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What are causes of "charlie-horses"?

What are causes of "charlie-horses"?

Many reasons: muscle fatigue, circulation problems, dehydration, potassium deficiency are a few reasons. See your physician. ...Read more

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What causes belpossie?

What causes belpossie?

Bell's Palsy?: Are you referring to bell's palsy? If you are, please resubmit your question or look up the other questions regarding this (its a fequent question) :). ...Read more

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What are bunions and what causes them?

What are bunions and what causes them?

Bone prominence: Bunions are a bone prominence on the inside of the foot at the base of the big toe. This is a misalignment of the big toe joint secondary to foot function and genetics. Physical examination of the joint and x-rays are used to evaluate the deformity.Wearing shoes that don't irritate the prominence is helpful, but surgical straightening is usually necessary, to correct the problem. Dr l. ...Read more

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What causes moles?

What causes moles?

They are natural: Moles, "nevi", also called "beauty marks" are pigmented skin growths that usually appear at a very young age but can become more apparent with further growth. The vast majority are totally benign and don't require treatment. Rarely, if a mole changes suddenly, consult with a dermatologist for possible biopsy as abnormal cells may be present. ...Read more

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What causes Moles?

What causes Moles?

They just happen: They actually result from a couple of mutations happening in a single cell of the nerve sheath family -- schwann cell or actual melanocyte depending on the kind of mole. These lesions are subclassified into lentigos, several types of common nevi, and a bunch of others. Common nevi and lentigos are more common if you got sunburns as a kid. There's a genetic component. Watch your nevi closely. ...Read more

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What causes pubic lice and what causes rid of them?

What causes pubic lice and what causes rid of them?

By contact: Contact with somebody else with lice. There are many creams or oral treatment for it. I think the most effective medication is ivermectin. ...Read more

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What causes fetishes?

What causes fetishes?

Fetish: Is result of strong emotional or physical experiences in earlier childhood years. Such early experiences result in acting them out through the object of fetish. For example, use of non-living objects as stimulus to achieve arousal. ...Read more

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What causes camptodactyly?

What causes camptodactyly?

Little finger joints: Camptodactyly is a genetic flexion deformity of little finger joints due to an autosomal dominant trait. ...Read more

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What are causes of Oscillopsia?

What are causes of Oscillopsia?

Vor impaired: Oscillopsia is caused by an impaired vestibular ocular reflex, and can be the result from anything from a concussion to migraine. ...Read more

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What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

Multiple causes: Allergies are probably most common , herpes infections, and last angioedema which often occurs with a trauma, ...Read more

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What are hammer toes and what causes this?

What are hammer toes and what causes this?

A contracted toe: A hammertoe is an contracture or a bending of the toe joint which results from a muscle or tendon imbalance due to the mechanical or structural changes in the foot. This can be hereditary or due to environmental factors such as tight shoes. This bending can lead to abnormal pressure distribution resulting in pain, swelling, blistering, and corns. ...Read more

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What exactly causes stigmata?

What exactly causes stigmata?

I do not know.: A fascinating question. Stigmata are bodily marks or pain sensations located in the same areas that would correspond to jesus christs' crucifixion wounds (hands, wrists, & feet).This is a catholic concept. This article explores stigmata with rather unflattering possible explanations: http://www.Catholic.Org/saints/stigmata/. See below. ...Read more

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What are some causes of foot swelling?

What are some causes of foot swelling?

Swelling: General injury, vein weakness, infection, blood clots, fracture, and allergic reaction. There are more obviously, but these are a few. ...Read more

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What causes polisitemia?

What causes polisitemia?

polycythemia?: Did you mean polycythemia? This is excess red blood cells, the opposite of anemia. Smoking and lung diseases are common causes. Living at high altitude is another cause. Polycythmia vera is a disease form which must be excluded. ...Read more

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What causes teratomas?

What causes teratomas?

Unknown: Tearatomas arise from multipotential germ cells. What causes them is unknown. They can contain any type of body structure or organ. One old theory was that they were an undiagnosed twin within the baby that was born. The cystic fluid is skin oil from skin appendages, which are common. ...Read more

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What are boils? What causes them?

What are boils? What causes them?

Skin infections: Usually caused by bacteria that gets up underneath the skin and causes an abscess (localized infection). These generally resolve on their own or require antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bad eyesight?

What are the causes of bad eyesight?

To broad!: One may need glasses, one may have a disease, one may have infection, injury, etc. ...Read more