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How do you prevent polyps from forming?

Need more info: Polyps where? Please expand your question, and give more medical work up done or your history. Need more info to help you out. Thanks! ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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What can you do to prevent cavities from getting bigger?

What can you do to prevent cavities from getting bigger?

Cavities: If they are small, just beginning you can reverse them with proper home care. Larger cavities require repair, followed by proper home care and usually a change in diet. If you are getting a lot of cavities, you probably have multiple exposures to sugar. You need to limit the frequency of these exposures. Ie its better to chug a big gulp soda than to sip it throughout the day every 10 minutes. ...Read more

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How do you cure corns and prevent them from forming in the future?

How do you cure corns and prevent them from forming in the future?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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How do you prevent toddlers from getting injured?

How do you prevent toddlers from getting injured?

Injury prevention: Here is a comprehensive and reputable article for you to review: https://brightfutures.aap.org/pdfs/Guidelines_PDF/10-Promoting_Safety_and_Injury_Prevention.pdf ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent boogers from forming in your nose?

What can you do to prevent boogers from forming in your nose?

You don't: Nasal mucus helps to capture pollutants, allergens, bacteria, dust & viruses that would otherwise enter deeper into our respiratory system including our lungs. Nasal mucus is necessary for healthy function. ...Read more

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How do you prevent yourself from getting any kind of cancer?

How do you prevent yourself from getting any kind of cancer?

You can't: Genetic mutations accumulate in all of us as we get older, and thankfully the majority of us escape full-blown cancers until something else gets us. Anyone offering a scheme to guarantee you will not get cancer is scamming you. Minimize your risk by avoiding tobacco & excess sunlight & booze, getting premalignant breast / colon lesions excised, rx helicobacter. Your physician can help. ...Read more

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How do I prevent boils from forming?

How do I prevent boils from forming?

May be impossible: There is no specific way to prevent boils from forming as most of the time, they are related to a breach in the skin such as a puncture wound, cut, abrasion, or bite. ...Read more

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How do you prevent thymoma from reoccurrence?

How do you prevent thymoma from reoccurrence?

Thymoma recurrence: The best way to prevent recurrence is surgical resection with negative margins in the first place. If surgical margins are positive or "close" consideration to add radiation therapy is strongly recommended. ...Read more

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How do you stop or remove tonsilliths? How do I avoid them from appearing?

How do you stop or remove tonsilliths? How do I avoid them from appearing?

Check out this link: Take care! http://m.Wikihow.Com/remove-tonsil-stones-(tonsiliths).

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How do you get cervical cancer? What can you do to prevent it from happening again?

How do you get cervical cancer? What can you do to prevent it from happening again?

HPV and PAP test: Most cervical cancers are due to a virus called hpv. A woman younger than 26 should get vaccine for hpv to prevent cervical cancer. For others regular pap smear examinations are the best preventive strategy. Other issues are delaying the onset of sexual activity, limiting the number of partners and not using tobacco. ...Read more

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How do you prevent yourself from getting lead poisoning?

How do you prevent yourself from getting lead poisoning?

Plumbism: Most lead poisoning these days is exposure to lead dust when removing paint from older houses, wear a mask to prevent inhaling lead containing dust check the sil around a house if yoiu are going to plant vegetables, that it does not contain lead from previous work on a structure. ...Read more

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How can you stop wrinkles from forming?

How can you stop wrinkles from forming?

Wrinkle Options: Avoid smoking, tanning booths, excess uv sunlight, poor dietary choices, and sleeping on your side. Procedures that may help include maintenance laser treatments, Botox to decrease wear & tear, fillers for deeper folds, at home skincare with retin-a, sun protection with spf clothing and topicals, chemical peels. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent acne from coming?

Maintenance: Scientific treatment can keep acne at bay quite well. Your personal physician can manage this; one regimen is a mild topical rx plus a low dose of a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline. Remember that acne is not a lifestyle or hygiene problem. Good health measures such as a cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement may be of some help. ...Read more

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What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

Depends: Sebaceous cyst is an old term still used by drs who know little about them. Are they acne cysts? Tricholemmomas? The most common are intradermal inclusion cysts. Can occur almost anywhere, most often scalp, back, buttocks. May be multiple. Strong genetic factor. Not you fault. Easily removed by dermatolopgist or surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a cavity from getting infected?

How can you prevent a cavity from getting infected?

It already is: A carious lesion starts with demineralization of the enamel. Bacteria soon reside and colonize the cavity. At this point the tooth can be restored with a restoration. Allowed to progress, the carious lesion will eventually reach the nerve of the tooth, where the bacteria can pass through the tooth, infecting the bone. Then you will need root canal therapy or extraction. So have the tooth fixed. ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting warts?

How can I prevent from getting warts?

Avoid the virus: Warts are cause by HPV, the human papilloma virus. HPV is spread by direct skin contact. So avoid touching people with warts! ...Read more

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How do you know you have a cavity? How do you treated or prevent from getting cavity?

How do you know you have a cavity? How do you treated or prevent from getting cavity?

Dental cavity?: Go see a dentist and get an exam and an Xray. Cavities are prevented by regular brushing of teeth (twice a day) with a soft toothbrush and flossing daily! ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting another chalazion?

How can I prevent from getting another chalazion?

Probably cannot: Obstruction to the small glands along the eyelid can occur without know cause. Some suggest use of warm, damp compresses may help in encouraging the secretion to effectively drain, thereby avoiding plugging and infection (like a pimple). ...Read more

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If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?

If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?

HPV TREATMENT: HPV TREATMENT. You need an exam if the lesions are consistent with HPV two topical options are available ALDARA AND CONDYLOX (podofilox). If you are noticing a split stream when you pee, urology needs to see you for a cystoscope. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears and if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It is very difficult to treat ...Read more

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