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Sorry it didn't help: A nice warm bath is a good idea to help deal with many unpleasant symptoms: ease pain, aid sleep, reduce stress, help a cold (steam)...but I don't think helping nausea & vomiting would typically be expected. There are many causes of vomiting: pregnancy, viruses, food poisoning, meds, motion sickness, etc. If able, drink clear liquids, avoid solid food, then BRAT: bananas, rice, applesauce, toast ...Read more
A monkey drank water from a bath tub. After few minutes I cleaned my wound in that bath tub. Can I get rabies?
NO: transmitted from a bite of an infected animal. ...Read more
Are warm showers as therapeutic as hot showers because really hot showers make me feel suffocated?
Yes: Really hot showers can actually be dangerous if you are pregnant or have blood pressure problems. They can cause your skin blood vessels to dilate to try and cool you down. This will divert blood from your brain to your skin and can make you dizzy to the extent that you might faint. The main therapeutic effects of hot showers are that they make you feel better, so do what works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
Uncleaned hot tub.: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles. The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics. The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash. ...Read more
Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks
Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more
Need location: The cause of infection is more important than infection itself. Candida is a natural yeast on our body if it is over growing means something is wrong in our body. Please see a doctor, it is important to treat the cause before treating the symptom. Let me quote uptodate: self treating wastes money, wastes time you do not feel better and you end up going to the doctor ...Read more
Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Acid (vinegar) soaks or other agents. Systemic treatment is often centered around oral antibiotics. Sometimes people will carry the bacteria in the nose and eradication there will cure the problem. See a dermatologist to help with management. ...Read more
Can hot water make neuropathy worse? Seems like my feet and face itch and tingle (fall asleep) after a hot shower or bath .
Yes it can: Any excessive stimulation of the cutaneous (skin) nerves by temperature, pressure or touch can make the neuropathic symptoms worse. ...Read more
Warm: Hot showers can cause too much vasodilitation and fainting. ...Read more
Drink it anyway you: Want it, just drink it. Hot water may make you vomit. ...Read more
Toothpaste: Formulated to be used with room temperature water. Toothpaste doesn't clean teeth, brushing does. Cavities and gum disease, both infections, are caused by bacteria. Toothbrush & floss remove bacteria by physically disrupting the bacterial plaque. So the secret to good oral hygiene is to be gentle but thorough, and you only need a pea-sized portion of toothpaste. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do warm gel compresses seem to not work as well as warm wet (towel soaked in warm water) compresses for my meibomian glands?
Hot compresses: 1st, keep using the hot compresses on your closed eyelids. 1-2 a day...Those 1-2 minutes of Rx will be very helpful,comforting, and beneficial to decrease styes and remove the ''granulated'' dandruff-like dried oil at the eyelash roots and along the edges of your 4 eyelids...Do a little rubbing also, like when a woman is trying to remove her eyeliner. 2nd, the moist heat is reported to be better ...Read more
I had a tubical 6 yrs ago and im gaining weight and i have lower back pain and pain near my vaginal area i feel like i have to poop bit i dont is it ?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation An Obgyn can help. tubal ligations do not cause these symptoms. See a primary care to discuss weight gain and constipation. ...Read more
Is prominence of the navicular tubercle at the medial aspect of the navicular bone suppose to be a painful?
It can be: The pain may also be of inflamation or degeneration of the posterior tibial tendon directly against the prominence.... ...Read more
If failed nonop: If all nonoperative measures for suspected patellar instability have been tried and failed, then T.T. osteotomy can be used to treat this problem. However, the success rate with this surgery is fair to good with a long recovery. I would make sure you have been through a long course of PT and used a quality brace first. If can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
What is a prominent navicular tubercle at the medial aspect of the navicular bone? What is the treatment?
Navicular is a bone: In the midfoot, if it is prominent it sticks out a bit. Treatment may include smart shoe selection so there is no rubbing, padding the area, or shaving the prominence in the operating room. (The latter done by the doctor, not by you of course) ...Read more
I cut my tibia tubercle & it opened up a bunch of fluid into my knee(6 stitches). m. what can I do to reduce the swelling quicker?
Cut in tibia tubercl: How long ago? how long is the wound? I think is about 6-8 cm. and the depth into the synovial of the joint. Obviously required repair. was this done in layers?1-2, 3 layers, or just the skin. Was the repair done in the ER or in a walk in clinic? are you on antibiotics? all this issues are very important. An injury of a joint with damage of the synovia must be treated with aggressively. the swelling is a mark of inflammation, which can be from the injury or from infection. do you have drainage from the wound? is it clear or yellowish-greenish stained. Any way you should be examined by an orthopedic surgeon, who will have the opportunity to feel the joint, assess the mobility, and the cartilages, and start you on antibiotics or change them if required, and in the event of drainage take a specimen for culture and sensitivity. or ...Read more
The tibia tubercle: Tibia tubercle surgery usually relates to either patellar (kneecap) instability that is severe or to underlying patella/trochlea articular cartilage disease. Sometimes it can be performed for both patellar instability and articular cartilage wear. When the tibial tubercle is osteotomized (sawed) and moved to the inner side and elevated it can ease the pressure on the patella and improve tracking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a tibia tubercle transfer on my knee 4weeks ago.Having chest pain and wheezing. Was on anticoagulant meds for 3weeks. Doc says itsthe pain meds?
It's relaxing: Helps with minor muscle strains- i think it's good! ...Read more
Depends?: It is if the water is too hot! otherwise, if it is comfortable for you and pleasurable to you and you do not do this for an extended period of time, there is probably no harm to you from this. You may have some drying and chaffing and could have some other irritation. You may need to apply some moisturizer to the area afterward. Make sure the water and the tub are hygienic! stop if concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy?: some times very hot shower makes one itch. But if this is a hot Tub bath , may be it is not cleaned properly and whatever is used for Tub bath is irritating your skin. Take a quick shower and use Aveeno or oatmeal soap. Apply coconut oil to smooth and or Bemadryl cream for itching. You will feel better. If you develop rashes despite this then it is time to get examined. ...Read more
YES: Please enjoy what little time you may have with a new baby to relax. ...Read more