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What is the definition or description of: salmon patch?

What is the definition or description of: salmon patch?

Group of birth marks: Salmon patch is the name given to a group of birth marks in babies which is caused by expansion or dilatation of capillaries if on the face it is called angel kisses and they usually go away by 1to2 years of age on neck or back there are called stork bite which do not go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a salmon patch?

How do I get rid of a salmon patch?

Depends: If this in on you then a laser may help to get rid of it. If you are talking about a child of yours then often time will allow most to fade. It might be best for you to see a doctor who treats these types of things to know what may be best and if the diagnosis is correct. Consider seeing a dermatologist, plastic surgeon or ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can anyone have a salmon patch birth mark?

Can anyone have a salmon patch birth mark?

Sure: Salmon patches (aka stork bites and angel kisses) are pretty common. Up to half of all babies will have something like this. Most gradually fade away but many adults have them all through life. ...Read more

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I have random patches of little flat hives only on my stomach, a couple on the hips, not itchy. Not bug bites, salmon colored, 2 months no improvement?

I have random patches of little flat hives only on my stomach, a couple on the hips, not itchy. Not bug bites, salmon colored, 2 months no improvement?

Hives ?: Two months of a rash, which looks like hives to you needs to be evaluated. Hives usually do itch as they are a histamine response and are not typically always in the same place. This sounds more like flat warts. In any case exam and evaluation by your primary physician or a Dermatologist is needed. ...Read more

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Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Part of, or totally?: Salmon roe can be a part of a well balanced diet-high in salt though. It is not a healthy diet in itself (even with vinegared rice). ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

No: Salmon is rich in desirable omega 3`s and is an excellent source of protein. It`s a lot healthier than eating red meat 5 times a week. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

Uncooked salmon: Was is lox (brined salmon)? If yes, you are probably fine. Was it flash frozen sushi ? If yes, you are probably fine. However, eaten fresh uncooked salmon could lead to infection. ...Read more

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A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

Let's think about it: If this were NOT true, somebody would have made it up. And you're right -- this is food fantasy from "natural healing / miracle food" websites. Salmon is salmon. There's an understandable, emotional human tendency to think "closer to nature is better". We'd have much less salmon, and in fact be unable to support 7 billion people, on "natural farming / fishing / gathering." ...Read more

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Is salmon good for asthmatics?

Is salmon good for asthmatics?

Good if no allergy: There is no reason why salmon could not be good for individual with asthma assuming no fish allergy. Enjoy salmon! ...Read more

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Is eating too much salmon bad for you?

Is eating too much salmon bad for you?

It can be: Eating too much of anything can be a bad thing. As an extreme people have died from water poisoning from drinking too much water. If you eat so much salmon that you are excluding other important nutrients and foods in your diet than it may be too much. If you are healthy and fit and have a balanced diet it may be ok. Honestly ask someone you trust, if they think you are eating too much. ...Read more