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I have bleeding from under my fingernail after a guinea pig bite, should I be concerned?

I have bleeding from under my fingernail after a guinea pig bite, should I be concerned?

Guinea Pig Bite: Clean the area well with warm soap and water. Dry well. Apply thin strip of antibiotic ointment. Can cover with bandaid. When was your last tetanus shot? if you haven't had one within 10 years - get one. Signs of infection include- redness, swelling, warmth, pus, streaking, increasing pain, & fever. ...Read more

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Swollen hand from guinea pig bite. How to treat this?

Swollen hand from guinea pig bite. How to treat this?

Get evaluated now: You treat it by receiving immediate medical attention and starting antibiotics. It is likely the wound is infected. ...Read more

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What happens and is there a serious problem when a cat bites someone hard?

What happens and is there a serious problem when a cat bites someone hard?

Infection?: A "hard" cat bite can cause a deep puncture wound. An infection can be caused by unusual bacteria, in addition to Staph and Strep. Tetanus shot, debridement, irrigation w/ saline, and maybe antibiotics are utilized. ...Read more

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Is it bad to bite your cheeks? What could happen?

Is it bad to bite your cheeks? What could happen?

Cheek bite: Lot of times people may bite their cheek if they have teeth that have poor allignment. Once you bite ur cheek, there is swelling ove t he area and chances are you will accidentally bite over it again. Nothing happens, long term, but if it happens frequently see ur doctor and a dentist/orthodontist if it is from poor allignment of teeth. Listerine or salt h2o gargles help heal faster. ...Read more

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If I did got bit by a black widow, what would happen?

If I did got bit by a black widow, what would happen?

Black widow: Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain. This can lead to cramping of muscles in the are of the bite. Or there can be generalized cramping of muscles, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing and tremor.
If pain is significant or you have generalized body symptoms- seek medical care. For severe symptoms call 911. Although death from a bite is not common – it. ...Read more

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What would happen if I had an erection and was bitten by a mosquito there?

What would happen if I had an erection and was bitten by a mosquito there?

Well...: The mosquito would have a great story to tell the other mosquitos over nachos and beer at the local insect bar. ...Read more

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What happens if a squirrel bites you? Any rabies risks?

What happens if a squirrel bites you? Any rabies risks?

Unlikely: Per the cdc website, "small mammals such as squirrels... Are almost never found to be infected with rabies and have not been known to cause rabies among humans in the us. Bites by these animals are usually not considered a risk of rabies unless the animal was sick or behaving in any unusual manner and rabies is widespread in your area". See http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/pets/. ...Read more

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Lightheaded. Arms a bit twitchy Uhhh no clue what's going on. Happens alot?

Lightheaded. Arms a bit twitchy Uhhh no clue what's going on. Happens alot?

Sorry: Absolutely no idea from such unrelated, subjective and few symptoms. Would suggest you see your doctor for a thorough history and physical. ...Read more

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What happens if a scorpion bites me?

What happens if a scorpion bites me?

Depends: This depends on the species, whether the sting is medically dangerous or not, would determine the course or action/treatment. If minor, cleaning wound area and verifying the tetnus status. For severe, possibly treatment with antivenin. ...Read more

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What happens if I eat a little bit of paper suddenly?

What happens if I eat a little bit of paper suddenly?

Safe.: Paper is generally nothing more than Cellulose and some stabilizing agents. Unless you are eating a lot routinely, or eating some specialty paper, I do not see any significant health hazard. The speed with you you eat it may be correlated with your risk of a paper cut. That would hurt. ...Read more

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What is the worst thing that can happen from bug bites?

What is the worst thing that can happen from bug bites?

Mostly itching: Although the vast majority of bug bites are at most itchy for several days, in certain geographic areas bites can transmit disease such as lymes, malaria, tsi tsi fever, etc. ...Read more

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What usually happens if a minor cross bite is not fixed?

What usually happens if a minor cross bite is not fixed?

What's minor?: If there's a cross bite, or an overbite, or an underbite, or crowding, or rotations, or any irregularity, it may be only part of an overall malocclusion. When there is one eruption anomaly there are often multiple eruption anomalies. See an orthodontist for diagnosis and treatment planning. If untreated may lead to uneven wear, supporting tissue damage, alteration in jaw growth, etc. ...Read more

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What happens if you are bitten by a brown recluse spider?

What happens if you are bitten by a brown recluse spider?

