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If I feel my heel, there is a lump under the skin. I can't say it's a callous because the skin on the heel is soft. Could it be some sort of internal callous due to heavy walking on very hard floors?
I got my 2nd set of dentures today and it feels weird. I can't eat anything as chewing feels terrible. Will it get better?
I had my remaining upper teeth pulled and immediately had dentures put in on 2/5/2015, 3 weeks ago tomorrow. I am getting many ulcers on the front of my upper gums and now the dentist said she thinks they need to go in and shave down the bone for the dentures to fit properly.
I'm interested in possibly purchasing some sort of gaming system for improving memory and keeping me alert. I just saw something online called Brain Games that requires Nintendo DS.
I am suffering from skin problems. My nose is surrounded by black marks. Whenever I pinch them, white colored small material comes from it. What kind of treatment should I use or which kind of doctor should I consult?
I've never had smelly armpits. I do sweat, but it was always the salty-like smell; never a bad smell. About a month ago, I noticed the change in odor.
My hair is dark brown, I dyed it black with Ion permanent hair color to match my extensions. Now the black has faded to a color similar to my natural hair color, but it has red tones in it. How do I get the red tones out of the hair dye or can I get the color removed? Will the color remover turn the dye brassy?
My hair is grey. I have been having the hairdresser do light brown for years. Of recent my current hairdresser was using 6 or 7? My hair gradually was getting darker each time she did my color. I asked to lighten it back up and we ended up with black/greenish.
I stripped the temporary color out of my hair, the day before yesterday (2/18/15), with Head-n-Shoulders and baking soda. I am naturally blonde, but it turned it almost white. Today I tried to dye it an eggplant color and it won't take the color. Part of my hair is purple and part is gray.
I bleached my hair to get to a blonde. I want to go back to my dark brown/black color. Would I be able to go dark again with just a drugstore dye like L'oreal Ultimate Natural Black? I don't want to damage my hair more than it is already because it has been bleached. What would be my best choice here?
The colour will not stay on my hair more than 3 days. What is the reason and how can I fix that problem?
I dyed my hair medium brown in November of 2014 and my hair is naturally really blonde. Should I dye my hair my natural color or let it grow out?
Go to your local salon and purchase Biolage conditioning balm. Once a week, apply generously to the end of your hair. I usually start half way down from the top of my head, all the way to the ends.
If you don't have a plaster (bandage), sellotape, wound round the affected finger several times so that it sticks to itself, will work just as well at containing and then stopping the bleeding. You do need to be a bit careful not to wind it round too tightly, though.
I'm a dirty blonde that decided to dye my hair pink for Halloween. Now my dark roots are coming out and I want to dye my hair black. I'm afraid that it won't work out naturally.
I had a perm about 6 months ago and the stylist left the lotion on too long. My scalp has been very very sore and as I have white hair my scalp looks very pink. Although my hair is not falling out it has gone very thin.
I had a complete upper and lower set of dentures made about two years ago and I hate them. I have yet to eat a meal with them in my mouth and I struggle constantly with upper denture reflux; I gag all the time. They feel extremely unnatural and I cannot wear them for more than an hour or so at a time.
I have worn full dentures for many years. I found that I cannot have anything covering my upper hard palate. I always have the upper portion of my denture cut out in a U shape. Some dentists say that the upper denture will not hold in as well. But it is better to have no pain.
I went through a crazy hair dyeing experience and basically all the hair on the top of my head fell out. So I have shoulder length hair, but the top of my head looks like it's been buzz cut! I'm embarrassed. Does anyone have any solutions on how I can fix this?
I was supposed to get a spiral perm. Needless to say it turned into a huge frizz mess. It was way over processed and the color is coming out. I'm using a protein spray, a condition and shampoo, and it's not getting any better.
I got my perm 1 yr ago. It didn't keep as long as others have. I have been getting perms about every 2 years since 1988, anyway I'm wanting to go back to my straight hair like it naturally was.
I recently dyed my hair on my own at home and I want it to be somewhat more lighter then it is now. Does anyone know if I went to a salon if they would be able to make it lighter although I just dyed it a few days ago?
Yesterday I got a perm and it was really frizzy and didn't reflect the large rod patten. It was really out of control, with very tight curls. Today I gave it a 30 minute conditioning which helped and I took a curling iron to a lot of it. It looks so much better. Did I ruin this because of what I did?
Early last year I put a perm in my hair. I didn't notice until after it was done that I had mixed two different strength perms in my hair (mild and super). The damage to my hair was devastating. When I washed it out my hair was like elastic and it was breaking off something terrible!
Will I gt a better result if I cover my hair with a plastic bag to trap the heat when doing my roots from dark brown to Live xxl 00b max blonde?
