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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I have been having 2 periods in one month one at beginning of the moth and one at the end any suggestion of why??

I have been having 2 periods in one month one at beginning of the moth and one at the end any suggestion of why??

Length of cycle...: There is often a misconception that your period "once a month" literally means at the same time/date of every month. Cycles are often shorter than every 30-31 days so - if you have a 28 day cycle and start in the first couple of days of a month you will begin your cycle again in the last few days of the month. Shorter cycle = even earlier. Keep track and learn your own normal cycle length. ...Read more

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Will gum deisea spread round my hole moth?

Will gum deisea spread round my hole moth?

Probably: If you have been diagnosed with gum disease and fail to treat it then it will most likely spread to all areas of your mouth where teeth are present. Although there is no easy cure, treatment can help to control it. Just know that it requires a lot of effort on your part with excellent oral hygiene and regular visits to a dentist, hygienist, or periodontist. ...Read more

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I'm addicted to moth balls - what can I do?

I'm addicted to moth balls - what can I do?

See a psychiatrist: Unusual desires to eat things (or smell things) are collectively called "pica", and often indicate serious underlying emotional, psychological and psychiatric issues, and occasionally are an indicator for an underlying physical problem. You need to see your family doctor first, and if nothing physical is revealed, get a referral to a mental health specialist. ...Read more

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Are tiger moth dangerous to human beings in any way?

Are tiger moth dangerous to human beings in any way?

Tiger Moth: Although the moth secretes a neurotoxin for its own protection against its predators, they do no harm to humans. I really would not eat one though, not necessarily due to its toxicity, but that little dust on the wings kinda sticks in your throat. ...Read more

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Why monthly bleeding lasting a full 2 weeks/15 days of a moth?

Why monthly bleeding lasting a full 2 weeks/15 days of a moth?

This is not normal: Please see your gynecologist so that this can be fully evaluated. This should disclose the reason. ...Read more

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My son is 5 years old and he still feels the needs to put objects in his moth why?

My son is 5 years old and he still feels the needs to put objects in his moth why?

Oral urges: Some people just have a strong need to suck or chew, can remain present all their lives. Many people smoke, snack, or even suck their thumb late into life with thie. Better a thumb or binky than a cigarette! ...Read more

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I was bitten by a black legged tick, I believe it was on me less than 24hrs. If I go a moth without symptoms am I in the clear?

I was bitten by a black legged tick, I believe it was on me less than 24hrs. If I go a moth without symptoms am I in the clear?

Well: The issue with ticks is if the penetrate the skin and then what kind of tick is it for the concern is developing lunes disease. Now you do not give much information so to ease your mind you should probably see doctor for evaluation. Then you will feel better ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hag moth poison?

How do I know if I have hag moth poison?

Hag Moth: According to david l. Wagner, who experimented on himself, the hairs do not sting, contrary to popular belief. However, susceptibility can vary among humans and it may produce a reaction in some people. Some members of the family limacodidae do sting.

It is likely that you are simply having a reaction to the bug. See a doctor to evaluate your concern. ...Read more

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How much are dental inplants for the hole moth?

How much are dental inplants for the hole moth?

Greatly varies: Full mouth rehab with dental implants can be accomplished with a few implants fixed to a full denture. The implants can also be made into individual teeth. There are lots of variations. Many times various bone grafting or reshaping is needed. The area can be engineered so many different ways that treatment cost can vary from a few thousand to greater than $75000. Get a few different opinions. ...Read more

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My 6 moth baby have a chest cold what can I do?

My 6 moth baby have a chest cold what can I do?

See doctor: There are many infections this time of the year - some can cause significant disease. Since the baby is young you should see your doctor to make sure nothing severe is present such as pneumonia or wheezing. You didn't mention if fever was present but this would increase concerns. In general avoid cough and cold products. Keep nose clear with saline irrigation. Keep well hydrated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your breath smells like moth balls?

What does it mean when your breath smells like moth balls?

Plaque bacteria: Most bad breath comes from bacteria in your mouth. Have you had your teeth cleaned recently? You need to brush your teeth, floss and clean your tongue, and see a dentist regularly. Periodontal disease will cause bad breath. If your mouth is clean and healthy then see md. Medical causes could be diabetes, acid reflux, gerd, allergies, post nasal drip. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can happen if you swallow a moth ball?

