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Doctor insights on: Swimming With Abrasions

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Abrasions (Definition)

An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to skin no deeper than dermis or mucous membrane. It is less severe than laceratin and bleeding ...Read more


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Swimming good for thighs?

Swimming good for thighs?

Swimming: Swimming is an excellent all around exercise for almost everyone. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an abrasion?

What sort of problem is an abrasion?

Let me explain: In dermatology, an abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin, no deeper than the epidermis. It is less severe than a laceration, and bleeding, if present, is minimal. Mild abrasions, also known as grazes or scrapes, do not scar or bleed, but deep abrasions may lead to the formation of scar tissue. A more traumatic abrasion that removes all layers of skin is called an avulsion. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to heal an abrasion?

What's the fastest way to heal an abrasion?

Air is bad: Gotta disagree with prior answer. If you remember that wounds heal by growing healthy moist tissue in from the bottom or by the elastic sides pulling things in from the sides, then having a scabs form slows down healing. Open wounds should be exposed to air for only the shortest time possible. Cover with clean dressing changed avery opther day and protect it from trauma will provide healing. ...Read more

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Does swimming broaden hips?

Does swimming broaden hips?

Not likely: If anything it will tone them up and they will appear slimmer and stronger. Also can give your legs a slimmer appearance. The proof is in the fit of your clothes. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Swimming good for oily skin?

Swimming good for oily skin?

Good exercise: Fitness decisions should go far beyond concerns about skin. It's my sport, and I hope that if you enjoy it, it will become yours as well. Nobody cares if your skin is oily. You can manage acne with benzoyl peroxide or prescription stuff. The benefits of exercise can't be bought and are among the best things life can give. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does swimming improve sciatica?

Does swimming improve sciatica?

Often beneficial: Swimming strengthens paraspinous muscles and is very beneficial. Whether it helps in the acute phase of sciatica very much depends on how inflamed the nerve is and where the disc herniation and/or bone spur is relative to the nerve root. While generally beneficial, swimming may aggravate the pain, in which case rest, anti-inflammatory meds and possibly micro-discectomy may help. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Yes: Excellent low impact cardio exercise. You can vary tempo to increase heart rate as needed. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Does swimming help to grow taller?

Does swimming help to grow taller?

No: I don't even know where you heard that information, but while swimming is great for exercise, it does nothing to increase height. ;) ...Read more

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Will swimming make my eczema worse?

Will swimming make my eczema worse?

Maybe: I hope that this video helps

https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=ibove7mcquc. ...Read more

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How to hide tattoos whilst swimming?

How to hide tattoos whilst swimming?

Location?: I have a few patients who bought a spandex type sleeve and slip it on their arm to avoid sun exposure to their tattoos.
Other than that water proof consealer make up may help
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Is swimming good to correct scoliosis?

Is swimming good to correct scoliosis?

Not likely: Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. Causes include bony deformities and either paralysis or spasm of the paraspinal muscles. Exercise is generally not useful for straightening the spine (this generally requires surgery), although exercise can help reduce symptoms such as pain and allow you to be more functional. ...Read more

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Can a child with pneumonia go swimming?

Can a child with pneumonia go swimming?

Yes: If the child is well enough to be active and go out, they should be fine going swimming. Depending on whether they are on antibiotics or not, be aware that while on some antibiotics, exposure to the sun needs to be limited. ...Read more

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Can I lost weight with a swimming pool?

Can I lost weight with a swimming pool?

Yes: Swimming laps is good exercise but not for everyone. Pool aerobics/exercises give good workout, burn calories, don't stress ankles/ hips/knees. Just couple with sensible diet of lean protein, good fats, low glycemic carbs, low-fat dairy, whole grains, portion control. ...Read more

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Eczema & swimming: do they clash badly?

Eczema & swimming: do they clash badly?

No: I'm simply glad that you want to exercise. Especially if it's open-water swimming and there's some dirt involved, clean the affected areas with extra care. If pool chlorine irritates the eczema, it's your decision whether to continue. In fact, some eczema folks report that this greatly benefits the skin problem. Eczema's usually manageable with today's rx -- tried tacrolimus? ...Read more

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Can swimming burn more fat than rowing?

Can swimming burn more fat than rowing?

Intensity: Both have the potential of very high caloric consumption due to using 4 limbs but it still comes down to if you work hard or not. Rowing has a higher potential except butterfly stroke which really puts the burn on. ...Read more

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Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Many reasons: It is aerobic (if done at the correct intensity), it is water cooled (good especially in hot climates), and it is much easier on the joints (no pounding on the ground). However, if you can't swim or hate to swim, find something you will do. The best exercise is the one you will do. ...Read more

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How come I get migraines after swimming?

How come I get migraines after swimming?

Neurotransmitter bal: Stress induced by swimming can cause neurotransmitter imbalance

neurotransmitter imbalance is a cause of migraines. Visit www. Neurosciencemysths. Com for information about migraines and to get referred to a doctor who can treat the condition properly. ...Read more

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How do I know if my abrasion is infected?

How do I know if my abrasion is infected?

Rubor, dolor, tumor: Redness (rubor), swelling (tumor), pain (dolor), are the cardinal symptoms of inflemmation and infection. Pus on the surface or draining pus or fever would also be signs of infection. ...Read more

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Can swimming cause my constant stiff neck?

Can swimming cause my constant stiff neck?

Possibly: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause pain especially if you have not improved with medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Jump on in: The water's fine! Huge enthusiastic yes! swimming stretches and works out your body all over. It's low impact so it's friendly for backs and knees too. So if you're feeling amphibious, it's a great way to get moving. But most of all, choose exercise that will be fun for you. If you're not inclined to swim, that's okay. You can find something else to do. ...Read more

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How can you stop a period to go swimming?

How can you stop a period to go swimming?

Stopping periods: It is safe to swim during a period wearing a tampon. The only way to stop it is to use hormone tablets prescribed from your doctor for several days beforehand. Using injectable contraception, the hormone coated IUD (mirena) or running the oral contraceptive pills together omitting the sugar pills are other ways to stop periods. ...Read more

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What are some good remedy for deep abrasion?

What are some good remedy for deep abrasion?

Possible scaring: When skin injuries go deep into the skin, past the dermal/epidermal junction which is between these 2 layers, then scaring will occur. I have notice that individuals are different in their tendency to scar and to what extent. Some things you can try to prevent or lessen the effects of scarring are mederma, vitE oil, aloe, cocoa butter, or scar reducing kits. ...Read more

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Is swimming everyday healthy for your muscles?

Is swimming everyday healthy for your muscles?

Absolutely: Swimming is one of the most complete exercises you can do to keep muscles healthy and strong. ...Read more

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What are the risks of swimming after sugaring?

What are the risks of swimming after sugaring?

Minimal: You'll be more comfortable if you avoid anything that might irritate your skin for a day or two after this method of hair removal. If you can't resist jumping into the pool with your new smooth body, I wouldn't fault you. ...Read more