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Nanok Sleeping Bags
Bulkhead???: To clarify you do not mean bulkhead as in overhead compartments? If yes then obviously that is not safe. If you mean in a bassinet at your feet for long flights it is just as safe as as infant being in your arms. I would recommend if airline allows that the bassinet is somehow secured during takeoff and landing. ...Read more
Dark Eye Circles: Dark circles under eyes usually aere not a sign of exhaustion or serious illness. They can be cuased by a number of things: seasonal allergies, a cold, a sinus infection, lifestyle (smoking, alcohol) and very offten food sensitivities. Best thing to do is determine if you have food sensitivities by either food allergy testing or rotation diet (look on the internet or read "diet wise". ...Read more
Bought Sena Nuna mini for sleeping. Has crease down middle so mattress can fold and be portable. Can sleeping on crease harm newborn baby?
Unsafe: If they contain these chemicals-bisphenol a(bpa) and phthalates.They have been linked to numerous health problems in babies eg cancer, endocrine disruption, developmental delay, reproductive system damage etc. The safest choice for storing breast milk are glass bottles as it will not react w milk & not treated w harmful chemicals.You can use polypropylene/polyethylene plastic or bpa-free plastic. ...Read more
65y/o male, w/colostomy bag, surgery 13wk ago¬hing but sick, vomiting some blood, dehydrated, feces in stomach, bags don't work.Lost faith in doc.Advise?
Bowel obstruction: You may have a bowel obstruction or abscess from resolving infection. You need IV fluid, possible ct scan or xray, bloodwork and possible antibiotics. Many early bowel obstructions within weeks of surgery resolve with conservative medical care. Call your surgeon or go to the hospital if you are feeling really sick. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
What allergy masks are effective and comfortable for sleeping? Being reusable, machine washable and not requiring replacement filters would a big plus
Too good to be true: There is no mask that can be comfortable and effective yet washable. Sometimes a HEPA filter in the bedroom right above your head may help. The best approach is avoidance especially if you are allergic to dust mites. Consult an allergist. ...Read more
A little bit: The caffeine in tea bags may produce a small amount of vasoconstriction which will help improve dark circles under the eyes. There are other topical products which will probably be more effective. For more severe bulging under the eyes, blepharoplasty is a effective long term solution. Seek a qualified facial plastic surgeon for specific recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't do it: There is no medical or logical reason to do that. ...Read more
Can I use home made cucumber eye pads to help reduce the puffiness and dark blue color under my eyes from being tired and sleeping late?
CPAP: distilled water only comes in gallon jugs here. I use tiny bit each nite. How to store opened jug? How long it safe to use in cpap humidifier?
Mgt: I would recommend storing the water in the fridge and using a new gallon bottle after one week. ...Read more
M57, accidentally sprayed one puff of mortein insect spray on eyes and nose. Formula imiprothin 0.02% permethrin 0.03% d-trans allethrin 0.10%.Advise?
Irrigate with saline: Flush the nose with saline spray until relief of symptoms. See an ENT doctor if they persist. ...Read more
I'm on invisalign for 9 months.Can sleeping in my room of 11 years worth of squirrel feces, urine in walls made my invisalign treatment less effective
Sleep mask: NoGet a more detailed answer ›