Years ago I had a lovely light brown colour, but got so bored of it and went black. In one year I think I dyed it about 3-4 times. It's been a good year and a bit since I put black in my hair and no matter how much my hair has grown it has stayed dark.
I line dry most of our laundry. My husband gets nosebleeds in the winter. To solve both, I started putting a load on the rack in our bedroom before he goes to bed.
Right now it's winter so I really don't need to shave. I'm a diver, and no one really stares at my legs. When I have gym at school, I have to wear shorts. I see some people looking at my legs when I'm sitting on the floor.
For a few years, I've been dyeing my hair a black color. Now I am bored with black hair. What should I do to change my dyed black hair into light brown hair? Please advise me how best to do this.
My hair color is dyed golden brown and it was dyed red before. I want to change to a dark blonde. Can I just buy a lighter color and dye it?
I have dark brown hair which is short. I get gray around my sides and the front of my hair. I am looking for a dye product, a powder or whatever to cover those gray areas. I want one that doesn't get on your clothes or pillow.
I have dirty blonde hair/ash brown hair. Anyway I have about an inch and a half of my roots grown out and the rest is a very pale blonde. I'm wanting to get a hair dye close to my color and than just let it grow out. But I'm not sure if I should dye it all or just the blond parts and leave the roots.
I permed my hair 2 weeks ago and it's falling out really badly. Is there anything to use on my hair so it won't all fall out? I've deep conditioned and used a hot oil treatment, but it just keeps shedding.
I have a few red itchy bumps on my face. Is there anything that will stop the itching?
I have a lot of difficulty taking pills and vitamins I was thinking I have no trouble swallowing food, so what I do is when I'm eating I take my pills just before I swallow my well chewed food.
My skin color turned black slowly. Could anyone suggest how I can turn it white?
Mix loose eye shadow pigment with clear nail polish to make a custom nail shade. Mix all together with a cotton swab, grab a brush and try out your new color.
Can I use a bonnet-type hair dryer to accelerate the bleach when I use foil for my streaks? I have been using foil and streaking my hair for years, but I sat under a portable hair dryer. I am in need of purchasing another heating unit for streaking with foil and would sincerely appreciate a professional's insight.
I have persistent and chronic Lumbar Spine pain. I put an extra chair lumbar support on my bed, then position my lower back on it. Putting a pillow on my abdomen/stomach, I position my computer and then do my work.
If you have ever used glitter nail polish, you know how difficult it is to remove even after soaking nails in polish remover. One way to remove the glitter polish is to first paint nails with Elmers Glue on your nails as a base coat.
I have been natural for 4 years now and I have my hair colored with a permanent hair color for aged women because of the gray. I haven't colored it in 6 weeks. I want a perm, is it safe to perm and color with a semi permanent color?
To stop an itch, crush many aspirin, put in apple cider vinegar and shake. Apply and itch subsides quickly.
I have had upper bone in my mouth removed due to cancer and they gave me an upper denture. It is creating problems for me. It's very painful and it makes my mouth sour and is causing ulcers on the joint of my gums and lips. What can I do?
Here is are tips for treating a hangover. 1. Drink water - Hydrate 2. Sleep 3. Take a pain reliever. . .
Both my hair and skin tend to be dry, especially in the winter, and I rely on extra conditioning treatments. Hydrating products are expensive but through trial and error I've come up with the best treatment yet that satisfies both hair and skin and costs next to nothing.
I was naturally fair 6 months ago, but now I became tan. I Don't know the reason for my tan. Could anyone suggest how to get back my old color?
It's amazing how many people nick the vein in their ankle while scratching themselves and then can't stop the bleeding. That happened to me too. I had visions of having to rush to the ER for help I remembered what I do for my dogs.
Can I use aloe vera gel on burn on my neck caused by bleaching cream?
I just dyed my hair, and the box shows a very light (almost platinum blonde) which is the color I want, but it turned out more strawberry blonde, a color I do not want. Would it be safe to dye again with a non- bleach lightener, a product called Super Blonde in 24-36 hours?
I just went to a beauty school to get a "loose perm" and I showed them a picture of what I wanted. They said the curls would be a tiny bit tighter than those, but they would loosen up after 2 or 3 washes. And they did it and once it was done it looked horrible.
What can I do to get relief from the pressure and pain of my ingrown toenail?
I have done everything possible to get rid of my body odor, but nothing seems to work. I bathe twice a day, brush my teeth twice, sometimes 3x, I use dental floss frequently, I use lemon before bathing and good deodorants, but people keep frowning and cover their nose when I come around.
I had 5 teeth removed 18 hours ago and would like to ask if I can eat chicken? When can I start eating normal food? I would like a answer as soon as possible.
I have brown hair and I want to have blonde highlights. My only problem is my grey will come through at the roots. What can I do please?
