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What Would Happen If A Pig Bite Someone
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
Get evaluated now: You treat it by receiving immediate medical attention and starting antibiotics. It is likely the wound is infected. ...Read more
Hi. I'm 28 weeks pregnant and was bitten by a pig on my finger. Do I need to get a tetanus injection? Is it safe for pregnant women? Thanks
Ask about Tdap shot: In the US, the current recommendation is for pregnant women to get a Tdap shot during each pregnancy. This shot protects against tetanus (T), diphtheria (d), and whooping cough (pertussis) (ap). Thus, with this shot, a pregnant woman can better protect her upcoming baby against such diseases, while also protecting herself from the diseases. She should discussed details of the bite with her doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Well...: The mosquito would have a great story to tell the other mosquitos over nachos and beer at the local insect bar. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I’m a bit embarrassed but I have small bumps in my left nut and it’s has been their for more than 3 years? Can someone explain?
Probably not serious: First, no need for embarrassment. Your testicles are no more special to your doctor (and should not be to you) than your elbows, knees, or liver. Second, unchanging bumps for so long probably are not serious. Third, more info needed: on the skin or inside your scrotum? Painful? Finally, see a doctor. Mention it next time you have routine care, or make appt for it now if still worried about it. ...Read more
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?
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.
..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?
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?
Nothing: There is nothing dangerous in listerine to cause any problem with swallowing a tiny bit. ...Read more
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
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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