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How do I have a safe felatio or blowjob without getting diseases?

How do I have a safe felatio or blowjob without getting diseases?

Use a barrier method: In order to prevent the transmission of stds you have to avoid contact with any skin or body fluids. For fellatio some people use saran wrap to create a barrier, or dental dams (thin material that dentists use to create a barrier in the mouth. A condom can help reduce risk for transmitting disease, as long as only the portion of skin covered by the condom is touched. ...Read more

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I just found out that one of my good friends has chron's disease. Is it considered a terminal disease?

No: Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease of unknown cause. It can often be put into a state of remission (no symptoms) by medication. Untreated, it can be very debilitating, possibly causing malnutrition. But it is very rarely fatal. ...Read more

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Fifth's disease for an young adult. What are the usual symptoms?

Fifth's disease for an young adult. What are the usual symptoms?

Fifth Disease: Fifth disease usually starts with a mild vague illness and nonspecific symptoms. Fever occurs 15%-30% of the time, along with nasal congestion and drainage, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, and a headache. This lasts for several days. Then, seven to 10 days later, the characteristic facial rash (the "slapped cheeks" appearance) develops abruptly. Typically, the facial rash is bright red. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you have one disease, you can't getanother?

Is it true that if you have one disease, you can't getanother?

More the opposite!: Not only is this not true, but in many cases having one disease increases the odds of getting another.For example, having diabetes significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. Having parasites often leads to food allergies which can lead to other health problems.Having chronic infections lowers immunity increasing risk of other infections. Treat any disease to reduce risk of others. ...Read more

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What are symptoms to chrones disease?

What are symptoms to chrones disease?

Symptoms of Crohn's: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the GI tract. It frequently involves the last part of the small intestine and/or the colon, but can involve other areas. Common symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, fatigue and fever. Occasionally, it can cause symptoms by irritating other areas such as the joints, eyes, liver, kidneys and skin. (see pic). ...Read more

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Had there ever been a disease that has been eliminated altogether from the world?

Had there ever been a disease that has been eliminated altogether from the world?

Smallpox: Smallpox with vaccination and control has been eliminated although there are a few vials of active virus felt to be in the deep freeze in Russia and the US. Polio is close to this and is only stopped by the politics of Africa and Asia.Work is being done also on onchocerciasis with markedly fewer cases currently and the hope soon of elimination. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is c.M.L.?

What sort of disease is c.M.L.?

Chronic leukemia: Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a chronic cancer that presents with increased numbers of myeloid cells. Splenomegaly may occur. CML may also transform into a more acute and dangerous leukemia in rare cases. Currently CML is effectively treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. These inhibitors put the body into a medical remission, which means that the leukemia is not detectable in the blood. ...Read more

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What diseases can ginger cure?

What diseases can ginger cure?

Digestive issues: Ginger is a wonderful herb that has been shown to be helpful with nausea and vomiting from motion sickness, pregnancy, and cancer chemotherapy. It is can also be used as a digestive aid for mild stomach upset. As an anti-inflammatory it may reduce pain of osteoarthritis when taken orally or applied externally. Studies are also evaluating its use to lower cholesterol and for cancer. ...Read more

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Can you live a full normal life with wilson's disease?

Can you live a full normal life with wilson's disease?

Yes: If it is detected early and treated effectively, you can enjoy good life and health . Wilson's disease requires lifelong treatment to reduce and control the amount of copper in the body. ...Read more

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