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Toys (Definition)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play ...Read more


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Is it safe to let my 18 month old play with a battery powered toy while taking a bath?

Is it safe to let my 18 month old play with a battery powered toy while taking a bath?

Battery powered toy: Absolutely not. First, he can get an electrical shock if the battery comes in touch with water. Secondly, he can swallow the battery which can cause erosion of his esophagus or his bronchial tube. ...Read more

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What could happen if you took a bath in benzocaine?

What could happen if you took a bath in benzocaine?

Benzocaine Bath?: Hello. What would you be attempting to treat by bathing (lathering your skin) in benzocaine? Some side effects: headache, confusion; fast heart rate, swelling, redness, blisters, feeling light-headed or short of breath. Pale, blue, or gray appearance of your skin, lips, or fingernails and hives; Skin changes and hives REQUIRE immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the advantages and disadvantages of steam bath?

I was wondering what are the advantages and disadvantages of steam bath?

Steam bath: Con - may over-heat. Pro- Can help you to relax, add moisture to airways and help with skin detoxification. ...Read more

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Is an oatmeal bath effective?

Is an oatmeal bath effective?

Itching: The powder derived from the milling of oats has a soothing effect on those with chickenpox or other causes of dry itchy skin. The packets are added to lukewarm water & seem to work for a few hours in many patients. You do not put oatmeal in your tub, it just makes a mess. ...Read more

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Can u bath after a vaginal biopsy?

No: It is recommended to avoid baths and swimming for two weeks after vaginal biopsies to allow the area to heal. ...Read more

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Can salt bath make me lose weight?

Can salt bath make me lose weight?

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

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When can I give my newborn a bath?

After the cord falls: You can give your baby a bath after the cord has fallen off and the umbilical stump (where the cord has fallen off) is dry. This usually occurs around 2-3 weeks of life. ...Read more

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Can a soapy bath cause UTI in men?

Unlikely: Because of the shape and design of the male urethra it is unlikely, but possible. ...Read more

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When can I give my newborn a bath?

Anytime: A healthy full term baby can be bathed. Make sure the water is not too hot or too cold as they cannot maintain their temperature well. A short quick bath is best. No hard scrubbing. ...Read more

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Can you take a bath after a biopsy?

Yes: I trust that the biopsy area has a bandage or a band-aid on it. A day or so after the incision, there is sufficient tissue response to protect from exposure to water during a shower. ...Read more

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How do people with hydrophobia bath?

How do people with hydrophobia bath?

Not a big issue: Hydrophopbia is a term for rabies. People with rabies have more important problems than how to bathe. ...Read more

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What is the best oatmeal bath product?

What is the best oatmeal bath product?

Steel Cut Oats: You can make your own oatmeal bath product by putting 1/2 cup of steel cut oats and mixed into your bathwater. Oat baths are helpful when someone is itching due to insect bites as well as with itchy infections such as chicken pox. Make sure you drain the bath water with large amounts of water so you don''t create an oatmeal plug in your drain. ...Read more

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What are the benefits an oatmeal bath?

Reduces itching: The fine powder derived from milling oats is often packaged & sold as an additive for medicinal soaks. The product promotes tissue hydration & seems to provide a relief from itching to most patients.It seems to work better in lukewarm soaks than hot but some prefer either. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take a bath after school?

Is it bad to take a bath after school?

No...: In fact, taking a bath at the end of a day is a great way to relax. I can see no downsides to it. ...Read more

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Can u put bleach in bath watet fir boils?

Yes: A small amout of bleach, half a cup in a full bath tub, can clear any superinfection on the skin and may improve the odds of recovering from boils or having them recur., . ...Read more

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Can a bubblr bath cause my daughters uti?

Can a bubblr bath cause my daughters uti?

Yes: As baby girls change into todlers their outer labia begins to decrease in relative size and may no longer remain closed during bathing. As they sit in a tub, their labia may open and expose vulnerable tissue to irritants in soaps, shampoos, or bubble bath beads.A soap film left overnight may trigger itching & discharge, all leading to pain with voids and possably germs pushed into the bladder. ...Read more