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Is Nmoina Contagus
Is shingles contagus I work with mental handicap people and one of them has it but the spots are dry I had chicken poks and how does one get them?
Shingles: Varicella zoster or shingles is caused by a reactivation of the chicken pox virus causing a breakout on the skin in a dermatomal distribution. The chicken pox virus is present in the fluid inside the shingles blisters. This could cause chicken pox infection in someone who has not had it before. You cannot catch the shingles from someone but should take universal precautions anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check the label: Jointex comes in several varieties. Some may contain one or more of the b vitamins. It would state so on the label. Being a "supplement" and not an fda approved medication, jointex probably doesn't have scientific research evidence to back up it's advertised uses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try this trick below: Almost always when a contact lens is stuck in the eye, it is folded in the upper outer recess. To get it mobile, pull up on the outer part of the upper lid towards your ear, and then look for 10-15 seconds towards your nose. This will stretch the conjunctiva from above, and cause it to push the lens to the center where it can be removed. If this fails, get some help from ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Plastic containers: Certain types of plastic dinnerware and containers made in china were found to contain melamine. Depending on the specific food, some of this compound could migrate into the food. For more info: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/resourcesforyou/consumers/ucm199525.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A torn or damaged contact can injure the cornea without you even knowing it's doing that!
Not a good idea!
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There is no reason to put heavy metals in a bandage.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Necrophilia: Necrophilia is a paraphilia. People with necrophilia find sexual activity with corpses erotically stimulating. ...Read more
Depends: Most nuclear waste is well protected and you would have to cross barriers and ignore warnings to get into contact. If someone actually were to contact it, the problems would relate to the radioactivity of the waste, the time of exposure, the type of isotope in the waste and the part of the body exposed. In the worse case, the blood marrow will be destroyed and the victim die of anemia. ...Read more
Peroxide: The best contact solutions are peroxide based systems such as Clear Care or PeroxidiClear. They are far more effective at disinfection and cleaning that multipurpose solutions. ...Read more