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 Is it possible to put TOO MUCH lotion on?
I just got sun burnt and my skin is lapping up the lotion. I continue to put more and more on. So I start thinking... Is too much of a good thing a bad thing?
You tell me....


 Wats ur fave essential oil?
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 My toe is hurting!?
I cut my toenail too deep on one end and it's a little infected. What can i do to help get it healthy again and how can i get the swelling to go down?...


 Why do men always "suffer" from"morning glory"!?
You know what I mean. When the bed looks like a wigwam if you wake up lying on your back!...


 is diabetes for real,? not just some scam.?
you eat candy, cake, yea it goes up. you eat basic beef , chicken and its normal. what is this?
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basic should have been basically. and yes,they say i have type 2....


 Help improve 40 yard dash time.. For football.?
For football I would like to improve my 40 yard dash time. I am 14 years old and can run on average a 5.6 - 5.7 40. Any help would be apreciated. Thanks....


 Why am I always so tired & sleepy?
I'm almost 22, I'm definately not overweight (5'6", 65kgs), my diet isn't perfect, but it's much better than what it used to be (I eat takeout maybe once a month, if ...


 Why do I wake up every night at 2pm?
AT THAT TIME AS NOW,I AM ON THE COMPOTER FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS,WRITING LETERS.CHECKING MY MAIL,ETC.
aNY GOOD ADVICE MAY BE HELPFUL.tHANKS....


 what must one do to improve one's sense of smell?
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 How do I get rid of the hiccups?
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 In clinical phase what does MRI means?
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 does drinking dairy products really make more phlegm when you are sick?
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 Grace does increase with age, what happens to strength?
Will you tell me how strong you feel , if you are over 40? Personally i feel often drained out, but am able to work twice more than what i did earlier!
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 how does marking an "x" shape with your finger nail into a mosquito bite take the itch away???
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 Should I get stitches for my cut?
Earlier at work I accidentally sliced my finger on a knife. It was bleeding really badly for almost a half an hour, but after I sprayed this antiseptic stuff on it, the bleeding slowed and it started ...


 How can a person get less into physical needs and more into spiritual needs?
It must feel good to not have your body control you!
I hate the idea of how much time I waste per day eating! Not that I dont want to give my body its needs, but not to let that take more time ...


 Until what age does a person see a pediatrician?
I was in a recent car accident, (Not too serious of an accident), and the paramedics had no idea where to send me. They didn't know if they should send me to the adult section of the hospital or ...


 do you know CPR?
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 I DON'T WANT A SCAR!!!! help please!!!?
i accidently got a bad cigarette burn and now it finally starting to heal but i can see scarring already..what do i do i dont want a scar there, or at least how do i make it minimal ...


 I have a bump on my head what is it?
I have a bump looks as if i got hit not red just a bump med size n when i touch it i seems to have a lil ball in there that moves around when i touch it. it is soft not hard and lasted a couple of ...



muuuua
What do you do?!?
Just got a pedicure a few hours ago and the lady cutting my cuticle ripped a small chunk of meat on my big toe! They put some blue stuff that burned like hell and it wldnt stop bleeding so I ended up leaving. Whats worse is I had a evening planned for dancing so that aint gonna happen. Its still throbbing but I feel wayyy to silly going to the emergency just for a toe. What would you do???
                      








~SheSul~
Go to the doctor. Neosporin will NOT cure any infection. Those places are not sterile. I would be very careful. Those places have been known to spread MRSA infections from person to person. Some of them do not sterilize the foot tub between customers, and therefore can spread anything to the next one!


Ally T
I would make a warm water and salt mixture to clean the cut..(alcohol rub kills everything, even the things that are trying to heal you) I would do that a few times a day and just wrap it up really good to keep out germs......if it is still bleeding by tomorrow morning I would go get some stitches...other then that, all you can do is wait for it to heal and never go to the same nail place again!!


angeleyes818
Definently would not go to the emergency room. You can boil it out with peroxide, put some neosporin on it which will stop any infection,and cover it with a band-aid. The throbbing will go away soon and you may experience some stinging when you shower or bathe.


medic5585
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You must keep your toe clean and dry. Peroxide and an antibacterial cream should do the trick. I probably would not got to my physician unless you start to show signs of infection. If it is throbbing you can place ice on your foot and elevate it. Also Tylenol is a good choice to take the edge off. If it won't stop bleeding than apply pressure with a paper towel or tissue and hold if there for about 10 minutes. That usually does the trick.
Injuries to the toes and feet tend to take a while to heal due to the decreased blood supply to the lower extremities, being farther away from your heart. For example this is why our feet get cold while the rest of our body is not.
At night a warm compress or heated pad is good to increase circulation and promote healing. Hope this helps a little.


Danny H
TAKE TYLONOL AND RAP IT UP WITH PAPER TOWEL AND TAPE


emyleeanne
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I wouldn't go to the ER but you should go to the doctor tomorrow. It could get infected and no telling what they put on it. Tonight you could take some Tylenol PM to help you sleep if it is really painful.


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