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Victor is a colleague of mine. He is a sadist. He enjoys hurting his colleagues. How should he be dealt with?
When breaking a bone or other serious injury, should you keep the victim conscious or let him or her pass out?
It's not your choice: If they're going to pass out, you can't prevent it. What you want to do though, is if you think they're going to pass out make sure they don't fall and hurt themselves. Help them gently to the ground. Our 1st instinct when someone is going down is to try to help them back up or to sit them up. Don't do that. The reason we pass our is so our head goes down to get more blood to our brain. ...Read more
Learn to hide it: You're eighteen years old and you can't put sexual thoughts out of your mind or always avoid getting excited. Learn to keep others from noticing. Briefs are better because you can keep it in the center pointed up. Put your hands in your pocket. Pull down on the hoodie. Stand crooked. It's part of the adventure -- and even fun -- of your new body. Best wishes. ...Read more
If possible: The risks to the victim include bleeding from injury, crushing impairing breathing and the risk of the vehicles catching fire. If possible and relatively safe, get them out of these. Another issue is that the cause of some crashes follow an event like a heart attack which may also need to been addressed. ...Read more
MANY WAYS: Some feel tricks exist. One is simple--learn self-defense. Another is make sure you are not projecting an image of weakness, worry or sadness--some grades have routine bullying. Do discuss with parent. Involving school can be of use if they are big prevention locations. In florida prevention is poor. This will end. Make sure a depression is treated. Learn verbal sparring and making jokes=power. ...Read more
No one wins.: If one is bullied either emotionally or physically, revenge is not the answer (check out the new tv show that dissects the complexities). Learn an approach to stand up to the bullying that will raise yourself esteem, and make the aggressor look silly. If you are young, consider informing the bully's parents directly. Or be the bigger person, and ignore the bullying, slough it off. ...Read more
You don't: You want to get a boner / erection when you are close with somebody that you like in a romantic way. She won't be offended. In fact, this must happen if you are going to be a father someday. If anybody has told you it's wrong to get an erection like this, make a mental note that person is a fool or just not to be trusted. And congratulations on your changing body and on growing up. ...Read more
Seek help: Sorry this is the problem for you, you are doing the right thing by seeking help. Suggest you call local police agency and ask for victims assistance department, they can help you with counseling and even safe houses if needed. If you are injured please go to local emergency room. ...Read more
Bones: There is no such thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Enjoy being young. You might want to talk with a few sensible adults about your changing body -- maybe even dad. ...Read more
Not a "condition": Domestic violence is not a condition, it's a horrible situation in which some people find themselves. Many factors lead both to the violence and to the decision of the victim to stay in that situation. If you are that person, avail yourself of one of the services locally or nationally that can help you realistically assess options to get out of it. ...Read more
See below: Notify the police.Get a more detailed answer ›
Well: Don't know what your current appearance or health is like. Depending on how you want to change — consider consulting with a nturitionist, personal trainer and esthetician. ...Read more
Risk benefit: The risk of going after the bullet has to weighed against any benefit. Usually, the bullet has no long term effects nor risk for infection. The risk of harm to retrieve the bullet is therefore unacceptable. In some specific circumstances the bullet must be removed. Rarely, the bullet will drag some clothing or other debris and cause an infection. ...Read more
Yes: This has been known to happen when people are bullied to the point that they see no escape and begin having difficulty thinking about the consequences of their actions. If you are being bullied it is vital that you talk to someone you trust about what you are experiencing. ...Read more
Aed distance: As long as you are not touching anything in contact with defibrillator or victim you are safe. ...Read more
All guys do: This gets less when you're maybe in your 30s, but you can expect this for the rest of your healthy life. You might talk with a few older guys -- maybe even dad knows more than you think. Embrace your masculinity and challenge yourself to love wisely and responsibly when the time comes. Best wishes. ...Read more
A common source is old lead paint. Others may be lead glaze, lead in water pipes etc. Insects do not transfer lead. See this site for more information.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lead-poisoning/basics/definition/con-20035487 ...Read more
That's normal: This will happen at your age even if you have daily ejaculations. Do what you can so that it's not obvious, go about your business, and enjoy being young. Understand it as a promise of the possibility of being a good husband and a good father as life becomes more complicated and demanding. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is 5'2 and 95 pounds too thin? I'm naturally this weight, and I'm not boney or anything. Should I gain weight, or am I fine?
You are likely: To be a little underweight. If you are female — 99 pounds would be on the very low side of normal. 110 would be spot on and up to 121 pounds is fine too. Discuss your weight with your physician who can help determine if you need to gain weight. ...Read more
I am naturally big-boned. I've exercised so much for 6 months and come down from 139ib to 115ib and now I can't go further. I'm I ok at 115ib?
Knowing height would:
Knowing height would help, but if you have a large frame, you may be "there." I would suggest you have your body's percent fat analyzed. For a male your age 13-19% would be fine. Since you are a twenty-seven year old male, you may be leaner than that.
Leaness beyond 8% is dangerous! ...Read more
Victim of workplace bullying for three months. Denied it when I escalated situation, now things are even worse because my credibility is questioned.?
Bullying: I am very sorry as I know workplace bullying can be devastating. I wrote about this experience in "managing the stress of success" featured on the soundmindz. Org website and in blogs on the site as well. Seek help from your eap or consult a clinical psychologist familiar with the issue, you can get a referral from your doctor. My best. ...Read more
Humans: Of our major plague like illnesses, smallpox is somewhat unique in having no animal or insect carrier. Exposure to infective material from humans was the only known form of transmission. This aided eradication as immunized health providers created a "wall" around active cases. The WHO offered a bounty for reporting any cases as the illness wound down & none were found in the wild after 1977. ...Read more
Hallucinations: Charles bonnet syndrome is the occurence of visual hallucinations in blind people, especially those with retinal disease. Patients who experience these should be reassured that they are not psychiatric in nature. ...Read more