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Gross. Musty odor "down there"?

Gross. Musty odor "down there"?

Maybe B.V.: The "musty " odor may caused be a bacterial vaginitis which is treated by vaginal or systemic antibiotics. See a gyn for an accurate diagnosis. And treatment. ...Read more

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What could gross coloured discharge mean?

What could gross coloured discharge mean?

Are you a male or a: Female? Vaginal, breast or penile discharge? Odor? Color? Texture? Sexually active. I would re-ask question for us to better help you. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel gross after drunk hookup?

What to do if I feel gross after drunk hookup?

Conscience: You are demonstrating that you have one. You feel gross after drunk hook-ups because 1)you were drunk, which over time is going to catch up with you and impact your health and 2)a hook-up is dangerous in terms of your safety, sexually transmitted diseases (including AIDS and hepatitis, as well as syphilis, gonorrhea etc.). Get some counseling and start to find healthier relationships&STOP DRINKING ...Read more

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What are some gross motor delays to look for in year one?

What are some gross motor delays to look for in year one?

Not sitting, crawlin: A typically developing 1 yr old can get to sitting and maintain that position while playing, get back down and crawl, pull to stand, perhaps cruise along furniture, may walk with help orwalk independently, sometimes stoop and recover. ...Read more

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What is the difference between gross anatomy and surface anatomy?

What is the difference between gross anatomy and surface anatomy?

Well.....: Gross anatomy is a class in medical school utilizing cadavers.
Never heard of surface anatomy? Maybe practiced at the beach where living human bodies are easily studied in minimal clothing. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my friend said she has to get drainage and its gross and painful?

More info: Drainage from where? What color? Where is the pain? Is the pain sharp, dull crampy............ ...Read more

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I have a hole in my skin, and its gross, it has green gunk and its hard. I don't know what to do or whaf it is? Help! :(

I have a hole in my skin, and its gross, it has green gunk and its hard. I don't know what to do or whaf it is? Help! :(

See doc: This is an infection which needs drainage depending on area on the body. This may also require oral antibiotics. Do NT self treat this coukd get far worse and rarely require hospitalization. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the oilest skin ever and no matter what I try I can't seem to dry it up (gross I know). Any suggestions?

What to do if I have the oilest skin ever and no matter what I try I can't seem to dry it up (gross I know). Any suggestions?

Gugulipid: Gugulipid is an ayvurepedic herb from india which lowers cholesterol and triglcerides and it is been shown in published literatueintheindian journal of detamtology to improve the abnormal fat on oil glands on the skin. ...Read more

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Baby boy 9 months will not eat anythingt but eats his formula he is becoming grossly obse he gags when ever u try to feed him anything else?

Baby boy 9 months will not eat anythingt but eats his formula he is becoming grossly obse he gags when ever u try to feed him anything else?

Formula is balanced: If your physician has charted your child on a growth chart & told you he is obese, you may want to cut the volume of his formula feedings & offer some water bottles instead. Having the kid sit in a high chair next to the dinner table & watch others eat might seduce him into trying some of what you eat (mashed up of course). You can skip baby foods altogether if you can interest him in table foods. ...Read more

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What to do that food tastes really gross to me?

What to do that food tastes really gross to me?

Several things: 1) avoid those particular foods
2) try to use other desirable foods and spices that mask the undesirable taste; in fact there are a myriads of cookbooks that exist to address this specific topic!
3) otherwise there always the "hold your nose and bottom's up philosphy" ...Read more

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What does gross fetal mean?

What does gross fetal mean?

Fetal movement: Gross fetal movement is a term for movement of the fetus that is visualized on ultrasound. ...Read more

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No gross fetal anomaly seen means what?

No gross fetal anomaly seen means what?

Unremarkable scan.: This is typical verbage for an unremarkable prenatal ultrasound. That means that the examination did not identify major fetal anomalies such as gastroschisis, omphalocele, anencephaly, spina bifida, diaphragmatic hernia, major heart/kidney/lung/skeletal defects. Congratulations — however keep in mind that even in experienced centers the detection rate of anomalies may not surpass 60-80%. ...Read more

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Can a gross edema result in an amputation?

Can a gross edema result in an amputation?

Yes: Untreated edema leads to skin break down and infection which can lead to amputations. Chronic infections plug up the leg's drainage system, the lymphatics, which can lead to an increase in edema, uncontrolled swelling, more infections and a vicious cycle of tissue injury. ...Read more

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What is meant by no gross fetal abnormalities?

What is meant by no gross fetal abnormalities?

