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If I am new to sex is it normal to have light pink stains on underwear during the first few times? Thank you :)
Sex: Yes this is common. You probably have small micro tears in the vaginal canal from penile entry. The small amount of blood is mixing with vaginal secretions and causing a pink frothy residue. Just clean your vagina after sex to prevent urinary tract infections, with water and non abrasive cleansers. ...Read more
What could be the cause of black stains in my underwear? It is almost a week now. I'm already done with my period. Please help. Thanks.
It may be spotting: Of dark blood. Dark blood is usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. May be residual from your period or hormonal imbalance. ...Read more
Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks
Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more
When I have an orgasm/squirt it smells a bit like pee? It sometimes stains my bedsheets. Is it actually pee or female ejaculation?? Thanks
My daughter has a red rash on her chin cheeks and chest....It looks like a stain though. She has had it for about a week now...Help! Thanks?
The description...: ...Makes me wonder if this isn't fifth disease? Go see her doctor in any case. ...Read more
I put a sticker on my hand and when I took it off it left a dark stain on my skin I tried to exfoliate it but it didn't work, is it serious? Thanks
Having brownish discharge, just stains, not like a period. I am 11 weeks pregnant. What does it mean? Thanks.
Several options: The cervix easily bleeds during pregnancy (usually spotting) and may react this way to intercourse. If brown, this usually indicates no active bleeding yet vaginal infections may also present this way. See your doctor if this continues or is accompanied by bright red bleeding and/or cramping. ...Read more
Is there anyway to fix caries stains? I have a brown carie stain on my front tooth that I really want to get rid of. Will it go away with teeth bleaching? Can I do it at home? Thanks
Caries: If you really want to get rid of caries you need to see a dentist for treatment. The on, y way to fix caries, cavities with by having the decay removed and the tooth restored. This will look like your natural tooth. Without treating this will get bigger, look worse, be more painful. ...Read more
If I use coal tar shampoo for seborheic dematitis on scalp, won't it stain my blond hair? Is there an alternative that wont? Thanks!
Will stain: Several dandruff shampoos are useful. Besides tar you can get selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, and zinc pyrithione shampoos. The generics are just as good but cost less. You will see selsun, nizoral, head & shoulders, T-Sal, DHS, etc. You can use in a daily shower and wash ears & face while you are at it. ...Read more
Hi, I had a barium swallow x-ray in February, which was normal. Now having some minor issues. Also coughing some blood stained sputum, Is it possible for Esophageal cancer to be advanced now 10 months later. How long does it take to develop. Thanks.
Barium swallow: Barium swallow may miss esophageal cancer. Upper endoscopy is the gold standard for diagnosis. Coughing up blood is not a characteristic symptom of esophageal cancer but an examination of the mouth, posterior nasal area and throat as well as a tracheal, bronchial and lung evaluation if coughing up blood occurs. ...Read more
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Can I get hpv if my penis tip accidentally touch a DRIED, Dirty panties stain? Please help! I'm worrying, just make the answer simple pls. Thank you
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. Upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
Possible fungal: Infection. Please get examined and treated with a prescription antifungal medication. ...Read more
My mom recently got these white stain on her legs, thighs, hands, and arms. What is this and how do we get rid of it. Thank you.
Mean BP: I'm guessing you are not interested in the concept of mean arterial pressure which incorporates aspects of systolic & diastolic pressure. Mean or average BP is the same thing. When trying to assess effectiveness of BP control I tell my patients to keep a log of BP & hr so we can average or take a mean of those values & make treatment decisions at their next office visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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What's in the neb?: It depends what medication you are administering in the neb. If it is albuterol, which has stimulatory effects it may cause an increase in the heart rate, agitation, sweating, hyperactivity. If it is an inhaled steroid like budesonide, you should not see any acute side effects, however different studies show long term use may effect growth temporarily. ...Read more
Growing up: It is very unlikely at age eighteen that you will grow any taller. ...Read more
You are 32.5%=obese: Log on to the national heart lung and blood institute for some guidance. ...Read more
Hemoglibin: Your hemoglobin is high additional work up needed. Can be driven by low oxygen tension. Do you live at altitude. Were you a smoker with underlying lung disease. There is a condition called polycythemia rubra vera which is a bone marrow condition treated with phlebotomy. You need to complete evaluation which includes arterial blood gas measurement and if normal erythropoitin level. ...Read more
That's just fine: This is right at the average for a guy when he's excited. The pictures on the internet have created something of a distorted idea of what a guy is supposed to look like. A guy who's really big is at a disadvantage -- he's incompatible with many women, has less ability to stimulate the most sensitive nerves at the front & probably can't get as hard. Enjoy what you have & use it responsibly. ...Read more