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Can You Get Popcorn Shell Down The Wrong Way
What's the best and fastest way to get rid of the pain from a sore gum due to the cap being too high? The dentist filed it down to fix it but it'sstill sore.
OTC pain meds +: Take some advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you normally take for a headache. You might need another bite adjustment or you may have a problem with the fit, or the nerve of the tooth may be inflamed. Let your dentist know what you are feeling. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Try brushing: If it is sticky food debris it should come off with brushing. I have had patietns mistakenly think that an area of discoloration is food when in fact it was an area of decay. If it doesn't come off when you brush vigorously then have the area checked by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on volume: of soda inhaled and sugar content, but not possible with just one swallow as cough reflexes usually prevent multiple. Unfortunately if one were really intoxicated or did not have normal reflexes, etc.one could get aspiration pneumonia, etc. which could leave one very ill. In a resuscitation, life saving meds are occasionally given into the trachea if iv access is not available., ...Read more
Foreign body: When something is stuck in your throat, it is often an emergency. The first thing to consider is the persons breathing. If breathing is okay, we look at the swallowing tube or esophagus. If there is something in the esophagus, it may not be life threatening, but it could get that way. Go to your nearest emergency room and get evaluated. You may need a procedure to get that "something" removed. ...Read more
What's the best things to eat when you have a burned food gulit that won't hurt when it goes down?
From what do you get acheles tendent pain? Is it from something you eat or the shoes you wear? How do you heal the pain?
Achilles Tendon: Achilles tendonitis is not from something you eat.... It can be caused from some shoes. But, mostly it is caused from a short muscle group behind the leg, which attaches to the achilles tendon. When you walk or exercise strain is put on the achilles tendon and it becomes inflammed. Occurs also in women who use heels alot and then exercise in flats... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always turn bass all the way up on my radio. If you put your hand on the walls you can feel it. You can hear it in the other room(bass). Is it bad?
Too loud=bad hearing: It is well know that too much noise exposure from any source including music from a radio can damage your hearing. And more exposure equals more chances at more damage. Loud music, concerts, loud machines or engines, fireworks, firearms, aircraft, all can damage your hearing. Be sensible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best or easiest way to tell if you have aerophagia? Can it cause burping all day without bloating?
Yes: Aerophagia is associated with chewing gum, smoking, drinking carbonated drinks, eating too fast, CPAP air pressure (if it is too high) and wearing loose dentures. Aerophagia is a common cause of gas in the esophagus or stomach and belching.Because there is a regular belching may not have bloating of the abdomen. ...Read more
Not a good idea: The reason is that you want to know what the cause is and treat the underlying condition. As you do that the pain will subside and you will know that it has healed. Giving painkillers, Lidocaine in this case will mask the symptom i.e. The pain is a symptom, an alarm that there is a problem we need to take care of. So the best is to get it checked and treated first of all. ...Read more
Someone once told me that it you cross your eyes and press on the bridge of your nose really hard they will get stuck forever. Is that true??
Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more
Would you be able to feel the semen spill inside of you if the condom broke? And how can you tell if it broke inside of you?
You will: Probably not feel much. Inspect the condom afterwards. ...Read more
Can you get any diseases from blood that is 2 weeks old ? If your shirt hits into it and your arm touches your shirt can you get anything?
No risk, no worries: Such fleeting, superficial contact with blood -- even fresh, wet blood -- carries no significant risk for any infection. And the risk is for sure zero for old, dry blood. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if i cut my toenail all the way down to the cuticle part, and cut most of the infected nail off, how can I get it to grow baack healthy?
See below: This will be a long process since it takes almost 1 year to grow the toenail from base to tip. I would recommend a daily use of a liquid antifungal and make sure to use a cuticle stick to push the skin away from the nail to allow it to grow out ...Read more
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