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Doctor insights on: Water Saving Shower Heads

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Can just water that comes out of a shower head make a baby inside of a girl?

Can just water that comes out of a shower head make a baby inside of a girl?

No: Water from a shower head cannot make a girl pregnant. You have to have sperm and egg. The speem must get inside the egg and fertilize it. Then you need the fertilized egg to implant in the uterus in order to become pregnant. ...Read more

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How long would it take for the vagina to heal completely from a minor trauma from using harsh water from a shower head inside?

How long would it take for the vagina to heal completely from a minor trauma from using harsh water from a shower head inside?

Should not: Using water from a shower should not cause vaginal injury. If it did and you are post menopausal then I would schedule a visit to be evaluated for vaginal atrophy. Perhaps the vaginal tissue is what we call “atrophic” and might benefit from Estrogen therapy. ...Read more

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What's the 30 seconds anxiety-like feeling after getting out of cold water (pool, shower) or after pooping (straining)? It's caused by body not head.

What's the 30 seconds anxiety-like feeling after getting out of cold water (pool, shower) or after pooping (straining)? It's caused by body not head.

Check up: When you say: "anxiety-like" what do you mean? Maybe it's a blood pressure/ heart rate change? If you really are anxious about your physical symptoms get an individual checkup it will help. You might benefit from anxiety treatment as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is masterbating under the shower head harmful Laying under it and letting it hit the vagina? What if some water gets inside? What if you are ovulating

Is masterbating under the shower head harmful Laying under it and letting it hit the vagina? What if some water gets inside? What if you are ovulating

No: I do not believe a running water into the vagina is harmful. If you do have symptoms of urinary tract infection however then simple three day course of antibiotics should be sufficient ...Read more

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What's the 1-minute anxiety-like feeling after getting out of cold water (pool, shower) or after pooping (straining)? It seems caused by body not head

What's the 1-minute anxiety-like feeling after getting out of cold water (pool, shower) or after pooping (straining)? It seems caused by body not head

Check up: When you say: "anxiety-like" what do you mean? Maybe it's a blood pressure/ heart rate change? If you really are anxious about your physical symptoms get an individual checkup it will help. You might benefit from anxiety treatment as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Shower head forced water into vagina won't this cause a disruption of bacteria can this harm tissue to force water in?

Shower head forced water into vagina won't this cause a disruption of bacteria can this harm tissue to force water in?

Possibly...: A gentle douche is ok occasionally but will cause problems if done frequently. High pressure water isn't a good idea because it can push bacteria into the uterus or abdomen and cause infection. Frequent vaginal rinsing can disrupt normal bacteria and cause other problems. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could rinsing hair with only water (in shower) strip the hair of its natural oils?

Unlikely.: A small amount will be rinsed away, but water and oil do not mix well. That's why shampoo is required to remove excess oils for many people, though in others the oil is desired. So long as you're not using a soap or detergent, it's unlikely that a significant amount of your scalp's natural oils will be removed with a plain water rinse. ...Read more

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I have rosacea & nothing makes it worse than taking a shower, even if water doesn't hit my face. Moisturizing make it redder. What can I do?

I have rosacea & nothing makes it worse than taking a shower, even if water doesn't hit my face. Moisturizing make it redder.  What can I do?

It's the heat: Stress, heat, sun are things can can exacerbate rosacea. If you want treatment you can see an aesthetic doctor. Laser, ipl, chemical peels, topical antibiotics are some treatments that can help. ...Read more

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My ear feels like there is water in it but it only started this afternoon and i haven't been anywhere near a shower.

My ear feels like there is water in it but it only started this afternoon and i haven't been anywhere near a shower.

Plugged ear: The fluid may be in your middle ear and accumulated because your eustachian tube is plugged up, and has nothing to do with being around water of getting water in the external canal. With middle ear fluid, you get that feeling of 'plugged up'. Pop your ears frequently, chew gum, yawn - the same things you do on a plane if ears plug. If pain or drainage develop, see doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy tingly skin all over after contact with water - after showers/baths skin becomes itchy and tingly but there is no visible marks or rashes.

Itchy tingly skin all over after contact with water - after showers/baths skin becomes itchy and tingly but there is no visible marks or rashes.

Aquagenic Pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus is a skin disease characterized by the development of severe, intense, prickling-like epidermal itching that is without observable skin lesions and that is evoked by contact with water. ...Read more