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Yes: Yes humidifiers are safe but they do need to be cleaned often because they do get some bacterial growth which then can be in the mist put out in the air and be of potential risk of causing infection. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: Google translated above as "have smallpox all over your body?" so best to go see your doctor immediately (although very unlike for this to be "smallpox" as virus is contained in only a few high security research facilities). More likely to be chickenpox but still needs evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Texting: There are no studies about the effects of texting around the baby would harm the baby in any way. ...Read more
Not much: it might screen out some of the larger particulate matter, but not the smaller particles as well as the molecules in the smoke, like formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. The best treatment is to prevent it. If people are smoking in your home, don't allow it. If you don't have a choice, try negotiating a 'smoking room' which could be outfitted with "smoke-eaters." Check with your towns laws on this. ...Read more
Higher: Very high, if you are in la. Parking garages of course also higher. ...Read more
Read that paper towels contain formaldehyde. Dry my newborns pacifier off with paper towels . Harmful to baby?
Had toddlers birthdy party last night.Had helium balloons.Im 12wks preg.If helium naturally escapes from balloons while in the house can it harm baby?
Born with pigeon toe: The old walkers are not safe and not made anymore because they are not safe. Too many toddlers fell down stairs. They were not known to cause pigeon toes. There are different causes ranging from twisted ankles or feet at birth to hips that grew onward at an older age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is very unlikely and rare-but baby powder and corn starch are flammable. ...Read more
Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?
Yes: If the pressure is great enough, can cause mucosal injury. Otherwise, will push particulate matter deep into the pharyngeal cavities and possibly into the sinuses. Better option is saline rinse (prefer squeeze bottle from Neil-med) for more gentle method to introduce moisture and clear irritants/allergens. ...Read more
Depends: Really depends on what the concentration is in the air and how know you are exposed . Talk to your employer about having an industrial hygiene analysis performed for this kind of work to determine if your masks are adequate to prevent adverse health effects. Google OSHA for more guidance. ...Read more