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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The rec way is as follows: if available, use tweezers and grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible (if none, use a cloth or paper to protect y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pull up w/tweezers: 1/use fine-tip tweezers. Grasp tick closest as possible to skin. 2/pull upward steadily. Don't yank or twist. If mouth parts break off, remove mouth p ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Tickborn disease. : Tick can cause a different tick born diseases depending on time of year ( spring or summer and so on) and location of your country/ state. Use oil to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The rec way is as follows: if available, use tweezers and grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible (if none, use a cloth or paper to protect y ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scars don't go away: They are the result of healing and are permanent. They do, however, mature, i.e. With time. There are some treatments and procedures that may hasten t ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Fever: Common fever reducers are Acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Tepid baths don't provide much greater value over those medicines. But it's really about gett ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
???: A quote to go away ?? Did you mis-type ? Do not understand the question. Present again.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
As early as : Early teens, if you are sexually active or having other gyn issues...
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Trying to answer : Not sure what your question is exactly: ents can be seen in days to weeks and surgery can be scheduled in days to weeks in most cases. Most of t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Go to ER: You should go to the ER for dehydration when you feel weak and dizzy when you stand up. Unless you are deprived of water, it is not all that common t ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The rec way is as follows: if available, use tweezers and grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible (if none, use a cloth or paper to protect y ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Symptoms : If you have swelling, pain, fever, redness or, feel ill, go see a doctor. Same if your boil is taking too long to heal.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
No one answer: There are always suggestions for getting faster and better sleep, but no one therapy or answer fits everyone. It may depend on your eating habits, ex ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get older: You need to get used to the fact that acne is a chronic, non-curable, non-lifestyle-related disease that eventually goes away on its own. Until then, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Call your doctor: You can get this shot at your doctor's, an immunizing pharmacist, or the local public health department.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Ice, ice, bracing: Start first with resting, staying off it completely. Wrap it with compressive wraps like an ace bandage, use lots of cold compresses or ice. Dependi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU DON'T: A doctor is needed to determine the cause and give you the proper treatment.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Pham
24 years experience Neurosurgery
Whiplash: If your whiplash was related to a car accident and became persistently for several weeks or months including numbness, tingling and pain radiation to ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Depends on Your Risk: For most healthy adults with good oral hygiene practices at home, the usual recommendation is every six months. However, science suggests that every t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Persistent cough: Persistent cough or discharge, fever, pain or difficulty breathing. Severe or moderate generalized body pains. Those or some reasons to be concerned ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fleabites: Without a picture i can only assume that the ugly marks you are talking about represent scratch marks from scratching your flea bites.Use pyrethrin to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Physician assistant: Thecsame amount of time that it will take to see a physician, because they are supervised by a physician.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
your common sense: Planning is of utmost importance in life and indeed requires a lot of responsibilities. Read books and asks people with experience. So will be prepar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Colds run their: course.Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose ... Read More

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