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Is it healthy to eat the cartilage of pork ribs and chicken bones? As in, the white spongy translucent stuff found on them.

Is it healthy to eat the cartilage of pork ribs and chicken bones? As in, the white spongy translucent stuff found on them.

Food: It is food and has nutrients like any other foods. If you enjoy eating those, I don't see why not. Make sure you cook it well since bone could chap your teeth. Bone marrow has high cholesterol so watch it out like in any other foods. Enjoy. ...Read more

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I have inflamation under my right rib cage after my meals specially after eating oily foods ,chicken,egg etc.

I have inflamation under my right rib cage after my meals specially after eating oily foods ,chicken,egg etc.

Gallbladder: There are a number of potential causes and I would not hesitate to be seen. Having a problem with the gallbladder is one cause; which is located in the right upper quadrant and is often aggravated by eating greasy foods. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps on my chest for months.They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this?slowly spreading on chest

I have tiny bumps on my chest for months.They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this?slowly spreading on chest

Bumps: These could be tiny inclusion cysts or blocked skin pores rather than any other type of pathological eruption. For further concerns consult your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

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I have a keloid on my chest due to chicken pox years ago. How can it be gone ?

I have a keloid on my chest due to chicken pox years ago. How can it be gone ?

Keloid: Keloids are difficult to treat as they often come back after treatment. Options include steroid injections, excision + steroid injection, excision + radiation, or cryotherapy. The newest treatment is intralesional cryotherapy which according to studies has the lowest recurrence rate but longest time for improvement. ...Read more

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Red dots on my chest and sholders that looks like chicken pox, what should I do?

Red dots on my chest and sholders that looks like chicken pox, what should I do?

Red dots: Red dots could represent different eiologies. Chicken pox starts like red dots but then it forms small fluid filled blisters. Chicken pox lesions also occur on other parts of body. Need to seen your physician to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy to hurt your chest while swallowing food when you have chicken pox?

Would it be healthy to hurt your chest while swallowing food when you have chicken pox?

Ulcers in throat: The pain may be related to lesions in your throat. Pneumonia can be a complication of chicken pox. See your doctor is it is worsening, associated with shortness of breath or fever. ...Read more

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I got chicken pox's over a year ago and one of the chicken pox's left a lump on my chest?

I got chicken pox's over a year ago and one of the chicken pox's left a lump on my chest?

Could be a scar: It may be a little cyst or fibroma...See a dermatologist and may be it can be lanced or removed. Typical chickenpox scars are flat scars... ...Read more

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I have a rash on my chest that looks a lot like chicken pox except they don't itch. Could there be some other cause for this?

I have a rash on my chest that looks a lot like chicken pox except they don't itch. Could there be some other cause for this?

Rash: Yes there are other causes for such a vesicular rad saying that were you previously immunized with varicella vaccine if you did you can still get chicken pox in a modified version fewer lesions that may not itch. Other cause is viral rashes that can mimic ...Read more

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Im having an itchy chicken like skin on my chest and it is fast spreading on my hands, face and abdomen...

Im having an itchy chicken like skin on my chest and it is fast spreading on my hands, face and abdomen...

Fast spreading rash: Any fast spreading rash needs to be seen by a dermatologist right away. There are many things this could be, a viral infection, a reaction to a medication, eczema, scabies, impossible to tell without an examination. ...Read more

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What can I do if my baby has 3 blisters on her chest could it be chicken pox?

Maybe,maybe not: Chickenpox tends to come out in crops of new blisters every few hours for 4-6 days. They change through stages from the initial bump, to blister, to open & drain, all within 24hrs. The average kid gets about 200 spots.There are many blistering processes & an office visit can decide what your baby has for sure. ...Read more

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Randomly broke out in lots of itchy spots on my shoulders and chest. Not chicken pox but it's getting worse. Should I visit a doctor?

Randomly broke out in lots of itchy spots on my shoulders and chest. Not chicken pox but it's getting worse. Should I visit a doctor?

Hives?: Are these itchy spots consistent with hives? Hives are raised off the skin (like large bumps). Google a photo and see. If so, try taking an antihistamine like claritin or zyrtec to see if they resolve. If you have any symptoms like difficulty breathing or swelling in your throat, seek medical treatment immediately. ...Read more

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Burning chest pain left side since yesterday after eating chicken alfredo. I'm 18, healthy, no history of heart disease. Please help i'm scared!

Burning chest pain left side since yesterday after eating chicken alfredo. I'm 18, healthy, no history of heart disease. Please help i'm scared!

Workup mgt: These symptoms may be related to Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), especially given the relationship between the pain and eating. If there is bleeding with the pain, ulcerative disease is unlikely. Other causes though are possible, and I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more

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