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What are jock straps good for?

What are jock straps good for?

Jock straps: Support a male's genitalia when engaged in vigorous activities (like exercise or sports) ...Read more

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What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

Very few to humans: Most diseases infecting cats spread from cat to cat, not from cat to human. You're more likely to catch an infectious disease from the person standing in line with you at the grocery store than from a cat. Cats should not be thought of as vectors for disease transmission. Infectious diseases can only spread from cats to humans via direct contact with either the cat or its feces. ...Read more

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If bitten by a stray dog, what do you do first?

If bitten by a stray dog, what do you do first?

Dog bite: First, wash the wound well with soap and water and apply antibiotic. Secondly, investigate the immunization record of the dog especially against rabies. If it was a stray dog or the status of the dog's Rabies Vaccine has expired, it's important for him to receive rabies Immune Globulin and start rabies vaccination. The easiest thing to do is visit your nearest hospital's ed. ...Read more

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How can I make sure I follow my diet and not stray?

How can I make sure I follow my diet and not stray?

Weight maintenance: The most important thing is check your weight once or twice a month to know how you are doing, also make sure to make changes to your diet if you notice your wright is going up, do not wait till you are twenty pounds before you look for the problem, early intervention is easy and productive. I recommend an app for calorie counting like my fitness pal to see what is your average calorie intake, . ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is it to share a straw with someone?

How harmful for your health is it to share a straw with someone?

Why do it anytime?: That is a weird question. With people you know who have no active infections or chronic diseases, not a likely problem. With strangers, why would you even consider it? ...Read more

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What to do if I have heard about the straw technique but does it work?

What to do if I have heard about the straw technique but does it work?

Which one?: There is a STRAW technique used for heart disease and the Straw technique for singers. Which do you mean? Ask again and clarify. Also say why you are thinking about using it: your problem, that is. ...Read more

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From dr point what can I say to a person who dose not believe me, that a friend is snorting & doing drugs, I even have a cut straw & a small bored.?

From dr point what can I say to a person who dose not believe me, that a friend is snorting & doing drugs, I even have a cut straw & a small bored.?

Some people don't wa: Seeing is believing. Some people don't want to know the truth. The urine drug screen would confirm was going on WHY are you involved with the situation. Moses times best-selling involved with relatives or friends. Usually intervention are confronting individual the group is most effective ...Read more

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Urine straw colored?

Urine straw colored?

Not sure: Urine normaly straw colored may seem dark to you if so pick up water intake. ...Read more

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Is Saran wrap ok for oral sex?

Is Saran wrap ok for oral sex?

No: Best use it for wrapping your tuna sandwich! ...Read more

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When does someone need a Strayer procedure?

When does someone need a Strayer procedure?

Tight calf: The Strayer procedure is the surgical release of gastrocnemius tendon, therefore lengthening it. It is indicated when tightness in the gastroc has not been improved with Achilles tendon stretching. ...Read more

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How do you prepare for a Strayer procedure?

How do you prepare for a Strayer procedure?

Preop Protocol: Just like most surgeries: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight, etc. Some details may vary from one surgeon to another. For me, Strayer is a 20-minute outpatient procedure, and the patient is allowed to walk on their operative leg with walking boot for 2 weeks then stitches are removed followed by 4 to 6 weeks of physical therapy to transition regular shoes and activities. ...Read more

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What are risks from spraying for southern bugs?

The northern ones: May not die?!?! this is a medical site. Please, www a bug site! Seriously. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son won't drink out of a straw?

What do you suggest if my son won't drink out of a straw?

Keep practicing: How old is your son? Some children take to drinking from a straw easier than others. There are also many different varieties of cups with built in straws that can be tried. Some are easier to pull. Try several different styles and keep practicing.
You can also pull water into a straw with your finger closing off one end and hold the straw in son's mouth so he can practice how to pull water out. ...Read more

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What complications are asociated with a Strayer procedure?

What complications are asociated with a Strayer procedure?

