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Leaking Bathtub Faucet
I am 34 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I am slowly leaking amniotic fluid and was wondering is it safe to get in the bathtub?
Can sperm somehow get stuck into pipes if you masturbated into a bathtub faucet? What is its lifespan in there?
No.: The shutoff valve for a bathtub faucet is several inches away from the outlet itself and the semen will not reach the water supply beyond the tub spout. Sperm has a lifespan outside the male body in ideal conditions for about 24 hrs. It would be vanishingly unlikely that your sperm could remain viable to cause a pregnancy should a fertile woman take a bath or engage in running water masturbation. ...Read more
Luke warm H2O is ok: Ice cubes cause vasoconstriction--constriction of blood vessles, will not serve the purpose of loosing the heat hence not advisable. Lukewarm-just minimally warm to touch is good. Tepid sponging -clean wash towels soaked in cold water and applied over body surfaces is sufficient for fevers upto 103. But above that temp.Bath tub filled up with lukewarm water and getting into it will help to reduce. ...Read more
Is 1-regular bending bad for your back? Or
2-sustained bending ie while cleaning bathtub/garden , ect?
That depends on : Whether you have a back problem to begin with and how well you take care of yourself in terms of not smoking, not being overweight and exercising regularly. These activities can put you at risk for back issues but are not necessarily bad for you if they are not causing pain in the first place and you meet the above criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soon he will enjoy: Babies react differently to the initial bathing process. For most it is a transition period before they enjoy it. My first screamed terribly for the first months of bathing then loved it. My second has loved the bath since week one. Be patient and it will get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For what it's worth.: I know it sounds hard to believe, but.....I have treated warts for almost 40 years and I cannot remember when I could confirm one family member spreading warts to another by way of the bathtub. It might have something to do with the smooth surface of the tub. Possibly the flowing of the water. Go figure. ...Read more
I poured bleach in daughters moldy bathtub& totally forgot& it evaporated & made her room smell for a few days before I discovered it. Will she be ok?
Bleech: She should be ok, try to ventilate the room, open a window or use an air filter, make sure you rinse the bath tub well from the evaporated bleech before using it. Good luck ...Read more
I have 2 questions, so I got In the bathtub and laid back and pushed out what looks like white stuff came out of me what could that possibly be and my?
Vaginal candidiasis?: Without more information I am guessing that you may be referring to a vaginal discharge caused by Candida(yeast) or possibility by Bacterial vaginosis. You can go here to read about vaginitis and the usual treatments: http://bit.ly/1JVkayq ..and..http://bit.ly/1MgEs78 ...Read more
You don't: An "oatmeal" bath is not made using oat meal. During the process of milling oats, a fine dust like powder is created. That fine powder is known for it's soothing qualities when added to a lukewarm bath.If you dump oatmeal in a tub you will just get a mess.The powder is packaged & sold & that's what you need if you want to try it. ...Read more
Using certain device: Ther are very specific devices that can safely assist to accomplish this: bars, handles, specially made tubs, etc. The most important lesson here (for any health and safety issue is: don't do it alone. No worthwhile human endeavor was ever discovered or accomplished by being an island. Our society has to begin valuing human capiital, cooperation, connectivity, coordination, caring over the $ god! ...Read more
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