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Pain in my hands caused by silly putty. How should I treat this?

Pain in my hands caused by silly putty. How should I treat this?

Not sure: Why would silly putty make your hands hurt? Might try just stopping the silly putty and see what happens. ...Read more

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Why does Metamucil make me stool kind of "stringy like"at times. Kind of strings together , i thought this would "soften" not be like icky silly putty?

Why does Metamucil make me stool kind of "stringy like"at times. Kind of strings together , i thought this would "soften" not be like icky silly putty?

Stringy stool: Stringy stool is a symptom with many causes, benign and not so benign. Metamucil itself doesn't usually cause stringy stool, but it may have unmasked this symptom. If it is pencil like and persists more than two weeks it may be a sign of luminal (phenobarbital) obstruction. Flat ribbon like stools can be seen in irritable bowel syndrome. If it persists, it should be evaluated further by your doctor. ...Read more

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It's not a suntan, my skin is rubbing off so much in diff places that when I collect it in my hand it looks like thick putty- jaundice or vit defi ?

It's not a suntan, my skin is rubbing off so much in diff places that when I collect it in my hand it looks like thick putty- jaundice or vit defi ?

Confused?: Your statement is the very definition of when one needs to see a physician and not be searching on the internet. Please sign off of the internet and go see a Dermatologist or your family doctor urgently. ...Read more

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My rehab chart says to aaron, pres, heat and stretch, reverse putty scraping. Could you explain layman terms?

My rehab chart says to aaron, pres, heat and stretch, reverse putty scraping. Could you explain layman terms?

Hmm: Knowingthe problem under treatment would help clarify.I can try to interpret some of it. Aarom is probably active and/or assisted range of motion. Not sure of pres. Heat and stretch basically is telling the therapist to heat the joint/muscle/ligamemts or tendons in question then stretch them. Reverse putty scraping? That is a new one to me. Do ask your therapist if you are interested. ...Read more

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How can I remove putty, the kind used to strengthen muscles in physical therapy?

How can I remove putty, the kind used to strengthen muscles in physical therapy?

Soap and water...: I do not know what 'putty' you are referring to; but plain old fashion soap and water should remove it. ...Read more

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Can excess use of garnier fructise hair putty cause considerable hair thinning and hair loss?

Can excess use of garnier fructise hair putty cause considerable hair thinning and hair loss?

No----but: Hair is not like a plant. Nutrition of hair is only from its blood supply. "fortified fruit" is meaningless nonsense. A 20 yr old man with thinning hair is very common, related to genetics & hormones. See a dermatologist, bringing all meds, vitamins, supplements, & hair products. ...Read more

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Gum graft done 10 days ago. Putty material in roof of mouth moves around when I eat, but won't come out. I don't want to swallow it, what can I do?

Gum graft done 10 days ago. Putty material in roof of mouth moves around when I eat, but won't come out. I don't want to swallow it, what can I do?

Call ur periodontist: The periodontal packing is locked between your teeth and may be moving around a bit after ten days. You say that it won't come out, so the chances of swallowing it are very, very slim. Get in touch with your periodontist and see him/her soon. ...Read more

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My face feels like its on fire?

My face feels like its on fire?

Vasodilation: It appears that you're experiencing vasodilation of small blood vessels in your face. Avoid sunlight, wind, spices and alcohol to minimize this reaction. If there are any other skin changes, for further evaluation see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

Photosensitivty: Is this happening in the sun? Many possible causes- medications, lupus and other connective tissue diseases, rosacea and allergic dermatitis are the most common causes. I would get checked by derm and try to establish when it happens, what makes it better/worse. ...Read more

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Why does my face feel like its on fire but its not red or anything?

Why does my face feel like its on fire but its not red or anything?

Face numbness: Is it just on one side or all over the face? How often you get this and when? Could u describe the symptom a little bit more? ...Read more