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Is It Safe To Circumcise During Summer
Probably: Circumcision should always be done with anesthesia-usually a local injected nerve block. Even so, it is a stress for the baby; there may be bleeding, which is not likely, but severe blood loss might make the situation more severe. A few pvc's, however, can be normal. If your dr is in doubt, she could delay the circ until after evaluation by a pediatric cardiologist--but not beyond 2-3 wks of age. ...Read more
Beneficial practice: Regular bathing reduces the chance that the blisters of chickenpox will be invaded by bacterial agents. Group a strep, staph & others find the weeping lesions a fertile breeding ground.People are >50x more likely to get flesh eating strep during cpx. Most adults would choose to bathe with these odds but some may not. ...Read more
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No: It is safe to breastfeed in bed only if the breastfeeding mom won't fall asleep in bed with the baby (because there is a small chance that the baby will get tangled up in something and suffocate, or the baby might be accidentally smothered by the adult in the bed). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is up to you..: If you are physically and mentally well to have the desire for self-pleasure, why not. This should not affect you taking TB medications. If you are too ill from the TB and/or the medications and not feeling up to it, then hold off until you feel like doing so. No right or wrong here. Make sure you follow doc's advice on taking your TB meds and keep follow-up. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How safe is hair/root touch up during preg? Which trimester is it advisable to do it? Or avoid it completely?
Pregnancy: it is safe. if you want to be extra careful avoid in first trimester. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is safe and whatever position you can get comfortable in! ...Read more
No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Topical silicone: Dermatix gel is a topical silicone agent for preventing scars.A review of the material data safety sheets for the listed ingredients does not reveal any substantial risks. It is a good idea for any woman pregnant or considering pregnancy to read the entire label of any OTC medicine, even topical, for warnings.If any questions, contacting the manufacturer is the best way to get a definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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