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Will humidity changes affect acne?

Will humidity changes affect acne?

Sometimes: It is possible. Any condition that can promote the obstruction of skin pores can certainly lead to. The development of acne lesions. ...Read more

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Would weather/climate/humidity changes affect acne?

Would weather/climate/humidity changes affect acne?

Not much: You need to recognize that all acne is manageable with today's scientific rx. If you can't keep it under control with topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes?

Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes?

Sinus swelling: Runny, stuffy, congested nose with pressure behind the eyes, and sometimes post nasal discharge are suggestive of chronic rhinitis. Appropriate evaluation by ear nose and throat specialist and or allergist will be helpful. Medicines to help symptoms and possible immunotherapy (allergy injections) , if indicated, will be helpful. Humidity changes can affect the symptoms. ...Read more

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Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes. Superstitious?

Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes. Superstitious?

Not at all !: Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the way your sinus drain. Also some molds and other allergens may be more active with weather changes. ...Read more

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Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes or it rains! help?

Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes or it rains! help?

Allergy: You may have some kind of allergy. You may want to take allergy medication or decongestin. It may be a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in my head whenever there is a humidity change. Can someone help?

Pain in my head whenever there is a humidity change. Can someone help?

Pain meds: There are multiple casual factors that may precipitate the headaches. Low or high barometric pressure could induce the headaches. First i would get a brain MRI and a cat scan sinus survey to rule out sinusitis. If all negative, i would prescribe narcotics, nonsteroidals anti-inflammatory agents, fioricet, and topamax (topiramate). ...Read more

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It preeclampsia more common when there is a sudden humidity change?

It preeclampsia more common when there is a sudden humidity change?

No.: Preeclampsia is a common maternal disease of the third trimester of the pregnancy and results from poor placental invasion of the maternal vessels in the first trimester of pregnancy that later leads to placental failure. Atmospheric conditions have nothing to do with that. ...Read more

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Can an abrupt change in weather patterns and humidity be a factor in a meniere's disease attack? I have meniere's and have experienced a prolonged attack (over 36 hrs) the longest I have endured to date. I was just wondering if the changes in humidity an

Can an abrupt change in weather patterns and humidity be a factor in a meniere's disease attack? I have meniere's and have experienced a prolonged attack (over 36 hrs) the longest I have endured to date.  I was just wondering if the changes in humidity an

Well, : Well, yes a change in barometric pressure , or any stress, could probably bring on a meniere's attack. It would be highly unusual for a meniere's attack to last 36 hours. As a matter of fact, by definition, meneire's attacks last less than 24 hours. Do you have fullness in one ear and hearing loss that has gone up and down with attacks? If not, you more likely have migraine associated dizziness, which is frequently confused with meniere's disease, and much, much more likely to last 36 hours, and happen as a result of a change in the weather. Discuss your symptoms with your ent. ...Read more

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Any change in temperature or humidity makes my ears 'pop open' after a couple of hours. A 'misty' mucous forms in my nasal passages. Any treatment?

Any change in temperature or humidity makes my ears 'pop open' after a couple of hours. A 'misty' mucous forms in my nasal passages. Any treatment?

A decongestive: oral medication can help (anti-histamine /decongestive eg Xyrtec D) as well as a NASAL spray like AFRIN! Discuss with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to humidity?

No: Humidity is a measure of the moisture content in the air. One cannot be allergic to humidity. ...Read more

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How does humidity affect breathing?

How does humidity affect breathing?

Humidity: Humidity in the air makes it comfortable for us to breathe. Dry air is irritant to the lining of airways and lungs. In some people dry air can trigger asthma. ...Read more

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What is a safe humidity level for my baby's room?

What is a safe humidity level for my baby's room?

See below: A humidity range between 40-60% is healthy for the body, mainly because bacteria have a hard time growing in this range. The epa’s recommendation of 30-50% is mainly for preventing mold growth in the house. Geographically, most infants acclimate well to any environment. Don't worry! ...Read more