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Cleaning dump truck LOTS of dirt some dirt in the air went up my nose when breathing could I be exposed to naegleria I live in a hot state FL?

Cleaning dump truck LOTS of dirt some dirt in the air went up my nose when breathing could I be exposed to naegleria I live in a hot state FL?

More information: It tends to be a water borne illness. This is some information on the topic from the Florida Health Department: http://newsroom.doh.state.fl.us/wp-content/uploads/newsroom/2014/06/06.04.14Naegleria-Fowleri.pdf It is unlikely, but the advise on the above link is useful. ...Read more

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In my dreams when i run I have trouble running lol. It's like i'm running in sand kinda or trying to walk thru mud. Why?

In my dreams when i run I have trouble running lol. It's like i'm running in sand kinda or trying to walk thru  mud. Why?

Dreams : Often what we eat and or drink before bedtime can affect what we dream about. You should consider having a regular schedule before bed time. You should also consider limiting sugar and alcohol before bedtime. If you get better sleep your more likely to sleep better which would therefore help you run faster in your sleep. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will chlorine in the swimming pool hurt severe sunburn?

Will chlorine in the swimming pool hurt severe sunburn?

Regardless of : Chlorine, if you have severe burning do you really want to be back in the sun before getting in some healing time? ...Read more

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How beneficial is a 1-3 mile jog and 100 push-ups 3-5 days out the week?

How beneficial is a 1-3 mile jog and 100 push-ups 3-5 days out the week?

Very: Any form of exercise that pushes your pulse rate into an aerobic range (say 70% or your age max, 210-your age x .7) is worth it; although it is also said that you need to work out for at least 20-30 minutes to get a real benefit;. ...Read more

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What are your thought of running after sclerotherapy? 24 -48 hours later.- run walk. 3.11 miles .

What are your thought of running after sclerotherapy?  24 -48 hours later.- run walk. 3.11 miles .

Best is to ask...: For immediate post-procdedural advice, it would be most reasonable to ask the performing doctor since s/he knows more of your individual conditions than anyone online, since a pertinent advice should reflect the location of surgical site, and the complexity and magnitude of the procedures. If unreachable or in doubt, just refraining from long walk or run for 1 week would not affect much endurance. ...Read more

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Can someone get a parasite from stepping into dirty rain water?

Can someone get a parasite from stepping into dirty rain water?

Not likely: Where are you? Are you barefoot? Is the water being dirtied by animal or human fecal matter? But not generally in the USA. ...Read more

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Why do people exhale before surface diving into a lake or swimming pool?

Why do people exhale before surface diving into a lake or swimming pool?

I don't know why: People would exhale prior to breaking into the water. There are people who hyperventilate to extend breath hold capacity. This isn't safe as it can cause one to blackout underwater. ...Read more

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I walked through dried blood on sidewalk and walked in my house/feet on furniture. Did I contaminate things/is it safe to pick things up/walk barefoot?

I walked through dried blood on sidewalk and walked in my house/feet on furniture. Did I contaminate things/is it safe to pick things up/walk barefoot?

Probably not: Unless the blog was wet and got all over your shoes then drip on the floor and rug etc you may have brought in infectious agents. If you are worried there are wipes that will kill 99.9% of the bacteria and viruses. If your furniture tolerated this you can kill the contaminants ...Read more

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Long walk outside, boyfriend comes in the house sits in front of the fan, sudden pouring blood, from nose, mouth, & eyes. Feels weak and light headed?

Long walk outside, boyfriend comes in the house sits in front of the fan, sudden pouring blood, from nose, mouth, & eyes. Feels weak and light headed?

Um, 911-level odd!: Weak & lightheaded makes sense if "pouring blood" out of eyes/nose/mouth. Sounds as needs an ambulance and er evaluation to determine what is going on--now. ...Read more

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Why do our hands get wrinkly when we're in water (e.g. swimming pool) for too long?

Why do our hands get wrinkly when we're in water (e.g. swimming pool) for too long?

Wrinkly: When sebum is washed off the skin, water is able to enter the outer layers of skin. ...Read more

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Cleaned dump truck with LOTS of dirt some went in the air and went up my nose (dirt dust) when breathing could I be exposed to naegleria I live in a ?

Cleaned dump truck with LOTS of dirt some went in the air and went up my nose (dirt dust) when breathing could I be exposed to naegleria I live in a ?

Naegleria: This is highly unlikely. there have only been just over 100 cases in the United States in the past 50 years and I have not seen a documented case in Florida. It is a good practice to wear a mask when working with anything that can be inhaled. ...Read more

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When walking in warm weather with flip flops my feet get warm and toes turn red?

When walking in warm weather with flip flops my feet get warm and toes turn red?

REALLY NOT GOOD FOR-: -walking except briefly, as U have 2 flex Ur toes with each step 2 keep the flip-flops from falling off when U R in the swing phase. can B irritating 2 the toes, also could it B from the sun exposure? ...Read more

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I find that the very humid tropical climate of south Florida, that lasts 9 months a year, interupts my hour long walks outdoors even in A.M. Advice?

I find that the very humid tropical climate of south Florida, that lasts 9 months a year, interupts my hour long walks outdoors even in A.M. Advice?

High: Humidity is tough to exercise in. Find a mall or air conditioned area to do your walks in. An hour of walking. Is good no matter where it is. Similar to up north where too cold to walk in winter. Head indoors ...Read more

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Referrals in San Francisco to assess achilles tendon injured running 50K mountain ultra-marathon this weekend.

Referrals in San Francisco to assess achilles tendon injured running 50K mountain ultra-marathon this weekend.

If you injured: Achilles tendon , need evaluation extent of injury , go to nearest ER , after assessing will refer you to the right doctor. Till it heals you may not participate in marathons for a while . ...Read more

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In detroit area, on city water, worried about naegleria fowleri - picked my nose in shower trying to get mucus out. Heard it can live in water heaters

In detroit area, on city water, worried about naegleria fowleri - picked my nose in shower trying to get mucus out. Heard it can live in water heaters

Feel calm.: There are no case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri occuring in Michigan between 1962 & 2016. REF: https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/naegleria/state-map.html ...Read more

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Stepped in nasty muddy water barefooted under my house have cut on my toe washed it stright off with water 30 min later with soap freaking out?

Stepped in nasty muddy water barefooted under my house have cut on my toe washed it stright off with water 30 min later with soap freaking out?

As a minor, you-: -should talk 2 Ur parents. If U R up to date on Ur tetanus, should B ok. Ask them if you R & tell them what U did. Good Luck! ...Read more