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Timing, dexterity: People who have dexterity problem (stroke victim, arthritis, geriatric population) should used sonic brush since it does all the mechanical movement for you. Secondly, it comes with the timer to make sure you brush the area long enough to achieve good result. Lastly, it produced enough fluid movement to almost produce a flossing effect (adequate for straight teeth area). ...Read more
Cootie Brush: If we are talking about a hair brush, one must make sure that the person who used the brush last does not have open wounds, expecially if infected or head lice, which is the most common of all cooties one can get from a bush. If we are talking about a tooth brush, that's in its own league:). ...Read more
Pain on forearm, skin sensitive to touch when brushed lightly but not when the same area is pressed on more heavily.
Does hair still grow even if it's super dry and tangled? Like never combed or brushed just washed. Will it get damaged cus of this?
Yes: Yes hair will still be growing even when not well tended. If it is dry and tangled the ends of the hair will be more damaged than normal. ...Read more
I have a strange, overwhelming, painful sensation whenever the skin on my forearms is touched or even lightly brushed. There are no marks or injury. ?
Here's how...: Put a dab of toothpaste on your wet bush. Stick your tongue out as far as you can while opening as big as you can. Place the toothbrush on the back of your tongue, press firm and rake it forward to the tip. Repeat over again several times from back to front to brush unbrushed areas. When done rinse thoroughly with water. This technique helps prevent gagging! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers