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Mole Lawn Damage
Unlikely: Jumping barefoot vs jumping with shoes on does not put extra stress on your knee. Of course, landing wrong may hurt something! cushioned shoes will provide some protection to the jarring forces to your knee when jumping. Studies that compare people who wear shoes with those who don't have not shown an improvement with shoe wear in terms of foot/ankle/knee injury. ...Read more
Potentially, Yes: Exhaust gases from any motorised vehicle are harmful to your lungs. So protect your lungs by avoiding inhalation of exhaust gases from any vehicle. You may have to use a mask or cover your nose with a light piece of cloth. ...Read more
1mm round darker brown mole rubbed off leg by wearing ankle brace for sports. Normal skin now no mole Is there anything to worry about? Skin cancer
It can...: Tanning is the result of the damaging effects of ultraviolet light on the skin. If the eyes are exposed to intense uv light, the surface of the eye (cornea), lens and retina can all be damaged. Skin cancer is the most concerning risk from tanning. I would always wear eye protection when exposed to intense uv light. ...Read more
Warming sensation on left foot arch/ inner heal area, long road trip yesterday (14hrs) RA, but on a break from methotrexate, nerve entrapment?
Raised mole on shoulder.Pinched it n piece of black skin broke off. Scratched with nail it bled and now the mole is flat.Nodular melanoma? 20yo guy
Was born with mole on head.Will bleaching hair cause mole to turn into melanoma?Is it safe to bleach my hair?Bleach will be on scalp. Not dye, bleach.
Moles and Melanoma: Moles should be checked periodically for changes. Moles greater than 1 cm in diameter have a slightly higher risk of cancer, and are often removed to be certain they are ok. Chronic skin irritation is associated with cancer, but occasional bleaching is not. Sun exposure is, so hats and sunscreen are helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI) is caused by external force -- such as a blow to the head,causes the brain to move inside the skull or damages the skull. This in turn damages the brain. The adult skull is quite hard. Most plastic hangers without extreme deliberate force would not cause brain damage. Signs of brain injury such as confusion, nausea vomiting and sometimes headache. See Dr. if symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A friend recently told that one of his testicle hangs really low after accidental damage from bike?can injuries damage cremaster muscle permanently?
Here are some...: Most likely, his lower positioning testicle has been lifelong leading to proneness getting injury. Anatomically, it's impossible to get a deep isolated injury to cremateric muscle with bike accident. More? Ask urologist timely. For now, leave it alone as long as not bothering him. ...Read more
Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?
Difficult question: Difficult question due to knot enough facts known. It is always safest to have a baby with concern of a head injury to be assessed at er. That being said, no loss of consciousness, no vomiting, did not hit head, more than likely okay. However, if prior bleed or head injury, this increases chances of further injury. Difficult for us to say from this side of the computer, but safe is better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer