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How does removal of the testicles affect life expectancy?

Is there some deep flaw in this assumption? Does the removal of the testicles result in a longer life expectancy fairly consistently?
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Why could standard demineralized water be harmful?

Aside from the obvious (electrolyte loss), why could standard demineralized water be harmful? If you buy the usual demineralized water at the hardware store (for car batteries, steam irons, …) ...
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Peeling Associated with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

I contracted Hand Foot and Mouth disease about a month and a half ago. I had the tell tale red blotches on my throat, hands, and feet, along with a rash on my right upper thigh. Also, I had red "tye ...
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11 views

Does high LH means I have PCOS?

I have never heard about pcos until someone mentioned it to me last week. I am 28 years old and I had irregular periods (long cycles) in the last years and when I went to the doctor she did a hormonal ...
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How to deal with one kidney much smaller than the other?

I'm 26 years old guy. My one kidney (right one) height is just 1.9 cm and other is bigger than usual to compensate it. Now, I never had any health related issue because of this so far. Creatinine ...
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Can HIV really be transmitted through blood in any other way than needle sharing or blood transfusion?

I have found at least few websites of foundation where they indicate that only one or few cases worldwide were attributed to wound to wound transmission mode. One was during the fight with knife. Is ...
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Beyond correlation, why is Frank's sign significant or not?

The Wikipedia lists Frank's sign as Frank's sign is a diagonal crease in the ear lobe extending from the tragus across the lobule to the rear edge of the auricle. The sign is named after Sanders T. ...
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Interval fasting - is it healthy?

According to Hottenrott 2017 (a teaching sport medicine professor), interval fasting is a good for health and losing weight, side effect people feel well and clear. What are risks though, and is it ...
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Is it bad to drink alcohol after a vaccination?

Is it bad to drink alcohol after a vaccination? Does it depend on the vaccination or is this just a myth?
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Read an article, aquire a disorder

What is the term for the tendency to read an article, selectively identify with certain symptoms, and then conclude "I must have that". ex: Bipolar Disorder, ADD, allergy to gluten, etc.
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Citric acid impact on teeth/mucosa?

Can sour sweets (like Haribo or Central Shock) using lots of citric acid damage enamel either mucosa?
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Does alcohol worsen the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement?

Googling suggests that men suffering from benign prostate enlargement are advised not to drink alcohol or caffeine containing beverages, but I have also found research articles suggesting that alcohol ...
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Can scopolamine really be given through the ear?

As you might have seen theres a new facebook post going around about a 22 year old women who was drugged in a mall. Supposedly a group of men had 'blown a substance in her ear' and she nearly passed ...
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Are there time limits on when epidurals can be administered?

I'm not sure if this would be a hospital policy thing or a medical thing. Is it possible to get an epidural at 9cm or does it have to be administered earlier on?
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Can taking escitalopram produce a false-positive result in a urinary metanephrine/normetanephrine test?

I'm wondering whether taking escitalopram (5 mg/day) might spoil the results of a 24-hour urinary metanephrine/normetanephrine analysis. I googled and found this mention of escitalopram in ...
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23 views

Why aren't children affected by pins and needles as much as adults?

If I sit down cross-legged on the floor for any more than about ten minutes I start to get pins and needles, and this seems to be common among other adults I have spoken to. My 3 year old daughter on ...
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I poured out a bulging milk carton - am I in danger?

I was cleaning out my fridge and came across a milk carton (2%) that was bulging. I opened the cap and it released gas, and a horrible smell. I poured it down the drain and ventilated my apartment. ...
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Is Pregnancy without Weight Gain or Distended Belly a Health Risk?

There's an old show called "I didn't know I was pregnant" where girls sometimes gain little to no weight and don't look pregnant, then suddenly give birth. Is this unhealthy or dangerous for them or ...
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What are the odds that seizure disorder is due to trouble with birth?

My friends have a 2 year old son who has seizure and is currently on seizure meds, though he hasn't been diagnosed with a specific disorder. There is no history of seizure in either biological parent'...
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What would happen if someone stoped texting _? [on hold]

I'm not sure if I should ask this here but I will because I don't know where but here is my question. I have recently noticed that most people nowadays text every day and most might be addicted (...
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Would it possible for me to get tested for past viral infection after vaccination?

I may or may not have a viral infection in the past and then I took vaccination for it. Would it possible for me to get tested for past viral infection? For example HPV virus using IGG test.
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What is the difference between “clinician” and “therapist”?

I am reading the book Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and at first I thought clinician and therapist are used interchangeably, but it seems not. So is there any difference between the two? If yes, is ...
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Steps towards a smooth and natural-looking hair for men [on hold]

So I should begin by stating that I know next to nothing about hair care. But, from reading online, I think I suffer from thin and weak hair. Also, the top most part of my hair is frizzy. For the ...
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Is it possible to regrow hair which is loss in small span of period? [on hold]

Is there any natural remedy for Hair-loss, Which is lost because of the stress and Hyper tension. Is it possible if it is lost on age of 23-24 and now i am 26.
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Is Pentasa an immunosuppressive drug?

