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Is It Safe To Leave My Baby Alone For A Few Minutes So I Can Shower
As soon as you want: Delivery begins a new stage in a kids life marked by gradual aquisition of new talents of independent living.If you have prepaired a safe sleeping area for baby at home, there is no reason not to leave them alone in that area as soon as they come home. You may desire to monitor their activities closely, but close monitoring can prevent restful sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is that harmful to sit in a chair for a long time? So how often should I leave my chair and take for a walk?
Sedentary lifestyle.: We know that the sedentary lifestyle,Mohicans many people lead for work, is not healthy. It would be wise to get up hourly to pace around a bit and stretch your legs. Even better, do a formal exercise walk in the morning or evening to combat the general ills of the sedentary lifestyle. Some people even put those little bicycle pedals under their desks to pedal while sitting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got circumcised a week and a half ago how long will it take to be able to swim at the pool will the chlorine hurt or will it be safe?
Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.
Depends on situation: What a baby is exposed to, not going out that can be a problem.Babies under 8 wks of age are at risk of germs acquired at birth that could produce meningitis or blood poisoning.Fever at that age willusually result in hospital admission. Public contact with those that may bring fever producing colds or other illness can lead to an avoidable hospitalization.Simple walks outsid are fine.Shopping not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it okay to smoke a cigarette if my filling fell out, and is dentemp okay to use if I have to wait a few days for repair?
Is it ok to do microdermabrasion for scars while on accutane(60mg) I know you have to wait a year for laser, but does that apply to this to?
There is always a: concern about scarring with any facial treatments for 6 months after completing course of accutane. If you are doing microdermabrasion for scars there is very little success with it, I would save my money and do lasers 6 months after completing course of accutane. I don't recommend abrasive treatments like microdermabrasion while on accutane. Again treat scars after finish ...Read more
I have a stye on my eyelid. If i give it compresses with steam from boiling water 2-3 times a day. How long will it take to go away?
Lid Stye: Careful with the steam! the tissue of the lid and around the eye is more sensitive than other parts of the body. You do not want to burn the tissue. Rule of thumb is to use a clean cloth like a wash cloth or hand towel and use hot tap water to wet the cloth and test it on the back of the hand before applying it to the eyelid. Massage the lid with the hot cloth. Apply 10 minutes 6 times a day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Huh?: Sorry but your question doesn't make much sense. Please try and be more specific. What do you mean by 8 weeks? Clean in what way? ...Read more
Today i had several teeth removed under a general anesthetic how long till me and my partner can make love again, is it best to wait a while?
My vagina is very itchy. I hear that qaudriderm will help.I use it but it last only for a while then I must repeat. It leave a yellow colour on panty?
Is it bad for the eyes to take a bath after work.I work with computers so my eyes is always stress, is it bad to soak my face wet after work?
When exactly do i ask for baby boy to be circumcised? After birth? Before? And is it very painful? how long does it take for it to heal? 1s tm mom
Depends: Many pediatricians expect to or cover the issue at a prenatal visit. Most use a local anesthetic, like that used to do stitches.That plus a little sugar water calms the kid. After the procedure they seem unconcerned. If done as a newborn it is usually healed in a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to take shower and be in the bathroom about an hour after husband uses CLR to clean it? 29 weeks pregnant
Ok to use: It is fine to use a dehumidifier. In summer air conditioners take humidity away also. ...Read more
What is a safe temp for my hot tub to be at for me to go in while I'm pregnant, I'm 5 weeks, i can turn it way down, shouldn't be an dif then bath?
Hot tub temp: Water temperature that you would use for a bath should be safe for a hot tub, as long as you don't prefer very hot temps. Prolonged exposure to hot temperatures in a tub, outdoors or elsewhere can make you feel faint. The vasodilation (veins stretch out to release heat) may make you feel worse during pregnancy, and should be avoided. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Can the INFANRIX HEXA vaccine (which includes Hepatitis B) cause elevated liver enzymes AST and ALT? If yes, is this dangerous for an infant?
2 answers:: 1. Hexa contains only a single protein component of Hep B and cannot cause Hepatitis by itself; 2. AST/ALT elevation can be a sign of a significant problem in an infant, and needs a thorough workup. With problems such as biliary atresia or galactosemia, this needs to be done sooner rather than later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi dr.! just wanted to ask if it's safe to give cod liver oil to a 2yr old child? if yes? what are the benefits of it to the child?Thank u & God bless
Not needed: Seafood would meet that requirement omega fats are present in them ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with fatty liver, my family has history of heart attacks, is it safe for me to take baby aspirin daily?
A friend w/ liver disease meld score 18, child-pugh11 needs inguinal hernia surgery caused by ascites.How safe is the surgery?What’s the survival rate
Talk to the: Surgeon and anesthesiologist, frequently that surgery can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation. ...Read more
I had a liver transplant on 05/23/2006 and a right hip replacement on 07/13/2011. I take 3 mg of prograf and baby aspirin for blood thinning. I have been taking 1000 mcg biotin for 7 years. Is 5000 mcg biotin safe for me?
Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabolic diseases , sometimes heart failure or prolonged jaundice, etc. It is important to see a liver specialist if your child has elevated liver enzymes and/or an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly). ...Read more
Healthy living: The liver has several functions, to support nutrition, to clean the blood and to make substances to support bodily function (proteins). It can be damaged by drugs and alcohol. The best thing you can do for your liver is to avoid being overweight, eat healthy, be active, minimal alcohol use, no illicit drug use. Check your liver function tests when you get your physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need info: why do you think your baby has liver problem Is your baby jaundiced? please send me more history ...Read more
Probably: The fda has required pfizer to add to their warning that abnormal liver functioning, jaundice, necrosis and hepatic (liver) failure and death have been reported by persons taking azithromycin. Fatty liver can be an early sign of liver damage. Whether having a fatty liver increases the risk of liver damage from Azithromycin is not yet known. ...Read more
Antibiotic: There are numerous antibiotics that would be safe. However, of course every illness has its own prescribed regimen. Also if a hepatic impaired patient does have to take a medicine that can impact their liver then often the dose is lowered and liver function is followed closely. ...Read more
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