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Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


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How to avoid getting cold and flu while bathing in waterfall , lake and in other cases when i face a change of water other than I use regularly?

How to avoid getting cold and flu while bathing in waterfall , lake and in other cases when i face a change of water other than I use regularly?

See below: Being in the water, is not a risk for getting either a cold or a flu. The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine. With colds, practice good hygiene. ...Read more

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I inspect rooms and walked into one 2 weeks ago with poo, urine and dirty shower water on the floor can I catch anything from my shoes now?

I inspect rooms and walked into one 2 weeks ago with poo, urine and dirty shower water on the floor can I catch anything from my shoes now?

Yes, which is why...: People often have "work" boots, and then other shoes for home use. Work shoes or work boots can be cleaned and disinfected, as needed. Spreading poop around is how poop-related outbreaks happen, such as norovirus, cholera, hepatitis A, etc... On the other hand, pee is usually free of infectious germs, and is not considered a danger. ...Read more

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My water is white it sound like almost milk. Is it ok to bathe and go in shower?

My water is white it sound like almost milk. Is it ok to bathe and go in shower?

Water: Water contamination. If you are concerned about the safety of your drinking water you may contact you water regulatory authority and may try water filter and water analysis. ...Read more

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Does herpes zoster spreads if come in touch with water? Can I take a bath or should I avoid contact with water in affected area?

Does herpes zoster spreads if come in touch with water? Can I take a bath or should I avoid contact with water in affected area?

Bath, shower is fine: Bathing and showering is fine, because a person with shingles (herpes zoster outbreak on part of his body) won't spread it to another part of his body via bathing or showering. The outbreak on the skin comes from INSIDE the body, not due to viruses entering the skin from the outside. ...Read more

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If you have a very high fever, is it good to have a cold water bath or shower?

If you have a very high fever, is it good to have a cold water bath or shower?

Yes: It is one of the ways to stop the body from overheating but if fever stays high, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Everytime i go in water i get extremely itchy after, any water, the pool, ocean, bath or shower. Any idea what this could be?

Water allergy?: Some people have allergy to water! or, more likely you could have dry skin. Use a moisturizer, preferably a cream over a lotion. Avoid aggressive soaps. ...Read more

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How do I make sure that the bath and shower water for my children is never too hot?

How do I make sure that the bath and shower water for my children is never too hot?

Water heater temp: Set your water heater at 120degrees maximum and then check the water temp with your own skin each time you bath your child. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

No harm: As the described scenarios should place you at any health risk. It likely will compromise the effectiveness of a condom, as it can "wash away" any spermicide and promote a condom "slipping off". ...Read more