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How to check weather growth plates have fused or not?

An x-ray: will show if the growth plates are closed. At age 34 your growth plates are closed. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Different reasons: Cold air can lead to airway spasm, different seasons with different pollens can affect allergic asthma, indoor environment either dryness or humidity or other different indoor allergens can affect asthma, . ...Read more

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How does cold weather affect peroneal tendonitis?

How does cold weather affect peroneal tendonitis?

It depends: Some people may experienced increased pain in cold weather and others may experience no change in the symptoms. Cold is unlikely to help the problems. ...Read more

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Small sore on the side of my tongue that looks indented and is somewhat painful & not sure who to make appt with & how to know weather or not to trust?

Small sore on the side of my tongue that looks indented and is somewhat painful & not sure who to make appt with & how to know weather or not to trust?

Stomatitis : These ulcers very common in my practice . Most are as we know now is unknown etiology or cause. See internist. usually they do good job with several available medications If good diagnosis is made. but they have to make sure not other problems are present. Aphthous stomatitis is usually good responder to small liquid steroids swishes ...Read more

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How can the weather affect rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago?

How can the weather affect rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago?

Probably does not: Although it is commonly believed that arthritis is worse in damp and cold weather, studies have not really confirmed this. At best, the relationship is pretty weak. ...Read more

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How can I relieve weather related pain?

How can I relieve weather related pain?

Joint or bone pain?: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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How can weather positively affect your health?

How can weather positively affect your health?

Emotions: Most people feel better when the weather is sunny and relatively cool. A happy feeling.
More weather affects negative feelings. For example Seasonal effective disorder occurs in winter months when its cold, gloomy and light is decreased.
Falling barometers sometimes affect peoples arthritis. Pollen counts on the rise cause allergies if you are sensitive. ...Read more

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How can a cold weather be a factor on gout attacks with normal uric acid level?

How can a cold weather be a factor on gout attacks with normal uric acid level?

Gout and cold: Gout is most common in toes. Toes have lower temp. Cold affects toes a lot. Uric acid crystals precipitate in colder areas. Like toes ...Read more

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How do you tell weather you have a herpe or ingrown hair on your vag?

How do you tell weather you have a herpe or ingrown hair on your vag?

Herpes Diagnosis: Although sores may be visible to the eye, several laboratory tests may be necessary to determine whether the sores are caused by hsv or another infection. The most reliable method of diagnosing genital herpes is by viral culture during which a new lesion is swabbed or scraped with the sample added to a laboratory culture that contains healthy cells. ...Read more

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How can you tell weather or not you have a barthloin cyst on you labia majora?

How can you tell weather or not you have a barthloin cyst on you labia majora?

Exam: A Bartholin's cyst is in a very particular location. It's on one side or the other and sits low at the opening. Heat packs applied for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily would be the first thing to try. Sweaty rubbing like with sex or exercise is the most common contributing factor. ...Read more

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When your stomach hurts so much like your going into labour but your not what does that mean? How can you tell weather to go see a doctor or not

When your stomach hurts so much like your going into labour but your not what does that mean? How can you tell weather to go see a doctor or not

Call nurse line: Assuming you are pregnant, you should try calling your doctors office and at least talk to a nurse. If it is after hours most obstetrics units at the hospital you will deliver at will have a nurse line you can call. They can help you know if you need to come in to see if your in active labor, or not. ...Read more

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I have crossed my dates that is 20 days... How would i know weather I am pregnant or not. Even white liquid coming..

I have crossed my dates that is 20 days... How would i know weather I am pregnant or not. Even white liquid coming..

Do Pregnancy Test: You can do a home pregnancy test and if it is not available in india get it done in a lab to find out if you are pregnant
you can do the test either on blood or urine in any lab in india. ...Read more

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How can I train in cold weather?

Dress appropriately: There is an extraordinary amount of new high technology clothing to allow you to keep warm in cold weather. These include multi-layered and very thin high performance undergarments and other non-bulky and moisture controlling outerwear. Any ski shop, outdoor shop or athletic or runners supply shop (particularly those in warm weather climates) can help you get equipped safely. ...Read more

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How can I stop the cold weather making me awful?

How can I stop the cold weather making me awful?

Weather related pain: Increased pain has been associated with slowly falling barometric pressure seems to be the major association. You will notice that in a storm system coming in fast you are fine. That front that takes days to come in. There is also fair weather pain from a high pressure area moving away from you. The mechanism is completely unknown
also depression is related to lack of light exposure. ...Read more

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Why does the weather affect our mood?

Why does the weather affect our mood?

Research: Says it really doesn't. There are simply some people who love summer or love rain or love winter. ...Read more

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How can I still exercise in bad weather?

How can I still exercise in bad weather?

Modify: If cold or wetness prevents your tolerance of exercising outdoors, there are numerous workout indoor regimens - rcaf, aerobics, dance, etc. You can find one to meet your needs and available workout space. ...Read more

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Could i be sick because of the change in weather?

Could i be sick because of the change in weather?

Weather related pain: Increased pain has been associated with slowly falling barometric pressure seems to be the major association. You will notice that in a storm system coming in fast you are fine. That front that takes days to come in. There is also fair weather pain from a high pressure area moving away from you. The mechanism is completely unknown
also depression is related to lack of light exposure. ...Read more

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Do changes in the weather really make people sick?

Do changes in the weather really make people sick?

Weather changes: The human body responses to changes in barometric pressure - this explains why people with joint conditions can "predict" rain - as the barometric pressure drops in front of a storm - our joints and the fluid in them are subject to minute pressure changes. Also the humidity of the air can cause our noses to produce more mucus in an attempt to humidify the air we breath. ...Read more

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Weather is getting colder what can I do for my sarcodois?

Weather is getting colder what can I do for my sarcodois?

Layer clothing: Layer clothing. Use NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen according to directions and with food. Keep in contact with your doctor. ...Read more

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What steps should I take if there is a fire weather watch?

Turn on your TV: Turn on your TV or radio to get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions. ...Read more

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What causes me to be so sensitive to slight weather changes?

What causes me to be so sensitive to slight weather changes?

Weather related pain: Increased pain has been associated with slowly falling barometric pressure seems to be the major association. You will notice that in a storm system coming in fast you are fine. That front that takes days to come in. There is also fair weather pain from a high pressure area moving away from you. The mechanism is completely unknown
also depression is related to lack of light exposure. ...Read more

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Do seasonal changes in weather cause some people to get sick?

Do seasonal changes in weather cause some people to get sick?

Yes: The two major issues with seasonal change are allergic response to the pollen which changes with the season and arthritis which is sensivitive to the heat/cold cycle and leads many older folk to migrate to southern states to lessen this problem. ...Read more

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I don't usually get cold during the old weather...Is that normal?

No: If you dont get that cold in the winter, that is alright. Just remember to dress appropriately for the weather. ...Read more

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How effectively do contacts work in dry or slightly dusty weather?

How effectively do contacts work in dry or slightly dusty weather?

Probably fine: There are many contact lens wearers in hot, dry and dusty climates. Sometimes tear supplements is needed. Carry them with you if you plan to wear contacts in these type of climates. ...Read more