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Doctor insights on: Scary Mace

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What is mace?

What is mace?

Mace: Is tear gas phenacyl chloride dissolved in hydrocarbon solvent to make tear gas. This gas was replaced by less toxic chemical oleoresin capsicum in usa, although older form is still in use in other countries. P.S.: i know all this from a close friend who worked for smith-wesson co. ...Read more

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When do toddlers need a malone procedure (mace)?

When do toddlers need a malone procedure (mace)?

Not enough info: Could you please explain the toddler's medical history and any procedures/surgeries that have been done? Cannot answer without this additional information. ...Read more

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I am 26 yo. Is it scary to get checked for hupothyroidism?

I am 26 yo. Is it scary to get checked for hupothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: No, it is not scary. The physician will ask about symptoms of hypothyroidism (fatigue, weight gain, constipation, feeling cold, dry skin, etc.) do an exam of your neck to check the thyroid and some other tests such as tendon reflexes. Then a blood test will be done to check thyroid hormone levels. The results of all this information will be put together and a diagnosis then made. ...Read more

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I need to get scary and muscular?

I need to get scary and muscular?

Lifting is good 4 u: This is going to take a lot of hard work doing resistance in the gym. Don't try steroids -- instead of looking great and earning respect (good "scary"), you'll damage your health and probably act stupid (bad "scary"). An hour a day five times a week minimum if you want impressive muscles, and get some creatine and ask your physician if an electronic muscle stimulator is right for you. ...Read more

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Is it scary going to the gynocologist?

Is it scary going to the gynocologist?

No it shouldn't be: If you have never seen a gynecologist or had a pelvic exam it is normal to be a little nervous the first time but, in general, it shouldn't be scary. Find a gynecologist that will take their time and explain what they are doing and the exam should not be painful. A good experience during your first trip to the gynecologist will make future visits less scary. ...Read more

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How to avoid the scary thoughts in my head?

How to avoid the scary thoughts in my head?

See your doctor: Scary thought in your head might be due to anxiety stress or sometimes an early sign of certain psychiatric conditions. Usually all of these can be helped with seeing a specialist who can evaluate and recommend appropriate treatment. If there is a family history of mental/psychiatric illnesses more reasons to see a physician. Good luck ...Read more

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Scare to use tampons for first time..... Tips?

Scare to use tampons for first time..... Tips?

First tampon try: Tampons can easily be inserted around and through even a virginal hymen with care. Try lubricating the end of the tampon with a water soluble gel like K-Y and then place a leg up on a chair or toilet seat. Find the vaginal opening, then hold your breath and gently push down like you are going to have a bowel movement while inserting the tampon.(Valsalva maneuver) to open the vagina easier. ...Read more