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will your body push out a splinter

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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Not always.: Some may remain in depending on the depth of penetration.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
28 years experience Dermatology
Lipomas: Could be lipomas.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Need to see to ID.: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible t ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Berzansky
21 years experience Family Medicine
You may get an infxn: While your body can remove a splinter, we typically like to remove them as they may contain foreign material or contamination that could also cause an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Lumps/bumps: Many subcutaneous cysts and growths are benign but deserve a full exam by your physician. Firm tender and nonmobile masses may need further investigat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Halfway: When the applicator is halfway in push the plunger. The tampon just needs to be in the vagina. It does not have to be at the cervix. Always make sure ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanced diet: You should eat a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and adequate amounts of protein. There are many sources for information (and m ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Retained: It is not common to have a retained tampon or condom. These can cause significant risk of infection. The body would not push it out on it's own. On ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Work out: Start at a slower pace and gradually build up. Your body will tell you if you are overdoing it. Might have a physical before you start.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Better see MD: It could be restless leg if you are sleeping and your legs move much. If you are awake and then fall asleep (unconscious) then wake up, it could be se ... Read More
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Dr. WAYNE ALAN KORRAS
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Rib Dislocation.: You probably have an intermittent rib dislocation if enough force is applied to your rib cage. Possibly partial dislocation or full dislocation. Not s ... Read More

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