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First Aid: navel piercing, peirced, couple times
peirced, couple times, belly button: Hi Ashley As long as it is just white pus and it is not expelling large amounts of it then I would say it is just healing. If it is red, extremely painful (more than the average piercing I suppose) or if you develop a fever then it could very well be an...

First Aid: my neck hurts, neck muscles, little brother
neck muscles, little brother, advil: Hi Chamoniu, This sounds like a strain of your neck muscles. I would use heat and/or cold to the neck. Gently stretch your neck a few times a day and use over the counter anti inflammatories such as Advil or Ibuprofen. if this doesn t help, you should ask...

First Aid: nosebleeds, saline nasal spray, normal saline nasal spray
saline nasal spray, normal saline nasal spray, dimetapp: Hi Karen, It looks like I didn t get to you in time. Dry air can cause nose bleeds. Vaseline is as good as anything. The altitude shouldn t cause a nose bleed but the dry air in the plane might. Just continue the vaseline at night and normal saline nasal...

First Aid: numb index due to deep palm cut, expertise thanks, palm area
expertise thanks, palm area, numbness: Hi Seth, I must admit that the situation which you describe is beyond the scope of the first aid caregiver. The numbness might be related to trauma to the nerves in your hand. I am sorry that I am not able elaborate on this, as it is well beyond my...

First Aid: numbness in left hand., numbness in left hand, pinched nerve
numbness in left hand, pinched nerve, neurological problems: Hi Margaret There are many things that can cause numbness. The first one that comes to mind is a pinched nerve. If you have a pinched nerve in your neck or between your shoulder blades it could easily cause numbness. The others are more serious and...

First Aid: OD, hosipital, thanks in advance
hosipital, thanks in advance, kidneys: Hi Marie, Is she taking this much for pain relief or is she trying to harm herself? If she is trying to harm herself, she needs to be taken to the hosipital or the police should be called. If it for pain relief, then she needs to see a healthcare provider...

First Aid: Office First Aid, st johns ambulance, gauteng south africa
st johns ambulance, gauteng south africa, ambulance services: Hi Gigi, If you are looking for an organization to go through in order to be authorized to instruct a first aid curriculum, check out the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI). Despite the name, they do have international training centers. Their...

First Aid: OLD INJURY, broken bone, medical insurance
broken bone, medical insurance, physical activity: Without being able to see it I can t really tell you what you should do. The ball is in your court. If this old injury is still causing a lot of pain I would recommend getting a doctor to check it out. It is not normal for it to bleed this long after the injury....

First Aid: OPOTA, ohio peace officers training academy, criminal justice degree
ohio peace officers training academy, criminal justice degree, uc clermont: Good day Nicholas, My name is Stephen, and I am the Allexperts.com guy that you asked about the OPOTA program some time back. I apologise for sending this message unsolicited as it is, but I was curious to know if you had decided to pursue this avenue,...

First Aid: occ. Blood pressure rise due to eating mistake, diabetic emergencies, blood pressure rise
diabetic emergencies, blood pressure rise, eating habit: Good day, Unfortunately, I know of no food that would immediately relieve hypertension. Nor would I recommend any type of food, for in my opinion, this too could actually result in an increase in blood pressure. Just keep in mind, however, that I am...

First Aid: occ. Blood pressure rise due to eating mistake, blood pressure rise, eating habit
blood pressure rise, eating habit, sodium levels: Mr. India: I have never heard of these home remedies. I can not say that they won t work, but I can t say that they will. The best way to control blood pressure is to limit your Sodium intake. Don t talk your food and watch the Sodium levels on the food...

First Aid: occ. Blood pressure rise due to eating mistake, blood pressure rise, eating habit
blood pressure rise, eating habit, coconut water: Mr. India, The first thing that would have to be know is how high is the blood pressure and how long is it up for? I m not aware of much that will lower it over the counter - know that it s normal for blood pressure to fluctuate higher or lower and...

First Aid: opening the airway, mechanical ventilator, respiratory failure
mechanical ventilator, respiratory failure, respiratory arrest: Hi Candace, Your scenario doesn t offer a lot of information pertaining to location, underlying illness or the exact reason for the respiratory failure. That said, you should intubate and manually ventilate the patient until you can place the person on...

First Aid: organs, diaphram, respiration
diaphram, respiration, circulatory system: Hi Helen, I am a little confused by the question, but I think I know what you are trying to ask ( Is the major organ of the respiration in the human body the diaphragm and the major muscle of respiration of respiration is the heart? is what I recieved...

First Aid: other blood types than Rh for monkeys?, different blood types, rh factor
different blood types, rh factor, rhesus monkey: Yangkun, Actually all blood types found in humans appear in some sort of species of monkey. Which type and which percentage depend on species. The Rh factor is a protein that was first discovered in the Rhesus monkey. 85% of humans have this protein and are...

First Aid: oxgyen, cause brain damage, concentration problems
cause brain damage, concentration problems, brain cells: Yes. The lack of oxygen can cause several different problems. The main ones are brain damage and impaired reasoning and reflexes. The brain cells are the only cells that do not regenerate. Once they are gone/destroyed, you can not get them back. The lack of...

First Aid: Pain high on left side and back, pain medication, x ray
pain medication, x ray, lab tests: Without an X-Ray and possibly some lab tests it is impossible to tell what is injured. She could have injured something and without treatment the injury as increased. My recommended action would be to take her to her doctor or local Emergency Room for evaluation...

First Aid: Pain in left lower side, snow blowers, musculoskeletal injury
snow blowers, musculoskeletal injury, minuets: Hi Dee, I’m sure it was, but I hope motor on the lawnmower was off. Be sure to always have the power off, even if simply looking underneath. I know that seems obvious but I can remember on at least five occasions where people lost a finger or injured themselves...

First Aid: Palm Spike toxins?, tetanus shot, palm tree
tetanus shot, palm tree, forefinger: Judy, The biggest problem with palm spikes is the risk of infection, there are no real toxins related to this that I m aware of. I have to say that unless you were having an allergic reaction (of which you aren t describing), the sore throat was not...

First Aid: Partial Fingernail Loss, hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water
hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water, soap and water: Hi Jerry, I wouldn t use either Betadine or hydrogen peroxide as both are toxic to tissue and probably account for some of the tenderness. The dressing should be left on for a few days then soak the finger in warm salt water until it can be peeled off. Keep...

First Aid: Pernicious Anaemia., health food stores, pernicious anaemia
health food stores, pernicious anaemia, b12 injections: John: Vitamin B-12 is produced by the intrinsic factor in the stomach. Anything that prohibits this from happening will cause this problem. This could be damage to the area of the stomach where this happens. Ulcer or weight loss surgery called a Rue en...

First Aid: PHTLS exam, chapter review questions, classroom lectures
chapter review questions, classroom lectures, classmates: Michaella, Unfortunately I haven t been PHTLS certified since it was called ATLS many many years ago. The best advised I can offer is to try looking online, there may be review tests you can use there or there may be test questions. If your class is...

First Aid: PHTLS exam, cardiac tamponade, skill stations
cardiac tamponade, skill stations, resucitation: My first question is are you taking PHTLS as a basic or a medic? If taking it as a basic, the course should be tailored to how a basic would function in your state and not include things such as drug dosages etc. Also, remember some of the things you may...

First Aid: PHTLS exam, chapter review questions, classroom lectures
chapter review questions, classroom lectures, classmates: Michaela: I doubt that you will be able o get a copy of the test. I beleive that there is a computer program of PHTLS with sample tests. You might try to find one of these, it might help Good Luck ...

First Aid: Pneumothorax, chronic lung disease, lung blebs
chronic lung disease, lung blebs, flap valve: Hi Andy, A tension Pneumo has a flap valve action, letting air in with each breath but not letting it out. A regular Pneumo is a single inlet of air and then seals itself. These are also seen in ruptures of lung blebs in chronic lung disease patients...

First Aid: Poison Ivy, poison plant, poison ivy
poison plant, poison ivy, steroid injection: Hi, It is OK that it is yellow. It is the normal body serum produced during an inflammatory reaction like Poison Ivy. There is no cure, but a Steroid injection might help shorten the course and lessen itching. Keep it dry as possible and don t put any creams...

First Aid: Poisoned?, kitchen ware, motor oil
kitchen ware, motor oil, baking sheet: Hi R : If you ate a little, dinky amount of motor oil on food the worst harm to come to you would probably be the bad taste in your food. Because you ingested a certain amount of the oil with your food is good (as eating motor oil goes) because it...

First Aid: Poisoned?, regional poison center, motor oil
regional poison center, motor oil, baking sheet: R, Next time you are concerned about something like this I would recommend you speak with your regional poison center (1-800-222-1222 in the US)first. However, to answer your question, given the scenario you gave you should not need to do anything other...

First Aid: Popped/Broken Jaw, jaw problems, pain med
jaw problems, pain med, swollow: You need to see a doctor to make sure nothing was seriously messed up. You do not want to have jaw problems. Aside from that, put ice on it, talk as little as possible, take motrin or other over the counter pain med. I do recommend seeing you doctor at your...

First Aid: Popped Jaw, facial disfigurement, something soft
facial disfigurement, something soft, motrin: Cory: You probably dislocated your jaw slightly. I would take the Motrin or anything else that makes you comfortable and hopefully the pain will be resolved. If this happens again you might see your doctor. Once it happens, is easier for it to happen again...

