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Is It Safe To Go Into A Hot Tub If You Have Sciatica
I have svt. Is it safe to go in a hot tub or jacuzzi? The temperature is usually 105-120 degrees. H s-s
No it is not safe: No it is not safe if you suffer from svt. ...Read more
Could a hot tub tanning booth be safer using water to diffract, and control steadiness of uv absorption?
Salts in bath: Epsom salts, Dead sea salts and other specialty salts can be great. ...Read more
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
See below: After your pacemaker has been inserted, it will be safe for you to go into the hot tub. ...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?
It's relaxing: Helps with minor muscle strains- I think it's good! ...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 more
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
Depends?: It is if the water is too hot! Otherwise, if it is comfortable for you and pleasurable to you and you do not do this for an extended period of time, there is probably no harm to you from this. You may have some drying and chaffing and could have some other irritation. You may need to apply some moisturizer to the area afterward. Make sure the water and the tub are hygienic! Stop if concern. ...Read more
Allergy?: Some times very hot shower makes one itch. But if this is a hot Tub bath, may be it is not cleaned properly and whatever is used for Tub bath is irritating your skin. Take a quick shower and use Aveeno or oatmeal soap. Apply coconut oil to smooth and or Bemadryl cream for itching. You will feel better. If you develop rashes despite this then it is time to get examined. ...Read more
YES: Please enjoy what little time you may have with a new baby to relax. ...Read more
It may: Heat and relaxation can help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Human body temp is 98.6. 96 degrees will not hurt you. Ask about chemicals in the hot tub. ...Read more
My 3yo great nephew loves the hot tub. I don't let him stay in for more than a couple minutes. I was told he shouldn't be in there at all. Is that tru?
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
Yes: Endometrium is not likely to be exposed to water in a hot tub. ...Read more
Not a commmon thing: Hot-tub can cause skin infections/folliculitis; certainly can cause infection on/around the vagina areas causing symptoms of vaginitis etc...Often, pseudomonas are the offending bugs, and they can be cause of uti, but e. Coli makes up the bulk of cause >70%. If you are having symptoms of UTI or vaginitis, your doc can help sort it out and provide rx accordingly. Good luck. ...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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