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Where To Put Diapers In The House
Forehead: If you place it anywhere, limit it to the forehead.This may give the kid a sense of relief.Putting anything cold on the rest of the body will trigger the skin sensors to develop a chill response and send the fever higher. If using a bath at all (i never recommend it- too messy), the water should never be more than 15 f degrees cooler than the kid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you get less of a clean and sanitation on the exterior of your clothing when you turn the cloths inside out prior to putting them in the wash?
No: Doesn't matter. Soapy water will penetrate both sides. ...Read more
Higher O2: Drop down masks flow oxygen at higher concentration than cabin air. Same principle as when oxygen is given to a patient to breathe. Higher oxygen concentrations deliver more purified oxygen at higher concentrations than ambient air has, with less impurities also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural cleaners: Virtually all commercial cleaners contain chemicals that are toxic. Vinegar (white, distilled), diluted 1:1 with water, makes a great general purpose cleaner. It cuts soap scum, removes mildew. Note that it can also dissolve tile grout or discolor some materials, so try it out first on an inconspicuous area. Search "better living through less chemistry" for more. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Will a hepa air purifier do anything for the air quality in the house? like cut down on amount of dust in the air? is it worth it to buy one?
Yes: however it is impractical to expect the whole house will be purified by a single HEPA Filter..One for each room is expensive but may actually make a difference..Filters at the basement/Heater hvac systems are available but have limited effectiveness. Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Someone applied spackle to seal a hole in the ground in my bathroom if i breathe in the fumes is it toxic?
No: It just isn't. Please forgive my frankness. Do yourself a favor and stop readnig internet scare stories. People make this stuff up, based sometimes on junk-science work (anything can damage cells in a petri dish), pretending to be your friends to sell you stuff you don't need. If "spackle", which has been around since I was a kid, were dangerous, some research piranha would have proved it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad often smokes in the living room and is there a chance that the chemicals can get into my room 7 yards away even though i close the door?
Can the anus pull in something from the outside, like 3 square toilet paper to protect the underwear?
Not internally: If you wanted to fold the tp and put in the intergluteal cleft (between cheeks), that might work, but nothing internal. Is problem leakage, which needs GI eval? Or partial cleaning, that might just need flushable wet wipes? ...Read more
I know u shouldn't clean the cat"s litter box out during preg. Is it ok to be in the same room with the litter box? Mine is in the laundry room.
Ificlean travel bag with alcohol only from insidewill itbeenough to put infantsclothes in there?Bag isfrom fabric outside&insidefrom raincoat materia
Will be fine: Simple cleaning of bags to store infant clothing will be fine. Shake out any crumbs etc followed by damp wiping and allow to air dry soap and water works well on most surfaces. ...Read more
Does anyone know if a metal plate with 6 screws in ankle will set off the detectors in the airport?
It starts in 24-48: A general rule of thumb is that you should wash the dishes and wipe/clean the sink at least once a day if you wish to prevent mold growing on your used bowls and plates. When dishes are stacked on each other they aren't able to dry out which promotes mold growth. Rinsing dishes right after helps prevent. Keep surfaces free of organic material/food which mold requires to grow. Stay well:) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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