First Aid: Powder Fire Extinguisher, sodium bicarb, upset stomach
sodium bicarb, upset stomach, baking soda: Michael: This sounds like a dry chemical extinguisher. These contain Sodium Bicarb or simple baking soda. Sodium Bicarb has been used for years as a drink for an upset stomach. Unless you have an allergy to it, it should not cause you any problems....

First Aid: Problems in the Emergency Room, chronic health problems, nausea medicine
chronic health problems, nausea medicine, dry heaves: There is no need to puy up with that, I would possibly consider legal action, Someone should be able to goto the Er without ridicule, Try to make the docs see from your point of view , once again condisder legal action. Let Me Know how it goes, This makes...

First Aid: Proper usage of gauze bandage, gauze bandage, dry gauze
gauze bandage, dry gauze, minor question: Hi Kieran, A dry gauze will, by default, stick to a wound. That is good when trying to remove non-viable tissue from a wound, but NOT good if you just want healing. In this case, I would wash it with soap and water and place a non-adhesive dressing to it....

First Aid: PULSE RATE, bradycardic, pulse rate
bradycardic, pulse rate, neonates: Hi again, Jaysalee, I would like to preface this answer first by saying that the rates below can vary from individual to individual, and are not etched in stone . Generally, an adult s pulse rate range s between 60-100 beats a minute. Anything under...

First Aid: Pulse rate, normal heart rate, treatment of atrial fibrillation
normal heart rate, treatment of atrial fibrillation, heart monitor: Alice: Robotic Maze Surgery is for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial Fib can cause your heart to run fast. The problem with Atrial Fib is that it can cause small blood clots to be injected into your blood stream. These could cause you to have...

First Aid: Puncture wound, palm of my hand, signs of infection
palm of my hand, signs of infection, neosporin: Hi John, it s probably not a Tetanus risk. I would NOT use Neosporin as it can have a severe skin reaction in some people. Just wash it and leave it open/covered with a bandaid if you plan to get it dirty. Watch for signs of infection. It wouldn t hurt to...

First Aid: Punctured Finger, pinky finger, shard
pinky finger, shard, blood vessel: Yes, you should have it checked out immediately. It sounds like you may either still have some of the ceramic in the finger, you may have hit a nerve or blood vessel, or it could be infected. You should not have pain going up your arm. That is not a good sign....

First Aid: pain in upper arm, soft tissue injury, muscle tendons
soft tissue injury, muscle tendons, arm shoulder: Hi dfspilot, Sounds to me like a soft tissue injury. This can actually be worse than a broken bone, as they take longer to heal. Of course, without the proper evaluation by a physician (which I strongly recommend), you will not know for sure. Unfortunately,...

First Aid: pain, elbow area, rare thanks
elbow area, rare thanks, virals: Hi Mik, This actually sounds like a pretty normal reaction to a blood draw. I would give it a couple of days, and see how it does. Maybe an icepack to the elbow could help, and also an anti-inflamatory (like Tylenol). If the pain persists, then it...

First Aid: paramedic as a career, being a paramedic, louise martin
being a paramedic, louise martin, tragic situation: Louise: Being a Paramedic can be rather difficult at time. Many of the things that we see are quite graphic and chaotic. Many people s outlook on life and attitudes have changed after working the streets for a while. Your daughter will either learn to...

First Aid: paramedic, medic alert braclet, cause confusion
medic alert braclet, cause confusion, inj: Bill: 1. Yes, I would suggest that any serious medical problems be added to her braclet. That would make it much easier for any healthcare provider to better treat her needs. 2. I don t know what the local laws are in your area. Many states in...

First Aid: pediatric trauma life support, trauma life support, pediatric trauma
trauma life support, pediatric trauma, test ie: Hello, I am not familiar with the pediatric trauma life support class. The only classes I am familiar with which deal with pediatrics is PEPP and PALS, both of which have a trauma module in them. Also, PHTLS and BTLS have pediatrics in them, and we have...

First Aid: If a person was allergic..., symptoms of anaphylaxis, rapid period
symptoms of anaphylaxis, rapid period, anaphylactic reactions: Unfortunately, there is no set timetable for anaphylaxis. It can happen severely in a very rapid period of time, or could take hours. Typically, though, the first symptoms of anaphylaxis usually show within minutes. The difference depends on the individual,...

First Aid: If a person was allergic..., anaphylactic reactions, several factors
anaphylactic reactions, several factors, rash: Generally, if you are going to have a reaction to something, it will start within the first 20 to 30 minutes, but that also depends on several factors, so it could be much sooner for someone who has a severe reaction, and maybe a little longer for someone...

First Aid: please help me, playing basketball, ankel
playing basketball, ankel, sugestions: first of al, you sould see a specialist to make sure there is no defect in your ankle. second wear hi top shoes and wrap the nakle for support if you need to. Other than that you just need to acept that the ankle is amybe a lil weak and cut back on the basketball,...

First Aid: pricked by weed, two fingers, blurred vision
two fingers, blurred vision, chest pain: I cannot tell you why your fingers and thumb feel numb except for a possible idea. You may have accidentally pricked a nerve in your finger. Otherwise, it may be related to a reason regarding your dialysis, or even possibly more serious issues. If you are...

First Aid: prolonged nose bleeding, tha blood, devita
tha blood, devita, irritant: Devita: About the only thing that you can do is tilt his head back and pinch the nostrils together. The will only work if the bleeding is coming from the front part of the nose. If the bleeding is coming from the back part of the nose then it will need...

First Aid: puncture to the foot, red streaks, cleaning with peroxide
red streaks, cleaning with peroxide, antibiotic ointment: The big thing you need to be watching for is infection. Even though the nail apeared clean, it was likely covered in bacteria. Despite cleaning with peroxide and using the antibiotic ointment, you still risk it. Watch for increasing redness, red streaks, purulent...

First Aid: puncture on index finger, signs of infection, personal preference
signs of infection, personal preference, antibiotic ointment: Hi Becky, The problem with punctures is that they really are hard to treat at home due to the significant risk of infection. Due to this risk, I do recommend seeing a doctor for an evaluation if you believe that signs of infection may be setting in (this...

First Aid: puncture to middle finger, sausage patties, middle finger
sausage patties, middle finger, paracetamol: Its more than likely that it will heal on its own, just keep it covered with a dressing and take some painkillers like paracetamol for the pain. Though if it shows no signs of getting better in a couple of days I suggest you go see your doctor/walk-in centre...

First Aid: puncture wound from palm tree spine, tree spine, plant matter
tree spine, plant matter, palm tree: Betty, Due to the fact it s been a week or more, I would encourage you to see your doctor for the possibility of retained plant matter or an infection going on. You didn t state in your question when you got stung (I got this from the very very nice...

First Aid: puncture wound =s horrible pain, gauge wire, horrible pain
gauge wire, horrible pain, achs: it sounds like the piece of wire went deep into your leg. it may be a small piece of wire, but a small piece can do as much and sometimes more damage than a large piece. you may have hit a nerve or muscle. I suggest you get medical attention as soon as possible....

First Aid: TWO QUESTIONS, secondary assessment, ambiguous nature
secondary assessment, ambiguous nature, vitals: hello again, Now I have to say that before I can answer these questions, clarification needs to be made: First, I am not sure what you mean of the six areas to check. A secondary assessment is basically where you reassess the victims vitals, ABC s,...

First Aid: Question of my story, medical aspect, tv medical
medical aspect, tv medical, bullet wound: Kat: If you injected the area with Lidocaine it would be numb for a few hours, then would need to be reinjected. This is what is injected to numb an area when you get stitches. How long that he could keep functioning with a bullet wound would depend...

First Aid: questions about stiches, signs of infection, stiches
signs of infection, stiches, luck mike: Mike, As a medical professional I can t advise you to take out your own stitches. I am also unfamiliar with the possible pitfalls of doing so yourself. However I will say that I have seen this done and it appears to be a very simple procedure. The stitch...

First Aid: Rabies, Bats, mckenzie river, rain drop
mckenzie river, rain drop, dangerous animals: Natassja; Good evening, and thank you for your question. I apologize for the slight delay, but in my line of work sometimes I don t have all the time I d like to be able to respond to them in the period I d prefer. As far as your questions, the first one...

First Aid: Re;Toe info, history of trauma, nail growth
history of trauma, nail growth, big toe: Hi Nick, This sounds arthritic in nature as trauma isn t a known issue. Surgical correction may be possible, but xrays should be taken first to assess the type of problem that exists. PS: by football you mean soccer? In the US we have this confusion over...

First Aid: Reasearch, mucus membranes, rain drop
mucus membranes, rain drop, unbroken skin: Hello: To the best of my knowledge, Rabies can not be passed through unbroken skin or mucus membranes, so unless you know that your skin is broken or the substance gets into your mouth, nose or eyes, you have nothing to worry about. You would also have...

First Aid: Research, something in the water, tree limb
something in the water, tree limb, paramedics: Karen: It is very possible that the little girl did not sustain any injuries other than being wet, cold and scared. It would take at least a few minutes of he head being submerged to make her unconscious unless she struck something in the water such as...

First Aid: Research, regional poison center, rain drop
regional poison center, rain drop, animal bite: Ok, first of all, you are looking way too hard into this subject. As I m sure you know from your reaserch, Rabies is a virus that has to get into a body via an open wound - such as with a bite from an infected animal, and it affects the nervous system. If...

