A 26-year-old female asked:
why does my tonsil keep shrinking when i remove a tonsil stone? the tonsil is almost gone!
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Family Medicine 21 years experience
Filled with stones: I don't know that it is shrinking or just returning to its normal size. Sounds like filled with stones. You should see your doctor
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A 21-year-old member asked:
How do I properly remove a tick?
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Geriatrics 40 years experience
Anapsid.org/lyme: http://www.anapsid.org/lyme/removingticks.html (how to remove a tick). Using sharp pointed tweezers, or specially made tick tweezers, grasp the tick as close to your skin as possible, as close to its embedded mouthparts as you can. If you squeeze the body or head, you risk compressing the guts and salivary glands and expelling even more organisms through their mouth into ...
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A 23-year-old member asked:
How can you remove mold and mildew?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: Depending upon what your are concerned with? If you are referring to "black mold" , you should contact someone with the skills and credentials and equipment to diagnose treat this. It is not safe for someone not trained in the abatement of this condition to do so. See professional help.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
I broke my right collarbone 3 months ago. Should I remove the plate or not, and if yes, when. ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Plate is unusual: The clavicle is the most common fractured bone in the body. Vast majority of time it requires a sling, immobilizing shoulder, pain control, then some physical therapy. If a plate is needed, probably needs to be there at least six months, but that is orthopedic (which I am not) assessment who did the surgery.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
How do I remove the scratches on my plastic lenses?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 44 years experience
You don't: That's not a medical question -- but my optometrist friends all tell me that once a plastic lens is scratched, it stays scratched. The "magic" liquid scratch erasers advertised on late-night tv are, according to them, ineffective.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Could a dermatologist remove things from eyelids?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Sometimes: A dermatologist or an eye doctor (ophthalmologist).
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