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Bought Hair La Vie vitamins 4 hair. I got a reaction . An agent on phone said it was called a niacin flush.That should take w/ big meal. Is this safe?

Bought Hair La Vie vitamins 4 hair. I got a reaction . An agent on phone said it was  called a niacin flush.That should take w/ big meal. Is this safe?

Niacin flush: If the reaction is due to niacin then you would want to take an aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes prior to the vitamin containing niacin. This will prevent the flush. Also a meal with some fat in it is helpful. ...Read more

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Will looking down at your Phone all the time result in forward head posture? I feel my head looks a little bit forward now.

Will looking down at your
Phone all the time result in forward head posture? I feel my head looks a little bit forward now.

Slouching: Slouching at your computer, desk, or smart phone for prolonged periods can get you in the habit of slouching or walking with round shoulders. This poor posture is something you must avoid as it can become a lifetime habit and presents a negative image to others. ...Read more

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My phone fell and hit my one month old on the head should i be worried?

My phone fell and hit my one month old on the head should i be worried?

No: A cell phone is light and shouldn't cause major damage. Follow up for any unusual behavior, vomiting or any swelling that looks more than a bruise. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have an endoscapy when you have a head cold?

Is it safe to have an endoscapy when you have a head cold?

Yes and no: It is safe to have an upper GI endoscopy with a head cold, but you are reliant on breathing through your nose. If you have a head cold, it will be more difficult to breathe and the procedure may be more uncomfortable. ...Read more

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I am taking zenobid tablets from last ten years for head pain, it is safe?

Zenobid: This is a brand of naproxen, one of the nsaids. Long-term regular use necessitates checking your blood & liver/kidney functions. Consult your pcp. ...Read more

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What's safe to take for head ache if I have tinnitus .

What's safe to take for head ache if I have tinnitus .

Acetaminophen best: Any NSAID like aspirin, ibuprofen, Naproxen has the potential to cause or exacerbate tinnitus but not typically in the standard doses. If you need something stronger, then see a doctor to discuss the multitude of other analgesics that can be prescribed for headache, as well as better diagnosing and fully treating the problem. ...Read more

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Why do my ears ache while doing cardio? I am not using head phones

Why do my ears ache while  doing cardio? I am not using head phones

Perhaps...: This may be due to different things in different people. Possibly due to decreased blood flow to the ears in some after exercising. Others may have a phenomenon known as Eustachian Tube Dysfunction causing sensation of fullness due to pressure changes brought about with exercise. While nothing can be done about the first, for the 2nd, trying holding nose and gently blowing to clear your ears. ...Read more

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Is it bad to put a cell phone to your head if it is searching for coverage or there is no service?

Is it bad to put a cell phone to your head if it is searching for coverage or there is no service?

No: There are reports of cognitive decline if you are constantly having your cell phone too close to the ears all the time. We want to use the speaker function if possible. There is no conclusive reports available ...Read more

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When its safe to shower the head,when there is a stiches on the forehead,and 48 hours already passed?

When its safe to shower the head,when there is a stiches on the forehead,and 48 hours already passed?

Here are some...: Asking your surgeon is the best thing to do for right answer although for most of cases a clean uneventful skin closure should seal in 48 hrs, but for precaution, I advised my patient still keep such incision as dry & clean as possible for at least 3-5 days. So, take shower but protect and avoid the incision. On more life reality. go to http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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If my phone slipped from a very small distance and hit my 2 month old in the side of the head (not near ss or temple) should I be worried?

If my phone slipped from a very small distance and hit my 2 month old in the side of the head (not near ss or temple) should I be worried?

Response: As longas your baby is responding normally, i.E rating normally, not more sleepy than usual, hasnt vomited and is cooing and playful i wouldnt worry. ...Read more

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How safe is tying a scarf on your head when having a headache. This is practice used in my culture for a long time and it just dawn on me why?

How safe is tying a scarf on your head when having a headache. This is practice used in my culture for a long time and it just dawn on me why?

No medical reasoning: Apart from providing a comfort measure there is no evidence that wearing a scarf around the head can help with the headache in any way ...Read more

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Is it safe to use betadine solution on babies head?

Depends: This is a commonly used disinfectant.I routinely use it for preparing skin for suturing on almost any body surface. I make an effort to remove any residual betadine after the procedure.Leaving it on is thought to increase risk of sensitizing the skin to the product making future use likely to cause a rash. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply bacitracin on the head of the penis?

Yes: That is not a problem. The question is, why do you think it is needed. Bacterial infections to the glans penis are not common. ...Read more

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My ear feels like its ringing into my head if im on my cell phone alot. What is that?

My ear feels like its ringing into my head if im on my cell phone alot. What is that?

Tinnitus: What you are describing is tinnitus. I suspect you have it even when not using the cell phone. Tinnitus is very common and usually but not always associated with hearing loss (usually a high frequency loss). I would recommend getting a hearing test at your local ent's office. Unfortunately, there is no cure for tinnitus. ...Read more

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Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Yes but ...: You always have to ask why is any given test being done? What is being searched for? Is this the best way to do it or is there a better way to get the answer? I don't know enough about your child to answer those questions now but that is what you want to find out. X-Ray machines these days use much lower doses than they did in the past. ...Read more

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Does listening to music with head phones damage hearing?

Possibly: If the volume is too loud with head phones or ear buds like an ipod etc. Then you can very definitely damage your hearing esp. High frequency. The volume should never be so loud that it causes you to not hear someone trying to talk to you or that causes ringing in ears immediately afterwards. Rock concerts can be esp. Bad for this - wearing ear plugs is probably the best way to prevent damage here. ...Read more

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What are safe methods to avoid flat head syndrome in newborn baby?

What are safe methods to avoid flat head syndrome in newborn baby?

Tummy time...: In order to avoid flat head due to constant laying on back it is recommended to give tummy time to the baby while you are watching few times a day for a few minutes. Make sure you are closely supervising the baby and don't leave him(her) alone while the baby is on his(her) abdomen. When leaving the baby alone in his(her)crib ALWAYS put the baby to lay on back. ...Read more