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Tight fitting clothes when working out ok?

Tight fitting clothes when working out ok?

Preferably not.: Tight fitting clothes are not optimal for athletic activity - try loosely fitting clothes instead! ...Read more

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Can a guy get inside tight fitting clothes?

Can a guy get inside tight fitting clothes?

Tight Clothes Guy: His tight clothes or someone else's? If the first-- it's preference. If the second-- it's permission. ...Read more

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Can tight fitting clothes have and affect on your babys health?

Can tight fitting clothes have and affect on your babys health?

Nope!: Tight-fitting clothes have nothing to do with fetal health. Only if you diet to fit into the tight clothes you can cause poor fetal growth. ...Read more

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Will I restrict fetal growth if I wear tight fitting clothes?

Will I restrict fetal growth if I wear tight fitting clothes?

Nope!: Tight-fitting clothes have nothing to do with fetal growth restriction. Only if you diet to fir into the tight clothes you can cause poor fetal growth. ...Read more

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I am a virgin and I shaved my genitalia and the area around it with a razor.I got red acne-like bumps on one side of the area around it.It doesn't hurt unless I wear tight fitting clothes.What can it be and how can I get rid of it?

I am a virgin and I shaved my genitalia and the area around it with a razor.I got red acne-like bumps on one side of the area around it.It doesn't hurt unless I wear tight fitting clothes.What can it be and how can I get rid of it?

Maybe razor burn or: folliculitis. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Why do some people get miliaria itchy rashes when exercising?

Why do some people get miliaria itchy rashes when exercising?

Urticaria, exercise: The condition is called exercise induced urticaria, somewhat related to heat rash. The explanation is not clear. It is usually a benign condition manged with antihistaminics taken before exercising. ...Read more

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What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

It is just: A matter of time .Should have cleared by now unless your baby also have problems with cradle cap which may have made it worst. This is a very common rash seen in almost all babies ranging from mild to severe. Wipe face off with water.Avoid wool type clothings which may irritate the rash more.Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Going to the gym with miliaria. Can it spread?

Going to the gym with miliaria. Can it spread?

Miliaria: No - not contagious often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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Miliaria is the medical name for little sweat bumps, right?

Is basically right.: Miliaria is a skin disease with small and itchy rashes. It is common in hot and humid conditions, like the tropics in summer. It occurs in people of all ages, but is especially common in children and infants because of their underdeveloped sweat glands. ...Read more

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Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Miliaria: Often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

Yes.: Likely just contact dermatitis. 1 or 2 applications of a medium potency steroid cream should resolve problem. While irritated,avoid antiperspirant. If persists, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

CU changes rapidly.: Cholinergic urticaria (cu) will change within a few hours, if not, within a day; comes on more rapidly and leaves more rapidly. Cu will blanch. Taking a hot shower can bring cu instant on. Antihistamines done aggressively will help cu but not so much the heat rash of miliaria rubra. Cholinergic urticaria tends to be more uniform in appearance. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the explanation. ...Read more

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Could you over dry clothes in dryer?

Yes: You sure can, but I am wondering how your question can pertain to medicine? ...Read more

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What is the best way to launder my baby's clothes?

What is the best way to launder my baby's clothes?

Extra Rinse: You can wash your baby's clothes along with yours, although if your baby seems to have sensitive skin, you may want to do an extra rinse and avoid fragranced softeners. In most cases, it is not really necessary to buy special "baby" detergents! ...Read more

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What is the normal sizing of maternity clothes?

What is the normal sizing of maternity clothes?

Loose is best: This is a time to go for comfort and function over fashion. Pregnant women should look for oversized clothing they already have or can borrow. They can also buy boys' shirts. There is little need to spend a lot of money on fashionable clothes for pregnancy. A couple of pairs of pants and skirts with expandable waist might be enough. If planning to breast feed, pretty but functional tops are good. ...Read more

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