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MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

Allergy/sinuses: If you have had a head injury recently then this could be a serious problem and you need to be seen right away. If you have not had a head injury then it is likely to be allergic rhinitis or chronic sinusitis. You could try a nonsedating anti-histamine like loratadine and nasal saline solution to try and clear up the drainage. If this does not work then see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can gulteus miminus tears be repaired?

Sure: Most tendon tears can be fixed including gluteus tears. Some authors are even describing arthroscopic/endoscopic options. However the indications (why it should be fixed) and what are the outcomes (how much will it help you) are very unclear in the current literature. I would have to say that most surgeons would not recommend repair of isolated minimus tears, but discus this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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My tears are not salty, is there a problem?

My tears are not salty, is there a problem?

Maufactured: From saline: salt water maufactured in your body. Unless you are using eyedrops or have dry eyes-tears are uniform. ...Read more

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Can artficial tears be used to soak contacts?

Can artficial tears be used to soak contacts?

In an emergency: Artificial tears will not harm contact lenses but they will not clean or disinfect them. For that you need contact lens solution (which is much cheaper than artificial tears, anyway.). ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an reaction to your tears?

Is it possible to have an reaction to your tears?

No: Tears are of course necessary for the health of the eye and you make extra in response to irritation, chemicals and emotional conditions. It is a bodily secretion and you cannot become allergic or reactive to your own tears. ...Read more

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What are the differences between tearing and being cut?

What are the differences between tearing and being cut?

Size of thecut: Episiotomies are rarely necessary. It is ok to ask that a routine episiotomy not be performed. A spontaneous tear should it occur may be smaller and less painful than an episiotomy. ...Read more

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Why do I tears when I yawn?

Why do I tears when I yawn?

Normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your eye, this will cause them to leak over onto your cheek. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Are port wine stains inherited?

Are port wine stains inherited?

PORT WINE STAINS: Port wine stains may be inherited but you can get these without any inheretence and these may appear even if there is no family history. ...Read more

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Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

No: Tears naturale (artificial tears) cannot cure glaucoma. There currently is no cure for glaucoma. The tears are helpful for dry eye symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a mitrovalve tear hereditary?

No: I don't know what a mitral valve 'tear' is. Someone has described something to you using lay language, which is not helpful. There is an entity called a mitral valve cleft, which folks can be born with. It is not hereditary. ...Read more

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How to treat bucket miniscule tear?

How to treat bucket miniscule tear?

Bucket handle: A bucket handle meniscal tear can be repaired surgically. If the piece gets caught in the right way it can lock the knee in position. An orthopedic surgeon can do this repair. ...Read more

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What are tears made of besides water?

What are tears made of besides water?

Many components: Tears are basically a salt water solution containing also wetting agents (mucins), oils and a variety of proteins which can combat infection and nutrients for the cornea. They are actually quite complex and critical for the survival of the front of the eye. ...Read more

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Can you tear a tendon in your foreman?

Can you tear a tendon in your foreman?

Yes: Tendons tear from trauma and if the injury was directed at the forearm, it could happen there. You should ice the injured area and seek the attention of an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to your own tears?

Can you be allergic to your own tears?

Unlikely: Typically a person develops an allergic response to an airborne allergen that contacts the moist surface of the eyes. While the tears contain multiple proteins that are cytokines, mediators, and inhibitors, a person does not become allergic to these substances. It's the pollen, dander, mold, etc that is the allergic trigger. ...Read more

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What happens if I tear during delivery?

Episiotomy: At times, tearing may be common, and you would need an episiotomy, which involves the suturing of a tear (which may be made by the gyn surgeon to cause less pain and an easier repair of the vaginal area). ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a corneal tear?

How do I know if I have a corneal tear?

Pain: A corneal tear or abrasion is very painful. The cornea has many nerve endings and when scratched or torn can be very painful. Corneal abrasions should be seen and treated as infections can develop that may lead to scarring and permanent vision loss. ...Read more

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What happens if you tear your MCL twice?

What happens if you tear your MCL twice?

