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I have a pcn, peanut, and egg allergy - would you recommend a medicAlert Bracelet.

I have a pcn, peanut, and egg allergy - would you recommend a medicAlert Bracelet.

Depends: If you have a real reaction to any or all of these I would certainly invest in one.I've heard of one person that had the items tattooed on their wrist to be sure it was easily found. If your "allergy" was based on a blood test saying you had some IgG antibodies, I am leary about the label.Some newer labs freely test you for any issue without a doctors input, the label should be confirmed by an MD ...Read more

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What month is cancer awareness month?

What month is cancer awareness month?

CA months: CA awareness month is broken down by the type of CA. Check out the ACS web page at Cancer.org. Check under CA awareness calendar. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the cancer awareness months and what are their colors?

Can you please describe the cancer awareness months and what are their colors?

American Cancer Soc.: http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/whoweare/cancer-awareness-calendar follow this link to see the calendar for cancer awareness. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What about prostate cancer awareness month should I be aware about?

What about prostate cancer awareness month should I be aware about?

See below: You need not wait for the awareness month. Consult this site for information on this subject. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate. ...Read more

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When is breast cancer awareness month?

When is breast cancer awareness month?

October: October is the Breast cancer awareness month. Just remember every woman should make every month a breast cancer awareness month for herself and her loved ones. ...Read more

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Why would there be a heart disease awareness month for women but not for men?

Why would there be a heart disease awareness month for women but not for men?

Heart disease: There hasn't always been awareness of the high prevalence of this in women. It's frequency in men was well recognized. ...Read more

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A weird nerve like awareness in my front tooth 2 months after septoplasty/turbinate reduction. No pain or numbness, just nerve like feeling. Normal?

A weird nerve like awareness in my front tooth 2 months after septoplasty/turbinate reduction. No pain or numbness, just nerve like feeling. Normal?

Yes: There are nerves in the nose that could have been bruised during your surgery. This should get better over time. If this feeling gets worse, it may be related to your teeth. If this persists, i would consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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Can a person develop an arrythmia suddenly and without any reason? I developed what feels like an awareness of a heartbeat ( HR usually stays around 73) around 3 months ago which was a side effect from an antibiotic I took. It's never gone away.

Can a person develop an arrythmia suddenly and without any reason? I developed what feels like an awareness of a heartbeat ( HR usually stays around 73) around 3 months ago which was a side effect from an antibiotic I took. It's never gone away.

Yes: Dear SerenaL, yes, people can develop arrhythmia a without an apparent reason and being sudden actually its hallmark. It seems you have heart awareness, have you had an ECG? Also, could it have been the infection rather than the antibiotic what cause this change in you? You might want to have somebody examine your pulse rhythm and your heart sounds. Good luck ...Read more

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When was breast cancer awareness month started?

When was breast cancer awareness month started?

Breast Cancer Month: National breast cancer awareness month was established in 1985. The aim of the month is to encourage the use of mammograms to increase the rate of earlier detection. ...Read more