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Doctor insights on: Vernix Caseosa

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Why are some babies born without vernix?

Why are some babies born without vernix?

Overdue: Usually babies who are overdue (40-41 weeks) are usually born without vernix and do have wrinkly skin. ...Read more

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I heard that vernix found on babies is good for your gut health - is this true?

I heard that vernix found on babies is good for your gut health - is this true?

Unlikely: I couldn't think of any reason it would.This vernix, is composed of dead skin cells,hair and other debris from the sterile environment that surrounds baby.Many cosmetic firms use the material(obtained from cattle) as a collagen basis for cold cream. For this basic collagen (skin protein) to aid to the digestive system doesn't pass my BS filter. ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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Is same safe?

Is same safe?

Generally, Yes: Same is used in many european countries to treat depression as well as other diseases. That said, before taking any supplement, discuss it with your doctor especially if you are taking any other medications since many otherwise safe medications can become unsafe when combined with each other or with medications. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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Is lead safe ?

Is lead safe ?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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