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Doctor insights on: Is It A Good And Safe Practice To Run Tap Water Over The Eyes

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Could use your help docs! my eye doctor told me to wash my gas permeable rigid contact lenses with tap water. Is that safe?

Could use your help docs! my eye doctor told me to wash my gas permeable rigid contact lenses with tap water. Is that safe?

Gas perm contacts: Need more cleaning than just tap water. There are several brands of lens cleaners available on the market. Every evening after you remove them, you should use a daily cleaner to remove any debris and deposits from the lenses. You can rinse the cleaner off with tap water then you should soak the lenses overnight in a lens conditioning solution. ...Read more

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My 2 1/2 year old is running a slight temp, but is also suffering from congestion and puffy red watering eyes, is it safe to give her tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl? If so, how much should the doses be?

My 2 1/2 year old is running a slight temp, but is also suffering from congestion and puffy red watering eyes, is it safe to give her tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl? If so, how much should the doses be?

Better to be seen: By her doctor or any other doctor, given what you described, you can give Tylenol (acetaminophen) as per recommended on the package for age/weight till seen, but definitely need to be evaluated, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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I masturbate under running tap water. Does it make my clitoris weak or would it harm me any way?

I masturbate under running tap water. Does it make my clitoris weak or would it harm me any way?

No reason to be..: What you have done should not affect your feeling and should bear no harm to you. Of course, excessive physical stimulation may induce unwanted irritation to any part of body. So, avoid overindulgence. More? Seek counseling timely or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode at RQPWJC. Best wish... ...Read more

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What makes fibroids make one bleed like a running tap water during menses ? And 2. Why the bleeding during menses? Are they fighting for blood ?

What makes fibroids make one bleed like a running tap water during menses ? And 2. Why the bleeding during menses? Are they fighting for blood ?

Depends : Some people with fibroids have no problems with bleeding. Others have horrible cycles. The size and location of the fibroids make all the difference. Large fibroids draw lots of blood to the uterus. Fibroids affecting the cavity of the uterus tend to cause worst menstrual cycles. If you're bleeding this much then you should seek treatment. ...Read more

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My nose is constantly running. And my eyes water a lot too.

My nose is constantly running. And my eyes water a lot too.

Allergies or cold.: Usually a runny nose is indicative of allergies of a cold. For the former, you could also have headache, facial pains, earache, and scratchy throat. For the latter, you could be achy and feverish. ...Read more

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This might sound funny - but I flushed my eyes with the water running at high pressure, would this cause any problems?

This might sound funny - but I flushed my eyes with the water running at high pressure, would this cause any problems?

Don't use high pressure: On eyes, check with your pediatrician. You must be 17 to post on Health Tap. Thanks! ...Read more