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Can diabetes relieve symptoms of hemophilia?

This question can be seen silly, but I wondered about this question for several years. I learned that diabetes make our blood so sticky that it can block blood flows of capillary vessels. Then, what ...
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Quick question on disenfectants sprays and how some family members are using it

Some of my family members seem to be using Lysol surface disinfectant spray to mask bad odor in the bathroom. I keep trying to explain to them that it's not meant to be used in such a way. They seem ...
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Eye Chart Lighting for Consistency?

If the goal is consistent test results and controlling for distance is a given, then would a backlight in a dark/darkened room guarantee the most consistent results? Is there any other way to control ...
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Is it possible to “sleep” while aware and cognizant?

I have a scenario, but before I begin, I would like to clarify that this is not Sleep Paralysis, nor Lucid Dreaming, nor what I understand a Trance to be. Let's say that someone decided they needed ...
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If pure caffeine is taken intravenously, will high dose cause nausea like it does when taken orally?

There are various symptoms of high caffeine intake. Among them, gastrointestinal symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hyperactive bowel sounds etc. My question is: do these ...
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How to maintain hygiene of toothbrush

Shall i be interested in hygiene of toothbrush, and if so: How to keep toothbrush clean for long period (1-2 months) if you use toothbrush to clean your teeth without any toothpaste I'm looking for ...
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Flickering/flashing in corner of eye and nausea when exposed to certain patterns [closed]

Before I begin I'd like to say that I've already seen an ophthalmologist who has since referred me to a ophthalmic neurologist. I'm asking because this is freaking me out and I was hoping for some ...
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Does running help to get rid of a product put in the body by intramuscular injection?

I receive an intramuscular injection of Haldol (Haloperidol) every week. Does doing exercise (such as running) helps in getting rid of the injected Haldol?
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Mederma or Contractubex. What is better for still forming normotrophic scars?

Mederma and Contractubex have similar composition. Mederma's ingredients according to Tabletwise: Allium Cepa Topical (onion) Allantoin Topical Purified Water Topical Xanthan Gum Topical ...
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Is the kids moon disease a skin cancer?

Dry pigmented skin or kids moon Xeroderma pigmentosum is a genetic disease that was first discovered in 1870 by Dr. Moritz Kaposi, a product of the loss of oxygen-deficient ribosome DNA, in its ...
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Can inadequate amount of water in body, affect CBC test results?

I remember once my father took a CBC test, and his hemoglobin was strangely higher than that of one day before. We thought the test could be erroneous, but the lab's technician said it's probably ...
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could catalepsy be caused by being beaten in the street?

I am writing a story of a character named Eric who lives in D.C., and got jumped by 3 tough Mancunian visitors and beaten to the point of being left in a condition of falling in and out of trance-like ...
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systemic absorption of chlorhexidine

I have question from dentistry field in Periodontology. How much is .25% chlorhexidine gel absorbed in plasma or blood when placed in periodontal pocket ? Any help would be appreciated.
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Diarrhea induced by Iron

Active 70 Year old female asian experienced chronic diarrhea, which subsided when the iron supplements were removed. Hemoglobin is normal. Is it possible for the iron in 2 beef meals in one day to ...
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What's the exact value of blood Ph and how is it corrected

what is the exact value of the blood ph, how is it corrected and at what precision ? Has there even been a real time high precision analysis of the blood ph ? where we could see the correction ...
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Seeing a nutritionist on Wednesday. Is there anything else I should ask about?

I'm seeing a nutritionist on Wednesday, and these are the list of questions I intend to ask. Would like to get advice of anyone in my position (vegetarian, blood results okay but on the borderline - ...
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What is the health effect of commuting by first a 40 minute car ride and then a 3 hour train ride?

I am wondering about the health effect of accepting a job that is a 40 minute car ride + 2.5 hours train ride away from me. Research suggests that train rides are healthier than car rides. I live 40 ...
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Does coughing make dry cough worse?

When I was younger I remember someone telling me to try not to cough when I have a dry cough, otherwise it will get worse. Is this true? For example, suppose one gets over a cold and then is dry ...
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Is it normal to sweat while walking (even when it's cold outside)

It's autumn, and the temperature is like 8°C outside. I walk to my office everyday, it's about 10 minutes distance, my speed is a little bit faster than leisure walk. I wear a T, a sweater and a ...
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Are there any good studies on daily kcal intake?

It's a well known "fact" that an average men should consume about 2500kcal per day but having checked my intake this sounds ridiculously high (by about a factor of 2.25 in my case). Some studies with ...
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Does my routine effect my health and age? [closed]

i want to share my routine and to know its health effects. i am 18 years old and i don't play any sports or exercise.I spend my entire day in my room i go out about 2 3 times a day and that to on my ...
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What are the best foods for cutting calories? [closed]

Imagine that you accumulate fat VERY easily besides being unable to always prepare your food and eat healthy, and not having much time to exercise. If you wanted to cut calories, what would be the ...
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What does CRP decreased result means within 2 months [duplicate]

What does it means when you repeat all your blood test between 2 months and all the result are within range and exactly the same as previously, but a test called CRP decreased from 2 to 0.98. Does it ...
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What are the psychological effects for Munchausen by Proxy (MSBP) victims? Stockholm-Syndrome?

I was listening to the hit true-crime podcast, "My Favorite Murder," (don't judge it by it's name until you listen to it -- it's not what you think), and one of the cases they discussed was about ...
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Are chiropractors the only professionals who will “adjust” the spine?

I've had various periods of extended back pain that chiropractors can relieve by "adjusting" (a.k.a. "cracking") my spine in just a moment, providing immediate and long-term relief from pain sometimes ...
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How to loose weight as a 17 year old? [closed]

I'm a 17 year old male teenager. Currently my weight is around 95 kg and my height is 175 cm. This year I need to focus most on my studies and because of this I don't get time to exercise. Also ...
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Question about pregnancy and epidural anesthesia: How can a woman give birth under anesthesia?

