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I have a month and a half old newborn. My boyfriend washes his hands for 10 to 12 seconds after using the bathroom and then holds my newborn. Is this timing good enough for washing hands?

I have a month and a half old newborn. My boyfriend washes his hands for 10 to 12 seconds after using the bathroom and then holds my newborn. Is this timing good enough for washing hands?

Recommendations: Cdc wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap. Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the "happy birthday" song from beginning to end twice. Rinse your hands well under clean, running water. Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them. ...Read more

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The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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I found out that I have a quite big prostate. It is possible that is why everynight I have to go to the bathroom at least 3 or 4 times? Thanks.

Possibly : BPH and enlarged prostate is one cause of nocturia , getting up at nite. You may not be emptying your bladder due to the enlargement, causing you to get up at nite. BPH may cause bladder overactivity or irritative type symptoms also.However there are many other medical causes such as diabetes congestive heart failure and medications that can cause nocturia. ...Read more

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Got up to go to the bathroom last night, was sitting and the room start to spin around for about 5 seconds, should I be concerne i had taken 10mg cestor and 225mg of propafenone, i take the cestor 1 tme a day and the propafenone 3 times a day and 1 time a

Got up to go to the bathroom last night, was sitting and the room start to spin around for about 5 seconds, should I be concerne i had taken 10mg cestor and 225mg of propafenone, i take the
cestor 1 tme a day and the propafenone 3 times a day and 1 time a

To : To be on the safe side, because of the medications you are taking which could affect heart rhythm, please see your cardiologist or internist and have an ekg taken. If you have recurrent symptoms, vomiting, headache, chest pain, or new symptoms then go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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What is a narvous bladder? Is that when you have to go to the bathroom 2-3 times before each time you leave the house?

What is a narvous bladder? Is that when you have to go to the bathroom 2-3 times before each time you leave the house?

Anxiety channelled: People can channel anxiety and stress into the bladder causing frequent voiding, just as anxiety can be channeled into migraines, ulcer disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Once started, it can cause excessive focus on the bladder and ultimately a maladaptive habit is formed. ...Read more

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I think I might have a bladder problem I at least go to the bathroom more than 8 times during the day and three or more times per night. Please help! ?

I think I might have a bladder problem I at least go to the bathroom more than 8 times during the day and three or more times per night. Please help! ?

Diabetes?: You could have a bladder problem, but a much more common situation is diabetes mellitus. See your doctor to get a history and physical examination as well as the appropriate testing to rule in or to rule out common causes of your symptoms and to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am suffering from the continuing problems in the stomach and that makes me compelled to go to the bathroom several times?

I am suffering from the continuing problems in the stomach and that makes me compelled to go to the bathroom several times?

See Dr: Could be irritable bowel, or any of a large # of causes. Should be evaluated first to be sure is not a more serious source, then symptom management can safely be recommended. See your dr or a GI dr. ...Read more

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In my 7-8 hours sleep i wake 3-4 times to go to the bathroom, it takes 5-10 minutes to go back to sleep, does that interrupt my sleep cycle?

In my 7-8 hours sleep i wake 3-4 times to go to the bathroom, it takes 5-10 minutes to go back to sleep, does that interrupt my sleep cycle?

Potentially: the more fragmented your sleep is, the more likely it is that it can affect how you feel during the day. That being said, it is still normal to wake up at least 4-6 times during the night between sleep . If you are noticing daytime symptoms you may want to consider seeing a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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I go to the bathroom around 15 times a day i can't even leave my house anymore i had surgery to a benign 6cm tumour on my ovary 2 months ago?

I go to the bathroom around 15 times a day i can't even leave my house anymore i had surgery to a benign 6cm tumour on my ovary 2 months ago?

Exam: It sounds you need a visit to your gynecologist who performed the surgery. Your doctor can discuss the many causes of increased frequency and do addition studies to see if the problem is medical or surgical. ...Read more