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Is it safe to have botox?

Is it safe to have botox?

Yes: Botox is very safe if injected by an experienced practitioner. Best if injected by a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon or other specialist in facial cosmetic surgery. Ask the doctor where they trained to do botox, how many patients treated, any complications. Avoid practitioners who learned from a weekend course. Many nurses are doing this procedure many without proper supervision. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Whiplash (Definition)

A term typically used to describe a hyperextension injury to the neck, often associated with a motor vehicle accident. It is not unusual for patients who have sustained a whiplash injury to not show clear radiologic signs of trauma. Whiplash symptoms may come from an injury to the posterior facet ...Read more


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Is it safe to drink after a head injury?

Is it safe to drink after a head injury?

No: Drinking can impair thinking ability and may mask symptoms from a head injury. May also make concussion symptoms worse. Would give it a few weeks at the very least. ...Read more

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Is it safe to play football with whiplash?

Is it safe to play football with whiplash?

That depends on : The degree of whiplash and whether it is correctly diagnosed as a whiplash and not another problem so you should either wait to play until the pain resolves or get cleared by a physician prior to playing ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

No mosh pit: I assume you are worried about the effect of loud sounds. This will be fine during pregnancy. The baby is well protected. I would make sure you are standing or sitting in a safe area. Stand away from crowds who are pushing and getting wild where you might fall or get knocked around. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Generally: drugs which are FDA approved are generally safe and effective. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if you already know you didn't have a good experience with it before, then it probably won't be good for You this time. It goes out by the liver so liver disease or other drugs that go out by the liver are a big problem with it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep with a concussion?

Is it safe to sleep with a concussion?

Yes.: You can sleep with a concussion with no worries. A concussion will never get pregnant. Seriously though, no one can go without sleep. You should be okay: If you sleep with a concussion you have a better than fair chance of waking up again. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use melotonin?

Is it safe to use melotonin?

Although melatonin: Is relatively safe, there is always the potential for side effects. Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men ; mood changes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to snowboard while pregnant?

Is it safe to snowboard while pregnant?

No: The main risk a sudden blunt force injury to the abdomen. This can cause rupture of the membranes surrounding the baby or a placental abruption. Force can cause the placenta to sheer off the uterine wall. This can be life threatening. Cross country skiing would be a safer choice. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do botox while pregnant?

Is it safe to do botox while pregnant?

Please Don't: Although it has not been studied specifically in humans, it is not recommended to get Botox treatments while pregnant or breast feeding. The little one comes first! hope you have a great pregnancy! ...Read more

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How long is it safe for a baby to be sedated?

How long is it safe for a baby to be sedated?

Depends on situation: Sedation in kids should be under proper supervision by a pediatric anesthesiologist or other trained professional.As long as they are following proper guidelines for sedation it can last for hours. ...Read more

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Is it safe for the elderly to masturbate?

Is it safe for the elderly to masturbate?

Sure but how elderly: As long as you can reach where you need to touch & have no underlying heart disease & as long as activity performed in privacy doesn't affect relationship w/others, I don't see any harm. Granted, it's rare not to develop heart disease as we age, but if someone is able to walk under own power, s/he is probably healthy enough to have (non-vigorous) fun. Typically, sex = ability to walk up 2 flt stai ...Read more

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Is it as safe to be uncircumsized?

Circumsized: Medically speaking, it is safe as long as hygiene is adequate. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ski while pregnant?

Is it safe to ski while pregnant?

Yes: Early (<12wks), the baby is well protected by the pelvic bones should you take a fall while skiing. Later, when the uterus grows above the pelvis, a hard fall on your abdomen could cause injury and complications. Although skiing early in pregnancy carries little risk of fetal injury, consider that nausea and vomitting may be a problem, even with activities that don't usually cause that. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a motorcycle while pregnant?

Is it safe to ride a motorcycle while pregnant?

Why take the risk?: If you are in an accident there are less protections in place as compared to a car. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim with a fractured elbow?

Is it safe to swim with a fractured elbow?

Not usually: Most elbow fractures need immobilization or protected mobilization. Once the fractur is healed swimming is a great exercise to regain motion and strength. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use creatine?

Is it safe to use creatine?

Probably: Creatine is moderation is probably safe. High doses may be harmful to your kidneys. Be sure to stay very well hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly with a broken neck?

Is it safe to fly with a broken neck?

As long as inside: Yes as long as it is a stable fracture and you are braced appropriately or you had surgery to fix it and braced if needed. Some are minor and are treated like strains/sprains without bracing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take accutane?

Is it safe to take accutane?

Medical Supervision: After a thorough consultation to determine that you are an appropriate candidate for accutane, laboratory studies are conducted to exclude any underlying contraindications. Then, the medication may be safely administered. Monthly monitoring with clinical and laboratory evaluations are required. ...Read more