Monthly Archives: July 2013

Does dry gangrene itch?

In response. Tinea pedia and tinea corporis, which are fungi, cause itching. Clostridia is the bacteria that infects moist open wounds. Gangrene does not itch. However, itching is often felt when a dry wound is healing. If the gangrene has … Continue reading

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Refilling of ginseng wine

In response. Refilling of soaked ginseng in wine is not recommended. Refilling dilutes the potency of the content of the original.

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Knee pain from trampoline

In response. Knee pain from trampoline can be due to edema in the knee, the loss of cartilage between bones and the bones are rubbing against each other without a cushion, arthritis in the knee, edema under the knee cap, … Continue reading

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Thanks for the comments

In response. Thank you for all the good comments. I do not tweet, I do not “facebook”, and I do not “google.” I actually like the term “brain dead.” A live brain has at least some intellect. A person who … Continue reading

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Acupressure points for right side paralysis

In response. Right side paralysis can include all the right side of the body including a droopy right side of the face or just the right leg or right arm or perhaps both the right arm and the right leg. … Continue reading

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Overnight tea

In response. Tea soaked in water becomes more acidic as time goes on. The water leaches the acid from the tea leaves or the powdered tea. The increased acidity brings on what grandma calls indigestion. We now call it heartburn … Continue reading

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My feet are swollen after driving 1089 miles from NJ to Florida

In response. Yes. I used to drive from Falls Church up through Philadelphia to pick up two friends and then we would drive into New York for breakfast. Coming back, we always seemed to drive through thunderstorms and there were … Continue reading

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