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Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Maybe: Wrapping a rash could help or make it worse. If you are putting a cream on a rash, then wrapping it in plastic wrap can help drive the cream into the skin. Other rashes can become worse with increase of moisture and heat from the wrapping. ...Read more

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Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Not Really....: Wrapping yourself in saran wrap isn't the best ideal to lose weight. The occlusion of the skin increases temperature, causes more sweating and forces you to lose water weight. The problem is you have to replace the fluids from the sweating, so it has a 0 net effect. You are better off at the gym exercising at your elevated zone for 30+ minutes and watching your diet. ...Read more

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Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Weight loss anytime: Losing weight has nothing to do with what you eat, a recent study showed. If you follow a diet that lowers your consumption of calories, you will lose weight whether it is high fat or low fat, high protein or low carb. It's basic math: eat less, weigh less. www.ncbi.nlm. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2763382/. ...Read more

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How many calories in a fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil wrap? Is it better than eating a beef or pork wrap?

How many calories in a fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil wrap?  Is it better than eating a beef or pork wrap?

Varies: Number of calories would depend on the size of the wrap, and quantity and quality of the ingredients. Likely would have lower fat and less calories than the meat alternatives, but this also depends on quantity and quality of the meat. ...Read more

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Can ranch dressing contain milk in it?

It well might: It is often made with a form of dairy (like many cream based dressings) though some have a dairy free variety. If you are sensitive to dairy, read labels carefully. There are some great websites that can be helpful in this regard too. ...Read more

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Ate chicken soup w carrots, celery, potato & rice. 5 min in, my mouth & tongue went numb. Allergy?

Ate chicken soup w carrots, celery, potato & rice. 5 min in, my mouth & tongue went numb. Allergy?

Possibly,: was it homemade or commercially processed? Many commercially processed soups contain preservatives and flavoring/coloring agents which you may be sensitive to but not a true allergy. Do some dective work, read the labels carefully and try a good homemade organic recipe. ...Read more

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6 weeks nw plaster remov night whole ankl swells try to take steps stable ankle fabula frx wrap creap bandge its safe or NT morng less swelling why?

6 weeks nw plaster remov night whole ankl swells try to take steps stable ankle fabula frx wrap creap bandge its safe or NT morng less swelling why?

Ankle swelling: Each ankle fracture can vary depending on location and severity. Sometimes the swelling last longer after initial tx and this is accompanied by pain. Usually, if swelling is parallel to the level of fracture severity, seek your treating surgeon for further care. Try rest, icing, compression with ankle wrap or brace, and elevation.. Anti-inflammatory meds recommended. ...Read more

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7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more

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Eyelid swelling after crying.. Will cucumber slices or teabags help?

Eyelid swelling after crying.. Will cucumber slices or teabags help?

Maybe...: Certainly a cool cucumber would feel good and likely make the eyelids less red and swollen. ...Read more

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I ate an iceberg lettuce salad w/6 croutons and some cheese and ranch dressing and got extremely tired. Couldn't keep my eyes open. Suggestions why?

I ate an iceberg lettuce salad w/6 croutons and some cheese and ranch dressing and got extremely tired. Couldn't keep my eyes open. Suggestions why?

Salad's not the: culprit, but your overall diet may be at fault, especially if you don't have anything else other than salad to carry you through the day, and/or have a light breakfast too. If you ate other high carb (other than croutons, salad dressing, and cheese) with the meal, often people do experience a 'post-prandial alkaline tide' that can make you feel tired, as all the circulation is going to your gut. ...Read more

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Are traditional swaddle blankets or the new velcro wraps better?

Are traditional swaddle blankets or the new velcro wraps better?

Both ok: You want to make sure that it is secure and comfortable for you and the baby. Babies like being held close to mom. ...Read more

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Used metal fork to cook; didn't realise, but melted plastic ziplock bag. Still safe to eat food even if may be tiny bits of plastic?... Or throw?

Used metal fork to cook; didn't realise, but melted plastic ziplock bag. Still safe to eat food even if may be tiny bits of plastic?... Or throw?

Plastic: It is likely not harmful to eat the plastic but there is a possibility it could get stuck in your throat and have to be removed so I would start that dish again. All the best. ...Read more

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Ground meat, rice, celery ,cucumber ,mushroom,carrot all diced with de cafe ice tea low in acid?just got diagnose with lpr by ent.taking protonix (pantoprazole)

Ground meat, rice, celery ,cucumber ,mushroom,carrot all diced with de cafe ice tea low in acid?just got diagnose with lpr by ent.taking protonix (pantoprazole)

Make me some too?: Sounds good. And probably appropriate for an anti-reflux diet. Of course, if you notice any symptoms while eating it, you should modify your diet appropriately. Good start! ...Read more

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Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Gaining weight: That's great that you are not consuming a lot of carbs and are watching your diet. You also need to look at the overall quantity (and calories) of what you are eating as well. Are you exercising too? Without physical activity (cardio), it is hard to lose weight. You have to burn more calories than you are consuming. You might be doing this already and have another reason for weight gain. ...Read more