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Do people with large ears tend to live longer than people with small ears?

Do people with large ears tend to live longer than people with small ears?

I don't know: Truthfully i don't think anybody has ever done such a study. I guess one could argue someone with larger ears can hear danger coming, but these days i don't think it's that important. If there's a specific issue you're concerned about, ask your doctor about it. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Can people get pimples and zits on their lips?

Can people get pimples and zits on their lips?

Acne could occur: on the vermilion border (of lip and face). ...Read more

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How do some people sleep with their eyes open?

How do some people sleep with their eyes open?

Many causes: Some people naturally sleep with their eyelids open 1-2 millimeters. Sometimes there is an underlying condition that contributes to poor eyelid closure such as graves' disease or bell's palsy. Sleeping with the eyelids open can lead to dryness of the corneas (exposure keratopathy). An eye exam is important to assess the health of the cornea and determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why do people with cancer shave their heads?

Why do people with cancer shave their heads?

Chemotherapy: Some cancer therapy regimens cause hair loss. The patients can become completely bald, or their hair can be so patchy that shaving their heads completely gives a more consistent look. The hair usually comes back after therapy is completed. I hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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Why do people with CF have salt crystals form on their skin?

Why do people with CF have salt crystals form on their skin?

Sweat malfunction: CF is a genetic disease that causes dysfunction in the bodies production of sweat and mucous production. Because not enough liquid is produced during sweating the salt found in the gland concentrates. http://www.webmd.com/lung/what-is-cystic-fibrosis ...Read more

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Are people born with ocpd?

Are people born with ocpd?

Probably not: The research indicates that of the personality disorders, OCPD is probably on the low end in terms of genetic heritability. It's probably about 90% environmental (read: experience) factors. ...Read more

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How can some people sleep with their eyes open?

How can some  people sleep with their eyes open?

Difficult : Usually they have a problem with their eye lids like a type of scarring , or they are just not completely closed. Others who have a sleep disorder and sleepwalk have their eyes open too but they are not resting ...Read more

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How do people with autism cope with making public presentations?

How do people with autism cope with making public presentations?

Autism: Persons with autism are not all mentally retarded. Some have excellent personality inspite of weird repetitive behaviors and problem of communications.I think they can do presentatons ...Read more

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How to deal with people with extra anger?

How to deal with people with extra anger?

Difficult: Be fair. It is usually best not to shout back. In a family situation, a good pastor or friend may help resolve underlying problems, but people are often not reasonable. Study them carefully and try not to trigger them. In a work situation, many countries will require an employer to protect you from an unfair hostile work situation. Document each outburst. Verbal abuse is abuse & often illegal. ...Read more

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How frequently can people with diabetes have bubble tea?

How frequently can people with diabetes have bubble tea?

Odd Question: I would need to have a lot more information to be able to answer that question. Bubble teas are probably not all created equal. Portion size plays a role in what you can have, also. What sort of diabetes do you have? What treatment are you under? ...Read more

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Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Yes: If your acne is so hard to manage that the medications available to your family physician are not as effective as you would like, a dermatology visit is in order. They have very strong medications that only they can prescribe, plus lasers and a variety of other options. This is the 21st century and you have a right not to have unwanted acne. ...Read more

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How do people with ADHD act differently when they are on their own or with family?

How do people with ADHD act differently when they are on their own or with family?

Why different?: I'd think that people with adhd have similar motivations to most of us with respect to presenting a slightly (or greater) different persona to different audiences. How this takes form depends on what they think will work best. I can't come up with things peculiar to adhd. Maybe you can ask the person to help you understand. ...Read more

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Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Both can: Since asperger's syndrome was a disorder on the autistic spectrum (no longer in the diagnostic manual), both disorders can have similar presentations. The difference lies in severity and impairment. ...Read more

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Do people with bipolar snap easier when they are upset with someone?

Do people with bipolar snap easier when they are upset with someone?

They can: First, mental illness is quite common affecting around a quarter to a third of the population. Secondly, most folks with mental illnesses are not particularly violent. Next, it is true that a person with bipolar disorder may become irritable and volatile while their condition is not well controlled. Additionally, not all with that diagnosis actually have it. Finally, we should help those with it. ...Read more

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How to deal with horrrible acne that makes their face look sunburned?

How to deal with horrrible acne that makes their face look sunburned?

Serious Rx: Anyone that you describe in these terms needs to be under a physician's care. Either it is severe acne or something equally serious. You say "their". If you are referring to your children, it is incumbent upon you to take them to an evidence-based physician for care. No cult or "pop" treatments will help, and if you fail here, they will resent it for the rest of their lives. ...Read more

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How do certain people sleep with their eyes open?

How do certain people sleep with their eyes open?

Depends: Ost people have some type of eyelid problem such as scarring to prevent them from closing. Others might be sleepwalking but the are not resting. ...Read more

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Can judging people and hateful thoughts about people come with depression?

Can judging people and hateful thoughts about people come with depression?

Possibly: Some people dwell on hateful thoughts or judge others without any type of depression. However, with depression, one can become more negative, pessimistic, angry or irritable. If that is the case, get help. ...Read more

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Can people with epilepsy get tattoos?

Can people with epilepsy get tattoos?

Yes- no problem: Yes, people with epilepsy can get a tattoo. They should avoid driving, climbing ladders, and swimming, at least if they have had a seizure in the past 6 months or less. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more