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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Copper Bracelet When You Have Osteoarthritis

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Is it safe to use copper bracelet when you have osteoarthritis?

Is it safe to use copper bracelet when you have osteoarthritis?

Sure: The exact mechanism isn't known, but some people report significant relief with alternative medicien therapies- the copper bracelet should be safe, and if it works, is safer than medications or surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...Read more


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Is it safe to use voltairen gel if I have crohns?

Is it safe to use voltairen gel if I have crohns?

Very low risk..: It is an antiinflammatory med similar to aleve/motrin, but formulated in topical form thus minimizing "systemic absorption" of the medicine. It is intended to diliver med to the site of pain with less medicine in your body, thus less risk to the gut etc... Some folks still take this med orally despite crohn's, so using topical gel is a safer alternative. Consult doc if u have trouble. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a power plate if you have botox?

Is it safe to use a power plate if you have botox?

Depends: This depends on where you had the botox, but if it was done for cosmetic reasons, there should be no reason why you cannot use the power plate. ...Read more

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I bought a halloween costume and it has the prop 65 warning. Is it safe to wear this if I am trying to conceive. How dangerous are these products?

I bought a halloween costume and it has the prop 65 warning. Is it safe to wear this if I am trying to conceive. How dangerous are these products?

Hard to tell: Living in california, the prop. 65 warnings (about products containing substances that can cause cancer or birth defects) are everywhere, all the time. Don't see how anyone can tell what amount of danger there is just from a prop. 65 warning label. ...Read more

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Is it safe to work in a cooler/freezer when you have asthma ?

Is it safe to work in a cooler/freezer when you have asthma ?

Depends...: Some people will have asthma exacerbation when breathing cold air. If this happens, then this is not the right job for that person. If the person tolerates cold air, then it is ok. ...Read more

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I know pree seed is good lubricant to use when trying to conceive but is hypoallergenic lube ok to use or does it not help?

I know pree seed is good lubricant to use when trying to conceive but is hypoallergenic lube ok to use or does it not help?

Pre-seed is better: Most lubricants - including k-y jelly, vaseline and saliva (spit), are toxic to sperm. This includes natural oils like olive oil as well. Having said that many couples use lubricant and still conceive - it may be more of a factor if a guy has a low sperm count or motility (% of swimmers) compared to guys with normal sperm count. Your body's own lubrication is higher around ovulation time as well. ...Read more

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What do you advise if doctor says use the estrogen tablets in vagina.. is it safe to use silicon lubricant with this ?

What do you advise if doctor says use the estrogen tablets in vagina.. is it safe to use silicon lubricant with this ?

Yes: Hi. Silicon lubricant is safe with vaginal estrogen tablets, but make sure the sex doesn't knock the pill out of the vagina. If you're going to use oral tablets in the vagina, you may want to put it in after sex. ...Read more

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Is it safe and also effective to use solo care aqua solution if it has recently expired \u0026#40;5/2014\u0026#41;, is it still good to use on my lenses or not . And of course i didn't open it before.

Prob ok: If I am reading the label correctly, it expires this month. But why run the risk, maybe the next time you are out just go by for afresh bottle. There are reasons for that date of expiration. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex with someone that take drugs?

Is it safe to have sex with someone that take drugs?

No: Sexually transmitted diseases especially transmitted by drug abusers include hiv/aids and hepatitis b and c. As well you would have a higher risk of being infected with the usual std organisms gonorrhea, syphillis, chlamydia and herpes. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mouthwash that has alcohol when you have braces on?

Is it safe to use mouthwash that has alcohol when you have braces on?

Yes - But NOT Ideal!: Alcohol based mouthwashes tend to dry out the mouth. A dry mouth is more prone to bacteria growth, which leads to increased cavities! a Fluoride mouthwash without alcohol will not inhibit saliva production. Saliva actually helps clear your mouth of bacteria and protects your teeth. Additionally, Fluoride will strengthen and protect your teeth while in braces! ...Read more

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Should I take the plan b pill after sex? We used protection, but still, just to be more safe? Also, Is it dangerous if I take it to often?

Should I take the plan b pill after sex? We used protection, but still, just to be more safe? Also, Is it dangerous if I take it to often?

Not indicated: ... unless you believe your "physical" protection (condoms?) broke. Male condoms typically have 99+ % protection. And yes it is dangerous if you use it "often", though there is no scientific data supporting use after every intercourse. The best way for you to be sure of when the "danger zone" occurs is to chart your ovulation every month and avoid unprotected intercourse then. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use oxytocin factor that you use under tongue when your pregnant?

Is it safe to use oxytocin factor that you use under tongue when your pregnant?

Oxytocin: No. Oxytocin is pitocin and will cause contraction of Uterus. If you are pregnant, do not take anything, especially unregulated food supplements like oxytocin factor, without permission of your Ob/Gyn. ...Read more

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Is it safe if you use protection to have sex with someone who is HIV positive also why should you use lube?

Is it safe if you use protection to have sex with someone who is HIV positive also why should you use lube?

Sexual Safety: Yes, of course. You cannot get HIV if you do not get exposed to the infected body fluids of your partner. Lubrication helps with the condom and friction so that the experience is both pleasurable and keeps the condom from breaking. ...Read more

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I want to know if creatine is safe for a woman with pcos as I've heard people say it sheds their hair and I'm wondering if medically it is safe to tak?

I want to know if creatine is safe for a woman with pcos as I've heard people say it sheds their hair and I'm wondering if medically it is safe to tak?

Throw it away: Don't be a sucker. You don't know what is in it because most testing shows the labels are fraudulent. There is NO BENEFIT to you even if the label is honest, which is unusual. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get your hair dyed by a professional at 18 weeks pregnant? If so is there types not to use or should wear a mask or something?

Is it safe to get your hair dyed by a professional at 18 weeks pregnant? If so is there types not to use or should wear a mask or something?

Most consider it ok: Most consider hair dye safe as studies have not shown it to be dangerous. This questions has been asked many times on healthtap . When you type in the question on healthtap you will see many other answers on this topic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant with ms?

Is it safe to get pregnant with ms?

Do plan this out: Although pregnancy is protective, watch out for your ms meds. Other than copaxone, (glatiramer) the others have risk for unborn child, especially aubagio, which clearly causes birth defects. So, before getting pregnant, discontinue your meds for a sufficient period of time, which may involve a few months. ...Read more

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Is it silly to use condoms when I get the iud?

Is it silly to use condoms when I get the iud?

IUD: No need to use condom if you have iud latex condom may prevent std, if you partner is concerned about not getting std. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs ...Read more