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What causes fat pockets in the body?

Fat pockets: Are areas where adipose tissue is stored. ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets on your back?

This is one: storage area for adipose tissue. Fat can be stored in many areas. ...Read more

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Feel like phone is ringing in my pocket but their isn't a phone on me. What is that ?

You are not alone: The phenomenon , called Phantom phone ringing, is a sensation felt by many of phone ringing in their pocket without a phone or when it is not ringing. It requires no special treatment as you get used to this innocuous sensation once in a while. ...Read more

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What to do about gum pockets?

What to do about gum pockets?

See Specialist: See the Periodontist - the specialist in gum tissue treatment. Get a complete exam and diagnosis and discuss your condition and options for treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Carrying a spartphone in front pocket safe?

Smartphone: No scientific evidence as to hazards of that, that i know of. ...Read more

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Is caring a portable wifi router in my pocket harmful?

Prob not?: Uses same frequencies as cordless phones. The strength of signal drops off rapidly the further away you get from the source. No conclusive evidence that it is harmful. But wifi router not usually carried on your person. ...Read more

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What is the typical cost for an out-of-pocket venogram?

What is the typical cost for an out-of-pocket venogram?

Variable: Rarely done these days. Outpatient Doppler venous duplex exams are non- invasive, highly accurate and economical. Call the Vascular lab at your hospital or vascular surgeons office and ask. Usually covered if proper indications to have it done. Pain, swelling, prior clots, varicosities etc. If ultrasound and d-dimer are negative the liklihood of DVT is very low. ...Read more

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Can keeping cell phone in trouser pocket make a man impotent?

Can keeping cell phone in trouser pocket make a man impotent?

NO: There is not a concrete scientific prove for this concept yet. ...Read more

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How can periodontal pockets decrease if the damage is permanent ?

How can periodontal pockets decrease if the damage is permanent ?

Bone loss..: .. Is permanent. The level of the bone will not grow back, so that damage is permanent. The gum tissue, through treatment (surgical and non-surgical) can recontour, decreasing pocket depth. ...Read more

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What is the difference between real periodontal pockets from false ones?

What is the difference between real periodontal pockets from false ones?

Bone loss: "real" pockets are due to bone loss and subsequent loss of the attachment complex on the root surface. Pseudopockets are caused by hyperinflammed gum tissue, the is swollen and bleeds but no bone loss is involved. Psuedopockets can be just a tender to clean as "real ones" and may require local anesthesia for a thorough cleaning. ...Read more

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