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Jelqing

Jelqing: 10 FAQs About Side Effects | Techniques | Alternatives

Everything You Need to Know About Jelqing What is jelqing? Jelqing is a penis stretching exercise. It involves massaging your penis tissues, stretching the skin to create “micro-tears” that look engorged when they heal. This supposedly makes your penis look longer or thicker — but does it actually make a difference? Here’s what you need …

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Ballerina Feet

Ballerina Feet: Injury Risks | Treatment | Permanent Damage

How Ballet Dancing Affects Your Feet Overview Ballet can cause foot pain, injury, and in some cases, even foot damage for dancers. This mostly occurs in dancers practicing the pointe technique and dancing in pointe shoes. Ballet dancers not on pointe can also experience foot, shin, and ankle pain. If untreated, this can lead to injury and …

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Neutropenic Precautions

Neutropenic Precautions: What You Need to Know About

Preventing Infection with Neutropenic Precautions Overview When you have neutropenia, there are things you can do to prevent infection. These safety measures are called neutropenic precautions. Neutropenia is a blood condition involving low levels of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell. Neutrophils fight infection by destroying harmful germs. Without enough neutrophils, you’re more likely to develop …

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Angiokeratoma

Angiokeratoma: Of Fordyce | Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Angiokeratoma What is angiokeratoma? Angiokeratoma is a condition in which small, dark spots appear on the skin. They can appear anywhere on your body. These lesions happen when tiny blood vessels called capillaries dilate, or widen, near the surface of your skin. Angiokeratomas may feel rough to the touch. They often appear in clusters on …

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