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What To Do For Sweat Rashes From A Sports Bra
What type of fabric should I look for in a new t-shirt for running specifically to avoid joggers nipple?
What causes toddlers to become "musty" without sweating a lot? And what can I do to prevent them from geting musty?
A good bath: Given the activity level of most children, they do tend to sweat - even if not to a noticeable degree visually. A good bath once a day or (even twice in some cases - like after sports) can make a difference. A musty smell can also come from clothing that is not dried entirely after laundering. This mildewy odor can be difficult to get rid of. ...Read more
Several: You may need an antipersperant. You may need to use vaseline type products to avoid chaffing. You may need to use cotton underwear or other wicking or drying garments to keep dry. Maybe even go "commando". Dryness is the clue. ...Read more
I have some kind of a rash on my arm that is slow to go away. I do some close contact combat sports. Looking for over the counter stuff to help me.
What do you suggest if i wanted to look into using a fighting weight neoprene sauna suit to sweat out toxins. Is this a bad idea?
What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is
Is there a way of whitening my armpits caused from shaving with out goin to see someone? That i can buy.
I am a girl aged 25 from india.My underarms sweat a lot.Plz help as to get rid of this embarassing situation.
Suggest me medicines/cure if any?
Triple paste: Treat with antifungal and use triple paste to absorb sweat and decrease chances of recurrence. ...Read more
I am a custodian at a school. I work in the athletic dept. What can I do to protect myself from things like Staph infections, Athletes foot & ringworm?
How many hours a week does a 20 year old have to spend in the sun, without a shirt or sunscreen, to get enough vitamin d?
~10 minutes a day: The amount of time needed to synthesize an adequate amount of vit d varies by skin type and latitude. 20-30 minutes of exposure to the arms and legs 3 times a week is usually sufficient. With the shirt off, more skin is exposed. This needs to be coupled with adequate dietary intake. If there is a concern of vit d deficiency, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get a pea sized bump from your thong rubbing? I work out and sweat everyday. I also wear tight clothing. Help!
? Abscess: Depending on where this is it could be multiple issues. One of the most concerning would be an abscess, especially with your diabetes. Is it painful? It could also be a cyst or an ingrown hair. Certainly something that should be looked at, it's hard to diagnose these things virtually and impossible to treat them virtually. ...Read more
Achilles tendinitis! been to doctor, please help, as i need to wear heels for a wedding in two weeks? What are ways to wear heels while having this condition?
See below: Wearing heels may be just fine since by elevating the heel you take pressure off of the achilles tendon, but it depends where the pain is. ...Read more
I'm about to be 19 and suffer from a lot of zits, please tell me what should I do or its high time that i see a skin specialist?
What do you suggest if I have breast cancer do what do you suggest if I have to wear a bra are a sport bra to bed are all the time?
Don't need to: Hello- unless advised by a doctor you do not need to wear a bra all the time. There are special bras for patients after surgery, etc, if this is what you mean. If you are more comfortable wearing a bra, a sports bra (or whatever you prefer) is fine. Be careful with underwire bras in the post-operative setting. Good luck. ...Read more
I am going to try out for the cheerleading team, I need to get a physical. What does a sports physical consist of?
Depend on your schoo: this will depend on your school, the rules and guidelines they have. Usually it is a physical examination, and now some schools are doing cardiac evaluations as well. You need to find out what the guidelines are for your school district. Ask your physician and that should help. ...Read more
I really have a dark armpit and its embarassing to wear sleeveless. Any tips or medical procedures to help me at least whiten it? Thank you
Whiter armpits: Certain individuals have tried using salt water and scrubbing with a wash cloth with varied results. It is not comfortable and takes time so be patient. ...Read more
I want to lose some weight for the summer but I have no gym in my area. What are some great ways to do this from home or outside for me to try.
Weight loss: Start by seeing your doc to make sure any weight loss plan is good for your health situation. Ask about a ketogenic diet--low carb a higher protein. Check out exercise videos on line for home support of exercise. Better yet, brisk walk or run daily if ok w/doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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