Is Pentasa an immunosuppresive drug? I want to know because my brother has been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.
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bones, joints and muscles,what is this pain in neck [on hold]

I've been having pain in my right neck and temporal when i lay on my left side on the floor or bed. This pain gets worst as I breath laying. It feels as if i'm over extending. In contrary these ...
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Is mind and intellect are seperate from brain and are just using brain as medium for communicating? [on hold]

Is it true that mind and intellect are not part of the body? Because while sleeping, our complete body will be resting, but still why are we getting dreams? Even Stephane Hawking also was not able ...
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Hangover starting too soon?

I drank about 200ml of Lagavulin (whiskey) today and about three hours later headaches started. Usually a hangover takes some time to develop and after that amount of alcohol I do not have a hangover ...
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Non-surgical correction of moderate knock knee

Are there some exercises or non-surgical solutions for moderate knock knee in adults?
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1answer
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Touching Concrete while pouring by hands [on hold]

I was pouring concrete 2 weeks ago when I start holding the concrete by my hand so I can close hole in an unreachable place. The next day, I start feeling pain in my fingers and even in the bones of ...
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pancreas lifetime and diabetes

Reading an old HE topic about diabetes, I point out the words "pancreatic exhaustion". Does it mean the organ pancreas has a lifetime? In other words, pancreas is able to produce insulin just for a ...
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17 views

Why do I sometimes feel like Earth is shaking without any earthquake? [on hold]

It's about 1 year I feel sometimes an earthquake is happening and I must check chandeliers to see if I felt it true or not! Even sometimes it happens when I am asleep! Actually I think sometimes I ...
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1answer
31 views

Bitten by some insect [on hold]

About a week ago I was bitten by some insect during my sleep and it left two "bubbles" as shown in the image. Any idea what this is? Bitten hand Picture
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What happens to the body if somebody spins it while drunk? [on hold]

So yesterday, I was completely drunk with 1.5x 380ml 40% alcoholic drink. Then one of my friends has spun me that I started to feel horribly in both my chest. I don't remember a lot of those moments ...
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hair repigmentation and growth from secukinumab

I saw this study(link) about a patient who received a drug called secukinumab and experienced hair re-pigmentation from white to black and hair re-growth and as you can see the results are pretty ...
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hemp wick vs gas lighter for smoking

I use a 100% hemp wick coated with beeswax to light cigars and herps. But since burning hemp releases carcinogens aswell, i wonder if it is actually a healthier option to a gas lighter.
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My wisdom teeth is growing and It was smell to bad 2-3 days ago, What should I do [closed]

I am having wisdom teeth growing from 2012-13, Sometime I have pain in my mouth and later everything become normal. It's look like I am getting my last teeth on both side, On my right side it's have ...
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1answer
24 views

Does giving blood lower blood pressure?

While it seems logical that reducing any fluid in a body would reduce the pressure does the body regulate it's own pressure after donating blood or is it lowered?
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Why don't I float in water? [closed]

I can only float on my back if I take and hold a full breath. I assumed it was because I have more muscle than fat but reading about people with high bone density I am wondering if I am right.
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1answer
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What should I do if I can't relax my eyes and keep them closed? [on hold]

Alright, so this started happening around 4 days ago. I dont know if this is the right place to post it, but I dont have any idea what am I supposed to do. Simply put, everytime I go to sleep and ...
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1answer
18 views

Waking up early at 5am [on hold]

I have been waking up in the morning at 5am. This is a very good thing because it allows me to get to work early and have a productive day in general. My problem, however, is feeling exhausted. I wake ...
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Why do I wake up at night, feeling I have to solve a problem? [on hold]

It happens every once in a while that I wake up feeling I have to solve a particular problem. Like a math problem or something considering work. I believe before waking up I dream about solving it and ...
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0answers
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What does it mean when a person loses her mind [on hold]

In a lot of books/movies you see this scene, the latest example that I found was in "when we were orphans" book: A perfectly normal, healthy woman is kidnapped. After 20 years of abuse, physical ...
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Safety of radiation from baby monitor

I have always assumed baby monitors and all wireless technology to be completely safe and have been informed by a 'friend' that I have been endangering my children by using them. We used an RF ...
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Why is there no toxoplasmosis vaccine?

I assume there is some misunderstanding on my part about the vaccine-creation-process and which factors play a role in it. Below is my current understanding. About toxoplasmosis: Toxoplasmosis is a ...
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Health and nutrition book recommendation (NOT diet etc) [closed]

I'm looking for a complete and reliable book on nutrition and health, that is NOT a dietary book (about weight loss), a bodybuilding book, disease prevention book, or belongs to one of those ...
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What does “serum” precisely mean?

What does "serum" mean in "Intravenous serum therapy"? Does it refer to the substance that is injected through the veins? If not, what do we call the liquid in such an injection?
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Is there a correlation between arthritis and diastolic blood pressure?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and diastolic blood pressure? i.e if diastolic is high you get arthritic symptoms or vice versa.
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1answer
39 views

a cure for gray hair is on the way?

I saw this news article (here is the article about it in a medical journal) and began to wonder if the cure for gray hair is on the way. Those immunotherapy drugs can restore hair color only in people ...
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How long does it take for non-allergic rhinitis to heal completely? [on hold]

Context: I caught a bad cold a few months earlier and gradually my sinuses got inflamed. However, I ignored my sinus inflammation and continued to sleep in an air-conditioned room set at super cold ...

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