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how long can germs live on your hands after you washed them?

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Always there: Even a surgical scrub can not get rid of all of the germs. Nothing is 100%

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When will I know if my baby is right or left-handed?

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Dr. Adam Naddelman
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Toddler: Most babies will begin to show a hand preference in their toddler years, but most children will not definitively show that strong preference until they begin to write well independently.
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When will my hands start to be less swollen?

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6 weeks: Fluid retention is common in pregnancy. Rarely it might be a sign of preeclampsia so it is important to keep up with your prenatal visits. The fluid retention of pregnancy gets better by about 6 weeks after the delivery of the baby.
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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for nail diseases that are effective?

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Nail diseases: I believe that Lamisil (terbinafine) cream- trademark is somewhat effective for nail fungus. That is what i think you are referring to... But there are many nail diseases, including those due to heredity, trauma, bacteria, and autoimmune diseases, even lung diseases. Please consult a dermatologist regarding the proper diagnosis and treatment of your particular nall ailment. Good luck.
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Lately my nails have started splitting easily. Do you think a nail disease could be the reason?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Possibly: Take 5000 mcg of biotin daily and apply eucerin smooth essentials several times a day to nails.
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What are common wrist problems?

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PAIN, FRACTURES: Acute arthritis, carpal tunnel, nerve cysts called ganglion cyst are the most common.

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