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What are the risks of autologous blood injection used to treat a tendinopathy?

I wonder what the risks of autologous blood injections are when used to treat a tendinopathy (specifically, lateral epicondylitis of the humerus). I read a unquantified few sources, but ideally I'd ...
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To what extent does the chronicity of a tendinopathy impact the outcome of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections?

I wonder to what extent the chronicity of a tendinopathy impacts the outcome of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections? (outcome = degree to which it helps treating the tendinopathy) Several ...
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Do local applications or ingestion of lemon eucalyptus oil help treating a tendinitis?

I have read some claims that local applications or ingestions of lemon eucalyptus oil help treating a tendinitis. Example from Worwood, Valerie Ann. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and ...
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Which ideal body weight formula is used when choosing the ventilator's tidal volume?

When a patient is under mechanical ventilation, the ventilator's tidal volume is chosen based on the patient's ideal body weight. However, there exist several ideal body weight formulas. Do ...
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How to fight beard loss without cortisol injections? [closed]

I guess losing beard area as a little blocks is a really bad situation. I asked this issue to a dermatology doctor, she said "Run away from stress". Running away from stress is definitely impossible ...
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Link between extended sitting and weak quads

Is there any evidence to show that there is a link between extended periods of sitting, I have a 9 to 5 desk job plus 1hr 45 min commute, and the risk of quad tears? If not, is/are there common ...
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How can I increase my height? [duplicate]

I am 19 years old, around 1.62 meters tall and a weight of 55 kilograms, and I want to increase my height. Is it possible to do it at my age? If so, can I have a specific diet or use growth hormones?
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How to cure eczema on my foot? [closed]

I am suffering from dry eczema on my foot over the past 6 years. I used moisturizing creams and pills as prescribed by skin specialists. As a result, I got a cure which was just temporary. It came ...
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Why do Fiber Powders (to relieve Constipation) Emphasize Soluble Fiber rather than Insoluble Fiber

Why do Fiber Powders such as Konsyl, Benefiber, etc list Fiber (usually 5 g per serving), followed by Soluble Fiber (usually 3 to 5 g per serving) According to WebMd insoluble fibers are better for ...
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Treatment for severe Pain [closed]

I've been having severe internal pain around my eye, why? And how can it be taken care of
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Poison Ivy or Spider Bite? [closed]

My wife and I were exposed to poison ivy last Saturday (7/16). I have more rashes that her but she has this rash that keeps expanding, picture below. The small oval with the dark spots showed up ...
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What vitamins are useful for restoring the skin after an injury?

I was injured 4 weeks ago. After the removal of the stitches, either an atrophic or a normotrophic scar (about 1 cm long) was formed on my face. I would like to contribute to the skin and constitution ...
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Fall Recovery Assist [closed]

My father has very severe spinal issues and falls frequently. If he falls indoors, he is able to push or pull himself up from a nearby object with little to no help. Outdoors, he has nothing to pull ...
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Weight Loss: Static Equilbrium [closed]

My weights has reached the static equilibrium from more than 1 year between 77-79 KG. I wanted to make it 74 Kg, but no success so far. Is it somehow related to testosterone? Would it be safe to take ...
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Is there a mental disorder that causes people to do things in their sleep?

As the title says, what can cause high amounts of activity during one's sleep? Activity like: switching on lights, and walking around outside.
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What foods can increase penis length and girth? [closed]

Are there any foods that can naturally increase the length and girth of my penis? Some food I can think about are: Milk Steak Eggs Basil Broccoli I'm not looking for like 5 extra inches, just ...
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Put kid upside down while doing Heimlich on her/him

I understand the Heimlich procedure I should do if my kid ( 4 years ) is choking, but I want to know if is a good idea to put her upside down while doing it? Would not gravity + my contstant pushing ...
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Do fridges really keep things fresh? [closed]

Like, if I had a bottle of milk with a screw top. Does that really need to go in the fridge? Because it has a top so the flies can't get in. What about a raw chicken in a sealed bag? I mean you're ...
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How does total mg of medicines effect human body?

Most of people are concious about taking medicines by seeing the mg level of medicines as they think that high mg of medicine can effect their body so they limit the use of medicine of high mg instead ...
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Are there “good kinds” of pain?

Are there "good kinds" of pain? Pain is usually bad, but are some kinds of pain "good" compared to others? I got this idea from a House episode -- season 2's "Euphoria". Foreman's father visits ...
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How accurate is the death of Caine in Menace II Society?

In the ending of the Menace II Society protagonist gets shot. One of the comments were rather interesting. man Caine's death is as accurate to reality without movies adding the movie death to it ...
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Why would ECT be done without anasthesia?

In the ending of Requiem For A Dream. The grandma gets ECT after using "Rainbow Pills" for weight loss. The most horrifiying part is. The whole procedure is done while She is awake. The original ...
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Can you take both whey protein and mass gainer at the same time? [closed]

I heard from one of my friend once that told me that when I'm consuming whey protein, I shouldn't also consume mass gainer. Can consuming these two together be harmful? If so, how long should I wait ...
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Itchy miscolored inflammed bump on elbow [closed]

For the past 48 hours, I've had a miscolored, raised patch of skin on my elbow that has been itching non-stop. I've applied topical diphenhydramine hydrochloride (2%), which seems to have no affect ...
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basil cancer on outer ear-tight glasses maybe the cause? [closed]

Can tight glasses cut the circulation to the outer ear? Thus making the outer ear fresh oxygen blood starved and it then be more susceptible to basil cancer? i have currently been diagnosed with basil ...
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Energy value from food: is it the maximum avail?

