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Is It Harmful To Have Big Tonsils For Long Periods Of Time
Not in and of itself: Large tonsil are just something one has developed over the years, in part related to the number of upper respiratory / sore throat infections one has had. The tonsil are lymph glands and will enlarge whenever they have to drain infected or traumatized areas that are in their line of duty. Is become very and cause obstructive breathing or sleep apnea, need to remove. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Is it bad to take Zinc tablets for a very long amount of time? I mean like years? Does it have any negative effect on the body?
No: Delayed ejaculation may be a nuisance for one or both members of the couple, or they may like it; ask your physician whether yohimbine might be right for you. If the man stays aroused for a long time without ejaculating, distention of the seminal vesicles pushing on the nearby nerve will produce "blue balls" which is very painful and relieved only by ejaculation. ...Read more
For an infrequent smoker/chewer, how long does it take until there would only be traces of it in your system?
I always get told that if you take Depo-Provera for a long time it can be bad. What are the negative affects of long term use. My bf wants me on the pill ?
Bones/bleeding: Within a year of use, 85% of women either have no periods or normal ones. The other 15% having chaotic bleeding up to every day. It can take from 3 to 31 months after use to regain fertility. Long term use can mobilize more calcium from your bones and increase your lifetime chance of fractures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that we can stop HIV for a short period of time but we cannot remove it from a person's body entirely?
The HIV resevoir: Hiv medication blocks the replication of HIV in the blood. However, some cells contain HIV still integrated into the cell's dna (as HIV hijacks the person's cell's dna to replicate) without reproducing - these are the dormant cells or the HIV resevoir. Once someone stops the medicines, the HIV starts replicating again from these "dormant" resevoirs and HIV becomes active again. ...Read more
Is it normal to get a cystocele on first pregnancy at 27w? Not overweight. Stand and sit for long periods of time. Is there harm to baby?
No harm...: Cystocele rarely occurs in your described scenario, but not impossible. If it's, it would be very minimal or marginal. Clinically, it bears no harm to baby during pregnancy, but be aware that more vaginal deliveries may worsen the degree of existing cystocele over time. This is life and that is what we know about it. More? Ask doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more
Is ovulating for too long bad? even if there is no pain whatsoever? what causes a woman to ovulate for a long period of time? Let's say 2 weeks.
I used to be able to read and study for long periods of time but something changed, my routine is the same but now my attention span is shorter. worry
Anxiety: I understand your concern about shorter attention span. Commend yourself for being “able to read and study for long periods of time” Reflect on recent stressors in life such as relationship conflicts becoming intense, separation with feelings of worry, fear, sadness, disappointment, hurt, shame, guilt, resentment or helplessness; stress of school, work or finances. See a Therapist for stress. ...Read more
I know geographic tongue is a chronic condition, but can it go away for long periods of time? Or is it usually a permanent thing?
May come and go: Although geographic tongue is chronic, the answer is yes that it can go through periods where it is less apparent or not as pronounced. It varies from person to person but you may find that certain spices or foods increase in activity. Observe how your tongue architecture may change after meals o see if you notice a pattern. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It depends on the content an amount of time spent on the computer. ...Read more
How long should a person take adipex before it can become harmful? Are there cases of it hurting your liver?
As short as possible: Appetite suppressant, speed'like drug. Works best for short-term use (< 3-6 wks), after that less effective, but more likely to cause dependency, risks for cardiovasc problems including high bp, valve disease, angina, pulmonary disease, etc. Can't suddenly stop it if used for a long time. Any drug metabolized by liver can cause liver problems-this can too. ...Read more
How long does it take for period or a tampon that has been left in over night to cause health problems?
Let me explain: Usually when you start to smell bad smell from there that means it is not healthy. ...Read more
Is getting ur tonsils removed painful or a serious surgery and how long is it to recover? Thank you so much for your time!
Every time i seem to get a cut it takes a long time to heal and always leaves a scar, i know i'm not diabetic. Is it my immune system that is weak?
Don't think so.: Scarring is a nl phenomen. Some people scar more than others. If wounds become infected they tend to scar more. If you become cut, wash the wound with soap and water, apply antibiotic ointment and keep it covered. Do this daily until the wound has healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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