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I have dark veins popping out of my penis, especially when I have an erection, dark veins mean lots of waste product, should I drink more water ?

I have dark veins popping out of my penis, especially when I have an erection, dark veins mean lots of waste product, should I drink more water ?

Normal: Discoloration of the penis during or shortly after erection should not be concerning. During erection, increased blood flow to the penis may lead to reddening, or even look purplish in color. This is not toxicity. ...Read more

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If sodium floride is a hazardous waste bi-product- why would they put in our drinking water?

If sodium floride is a hazardous waste bi-product- why would they put in our drinking water?

Small amounts good: Like many things (vitamin c, iron, oxygen, water), Fluoride in the correct small quantity is safe. It is only toxic when systemic exposure is much higher then the recommended amount. At the correct amount Fluoride makes your tooth enamel more acid resistant and lowers tooth decay. That is why small amounts are in drinking water. In reality you need a lot over a long time to have any problems. ...Read more

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I hv a bad habit of watching porn as a result i waste most of my time. How can I control this?

I hv a bad habit of watching porn as a result i waste most of my time. How can I control this?

Addiction?: You may have an addiction which requires getting help from a 12 step program or an addiction specialist. One could try some self - management techniques. Delayiing and distraction are examples. One delays giving into the urge to view porn and does something else. Another approach would be to identify what feelings trigger the urge such as boredom or loneliness and then deal with those feelings. ...Read more

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Is plexus a safe product or is it a waste of money?

Is plexus a safe product or is it a waste of money?

Waste of money: None of these products or supplements will not make you loose weight by taking them, unless you cutdown the total number of calories consumed and exercise regularly to burn some calories.This product contains polydextrose, citric acid, beet root, grape skin extract, stevia extract, lo han extract, chlorogenic acid, lipoeic acid, ;chromium some ingredients can cause serious side effects.It is waste ofmoney. ...Read more

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The weight loss product sensa, how successful are the results? Is this a waste of money or does sensa really work? Im desperate to lose weight! help

The weight loss product sensa, how successful  are the results? Is this a waste of money or does sensa really work? Im desperate to lose weight! help

Health Lifestyle wil: Over the counter weight loss products are not effective. The ingredients in them are also not regulated by the fda, so you do not know what you are actually getting and can be harmful to your health. The best way to lose weight is through creating a healthy lifestyle in which you exercise & eat 3-6 nutritious meals/snacks daily containing lean protein, grains, colorful fruits & veggies & some fats. ...Read more

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I recently had a colposcopy due to a pap that showed hpv, with a cancer free result. I am in my 50's and wonder if getting an off-label gardasil vaccine is a good idea or a waste of money?

I recently had a colposcopy due to a pap that showed hpv, with a cancer free result. I am in my 50's and wonder if getting an off-label gardasil vaccine is a good idea or a waste of money?

Good thinking yet no: data from human trials. Vaccines work by alerting immune system responses to foreign chemical structures on surface of virus/bacteria, ones not encountered previously. Little data exists on repeated challenging with related structures when person has already had clinically apparent versions of the disease. Larger issues=complexity of immune system (brain control 24/7) responses poorly understood. ...Read more

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Is there a diff between hyposthenuria and non-oliguria? Not concentrated and lacking waste products? Sound the same to me.

Is there a diff between hyposthenuria and non-oliguria? Not concentrated and lacking waste products? Sound the same to me.

Hyposthenuria: Hyposthenuria refers to solute concentration in the urine, changing with oral intake and/or diuretics. Non-oliguria relates to amount of urine output; it is low( less than 500ml/day) or not ( >500ml/day) , so you can have one and not the other. I hope this was helpful, alina. ...Read more

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What exactly makes waste hazardous?

What exactly makes waste hazardous?

Hazardous waste: It is because of what makes up the waste. E.G. Dirty needles, blood products, infected bandages, infected body fluids, radiation, toxic chemicals etc. ...Read more