First Aid: Research, rain drop, rabid animal
rain drop, rabid animal, centers for disease control cdc: Good day, First, I would like to clarify that I am not a pathologist of any sort, and this question would best be asked to someone who is. However, based on my research into this questions, it seems, theoretically, possible for a person to obtain rabies...

First Aid: Research, water children, head above water
water children, head above water, medics: Hi Karen, There is a chance that the child could be fine, though most likely she probably would have aspirated a fair amount of water. Children become hypoxic (lacking oxygen) quite quickly, and if their small lungs fill with water, then the result is...

First Aid: Response to cardiac emergency, congestive heart failure, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
congestive heart failure, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, atrial fibrilation: Hello, and thank you very much for your question. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrilation is a condition in which a person goes in n out of A-Fib. There are many things that can cause this, from accessory electrical pathways in the heart (usually a birth defect in...

First Aid: Rib Damage, cracked ribs, broken ribs
cracked ribs, broken ribs, doctor tomorrow: Hi Dave Your probably right, it is most likely rib damage. The noise you are hearing is most likely what is called crepitus. It is when the injured bone is rubbing against another bone, cartilage, muscle or some other organ in that area. I wouldn t be...

First Aid: Rib fractures, pulmonary contusion, rib fracture
pulmonary contusion, rib fracture, tension pneumothorax: Hi Gillian, If you must move them to one side or another, it would be better to place them on the injured side. Placing a patient on the uninjured side effectively decreases oxygenation as the injured side may also have a pulmonary contusion or a hemothorax....

First Aid: Rib Pain, rib fracture, rib pain
rib fracture, rib pain, recommedation: Hi Gary, My best recommedation is to seek professional medical evaluation for this injury. Particularly since you stated that the pain is getting worse. Granted, there probably won t be much that can be done if the issue is a rib fracture or like injury....

First Aid: Ring finger, ring finger, healing process
ring finger, healing process, high risk: Hi Audrey, At two weeks, It s too late for the ER to do anything. The discoloration sounds like the blood being broken down by the body changing the colors to purple and green. This is normal. As a Diabetic you should NEVER try to bust any swelling because...

First Aid: Road rash care, road rash, tetanus shot
road rash, tetanus shot, motorcycle rider: Hi Karen, As a motorcycle rider myself, I feel your pain. The best treatment is vigorous scrubbing with soap and water. Cover it with Polysporin ointment--NOT triple or Neosporin oint. Cover it with a non stick dressing and change the entire thing daily....

First Aid: Rose Thorn Punctured Vein, rose thorn, iodine solution
rose thorn, iodine solution, lump under the skin: Hi Laurie, Sorry you had to suffer such a thing doing something I am sure you enjoy. It sounds like the worst is over. It sounds like you cared for it well. The only other things worth mentioning (in case of reoccurance would be to elevate the hand above...

First Aid: RSI (rapid sequence induction), rapid sequence induction, ems service
rapid sequence induction, ems service, current protocols: Firemedic: You should never give Paralytic without sedating the patient. Otherwise you will have a patient that it totally aware that they are paralyzed and not able to breath. They will not be able to move on the outside, but will be screaming on the inside....

First Aid: Rusty nail, rusty nails, nail hole
rusty nails, nail hole, tetnus: Dear Bethann, There are 2 problems here. #1 would be the tetanus issue, however most 10 year olds are up to date on their shots and that really shouldn t be an issue. What bothers me is the fact she was wearing flip flops, it went through the flip...

First Aid: re: fluids, fractured pelvis, pelvic fractures
fractured pelvis, pelvic fractures, signs of shock: Aditya: I would choose the colloid. Many hip and pelvic fractures will bleed perfusely into the pelvis and upper leg. This accounts for the shock. This decreases the fluid (blood) volume in the vascular space and makes the patient display signs of shock....

First Aid: recent tattoo, yellow pus, doctor asap
yellow pus, doctor asap, futher questions: Hi Stacey, This does not sound normal. I would go check with your doctor ASAP. It could be an infection or depending on the quality of the place you went, could be an allergic reaction to the dye. Again, I would get to your normal doctor ASAP. If you have...

First Aid: removal of stitches, long periods of time, open areas
long periods of time, open areas, stitches: Lateriese, Are there any open areas or just the holes where the stitches were removed? Neosporin is used to help prevent any infection in the open areas after the removal of the stitches. Keeping it dry means not keeping in water for long periods of time....

First Aid: research / stab wound, stab victim, stab wound
stab victim, stab wound, time jen: Jennifer: An X-ray usually would not work. It is good at seeing bone and some dense organs, but would not show bleeding. Where I work a surgeon would be called in to evaluate the patient. Some will take the person to surgery so that he/she can see that...

First Aid: reserch on pay scales, pay scales, time and a half
pay scales, time and a half, reserch: 1. The Hospital based service that I work for doesn t have intermediate EMTs. only basics and Paramedics. I think that the basic EMTs start at about $8.50 per hour. 2. No, we are all hourly 3. Overtime after 8 hours per day or 80 hours per 2 week period....

First Aid: respiration, artificial respiration, drowning heart
artificial respiration, drowning heart, blow air: Hi Suri, The term Artificial Respiration is no longer used. Breathing for someone is done when the breathing stops in cases such as drowning, heart attack, poisoning etc. The victim is placed on their back; the jaw is lifted and mouth opened; the nose...

First Aid: rib injury, spitting up blood, minor case
spitting up blood, minor case, broken rib: Hi Kohl, Sounds like you may have a broken rib. As long as you aren t short of breath, have a fever and are not spitting up blood, you do not need any treatment. This should heal in 4-6 weeks. The best thing is heat or ice and tylenol or ibuprofen. See your...

First Aid: rib pain, bottom curve, rib pain
bottom curve, rib pain, rib cage: It sounds to me that you may have re-injury your ribs. It doesn t sound like you puncture anything. You may want to have your doctor or a emergency care facility check it out. Without x-rays, it will be hard to say if it is broken or not. Then may be broken,...

First Aid: ribs, hairline fracture, broken ribs
hairline fracture, broken ribs, vital organs: Hi Chrissy Personally I would do what your doctor says but if you are just running by yourself and you aren t doing ABSOLUTELY anything where you could fall, get kicked, hit etc then I can t see a huge problem. If you are experiencing any pain at all it...

First Aid: ribs hurt from horse injury..what do i do?, broken ribs, loss of appetite
broken ribs, loss of appetite, pain medication: Hi Michelle Well since it was 2 days ago I can say that it probably didn t hit any major organs when you were injured. I am not promising that it didn t but if you had lacerated an internal organ you would probably not be typing me this message now. ...

First Aid: ribs, jump poles, first few days
jump poles, first few days, x rays: Rachel: Anything is possible. I m sure that they X-Rayed you for your injuries. Sometimes small fractures do not show up well on the first set of X-Rays. After a couple days have passed and the bones have started to heal, then they show up very clear. If...

First Aid: rose bush thorn puncture, rose bush, soap and water
rose bush, soap and water, topical creams: Hi Vanessa, Sounds like the puncture site is possibly becoming infected. Puncture type wounds are particularly bad for infections due to the fact that they are more likely to introduce bacteria and debris deeper into the body. The best remedy for...

First Aid: Scorpion Bites, bark scorpion, bee sting
bark scorpion, bee sting, baking soda and water: Benita, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, I was away for the day. Generally speaking, there are only one or two scorpions in the US that are capable of causing serious problems with human (generally the Centripides family in the desert), most...

First Aid: Shards of glass, swollen lymph nodes, hydrogen peroxide
swollen lymph nodes, hydrogen peroxide, tetanus diphtheria: Hi Kathy, Glass can be difficult to remove because it is so hard to see. First off, if there are any splinters on or near her face, or if your child has a fever, swollen lymph nodes, red streaks, or pus draining from the wound, this would indicate significant...

First Aid: Skin care for rose thorn lacerations, gauze pads, latex allergy
gauze pads, latex allergy, adhesive bandages: Hi Carolyn, Skin injuries on the elderly generally can look pretty nasty as opposed to the same wound on a younger person. This is due to our skin becoming thinner and less able to heal as effectively. Infection is also of greater concern as we get older...

First Aid: Slashed Wrists, stitches, hospital care
stitches, hospital care: First- stop the bleeding with clean cloth and direct pressure on the site/wound. Second- get them to the hospital as soon as possible. Third- get them professional help into why they cut their wrists. At the hospital, they should receive stitches and also...

First Aid: Sliced off part of index finger and nail, open flesh, oral antibiotics
open flesh, oral antibiotics, neosporin: Meghan: I would keep the wound clean and dry. You can put neosporin on the wound until it starts to heal. This should be around a week. If the area starts to get hot, swollen and red then you might be getting an infection. If so you will need to see the...

First Aid: Slit Wrists Care, slit wrists, slit wrist
slit wrists, slit wrist, suicide attempt: Concerned Mother: Direct pressure over the wound is the best way to control bleeding. If the bleeding has been stopped, then the emergency is over. Most people do not slit their wrist properly to cause death. Roge...

First Aid: Slit wrists, slit wrists, household objects
slit wrists, household objects, psychiatric help: Hi Britt, She would have to loose one third to one half of her blood volume to pass out. The blood wouldn t spurt at all. It will pump and not travel too far.Using a towel, wrapping it around he wrists and applying pressure will lessen the bleeding somewhat...

