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5 Common Procedures That Can Worsen Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 6:25pm Millions of surgical operations are performed every year to improve your health, beauty, and even your smile, but there’s a hidden danger in some of the most common procedures that can aggravate if not actually cause obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea happens when your jaws are too narrow, which constricts the internal soft tissue layer tha ... Read on »
5 Natural Ways to Cure a Plugged Duct by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 11:18pm As you know, it’s World Breastfeeding Week and for me that means a plugged duct! Yep, that’s right, I woke up Monday feeling feverish and my left breast was throbbing and sore. I was wondering why the night before I had the chills when I woke up once to switch sides. I’d also felt the breast soreness during the night upon switching sides bu ... Read on »
Treating Common Warts: Duct Tape Wins by Ben L. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:31pm 1 Comment I have heard this a million times. Now that I know how to access research quickly and effectively, I have found that a research study proving this exists! Cryotherapy - basically freezing off common warts with liquid nitrogen. This works by killing off the blood supply to the area thus depriving the pesky wart of nutrients. Without nutrients, ... Read on »
Fun with the nasolacrimal duct by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Mehmet Yilmaz snorts milk up his nose and squirts it out of his eye in a bid to set a new world record in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004. Yilmaz squirted the milk 2 m 79.5 cm, surpassing the existing world record of 2 m 61 cm. (AP/Osman Orsal) Many people have anatomical tricks that can break the ice at cocktail parties - making a ... Read on »
Newborn Eye Gunk- Clogged Tear Duct by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 12:13pm My sweet little prince constantly has a gunky eye. It’s just a clogged tear duct andis no big deal.  All you do to treat it is to wash it several times a day- starting with the inside and working your way out with a new piece of the washcloth or cotton ball each time. Try to massage the tear duct and squirt breastmilk into it. Yes, breastmilk hel ... Read on »
Clogged Tear Ducts by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:29pm Aiden has a clogged tear duct. One that he has had since birth. Sometimes the tear duct opens up on it's own, sometimes it doesn't. Aiden's hasn't. Today Aiden had an appointment with his ophthalmologist . Aiden needs to undergo a tear duct probing. This requires Aiden to be sedated, elective. Dr. Cardiologist doesn't want Aiden to be ... Read on »
Veterinary mythbusters: Will your pet’s warts succumb to the duct tape cure? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 10:00pm Ever heard that taking duct tape to your ugly bumpies will fix ‘em up better than by freezing or slicing them off? If you have and ever wondered whether it works or nothere’s the truth of it: (according to WebMDanyway): “Tape occlusion* is an inexpensive method of wart removal that involves covering the wart with tape. It is often called th ... Read on »
Duct tape for wart removal?! by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 12:00am 1 Comment Always having our finger on the pulse when it comes to skincare, we regularly hear about bizarre home remedies to problem skin situations and the latest is one for wart removal. Apparently placing a piece of duct tape over the wart – changing, cleaning, and filing away dead skin every three days – kills off the wart and makes it dis ... Read on »
Face Transplant Includes Tear Ducts That Cry and Chin that Grows Hair - Paris by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 6:07am The entire procedure took 24 hours and the patient was one who had a rare genetic disorder with heavy tumors on his lips.  Dr. Laurent Lantieri did another recent surgery on a man who’s face was damaged by gunshot.  This was the first time when eye lids were included in the procedure.  Nerves will need to grow and attach; however the art ... Read on »
Duct Tape Bandit ... Unsuccessful by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 4:09pm Some idiot in Ashland, KY wrapped his face in duct tape to conceal his identity and then tried to rob a liquor store. Too bad the duct tape provided no protection from the store manager's wooden club! The doofus fled to the parking lot where he was tackled and held in a choke hold until police came and arrested him. This reminds me of a p ... Read on »