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Do newborns have hairy ears?

Do newborns have hairy ears?

Often!: Newborns have an extra helping of dark long hair all over their bodies. It's called 'lanugo'. Especially on the shoulders and arms and thighs, and even ears. It can take a long time to fall out, but it will. Promise :). ...Read more

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Is hairy tongue really actually hairy?

Is hairy tongue really actually  hairy?

Usually: Usually it is hairy. It's dark in color because of the stains picked up from the foods and drinks you consume. ...Read more

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Why does ear wax turn black?

Why does ear wax turn black?

Oxidation ?: Long standing cerumen in the ear canal can turn black by oxidation. Not to worry except to make sure it is not a blood clot. ...Read more

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How common black hairy tongue?

How common  black hairy tongue?

Unknown: I don't think there have been any studies on this subject. It can range from mild to severe. I see mild cases often but only occasionally a severe case. ...Read more

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Why do older men lose the hair on their heads but start growing lots of nose hair, ear hair and facial hair?

Why do older men lose the hair on their heads but start growing lots of nose hair, ear hair and facial hair?

Testosterone: As men get older, testosterone gets higher and causes you to lose the good hair on your head but you start to grow it in "less useful" places. One of the very exciting parts of getting older. :-\. ...Read more

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Why do my ears never produce ear wax?

Why do my ears never produce ear wax?

Ear Wax: They do but you are generally not aware of it. Good for you. Cerumen is produced by glands in the ear canal . Dirt, debris, hair etc stick to it and eventually the wax dries and falls out removing these things. Cerumen (wax) is the self cleaning mechanism of the ear canal. Most people aren't aware of the wax. It is normal. Could be worse. I see patients every day who need to have me remove it. ...Read more

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My ears are cloged?

My ears are cloged?

Possibly fluid: If your ears are not clogged with wax in the ear canal, they may be clogged with fluid behind the eardrum, especially if you have had a recent cold. In most people this will get better within three months. If you feel like you cannot hear well or have pain, you should see an ent. ...Read more

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Iam 29 My hair on head beard mustach and even inside nose greying fastly.pls help me?

Iam 29  My hair on head beard mustach and even inside nose greying fastly.pls help me?

Genes?: Do or did any of your family members have greying at your age or earlier? It could possibly be just genetics. Stress plays a huge factor as we'll. if you can diminish your stress level, that will be a first step. Secondly malnutrition can cause greying, meaning not eating nutritional meals. Thirdly defieciency in zinc has been shown to cause early greying. ...Read more

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Can i self wax pubic hair?

Can i self wax pubic hair?

You can but but care: Bikini wax needs to be done professionally but you can wax yourself but have to be careful as the area is rather sensitive , and there may be some discomfort but you can do it and take a warm shower after waxing. ...Read more

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Red ear wax?

Red ear wax?

Cerumen: Maroon colored cerumen are not uncommon.

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Help please! is dizziness and ear ringing normal with inner ear infection?

Help please! is dizziness and ear ringing normal with inner ear infection?

Perhaps: An inner ear infection is extraordinarily rare and is either from meningitis or acute otitis media that has spread, to the inner ear causing deafness and profound vertigo. If you really did have an inner ear infection i would expect you to, have these and other symptoms such as deafness. Mild dizziness and tinnitus are common in otitis media and usually resolve as the fluid behind the drum resolves. ...Read more

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Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Possible: Ear buds can push wax and affect hearing . If ear buds are pushed too far and ear drum gets damaged that can also affect hearing. ...Read more

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Is black hairy tongue common with antibiotics?

Is black hairy tongue common with antibiotics?

Black hairy tongue: Black hairy tongue can occur when you take antibiotics because the normal bacteria in the mouth is killed off. Clean your tongue with a tongue scraper or toothbrush. This should resolve once you finish the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Ringing in ear after ENT removed hair from ear drum w/noyes forecps.Hurt bad jumped off table.Now he wants hearing aids?

Ringing in ear after ENT removed hair from ear drum w/noyes forecps.Hurt bad jumped off table.Now he wants hearing aids?

Really.......: In my opinion you need a second opinion...... Not disrespectful to the ENT but, seems like a large jump if you had no hearing problems before. The ent's are the best at evaluating and treating ear drum problems. ...Read more

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What could cause bald spots in facial hair?

What could cause bald spots in facial hair?

Fungus: One can contract a skin fungal infection that will cause loss of skin color and occasionally hair. It is usually circular and grows slowly. It can be treated with oral medicines and lotions. ...Read more

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What does blue ear wax look like?

What does blue ear wax look like?

Cerumen: Blue ear wax is a very uncommon problem. When infected with a certain strain of pseudomonas, it can turn a deep bluish color. It is exceptionally rare and is usually from infection, if symptoms of pain, throbbing, discharge or hearing loss are going on, get your ear checked out to make sure you get the right treatment. ...Read more