First Aid: Slit wrists, slit wrists, tendons
slit wrists, tendons, ligaments: Hi Elena, Thank you for the clarification. However, due to the fact that others can view the questions and answers, I still can not answer the method question. I can say, however, that there is the possibility of damage to tendons and/or ligaments....

First Aid: Slit wrists, hospital emergency room, slit wrists
hospital emergency room, slit wrists, calling 911: Hi Jennie, In a case like this, medics are compelled to take a patient who did this to a hospital. They do not do stitches in the field and in an obvious suicide attempt, they are bound by their procedures to take her to a hospital emergency room for treatment....

First Aid: Slitting wrists, household object, slitting wrists
household object, slitting wrists, household objects: Britt: If she transects and artery she would bleed considerably. It would probaby spurt out with each beating of her heart. A towel would be a good household object to press on the wound to stop the bleeding. If the artery is transected, then it will need...

First Aid: Smashed Finger, smashed finger, public publications
smashed finger, public publications, nail growth: Hi Stuart, I am sorry that it took so long for me to respond back.... I am in the process of moving, and the All experts site didn t put me down as unavailable! Anyway, fingernails can take several weeks to months to grow back, depending on the individual...

First Aid: Smashed Finger, pinky finger, smashed finger
pinky finger, smashed finger, popsicle stick: It sounds like you just need something for protection. Maybe something like a popsicle stick with cotton or some type of padding at the end of it. Be sure to pad both ends of the stick, so the opposite end doesn t rub into your hand causing a sore. There are...

First Aid: Smashed Foot (Toes), tetanus shot, steel toed boots
tetanus shot, steel toed boots, broken bones: Hi Mary, I would agree that it needs to be looked at. Not only should he have an xray to determine bone damage but he needs a tetanus shot and antibiotics as the injury caused nail damage and it was in a dirty shoe. There probably wouldn t be any bone setting...

First Aid: Smashed finger, smashed finger, continuous pain
smashed finger, continuous pain, nailbed: Michel: You said that the nail bed was black. That means that there is blood under the finger nail. That pushes up the nail and is very painful. I m suprised that the doctor didn t drill into the nail to reduce the pressure. You have 2 options. You can...

First Aid: Smoke Inhalation, smoke inhalation, medical exam
smoke inhalation, medical exam, chest pain: Prav: I alway recomend that anyone with chest pain to seek medical treatment. Many times chest pain is caused by the heart, even when it comes and goes through out the day, so I would recommend that your mother contact the family doctor or go to your...

First Aid: Sore Ribs/Neck/Shoulders, sore ribs, neck shoulders
sore ribs, neck shoulders, pain killers: Daryl: Did they do X-Rays of these areas of pain. If not I would suggest that you contact your family doctor or go to another Emergency Room. You possibly could have injuries, possibly severe. Did they tell you to take any over the counter pain medications...

First Aid: Soreness under right rib, chronic inflammation, costochondral
chronic inflammation, costochondral, consistent pressure: Hi Danny, This sounds like a chronic costochondral subluxation---the joint where bone meets cartilege. That would explain the pain and clicking---chronic inflammation and the joint popping somewhat like a knuckle. This is probably going to be an issue for...

First Aid: Split Toe, epsom salt, wound area
epsom salt, wound area, ouch: David: If it is a large piece of skin, you might have to get it sewn back on by your doctor. If it is a rather small piece you probably would be OK with cutting it off. You need to keep the wound area clean and watch for infection (the area gets red,...

First Aid: STABBING PAIN, TOENAILS,@ NIGHT, shoes without heels, big toe
shoes without heels, big toe, podiatrist: Hi Suzy, This may be exactly as you said. Are you wearing roomy shoes; shoes without heels? Are there any deformities like bunions? Do you have fungal changes of the toenails? If it were the entire foot or all the toes, I d be concerned for a number of other...

First Aid: Stab / bullet / puncture wounds., stab wounds, first aid kit
stab wounds, first aid kit, bullet wound: Tom: Usually you would find a stab wound by checking for areas of pain. A stab wound wound be painful. I have had patients tell me that it was a burning feeling. To treat a stab or gunshot wound you could apply direct pressure to the entrance to try...

First Aid: Stab wound, writing a book, stupid questions
writing a book, stupid questions, stab: Hi Darci, I would like to answer your question, however my answer will be to lengthy to answer right now as I will be away till Sunday night, can you wait till Monday evening for my response???? If you can, please mail your question to me at medic86100@yahoo.com...

First Aid: Stab wound, stab wound, followup question
stab wound, followup question, fecal material: Darci: I m sorry that it took me so long to answer this followup question. I thought that I had. but I m getting kinda old and forgetful. Yes antibiotic would kill any infection. It could take up to a week or a little longer to kill all the infection. As...

First Aid: Stabbed by sharp palm tree spine, tree spine, heart level
tree spine, heart level, anaphylactic reaction: Hi Ava; Sorry for the delay. I am having a chronic problem with my network server. This turned out to be a great question. I had trouble finding the first aid treatment for this specific wound. What I did find was that CASTOR OIL is helpful in this...

First Aid: Staple in Fingertip, tetanus shot, signs of infection
tetanus shot, signs of infection, healthy person: Hello Jeremy Unless there is signs of infection such as streaks going up your hand and arm, smelly puss and discharge or severe swelling of the finger then there is really nothing to worry about. Just make sure that you are up-to-date on your tetanus...

First Aid: Stiches, internal brain, head wounds
internal brain, head wounds, will most likely need: Scalp wounds bleed a lot but if the bleeding hasn t stopped it will most likely need stitches. Doctors don t generally like to do stitches after 6 hours for fear of infection but if there is a gaping wound they often have no choice. They can also clean it...

First Aid: Stiches needed?, triple antibiotic ointment, hydrogen peroxide
triple antibiotic ointment, hydrogen peroxide, signs of infection: Hi lo, If this injury is greater than 8 hour old---I guess it is by now---It can t be sutured. At this point watch for signs of infection, keep it clean with soap and water. Do NOT use hydrogen peroxide or Neosporin/Triple Antibiotic ointment. Keep it covered....

First Aid: Stiches?, dermabond, antibiotic properties
dermabond, antibiotic properties, sterile dressing: Hi Billy, It is my opinion that you should seek medical attention for this wound. Puncture type injuries, such as the one that you describe, may require antibiotics due to the increased risk of infection. As far as stitches are concerned, that may be...

First Aid: Stitch, suture removal, accidentaly
suture removal, accidentaly, biopsies: Hi Alfred, Suture removal on the scalp is usually within 5 days. No need to leave them in longer than that. A single suture that came out isn t a problem. The wound should heal just fine as it is. If you contact your doctor, I m sure he will confirm this...

First Aid: Stitches on a child, going on vacation, pair of tweezers, left hand corner
pair of tweezers, left hand corner, pair of scissors: First, I am sorry about your daughter s fall, but am glad she is okay. If you are going anywhere where she can get them dirty, I would cover it with a bandaid. I would try to keep them dry. If she gets them wet no big deal. Just try not to keep them in constant...

First Aid: Stroke symptoms, symptoms of a stroke, stroke symptoms
symptoms of a stroke, stroke symptoms, simple sentence: Birgitte: I m so sorry that it is taking so long to answer your question. I thought that I had, but was told that hadn t. A stroke can manifest itself in many ways depending on how severe the stroke is and what parts of the brain are effected. It...

First Aid: Suicide, bathtub full of water, valve mask
bathtub full of water, valve mask, apparent suicide: Hi Drew, Typically, in a situation like this, the medic would first deem the victim viable. In other words, assess to make sure that the victim is still alive. The reason being, is that if the victim dead, then the investigation would be handled by the...

First Aid: Suicide, bathtub full of water, film script
bathtub full of water, film script, blood volume: Hi drew, Much depends on how long he has been there and how much blood volume he s lost. Say he s been there just a few moments, you would apply pressure to the wounds to slow or stop the bleeding. Any more time that that, there would be a good chance he...

First Aid: Suicide, bathtub full of water, futher questions
bathtub full of water, futher questions, film script: You need to control the bleeding first. Paramedics know how to apply a tourniquet and should be used if the person is losing to much blood. Then check for breathing. If necessary, the paramedic should now perform CPR. If CPR is not needed, keep the person...

First Aid: Sunburn lip blisters, lip blisters, fever blister
lip blisters, fever blister, bottom lip: Hi Sandra, You have herpes virus all over your body and if you ve had chicken pox, you also have herpes virus in your spinal column. Sunlight can liberate herpes virus. I would just use over the counter treatments and in the future protect your lips more...

First Aid: Sutures/Stitches, blues strands, little finger
blues strands, little finger, stitches: hello, well there could be a few answers, because i cant see the finger i am just giving you the possible answers it could be, they could be the stitches in which case they will need to be removed, or they could be a special kind of stitch that just dissolves....

First Aid: 'Swallow tongue', heimlich maneuver, stomach pump
heimlich maneuver, stomach pump, bite wounds: Gerry, Well, first off you can be comforted because in all my years of paramedicine (almost 8), and all my years as a baseball, football, and hockey player (18 years), I have never seen someone swallow their tongue. A myth is that people who have seizures...

