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I was wondering is a labrador's fur harmful to people having a skin disease like bullous pemphigoid?
No: I'm not aware of any reason to be concerned about this. ...Read more
Im 13 weeks pregnant - my labrador just jumped on my stomach. It hurt initially - not too sore now. I also had a cvs recently so worry- is baby protected?
Neti pots can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
Closed reduction?: If you're talking about moving broken nasal bones back into place immediately after a fracture, if done awake expect discomfort even with the pain medication. Sometimes, it's done under general anesthesia. If it's been some time since the injury, closed reduction isn't recommended and most people wait 6-12 months then have a nasal reconstructive rhinoplasty. ...Read more
Large nose: The only medical option for an oversized nose is to have it reduced. This requires surgery. You should see either an ENT specialist or a plastic surgeon to discuss the specifics of your concerns regarding your nose. ...Read more