How Often You Should Shower And Wash Hair | Responding To Comments Ep. 22

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You’ve been sending me some really interesting questions recently, so I decided to do another episode of Responding to Comments to get to the bottom of some medical mysteries. Today I talk about how often you should shower and wash your hair, why we kick when we sleep, what causes an itch, why we administer vaccines in the shoulder, ringing ears, runny noses from spicy food and hot wings, posture correctors, electrolytes, stomach growling, and the truth of getting 10,000 steps a day. Drop a comment down below if there’s a medical question you’d like me to answer!

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  1. Great Red Spot

    Great Red Spot

    6 minuuttia sitten

    I have had tinnitus since I was a small child. I think I would freak out without it. Also, I knew people who showered twice a day. Once in the morning and once at night. They got sick a lot. I don't know showering so much had anything to do with being sick but makes sense to me.

  2. Max Cullen

    Max Cullen

    Tunti sitten

    Interesting but funny too makes it at least interesting

  3. Honestly Gacha

    Honestly Gacha

    3 tuntia sitten

    I have to take a shower everyday because if I don’t my hair gets super oily/greasy And I usually time myself and I always take 7-8 minute showers

  4. Caryl Andrei Eclarinal

    Caryl Andrei Eclarinal

    3 tuntia sitten

    Is it healthy not dreaming? I have not dream in years

  5. Brandon Ellis

    Brandon Ellis

    4 tuntia sitten

    The abounding copper recently seal because hell differently help versus a broken macrame. unbecoming, loving partridge

  6. bjslayer2010


    4 tuntia sitten

    Yea hes not a cinnamon roll he a whole carrot lmfo

  7. Green Lady Lizz

    Green Lady Lizz

    5 tuntia sitten

    It's funny that you mentioned pickle juice! Whenever people have a hungover, my remedy is always a 1/4 cup of pickle juice before during and after you drink or the next morning will do as well. Along with an avocado to eat, plenty of electrolytes, which would be Gatorade and water.

  8. Max6GT


    9 tuntia sitten

    i have a question if you cant answer its ok. i got cat scratch those have rabies? i do wash the scratch area with soap and medical alcohol. is washing with soap and alcohol is enough?

  9. Zakk Atraiu

    Zakk Atraiu

    10 tuntia sitten

    lol as strange as this may sound my skin gets super itchy when I shower or get wet so I really only shower once every 2-3 weeks. I do shave my head daily and wash my face but can't handle itchy back or legs.. Don't have a body odor and I don't sweat ever.

  10. MataRiko


    12 tuntia sitten

    7:34 me who stays +30min in the shower be like😯

  11. •Ana_logue•


    12 tuntia sitten

    Your skin doesn't like hot water, he said.. _well I suppose that's why me and my skin got a divorce..._

  12. The Prisinor

    The Prisinor

    13 tuntia sitten

    2:56 i feel spice in my EARS not NOSE

  13. OpticSnapshot432


    14 tuntia sitten

    Bro I’ve learned so much in 2 vids ,thanks fo telling us all these answers

  14. Ivan Gastelum

    Ivan Gastelum

    15 tuntia sitten

    I don’t have discord but I keep feeling stuff on my arms and they feel like pimples

  15. comegetmyxlove


    16 tuntia sitten

    Oh no.... I love burnt food!!!!!

  16. Sarah Rehart

    Sarah Rehart

    16 tuntia sitten

    scare the peewoop out of me is my new favorite phrase

  17. evilmatdun4 or mat

    evilmatdun4 or mat

    17 tuntia sitten

    Doctor mike what’s your discord

  18. Emile Alane

    Emile Alane

    19 tuntia sitten

    My hair gets greasy so easily that I tried no shampoo for a month, used soap, and it was still greasy the next day. I’ve reasoned with once every other day, but not comfortably.

  19. DavyCrockettPlays


    20 tuntia sitten

    Did you get a hair transplant?

  20. Luka


    21 tunti sitten

    twice a day baby

  21. Elyza Villanueva

    Elyza Villanueva

    22 tuntia sitten

    Dr.Mike: "You dont need to shower every single day" In Philippines: taking a bath 3x a day 😂😂

  22. Briana Wagner

    Briana Wagner

    23 tuntia sitten

    Hey (: I was wondering if you had any tips on trying to lose weight with type 1 diabetes? Rn I’m at 214 and I want to drop some pounds but I’m afraid my blood sugar will become to low, and if that happens I have to eat something to bring it up and it feels like I’m kinda defeating the purpose!!

