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I get headaches every day and sometimes they can get pretty bad, what can help me? I've tried a cold wash cloth, tapping points, deap breathing, asprin, and other medications that claim to take away my headache

I get headaches every day and sometimes they can get pretty bad, what can help me? I've tried a cold wash cloth, tapping points, deap breathing, asprin, and other medications that claim to take away my headache

Hello.: Hello. There a variety of types of headaches and differing treatments. If you have not had your headaches assessed by a neurologist, I strongly recommend it. Especially since they are chronic, frequent and sever. The neurologist should be able to make specific recommendations. You could also ask the neurologist about medical acupuncture depending on the source of the headaches. ...Read more

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What is the name of the drug used on a cloth against the mouth and nose to knock people out?

What is the name of the drug used on a cloth against the mouth and nose to knock people out?

Chloroform or ether: Theoretically, any inhalational anesthetic gas can be used inappropriately in this manner. Originally ether and chloroform was used, or abused, this way as an anesthetic, but chloroform was found to have toxic side effects. Ether has since been replaced by more stable, reliable, and effective inhalational (gas) anesthetics like isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane. Do not try this at home! ...Read more

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What do blooding noses mean with blood cloths?

What do blooding noses mean with blood cloths?

Nosebleed/ clots: As bleeding stops during the course of a nose bleed, it is not unusual to see clots in the nose and back of the throat. If you are experiencing recurrent nose bleeds, avoid Aspirin and Ibuprofen containing products, and go in to your doctor to check your blood count and general health. You may also need to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for definitive care. ...Read more

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Could I wash a cloth which said dry clean only?

Could I wash a cloth which said dry clean only?

One of my lowest: Grades was in Home Ec Class. There might be some other online sites where you could get better advice about this then on a medical site. ...Read more

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So I got tested february 6 im now finding out on thursday ihad gonnorhea igot the shot and pills so through towels cups toothbrushes wash cloths?

So I got tested february 6 im now finding out on thursday ihad gonnorhea igot the shot and pills so through towels cups toothbrushes wash cloths?

No!: It is unlikely to transmit gonorrhea through everyday contacts such as towels, etc.... But for hygienic reasons its best not to share such personal items anyway! ...Read more

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What's the best way to wash cloth diapers?

What's the best way to wash cloth diapers?

Hot water/soap/rinse: The rinse cycle is the most important aspect to rid any soap residue no matter what detergent. Well marketed products like dreft or the dye free versions of other detergents can be "feel good" infant clothes care products, however, reports prove that the others like tide, etc can be gentle if the rinse cycle is adequate. Hot water is important. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract herpes through cloths?

Is it possible to contract herpes through cloths?

Fomites: When the virus sheds onto clothing or towels, it can remain infectious for a period of time until it is no longer viable. Washing clothes and towels also makes it unable to be transmitted. Close contact with skin while it is viable can transmit the virus and start an infection. ...Read more

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What laundry detergent can you use for baby cloths besides dreft?

What laundry detergent can you use for baby cloths besides dreft?

Any that don't react: Any detergent can be used as long as your baby does not react with a rash to it. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between using women's personal cleansing cloths and baby wipes?

Is there any difference between using women's personal cleansing cloths and baby wipes?

Yes: Baby wipes are much more gentle with regards to perfumes, dyes, chemicals, etc. ...Read more

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My aunt is irritating. Gets angry very easily. Though her family is rich, she wears old and torn cloths. Her family is hating her now. They call her mad?

My aunt is irritating. Gets angry very easily. Though her family is rich, she wears old and torn cloths. Her family is hating her now. They call her mad?

Psychiatric issues: Cannot be managed on-line. If she is truly changing, try to get her to see a local psychiatrist to delve into her history as to why she may be behaving as you describe. ...Read more

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Why does my blood take a while to cloth?

Why does my blood take a while to cloth?

Variable: Always takes a while.
So called "clotting time" test.
Also varies with medications, aspirin, other platelet inhibitors, and some diseases.
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Is it better to use cloth or disposable diapers?

Is it better to use cloth or disposable diapers?

No: Cloth diaper has its own advantages and disadvantages. Cloth diapers are good if it will be changed as soon as it is wet. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and drawbacks of cloth diapers?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of cloth diapers?

