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2 Boiling water burns, 5 days ago,above knee,size of index with thumb,blisters can i use Tegaderm &vaseline gauze and swim safely in pool and sea?
I Teach swim lessons. Cut hand (Small nick) coming out of water. Was touching kids to help them swim with cut actively bleeding. HIV?
Contrast water therapy, during my shower alternating 2 minutes of hot water with 30 seconds of very cold water. Will this aid in muscle recovery ?
Would help: Would help although moist heat and ice should benefit. ...Read more
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Is it better to do Neti Pot with warm water or room temperature? Any advantage to warm water? Using distilled water post-septoplasty.
Really bad idea: The real question is what slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, epsom salts, bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
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Seeking beneficial tips on facial steaming. I use a steamer occasionally to sweat out dirt and makeup from pores. Any tips to increase effectiveness?
Easy: The only reason for steaming is that you enjoy the sensation. There is no real benefit otherwise. ...Read more
How much faster does drinking Warm Salt Water help Nasal cilia move than drinking Regular Warm Water?
Nasal Rinses: Drinking warm salt water vs regular water will have no effect on your nasal cilia. Staying well hydrated with regular water can help thin out nasal secretions. Benefits of saline (saltwater) nasal rinses include: washes the mucus and irritants from your nose, moisturizes the sinus passages, studies have shown that nasal irrigation improves cell function (the cells that move the mucus work better). ...Read more
No: The best thing you can do is apply cold(ice) compresses, half hour on, half hour off immediately after the surgery. This will help keep the swelling down.Do this the first 8 hrs. Nothing will totally eliminate swelling. The amount of swelling you get is alsoproportional to the difficulty of the surgery, your age, overall health, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Toto toilets: Apparently very safe when used as directed. Any tool can be unsafe if directions are not followed or the tool is abused. They do require extra plumbing & are initially quite expensive, especially the ones with all the bells & whistles, but people who have used these toilets tell me they will never go back to anything else. ...Read more
I'd it safe to swim in chlorinated water pool during pregnancy ? And go to water parks staying in water for hours ? I'm 13 weeks pregnant
Will spraying shower with vinegar water after each shower help prevent spread of athletes feet? Will spread athle feet while being treatd if barefoot?
Relax: If you have athlete's foot you can soak your feet in vinegar for 3 minutes before taking a shower until athlete's foot is clear. Walking barefoot on dry surfaces will not spread athlete's foot fungus and actually helps to get rid of it. Thoroughly drying the feet after showering is helpful as well. ...Read more
Eye irritation: Chlorine is an eye irritant. It can create a mild chemical burn on the skin covering the white of the eye (conjunctiva) and the clear window of the eye (cornea). Although it is not dangerous, it is very uncomfortable. If you have sensitive eyes or are at a pool with a high chlorine level, wear swim goggles or a mask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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