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Can hair transplant for bald spots cause cancer?What are the safest ways to treat bald spots on the head with your own hair without side effects/harm?

Can hair transplant for bald spots cause cancer?What are the safest ways to treat bald spots on the head with your own hair without side effects/harm?

Absolutely no chance: There has never been a single report of any type of cancer (skin or otherwise) associated with or thought to be caused by hair transplants. Since transplants involve surgery, the same "side effects" occur as do with ANY type of surgery, ie, bleeding, pain, risk of infection and anticipated scarring....There is simply no way to avoid them. The degree of risk varies due to many factors. ...Read more

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There's a chalk spot in my kidney, what's the cause and harm of it?!

There's a chalk spot in my kidney, what's the cause and harm of it?!

Ask doctor...: How do you know a spot in kidney being chalky, by x-ray or CT or MRI? If yes from either one, why did you have it? But, in many laypersons' mind, a chalky spot could represents the presence of non-moving stone in the kidney. More? Ask your doctor timely for details since s/he possesses more info about you than anyone online. ...Read more

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Ordered sandwich and realized it had lettuce that had a brown spot that was slightly slimy. Removed it. Ate sandwich. Could this harm breastfed baby?

Ordered sandwich and realized it had lettuce that had a brown spot that was slightly slimy. Removed it. Ate sandwich. Could this harm breastfed baby?

Very, very unlikely: The dangerous salmonella does not produce a visible sign. This was probably just a bit old or stored w/ moisture. Removal was good and if you are not ill - there's close to no risk of your milk being bad. Don't worry - that can be more harmful to both of you. Unless you know the restaurant well, eat home cooking to avoid risk , save $ and know the nutritional input if you really care about it. ...Read more

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I am on my Accutane cure & I want a TCA spot treatment (like the one from Dr. Young) for my scars. I've read an article that this could to no harm.

I am on my Accutane cure & I want a TCA spot treatment (like the one from Dr. Young) for my scars. I've read an article that this could to no harm.

No peel: Accutane makes you very sensitive to the peels and lasers for that matter. It is not advisable to have that peel until you are off the Accutane for a minimum of 6 months ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have circles like spots on my arms?

What does it mean if I have circles like spots on my arms?

Need more info.: It depends on how long you've had them, what color they are, if they're swollen, or itchy, and what other symptoms you may have. Please give more details, but that will likely not help us much because with a verbal description is hard to get a true idea. Your best bet is to see your doc or do a Prime Consult with a doc. ...Read more

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Please explain what does freckle like spots on the tops of feet mean?

Please explain what does freckle like spots on the tops of feet mean?

Sunspots: Solar lentigos. Going barefoot / wearing sandals even for a bit will do this. Don't worry about it. Watch your skin here as you do everywhere for signs of melanoma. ...Read more

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What do spots on tongue mean?

What do spots on tongue mean?

Depends: They may mean nothing or some form of pathology... A dentist should be able to tell you more after an examination.. ...Read more