Descriptive term: This is a general descriptive term I have seen applied to a fetal ultrasound or autopsy reports. It means there are no obvious defects that stand out on the basic lookover. Some fetal anomalies like a missing kidney or heart defect are found only with a more detailed study so this statement leaves room a problem to be found by additional study. ...Read more

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Why dos my skin look so wrinkly and gross? I am only 19.

Why dos my skin look so wrinkly and gross? I am only 19.

You would need an: In-person evaluation with history to determine if you have any specific conditions affecting your skin. ...Read more

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Why do some people pick noses? Isn't that unsanitary and gross?

Why do some people pick noses? Isn't that unsanitary and gross?

Depends: More likely to be unsanitary for the nose picker. Placing dirty fingers into your nose can colonize yourself with bad bacteria such as MRSA. Whether it is "gross" is cultural and a personal preference. The setting matters too!! ...Read more

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Gross tasting white stuff after partial tonsillectomy, what to do?

Gross tasting white stuff after partial tonsillectomy, what to do?

This normal.: The tonsil bed forms a white scab after tonsil removal. It will fall off gradually between 5-10 days after surgery. It is common to experience pain when the scab comes off. Just let doctor know if you get persistent bleeding. Unusual to perform " partial tonsillectomy." Usually recommend all the tonsil should be removed. ...Read more

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My lips are grossly small and I need help! How can I make them bigger?

My lips are grossly small and I need help! How can I make them bigger?

Visit: With a Board Certified Plastic (Cosmetic) Surgeon. I hear that a form of silicon is used...

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my skin looks so wrinkly and gross, I am only 19?

What do you suggest if my skin looks so wrinkly and gross, I am only 19?

Find out why: See a Dermatologist, a specialist skin doctor, for evaluation. Your GP can suggest a good Dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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Do you see a lot of "gross" things as a dentist? If so, approx. How often?

Do you see a lot of "gross" things as a dentist? If so, approx. How often?

Sometimes: It depends on what you think is gross. We see many swollen, infected, bloody, decayed, painful conditions and many people may think this is gross, but as a dentist it is cool to treat these things and help people feel better, look beter and become healthier. ...Read more

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D & c shows gross finding specimen consisting of dark curettings amounting to 0.5ml (ae/ic)?

D & c shows gross finding specimen consisting of dark curettings amounting to 0.5ml (ae/ic)?

Appearance: "Gross" in pathology does not mean "ick" (just a common coincidence), it means, "what do I see just by looking at it?" so from the container came 1/2ml of dark (red), blood-clot-like 'stuff.' from there, it gets prepped, stained and studied, usually under the microscope, for the "microscopic" report. ...Read more

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I have a teenage grandson who is grossly over weight he is a fussy eater and won't just eat anything he tries excersises but gets nowhere?

I have a teenage grandson who is grossly over weight he is a fussy eater and won't just eat anything he tries excersises but gets nowhere?

You cannot Change: You cannot change your grandson. Until he is willing to change his life then there is nothing more to do for him. It will do you no good to nag or criticize him. There is no magic and there is no way for him to lead a healthier life until he changes his life and wants to be better. ...Read more

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I don't always wash my body just my hair because im lazy. But sometimes I do wash my body just not every time im in the shower. Is that bad?or gross?

I don't always wash my body just my hair because im lazy. But sometimes I do wash my body just not every time im in the shower. Is that bad?or gross?

Gross: People need to clean off the dirt they accumulate during the day. If not it leads to skin infections as well as potentially internal infections from all the bad germs that collect. If you get in the shower you need to wash completely ...Read more

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Why is there always a gross taste in my mouth?

Why is there always a gross taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems and treatments. Dysgeusia is not very common. Severe long-standing dysgeusia can be very significant as it may lead to patient losing interest in food. See your PCP for consultation, tests and referral if needed. ...Read more

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My daugther is 25 months. Her gross motor is at 18 months level and speech at 19 months. Is she considered GDD?

My daugther is 25 months. Her gross motor is at 18 months level and speech at 19 months. Is she considered GDD?

The more accurate : Definition of Global Developmental Delay in a child too young for formal IQ testing or less than 5 yrs. Old is: Significant delays in both language & cognition (problem-solving) along with delays in self-help/adaptive skills. Some use it for 2 or more delays in any domains. Ask about referral to a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to evaluate for genetic & other medical causes of her delays. ...Read more

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What are fine and gross motor skills?

What are fine and gross motor skills?

Little vs. big: Fine motor skills involve small movements (fingers, toes, lips, wrists, tongue) such as picking up a raisin, grabbing a cup. Gross motor skills involve larger muscles (arms, legs, trunk, feet) and big movements such as running, jumping, hopping, walking. ...Read more