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Should a person with warts avoid baths to avoid the spread of HPV to other body parts?

The cause of warts in general is the Human papillomavirus, or HPV for short. If I understand it correctly, HPV causes both genital warts and warts on toes. Does this mean that if a person with a wart ...
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Overall, are postpartum home (not chlorinated) baths more harmful or hurtful to VAGINAL childbirth recovery?

For this specific question, I am ONLY referring to baths taken either in a facility or home that are for hygiene purposes ONLY: For this question, please disregard information regarding chlorinated/...
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Can caffeine be absorbed through the skin? Specifically, do caffeinated soaps boost energy?

I had no idea that caffeinated soap existed! (You really do learn something new everyday)! So apparently these caffeinated soaps are on the market, but are they really all that effective in boosting ...
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Not taking bath or shower when sick

My parents would not let me to take a showers or take a bath because they claimed it would make you even more sick. Is there any evidence that taking a bath or shower when sick has negative effects?
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How often should I shower?

For people who work daily and workout 6 days a week, how often should they shower? I'm concerned about damaging the skin by soaps, chemicals, or just water. Is it ok to change clothes twice a day? ...
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Does a hot bath effect fertility in men?

I was taught that a man's testes are outside his body because sperm can't handle inside-body temperature. I was thinking there are other times where a man's testes heat up. Like in a bath or spa or ...
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How long should you wait after lunch if you want to take a bath, and why?

Is it true that one shouldn't take a bath after lunch? If so, does it depend on how heavy the lunch is? whether one is taking a bath or a shower or bathing in a river? how warm or cold the water ...
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Can we take a shower with salty water

I just move to area near to beach. Unfortunately we have a problem to access fresh water. So, I decide to dig a well about 8meters deep, but the water is salty. I then install carbon filter and ...
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Water and wrinkled skin. Is being under water for long dangerous?

After spending extended time in a bath, humans develop wrinkled skin. Is wrinkled skin the only effect of the immersion? Could a human spend extended time periods in water without causing some ...