First Aid: Swelling, othopedic surgeon, proper diagnosis
othopedic surgeon, proper diagnosis, cartlidge: Rere: It sounds like you probably have torn your meniscus cartlidge in your knee. To make a proper diagnosis, you will need to see an Othopedic Surgeon. It may require surgery, but that is something that the doctor can advise you on. So I will recommend...

First Aid: Swollen finger from a stuck ring, good luck, circulation
good luck, circulation: Put the hand in ice. It helps with swelling. If the ring is too tight and cuts off circulation, you will have to be cut off. If the finger is turning blue or if the finger is cold, the ring has to be remove immediately. Otherwise she can lose her finger. ...

First Aid: Swollen right foot after a mosquito bite, mosquito bite, shoulder blade
mosquito bite, shoulder blade, west nile: Hi Mary, I am sending you a link from the Centers for Disease Control that has some valuable info. Unfortunately, it may be hard to determine, based on the info provided, whether you are at risk of being infected. Though, thus far, it doesn t sound like...

First Aid: scarring and vitamin E, belly button ring, vitamin e oil
belly button ring, vitamin e oil, scar tissue: Hi Becca, Vit E is OK to use and may help soften the scar. Keloids though are sometime shard to prevent. There has been some success by injecting them with steroids. There is no harm getting Vit E into the hole. As for using the ring, you d have to wait till...

First Aid: schizophrenic?, pychologist, brain disease
pychologist, brain disease, pattie: John, In order to prove to some people you have to have documentation. That is why I recommended that you see a psychiatrist or psychologist. You can tell people- family, friends, co-workers that you are not schizophrenia, but most are going to believe...

First Aid: secondary assessment, secondary assessment
secondary assessment: Attention. The primary asseseement is a quick go over for pt condition. Is the pt breathing? etc, then we check quickly for blood/bleeding, and then we get detailed and attempt to pin point a problem area. further questions email me at froggybooper@hotmail.co...

First Aid: seizures, cause seizures, strobe lights
cause seizures, strobe lights, local school district: Ruth: No I don t charge for questions. It was thought at one time that stobe lights could cause seizures however I dont know of any documented cases.They were removed from school buses for a while. I know that most school buses now have them again....

First Aid: self-inflicted gunshot wound and suicide attempt, self inflicted wounds, arteries and veins
self inflicted wounds, arteries and veins, writing a short story: it would depend on the severity of the punctured lung. was there are chest tube to reinflate? she would have to be medically cleared- meaning all of her medical problems were taken care of before being transferred to the psych unit. has she tried to commit...

First Aid: self inflicted gunshot, exact extent, sheer energy
exact extent, sheer energy, exit wound: Amina, The magnitude of this injury will be determined based on several things. 1) How much blood loss was there? If it was significant, that means the brain was starved of it a great deal, and will therefore suffer. How much the brain will suffer depends...

First Aid: semi deep cut, antibiotic cream, piece of glass
antibiotic cream, piece of glass, tissue damage: George, the swelling is probably from the tissue damage done when you cut your hand. as long as you got all of the glass out and cleaned it well, it should be okay. the numbness may be due to the small amount of damage done to the thumb, as long as you...

First Aid: severe sunburn, severe sunburn, benedryl
severe sunburn, benedryl, skin cancer: Hi Christina, Do not use Benedryl or Calamine lotion. Both of these can make the itching worse. Use a lotion with Benzocaine. The other and much more serious issue is skin cancer. A burn like your husband got makes him a prime candidate for skin cancer later...

First Aid: short story, gunshot wounds, writing a short story
gunshot wounds, writing a short story, us civil war: Melanie: There really wasn t much that could be done at that time period. It would probably just be cleaned as best as possible, crudely stitched and the person sent back to battle. I have not heard of using salt as an antibiotic, but I can not tell you...

First Aid: signs of concussion, signs of concussion, swollen leg
signs of concussion, swollen leg, blood clot: Hi A. Ladd, This is an oft misunderstood issue. The “sleep after concussion” is really about not being able to arouse someone who has sustained a concussion, not preventing the patient from going to sleep. A person with a serious concussion will normally...

First Aid: sildenafil andd palpitation afraid, cardiac problem, physcians
cardiac problem, physcians, prescription medications: Akasg: I you are having any problems with prescription medications, you should contact the physcians that prescribed them. He/she is the only person who knows your conditions and can best advise you on how and when these medications should and should not...

First Aid: sliced chunk, hydrogen peroxide, sterile saline
hydrogen peroxide, sterile saline, neosporin: Phyl; no, nno, don t yank it off! The best thing to do with as dreesing that has soaked completely through is to cover it with MORE streile drsssing, let it sit for a day or so, take it off CAREFULLY, then cleanse it with sterile saline, hydrogen peroxide,...

First Aid: sliced skin and nail off finger, antibiotics, good luck
antibiotics, good luck, few days: Cindi: Sorry to hear about your injury. It should be fairly well starting to heal in a week or two. The pain should be gone in a few days, however it you hit it or bump it on something, it might still be a little sore. I would keep it covered and use the...

First Aid: slit leg, floor tiles, signs of infection
floor tiles, signs of infection, soap and water: Hi Carolyn, It may just be delayed pain from the incident BUT I d watch for signs of infection (heat, redness,swelling, worse pain) and if they show up, see your doctor, By the way, don t use any ointments--especially triple or Neosporin types. These are...

First Aid: sliver, reactive change, scar tissue
reactive change, scar tissue, soap and water: Hi Susan, This foreign body has set up a reactive change that is forming scar tissue. If it isn t too deep, take a needle and break the skin over the most visible part. Try prying at the skin to expose the sliver. Once it is exposed, try working it out with...

First Aid: small blister not from a burn not from alergey, definite answer, family doctor
definite answer, family doctor, dermatologist: Julie: Those blisters could be caused by many things. To get a clear answer, you need to see your family doctor and possibly a dermatologist. Because they itch, it sounds like some type of allergic reaction, But it could be almost anything. Sorry that I...

First Aid: soap in eyes, dish soap, running water
dish soap, running water, first aid: Hi Tania, Most likely, what you d need to do is flush your eyes with running water. However, you should first read the label of the soap bottle to see if there are any first aid instructions on it. Typically, though, the running water is best. Stephe...

First Aid: son cut thumb on meat slicer, butterfly bandages, antibiotic creams
butterfly bandages, antibiotic creams, meat slicer: Hi Lisa, There is an 8 hour “golden period “ in which stitiches can be placed. By now I would assume it’s already been too late for that. Keep it cleaned with soap and water; cover with a bandaid or butterfly’s and let it heal on it’s own. Use NO antibiotic...

First Aid: my son's finger, s finger, ring finger
s finger, ring finger, natural healing: Hi Kelly, If the skin pad is gone, and it depends on how much is missing, he should have it seen to determine what s best. Stitches are rarely ever used to close a wound where soft tissue is missing completely. The wound is usually dressed and natural healing...

First Aid: sore ribs, sore ribs, fractured ribs
sore ribs, fractured ribs, broken ribs: Hi Nolan, If this is from a trauma, the best thing is to use over the counter medicines (tyleol and ibuprofen) and just be patient. As long as there is no fever, coughing blood or true shortness of breath, there is nothing more to do. Xrays, even if positive...

First Aid: spider bite, brown recluse spider, recluse spider bite
brown recluse spider, recluse spider bite, brown recluse spider bite: Hi Luisa, This may have been a Brown Recluse Spider bite. There isn t much to do for this except to let it run its course. Once it has declared it self, sometimes these need surgery to clean the site. He probably should get another opinion about this bite....

First Aid: spider bites, brown recluse spiders, spider bites
brown recluse spiders, spider bites, emergency room: Catherine: I assure you that I am in no way an expert on spiders and would have to consult with someone before I could tell you. If it is a spider bite, you really don t have time for that. I will recommend that you see your doctor or go to your local Emergency...

First Aid: splashed oil in eye, safety precaution, delicate structures
safety precaution, delicate structures, sterile water: Hi David, If the cooking oil is fresh (clean, never used) and not hot, then rinsing the eye out should do the trick. Now, if it splattered in your face while you were cooking, and the oil is hot and/or dirty, then it would be a good idea to seek treatment....

First Aid: splinter, blood blister, loose skin
blood blister, loose skin, scab: Hello Liz, do you mean a blood blister ? I have never heard of a blood splinter. If it is a blood blister just leave it alone and your body will reabsorb the blood and and the top part of loose skin will fall off. Kind of like a scab. A blood splinter...

First Aid: sprain in big toe, big toe, happy holidays
big toe, happy holidays, sprain: Jordan, Good day, and I apologize for the delay of my response. When I get a new question all experts is supposed to send me an email informing me of a question, but occasionally they won t send me an alert until they send me a reminder. Without further delay,...

First Aid: sprained ankle, figure of eight, how to wrap a sprained ankle
figure of eight, how to wrap a sprained ankle, medical help: Hi Dave, This is difficult to do without a direct visualization off the technique. The easiest way to describe an emergency wrap is to use a length of cloth of some kind, place thee ankle in a 90?orientation and wrap in a figure of eight method. Firmly...

First Aid: stab wound to shoulder, penetrating injury, vital structures
penetrating injury, vital structures, initial care: Hi Karina, A lot depends on where the wound is and how deep it is. There are vital structures around the shoulder. The wound could be anything from a minor skin break and muscle injury to a penetrating injury to the lung or laceration of a great vessel. The...

