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Hurt my hand fell on locust tree got thorn in my palm in center of ring finger knuckle sever pain can't move it right got the thorn out no better ?

Hurt my hand fell on locust tree got thorn in my palm in center of ring finger knuckle sever pain can't move it right got the thorn out no better ?

See PCP for...: 33y/o male fell on locusts tree with thorn puncture wound in palm. Got thorn out but no better. Puncture wounds can be dirty and leave microscopic debris inside the wound. Tetanus immunization may be indicted as might be Debridement, special wound care and Antibiotic therapy. Best to see ones PCP ...Read more

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Can a piece of gum stay in your body forever?

Can a piece of gum stay in your body forever?

No: It will pass right through you as would any food. ...Read more

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I have a gum picking problem. Do you have any advice?

I have a gum picking problem. Do you have any advice?

Possible: Not sure of what you already tried and you should ofcourse see your docs before you take antyhing but...If not already in therapy with behavioral modification techniques you should be. Pharmacologic treatments include ssri meds, these treat anxiety and reduce picking, n--acetyl cysteine, topiramate, Clonidine all have been used as well. Talk to your drs about the risk , benefits and altrenatives. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cause of gum discoloration?

I want to know what's the cause of gum discoloration?

Different courses: If your gums are very pale you could be anemic. If you have a feeling in your tooth sometimes that can leak into your gum and cause a discoloration that is known as amalgam tattoo. ...Read more

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Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

Cannes Beans: i would suggest that you eat fresh vegetables from your farmer's market if possible. In order to can food products, salt has to be added. Also the aluminum from the cans can get into the food products. ...Read more

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How to get gum sores?

How to get gum sores?

Different ways: There are different kinds of gum sores. Some result from a viral infection, "cold sores", which can cause blisters. When these blisters burst, they often leave a shallow ulcer. Other open sores are from bacterial infections, trauma or an autoimmune reaction. Sores can sometimes be contagious so don't touch the sore with your finger. ...Read more

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Sour food hurts my gums?

Sour food hurts my gums?

It: May be due to a condition called ulcerative gingivitis where your gums have little ulcers or sores that are open and when you get sour foods or acidic foods next to these areas it will sting quite a bit. ...Read more

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How can I stop gum chewing?

How can I stop gum chewing?

Bad oral habit: Gum chewing is not about the gum or its sweetness. It is about manifesting a compulsive behaviors through the mouth. Seek a consultation with a therapist who manages habits that are delirious to your health. Over the last 38 years, I have seen individuals who require extensive enamel reconstruction from this habit. Still it is better than smoking or chewing tobacco. Only slightly. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum erosion?

How do I treat gum erosion?

Gum massage: Massage gums daily, use soft tooth brush, if infected check with your doc. ...Read more

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