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Couple times today had nanosecond sharp pain under right rib cage. Went away instantly. No other symptoms. Voodoo doll? (Kidding) possibilities?
Pain under ribs: Well only about 1000 causes so need more information. So think and observe it more and send much more detail on what brings it on, makes it better etc. Which side for example? Most likely gas. ...Read more
Calories burned, is it all voodoo? HR monitor, Elliptical, and online calculators differ by up to 50%. Is one more accurate? I'm 250 lbs, FFM 180 lbs
Beware the machines: While exercise machines attempt to alert users of calories burned and wattage acheived, the reality is unless in a sport medicine clinic, you probably are not getting accurate results. I am a strong proponent of regular exercise, and then increasing intensity and duration as tolerated. However, it is what you put in your body that is going to make the biggest difference to your fitness goals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am allergic to White Lilies. My first contact was White Lily extract, not pollen. Does this mean that I should avoid all forms/colors of Lily?
Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley" can also cause cardiac problems. As for contact allergies, as long as you wash your hands after contact, i would think you are safe. ...Read more
Husband bought me lilies for v-day. 38 weeks pregnant. Heard they are toxic - do I need to be careful around them? Smell is a bit strong.
No: Enjoy them while you can!Get a more detailed answer ›
After using 200 calla lilies in a wedding, my body is covered in a poison ivy type rash. is this possibly from the lilies . I am a florist and have?
Contact allergy: It is entirely possible to have developed a contact allergy to plant products. If the involvement is extensive, you may need a short course of oral cortisone For limited involvement, topical cortisone cream may be sufficient. Contact your doctor for a RX and start washing any item which might have touched the lilly with liquid detergent to avoid further exposure. ...Read more
Unknown: Please ask your question again as I am unsure of what it is that you are wanting an answer to. ...Read more