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If I where to be stuck in the forest with unlimited water but no food and 20% body fat how long will I survive its, for a bet its more than a week rit?

If I where to be stuck in the forest with unlimited water but no food and 20% body fat how long will I survive its, for a bet its more than a week rit?

Yes you would surviv: Although this is only a theoretical exercise for you, it is reality for millions of people in various third world countries around the world. It takes a long time to starve to death, but it is not a pleasant experience. ...Read more

Orthosis (Definition)

An orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve function of movable ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: orthosis?

What is the definition or description of: orthosis?

See below: An orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve function of movable parts of the body. ...Read more

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How can I get rit of a lipoma and how does affect it to my health?

How can I get rit of a lipoma and how does affect it to my health?

Minor Surgery: Lipomas are benign growths of fatty tissue, usually found just under the skin. They can grow anywhere on the body. Unless they get so large they push on some vital structure, they generally cause no serious problems. They are treated by excision, which can be done in the office or operating room depending in the size & location of the tumor, as well as the your surgeons preference. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to get rit of vagina bed small?

How to get rit of vagina bed small?

Malodor: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I got ingrow hairs for over a year now, they look like white bumps really small and they itch terribly. Whats the best solution to get rit of them?

I got ingrow hairs for over a year now, they look like white bumps really small and they itch terribly. Whats the best solution to get rit of them?

Clip the hairs: Clip the hairs above the bumps with scissors(not shave) and wash the area with phisoderm or hibiclens to keep the bacterial skin count down to a minimum. The hair follicle bumps(flolliculitis) will usually go away on the labia and pubic mound(mons veneris). If they persists see the md. ...Read more

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My HIV test report say Non reactive by RIT Methods are mentioned. 1) Rapid immunochromatographic test 2)ELFA Why RIT mentioned specifically in result?

My HIV test report say Non reactive by RIT
Methods are mentioned. 
1) Rapid immunochromatographic test
2)ELFA
Why RIT mentioned specifically in result?

It is common,: especially in HIV testing where there are several methods, to indicate which method is used. There are at least 4 generations of HIV tests....each successive generation provides more accuracy and earlier definitive results. The two methods mentioned in your question are earlier generation tests; final follow-up testing at least at 3 months after exposure, and possibly 12 months, may be recommended ...Read more

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What is ankle foot orthosis?

What is ankle foot orthosis?

A custom brace: A standard ankle foot orthoses (afo) is a custom-moulded brace made from a mould of your foot and ankle fabricated with a light weight durable plastic material designed to support your foot and ankle. ...Read more

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Not feeling normal all day. Symptoms headache, hot & cold flashes, jaw discomfort. Should i worry. What's going on with me? Please help don't feel rit

Not feeling normal all day. Symptoms headache, hot & cold flashes, jaw discomfort. Should i worry. What's going on with me? Please help don't feel rit

See your doctor soon: Headache and hot flashes at your age isn't normal ; should be worked up further by your doctor to determine the cause.With additional cold flashes and jaw pain, you want to have your doctor do a physical, and possibly order lab tests based on your medical, family, social, and sexual histories to best determine which system is affected, and needs work up.That's the most accurate way to know for sure. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is ankle foot orthosis(afo)?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is ankle foot orthosis(afo)?

AFO brace.: It is a form of ankle brace connected to an arch-support-type shoe insert or device, called orthosis (adjective: orthotic). ...Read more

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What treat should be of following sypmtoms Pain radiate from back to left leg and difficulty in moving legs and high bp 180/100, abdomen pain on rit s?

What treat should be of following sypmtoms
Pain radiate from back to left leg and difficulty in moving legs and high bp 180/100, abdomen pain on rit s?

R/O DISC DISEASE: Your description of the pain sounds neuropathic in nature . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam. Full lab tests including TFTS /Vit b12/Vit d/ Lyme disease. If symptoms persist an you have increased knee reflexes, MRI of brain would be needed to evaluate for MS. If reflexes are weak or foot drop is present. Mri of lumbar spine is needed to rule out herniated disc . HTN NEEDS TO BE W/U also ...Read more

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My pap smear for last yr was normal took test 2 weeks ago and have to wait 1 more wk for result if something was wrong would the lab contact my gyno rit?

My pap smear for last yr was normal took test 2 weeks ago and have to wait 1 more wk for result if something was wrong would the lab contact my gyno rit?

That's right: If it is normal they will send you a normal result from the ob/gyn office they will be contacted first regardless of the results and they're obligated to forward that information to you very quickly. It may take a week up to a month for the ob/gyn department to send you the results so don't worry sometimes it takes a while. ...Read more

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I have small itchy white bumps on my rit arms thats always in the sun? Help please theyre the size of a pinhead and itchy clustered and individual?!

I have small itchy white bumps on my rit arms thats always in the sun? Help please theyre the size of a pinhead and itchy clustered and individual?!

Keratosis pilaris: The small itchy white spots may be keratosis pilaris which is a benign skin disease. Try using 14percent Lactic Acid if you can buy it over the counter, otherwise see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am trying to pay to message a doctor and it says there's an error in putting my information in and i know I have money on card and i kno info is rit?

Contact support: The doctors that are reading this aren't able to help you; contact healthtap support directly https://www.Healthtap.Com/#pages/contact_us. ...Read more

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Testicles hurt after bike injury, my rit testes hurts so does my left, but only sometimes. I've been diagnosed by varicocele. How can get rid of pain?

Testicles hurt after bike injury, my rit  testes hurts so does my left, but only sometimes. I've been diagnosed by varicocele. How can get rid of pain?

Scrotal support,: Varicocele sometimes cause pain , try scrotal support ( jockey strap ) if it does not releif your pain you may cosider surgery for the varicocele. ...Read more

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I have alws acidity problem and stomach pain in rit side why?

I have alws acidity problem and stomach pain in rit side why?

Various risk factors: Multiple factors predispose people to gerd and stomach pain . Poor eating habits, laying down after heavy meals, alcoholic beverages, nsaids, smoking and possible h pylori infection. Rarely gastrin producing tumors. May need egd if presumptive treatment with protons pump inhibitors is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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Any ideas on where i can buy a metal and leather AFO (ankle foot orthosis brace) ?

Any ideas on where i can buy a metal and leather AFO (ankle foot orthosis brace) ?

DME supplier: There are many DME (durable medical equipment) suppliers in CA. However, I recommend you see a qualified specialist (podiatrist or orthopedist) for evaluation and prescription for the correct brace. They can give you guidance on the best place to have it made and in many cases they can have the brace made for you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain since 3 months in one leg. My foot as always had an internal rotation. It's never been treated. Orthopedics or orthosis?

I am experiencing  knee pain since 3 months in one leg. My foot as always had an internal rotation. It's never been treated. Orthopedics or orthosis?

Orthopedics: See an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate all the possible issues with your situation. Going straight to orthotics assumes you have a firm diagnosis which you don't have at this point. ...Read more