San Diego, CA
A 24-year-old female asked:
at the gas station, the pump had a chewed up piece of gum on it and i ended up touching it. are there any health risks that can come from touching it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
No specific risk: Everything we touch-door knobs etc contain millions of organisms.
Develop into habit of washing your hands frequently
with soap & water.
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How can I help my baby after he's had bronchiolitis?
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Pediatrics 37 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What do I do if my baby has gas after feeding?
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Pediatrics 17 years experience
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Could my baby's diet be causing gas?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Breast fed babies can be sensitive to gas producing foods in mom's diet. These include foods like peppers, cabage, caffeine, chocolate, onions and tomato among others.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
I have just had my 20 week scan and the nuchal fold was 6.3mm, does this mean my baby has downs?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The nuchal fold was developed to be assessed at 11-13 weeks, not 20. Even when it is increased, it doesn't mean the baby the baby has down's, just that there is increased risk it could.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Went to dentist and had local anaesthetic applied. How long before I can eat and feel right?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 34 years experience
Depends on amount: As far as when you can eat it depends on the type of restoration placed. As far as feeling right, it depends on how much was given, location of of injection and your metabolism rate. Usually i tell my patients the felling should last 2-3 hours. If you are more active, this can shorten this time, the type of anesthetic also matters.
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Last updated Jun 1, 2018
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