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Is it medically harmful to wear sunglasses at night?

Is it medically harmful to wear sunglasses at night?

Not at all: The only real danger is not being able to see what is around you. This is similar to the old wive's tale that reading in dim light is harmful to the eyes. As long as you can see well enough to get by, sunglass wear is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it harmful at all to wear ear plugs while sleeping at night?

Is it harmful at all to wear ear plugs while sleeping at night?

Safe ones are safe: Commercial ones cannot get deep into canal, so they are physically safe. Of course you could miss hearing a smoke alarm, or emergency call or intruder, but that's not really the same as causing harm. Just don't push them in too far and sleep well. ...Read more

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Is it bad to wear tampons at night while sleeping?

Is it bad to wear tampons at night while sleeping?

Tampons and sleep: Best to change tampons at least every 6-8 hours. The concern about keeping tampons in for long periods without changing is related to toxic shock syndrome (fever, rash, shock). You are also less likely to have other issues with vaginal discharge if you change tampons frequently. Best to also use tampons that are unscented. ...Read more

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Is it advisable fo woman to wear underpants at night while sleeping?

Is it advisable fo woman to wear underpants at night while sleeping?

Maybe: Bed clothes are strictly personal preference, if you have urine leakage at night then wearing underpants may be of benefit, otherwise they will have no significant effect on your sleep. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to wear chappals at home?

Is it necessary to wear chappals at home?

Chappals: If you mean a type of slipper or sandal, this depends on the condition of your home and your personal customs. If the floor is clean and you aren't worried about stepping on insects or other things, you could go barefoot. Here in arizona scorpions can occasionally get into people's houses -- not fun to find in the night! i'm a good aim with birkenstock thick-soled sandals. :-). ...Read more

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Is it not good to wear latex gloves all night?

Is it not good to wear latex gloves all night?

Breathe: Latex gloves will not allow your skin to breathe well, thus wearing them all night may cause significant issues if done for a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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Why is it annoying to wear glasses?

Why is it annoying to wear glasses?

Annoying eyeglasses: Discomfort wearing eyeglasses can be due to many reasons. Eye glasses can cause visual distortions and perception issues. Depending on the prescription, images can be smaller, larger , more elongated or slanted. If the problem is present only with a recent prescription, see your eye doctor to see if adjustments in your prescription can be made. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear reading glasses all day?

Yes: As long as you are expecting to see at the normal reading distance with them its ok. Please don't use them to see to drive a car. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear contacts to bed?

Is it safe to wear contacts to bed?

It's not preferred: Hard contacts should be taken out and cleaned at night in a special solution. Leaving them in could put you at risk for a corneal ulcer and dryness. See you eye doc on your next checkup. There are special contacts that you may wear to bed;. ...Read more

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Hello! is it unhealthy to wear bra? Or is recommended to wear?

Hello! is it unhealthy to wear bra? Or is recommended to wear?

Personal Choice: It will not hurt your health not to wear a bra. Some women feel more comfortable or more attractive wearing a bra. ...Read more

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Is wearing SPF 30+ enough protection? Do I really need a hat everyday or is that only recommended? Will fluorescent lights also cause flare-ups?

Is wearing SPF 30+ enough protection? Do I really need a hat everyday or is that only recommended? Will fluorescent lights also cause flare-ups?

What condition?: If you mean Polymorphic Light Eruption, then you will need to avoid exposure to lights which trigger your problem . SPF 30 is sufficient for partial sun protection but should be applied about 45 mins prior to exposure and every 2 hrs thereafter when exposed to the sun. Wearing a hat with wide brim is always a good idea. I still don't know whether you have lupus or something else. ...Read more

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Is it safe for small children to wear glasses?

Is it safe for small children to wear glasses?

Very safe: Children as young as 6 months get fitted with glasses. It actually helps with vision and prevents potential complication like blindness. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear contacts even if your vision is good?

Is it okay to wear contacts even if your vision is good?

Usually: It is possible to wear contatcs for sometic purposes, such as to change your eye color. It is important to realize that these are medical devices. Do not share contacts with others, as tears can be a source of infectious diseases. Also, smoking and wearing contact lenses over night increases the risk of infections and corneal ulcers. ...Read more

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Is it bad to wear glasses meant for driving all the time?

Is it bad to wear glasses meant for driving all the time?

Not to my knowledge : As long as you achieve clear ; comfortable vision, it should be fine to use whenever you wish. ...Read more

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How safe is it to wear soft contacts while sleep?

How safe is it to wear soft contacts while sleep?

Depends: on the type of contact. There are a few brands that can safely slept in. Discuss this with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be wearing contacts while dying hair?

Is it safe to be wearing contacts while dying hair?

Yes: Just be careful and not get the dye near the eyes. The damage dye can do is minimal and is the same whether or not you are using contact lenses. Just do it carefully or have it professionally done. ...Read more