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I've heard that if you carry a lupus gene, that it takes a major trauma to make it start attacking your body. Is this true? Where can I find the info?
Not really: There is no identified one 'lupus gene'. Of the many genetic tendencies, none of them make you 100% get lupus. Also, there is no evidence of traumatic events causing lupus. Lupus is an immune system issue and sometimes a preceding infection can be seen prior to symptom onset, but not most of the time. ...Read more
I want to know what it means when a drug blocks sodium channels in the brain. Is that good or bad for my metabolism? Topiramate.
The way it works: Blocking sodium channels in the brain is the MECHANISM OF ACTION in most antiseizure drugs. Changing electrical activity in this way reduces/controls epileptic fits. Since it's CRITICAL to control seizures we feel that possible side effects on overall metabolism by sodium blockade is an acceptable tradeoff of side effects that could act systemically. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?
How long does sperm really live outside the body? For instance- on a hand or in the mouth? There are so many rumors its hard to know the truth.
If a fetus dies in the womb would you know it? Can it stay in there w no action or will your body know something is wrong and expell it?
What happens when formaldehyde is injected into the body? Is it metabolized? Is the body able to eliminate it? How long would it take to detox?
Death: Metabolism stops with death.Get a more detailed answer ›
A doctor happens to feel that when sclerotherapy is used, for instance, on the upper leg that new surrounding spiders will form. How true?
The question: Was new spider veins formation after sclerotherapy but the answer you got was unrelated... Indeed it can happen randomly that sclerotherapy for any type of vein can induce the formation of new, fine , red colored so called second generation of spiders or matting usually quite resilient to treat. If varicose veins are injected a good compression may prevent their occurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it a bad idea for joggers to run regularly on treadmills? Is there anything that the muscles pain or smth?
None: You can jog and use the treadmill. ...Read more
No: As long as you're not flying, then no, it's not bad in any way. If you are flying, well that would change things and could very well upset your flight attendant. ...Read more
Your stretching: Your muscle and hence reducing the tension... ...Read more
IS there a certain pre workout that is healthier then most? Will it affect my health in the long run? I am 18 and look for something to give me a kick but not hurt my liver or kidneys in the long run
Why is it called a brain freeze when the person's brain doesn't actually get any pain, but it is in the mouth area?
How is tooth shaping priced? Id like to have the shape of some of my teeth corrected, but would like to know how the cost is usually calculated. Is it broken down by tooth, or is the overall time send used?
There : There are several options when it comes to reshaping your teeth. It can be a very simple procedure such as some contouring of your natural tooth, composites, which adds material to your natural tooth or even veneers which would be the most intricate procedure when it comes to reshaping your tooth. There have been many times when i've simply touched up a patient's tooth while he/she is in the chair for another procedure so there is no fee for the touch up. The fee for a composite typically ranges between $200-400/tooth depending how much of the tooth needs to be fixed. Veneers (depending on where you go) can range between $1000-2000/tooth. I would recommend visiting your dentist for a cosmetic consult to see what is the best option for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please can I find out , if known, when a person dies, is it protocol that the body is weighed , does the body lose weight after death . ?
Why is it that whenever I go online it tells me that by losing the fat pad you can gain an inch in size in penis is that true I can pinch a great deal?
Lose weight: Lose weight for the sake of your health, not for the size of your penis. Bad health can make a penis, no matter, how big, a useless appendage. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the career I have chosen, it is very essential to stand out of others, if somehow my skin glows or something like that, the question is how ?
What carrier ?: And what is u question? If i understood u correctly talk with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
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