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The Effect Of Bathing In Warm Water On Babies
Salt water benefits: Hippcrates encouraged patients to immerse in sea water. Being in the ocean takes away tiredness, , promotes relaxation The sodium, contained in sea water helps the body remove toxins and by-products of metabolism. The magnesium, potassium and the bromides contained in the sea salt, help soothe aches. Salt in general (NaCl) is a good disinfectant. sea salt can help improve body's ability to heal ...Read more
In an area i live, water are bore water(bit salty). Its affecting my skin and hair fall is increased.Would adding dettol in bath water reduce the prob?
No: If you live in a community where Fluoride has been placed in the municipal water supply, it has already been provided at the optimum and safe level. In general, too little Fluoride and you get cavities more easily. Too much, and fluorosis can occur. Your water supply should be perfect assuming you don't use some type of home filtration system or process. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
15 days newborn baby ,water undermines a cord of the baby ?can I wash with plenty of water??? Thanks
Umbilical cord: unable to understand your question if the umbilical cord is still attached to your baby keep it dry at all times, do not wash it with water. The cord dries up and then falls off. ...Read more
In Southeast Asia, people often put rose water drops in their eyes. is it safe? Are there any benefits of using rose water in the eyes?
It Depends: I would be concerned about applying rose water to the eyes. In particular I would be concerned about how it was prepared and if any of the preservatives would interact with your eyes. The eye's don't need any sort of supplement. Your natural tears are the best form of hydration for the eyes. If you are having red eyes due to irritation I would advise eye drop created specifically for that purpose ...Read more
Can I use tap water to mix with babies formula? Or water from the outside of refridgerator that is filtered?
Depends: The powdered formula is designed to mix with any approved source of regular tap water.You do not have to buy "baby water" sold in stores. If you are comfortable about the safety of your home tap water it is fine for formula use. Ready to feed formulas should not be diluted with water. If your area or house has rusty pipes and questionable water, use bottled water instead. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It will not harm the baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long can rabies survive in water? Minimum , average and maximum time of survival in cold and hot in 1.5-2 litres of water in a tub? Can infect us?
Can regular intake of lemon water cause dandruff? Or slows down the treatment of dandruff.? What are the demerits of having lemon water regularly?
Can sperm on stomach travel through warm water in the shower, while washing down there at the same time get you pregnant?
No worries: Salmon swim upstream to the same area where they hatched. Sperm are so small that you can't even see one with a magnifying glass. Being in the shower means the water is coming down from above, at 2 gallons per minute, unless it's one of those fancy Jacuzzi showers with water going sideways. Anyway, sperm are not salmon and cannot swim upriver to migrate into a vagina for spawning. No worries. ...Read more
Hydrogen Peroxide: Kills normal tissue and would not recommend using it. ...Read more
If we drink honey with warm water does the warm water kill all the nutrients in the honey or it is best to drink it with cold water?
? If: I am nit aware of any other than water drinking. ...Read more
How to take care of skin and hair in cold climate and living in area where water has high amount of chlorine?
Harsh : Chlorine is very hard on the hair and the skin. Try to use conditioner for the hair and good bit d cream or the like for your skin this will help ...Read more
No significant: Although you have not specified what is too much, generally the body will regulate the fluids . The excess water will be excreted in the form of urine. You will probably notice that you are urinating more than before. The temperature makes no difference. As far as lemon contents are concerned you will not see any change, but if you test it may turn out alkaline, which is nothing to worry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can naegleria fowleri develop in the nozzle or inside the atomizer bottle of commercially prepared saline solution for babies with purified water?
What can be done about itching in skin folds? The itching is more intense when bathing in warm water. Medicated talcum powder gives only temporary relief. Antibiotic ointments only seem to make it worse. Cortisone cream has no effect one way or the other.
To treat bv, does bathing in warm water mixed with apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil treat cure the infection? Any suggestions?
Antibiotics v yogurt: Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance in vaginal bacteria. Standard treatment is antibiotics, not bathing as described so go see family doc or gynecologist. There is some evidence that eating yogurt w/lactobacilli might help restore balance but studies aren't definitive. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bacterial-vaginosis/ds01193 & http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm. ...Read more
My mother stated she seen on tv that bathing in epsom salt with water as warm/hot as you can stand for 30mins can help with weight loss. Thoughts?
Temp: No, the temp of the water has no effect on your hair ...Read more
My 5 year old have fever 7 days now is it better to bathe him in cold or luke warm water? He also have the cold. Can i give him cold or room temp drin
I had a bathalin cyst lanced yesterday. It's steadily oozing. I have to wear a pad, obviously. Can i take a bath? Would love to soak in warm water
Bartholin's Cyst: For a small bartholin's cyst that is not too painful, treatment consists of sitz baths with follow-up if the cyst enlarges or becomes painful. Especially with recurrent cysts treatment with antibiotics and sitz baths to cool off the infection is sometimes done. If this clears up the infection, a surgical procedure called a marsupialization can be done later. ...Read more
What would cause left leg above ankle to swell? I raise it up and even soak n warm bath water. No injury.
Leg swelling: Without an exam it is impossible to say. See your cardiac doc for assistance . ...Read more
My back and my chin starts stinging when i bath in warm or hot water or when im infront of the heater my body feels warm then it stings all over?
Try more Moisturizer: Try using more moisturizer, especially in the winter after you wash or shower. Cetaphil restoraderm or vanacream are some good choices to try. Use it twice a day and see if it helps. ...Read more
I had a little cut in my perineum area I bath in tea tree oil and warm water now it's swollen with pus what happened?
Is there any truth to d beauty advice of dousing your final hair wash with cold water after a warm bath inorder to prevent hair loss? Thank u!
No: Coconut oil could help with split ends and breakage on dry or wet hair. ...Read more
My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens.The spots go away after
Urticaria: Your child may be demonstrating urticaria (hives) because of exposure to the warm water baths. This is known as cholenergic urticaria. Try using cool to tepid baths instead of warm water baths. You may also give her one half teaspoon of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before the bath if necessary. ...Read more
3 yr old has been constipated for 24hrs and complains tummy hurts. Been giving juice water fruit applesauce and warm bath...he won't try to go bc hurt?
I have seen,in india People bath infant babies upto Age 2 , bath with too hot water, even we adults can't bath. Is it recommended for babies??
Please Clarify: Are you announcing that babies are being scalded and burned in India? ...Read more
What is the best way to clean an infant (1~12 month)? What I do now is take off her clothes first, then dip into a baby tub filled with warm water.
Bath time can be fun: You can put her in a partially reclining baby tub or other baby bath device (some even come with safety belts!), and using a baby or sensitive skin cleanser and a washcloth, bathe her all over, then rinse all over. Babies do fine with only a few baths each week. Make bath time fun by talking or singing to her entertaining her with bath toys. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing : Just observe, your baby will be fine, wish you both wellness ...Read more
Dr told me my 6 month baby has fluid in his ear and not to get water in while bathing him how can I dry this up as dr did not explain to me very well?
Misinformed?: A 6 month old with fluid in the ear sounds like an inner ear infection or otitis media as this is more common. These are treated with a course of antibiotics. If however the ear drums rupture causing fluid into the outer canal then avoiding water into the ear is encouraged. So seek clarification. ...Read more
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