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Doctor insights on: Should I Always Wear Water Shoes When Bathing To Avoid Slipping In The Shower

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Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


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Shaved then swam with dolphins with sunscreen but had to wash it off. Wash with water and reapply sunscreen to sit near pool. Itching. What to use?

Shaved then swam with dolphins with sunscreen but had to wash it off. Wash with water and reapply sunscreen to sit near pool. Itching. What to use?

Is this related to : The blistering rash you have listed under conditions? If you have a large sun burned area with blistering - recommend med evaluation. O/w try applying aloe vera direct from the plant at least several times a day. ...Read more

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If you jerk into the toilet. Then shower, after you get out shower wash hands with soap water. In morning shower again. Is the sperm dead and gone?

If you jerk into the toilet. Then shower, after you get out shower wash hands with soap water. In morning shower again. Is the sperm dead and gone?

Here are some ...: Known to us, not every imagined scenarios have all tested. But considering the fastidious requirement for sperm survival, your described scenario should give sperms no chance to survive. To reasonably ease your anxiety for inducing pregnancy during sexual acts, seek professional counseling and applying "common sense". Best wish ... ...Read more

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Should you lay in bed with clothes on that you wore outside?

Should you lay in bed with clothes on that you wore outside?

Certainly better: than sleeping on the street or floor- it will not cause you any issues. ...Read more

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I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?

I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?

No, but U may-: -want 2 add an antihistamine as well. U have 2 B careful since it is hard 2 warm up with the ice. B sure U consult an allergist 4 other recommendations. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Sometimes humidity: Generally this may have to do with the water tension in the air. So hot dry air or hot moist air can be more difficult to breath in for some people. Typically patients with breathing problems (asthma, emphysema) do better with warm moist air (but not hot). Try saline nasal spray before entering the hot or dry environments. ...Read more

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Should I wear my oxygen in the shower?

Should I wear my oxygen in the shower?

If you need to, sure: If you cannot go without your oxygen support for more than 30 minutes without having breathing or related medical issues, then yes, get a long enough oxygen tube, leave the tank outside the shower, and have at it. No problem. ...Read more

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Sat in car body fluids on clothes, shoes then changed to clean clothes, shoes sat in car again would there be hepatitis or HIV be on clothes and shoes

Sat in car body fluids on clothes, shoes then changed to clean clothes, shoes sat in car again would there be hepatitis or HIV be on clothes and shoes

Transmission of HIV: Hiv and hepatitis virus may be on the clothes contaminated by body fluids especially seminal fluids, but the transmission of these diseases can only occur if you have an open wound or transmitted sexually. Bleach solutions has the potential of killing these viruses. ...Read more

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I always pee my pants in the pool. Should i wear diapers!

I always pee my pants in the pool. Should i wear diapers!

No: No, diapers are not recommended for those who pee in their pants in the pool. Why wear pants in the pool? Try swimwear... It's much more fashionable and won't cling so tightly to the legs. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to help get feeling back into the middle toes after wearing and dancing in high heels? I have to wear heels again tonight.

Is there anyway to help get feeling back into the middle toes after wearing and dancing in high heels?  I have  to wear heels again tonight.

Big N'Little.: Your nerves need time to recover from being injured. Repeated nerve compression damage, although usually temporary, can have lasting effects if not stopped. Your shoes are either too tight or too short, either way, continued use will only make you situation worse. ...Read more

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I get itchy legs, typically when i get out of the shower or when trying to sleep at night. I've tried clean sheets and new soaps. Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion helps.

Dry skin: The cause of itching without rash is most commonly dry skin, which is more common in dry months. The list of possible causes of itching is very long which includes rashes/skin conditions, infections, internal diseases, nerve disorders, irritation and allergies, medications, etc. If your symptoms do not resolve or worsen, best would be to see your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I stretched/pulled forward my foreskin and put alcohol, soap and warm water while in shower to get the inside of foreskin 100% clean. Good idea?

I stretched/pulled forward my foreskin and put alcohol, soap and warm water while in shower to get the inside of foreskin 100% clean. Good idea?

Here are some...: It's nice to see you diligently clean your foreskin, but your described effort seems more intense than the usual & suggests you might have been bothered by the long tight foreskin-related inflammation with or without infection. If so, seek pro-evaluation & counseling so to see if circumcision may be needed for long-term care. Otherwise, gently cleansing and drying foreskin should eb all you need. ...Read more