  23. AArush A.

    AArush A.

    23 tuntia sitten

    what's that weird sensation of little tiny balls bouncing around in a specific place like your foot or hand? (Also if chosen can you please blur my name)

  24. Izzy Borczak

    Izzy Borczak

    23 tuntia sitten

    what if you eat marker

    • Izzy Borczak

      Izzy Borczak

      23 tuntia sitten


  25. matthew schreiner

    matthew schreiner

    23 tuntia sitten

    Pickle juice is good for you? Glad I am not the only one!

  26. Saachi Kanchan

    Saachi Kanchan

    23 tuntia sitten

    Why do you get those nasty headaches after crying for a long period of time? It takes a long time to leave too

  27. Neon


    23 tuntia sitten

    My hair gets greasy very quickly and I don't know why. I take a shower the night before and it's fine. Say I take a shower Monday at 9:30 pm. The next day it looks pretty good (Tuesday). On Wednesday it is greasy and it doesn't look that good. Does it matter what type of shampoo and conditioner I use? (I use Pantene 2 in 1)

  28. Amber Leger

    Amber Leger

    Päivä sitten

    My 9 yr old son has Charcot Marie tooth type 1A and EDS, autonomic dysfunction and gastroparesis and he has Tinnitus

  29. noelsnotes


    Päivä sitten

    I am allergic to lions, does that mean I'm allergic to cats? I've just never been around them

  30. David Whittaker

    David Whittaker

    Päivä sitten

    6:34 - showering and washing hair part.

  31. hgfds jhgfd

    hgfds jhgfd

    Päivä sitten

    Why do healing wounds itch? Seems counteractive.

  32. Ú movement

    Ú movement

    Päivä sitten

    Good doctor!

  33. BLACK YT


    Päivä sitten

    "3-4 minutes in shower" Yeah right Mike, like I can look totally awesome while destroying my enemy who has destroyed countless universes and I do a quadruple flip and do a kamehamehaa on that evil dude and will be called a hero then I will marry my crush and have kids who will grow up to be richest and most famous people in the world in just 4 minutes.

  34. OverTrei


    Päivä sitten

    are you alright? 9:43

  35. IlAnimazinglI


    Päivä sitten

    Isn't it just so awkward when your stomach growls in class...

  36. jelly bean

    jelly bean

    Päivä sitten

    do u have a discord server ?

  37. IlAnimazinglI


    Päivä sitten

    I take over 20 minutes in the shower...

  38. Sarah Aladraj

    Sarah Aladraj

    Päivä sitten

    “Is eating burned food bad for you?" My ears: “is eating bird food bad for you?” Me: WhAt DiD hE sAaAaAaAaAaAaAy???

    • Charity Berthiaume

      Charity Berthiaume

      6 tuntia sitten


  39. Some One

    Some One

    Päivä sitten

    3-4 minutes to shower when you have curly hair that you're washing and you wanna shave your legs and arms too. Good luck!

  40. Thirdy Abella

    Thirdy Abella

    Päivä sitten

    Why is Uncook noodle (after you open your ramen theres like a harden noodle there) tasty

  41. Fenix Filmer

    Fenix Filmer

    Päivä sitten

    I cannot feel spice at all so what’s that mean

  42. sobiesky Jimenez

    sobiesky Jimenez

    Päivä sitten

    JESUS i know you love me , please give me the opportunity to love you back. 🎈💜

  43. Bernice Henry

    Bernice Henry

    Päivä sitten

    The automatic sidecar analytically permit because hardware conjecturally attend plus a animated offer. shaggy, ugly shark

  44. Maximilian Verduijn

    Maximilian Verduijn

    Päivä sitten

    can dandruff go away without doing anything???

  45. zyxwvutsrqponmlkh


    Päivä sitten

    Dr Mike: Don't clean your ears. 1:47 Also Dr Mike: A lot of times the reasons my patients come is ear wax blockage. I smell a scam.

  46. b a n a n a

    b a n a n a

    Päivä sitten

    And the child me thought that ear ringing was aliens sending signal to our ears-

  47. deez nutz

    deez nutz

    Päivä sitten

    i'd rather have a shorter life than less than not shower less than 30 min's.

  48. Jenn Callaway

    Jenn Callaway

    Päivä sitten

    I have a doggy names Bear!

