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Doctor insights on: If You Want To Study Medicine Do You Have To Examine Dead Bodies

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If you want to study medicine do you have to examine dead bodies ?

If you want to study medicine do you have to examine dead bodies ?

Generally yes: Examining dead bodies is essential to learning about human structure and pathology. In theory, one could learn about structure, anatomy, through virtual dissection, however, if you concerned about examining dead bodies, how do you feel about examining living, sick, unclean, smelly bodies with ulcers. Medicine requires compassion, tolerance and empathy. ...Read more

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Hi m south indian.How do we keep dead bodies preserved for a week like now in case of mandela?

Hi m south indian.How do we keep dead bodies preserved for a week like now in case of mandela?

More than one way: The usual process for preserving a corpse is by embalming. Preservative fluid is injected into the body that retards decay that would occur otherwise. Refrigeration may be use to preserve the body. For public display an un-emblalmed body may be placed on large blocks of dry ice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about formalin (used to preserve dead bodies)?

Can you tell me about formalin (used to preserve dead bodies)?

Embalming: When a body is embalmed, the body fluids are replaced with fluids containing formalin (formaldehyde). The natural body fluids are then disposed of. The formalin will preserve tissues and slow down natural decay (decomposition). ...Read more

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About formalin (used to preserve dead bodies)? Is it toxic or carcinogenic if you have to work with it?

About formalin (used to preserve dead bodies)?  Is it toxic or carcinogenic if you have to work with it?

Yes, it's toxic: Yes, formalin is toxic -- that's why they ventilate anatomy labs well (at least in good medical schools). It's also carcinogenic. Recently, i learned something else: that the hairdressing technique called "brazilian blow-out" also involves formaldehyde gas -- it's emitted in the process. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/business/brazilian-blowout-agrees-to-a-4-5-million-settlement.html. ...Read more

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Antibiotics caused bad body odorlike of a dead fish. Which medicine will help to solve my problem???

Antibiotics caused bad body odorlike of a dead fish. Which medicine will help to solve my problem???

Deodorant: Use a good anti-perspirant. Mitchum's or other long acting brand (dont exceed application frequency recommended). The odor will go away when the antibiotic is no longer present in your symptom, which can be days or weeks depending on the drug. ...Read more

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My 3 year old is sick again..He keeps throwing up and his stool smells really bad like a dead body..And when this happend, he want eat..So I've gave him pedialite and juices..He has no fever this time bur last month he did and he had the sane symptoms..I

My 3 year old is sick again..He keeps throwing up and his stool smells really bad like a dead body..And when this happend, he want eat..So I've gave him pedialite and juices..He has no fever this time bur last month he did and he had the sane symptoms..I

Diet, Daycare ?: Various factors. Most common ones is day care. Kids have numerous sick kids around them that can cause symptoms of viral gastroenteritis. Second would be any food intolerance. See if there is any recurrent symptoms with certain foods offered? You might want to try rotating his diet. Another would be parasites or bacteria in the GI tract. What ever the cause, make sure he is well hydrated. ...Read more

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My left side of my body all way go dead sometime?

Get examined...: You are describing neurological symptoms that should be evaluated by your physician. They will get further history, do an exam, and determine if any diagnostic testing is warranted. It is concerning to have an entire side of your body go numb, please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Are you considered legally dead if you have less then 1 percent body fat?

Are you considered legally dead if you have less then 1 percent body fat?

Very low body fat: An extremely low body fat percentage would be a sign of poor health but would not indicate death in any way. There is no such thing as legally dead based on body fat. Death is based on lack of breathing, heartbeat, and brain activity. ...Read more

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How can I remove dead skin cells from my face and body?

How can I remove dead skin cells from my face and body?

Information: The skin relaces the surface cells almost every day wthout us knowing about it. Simpley showering or bathing usually works the best. ...Read more