First Aid: stiches, stitches, appointment
stitches, appointment: hia well it all depends on what type of stitches you have. some stitches need to be taken out at the hospital, your doctor will make you an appointment when he feels the wound is heeled. it also depends on the size of the wound. if you haven t got an appointment...

First Aid: stiches, ashton iowa, razor knife
ashton iowa, razor knife, tips of my fingers: Hi Chuck, What you are experiencing is the norm for this kind of wound. The pain is from the trauma, bleeding underneath the cut and the suturing. All this will likely resolve in a few weeks. Muscle will grow back with or without stitches but putting them...

First Aid: stiches, worst case scenario, mild infections
worst case scenario, mild infections, dettol: Hi Rebecca The stitches will only feel like a small tug when you get them removed. It will not hurt at all in comparison to the injections you received when you got the stitches. The only time it does pull a bit is if some of the tissue has healed into...

First Aid: stiches, stiches, amputation
stiches, amputation, heya: Pam was correct in saying the pain is negligible. As long as you take proper care of the site it will not become infected. The doctor or tech who takes your stitches out will tell you how to give proper care to the site. I would certainly not worry about amputation...

First Aid: stiches that hurt, stitches, doctor who
stitches, doctor who, meds: Hi Payton, Stitches can normally be expected to hurt for the entire time that they are in. If the wound is infected, it should be seen to by the doctor who put the stiches in. If they are too tight, they may need to be seen to as well. If you have any concerns...

First Aid: When to get stiches, butterfly bandages, golden period
butterfly bandages, golden period, open wound: Hi Cyndi, It s OK to do what you are doing as long as you are careful. The nice thing about the face is that it heals despite us. I really don t think that you are going to have any problems. Just treat the butterfly s carefully and don t change them unless...

First Aid: stitches came out, gauze pad, sterile gauze
gauze pad, sterile gauze, thumb knuckle: nancy, It would probably be a good idea to get it restitched. If nothing, get it checked out by your doctor who stitched it. An infection can go away, but then if you neglect it just a little bit, it can turn into something extremely painful. Keeping it open...

First Aid: stitches in palm, palm area, hand surgeon
palm area, hand surgeon, anesthetic: Hi Nic, Yes. The anesthetic probably was injected near or into a nerve. This numbness is either a left over from that or possibly the nerve itself was traumatized by the cut and is irritated. If the numbness doesn t resolve in a week, you should have your...

First Aid: stitches, 7 stitches, good luck
7 stitches, good luck, few days: Usually stitches stay in between 7 and 14 days depending on their location. Chest ones typically stay in between 10 and 14 days. As long as when you pull on the skin, it doesn t seem to be separating and there is no obvious split in the skin, there should...

First Aid: how to stop a bloody nose, how to stop a bloody nose, stopping a bloody nose
how to stop a bloody nose, stopping a bloody nose, hi mary: Hi Mary...If it is just a simple bloody nose, tilt the head back and pinch the nostrials together for a few minutes, that should do it....you may have to do it a couple of times, but it works most of the time.... Crai...

First Aid: storing water for emergencies, family emergency preparedness, room temperature environment
family emergency preparedness, room temperature environment, emergency preparedness kits: Hi Kerry, Distilled water is water with minerals removed. As long as it is kept in a sealed container in a room temperature environment, it should last for a long time. If you have the ability to purify it through a charcoal filter, it will preserve it even...

First Aid: strange symptoms, cardiac echo, strange symptoms
cardiac echo, strange symptoms, sao2: Mike: Since you have had a complete workup I would wonder if you were not having panic attacks. What is your normal resting blood pressure?. The ones that you listed are high. The SpO2 that you listed shows that you are hyperventilating. ...

First Aid: stroke/tia, stroke tia, diffence
stroke tia, diffence, warning sign: Dan: The only diffence in a stoke and a TIA is that the TIA is transient. The symptoms will subside and the patient will be back to normal after a certain length of time, where a stroke usually leaves some type of residual damage. A TIA is a warning sign...

First Aid: stubbed toe, soft tissue injuries, soft tissue damage
soft tissue injuries, soft tissue damage, kicking a soccer ball: Hi Woody, Unfortunately, without an exam and possibly image studies, it may be difficult to determine whether your toe is broken or not. If a bone in your toe or foot is broken, then the healing process can take a couple of weeks or longer. If there...

First Aid: stubbed toe infection?, pramoxine hci, first aid kit
pramoxine hci, first aid kit, hydrogen peroxide: Hi Rosa, Depends on how big the flap is. Ordinarily I d leave the flap on as it serves as a biologic bandaid covering the raw undersurface. DO NOT use any triple antibiotic ointmanet. That stuff is poison to the skin. Just keep it clean with soap and...

First Aid: stubbed toe, pain medication, toe nail
pain medication, toe nail, big toe: Cecilla: Taking the Tylenol will be good for pain. You possibly have broken you toe, however other than taping it to the next toe as splint, there really isn t much that you can do. If the toe nail is getting black you might have blood under the nail,...

First Aid: I stuck my finger in a nail12-01-2007(Sat.)Today at 7:30am, tetanus shot, sat7
tetanus shot, sat7, signs of infection: You need to get a tetanus shot since has been more than 5yrs since your last one. Keep the finger clean and dry. Watch for signs of infection: redness, swelling, and finger feeling warm/hot to touch. If any of these happen, you need to see your doctor or healthcare...

First Aid: stuck by a thorne from a palm tree, emergency care center, palm tree
emergency care center, palm tree, thornes: It sounds like you might have an infection. I suggest you go to your doctor as soon as possible or the local emergency room/emergency care center. Clean it with warm warm and soap. Place an ice pack on it and go to get it checked out as soon as possible....

First Aid: stump toe, first 48 hours, cold pack
first 48 hours, cold pack, frostbite: Suzanne, With an injury such as a sprain, strain, or anything similar (such as a stumped toe ) ice is usually recommended for the first 48 hours to reduce possibility of bruising and swelling. After that, heat or ice may be used depending on your comfort...

First Aid: sun blister on lip, sun blister on lip, herpes simplex virus
sun blister on lip, herpes simplex virus, blister on lip: Hi Matti, This is probably an outbreak of herpes simplex virus from sun exposure. There are a number of remedies for treating this available over the counter. Unforunately there is no prevention except to stay out of the direct sunlight--something that is...

First Aid: survival rates...., level 1 trauma center, hospital aquired infections
level 1 trauma center, hospital aquired infections, emergency medical treatment: Lee: I m sure that the statistics that the hospitals are showing only reflect until the patient leaves the hospital. The hospital really does not have any control of the patient s condition after they leave the hospital. Actually in- hospital infections...

First Aid: can you swallow your tongue, muscles, tongue
muscles, tongue: Alan: No, you can not swallow your tongue. If you become unconscious and are laying on your back, the muscles that control your tongue will relax and the tongue will fall back, blocking your airway. But you can not swallow your tongue. ...

First Aid: swelling hand, blood vessel damage, bacterial infection symptoms
blood vessel damage, bacterial infection symptoms, elastic bandage: I feel you need to be evaluated by an emergency physician right away. It sounds as though you may have an infection which is beginning but just has not spread yet. Due to the conditions in which you work, it is likely that bacteria entered a small cut and...

First Aid: swimming with stitches, stitches, cyst
stitches, cyst, time line: Hi Erin, It will be risky not for the stitches but the fact that the wound might come apart. It sounds like the time line will be about 7 days. That isn’t long enough for healing on the upper back. Ten days is usually when those stitches should come out....

First Aid: swollen finger, scar tissue, physical therapy
scar tissue, physical therapy, antibiotics: Hi Dan, Sorry about the delay ingetting back to you. The AllExpert site has been busy and I couldn t get to your question. It probably represents scar tissue. I trust that the bite was opened and irrigated well and that you were put on antibiotics, yes?...

First Aid: swollen hand, cellulitis, forearm
cellulitis, forearm, fiance: I sounds like he could be getting a cellulitis. He need to contact his doctor or go to the local emergency room for evaluation and possibly be placed on antibiotics if so. Good Luck Roge...

First Aid: swollen hand, compression syndrome, venous flow
compression syndrome, venous flow, hair bands: Hi If the hand is still swollen it indeed needs to be looked at. It sounds like the rubber bands caused what is called compression syndrome. This is where the area that the circulation was cut off fills up with toxins. It is extremely dangerous and...

First Aid: swollowing objects, game pieces, abdominal pain
game pieces, abdominal pain, healthcare practitioner: Hi Angie, Something of that nature may well pass without problems. Should your son start having abdominal pain or vomiting, then he should be seen by a healthcare practitioner. As an aside, urgent issues like this are better dealt with by a local physician...

First Aid: symptoms & what to do for Pulmonary embolism/Deep vein thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis, muscle cramps
deep vein thrombosis, muscle cramps, poor circulation: Steve: A Pulmonary Embolism would present with breathing difficulty, sometimes severe that has not improvement with high flow Oxygen and possibly the skin turning a blue color. A Thrombosis would present with severe pain to the extremity, almost always...

First Aid: Tetanus, bullet wounds, indeterminate time
bullet wounds, indeterminate time, mortality rate: Hi Gwendy, There are a slew of symptoms if one is infected with Tetanus Baterium. Symptoms can occur very quickly, certainly within 24 hours. A bullet wound can be a cause of tetanus infection, but the bullet itself is not the cause as the temperature of...