  49. iiSimply_Costi


    Päivä sitten

    I have a question. Why does Taco Bell make my brother have to use the bathroom a lot but not me? Am I the chosen one!? AM I HARRY POTTER!?!?!?

  50. Jessi Miso

    Jessi Miso

    Päivä sitten

    What kinda doctor are u?

  51. Jiin Vah

    Jiin Vah

    Päivä sitten

    If you have water in your ear try dropping a few drops in it again and let it flow in a while then immediately turn your head to the other side, all of it will come out but warmer

  52. Kaylas Videostar Tutorials uwu

    Kaylas Videostar Tutorials uwu

    Päivä sitten

    mike talking about posture: me: *sitting like a shrimp*

  53. Samuel Guyadeen

    Samuel Guyadeen

    Päivä sitten

    I'm not a patron but can I join the discord, I can tell you a joke :)

  54. Mins


    Päivä sitten

    Was it just me or when he talked about the sensation to itch I needed to itch my hand

  55. Chase Hacker

    Chase Hacker

    Päivä sitten

    During hockey practice I’d bring a Gatorade bottle full of pickle juice lmao



    Päivä sitten

    NOT GONNA LIE 1st of all pickles are delicious 2nd of all dill pickle juice is the best 3rd of I LOVE P I C K L ES🤤

  57. Sean Callahan

    Sean Callahan

    Päivä sitten

    Did anyone understand what he said 0:31

    • Sarah Aladraj

      Sarah Aladraj

      Päivä sitten

      What actually causes the sensation of an itch? Umm, do u not know what that means? It’s like when you need to itch urself…

  58. Uzui’s Fourth wife

    Uzui’s Fourth wife

    Päivä sitten

    Are constant heavy nosebleeds concerning

  59. Bryan Ramey

    Bryan Ramey

    Päivä sitten

    I get tinnitus usually when it is silent and I have not heard anything in a while. I also shower 1 a day then I skip a day and take a shower

  60. Jaxjamgaming 1

    Jaxjamgaming 1

    Päivä sitten

    Why when you sometimes get up really quick you get dizzy

  61. -{ËchølŁøvëśßøbå}-


    Päivä sitten

    Nobody- The ad I get- Poop. Diarrhea.

  62. Aryan Choudhari

    Aryan Choudhari

    2 päivää sitten

    I'm never able to sleep on time and leave the phone

  63. S l e e p y   s i m p

    S l e e p y s i m p

    2 päivää sitten

    On the first ok ok I slept very hot but than I woke up cold and nice..

  64. Humaaira Hussain

    Humaaira Hussain

    2 päivää sitten

    When we sleep how comes it feels like u are foling

  65. batya


    2 päivää sitten

    for the toothbrush person, it could also be the mint taste, try another taste of toothpaste maybe?

  66. Agustin Aguero

    Agustin Aguero

    2 päivää sitten

    I twitch when I’m still awake laying in bed

  67. Itz_NormallyOdd!


    2 päivää sitten

    Say tinnitus again

  68. Beckett Gaiski

    Beckett Gaiski

    2 päivää sitten

    How do you get rid of a habit?

  69. Blake M

    Blake M

    2 päivää sitten

    But I take cold showers also I wouldn’t have time to fully clean myself with that little time

  70. Marmarino20


    2 päivää sitten

    I think I love you

  71. Andrea Pérez

    Andrea Pérez

    2 päivää sitten

    When facing someone with an anaphylactic shock and no epi pen could someone like me (no medical training) do an emergency cric? Should I learn how to do it? My sister is very allergic to different foods and we've faced some bad episodes where the only thing to treat it is loratadine as epinefrin is not easily available in our country.

  72. Slang word Bruh

    Slang word Bruh

    2 päivää sitten


  73. Aymen You

    Aymen You

    2 päivää sitten

    How Often You Should Shower And Wash Hair 6:35

  74. Favour Okomba Kalu

    Favour Okomba Kalu

    2 päivää sitten

    Thanks to your content I want to be a doctor too. I thought medicine and all that doctor stuff is boring but now I'm interested in it. I'm working much harder at Scholl because I want to be a doctor. Tanks a lot.

  75. iMolika Men-Thlang

    iMolika Men-Thlang

    2 päivää sitten

    3-4 minutes?!! You see the way my water pipes are set up that’s impossible. Drip 💧 Drip 💧 Drip💧 than full on. The Drip part takes about 4 minutes. 🤣😂🤣

  76. Kiruthik R S

    Kiruthik R S

    2 päivää sitten

    Is that beewoop or peewoop

  77. Joscelyn vang

    Joscelyn vang

    2 päivää sitten

    What have you learned from this video? Me: Dr. Mike ain’t no cinnamon role

  78. x Tpower

    x Tpower

    2 päivää sitten

    What triggers sleep paralysis?

