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Angel Wings Tattoo
Facial plastics : A facial plastics surgeon may be your best option, especially if extensive. Dermatologist is another option. ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
Is tattoo removal safe on back of neck? 2 inch black home tattoo from 11 years ago. Concerned due to location (brain, spine, lymphomas, etc)
My 8wk old house puppy nipped at me on left arm. No broken skin, no blood just small tooth mark. Cleaned wound, etc. Rabies? Pup 2 young for shots.
Rabies: Rabies is extremely rare nowdays in the us, especially as a result of dog bites. If there was any risk of rabies, it would be from street dogs, but it doesn't sound like your puppy is a street dog. Also, rabbit dogs would normally be expected to act accordingly. Your case doesn't allude to that. I'd not worry about rabies, but would definitely watch the wound as it is prone to infection. ...Read more
I think i'm over my cat allergy. I'm thinking about getting a holland lop bunny andwould be allergic to them?
Consider getting: Allergy testing before getting a bunny.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: I had a patient who almost did, in fact. He drew up ink from a pen into his Insulin syringe and proceeded to tattoo himself. Within some days he presented with sepsis secondary to staph aureus and nearly died. Icu for a month and complications from pancreatitis. This isn't an unusual story for someone who wants to take that risk. Not worth your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleach, witch hazel: Ah, kids -- as my father used to say, "can't live with 'em, can't kill 'em!" there's no end to the mischief they can get into. No personal experience, but i'm told that rubbing the stains gently with witch hazel, or a dilute solution of bleach (25% in water) will do the trick. And next easter, try to persuade your kids to use spoons to dip the eggs, not their fingers! ...Read more
Seek laser removal: Their are laser types out their that actually do a credible job of reducing and removing tattos. Check in with your local dermatologist for a referral to such centers using these type of lasers. Call cynosure laser and they should be able to point you to a physician in your area who does this work. ...Read more
My gf had an IUD with a l2-1/2 strig like fishing wire, 7", it looks like weed whacher lacerations ,now scars? How to eliminate scars?
Scars: You should get examined as I don't think the cause is possible ...Read more
No: The few people who got vJCD was through eating beef with bone in, from animals fed animal products. ...Read more
My mom unknowingly used 2 pcs of bread from a loaf that had black mold. Made my daughter a grilled cheese sand(no mold)Daughter ate 1/4 of it. Toxic?
Usually not : Most molds are harmless, but some are dangerous. Some contain mycotoxins. The USDA has a nice chart about how to deal with various foods that are moldy. Check it out for all the details. It breaks down into the two obvious options – http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/safe-food-handling/molds-on-food-are-they-dangerous_/ ...Read more
I'm 19 years old girl from India. I get tanned easily. How to remove sun tan from my face, neck, arms, hands and feet?
No.: No.Get a more detailed answer ›