So my girlfriennd is curious about if a woman when anesthised can "push" while giving birth, since she can't really feel anything. How is this possible?
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What is the estimated monetary benefit (or cost) of annual checkups?

I've been seen seeing the "TV Doctors" commercials recently from Cigna. And it got me wondering. Strictly from a financial sense, what is the estimated average benefit (or cost) of annual checkups. ...
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Derivation of 175 in MDRD Equation

So the MDRD equation (The Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) estimates glomerular filtration using the formula: eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2) = 175 x (SCr)-1.154 x (Age)-0.203 x (0.742 if female) x (1....
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For painting/drawing models, what is the maximum exposure time and maximum light intensity of a spot shining in your eyes at a fixed position?

For painting/drawing models, what is the maximum exposure time and maximum light intensity of a spot shining in your eyes at a fixed position? That is: before the damage to your eyes becomes ...
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Accidental hickeys: How long do hickeys last? How to prevent the development of them next time?

I accidentally gave my long-term boyfriend of 4 years several hickeys on his neck this weekend. We make out all the time, and I've never given him hickeys before (never desired or thought about ...
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Does sausage-making inherently breed and hide bacteria?

If I leave some ground beef in my fridge for more than a day or two, it becomes visibly different, it browns, and just looks less appealing. I've been told that for ground meats it is especially ...
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Can one be diagnosed with Lupus without the “Butterfly” rash ever occuring?

Theoretically, if one had the majority of the symptoms for Lupus, and even tested positive for SLE via a ANA blood test result, but still hasn't had a "Butterfly" rash ever to appear -- could they ...
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Sublingual Spray Protocol

I want to start learning about sublingual spray mechanisms. Where can I start with? Thanks in advance
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Is copay dependent on whether or not you actually see a doctor?

I go to a dermatologist for UVB phototherapy for plaque psoriasis. It's a first-line treatment and is accepted by basically any insurance company. The standard price set by a dermatologist is around $...
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Does regular intake of (packaged) butter increase the risk of cancer?

I've heard some rumours from my peers that eating packaged butter on a daily basis could increase the risk of cancer. This goes from the presumption that packaged dairy products contain a certain ...
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Identical twins have the same DNA and blood-types, right? But different fingerprints? Why is that? Same for clones?

Identical twins have the same DNA and blood-types, right? But different fingerprints? Why do they have different finger-prints? What gene or part of our body signals what our fingerprint will look ...
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Metalic Taste and Excessive Salivation before vomiting

Is it normal to salivate profusely and have a strong bloody metalic taste before vomiting? This is coupled with orange yellow liquid vomit that also seems to have clear mucus mixed in. This is after ...
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How to cure a dry eye

My friend's sister has a dry eye, she has tried using eye drop but to no avail, pls what else can she do to cure the dry eye and what caused the dry eye
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Pain in knee joint [closed]

when I kneel down, I feel an inner pain in my knee joint. I can not feel this pain while walking or riding stairs. Only when my knee joint touches floor or anything,then I can feel that pain. Please ...
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Why my father gaining weight even after eating less food per day for years

I am posting this question as I am concerned about my father's health. He is 60 years old, 5feet 5 inches height and has 86kgs weight. he worked(now he is taking rest at home) in a rice mill and ...
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Is it possible that paracetamol + ibuprofene is much better for fever than ibuprofene alone? If yes, how?

I have read that paracetamod+ibuprofene (P+I) is not much better than ibuprofene alone (IA). However I noticed that P+I is better than IA for fever, for me. I wonder if it is possible that there are ...
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Arm exercises: when to alternate arms?

I need to do three arm exercises A, B, and C. For each exercise, I perform 2 series of 10 repetitions. I can only work with one arm at a time. Is there any scientific study that looked at which of ...
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Will my retainers ever become comfortable again? or do I need new ones?

I wore my retainers for about a year and then "lost" them for a year and a half. Sadly, one of my bottom front teeth as become a tiny bit angled, which has gotten me to reinstate my retainers. The ...
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Effect of Debrox with tubes in ears as a child?

I'm on my second application of Debrox, which says "Ask a doctor before use if you have a perforation (hole) of the eardrum". But I just now made the association, that I believe I had tubes in my ...
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Is there any downside of using ultrasound guidance when performing injections to treat a tendinopathy?

The result of (1) published last week showed that when performing injections for tennis elbow, only 3 out of 10 were correctly localized (!). Is there any downside of using ultrasound guidance when ...
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Large scale studies on the accuracy of injections for tennis elbow: do they confirm the injection accuracy is only ~30%?

​I am (negatively)​ impressed by the result of (1) published last week: they quantified how often injections for tennis elbow are correctly localized. Only 3 out of 10 were! ​Result details:​ ​...
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How do “Zero Calorie Energy Drinks” work? (Or do they?)

I saw a can of "Sugar Free (Energy Drink Brand)" once and figured someone had done a fake product joke. Then I found it was a real product. "Maybe it just tastes like (Energy Drink Brand) and isn't an ...
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How different are tendon injuries resulting from subacromial impingement compared to epicondylopathies resulting from overuse?

I wonder how different tendon injuries resulting from subacromial impingement are compared to epicondylopathies resulting from overuse, in terms of physical injuries. I.e., looking at the tendon (e.g.,...
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What are the long-term side effects of betamethasone valerate medicated plasters used to treat a tendinopathy?

What are the long-term effects of betamethasone valerate medicated plasters used to treat a tendinopathy? I am mostly interested in treatment effectiveness as well as the long-term impact on the ...

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