  79. 9lancerlot


    2 päivää sitten

    6:35. You're welcome.

  80. Eevee Pizza

    Eevee Pizza

    2 päivää sitten

    The toothsome random analytically steer because oil respectively race pro a whimsical whiskey. clever, spiky attack

  81. Queen Teddy

    Queen Teddy

    2 päivää sitten

    Dr. mike: you actually create all these cancer-causing chemicals by eating burnt food. Me: every time my mom makes sausages I always pell the The skin which is burnt.



    2 päivää sitten

    Quick question: why when i wake up my stumuck feels like my acid is burning in side of me?

  83. Anthony Armageddon

    Anthony Armageddon

    2 päivää sitten

    Doctor mike I have a question I like to draw and I'm pretty young and after about 4 hours of non stop drawing I took a break and it felt like my hand was aching and it felt like that for a couple days and (after about a year )now I feel like it feels different like it's a little more stiff or something do you think if I keep drawing non stop for long periods of time it will effect me later in life

  84. Catherine Made in Brasil

    Catherine Made in Brasil

    2 päivää sitten

    I’m watching it at night, recently showered (for 1hr) and while eating a pizza with a burned side… Now I’m eating slowly and am like 👀 … oook… 😅

  85. lioncub of cintra

    lioncub of cintra

    2 päivää sitten

    when you are doing cpr can you feel the arteries pulsating from receiving blood? as in having a pulse? google gave me nothing and i wasnt ever in a situation to perform cpr on a real person

  86. •Your sibling•

    •Your sibling•

    2 päivää sitten

    I keep hearing ringing in my ear but my mom wouldn’t take it serious even if I showed her this video

  87. Alaskan Demon

    Alaskan Demon

    2 päivää sitten

    Shower for like 3-4 minutes huh? Sounded like my BCT back then. 😂 Hated it

  88. Melany Anguilar

    Melany Anguilar

    2 päivää sitten

    I’m literally waiting for my mom to get out of the bathroom so I can shower and this popped up😂

  89. Benjamin Day

    Benjamin Day

    2 päivää sitten

    After eating sour or hot foods my tongue feels raw is this a bad thing?

    • Simi Anas

      Simi Anas

      2 päivää sitten

      Woah, me too, I too have this problem

  90. Simi Anas

    Simi Anas

    2 päivää sitten

    When I read the question What actually causes the sensation of an itch, I realised that I was scratching over my self due to itchiness.

  91. Jonathan Zor

    Jonathan Zor

    2 päivää sitten

    Or curling your toes that actually works to suppress your gag reflex it will come back after a while though

  92. melshane Mcforrest

    melshane Mcforrest

    2 päivää sitten

    doctor Mike is so eloquent! very intelligent!!

  93. Brianne Slamin

    Brianne Slamin

    2 päivää sitten

    Aah Ha! And people laughed at me for drinking pickle juice when I was hungover.

  94. Joveniel Ingking

    Joveniel Ingking

    2 päivää sitten

    Why is it that there is blood when i poop? Does this relates from eating spicy foods?



    2 päivää sitten

    Why don't I get hungry / why doesn't my stomach growl? It results in me being underweight so what can i do to fix it?

  96. the mangled wither

    the mangled wither

    2 päivää sitten

    For the formaldehyde thing I remember in my intermediate school we had to dissect a pigs heart and lungs and that smell still haunts me today

  97. Georgina Winkler

    Georgina Winkler

    2 päivää sitten

    We should only shower 3-4 minutes ?😅 I have really long and thick hair I physically can’t shower im 3-4 minutes 😭

  98. bernice peter

    bernice peter

    2 päivää sitten

    why do i crave burnt food.

  99. Candy Catfox

    Candy Catfox

    2 päivää sitten

    My sister said “One day you’ll eat a apple and disappear” as a joke

  100. 。Neko  。

    。Neko 。

    3 päivää sitten

    Dr mike: “The reason I ain’t no cinnamon roll is while I am delicious” Me : wtf 😳

    • Great Red Spot

      Great Red Spot

      4 minuuttia sitten

      His missing what makes him a cinnamon roll just proves he is a cinnamon roll.