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Over 1000 viruses: Very very very common. It is now known that there over 1000 different viruses which cause the common cold. A child in day-care/school is estimated to be "sick" about 60 days/year--yes, 60 days. This means 1 out of 6 days--vast majority of these sick days are from common colds. As we get older, we build up immunity and the frequency lessens. If u have recurrent colds, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Male life change: This is the series of symptoms associated with diminishing sexual and athletic function in males. It commonly occurs later than menopause, happens more gradually and is generally more of a psychological problem than a physical problem. I may include hot flashes and changes in mood. ...Read more
No cure: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Chillblains are due to the dilatation of very small blood vessels when warming from cold exposure, especially in areas with high humidity.. Risk is higher in women, being very thin, having circulation problems as in diabetes or Raynaud's disease. Symptoms are relieved by cortisone lotion. If you have diabetes or Raynauds or blistering, see MD, as you may need a vasodilating drug or an antibioti ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weeks to months: It depends on the pollen you are sensitized to and your location. In southern california, the mild weather allows much longer pollenating seasons than in the northeast. The exact season depends on which pollen, with grasses generally in the late spring, trees in late winter and early spring, and weeds in summer and early fall. Weather and local conditions can make this vary, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference is brochitis and pnuenumunia, & how hard can it change for one to the other?
Anatomy: Bronchitis is infection/inflammation of your bronchus, which is the tube that is connected to your throat, which is center of your chest. Pneumonia is when the infection/inflammation reaches into the small sacs of your lung, which is much further down. With pneumonia, most likely you will need antibiotics. You can wait and see on bronchitis, depending on how severe your symtoms are. ...Read more
See below: Dry drowning or delayed drowning occurs when a small amount of water goes into the lungs. How it ocurrs is not completely understood but it is thought that water can cause the breathing tube to tighten (laryngospasm) or cause pulmonary swelling. It can happen up to 24 hours after the water gets into the lungs. There are no reports that say how many drownings are this type. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between allergies and a cold when your nose is running all the time.
Good question: Some time it is hard to tell. In general, when you have a cold, someone else in the family or office often has one. A cold is often associated with a low-grade fever but allergy is not. You may also notice fatigue as well as joint or muscle ache with a cold but not with allergy. Hay fever may respond to antihistamine but a cold does not. If your nose runs all the time it is not from a cold. ...Read more
Symptom relief: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the easiest bone to break in your arm? How is it usually broken? What is the main reason for a broken arm?
Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TLC: Lots of tender loving care: rest, fluids, chicken soup, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever or aches (no Aspirin for kids). Taking zinc lozenges or vitamin c may shorten your cold (some disagree). Antibiotics don't help because viruses are too smart for us. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
To what biological structure is the dialysis bag comparable? How is it similar? How is it different?
Many hormones: Your body has many hormones. I would need to know which one. ...Read more
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