If a person follows the appropriate directions an uses a diluted amount of bleach, it is safe to take a bleach bath, as specified by Mayo Clinic. The appropriate ratio of bleach to water is one-half cup of bleach per 40 gallons of water. This amount of water fills a standard-sized bathtub.Know More
Some additional precautions to take when taking a bleach bath are to only soak the body from the neck down, to rinse off after soaking in the water and to not take over three bleach baths per week. A moisturizer should be applied to the skin after the bath. A person can soak in this bath between 5 to 10 minutes.
A bleach bath may be useful for eczema because it may kill bacteria associated with this skin problem. It may also help with its symptoms like itchy and scaly skin. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests that parents consult with a dermatologist before giving their child this type of bath.Learn more about Medical Ranges & Levels
A high ferritin level may indicate that a person has a condition causing the body to store excessive amounts of iron, according to Mayo Clinic. It can also be a sign of liver disease, hyperthyroidism or rheumatoid arthritis.Full Answer >
Healthy urine ranges in color from pale yellow to a dark amber color depending on how much the person is drinking, according to Mayo Clinic. The more water in a person's system, the lighter the color of the urine.Full Answer >
A blood pressure reading of 150 over 100 millimeters of mercury indicates that a person may have severe hypertension, according to Mayo Clinic. A physician takes at least two-to-three blood pressure readings before she diagnoses an individual with hypertension.Full Answer >
What a person takes for nausea depends on its cause, but nausea from pregnancy often responds to eating a few saltine crackers before getting out of bed, according to Mayo Clinic. Small sips of water or flat soda to keep hydrated are sometimes helpful with other types of nausea.Full Answer >