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Is it safe and ok to wear tampons?

Is it safe and ok to wear tampons?

Tempons safety: Yes it is safe to wear tempons.There are advantages of wearing tempons versus pads, you can swim and ride horses if you use tempons.Pads are bulky and sometimes can cause rash inside of thighs or back.There is a myth that tempons can get lost in the body, but it is only a myth.The only very rare condition can be caused by tempons is toxic shock syndrome which can be fatal, you have to know this. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use tampons?

Yes: As long as you change tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. Ensure that you remove the tampon within 8 hours at the longest. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear heels while pregnant?

Is it ok to wear heels while pregnant?

Bare-foot N pregnant: As your belly enlarges and center of gravity changes, wearing high heels may predispose you to falling. Also, likely you will get some swelling of feet toward the end, wearing heel may not be comfortable. Early in pregnancy should not be a problem and most working mothers do so as career people often wear high-heels for work. Congrats on your pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear heels while pregnant?

Is it safe to wear heels while pregnant?

Yes: I'm not aware of any adverse affects. However, use your better judgment. In pregnancy, particularly during the later stages, your center of gravity/balance can change. So, it's best to avoid anything that can increase your risk of falls/trauma. ...Read more

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When is it OK for a baby to wear sunscreen?

When is it OK for a baby to wear sunscreen?

Sunscreen is OK to use on babies 6 months or older: Younger babies should use other forms of sun protection. Consider these guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Food and Drug Administration and the American Cancer Society: For babies 6 months or older. , For babies younger than 6 months. . When choosing baby sunscreen, pick a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more. Apply sunscreen generously, and reapply every two hours — or more often if your baby is spending time in the water or perspiring. To avoid irritating your baby's skin and eyes, consider using a sunscreen that contains only inorganic filters, such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Avoid using products that combine sunscreen and the insect repellent DEET, since sunscreen must be regularly reapplied and insect repellent typically doesn't need to be reapplied. Remember, just a few serious sunburns can increase your baby's risk of skin cancer later in life. Taking simple steps now can go a long way toward protecting your baby from the risks of sun exposure. . ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear makeup in pregnancy?

Is it safe to wear makeup in pregnancy?

Probably: Yes, it's probably safe, especially if you're buying conventional products sold in stores. On the other hand, no testing of the sort that would be necessary to absolutely prove the safety has been done. It would not be ethical to, say, take a bunch of pregnant women and lather half of them with tons of makeup and the leave the other half untouched to compare the rate of birth defects. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear contacts while having sty?

Is it okay to wear contacts while having sty?

Bad idea: A sty is a bacterial infection of a gland close to the eye. Manipulating a contact lens may rupture the sty and spread the bacteria across the cornea ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear seamless underwear or is cotton better?

Cotton is best: Non-cotton thong panties are the worst. Both statements refer to risk for developing a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear a retainer while sick?

Is it ok to wear a retainer while sick?

Yes!!!: Skipping out on retainer wear will cause you more issues with your teeth later. Lack of consistent retainer wear will allow your teeth to drift away from their ideal positions. You will experience a tight (hurt) sensation with your retainers. Take advil (ibuprofen) and wear them until they fit like an old favorite pair of shoes. ...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 and also effective to use solo care aqua solution if it has recently expired \u0026#40;5/2014\u0026#41;, is it still good to use on my lenses or not . And of course i didn't open it before.

Prob ok: If I am reading the label correctly, it expires this month. But why run the risk, maybe the next time you are out just go by for afresh bottle. There are reasons for that date of expiration. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear daily disposable contact lenses everyday? Or is it better to sometimes wear glasses? Or does it not matter?

Is it okay to wear daily disposable contact lenses everyday?  Or is it better to sometimes wear glasses? Or does it not matter?

It is OK: The nice thing about daily disposable lenses is that they are always clear and you do not expose the eye to cleaning chemicals. In ordinary use, they are out of the eye at night and so the eye can be comfortable and stable. It is always a good idea to have back up eyeglasses, used perhaps on weekends and certainly whenever the eye gets red or irritated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear a tampon for 10 hours?

Is it safe to wear a tampon for 10 hours?

Maybe, maybe not: The longer a tampon stays inserted, the higher the risk for bacterial infection. It is difficult to say whether 6 hours is ok, and 10 hrs is not, but most recommend no longer than 6 hours. ...Read more