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What causes a first response early result test to have a slanted line where the test line should be?
Defective Test: sounds like you have a defective test. ...Read more
If my back is a little slanted can I still have kids in the future? It's been hurting for 2 months now can you help ?
Common in newborns: Mongolian spots are bluish markings on the skin, normally on the lower back, often noted in the newborn period. Mongolian spots are common among darker skinned persons, such as those who are of asian, east indian, and african descent. They can be mistaken for bruises. They often fade with time and are usually gone by late the teen years. They cause no complications and do not need treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be patient: Mongolian spots fade by themselves over the years. If they are deep and dark at birth it may take until the teen years(as it did in my son's case, who looked like somebody had poured a bottle of blue ink on his back at birth!). Just don't pay attention to it and don't make the child be self-conscious about it. If it is a highly visible place, i suppose you can apply some cover up cream... ...Read more
If you drink water: With high levels of iron in it your penis can act as a compass and attempt to point to the north -- not really. Seriously though, there are uncommon disorders in which the penis may develop a bend in the shaft, requiring treatment. I can't tell you what is going on with your penis, but if concerned check w/your doctor and see if you need a referral to a urologist, . ...Read more
See below:: Mongolian spots are very common in any part of the body of dark-skinned babies. They are flat, gray-blue in color (almost looking like a bruise), and can be small or large. They are caused by some pigment that didn't make it to the top layer when baby's skin was being formed. They are harmless and usually fade away by school age. They are commonly located on trunk/extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Mongolian spots, or slate grey patches, are a concentrated area of melanocytes (the cells that give your skin its pigment). Over time those cells spread out and the slate grey patch gets lighter as the baby's over all skin tone gets darker. Most slate grey patches are gone by the time the child is in preschool, though for some people they never completely disappear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers