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I had a cesarean birth 10 days ago. Getting fever only when I take hot bath else am doing fine. What is the cause? I don't have any pain.
Anxiety: Take a hot bath which will relax your muscles. ...Read more
If you take a hot bath and your skin starts to get red blotches all over is that bad? Or is it normal?
Ask your OB: There is some concern about maternal body temperature increases and the high temperatures that are experienced by a growing fetus. In general, baby's temp is 2 degrees higher than the mother. These higher temps have been associated with higher rates of neural tube defects in the first trimester. Short baths are thought to be safe. Long, sweaty experiences in hot baths/tubs is not recommended. ...Read more
Hot bath OK: Fever is how our bodies fight infection- our immune systems work better when we have a fever and microbes don't survive as well. A cool bath might lower your temp. ; thus prolong the infection; a hot bath might actually raise your temp. A bit which might help you fight the infection; this is a homeopathic-style approach. Fever isn't dangerous unless above 105. See http://on. Today. Com/1cz7o8p. ...Read more
Perhaps a nerve: Gets compressed when you sit in that position? Try sitting in the tub without the water on then you would know if it was positional. If its transient secondary to the hot water, that's simply the water is a litle too hot and I would not worry about it other than being careful not to burn yourself. ...Read more
Every time I take a hot bath, I get very dizzy, vertigo, and sometimes I even pass out. I can't figure out why! I am from az, so I am used to heat. Ideas?
Dehydration: I see you have a history of bulimia. If you aren't hydrated enough (or if you are a person with an overall low blood pressure), the heat of the bath can make your vein dilate and the blood sink to your legs, or causing a "vasovagal" reaction. Maybe drink more fluids before a bath, and try to take baths that aren't quite so hot. ...Read more
I have a problem with my feet. They stay cold even if I take a hot bath. I traveled for 4 hours today via road, in my car and it seems to aggravate the situation. My feet turns blue in color especially my toes. Plse help?
Vascular Changes.: There are several possible explanations for your symptoms. You 're first step is to have a vascular evaluation, beginning with your heart and extending to the extremities. The coldness and color change are possibly do to some arterial and venous changes that are exacerbated by positional and temperature changes. ...Read more
Cough: You may have a problem with the bronchi, the air passages of the lung. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm having itching and swelling in my left lip of my vagina. I feel better when I take hot water bath but after sometime it will again start itching?
What would cause arms and legs to to when to hot I take a hot bath and my legs tingle out in the direct sunlight my arms tingle and my face sometimes?
D Dimer came in at 536, just above 500 cutoff. Going for U/S of calf next week (possible DVT). On 30mg Xarelto. 2 Q's - 1) is it normal to have heavier periods - mine feels so much heavier and 2) Can I take a hot bath with a possible DVT>?
Just recently this summer if I'm in the direct sunlight my arms tingle if I take a hot bath my legs tingle sometimes my left side face by my mouth tingles what could be going on?
First Degree burn: The sun could be causing a first degree sun burn and when you get in hot water this would make your skin tingle. Please use sun block spf 30 or above this should help with these symptoms. ...Read more
Bath: I prefer the third option; warm water. ...Read more
What is this? If I take a warm, cold, hot bath, when I get out an look into the mirror. I get really really dizzy and fall...What is this? Every time
Have your BP checked:
Your blood pressure perhaps may be dropping when you're taking a shower and when you suddenly stand up.
Have someone check your blood pressure on a lying position, then 5 minutes later on an upright position.
If there's a drop in either systolic or diastolic pressure by 10-15 mm hg, you could have orthostatic hypotension.
Go see your dr for a thorough exam. ...Read more
Warm: Warm bath is good enough.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a laproscopic appendectomy 5 days ago. When is it ok to take a long soak in a hot bath again?
Better if: It would be better to take lukewarm bath because hot water drys skin, turns skin red, and can cause itching. ...Read more
Took hot bath and now legs feel swollen sensation when I bend them but they aren't swollen. Happens when I take really hot baths?
I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis. I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi that I sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?
It's fine: Hot baths are a good idea for this problem. 101° is not typically too hot and permissible. Most people seem to shoot for baths around 102° to 104°. Anything beyond this becomes pretty uncomfortable. Let comfort direct what you do. ...Read more
Why do I get a pounding headache and severe thirst every time I take a bath? The water is comfortable not too hot.
Not sure: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I get heart palpitations and anxiety when I get too hot or cold, like when I take a bath/shower or when I go outside on a cold night, why is this?
I strongly recommend that you make an appointment to see a Psychologist. She will almost certainly help you get over this issue.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Symptoms nausea, diarrhea, hot flashes. Used 3/4 bag of Epsom salt in bath with misread of directions on Thursday and take 1000 mg magnesium nightly.?
Stop magnesium: Why in the world are you taking this????? ...Read more
I tried tylenol (acetaminophen) sitting in hot bath n drink hot milk n get massages n heating pad n still hav severe back pain I'm preganant n what else can I take : (?
Hard to say but...:
This is hard to answer without more details or even without examining you, but it would be totally safe to add 2 cups of epson salts to your hot bath to get magnesium into your body, which often helps.
Consider seeing a physical therapist and/or good osteopath (who does osteopathic manipulation- see http://bit. Ly/1kgd0xp) or good chiropractor. Acupuncture can help as well. Consider prenatal yoga. ...Read more