First Aid: Thorn in my finger, soaking in epsom salts, epsom salt
soaking in epsom salts, epsom salt, pair of tweezers: AS much as i hate to say this, she needs to dig it out. Unless it is leaking puss, or is really red, warmer than usual, and very swollen. Those are signs of infection. If she shows these signs of infection she needs to see her doctor who will then dig it...

First Aid: Thumb cut with slicer, moderate flow, guaze
moderate flow, guaze, soap and water: Hi Terri, I appreciate your concern about the cost of an ER visit. Usually pressure applied and left in place will stop bleeding. I am surprised that your doctor couldn t tell you if there was an artery in that area . In any event, as long as the cut is...

First Aid: Thumb nail, smashed finger, thumb nail
smashed finger, thumb nail, nail bed: Brandy: Yes your probably have blood under the nail and that can be quite painfull. You can go back to your local Emergency Room and have the nain drilled or you can do it at home with a paper clip. Hold one end of the paperclip over a flame for just a...

First Aid: Toe Bleeding, fractured toe, neosporin
fractured toe, neosporin, toe nail: Hi Greg, It has to do with gravity. As long as he s up on the foot, bleeding wll be more pronounced. I wouldn t use Neosporin at all. The bleeding will ultimately stop. If there is a possibility of a fractured toe, it ought to be checked out to see if antibiotics...

First Aid: Toe stuck, utmost seriousness, thumb hole
utmost seriousness, thumb hole, bowling ball: Hi Ray, Does sound like something that I d get yesterday. But I will, of course, take this with the utmost seriousness. I am afraid to say that your best bet would really be to go to the ER. If the toe can not be removed, then that really is the only...

First Aid: Toenail loss, finger nail, good luck
finger nail, good luck: I really don t have much experience with nail removal. I would suggest that you contact whoever removed the nail and ask them. They might look at it for you and give you more of an intellegent answer than I can. Good...

First Aid: Torn Fingernail, hydrogen peroxide, white blood cells
hydrogen peroxide, white blood cells, guaze: Hi Chanelle, Sure sounds like you have given yourself quite the injury. Glad to hear you applied first aid principals. Keep in mind, never apply peroxide as it kills white blood cells. It isn t the best thing to use. As far as the nail, I wouldn t be...

First Aid: Tornique, tonique, medical services
tonique, medical services, 15 minutes: Martin: The standard is to remove it for a few seconds every 15 minutes. I guess that you would have to evaluate whether removing it would cause the patient to bleed so much that his/her life would be at risk. You may have to risk the limb to save the...

First Aid: Trauma surgeon vs ER doctor?, medicine family practice, trauma surgeon
medicine family practice, trauma surgeon, trauma case: Hi Lee, An ER doc can see and treat all manner of illness and trauma. If things come in that are requiring more expertise, a specialist is called in (Ortho-trauma surgeon-neurosurgeon etc). Paramedics are charged with getting a patient to the nearest hospital...

First Aid: Treatment for Facial Gunshot Wounds, tubes in the ears, gun shot wound
tubes in the ears, gun shot wound, gunshot wounds: Good day Rachel,and thank you very much for your question. This is a rough spot, Rachel. The fact is, leaving the medical facility you are being treated in is never a good idea...for any reason. There are antibiotics that can be taken, and other precautions...

First Aid: Triage, scrathes, critical patient
scrathes, critical patient, triage: Hi Candy, Typically the colors are as follows: Green-No injury or superficial injury (scrathes/bruises etc) Yellow- Walking Wounded ... minor to moderate injuries. Most likely nothing imminently fatal. Red-Critical patient with life threatening...

First Aid: Triage, broken bones, extensive care
broken bones, extensive care, immediate care: Candy, Usually the triage colors are as follows: Green: Routine - minor injuries that can wait (cuts, minor broken bones and such) Yellow: Urgent - more severe injuries that require care, however require more immediate care than green (minor surgical...

First Aid: temporary blindness, loss of vision, temporary blindness
loss of vision, temporary blindness, sunny day: Amanda, I am really not sure how much help I can be. Temporary loss of vision can be caused by many different factors. I am not a doctor and cannot tell you what happened just from the description you told me. Personally, I would see a optometrist. Vision...

First Aid: temporary blindness, severe anxiety, temporary blindness
severe anxiety, temporary blindness, sunny day: Hi Amanda, Blindness as you described is called Amaurosis Fugax. It is a temporary blindness brought on by severe anxiety. You may not have FELT anxious at the time in order for it to occur. If this should happen again, I would recommend a Head CT Scan just...

First Aid: temporary blindness, brain problem, temporary blindness
brain problem, temporary blindness, cat scan: Amanda: What you described could have many causes. It could be that your blood sugar dropped. They could be confirmed or ruled out with a sinple blood sugar exam. It could be from a neurological (brain) problem. Did they do a CAT scan on your brain. Your...

First Aid: tetanus, tetanus shot, string steel
tetanus shot, string steel, piano string: Hi Kenneth, A tetanus shot will not prevent Tetanus. The shot is given after injury because it is a convenient time to give a booster. The tetanus shot will take at least 6 weeks to confer immunity to the disease. You should get one if you haven t had a booster...

First Aid: tetanus, tetanus shot, string steel
tetanus shot, string steel, piano string: If you have not had a tetanus shot in the past 5 yrs, you will need a booster shot. Monday should be ok, but the sooner you get the shot the better. Also, some insurance companies will not pay for them after a certain amount of time. Hopefully, you cleaned...

First Aid: tetanus, symptoms of tetanus, tetanus shot
symptoms of tetanus, tetanus shot, string steel: The symptoms of tetanus usually show within 2 days to a couple weeks. These include headaches and lockjaw. Most times tetanus is contracted by deep cuts that acquire dirt or rust in them. If you have not been given a recent tetanus shot you should go to...

First Aid: tetanus shots, tetanus immune globulin, tetanus shots
tetanus immune globulin, tetanus shots, tetanus shot: Hi Joy, You can get a Tetanus shot any time. If you are up to date with innoculations, you shouldn t need to worry. Getting a Tetanus shot at the time of an injury doesn t prevent the disease. It is given then because of convenience in getting an update...

First Aid: tetanus, tetanus shot, garden tool
tetanus shot, garden tool, immunity: Hi Lauren, Sorry for the delay. My regular practice has been unbelievably busy. Number one: false number two: false number three: false Getting a tetanus shot at the time of injury won t protect you from Tetanus. The shot is just given to update immunity....

First Aid: tetinus, tetanus injection, string steel
tetanus injection, string steel, piano string: Hi Kenneth, My recommendation is that if you have not had a tetanus immunization in the past 5 years (though 10 years is also stated numerously), then I would get one ASAP. However, according to the Mayo Clinic, tetanus infection is quite rare in the US...

First Aid: thicker blood in one arm, thick blood, arm position
thick blood, arm position, anjel: Hi anjel lenee, I honestly do not think that the blood was any thicker in one arm or the other. I believe that what was occurring was that the catheter (needle) was being occluded somehow, causing the blood to not flow through it as well. This could be...

First Aid: I thik my kid may have eaten some candy wrapper foil by mistake is this bad?, poison information center, candy wrapper foil
poison information center, candy wrapper foil, bad art: Art, Generally, foil wrappers are non toxic, however they do pose what we call a foreign body hazard. Depending on the size of the wrapper and the age of the child, it could get stuck in the esophogus (tube going from mouth to stomach), or not pass...

First Aid: think i have broken or cracked a rib, physicians office, bruised rib
physicians office, bruised rib, football match: In short, yes, you should go to the doctor. There are many possible injuries that you could have sustained from being punched and the two lower ribs are the most susceptible to injury. The two lower sets of rips are known as floating ribs because they...

First Aid: thorn puncture, signs of infection, thorn
signs of infection, thorn, remedy: Sol Berry, My concern witht his would be that there might be a piece of the thorn left in place, and if so until it comes out it will likely hurt a lot and it could become infected. If you aren t 100% certain there isn t any left, and you can t see...

First Aid: timing, food poison, intestinal tract
food poison, intestinal tract, matter of minutes: Andy, Hello, and I greatly apologize for the delay in my response. In my line of work, I do not always get the time I wish to have. Really, it all depends. If you ask some professionals and seek information in some publishings, the answer will be at least...

First Aid: tingling, vitamin b12 deficiency, pins and needles
vitamin b12 deficiency, pins and needles, forehead area: Hi Mary, I must admit that this is something that would best be asked of a doctor, as it is unfortunately beyond a first aid care giver s typical expertise. However, if I were to hazard a guess, I would say that it could possibly some sort of neurologic...

First Aid: My toe, ace bandage, time c
ace bandage, time c, compresion: Hello Again Alan, Thanks for writing back; it is good to hear from you. Regarding your toe, It sounds like you did a good job caring for your injury. After I wrote you back, I though of an acronym I learned regarding injuries like this to address the...

First Aid: toe cut by glass, sutures, big toe
sutures, big toe, scab: Hi Pete, Depending on the location of the cut, and the cut itself, either sutures or a chemical called dermabond may be required to close the wound. Dermabond is a glue like substance that physicans can use in a lot of situations (and can be found OTC)....

First Aid: toe nail, pediatrist, toe nail
pediatrist, toe nail, big toe: Bryan: The toe nail will fall off by itself. You could go to your doctor, Emergency Room or a Pediatrist to have the nail removed. It will die and will not reattach. A new nail will grow under the old nail and after a couple months you will not even know...