Long story short, is the energy value listed on the foods nutritional label a fixed value? Food labels indicate macro-nutrients (carbs, proteins and fats). These values, in combination with the 4-4-9 ...
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What happens when you eat carbs everyday? [closed]

I once heard that to gain weight, one has to eat a lot of carbohydrates. What I mean by a lot is, by eating carbs in the morning, afternoon and evening plus as an additional midnight snack. So, I ...
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Do I have a disorder? (See description) [closed]

Now, it is hard to explain for me. But I need to know what is this. Because I have no idea what this is, I might over-explain. I tried Google with lots of different phrases, and it seems as if this ...
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Should a chiropractor be called if my neck is (moderately) out of alignment? [closed]

Let's not beat around the bush: ~3 days ago, I was jumping on a trampoline. Being that I was jumping on a very good trampoline with a gymnast and a cousin or two of hers, I started endeavoring to do ...
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Healthy way to become numb [closed]

What can I do to enter a numb state of being so that I don't feel constantly dragged down, fatigue, stress, and all the other downs people experience? For years I've tried exercising, eating healthy, ...
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Why is leg length associated with respiratory function?

http://m.jech.bmj.com/content/57/2/141.full Longer legs are associated with better vo2 and lower risk of respitatory disease. Why?
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Why aren't superbugs weaker than their wild type?

A superbug is a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs, according to Oxford Dictionary. The reason that it can resist the drug is because it has evolved in the environment ...
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Medications for asthma [closed]

What are the medications that are available for treating asthma? Do they have any side effects or long term effects on the patient's body?
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How to share a cure?

How does a person share a cure for a disease? Through trial and error a normal Joe or Jane Smoe finds a cure to a disease that has no other cure what is the best way to get it validated? For example,...
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a cure for gray hair is on the way? [closed]

I saw this news article (here is the article about it in a medical journal) and began to wonder if the cure for gray hair is on the way. Those immunotherapy drugs can restore hair color only in people ...
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What is the name of this disease, it's cause and cure? [closed]

I suffer from the following condition: Mainly in the rainy season sometimes from being asleep I wake up. But neither I am able to open my eyelids, nor move any body part. But I am fully conscious. I ...
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Can my Girlfriend Get Pregnant 9 Days before her period? [closed]

My Girlfriend's period starts at May 20/May 21. To cut the story short, we had non penetrative sex on May 11th and I ejaculated outside (Far away from her vagina). She also has been using a period ...
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What is the actual reason behind intestinal gas? [closed]

I have some symptoms of IBS. And the most irritating problem I'm dealing with is intestinal gas. I'm taking medicines but they don't seem working. Neither it is curing IBS nor the gas problem. I'm ...
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Does the digestive disorders affect the location of aorta beat around navel?

You might have experienced this. If you lie on your back on a flat surface and place your finger or thumb right over navel (men or women), and press softly down, you'd feel the beating just like ...
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Why do you end up high on the Bristol stool scale when you are hungover?

Why do you end up high on the Bristol stool scale when you are hungover? What is it with alcohol that interrupts the normal processes in the bowel? Even if you drink plenty of alcohol, the amount of ...
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How much time takes it to get a diagnosis of borreliosis/lyme disease?

I cannot find any source that clearly tells me how quickly a diagnosis for finding out wether someone carries borreliosis or not can be conducted (I hope it is clear what I mean, I have little medical ...
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Should I wash the vegetables after disinfection? [closed]

Today we had an interesting question, to disinfect the fruits and vegetables we usually need to submerge them on hazardous substances like chlorine or colloidal silver (if used on increased ...
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Higher doses of a drug being less effective?

Does body possibly have mechanisms for blocking drugs at higher doses and making them less effective?
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Can we live only on chocolate?

This question is out of curiosity. I have a new colleague. I haven't seen him going out for lunch or eating anything else but chocolate. He eats only chocolate bars whole day, about 3 big bars every ...
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How does a typical electromyography result report look like?

How does a typical electromyography result report look like? I'm not asking for usual values: I simply wonder what kind of graphs or tables I should expect that summarizes the results observed during ...
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It is possible to kill staph. aureus in tonsils with antibiotics or citricidal? [closed]

It is possible to kill staph. aureus in tonsils with antibiotics? Because i ve heard that it just disappear for few days or weeks. But on the other hand i heard some people heal it with citricidal. ...
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Drug abuse and hair loss

I've googled through internet but couldn't find straight answers. Are some recreational drugs known to cause hair loss?
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Why I am lossing memory if I work hard? [closed]

I am a software engineer and you know that it requires to think in logical way to develop code. I am also hard working to reach the dead lines just to do not loss job. But from last 6 months ...
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Do the health benefits of beetroot juice outweigh how rank it tastes? [closed]

It tastes like mud. Surely something that disgusting is good for you?
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Please say what my ecg means [closed]

Please say is there any serious issue .really worried.My report says 95bpm and otherwise normal ecg.

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