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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