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Change bandage: Remove the bandage over the stitches, before showering, if you have been cleared to wash the surgical site by your surgeon. If the wound is not allowed to get wet yet, then do a sponge bath or try to cover the area with plastic wrap to keep it dry first. Do not keep a wet bandage on a healing wound. ...Read more
Having shoulder sx Fri. Last sx had onQ ball.Tegaderm dressing.xsessive wet,blistering. Not sure if tape or med in port. What to tell them? Need med.
Preference: Most people soak nuts in order to sprout them. Sprouting causes an increase in the enzymes that the seed puts out for the growth process. The people that are heavily into Raw foods and healing do this. Also, soaking almonds overnight and then peeling the skin next morning makes great Almond Milk. ...Read more
Sh*t + Fart = Shart: The anus is a rather remarkable muscle able to differentiate solid from liquid from gas. In fact, when healthy, one can pass gas while retaining stool. However, if you watch enough adolescent movies, you'll see scenes where someone loses control. Weight loss medication, orlistat, is well known to cause "oily spotting" & inability to control bowel movement. if this doesn't answer your Q, write back ...Read more
Maybe: If you have not had this evaluated it would be good to seek out a consultation with your doc.After treatable causes have been excluded, you need to do what works for you.At least 1% of adults bed wet in the US for no apparent reason.Other cultures/populations vary. There are measures that reduce urine formation at night and some treatments that may help. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
Sweaty arm pits: There are a couple of prescription agents that can be prescribed by your doctor. One very common one is called drysol which is put on like a deodorant. In extreme cases, a dermatologist can even use Botox to get this under control. I assume you've tried over the counter products? ...Read more