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 Is eating living raw food safe?

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I am talking about the diet at www.alissacohen.com . I have pcos and need to lose weight to have a baby. I need to get my hormones back on track....

 Nearly two thirds of all American adults are overweight or obese. and the rate is growing fast! Why is this?

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Also, is this a personal responsibility or does the blame lay elsewhere?...

 Help! I burnt my finger!?
Just a few minutes ago i was ironing pants and my thumb touched the hot side of the iron. I immediately put my thumb in cold water. But is there anything else im supposed to do to prevent any damage? ...

 How do I know if my ear is infected?
I got my cartilage pierced in May, and it is now August..obviously. It's purple around the piercing, all the way to the other side of my ear. It is still tender to the touch and when I turn it....

 Deafness in one ear! i used a few cotton buds now cant hear very well out of that ear!?
i woke up this morning and felt like one of my ears has some water in (like sometimes when you get out of the bath or shower) so i presumed it must be a build up of wax from sleeping on that side, i ...

 Should i start with soaking my feet or to apply foot scrub first? what is the order?
filing dead skin, foot scrub, foot soak, foot cream.. which one first? anything else to add?...

 I have a huge knot on my head I smashed it into a drawer while cleaning! Ugh... whats the best way to cure it?
Its on my forehead and that side of my ear is ringing too... hmm... see this is why cleaning is bad for you. Just kidding! Ha ha :-)...

 Did you know that people are buying breast milk on line?
I was reading in an article in the LA Times or Press Telegram that this has been going on for some time. Don't these people know this is alarming? Do they know what they are buying? Does the ...

 Is it possible to break your ear?
my husband and i were driving back from supper and we were ...

 What do you do when you can't sleep?
I need sleep, but my mind won't shut down. I have tried melitoinin the past, but I had to take more and more for it to work. I can't take any drugs right now because I am nursing. I have ...

 I need some ones advise on how to prevent a cut from scaring and leaving marks...thanks :)?

 I have swollen Lymph Nodes under my arm, how can I ease the pain ?
I just started taking antibotics today , but under my arm is so swollen the pain is constant. Have tried hot compresses, black drawing salve , etc.. but nothing is helping. Any ideas on how to ...

 What are some good sources of protein?

 Why do we were underwere? i do it. i just wonder?
jee i have been whereing boxers and not knowing y can you tell me?...

 How do you make cuts and broken skin heal faster?

 How long do dog bite scars take to go??
My dog attacked me in august and left me with 5 deep puncture wounds and 3 scars on my thumb and a dodgey thum nail! I was wondering how long those scars are going to last for. I use Bio oil, every ...

 Do bees and wasps bite?
they have to be able to bite because bees come from ants and ants ...

 Tell me about secret deodorant?

 What do you think of people with Cerebral Palsy?

 Does anyone know any First Aiders?
I'm a volunteer for The Guide Dogs for the Blind and all across the country the are events going on to celebrate 75th Anniversarry. I live in Milton Keynes in Bucks and we are holding an event ...

I just got bit by a mouse, what do I do?
I just got bit by a mouse while trying to free it from a roach trap, I cleaned out the bite and applied hydrogen peroxide to the bite. What should I do now? Should I see a doctor? May I have rabies?

If the bite drew blood the skin, rabies is possible, though unlikely.

Wash the wound out thoroughly with soap and water

Do not release the mouse if it is still captured.

Call your doctor or the local Emergency Room or Urgent Care. Ask if they are the right facility to handle the case and get an accurate assessment of how important it is to capture or kill the mouse if it is not captured still--if may be important enough to get Animal Control to capture it (The mouse can be tested for rabies to see if you are at risk.) If for some reason you can't get definite answers from a doctor some other way, try calling your local paramedics. At last resort call 911 or the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

If you are checked out but told to return for follow ups, do so: rabies has a long incubation period--the period before you would actually have symptons.

Getting rabies is very unlikely, but rabies is also very dangerous: get treated.

Yeah you could have rabies. You might need medical attention.
Call a 24-hour nurse advisor at your local hospital before you go in.

Emma M
need a shot for tetnus

I doubt you'll get rabies, but you should probably see the doctor. You might have to get a tetanus shot just in case.

I got bit by a wild cat (feral housecat, not big ferocious beast) and had to have a tetanus shot when I was in the 8th grade.

Good luck!!! :)

only me
you should put Neosporin on it, and call your doctor to see what he says. how bad is the bite? is it bleeding badly?

You probably need not worry about rabies, but call your doctor anyway. Since the disease is always fatal once symptoms occur, waiting to call is not a good idea.

And now you realize the foolishness of trying to be kind to such creatures. Use traps that kill. Or be prepared to surrender your life in exchange for that of a rodent that neither understands or cares about your Gentle heart.

Soul Shaper
You need to catch that mouse so it can be tested for rabies and definitely go see a doctor. Mice carry all types of diseases. Your doctor needs to know if you become ill and what your symptoms are. So, go see him/her.

I'd call a doctor and see if you should be looked at. Rodents carry all kinds of infections, and you don't want to wait until you get sick to find out.

yes call your doctor, they might want to put you on antibiotics and monitor you for problems. put some Neosporin on the bite and cover it with a clean bandage.

kat k
You really should see a Dr. Chances are you do not have rabies, but it is a very, very slight possibility. Leptspirosis is transmitted by mice, and you do need a tetnus shot.. sorry about your bite

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