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Can nose picking make nose go bigger just as a stretched ear lobe (Piercing)? If not, how could the ear lobe be stretched?

Can nose picking make nose go bigger just as a stretched ear lobe (Piercing)? If not, how could the ear lobe be stretched?

Of course. Like all: tissues, as they are torn down & rebuilt, life long, new structure is based on previous structure combined with both internal controls (still poorly understood) and external forces. Rebuilding, restructuring of nose tissues follow same principles, structure over time powerfully influenced by both degree and persistence of external inputs altering physical structure, as in plastic surgery, etc. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Swollen top eye lid, no injury or allergy. inside upper eye lid yellowish ulcer ie: like mouth ulcers. eye drops burn/painfull. comprss doesnt help?

Swollen top eye lid, no injury or allergy. inside upper eye lid yellowish ulcer ie: like mouth ulcers. eye drops burn/painfull. comprss doesnt help?

Consult opthalmologi: Please consult an eye doc ASAP. You will need treatment. It could be Herpes, do you have vesicles(bluster)? Heat pack will not help but cold compressor will be more soothing. feel better! ...Read more

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Can deviated septum or minor upper bridge fracture or cartilage chip cause sinus pressure headaches? Left sinus about 60% blocked since minor bruise.

Can deviated septum or minor upper bridge fracture or cartilage chip cause sinus pressure headaches? Left sinus about 60% blocked since minor bruise.

So many of them can: Deviated septum and blocked sinuses can cause headaches. Minor upper bridge fracture or cartilage chip may or may not cause. You should see an e n t doctor, if you have not yet seen one. ...Read more

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Orbit fracture, lower lid lacerations, lower lid avulsion, due to a forced trauma impact.Her eye is extremely irritated and also itches.

Orbit fracture, lower lid lacerations, lower lid avulsion, due to a forced trauma impact.Her eye is extremely irritated and also itches.

Orbital trauma: Can cause many symptoms and she should be following up on all of these issues with her surgeon, just in case the irritation is more then just what resulted from her injury. And itching is normal during the healing phase and some doctors suggest taking antihistamines for this. ...Read more

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Ear yanked hard 10/8.Tender bump at post opening to canal is like broken nose septum would jut into nostril.Ache.Ear lift yields old canal shape. Do?

Ear yanked hard 10/8.Tender bump at post opening to canal is like broken nose septum would  jut into nostril.Ache.Ear lift yields old canal shape. Do?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can a lower wisdom tooth that is fully through produce "allergy" symptoms? Gums inflamed &lymph under chin up&down, ear that side clogged, nose stuffy

Can a lower wisdom tooth that is fully through produce "allergy" symptoms? Gums inflamed &lymph under chin up&down, ear that side clogged, nose stuffy

Partly: An impacted lower wisdom teeth may get infected and cause the lymph node enlargement but one won'd expect it to affect the ears and nose. I agree with the other doctors that you likely suffer from allergy however. ...Read more

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Cut open inner calf on dirtbike foot peg to the bone, 10 internal and a running stitch outer. Skin is growing over my stitches, is that ok? Gonna hurt

Cut open inner calf on dirtbike foot peg to the bone, 10 internal and a running stitch outer. Skin is growing over my stitches, is that ok? Gonna hurt

Stitches: How long have they been in? 5 to 14 days depending on body location is norm. As long as the loops of a running stitch are exposed (to where they can get a fine scissors tip under) they can be removed. ...Read more

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Child split lip will require stitches or no?

Child split lip will require stitches or no?

Maybe,maybe not: Generally, if the cut is limited to the red of the lips, it is ususlly left open to self heal.Bacteriostatic factors in saliva keep it from festering. If the cut crosses over into the junction between facial skin and the red , stitches may be needed to line up the edges and prevent healing in a jaged line. ...Read more

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My son just had a cleft palate surgery repair. cleft lip repair and nose. How can I help them heal?

My son just had a cleft palate surgery repair. cleft lip repair and nose. How can I help them heal?

Listen to staff: Cleft surgery is common and highly successful. You surgical team will provide you with necessary instructions to allow your son to heal well and recover from this operation. The staff of surgeon and hospital will monitor him throughout the process. Ask if there are any support groups you may talk to or email for further help. Good luck. ...Read more

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cauliflower ear the surgeon cut along the ear crease and removed cartilage clot,then stitched up with bolsters. missed appointment bandages stuck?

 cauliflower ear the surgeon cut along the ear crease and removed cartilage clot,then stitched up with bolsters. missed appointment bandages stuck?

Return to doctor: or an urgent care center. You do not want the surgical site to get infected. If the bandages are not changed properly that is a possibility. Sounds like the surgery went well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If nose picking can't make nostrils wider, how are earlobes stretched permanently by piercing?

If nose picking can't make nostrils wider, how are earlobes stretched permanently by piercing?

Stretching: Has to do with intensity and duration. Picking nose is episodic and of only a few moments duration. Earrings, however, are pulled downward by gravity for the entire time they are in place. The heavier the earrings, the greater the ear lobe distortion. ...Read more

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Ask an ENT will plugging nose and blowing damage my ears?

Ask an ENT will plugging nose and blowing damage my ears?

Not likely: While I have heard one person tell me they popped their ear drum by blowing so hard, i think it is perfectly safe to do so. In fact i recommend it to at least a few patients everyday if their own eustachian tunes are plugged. ...Read more

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Loose eyeball skin on inner corner, closest to nose, of eye?

Loose eyeball skin on inner corner, closest to nose, of eye?

Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to laxity of loose skin alone. This can easily be examined, and treated by an oculoplastics surgeon. That means a doctor who deals with eyelid and tear duct issues. They are also trained eye doctors. ...Read more

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Would a perforated ear drum cause a swollen gland under the jaw?

Would a perforated ear drum cause a swollen gland under the jaw?

Infection: of the ear would cause both. It's a pretty serious condition that requires attention. ...Read more

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17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?

17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?

It depends: If the lip laceration is exclusive to the inner lip, likely to heal without deformity. If lip laceration goes from inner lip to outer lip scarring is possible. Follow up with child's doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Laceration Repair (Definition)

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