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Spine Tattoos For Girls
What do you suggest if my spine deso'nt curve like other girls. when I slouch it's like a c curve and when I sit up straight it's like a a line. why is it that way?
Kyphosis: It sounds like you may have increased curvature in your thoracic spine, or increased kyphosis. This may be something that developed when you were younger (Scheuerman's disease), or may be related to degeneration (aging). See an orthopedist for further evaluation such as x-rays. ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
Back Piece: There is no reason to suspect the tattoo art over the spine is a problem other then the inherent general risk of tattoos in general. Back pieces are popular body art and are places regularly over the spine. Tattoo art does not go below the level of the skin so the spine should be fine. ...Read more
Is tattoo removal safe on back of neck? 2 inch black home tattoo from 11 years ago. Concerned due to location (brain, spine, lymphomas, etc)
Is true that if u have tatto over spine and u are woman and become pregnant doctors may not want to anesthetize u because the ink under the skin?
That depends: That depends on how well-informed your doctor is and whether he/she is susceptible to letting stigma get in the way of appropriate treatment. Epidural anesthesia is possible and safe with a sacral/back tattoo as long as the skin does not appear to be infected (red, swollen, tender). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excessive hair in : females on parts of the body where men usually grow hair is hirsutism. Females of Middle Eastern, South Asian & Mediterranean ancestry are more likely to be hirsute than other ethnicities. Their pediatrician can rule out genetic & other medical disorders that cause ^ed male hormones, androgens, like Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, & check their growth & development. Leave the hair alone for now. ...Read more
I got a tattoo on my back 3 years ago. It's black. Its also upraised along the border at the top and its itchy. :what could this be?
See a dermatologist: Maybe allergy to the ink in the tattoo. ...Read more
My new tattoos are ruined, as boiling water accidentally poured on it, and now it's scarred, would it be okay to go back and get my tattoos re-done?
Yes: Just make sure you know how it effects you before you drive. Also, i hope you are getting it done at a certified tattoo parlor. You can many deadly diseases from improperly cleaned equipment. ...Read more
Ok but use expert: Yes it is usually safe to use a "cover up" tattoo but scars do not behave the same as normal intact skin when it comes to ornamental pigmentation so see an experienced practitioner. ...Read more
Back tattoo: Since you have to lie on your back for your tonsillectomy, you might have some discomfort afterwards. Consider getting your tattoo afterwards. Besides, why would you want a tattoo located where you can't see it and to be sure it is done appropriately to your taste? ...Read more
With all these young men moving back home, what are groundrules for dating? Bringing girls home? Help
Who ever invites a: A relative to stay, or accedes to a request to stay, gets to make the rules: rent?, share expense?, clean-up?, and issues of guests, and the prospect of sleep-overs need to be addressed before the move in, or before the behavior. The term of the stay and the consequences of violating the rules are up for discussion as well. Don't be a chump. ...Read more
Could doing deep knee bends back in 60s girls pe classes cause knee pain and damage? I always wondered.
I had a tattoo yesterday and I just put ointment on it and wrapped it back up with paper towel is that ok?
Should be: A lot of artists prefer to wrap it in saran wrap. Paper should be okay but may cause more drying than wanted ...Read more
Is it true you can't get an epidural when you have a low back tattoo? I have the chinese symbol for "love" and it's about 3-4inches tall.
No more than 4 boys: I'm not aware of that horseback riding is any more dangerous for women than for men. After all, if you fall off, you fall off. Your gender makes no difference in the potential injuries you might sustain. Perhaps if you could be a bit more explicit in your concern/question . . ...Read more
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See a doctor: Fatigue has many possible causes. A complete medical evaluation might lead to a cause and successful treatment. ...Read more
I know that girls that battle anorexia or extreme dieting lose their periods. Do they get it back?
Most do, not all: In order to get your periods back you must regain adequate weight. Exercise may interfere with return of menstruation, too, and (annoyingly) may need to be drastically limited during the recovery period, even after weight is adequate. Dieting is very bad for the hormones in nearly every setting. When periods do not return it is usually because of low weight&/or too much exercise. ...Read more