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Top new questions this week:

Do emperical data on genital forces/pressures produced during arousal and sexual activity exist somewhere?

I think I need to preface this by noting that on the face of it, this may sound odd. However, there exist a plethora of irrelevant results any time I've searched for this, due to the nature of the ...

sex sexual-arousal  
asked by KennethAtkins 2 votes
answered by Fizz 4 votes

Does Lactose Intolerance improve by refraining, then partaking of dairy products again?

My neighbour has Lactose Intolerance which is a problem but a Nutritionist has advised that refraining from all dairy products for a while, then gradually returning to them, in measured amounts, can '...

lactose-intolerant  
asked by Nigel J 1 vote
answered by Samar Deep 3 votes

Effect of wearing face masks on results of cardiac stress test?

In a simple cardiac stress test the subject is challenged on an inclining treadmill while being monitored visually and via EKG and a blood pressure cuff. This (or any) exercise requires breathing much ...

exercise cardiology breathing test-results stress-test  
asked by uhoh 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is using urine to clean a wound better than non-sterile water?

I have heard that if you are in the wilderness and need a sterile fluid to rinse a wound, urine is an acceptable choice. Sometime ago this topic came up while discussing emergency treatment. It was ...

wound-care first-aid  
asked by James Jenkins 11 votes
answered by Miati 7 votes

Active ingredient of Durex Intense Orgasmic Gel that should cause arousal?

The gel contains these ingredients: Aqua, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Aroma, Benzoic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide Which of these should be the "...

sexuality lubrication sexual-arousal  
asked by user541905 11 votes
answered by Narusan 10 votes

How long should I wait to drive after taking a painkiller?

Recently, I was prescribed hydrocodone. Part of the instructions I was given (on the label, from the physician, and from the pharmacist) included not to drive while taking the medication. However, it ...

medications side-effects drug-metabolism  
asked by era 5 votes
answered by user19679 2 votes

Accidentally took cold medicine an hour early

So I currently have a cold and the medicine I'm taking is supposed to be taken every 4 hours. For some reason I thought I was supposed to take my next dose at 3pm, but after I took it, I realized I ...

medications common-cold dosage  
asked by kookiekween99 2 votes
answered by Lucky 3 votes

What does eye power -6 means and how close to blindness is it?

One of my friends went to an eye specialist for checkup and the doctor told him that his eye power changed from -6 from -4.5. He is really very upset and doesn’t want to discuss anything on this. I ...

eye  
asked by Bacteria 12 votes
answered by Brandon 6 votes

How dangerous is it to eat the worms inside fruits?

because I have diabetes, I try to have more dried fruits instead of cookies, and one of my recent favorites is dried figs. I buy them from Costco. Today I came across this page on Amazon on the same ...

nutrition food-safety  
asked by Michael Fard 4 votes
answered by Anko 5 votes

Why use a placebo in some potential COVID-19 vaccine trials?

With potential COVID-19 vaccine trials beginning around the globe, one vaccine approach is to induce the creation of antibodies in the participants. The first phase of the trial will check whether ...

covid-19 placebo  
asked by pymekrolimus 14 votes
answered by Bryan Krause 35 votes
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