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Paraffin Wax Bath Risks
What are the potential long term health concerns/effects of inhaling paraffin wax fumes for two years in a work environment for an average of 25+ hrs?
OSHA and paraffin: The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a governmental agency designed to protect workers from job-related injuries. Please refer to the link below to review their evaluation of paraffin in the workplace: https://www.osha.gov/dts/sltc/methods/partial/pv2047/2047.html ...Read more
I'll bet zero: Husbands and wives seldom infect one another even when having regular unprotected intercourse. I'm not worried about sharing bath towels. Sorry you got a scare. If this is someone you really care about, i'm glad for both of you. Good luck. ...Read more
If my face soap fall in the floor during my bath, it will be contaminated? there's a way to clean without risks?
It's all dirty...: Germs are everywhere. If you are overly concerned about dropping the soap and it becoming contaminated I bet these types of things routinely cause you great stress and anxiety. You should talk to your doctor about possible OCD. There are medicines and therapies that can help reduce stress in these situations. http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/obssessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With Supervision: Children need to be supervised at bathtime. Do not leave your child, or even turn away, to answer the door or phone. Do not make the water deep, or too hot. Avoid getting water in mouth or nose, as this may frighten your child. Avoid getting soap in the eyes as this is uncomfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hot bath you sit in : It is a commerciallly prepared tub, it is shaped like a chair, in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only hips and bottom. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain due to lower part of body like hemorroids, anal fissures, rectal surgery, bladder prostate, vagina, uterine cramps, episiotomy and inflammatory bowel disease you can improvise it with filling the bath tub and sitting in it. ...Read more
Yes: Sage (Salvia Officinalis) is one of the oldest remedies for a myriad of conditions, particularly for relief of minor muscle discomforts. The literature cites these various conditions specifically. No harm is reported. When planning use of any prep for a bath consider placing it in cheesecloth then adding it in your tub. This aids in after bath clean-up and protects your plumbing. Enjoy! ...Read more
See below: Your toddler may not actually be scared of a bath. Toddler hood is all about striving for independence. It may be that your toddler is simply protesting that he or she does not want to take a bath at a particular time. Make bath time fun, make sure water temperature is fine, and do not make it into a battle. ...Read more
Gloves: Yes. You should wear gloves.Get a more detailed answer ›
Doubtful but...: I never heard this & it seems unlikely but i researched it.2 types are claimed to help- epsom salt baths increase magnesium levels. It's claimed dr. Oz says this helps you to detoxify which can reduce weight- does he really claim this? Others tout himalayan salt baths to reduce stress & "clear your energy field" resulting in weight loss.There's no research to support these claims, but safe to try! ...Read more