Some of each: Benefits: you are using a natural fiber that has not been chemically processed. Cloth diapers have changed alot in the past years and offer many options. They are less expensive on the long run than disposable and you decide how to cleanse them. Better for the planet.
Drawbacks: you have to carry soiled diapers with you and can get stinky, babies develop rashes if they are not changed promptly. ...Read more

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Is it better to travel with disposable or with cloth diapers?

Is it better to travel with disposable or with cloth diapers?

Your preference: Cloth and disposable diapers each have their own advantages and disadvantages when traveling. Do you prefer to tote around dirty diapers to avoid increasing trash? Or would you prefer to bring along disposable diapers, realizing you will need to bring a large supply or buy them at your destination? It is really an individual choice. ...Read more

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Why after being in water can I not touch any type of cloth material?

Your question does: Not appear specific enough. That is, what happens when you touch a "cloth material? ". ...Read more

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How do you get a piece of cloth stuck to your skin off from a deep cut?

How do you get a piece of cloth stuck to your skin off from a deep cut?

Foreign body in skin: If a foreign body like a piece of cloth is visible from the surface, it can be gently pulled out with sterile tweezers. However, if it is difficult to remove or if other debris or swelling, redness, pain or pus is present, the wound needs to be surgically cleaned. Depending on what injured your skin, you may need a tetanus shot. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can miniscule amount of precum pass through two layers of cloth if one of the layer is slightly wet?

No: This is highly improbable with respect to risk of impregnation which I assume is the reason for the question. ...Read more

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Dear sir, why it is difficult for me to wear cloths and it is bad for me? But I have hypothyroidism? Tell me the full direction

Dear sir, why it is difficult for me to wear cloths and it is bad for me? But I have hypothyroidism? Tell me the full direction

What is QUESTION?: Are you being funny or asking a medical question
Your question does not make any medical sence and better be asked from your taylor or where you buy your clothes
If you have Hypothyroidism consult a internist or a endocrinologist ...Read more

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I clean and lysol my home but I still smell mildew but my home is clean no wet cloths or nothing. Is this smell harmful to me and my kids?

Mildew: It is possible that you still have mold in your house, for example you, if you have an attic you may have mold up there. If you have paneling you can have behind the wood. If you've ever been flooded you may have mold in the basement. I believe you need to look for possible mold sources in your home. Professional help may be needed. ...Read more

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Can I get toxo by eating a piece of chocolate which was on a surface that had previously been cleaned with a cloth that had touched raw meat?

Can I get toxo by eating a piece of chocolate which was on a surface that had previously been cleaned with a cloth that had touched raw meat?

It's possible!: There are many possible pathogens in raw meat which could contaminate a surface and your chocolate in this way, including Toxoplasmosis, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes. Food hygiene is always very important. I remain available to consult with you on HealthTap. Have a nice day! ...Read more

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How long do warts live out side its host. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and I was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

How long do warts live out side its host. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and I was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

Warts can spread.: Warts can spread through entire gym classes. So they must be able to survive lying on damp shower floors for a period of time. Oddly enough, I have rarely seen two members of the same family with plantar warts. ...Read more

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Blisters on on my 5 year olds bottom. They appeared over night. They are big and fluid filled. I took him to the dr. Said it was from his cloths?

Blisters on on my 5 year olds bottom. They appeared over night. They are big and fluid filled. I took him to the dr. Said it was from his cloths?

Blisters In Children: Blisters in children can have many causes: infectious as in bullous staph, frictional blisters from rubbing, blistering diseases which tend to be genetic, viral infections which cause blisters. If the blister persist a biopsy and blood work is needed and you may want to see a pediatric dermatologist. ...Read more

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When my fiance cough's he has lost control of his bowl. Not all the way but enough to change his cloths, because of back pain. He got hurt at work.

When my fiance cough's he has lost control of his bowl. Not all the way but enough to change his cloths, because of back pain. He got hurt at work.

Back injury: This very well can be a bulging disc that is affecting the nerves to his anus. If this worsens he may need more urgent care for his back. The family doctor should be consulted tomorrow. ...Read more

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If I came into contact with people from Japan where the nuclear reactors happened a couple of years ago, would the radioactivity be on me or my cloth?

If I came into contact with people from Japan where the nuclear reactors happened a couple of years ago, would the radioactivity be on me or my cloth?

NO RADIOACTIVITY: Depending on where in Japan they lived and whether they consumed contaminated food it is possible that those people have residues of radioactive elements within their bodies, but that type of radiation is NOT contagious. You should not have ANY radioactivity from contact with them. ...Read more