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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
38 years in practice
136M people helped
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How come I have cuts all over my body after boxing with a friend?

How come I have cuts all over my body after boxing with a friend?

Lacerations: Many people don't realize that a blow does not need to be from something sharp to produce a bleeding "cut" on the skin. There are subtle differences between incised wounds and true "lacerations" from blunt trauma. Most of these require no treatment beyond simply keeping them clean / common first aid. Gloves worn properly will help minimize skin tearing. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified
21 years in practice
169K people helped
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Dr. Matthew Griffin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
127K people helped
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Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

This is the norm: Grains are really hard on a person's gut but for most of us our gut gets used to it. However, when you stop eating grains for a time and then add them back you are asking your gut to adjust too quickly to eating grains. Your experience is the norm rather than the exception. Were you to keep eating grains things would eventually improve though they will never feel as good as not eating them. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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21 years in practice
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Board Certified, Psychiatry
48 years in practice
1M people helped
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What does it mean when ur right side of ur body goes num ?

Stroke is likely: If that occurs at any time, anywhere, immediate emergency room evaluation should be done and the person should get there by ambulance. The earlier the intervention the better the result. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
34M people helped
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What are ways to remove fat on your body?

What are ways to remove fat on your body?

Diet, exercise plus?: Diet, exercise, radio frequency (internal & external), ultrasound (internal & external), laser (internal & external?), suction extraction, nutational, cavitation, cryotherapy, injection lipolysis (mesotherapy), mechanical disruption, hydrotherapy, and many more. Every day we are inundated with new methods that make claims that are truly difficult to evaluate and compare. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified
21 years in practice
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
19 years in practice
527M people helped
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How to reduce body fat percentage?

Decrease body fat %: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Board Certified, Pediatrics
27 years in practice
281K people helped
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What happens to my body when I eat unhealthy food?

GarbageIn-GarbageOut: Think of it like this: to build a strong castle, you want to use strong blocks. High quality building blocks build a stronger, longer-lasting castle. Cheap or weak blocks will decay and break down in short order. Build your castle - your body - with good foods & drinks (strong blocks) which will help it fight off invaders (infections) and last longer (live longer). Exercise & good sleep help, too. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
33 years in practice
40M people helped
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Im a thin guy i want body my wait is 60kg what should i do fot it?

Im a thin guy i want body my wait is 60kg what should i do fot it?

Don't do steroids!: Simply, don't do them! Your well-meaning friends (& even coaches) may extoll the short-term bulking effect of these agents to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide. I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on.The consequences last forever & significantly shorten your quality of life. Don't! ...Read more

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Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
Board Certified, Transplant Surgery
21 years in practice
29K people helped
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Can I donate my body to science and some of my organs to someone else?

Yes: Yes you can. You have sign up to be a donor and specifically tell your family members about your wished. ...Read more

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
4M people helped
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I am 33 and I need help as I am living in the wrong body plz help?

I am 33 and I need help as I am living in the wrong body plz help?

Go to a Psychiatrist: Start off by going to a Psychiatrist for help with this condition. These feelings may be the symptoms of an underlying brain or mental disorder. Or they they may be symptoms of Gender indentity or gender dysphoria. The doctor will be able to help you with a diagnosis and a plan for treatment. I hope that one day you will be comfortable in your own skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Seaman
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
645K people helped
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I have a constant craving for fine sand, could this possibly have dangerous effects on my body?

I have a constant craving for fine sand, could this possibly have dangerous effects on my body?

I dont know: I wouldnt eat it. Might check with your local health department to see if sand is toxic. Also might want to see a doctor and discuss your habit. In some cases, it is possible you may have nutritional deficiency that may be creating this unusual food interest. ...Read more

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