How can I preserve a homemade facial scrub with a main ingredient of Moringa oliefera, also known as malunggay, in combination with honey and lime? And how long would it take?
I play basketball and once every 3 month I sprain my ankle playing. Now my doctors, coach, everyone advises me to, wrap my ankle with tape before training, but I'm allergic to tape. What can I use instead of that tape, that can be a suport for that ankle?
I now keep an old fashioned product on hand - Colloidal Silver. It's essentially the liquid produced by generating electricity through silver. It is antiseptic, antiviral and antifungal. It also has a miracle property of numbing the area of the burn while cleansing and treating it.
How do I get my skin tone back after burning and it going darker?
I dyed the front part of my hair a dark purple-blacky colour and I don't like it at all. I want to go back to my normal auburn hair color. How do I do this? If I dye my hair, what colour will it go with a red hair dye?
My husband has very thin skin. When removing a "regular" Band-aid from a wound site, he will pull up skin with the adhesive, creating another wound site! Does anyone know if there is an actual Band-Aid which uses "paper tape"?
How long do I need to wait to bleach my hair after using the hair color removal product?
I've dyed my hair black about 4 months ago. My roots were starting to grow out. (Keep in mind my natural hair is a medium brown.) I just got Colorfix to get the black out my hair, but now it is an orangish color. I want to dye my hair my natural color, but I don't know what color dye I should get.
I have naturally dark brown/black hair. I bleached it and put bright red highlights in it and it looks terrible. I tried a dark brown dye and it made the red less bright, but all together it's still there! What now? Should I keep dyeing it or is bleach the only way out?
I got plates for my upper and lower mouth, the upper one is perfectly fine but the lower one is practically unbearable, it's digging into the side of my lower gum and it hurts a lot. I've been wearing them for a month now and it's never hurt this much before.
I have spent 8 months growing out dark hair color. My hair dresser suggested using dark blond and it's been working. Today I used Gray Magic in my blond solution, and my hair turned almost black. I'm devastated. What can I do to get this out? I immediately shampooed my hair, but it didn't do any good.
Two weeks ago the dentist put partials in to replace the missing teeth. I did what the dentist said which was to sleep in them and then to remove them the next night. I did what I was told, but now I cannot get the teeth back in the lower part of my mouth.
Please need help. I have a 5year old mixed race daughter (she has more of African hair). Her hair is stressing me out and don't know what to do. I am thinking of using texturiser, but really don't want to because of the chemicals.
What do you do if a ring gets stuck on a finger? A ring got stuck on a child's finger and we wriggled and wriggled. The ring would not go past the knuckle, and if we tried to use slippery ointments, the child's finger turned blue.
My hair was bleached blonde. I tried to dye it medium blonde, but it turned gray. What do I do?
I don't sweat so much, but the little armpit sweat that comes into contact with my clothes in the armpit area makes them smell so bad. Even when there is no odor in the armpit area, the armpit side of my clothes still smells. I'm able to control armpit odor, but the scent coming off my clothes smells pungent.
I have dark blonde/light brown hair now. I want to do some color highlights with foil, but my household water comes from a well. Is there something I can do to assure it won't affect the outcome of the coloring?
I had taken a typhoid vaccine 20 days ago. Now my hair is falling so much. What should I do now? Which foods should I eat now?
I am 69 and was dyeing my hair since I was 27. My hair is pure white and it is loosing the pigment and getting invisible. It makes me look like I am going bald. I haven't been able to locate any white dye. Is there any?
I think I need a perm as my hair is very thin and fine. However is perming hair bad for falling hair? Will perming hair cause further loss? I need volume at the top to conceal my scalp. Wearing a wig is uncomfortable for hot weather conditions and it looks unreal.
It has been about 3 months since I dyed my hair dark brown. Now I really want to get highlights or go blonde. I want to know if this is enough time to wait to re-dye it. Will it be safe if I do it now or should I wait longer?
My hair has been through a lot, I went from a natural dark brown to blonde, to auburn, to chocolate brown, to dark violet, to ombre, and back to dark brown again. Now I want this light ashy brown and I'm wondering what color it would most likely turn out and if it will go green?
It has been 2 weeks and my roots are starting to show. Is it safe to reuse the remaining hair dye?
I am 14 and have hair to my waist. I love it, but it can be really hard sometimes. I am trying to keep it long so when I cut my hair, I can donate it. I have read a lot of articles on keeping my hair good. My only concern is how many times I should wash my hair each week?
How can I keep my bra straps in place? I wear a Genie bra, and the straps are different than the usual bra.
I have previously had my hair stripped, like 6 months ago, and had two perms done to my hair within the space of a month or so. It is now two months later and I have only just realised that I have hair that has broken off and left about an inch from my scalp.
