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Will The Sun Help A Cold
No it can't: Sun exposure will produce vit. D, cause wrinkles and skin cancer. It will not help a cold. The zinc in coldeze may shorten the duration of a cold by a day or so. Throat lozenges for sore throat, Pseudoephedrine for nasal congestion, Robitussin-DM for cough and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and discomfort when needed are what i recommend. There is no medical cure but wait 7 days and it will be gone. ...Read more
After a session in the sauna, is it better for your skin to cleanse with cold water, ice or cold air?
Cold water: After a sauna session, you want to cleanse your skin of any chemical in the water. This is best done with water. The exact temperature of the water is not important. To keep moisture in your skin, it it best to use a good lotion after going in a sauna. ...Read more
Will careful use of a tanning bed help my psoriasis? (it is helped a lot by exposure to natural sunlight.)
Avoid the sun: You must stop the burning in order to heal. A sunscreen will help protect you from further sun, but it is not very good protection. The key to heal is sun avoidance, not sunscreen. You will need to moisturize your burn and keep it out of the sun. In the future, use an spf of no more than 50 and one that contains a metal such as zinc or titatnium oxide and wear a wide-brimmed hat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not that fast.: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more
Cold Medicines: Cold medicines only help relieve the symptoms during the cold. The medications don't cure the cold, they relieve symptoms. Time "cures" the cold. ...Read more
Can you get a heat stroke from tanning on the beach? Or a tanning bed? Does going into the fresh cold water prevent this?
Quick way to get a blister on toe to heal? Also does the sun burn off molescum contageous ? Thanks
Blister care: Most blisters heal on their own. If a small blister is on a weight-bearing area like the bottom of the foot, protect it protect it with a doughnut-shaped moleskin pad. A large painful blister can be drained with a sterile needle apply gentle pressure after puncturing to drain the fluid. Molluscum is caused by a viral infection, and is unaffected by sun exposure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take breaks : Doing close work such as computer work or reading gives eye strain for 2 reasons. Muscles inside eyes get tired and you blink less causing dry red eyes. Close eyes for few seconds after each page of reading. Use nonglaring paint. Use a antiglare screen OB computer only if you find it soothing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does putting a towel over your face while in a tanning bed reduce UV ray exposure and sun damage to your face?
UV DAMAGE: YES IT DOES.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not likely: It will cause pain and will not help get better faster. ...Read more
Is It okay to sit in the sun 15 min. a day to lighten your hair and to get a tan, if you use an SPF 30 sunscreen?Also does sunscreen prevent wrinkles?
Putting an onion under my feet and wearing a socks to support it over night. Will that help me get rid of cold and fever or will it make it worst?
Really don't know.: This is reported to be one method of detoxification but I really don't have any knowledge as to whether it works or not. Reflexology points that might be used for these kind of symptoms are further up toward the toes. I would think that an onion would settle toward the arch of the foot. ...Read more
YES: Very cold ice packs can freeze the underlyng skin if left on too long. Most times 7-10 minutes is long enough to get the desired effect.( decrease the swelling). ...Read more
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