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Cotton Like Thing Coming Out Of Bellybutton
I use h2ocean and i usually move the belly button jewelry around while cleaning with a cotton swab. I got it done 3 days ago. Is this ok?
ASLONG AS IT IS STER: You can as long as h2 oceon is sterile.If it is not sterile do not use.Any steroil solution is ok. ...Read more
What does it mean when you clean your belly button with cotton buds and it's bleeding about and smells? Need my kind putting at rest
Should have no foreign material, bleeding, odor or drainage.
There is an isue and needs care and complete diagnosis-hernia, infection, cyst etcs. ...Read more
From few days I get white cotton type thing attached to my stool. what is that ?My stools are inconsistent , sometime hard and sometime fragmented?
Mucus: These are most likely mucus strands and your symptoms are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome in view of alternating loose and somewhat constipated stools. If you have further concerns, consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation,advice and treatment. In the meantime include adequate fluids and fiber in your diet and this could include daily metamucil. ...Read more
Piece of cotton or cotton-like material suddenly appeared in ear canal, not from Qtip, never use. Any other weird thing it could be?
A few days ago I've started to see a white cotton like thing attached to the sides of my stool. Is it mucus or infection? no diarrhea but gas pain.
Well : This could be parasite your mucus. Try Healthtap consultation visit with photographs to diagnose and treat this ...Read more
Hi my baby girl seems to have a blocked tear duct and a little bit of sleep/pas forms there very quickly after cleaning it i use warm water and cotton wool any thing else I can try it only started this morning she is 3 months old?
Depends on situation: This is common in infants & given some time & growth the blockage stops on its own as the duct becomes larger.If still blocked at 6m & unresponsive to simple measures, an ophthalmologist may need to probe the duct & clear the blockage. One simple treatment involves rolling the tip of the finger over the inner corner of the eye over the tear sac of the eye which may push out any debris blocking it ...Read more
My 19 year old daughter has been releasing a wet cotton mass looking thing when she has a bowel movement. Is this something serious?
See a GI doctor: This does not sound normal, but without seeing it and obtaining a full history and exam it is impossible to guess at what this may be. Please have her see someone soon. ...Read more
I have a "growth" that kind of dangles from my right tonsils. throat has felt tender a few days the thing moves if i touch it with a cotton swab.
Papilloma of pharynx: You may have a papilloma, a benign growth on mucosa. You should seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation. ...Read more
Why do I experience great discomfort and pain during my internal exams, even the cotton swab feels like a pointed skewer?
Not usually: it is a natural material.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is not: necessary to scrub the area with anything. Just wash with soap and water. Scrubbing will just cause irritation. ...Read more
Ask a pro: Cotton root bark (from the cotton plant) has several folk uses. There have been some clinical studies but not a lot, and I cannot find out how good the quality of the studies are for the ones that have been done. For a description of what it is purported to do see this page: Gossypium hirsutumhttp://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/cotton-root-bark ...Read more
Yes, but...: They're safe, but cotton feels a lot better. If you want slippery, go for satin. ...Read more
If it is prior to: drug use than what is the problem? ...Read more
Possible.: One may be allergic to just about anything. Symptoms would be the same as with any other allergy - skin rash on exposed areas. If the cotton fibers were aerosolized one could have itchy, watery, red eyes and watery, sneezing nose. ...Read more
To make you happy:
When i asked around by this i was given several reasons. The ones that made most sense to me were:
1) prevent pill breakage when shaken
2) it makes the customer happy because there is a nice clean fluffy white cotton ball - that way you know it is a fresh bottle and not used. ...Read more
Not: Harmful. Just may be a bit warm. Question is why are you wearing a heavy shirt in summer. ? Are you always cold. See your doctor. Maybe some different tests could help you feel better ...Read more
Why do medicine bottles have cotton & paper in there? R they supposed to be fresh to be effective?
Protection: They protect the pills from breakage. The label will have an expiration date for the medication. ...Read more
Does waring stretchy cotton pants almost all the day helps sculpturing the body for a better look ( in addition to daily exercises ) ?
Exercise: The exercises will do more for your body shape then cotton clothes. ...Read more
You must remove: Be careful not to injure yourself. Best to get help from your Gyn. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a discoloration and a 2yr long itchy area also has stingy sperm like cotton what is this?
Hyperpigmentation: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) causes skin darkening and discoloration that show up as spots, or as large patches on a person's body. This is because cells that normally produce brown pigment evenly across your skin go into overdrive and produce too much melanin. This happens because of an inflammatory reaction in, or to an injury to, the skin. ...Read more
Im worrying about my 7 year old boy alot, silly things like him having accidents, choking on things I feel like im trying to wrap him in cotton wool?
Concerned parent: You're being a loving, caring, concerned parent. [i'd use bubblewrap myself; then he can have fun popping the bubbles :-)] unless your concerns are preventing restful sleep or causing ulcers or panic attacks, i shouldn't worry. Being a good parent is full of worries such as those you described & more. Be concerned but not overly protective. See comment. ...Read more
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