I recently permed my hair and had a couple of mishaps. First my friend started the winding heat thing, before she wound my hair. The second mishap was I didn't leave the solution in long enough, so my tips are still straight.
When I color my hair I end up with a red tint to it, why? I use only browns.
My hair is naturally dark brown. I used 'Sun In' to lighten my hair. My hair colour is now currently light brown. Is there a way to remove the hair dye, or would I have to re-dye it? If so what brand would you recommend?
I am having trouble with my daughter's thick tangled hair. Dealing with her hair is a pain and it hurts her when I have to comb her tangles out. Help. I do use conditioner in a bottle, but it seems like it makes her hair look oily or like too much conditioner is in it? She won't let me cut her hair haha.
I want to dye my hair a red and then do my tips black. I had a salon just do my tips bleached then red last year and I have a friend that is willing to do both if I just buy the product. I want it permanent. So after I dye my entire head red, how long before I can do my tips?
Ok, well to start I had an ingrown toenail for about 2-3 months maybe 4 and I went to the doctor and they told me to soak my foot in Epsom salt and warm water and she gave me pills. I did that, but I still have an ingrown toe nail. I have been looking for a cure that really works.
I just had my hair rebonded and dyed last Sunday. From the hair root to about 4 inches of my hair is smooth and shiny the latter is a little porous (buhaghag) and frizzy at the nape. They keep telling me my hair is resistant that's why the result is not as good as I expected.
I dyed my hair a reddish brown and it turned out more red. How can I lighten it so it's not as red? My natural color is blonde.
I am 25 years old male and have seriously excessive foul smelling sweating, just from my underarms. I have tried several antiperspirants, however none seem to help.
I am overweight, even though many people think I look 130, I'm 165. I am 18 years old and I hate the idea of becoming fat. I've watched too many people in my family gain weight through their lives. I'm not very coordinated, so Zumba didn't work for me. I can't run or I'll have an asthma attack.
I have acne on my face, neck, chest, shoulders, and back. I don't have a lot of money. My skin is always dry, but it's also really oily. My acne looks like blackheads on my cheeks and around my lips and pimples on my neck and cheeks and sometimes I get bumps that never reach the surface, but still swell up anyways.
I got a second perm at the beginning of September. My first perm was lovely, but I hate this one. I spend a fortune on the best products to keep my hair nice and in good condition. For some reason it's not happening this time. Could I get it straightened? I have read there is a product on the market to do this. Would you recommend this?
I've just got my top dentures put in, 6 weeks after the extractions. They are feeling better as days go on, but I have already got sore spots. They seem to grip a bit on my upper inside lip. It pinches where there is a stringy bit of skin above the front teeth.
To relieve the 'saline burn' when using a sinus rinse just add a pinch of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) to the mix. I got this from my GP.
Why do my dentures make my gums sore? I am not able to eat with them. They make me feel sick.
I have this infected ingrown toenail for almost a month. I can barely walk or wear closed toe shoes. When it gets hit it hurts like crazy. I think the nail is growing underneath, but can't get the nail out, so that I can put a cotton under it. What can I do about it? I don't want a nail surgery either.
I had my hair chemically straightened (Matrix Opti Soft) by a salon. On my way home I accidentally spilt a tiny but of water on the ends of a small section. I wiped it off as soon as possible. 5 days later I washed my hair for the first time. I then had fried and curly ends, where I can only guess, I dropped the water. I put a treatment on, but it did not fix it.So I went to a salon and had my hair cut all over to remove the dead ends, and cut out the above said frizz. It was all gone and no more frizz. Washed my hair again, and now it's back. Same section of hair! Help?
Be it for winter dry skin, sunburn or a rash, I rely on this concoction to give me hours of relief from intensely itchy skin. I grind oatmeal and dried rosemary leaves and store in a large mason jar until the time I need it.
I got a body perm last week, but have no body at all. I have very fine hair and it's thin on top. I would like to get a regular perm right away. Is it too soon after the body perm? I use a semi-permanent color from Sally's.
After reading hundreds of web pages and articles, I came across a site that kind of described my symptoms. I found out it was similar to summer ear. Then, after scouting around, I decided to try this.
I have had my full set for over a year now and it seems like the jaw bone and top ridge are really sore sometimes. There are no gum abrasions at all. The bite seems pretty good, they come together well. The bone pain though is beginning to trouble me. I just went for a checkup recently and the doc said it all looks good. I have one spot that feels like a bad bruise, but she didn't think it was anything. What could it be or what can I do about it?
I have put a perm in my hair. I used hair color, but it has been a few weeks. I put the perm in my hair, used sponge rollers, and did as the instructions said. Now my hair is fried. I comb my hair and pieces of hair break off.