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What are the effects of a totally removed eponychium?

The eponychium (Cuticle) serves as a protective barrier between the epidermis and the nail. If this were to be removed, what are the effects and possible remedies?
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How soon after an IUD removal, can a woman conceive?

I know this is a case-by-case basis, but I'm wondering on average/generally speaking, how long after the OBGYN removes an IUD, can a woman then theoretically be able to become pregnant? Is there a ...
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How does removal of the testicles affect life expectancy?

Is there some deep flaw in this assumption? Does the removal of the testicles result in a longer life expectancy fairly consistently?
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Is Hemangioma treatable by medicine? [closed]

I am a 45 year old male from India. I was born with a Hemangioma in upper lip. Doctors told us it does not have a complete cure, so they planned to give injections when it increased. Doctors are now ...
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Can I remove the dark skin under my eyes

I think I have hey fever, which makes my eyes water uncontrollably and constantly. This has happened since I was a child. I've been known to randomly cry, my friends know I'm not actually. Instead ...
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Cleaning to rid house of cat allergen after cat is gone

We discovered through a blood test that our 3yo is severely allergic to cats. We have two cats who are 7 and 8 respectively and we're adopted as kittens. So their hair and dander is all over ...
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Non-surgical ways of removing ichor

I have a pretty nasty form of acne, and some of the abscesses are so deep it takes weeks for them to even become removable, though for the whole time they cause pain and/or discomfort. What I am ...
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Does the tailbone (coccyx) serve a present function? A few people have been born with tail appendages, right?

Because of evolution, I know that the human anatomy is comprised of a few vestigial elements, and the tailbone (coccyx) is listed among one of them. But doesn't the tailbone still serve a present ...
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Will my hair grow back?

I have three cysts in my scalp and they cause me headaches. I plan to remove them however, I'm afraid about not having my hair grow back. How likely is it that I might have permanent bald spots as a ...
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To what extent can modern medicine heal this scarring? [closed]

Here is some rather extensive scarring on the forearm from 15 years ago. Can it be healed by modern medicine (even if it is expensive), and to what extent? What methods are there to deal with it (...
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How to remove the yellow stains from my teeth?

How to remove the yellow stains from my teeth? I brush two times a day once in the morning and once in the night.But I am still having yellow stains in my teeth.The back side of two of my teeth have ...
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Is one nit enough to produce a new generation of head lice?

The website below claims that one nit is sufficient to produce a new generation of head lice. Liceguard Link Regardless of which treatment you apply, it is recommendable to remove all (or as many ...
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Recommendation for long-lasting (eg 1 week) airproof and waterproof plaster?

I'm attempting the "duct tape" treatment for a wart, which has worked well in the past with a verucca. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Warts/Pages/Treatment.aspx#Duct tape The treatment involves ...
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how to get rid of a raised mole in my left thigh which is painful sometimes?

I am 22 , male. The mole appeared some 3 weeks before . Since last week it is painful sometimes ,not all time . The spot is left thigh near the groin muscle. It is difficult to wear jeans and even ...
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Is it possible to have dental sealants removed permanently?

I'm interested in whether it's possible to have dental sealants (on the back molars) removed (and not replaced). I've heard from (possibly not-credible sources) that acid used when applying (possibly ...
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Can removal of internal organs (such as in hysterectomy) affect the posture of the body or the stomach?

A friend of mine had a partial hysterectomy operation (her womb was removed but the ovaries were left in place). She has had some weight gain in her abdominal area since then. She feels that some of ...
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Do you bleed to death after your penis is cut off?

I wonder If a person without knowledge and tools cuts off somebody's penis and then doesn't call an ambulance immediately, is there a chance a person may not bleed to death within a short time? I ...
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How can I treat calluses on my palms?

I've been going to the gym for about a year, and because I didn't wear gloves at first, I developed some calluses on my palms. They don't hurt much, but aesthetically, they aren't the most beautiful ...
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What should I consider when deciding to remove a blister or not?

While playing indoor soccer a couple days ago, I was fouled and fell forwards so that my hand skidded across the court a bit. It left the blister as you see in the image here: What should I consider ...