Ligament retears: Whether or not one regains full knee function is determined by the severity of the tear as well as accompanying structural damage to other knee structures. Therefore a ist degree MCL tear torn without any other injured structures will heal well even if down the line one sustains another tear of the same magnitude. ...Read more

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Types of meniscal tears and their remedies?

Types of meniscal tears and their remedies?

See below: Meniscal tears are described by the meniscus involved (medial or lateral), the portion of the meniscus involved (for example, posterior horn tear is in posterior part of meniscus), and further characteristics of the year itself (partial, complete, degenerative, bucket handle, etc.) ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more

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What can I do if my tfcc tear is aggravated?

What can I do if my tfcc tear is aggravated?

Conservative care: Icing, decreased use, splinting and anti-inflammatories. If by aggravation you mean extension of the tear may require arthroscopic debridement or repair. See a hand surgeon ...Read more

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If I do have a retinal tear, is there any way to repair it?

If I do have a retinal tear, is there any way to repair it?

Laser: A tear can be treated in the office with laser (better) or freezing treatment. The purpose of treatment is to lessen the risk of retinal detachment and thus blindness. ...Read more

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I have a disc tear, is there a surgical procedure for this?

I have a disc tear, is there a surgical procedure for this?

Yes....: There is a surgical procedure to fix just about anything that may be wrong with you. Find a reliable orthopedic surgeon who specializes in back surgery for details. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a hymen tearing? And how to verify?

What are the symptoms of a hymen tearing? And how to verify?

Hymen: Hello Ryan506. Symptoms of hymen tearing range from no symptoms to just discomfort to discomfort associated with bleeding. It's hard to verify without knowing its exact appearance before suspected tearing. Also, the hymen can naturally disappear over time without and an incident of tearing. I can better assist by knowing the context. My direct link is
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What kind of tear in a displace mensicus root please explain?

What kind of tear in a displace mensicus root please explain?

Tear at attachment: A meniscal root tear is a tear where the meniscus attaches posteriorly. If it displaced, the pt would need arthroscopic surgery to see if it could be repaired. ...Read more

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Would you be able to tear you MCL by hitting it on a dash board?

Would you be able to tear you MCL by hitting it on a dash board?

Tear muscle hit dash: Mcl tear happens when your knee is hit directly on its outer side with a force, or by repeated stress.It will be really hard to tear mcl by hitting the dashboard, but if you try hard enough you probabely can. ...Read more

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Is there any advance solutions for removing those milkteeth stain?

Is there any advance solutions for removing those milkteeth stain?

Consultation: You should have a consultation with your dentist who can clinically examine you and discuss the many options that are currently available to remove stains and whiten teeth. ...Read more

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What is ligament tear?

What is ligament tear?

Ligamentous injury: Generally traumatic injury to the ligaments. Strong connective tissue which attach one bone to another bone. If there is a "tear" this is a grade 3 or complete disruption of this tissue. ...Read more

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What do you do for a bicep tear?

What do you do for a bicep tear?

Depends: A minor tear in the muscle itself requires only rest to heal. Antiinflammatory medications like Ibuprofen can be used for discomfort. Conversely a major tear or a tear in the biceps tendon may require surgical correction. To determine the type and severity of your tear, a physician should see and evaluate you. ...Read more

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Retinal tear laser complications?

Retinal tear laser complications?

Low risk procedure: A retinal tear can be surrounded by laser, which helps to prevent retinal detachment. One complication is that the treatment is not adequate, and a detachment happens anyway. There can be some discomfort during the laser procedure, but there is virtually no risk of inflammation, and no risk of infection. It is remotely possible that the laser could be applied to an unintended part of the retina. ...Read more

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How does a tear in the retina occur?

How does a tear in the retina occur?

In several ways: Retinal tears occur due to pulling of gel like structure called vitreous in the eye. Near sightedness, family history, injuries to eye can lead to tears in retina. Sometines retinal tears can progress to retinal detachment with significant vision problems. Some patients needs treatment to prevent retinal detachment. Needs examination by retinal specialist. ...Read more