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What is the best home treatment for my poofy eyelid?

What is the best home treatment for my poofy eyelid?

See an EyeMD.: "poofy" eyelids may be from allergies, if so cold compresses are helpful. If due to clogged oil glands (meibomitis), then hot compresses are better. Take a clean sock, fill it with rice, put in microwave for 30-40 seconds and place over closed eyes for 15 minutes 2x/day. If no better see an eye care professional. ...Read more

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The bottom of my right eye is very itchy and red and kind of poofy. And it's very irritating. I found out that I got this morning to go to school. I haven been using anything else to cure it lately... Because I really don't know how. So I wanna know the t

The bottom of my right eye is very itchy and red and kind of poofy. And it's very irritating. I found out that I got this morning to go to school. I haven been using anything else to cure it lately... Because I really don't know how. So I wanna know the t

Bleparoconjuctivitis: Assuming you mean your eyelid is swollen. This is probably a bacterial infection. If it occurs in the other eye it may be viral. Treatments includes antibiotic eyedrops possibly topical steroids and more advanced cases oral antibiotics. An exam is indicated to initiate the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a hard time pooing?

I have a hard time pooing?

Constipation: Hi lisa, start with the basics: water, exercise, and eating frequent meals. Try to avoid laxatives or harsh colon cleanses. You can also try prunes, green tea, and greens in general. It could also be that you are stressed. Whatever you do, do not strain to have bowel movement. This can produce hemorrhoids. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is the pool good for your skin?

Is the pool good for your skin?

WATER dries out skin: Dry, itchy skin is caused by being in the water too long. This washes away the natural oils that coat the outer layer of the skin drying it out. Tiny fissures (cracks) can form, which leads to itchy skin. You should rinse off your skin after pool use and use plenty of moisturizer. ...Read more

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What causes puffy face and body?

What causes puffy face and body?

2 major causes: Low serum albumen due to kidney or liver disease, malnutrition, malabsorption, or cancer. The other major cause is hormonal: cushing's disease from adrenal disease or cushings syndrome from exogenous steroid use and premenstrual syndrome in young women. Finally, there are many people who feel "puffy" but really aren't. ...Read more

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How many times should a person pooh?

Bowel Habits: There are many variables here that make this question hard to answer. It is always better to ask about your own symptoms or experiences rather than finding a 'norm'. But in many cases most people have one or two bowel movements per day. ...Read more

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When can I bring my baby in the pool?

When can I bring my baby in the pool?

Depends on intent: You can begin to introduce a baby to a playful pool experience as early as a few weeks, as long as you pay strict attention to the babies breathing and comfort. This can help avoid fear of the water in the older child. The drawback is you must always closely monitor a childs poolside behavior as they age. Limited understanding of pool dangers mayresult in tragedy. You cannot drownproof a child. ...Read more

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What are signs of poor mental health?

What are signs of poor mental health?

Many: There are many symptoms of mental problems and these are often specific to a particular problem. In general, poor mental health is noted by poor interpersonal relationships, an inability to function in a meaningful way in the environment, and loss of contact with reality. ...Read more