Negligible Risks: Calf muscle weakness and musculotendinous junction rupture are 2 possible risks or complications, but these are are rare and circumvented by physical therapy. Nonetheless, the benefits of Strayer on indicated conditions (e.g., spastic equinus, tight gastrosoleal or calf muscle complex, etc) far outweigh these possible risks and complications. ...Read more

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Can I use Saran wrap to protect my skin when icing an injury?

Can I use Saran wrap to protect my skin when icing an injury?

Yes: Using a nonadherent protective covering such as Saran wrap helps to keep ice from sticking to your skin. Using a paper towel or t-shirt material or soft cotton cloth or towel can also help to protect the skin if Saran wrap is not available. ...Read more

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Can you catch any diseases from drinking from someone else's straw?

Can you catch any diseases from drinking from someone else's straw?

GERMS!!!: Many pathogens (bacteria and viruses) can exist and therefore be transmitted through saliva. Although your own mouth contains immune system factors that can often kill many things that find their way into your mouth, The safest approach would be NOT to share drinks with anyone, including those shared through a straw. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I'm breathing through a straw even though I'm not?

Why do I feel like I'm breathing through a straw even though I'm not?

Airway inflammation?: Could be issues with your bronchial tree and airway. Check a breathing test which can be easy way to diagnose in physician office (spirometry/pulmonary function test). This could be related to reactive airways, allergies or asthma. ...Read more

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What to do if a stray dog in my neighborhood has mange, what do I do!?

What to do if a stray dog in my neighborhood has mange, what do I do!?

Consider contacting: Animal control in your neighborhood or the spca. ...Read more

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Can you get sick/catch diseases from sharing drinks? Whether by straw, or rim?

Can you get sick/catch diseases from sharing drinks? Whether by straw, or rim?

Not: Usually however it's a good rule to NOT share unless you KNOW your sharer well!

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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What does it mean for the world if we cure mosquito-borne diseases through spraying?

What does it mean for the world if we cure mosquito-borne diseases through spraying?

A better world: Mosquitos are one of the most dangerous killers on our planet as the transmit several diseases... Malaria alone kills more than 1 million people per year worldwide. Manipulating the physiology of the mosquito, or the environment or both, is being studied right now. ...Read more

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I feel shy to strat bt I.want solution fr my health. Issue. Ll u.help. Me sir plssss?

I feel shy to strat bt I.want solution fr my health. Issue. Ll u.help. Me sir plssss?

Gibberish: Sorry, you won't get an answer to your question because no one who reads it will have any idea what it means. Some advice: If you do repost, use correct spelling and punctuation. What you posted is gibberish. You can't possibly expect anyone to understand it. "strat"? "plsss"? If English is not your native language, get a native English speaker to write it out for you. ...Read more

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Can you get sick and if so what are the symptoms from a stray cat scratches and it broke skin?

Can you get sick and if so what are the symptoms from a stray cat scratches and it broke skin?

Possible infection.: If a cat scratches you, it can introduce bacterial infection into the skin causing an impetigo or even a cellulitis. If there is redness, pain, swelling or frank pus at the site of the scratch, especially if it is worsening or spreading, seek medical assistance immediately. You will need at a minimum oral antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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How can I lose inches overnight for the navy? I need to lose about 4 inches but without a Saran/body wrap

How can I lose inches overnight for the navy? I need to lose about 4 inches but without a Saran/body wrap

The night before: Isn't when you need to start addressing the issue! It is now PFA time again. I see a # of people weekly for appetite suppression ear acupuncture in order for them to get within body fat standards. After 27 years in the Navy - I know how difficult it can be. But, there isn't a safe way to lose 4" in one night. You need to consistently make health a priority. ...Read more

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My10 months old daughter Sarah has been coughing for two weeks do I need to make an Dr appointment or buy o.t.c med.

My10 months old daughter Sarah has been coughing for two weeks do I need to make an Dr appointment or buy o.t.c med.

Make appointment: Yes, you need to make an appointment to see a doctor. Its not normal for babies to cough for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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