Please tell me what can happen if you swallow a moth ball?

Naphthalene mothball: Ingestion in children has led to vomiting, lethargy diarrhea, abdominal pain, v appetite, fever, pain w urination, dark urine, coma ; convulsions w acute hemolytic anemia, encephalopathy, kernicterus. Kidney ; liver damage have been noted. Http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/naphtech. Html#cancer. I haven't even touched on paradicholorobenzene mothballs. ...Read more

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My baby is 4 moth old ad I have started him on foods and he pooped gray? Is that normal?

My baby is 4 moth old ad I have started him on foods and he pooped gray? Is that normal?

Please Stop: You fed a four month old child food? Please stop. It is way too early and dangerous for your child's future health. Please go see the pediatrician and be reminded of the feeding schedule that is best for your baby. ...Read more

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Moth scratch on my leg last night that broke the skin, can I get any diseases from that?

Moth scratch on my leg last night that broke the skin, can I get any diseases from that?

Scratch: The greatest risk is a bacterial infection where the injury occurred. If the area is painful, tender to the touch, or has spreading redness, the area has signs if infection and should be treated by a physician. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my mom has a strange tendency to sniff moth balls none stop I keep telling her to stop but she won't is sniffing it bad for her health?

Should I be concerned if my mom has a strange tendency to sniff moth balls none stop I keep telling her to stop but she won't is sniffing it bad for her health?

She may have a: Dangerous addiction. Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute ; toxic exposure. See http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/naphtech. Html#acute ; http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/pdbtech. Html#chronic. Suggest that. ...Read more

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Do you know are moth balls safe to use in these areas?

Do you know are moth balls safe to use in these areas?

In what areas.: Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute ; toxic exposure. See http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/naphtech. Html#acute ; http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/pdbtech. Html#chronic. ...Read more

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I read aloud or moth the words. It helps me understand better. Is this weird & how do I study like this w/out distracting others?

I read aloud or moth the words. It helps me understand better. Is this weird & how do I study like this w/out distracting others?

Studying: It's really good that you are trying to study and to understand as much as possible. It's not weird, it's even fairly common, just not the most common way to read or the fastest - but that is okay for most purposes. Do you go to a school? Do they have counselors? If so, they can help. If you make little or no noise (mouthing) it need not bother others. Try a simple "i hope this won't disturb you". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of moth ball addiction?

What are the symptoms of moth ball addiction?

Repeated sniffing of: Moth ball vapors, licking or sometimes ingesting moth balls despite health risks. Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute ; toxic exposure. See http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/naphtech. Html#acute ;. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: moth ball addiction?

What is the definition or description of: moth ball addiction?

Inhalent: This is an addiction to sniffing moth balls which are made of naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene. It is very dangerous. ...Read more

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Moth burns, no Silvia, can't get answers, have HMO every doc says can't help me. They don't know what it is.

Moth burns, no Silvia, can't get answers, have HMO every doc says can't help me. They don't know what it is.

Dry mouth: Can be a sign of sjogren's syndrome.
for starters use a mouthwash that rehydrates your mouth and drink a lot of water,
see a rheumatologist who can evaluate this properly. ...Read more

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My wife tells me that my sweat smells like moth balls or an old guy. I am 60 and in good shape? How to get rid of it?

My wife tells me that my sweat smells like moth balls or an old guy. I am 60 and in good shape? How to get rid of it?

Lab tests.: There are a number of conditions that can produce bad smells, including diabetes, kidney disease and liver disease. If the odor is not related to hygiene, you should see you doctor for blood work to make sure it isn't a sign of something serious. ...Read more

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Ok. Am 17 weeks what moth did iget pregnant in? Also is it possible I got pregnant april 7 2013! but my due date is february 5 2013

Ok. Am 17 weeks what moth did iget pregnant in? Also is it possible I got pregnant april 7 2013! but my due date is february 5 2013

Mid may: If you are 17 weeks today with a due date of february 5, 2014 the date of conception is about may 16, 2013. Date of conceptions can vary by several days, but it is not possible for you to have gotten pregnant in early april. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more