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Can you get arthritis from using chopsticks too much?

Can you get arthritis from using chopsticks too much?

Yes: There is some evidence to suggest that chopstick use may be related to the development of osteoarthritis (degenerative, non-inflammatory) but not for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus arthritis, gout or other types of arthritis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15146419. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can you get thrush from too much beer?

Can you get thrush from too much beer?

No: Beer consumption does not give you thrush.What you do while you are under the influence of so much beer might. ...Read more

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Can you burn your throat from using too much bleach?

Can you burn your throat from using too much bleach?

Bad stuff: You must be talking about lots of bleach in a hot washer or cleaning solution for floor etc. Inhaling too much bleach can cause immediate respiratory distress. There is an internet rumor that you can clear thc from your system by drinking bleach! trust me, when they do your autopsy your toxicology will still be positive for thc don't do it! yes it can burn your throat or your skin be careful with. ...Read more

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What can you get from drinking alcohol too much?

What can you get from drinking alcohol too much?

Death: By car accident, by fire (fall asleep with a lit cigarette), by dementia, but cirrhosis of the liver and a host of other ways. Is this how you want to leave this planiet? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how moisture effect the fungi if too much or too little?

Can you tell me how moisture effect the fungi if too much or too little?

Fungi like moisture: and darkness. In humans, gets a foothold in ski folds, which are both moist and dark. ...Read more

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Can a person use eyewash too much and cause some damage?

Can a person use eyewash too much and cause some damage?

Maybe: I am wondering why you are having to do this. You should have this checked out by your local eye doctor - there may be a condition that needs treatment beyond eye wash. ...Read more

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Can I get diabetes from eating too much candy?

Can I get diabetes from eating too much candy?

Yes and no: Candy intake itself does not cause diabetes. However, chronic candy consumption can certainly lead to weight gain, which is definetely a contributing factor to type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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Can you get friction burn from masturbating too much?

Can you get friction burn from masturbating too much?

Yes: The skin of the penis is just like skin elsewhere on the body. Excessive / continuous friction will cause an abrasion. ...Read more

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Can too much lotion be bad for you skin?

Yes: You can have too much lotion and the skin can become macerated (it can break down) from too much moisture. This often happens between the toes and should be guarded against. ...Read more

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Can you get HPV from taking too many baths?

Can you get HPV from taking too many baths?

NO: but taking n un-hygeinic condition with several people then possible ...Read more

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Can you die from laughter too long or too hard?

Can you die from laughter too long or too hard?

If U don't breathe,: If you also choke and inhale regurgitated stomach contents or if u rupture your diaphragm. But, essentially u can't die from laughter by itself in spite of the common expression "you, or i could have died laughing". ...Read more

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Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

No: No one has ever developed diabetes simply from eating too much sugar. Diabetes is more common as you get older, more common if you have a positive family history and is 70-90% related to being overweight. Yes, you can gain weight from eating too much sugar, but it's really total calories, as a gram of sugar has only 4 calories and it's 3,500 calories to gain a pound. ...Read more

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What can you do for a headache from too much wine?

What can you do for a headache from too much wine?

Drink less: See how that works. Also may want try a better wine. Sometimes caused by degradation products of alcohol that your body can't clear fast enough. Probably should get some liver function tests. ...Read more

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Can you be on allergic to dairy if you are too much as a kid?

Can you be on allergic to dairy if you are too much as a kid?

Possible allergy: It is possible to develop an allergy to any substance you take into your body repetitively over time if your body is so inclined to do so. Dairy can fall into this category. In the case of dairy, the intolerance could be the lack of a substance needed to metabolize dairy properly. If you take lactobacillus when you take dairy this might help. If you think you have a dairy problem see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can u get diabetes from too much sugar?

Can u get diabetes from too much sugar?

Sort of: You increase your risk of getting diabetes when you gain weight. So too much if anything can do it. ...Read more

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Can you get cancer from eating too much chinese food?

Can you get cancer from eating too much chinese food?

NO: No chinese food itself is not carcinogenic. If some some chemical carcnogens are added then yes..Lacking strict restriction like our fda , carcinogen benzoapyrene was accedentally contaminated in camellia oil used in chinese cooking and dehp in tae. In any food nitrates(to nitrousamine), hydrogenated oils, sodium glucomate, acrylamids liberated by deep frying of starch are all carciinogens. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more