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Is It Safe To Go Into A Hot Tub If You Have Sciatica
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
I have svt. Is it safe to go in a hot tub or jacuzzi? The temperature is usually 105-120 degrees. H s-s
Could a hot tub tanning booth be safer using water to diffract, and control steadiness of uv absorption?
Is it safe to get in a hot tub for short increments of time in the very beginning of the third trimester?
Yes: Some women find that a hot tub will help them get through the discomforts of the 3rd trimester. Be sure to drink lots of cool water and not to stay in for more than 10 minutes at a time. Water temperature below 104 will decrease risk of low blood pressure causing a woman to feel faint or pass out. ...Read more
I'd never suggest it: While i applaud you efforts to share things that help you relax, i would never recommend a hot tub for an infant.If a kid is old enough to converse with you they can tell u they are dizzy or having other early sighs of over heating. Though they might seem to enjoy the activity, they don't understand or appreciate it the way you do but their greater surface area/ body mass makes them more at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I go on a beach holiday 2 days after an epidural? Can I be in the sun, swim, go in a hot tub, will I be ok?
Talk to doctor: If you feel healthy enough for these activities you should be okay. The drug used for epidural will be out of your system in 2 days. Why you need an epidural is more important than the epidural itself. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more
My 3yo goes back n forth from the pool to the hot tub. I don't let him stay in hot tub for more than a couple minutes at a time. Is this o.K?
Under supervision: I would be more concerned about an accident than the water temperature. Make sure that the child is supervised at all times. ...Read more
It's relaxing: Helps with minor muscle strains- i think it's good! ...Read more
No: Healthy women who have sexual intercourse frequently get uti's. Certain factors, like using spermicides or diaphragms for contraception, or not drinking very much fluid (dehydration) can increase your risk. Hot tubs or any tub baths can cause more vaginitis (yeast). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncleaned hot tub.: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles. The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics. The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash. ...Read more
Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Acid (vinegar) soaks or other agents. Systemic treatment is often centered around oral antibiotics. Sometimes people will carry the bacteria in the nose and eradication there will cure the problem. See a dermatologist to help with management. ...Read more
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