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Pubs Rh (Overview)

PUBS Rh is the percutaneous umbilical blood sample (PUBS) Rh test, which is performed on a sample of blood from the baby's umbilical cord.


Pubs Rh (Overview)

PUBS Rh is the percutaneous umbilical blood sample (PUBS) Rh test, which is performed on a sample of blood from the baby's umbilical cord.


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What exactly happens to a boy during puberty and when does it start and end?

What exactly happens to a boy during puberty and when does it start and end?

Hard to define: The classical beginning starts with enlargement of the testis as it begins to make more male hormones.Since no-one sits around measuring these daily, gradual changes in growth, muscularity, skin eruptions etc appear and people notice.Some consider the end of bony growth as one end of puberty.Many consider the brain changes that finish about 25 as the true end. ...Read more

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Describe what seconday sex characteristics the sexes go thru during puberty?

Describe what seconday sex characteristics the sexes go thru during puberty?

Pubertal changes: Bothe boys&girl undergo puberty at diff. Ages. Girls usually start with breast budding & then have axillary& pubic hair develop&then will go on to have menses.Boys will have pubic hair, axillary hair, deepening of their voice & adam's apple develop & penile gowth along with testicular size increase. The boys also start to get more muscular.Both boys & girls develop oiliness of skin and acne. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it safe to go to a pub with a nut allergy?

Can you tell me is it safe to go to a pub with a nut allergy?

It depends: If you have lief-threatening even to a little dust of nuts in the air, you should not go. If you can be near other people who eat nuts and peanuts (peanuts are not nuts, they are legumes), you are probably going to be fine as long as you don't eat them. Still, have self-injectable epinephrine and an antihistamine with you IF you had severe reactions in the past. ...Read more

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Have i really not went through puberty at the age of 20 and with the following information? I am a 20 year old male and my penis is 2 inches long (non erect), my voice is not deep, my testicals have not dropped or look bigger from years ago, and I do not

Have i really not went through puberty at the age of 20 and with the following information? I am a 20 year old male and my penis is 2 inches long (non erect), my voice is not deep, my testicals have not dropped or look bigger from years ago, and I do not

Totally possible: If you haven't developed the characteristics of an adult male, eapecially when it comes to your genitals, it is possible that your testosterone never did its job. You should consult with a hormone specialist (endocrinologist) for a good work up after talking to your primary doc. ...Read more

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What is the evolutionary purpose of pubic hair?

What is the evolutionary purpose of pubic hair?

Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more

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One in a while I shave my pubic hair is it dangerous?

One in a while I shave my pubic hair is it dangerous?

No: It is not dangerous to shave the pubic hairs. Be careful not to accidentally cut sensitive areas. Do not store the shaving blade in the shower that is constantly moist. And, do not reuse the shaving blade without adequately cleaning its surface. ...Read more

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What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional supplements, have your fillings removed, and generally suck you into a expensive racket. They exude warmth and this is the one thing that may make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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