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Can a hot tub kill scabies?

Can a hot tub kill scabies?

No: A prescription drug, Ivermectin, is the preferred treatment. The person with scabies and his/her contacts should all take the medication at the same time. See this site for more info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scabies/basics/definition/con-20023488 ...Read more

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In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?

In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?

Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more

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Nearly passing out after hot bath or hot shower? Why?

Nearly passing out after hot bath or hot shower? Why?

Vasodilate: Hot showers can lower your blood pressure by opening up (vasodilating) your blood vessels. This should be a brief episode . If it persists see your docotr. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

No harm: As the described scenarios should place you at any health risk. It likely will compromise the effectiveness of a condom, as it can "wash away" any spermicide and promote a condom "slipping off". ...Read more

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Anyone cured from "hot tub folliculitis"?

Anyone cured from "hot tub folliculitis"?

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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Keep vomiting after a nice warm bath?

Keep vomiting after a nice warm bath?

Sorry it didn't help: A nice warm bath is a good idea to help deal with many unpleasant symptoms: ease pain, aid sleep, reduce stress, help a cold (steam)...but I don't think helping nausea & vomiting would typically be expected. There are many causes of vomiting: pregnancy, viruses, food poisoning, meds, motion sickness, etc. If able, drink clear liquids, avoid solid food, then BRAT: bananas, rice, applesauce, toast ...Read more

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Describe hot tub folliculitis?

Describe hot tub folliculitis?

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

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Wil bath with epsom salts bring on labour?

Wil bath with epsom salts bring on labour?

Epson salts: will not bring on labour, but may slow onset of labour ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman soak in epsom salt baths?

Can a pregnant woman soak in epsom salt baths?

Yes: Epsom salt baths are not harmful to a pregnancy. You do want to make sure that the water you are soaking in isn't too hot, particularly in the first trimester. If you are sweating in the tub, get out and cool off. ...Read more

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Help for preventing hot tub folliculitis?

Help for preventing hot tub folliculitis?

Hot tub maintenance: Hot tubs need careful maintenance and attention to chlorine levels and ph. Because the water is hot, chlorine levels need to be fairly high and checked frequently, otherwise bacteria in the water can grow. Showering prior to getting into a hot tub can also reduce contamination. If you are not responsible for the hot tub maintenance, there is no way to tell if it is being done properly. ...Read more

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Would hot showers unfreeze recently frozen warts?

Would hot showers unfreeze recently frozen warts?

No: The process which freezes warts only lasts for 30-60 seconds. There is no prolonged "freezing" of the wart or the surrounding tissue, so taking a hot shower after a freezing application would not be contraindicated. ...Read more

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Can masturbation in bath tub cause uti?

Can masturbation in bath tub cause uti?

No: No good evidence to suggest that masturbation in a bath tub increases the risk of a uti. ...Read more

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Can u put bleach in bath watet fir boils?

Yes: A small amout of bleach, half a cup in a full bath tub, can clear any superinfection on the skin and may improve the odds of recovering from boils or having them recur., . ...Read more

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Dr which sitz bath is good for testicals pain hot or cold bath?

Dr which sitz bath is good for testicals pain hot or cold bath?

Hot: A hot bath helps many pelvic symptoms. 20 minutes twice a day is reasonable. ...Read more

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Is taking a hot or warm bath dangerous during pregnancy?

No : Unless the water is hot enough to burn you then bathing is perfectly acceptable. ...Read more

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Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more

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How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

Depends: 4 weeks minimum for the womb to close and as long as it takes for any incision or stitches to be closed. Jacuzzi or hot tubes frequently carry a lot of bacteria and the maintenance can not be assured. ...Read more

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I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi   that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

It's fine: Hot baths are a good idea for this problem. 101° is not typically too hot and permissible. Most people seem to shoot for baths around 102° to 104°. Anything beyond this becomes pretty uncomfortable. Let comfort direct what you do. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Sometimes humidity: Generally this may have to do with the water tension in the air. So hot dry air or hot moist air can be more difficult to breath in for some people. Typically patients with breathing problems (asthma, emphysema) do better with warm moist air (but not hot). Try saline nasal spray before entering the hot or dry environments. ...Read more

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Is it okay to let a healthy child take a mud bath at a spa?

Is it okay to let a healthy child take a mud bath at a spa?

Dream come true: Any kid would love a mud bath! mind the temperature and there are always showers close by. ...Read more

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I'm doing IVF and am on day 10 of injections. Can I go to the spa and get into the sauna, hot tub, and thermal bath? Will that be bad for my eggs?

I'm doing IVF and am on day 10 of injections. Can I go to the spa and get into the sauna, hot tub, and thermal bath? Will that be bad for my eggs?

Limit exposure: A spa tratment and therapy one or two times a week should not interfere with IVF; however I would avoid extemely hot temperatures in sauna and hot tub. Limit time wisely. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, can I have a hot spa bath to relieve sore muscles?

I'm pregnant, can I have a hot spa bath to relieve sore muscles?

Spa: It depends on how pregnant you are because the hot water can start to induce labor pains. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to bath with dawn?

Could it be healthy to bath with dawn?

Bathing: Bathing at dawn can wake you up to a new day. Bathing in the evening can relax you to sleep. Whenever we bathe we are washing away dead skin cells which is invigorating. The time of bathing is not otherwise significant. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

With Supervision: Children need to be supervised at bathtime. Do not leave your child, or even turn away, to answer the door or phone. Do not make the water deep, or too hot. Avoid getting water in mouth or nose, as this may frighten your child. Avoid getting soap in the eyes as this is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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When can I take a bath?

When can I take a bath?

Bath: If you wanted to know when you can take a bath after surgery, it is better to ask your surgeon when it is possible to do this. Otherwise, if you just want to know when you can take one, generally it is when you need it. ...Read more

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What exactly is a sitz bath?

What exactly is a sitz bath?

Hot bath you sit in : It is a commerciallly prepared tub, it is shaped like a chair, in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only hips and bottom. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain due to lower part of body like hemorroids, anal fissures, rectal surgery, bladder prostate, vagina, uterine cramps, episiotomy and inflammatory bowel disease you can improvise it with filling the bath tub and sitting in it. ...Read more

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How does an alcohol bath work?

How does an alcohol bath work?

Alcohol Bath: An alcohol bath can sooth skin as the alcohol evaporates when a child has a fever. BUT - Isopropyl alcohol can be absorbed through the skin. So - this can have serious side effects. Don't recommend ...Read more

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Does an ice bath help hydrate?

No: There is no reason to believe that an ice bath will hydrate your skin. Moisturizers are a better choice. ...Read more

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When take bath after hysterectomy?

When take bath after hysterectomy?

Varies: Different surgeons give different directions. I allow my patients to shower and or bathe in the tub starting the day after surgery. ...Read more

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What is a good way to take a bath?

GOOD BATH: The good way to take a bath is when you use soap to clean yourself all over and a good rinse followed by putting lotion to your skin to avoid dryness and itching. ...Read more

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At what age can kids take a bath alone?

Around 7-8 years: There is no perfectly safe age to take a bath alone in a tub, but kids under 4 yrs are at higher risk of drowning. Statistics from a few years ago show that 70-80 kids drown in bathtubs in the U.S. Each year. To be safest, wait until a child has good behavior, some common sense, plus the ability to easily get in and out of a full bathtub before thinking of leaving him alone. Otherwise, watch him! ...Read more

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How long can herpes survive in bath wayer?

Herpes simplex: You do not get herpes from bath water. The virus will die very quickly in the bath and transmission is virtually always by direct contact. ...Read more