vital: ask the Doc.Q CANI take hay fever hay fever, seasonal allergy causing inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose and eyes. It is characterized by itching about the eyes and nose, sneezing, a profuse watery nasal discharge, and tearing of the eyes. medicine when I am breastfeeding?
A PREVENTION is better so, firstly, avoid places with a high pollen count pollen count
The average number of pollen grains, usually of ragweed, in a cubic yard or other standard volume of air over a 24-hour period at a specified time and place. and keep windows and doors closed at problem times. Try non-tablet treatments first, for example, nasal sprays and eye drops.
If you decide to take oral antihistamines, take the lowest dose for the shortest time.
Cetirizine or loratadine are the best for breastfeeding women, ask your pharmacist for advice.
Q WHAT can I do about my smelly feet?
A FEET smell because they sweat and the sweat soaks into your socks and shoes, breeding smelly bacteria.
Wash your feet every day with soap. Dry your feet thoroughly, especially between the toes, to reduce the likelihood of athlete's foot athlete's foot: see ringworm.
Form of ringworm that affects the feet. In the inflammatory type, the infection may lie inactive much of the time, with occasional acute episodes in which blisters develop, mostly between the toes. . Wear clean socks each day (preferably not nylon). Rotate your shoes so you are not wearing the same pair every day.
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