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Snotty nose: Snotty nose can be due to viral infection, too much mucous due to allergy. Saline drops can be used to unblock nose. If baby gets high fever, rashes, too sleepy, not arouse able, not wetting nappies, not accepting feeds then please see a doctor. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Skin docs like spots: Dermatologists enjoy checking spots. There are many kinds of spots, most of which are ok, but a few are skin cancers. Light colored spots can be a fungus infection (tinea versicolor). Sun damage causes freckles and other spots. Moles can be there at birth, but more appear later. At a skin doctor's office, spots may be frozen off, scraped off, lasered off, burned off with chemicals, etc... ...Read more
Choosing gender: No. As I am sure you know, couples have been trying to choose gender for all of history. There is no way to do this. Nature wins on this one. ...Read more
Bed bugs?: Yes. Here are some tell tale signs that your hotel room could be infested w bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on bedding. Blood smears usually turn black over time. Second you may see amber colored “shells” which occurs when the bed bug sheds it's exoskeleton. A third sign of infestation is bug feces on sheets (brown- black dots). The fourth sign can occur with a heavy infestation – >. ...Read more
When I look at the sky or in sunlight I see lines of smoke and see a tiny but spotty what is this? And how can I make it better
Aids in conduction: Myelin sheath is a substance covering the peripheral nerves acting almost like the plastic you see covering a basic electrical wire. It offers not only protection to some degree but allows for a more rapid conduction of an impulse along the length of a nerve. The myelin also had tiny divits or nodes along its length that allow for the impulse to " jump" from node allowing for faster conduction. ...Read more
Doesn't work: This is a "pop" method of planning the sex of a baby based on timing of intercourse. The original idea was that y-chromosome-bearing sperms could move faster as they we lighter, or something. It totally failed a simple controlled study http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/full/10.1056/nejm199512073332301 anything you can dream up will find proponents and people who swear by it. Forgive my frankness. ...Read more
This method makes plausible explanation in the prediction of the gender of an offspring. Just like any method or theory, there's no guarantee it would work most of the time. Godspeed!
http://www. Ovulation-calculator. Com/shettlesmethod. Htm ...Read more
Folliculitis is not likely to spread through sharing of bed sheets, unless the other party is immunodeficient.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Wound care: Coloplast sheets can be helpful. Wound care needs a team and frequent visits. As your wound heals, the products used will likely be changed and modified. The costs of these products can be addressed with your doc and insurance coverage. There are less expensive options or alternative options. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Yes because it can provide for a moist wound environment and protect the wound from desiccation and trauma. ...Read more
Not much: This is a description used more to acknowledge that they are evident in a particular location but not of a size or character that deserves any special attention. ...Read more
Not helpful: Not likely to help to repel. Use deet sparingly. ...Read more
No definite: Unfortunately while axons are known to grow at an approximate rate of 1 mm/day, there is less known about myelin rates of growth. If you like research papers try searching online for "axon-glia interaction and membrane traffic in myelin formation" by robin white in frontiers in cellular neuroscience. It's technical but provides summary of what scientists are exploring now. ...Read more
Yes, but...: They're safe, but cotton feels a lot better. If you want slippery, go for satin. ...Read more
If you have any: Concerns for your safety - call 911 for police assistance. It is not worth risking your safety to handle a potentially dangerous situation without professional help. Take care. ...Read more
If you are not: Having any residual effects - would not be too concerned. ...Read more
Antibiotic/steroid: Cold weather causes rhinorrhea. Coming into the warm air should help dry the nostrils but if you continue having stuffy nose, perhaps you have sinusitis and will need something like a penicillin for up to six weeks. Nasonex (mometasone) may also help twice daily. Doubt its an allergy to the cold but an oral antihistamine may also help. ...Read more
Likely: The air from the dryer vent probably has small fabric fibers in it and that is not good to breathe. ...Read more
Our info sheet says a light lunch day before had a turkey sandwich is that ok as other say nothing?
Turkey Sandwich: That's a light lunch, compared to a heavy lunch that makes you feel like skipping dinner. ...Read more
Whenever I get cold I get very spotty? Is this normal? Everyone thinks this is abnormal. I have a pic on my profile
SEEING SPOTS!: Though viruses can cause rashes and other skin lesions, certain bacterial infections can also produce skin symptoms. Strep infections come to mind. Can't provide further recommendation without getting further clinical information and seeing the "spots". Please feel free to connect with me via my inbox for a consult and further recommendations. ...Read more