Variable: Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The surrounding skin becomes hard, swollen & can be red, white & blue. A deep lesion can develop which can eat through fat and muscle. Other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, generalized muscle and joint pains, ...Read more

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What happens after being bitten by a brown recluse spider?

Variable reactions: Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The surrounding skin becomes hard, swollen & can be red, white & blue. A deep lesion can develop which can eat through fat and muscle. Other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, generalized muscle and joint pains, ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you were bitten by a brown recluse spider?

Could you tell me what happens if you were bitten by a brown recluse spider?

Large ulcer: Brown recluse has a fat eating poison. Once you are bitten by one, you will see an ulceration which keeps getting larger and larger. It is rare that you notice the spider itself. Treatment is surgical. ...Read more

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What would happen to you if you received 10 brown recluse bites? Would you die?

Spider bites: The answer is we do not know - I guess no one has ever lived to tell us the exact number of bites they received at one time. ...Read more

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If bitten by a brown recluse spider and left untreated what usually happens to it?

Necrosis: The problem with this type of spider is the venom causes necrosis (death) of tissue. However, there really isn't a medicine that has been shown to stop this damage. Right now the best care is meticulous wound care. ...Read more

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As someone gradually continues to lose weight it seems harder and harder to lose that last bit of fat, why is that exactly?

As someone gradually continues to lose weight it seems harder and harder to lose that last bit of fat, why is that exactly?

Automatic adjustment: The body makes automatic adjustment to your metabolic rate and the amount of energy absorbed from food that runs contrary to your efforts to loose weight. Fat is needed as a storage mechanism for future energy needs. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend are getting bit in bed but they don't itch at all and their only around the neck and back? Can someone help me?

Me and my boyfriend are getting bit in bed but they don't itch at all and their only around the neck and back? Can someone help me?

Exterminator: Bed bugs? Fleas? Alternative pest? The best way to find and treat these pests is to hire an exterminator to evaluate the bedroom. Avoidance strategies that do not involve elimination of the pest generally fail. ...Read more

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If my cat bit off part of my blueberry eggo waffle, would I get sick if I happened to eat the rest of the waffle? I'm a normal healthy person.

If my cat bit off part of my blueberry eggo waffle, would I get sick if I happened to eat the rest of the waffle? I'm a normal healthy person.

Probably not: If your cat has been eating meat infected with the parasite toxoplasma gondii, there could be oocysts in its feces. (that's why pregnant women should not clean litter boxes.) if it's an indoor cat that you feed dry cat food and not fresh game, this should not be an issue. ...Read more

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..Someone could anwser me, how much water a day would be enough for me. I am thin, 53kg, healty, work 8hours a day, exercise a little bit. Thank you?

..Someone could anwser me, how much water a day would be enough for me. I am thin, 53kg, healty, work 8hours a day, exercise a little bit. Thank you?

6-8/day: You may try 6-8 glasses of 8 oz per day. You could get fresh water in 8 glasses or just carry a single glass with you. Trying to stay hydrated is important. ...Read more

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Went for omt, told I had a lot of wear-tear and my right side is higher than my left side & spine is a bit off to one side. Can someone explain better?

Went for omt, told I had a lot of wear-tear and my right side is higher than my left side & spine is a bit off to one side. Can someone explain better?

OMT terms: Many osteopaths will use lay terms to describe "somatic dysfunctions" which are essentially areas that have asymmetry and pain. Wear and tear= degenerative ie arthritis
"higher and off to one side"= asymmetry. ...Read more

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What happens if a spider or something bites you as accidentally swallowed in your sleep?

Not To Worry: The whole notion that humans swallow from 4 to 8 spiders a year is an urban legend. After a little research is seems that this idea was propagated over the internet along with many other outlandish claims. If you follow the trail back it always leads to a dead end with no data to substantiate it. So don't worry about getting bit by a spider as you swallow it. They can bite other areas. ...Read more

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What happens if a pistule from an ant bite bursts?

What happens if a pistule from an ant bite bursts?

Not a big deal: Don't worry about it, but if for some reason it remains red and swollen for a few days afterward then think about infection. ...Read more

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Wat can happen if a wild rat bites u and draws blood?

Wat can happen if a wild rat bites u and draws blood?

Rat bites: Wild rat bites can result in rat bite fever which is caused by bacteria present in the mouth of rats. It can cause fever, chills, open sores, joint inflammation. ...Read more

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What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

Won't hurt: But it won't help either---steroid creams are much better for this use. ...Read more