First Aid: my toe, pain reliver, dangerous sport
pain reliver, dangerous sport, toe injury: Hi Alan, Sorry you are injured. I know this kind of injury can be very painful. It s hard to say for sure what your injury is. You mentioned you hurt your leg. But your description was very limited. So I can only address the toe injury. It sounds...

First Aid: toenail avulsions, medical supply store, breastfeeding mom
medical supply store, breastfeeding mom, avulsions: Hi Mindy, First, I wouldn’t have removed it. The nail serves as a biologic dressing and protection. Since that is no longer an option, I would simply keep it clean with soap and water and DO NOT use Neosporin or triple antibiotic for this (or anything else...

First Aid: toenail injury, toenail discoloration, big toe
toenail discoloration, big toe, thanks in advance: Hi Tanya, At this point I wouldn’t worry about your toenail discoloration. This will go away in time. If the toenail falls off a new one will grow back BUT, if the tissue that forms the nail was damaged by the injury, the new nail may be deformed....

First Aid: toenail injury, crazy glue, big toe
crazy glue, big toe, regrowth: Hi Stacy, The nail should not be cracked across its width. This is an odd way for the nail to be damaged, provided I understand your description. Just keeping a band aid on the nail will protect it. An alternative to the band-aid would be to put a bead of...

First Aid: toenail loss, hydrogen peroxide h2o2, urgent care center
hydrogen peroxide h2o2, urgent care center, local anesthetic: Hi Geoff, Your friend must be little uncomfortable to but it mildly. It is hard to advise if you should remove the nail or not. I can say once the nail is broken it will not mend back together. There is a point where the nail (usually when it grows past...

First Aid: toenail, epsom salt, antibiotic cream
epsom salt, antibiotic cream, antibiotic ointment: Hi Deb, I wouldn t use peroxide or antibiotic cream (especially the triple kind or Neosporin) Both those products can do more harm than good. Soaking in Epsom Salt won t hurt but won t really help either. I would just protect it from further trauma with...

First Aid: toenails falling off, ill fitting shoes, blood blisters
ill fitting shoes, blood blisters, nail matrix: Hi Micael, You are reepeatedly injuring the toes and in doing so have cut off blood supply to the nail matrix. This all secondary to running and possibly ill fitting shoes. Another likely possibility is fungus from the repeated trauma which will cause the...

First Aid: tongue emergeny, consciousness, muscles
consciousness, muscles, tongue: It is impossible for someone to swallow their tongue, instead what happens is that because the muscles are relaxed when unconscious the tongue will fall back and block the airway. If this happens it is very important to re-open the airway which can be simply...

First Aid: tongue, c spine, two different ways
c spine, two different ways, cheekbones: Hello There are two different ways of ensuring a person s airway depending on whether there is trauma or not. The first (if no trauma) is simply lift their chin and tilt their forehead back, this naturally allows the tongue to get out of the way opening...

First Aid: toracic trauma, flail chest, broken ribs
flail chest, broken ribs, exact extent: Hi Giulia, This subject s ability to perform those various activities will be largely based on the exact extent of internal damage. An individual with broken ribs can indeed run, shoot, drive, etc., but will obviously be in excruciating pain. Indeed,...

First Aid: torn ligaments, hairline fracture, torn ligaments
hairline fracture, torn ligaments, ankle injury: Hi Margie: Sorry to hear about your ankle injury. You did the right thing to have it x-rayed to eliminate the possibility of a fracture. Now all you have to do is give it plenty of rest. It needs time to heal properly before you can make day to day...

First Aid: tourniquet question, necrotic tissue, blood stream
necrotic tissue, blood stream, blood flow: Hi Jay, Years ago, it was regularly taught that a tourniquet be loosened every couple of minutes. However, it was later found that doing so actually caused more damage. Here s why: While the theory that allowing some blood flow would help save the...

First Aid: tourniquet question, saber tooth tiger, femoral artery
saber tooth tiger, femoral artery, rural area: hi there, well let s put it this way...you shouldnt apply a tourniquet to anything as a first resort. other bleeing control techniques should be exausted before you even consider this technique....but....if u live in a rural area with the nearest hispital...

First Aid: tourniquet, last ditch effort, lone survivor
last ditch effort, lone survivor, military survival: Hello David, and thank you very much for your question, I appreciate it. the manual is probably trying to dissuade you from loosening a tourniquet by yourself because when you twist the tourniquet tight enough to stop the flow of blood to the affected area,...

First Aid: toxic, stomach acids, oval body
stomach acids, oval body, digestive processes: Hi Al, I apologize for taking so long on this reply. My computer went down, and also some other personal issues occurred that I had to tend with. The main difference between worms and the situation that you were in is that worms are parasites, and...

First Aid: trouble after a car accident, muscle relaxers, warm baths
muscle relaxers, warm baths, washing dishes: Hi Misty, I would be dubious of electroceutical therapy. There really isn t any known benefit that a good massage wouldn t do. An Osteopath is a regular medical doctor cross trained in manipulation techniques. I work with one and have seen the magic of manipulation...

First Aid: UNSCONSIOUS/LEAVING, unconscious person, casualty
unconscious person, casualty, tongue: Hi again, Jaysalee, Leaving an unconscious person on his/her back can cause that person to aspirate if vomiting, bleeding, or slobbering occurs. This, of course, could obstruct the airway. Placing the victim on their side will also allow the tongue...

First Aid: uncomfort in chest region, chest region, cracked rib
chest region, cracked rib, palpitations: Hey Tim. From what you mentioned it sounds like you are having palpitations, or the awareness of your own heartbeat. The best solution is to go see another doctor. There are a number of things it can be, from purely nothing to lethal periods of your heart...

First Aid: untrained and trained, response type, lay person
response type, lay person, first response: Hello, I would consider anyone trained in first aid to be someone who has completed a first aid or first response type class and knows how to give CPR and administer the most basic life saving skills. Untrained would be considered any other lay person...

First Aid: Vaccines, imunizations, polio vaccine
imunizations, polio vaccine, health care provider: Hi, thanks for you wonderful question. As usual, anytime anyone, regardless of age get s any sort of injection/vaccines there are a few possibilities that can happen adversely. Simply put, he could have an allergic reaction - very rare, but possible (he could...

First Aid: Veins, adequate blood supply, veins and arteries
adequate blood supply, veins and arteries, numbness in the hands: Nora; Good evening, and thank you very much for your question. The long-term damage done to the vein upon injury really depends on the amount of time that vein was without blood. Veins, just like every other tissue in our body, need blood to survive, too,...

First Aid: Vital Signs, pocket mask, open wounds
pocket mask, open wounds, vital signs: Vital signs are assessed by the blood pressure, pulse and respirations of a person. If the person is face down on the floor and unconscious with no breathing or pulse first summon an ambulance as this is a situation which exceeds what you will be able to...

First Aid: Vomiting, clear liquid diet, gastrointestinal infection
clear liquid diet, gastrointestinal infection, digestive process: Hi Amanda, Congratulations on your decision to better yourself. That is a very trying program. However, their results speak for themselves. From every health care professional I have heard from, time & time again, Weight Watchers is the most recommended...

First Aid: Vomiting, electrolyte solutions, constant vomiting
electrolyte solutions, constant vomiting, gatoraid: Amanda: It could be anything from food poisoning to the simple flu. I doubt that it is your diet although anything is possible. If you are still vomiting violently or you are vomiting alot you will need to see your doctor or go to your local emergency...

First Aid: vasaline, mederma for kids, soap and water
mederma for kids, soap and water, bacitracin: Hi Michelle, If the burn is 48 hours old or older, it probably doesn t need anything except routine cleaning with soap and water during regular bathing. I checked the web site. I know of no medicinal value of Onions as they pertain to burn treatment...

First Aid: ventilation vs life support, ventalator, medical decisions
ventalator, medical decisions, ventilator: Hi Kimberly, This is always a difficult situation. Apparently the doctors felt that the use of the ventilator was needed for the short term treatment as opposed to prolonging life without hope of recovery. As long as your Grandmother is capable of making...

First Aid: Wound irrigation, 2nd degree burns, wound irrigation
2nd degree burns, wound irrigation, first aid kit: Hello Tim, and thank you very much for your question. To answer it, the best cleanser depends in the severity of the wound and/or burn. Bottled sterile h20 and sterile saline (sodium chloride) can be bought at several drug stores in the first aid section,...

First Aid: wasp sting, meat tenderizer, eye brow
meat tenderizer, eye brow, benedryl: Hi Karen, As long as there is no breathing difficulty or lip or tongue swelling, it should resolve. Some things that you can do are to give her benedryl according to the dosing instructions and make a paste out of meat tenderizer and water. Put some on her...

First Aid: wasp sting, wasp sting, eye brow
wasp sting, eye brow, raction: Hi Chris, This is a normal raction to a wasp sting. The swelling will go down of its own accord. Ice is a good idea and even ibuprofen can help reducing the inflammatory effect. As long as no other venom reactions occur (itching all over, shortness of breath...

First Aid: water in the ear..., emergency care center, water in the ear
emergency care center, water in the ear, rubbing alcohol: Sara, The only real home remedy would be the rubbing alcohol. That should have dried up any water in the ear. If the water has gone too deep in the ear the alcohol won t help. You would need to see a doctor for that. I would recommend seeing your normal...

First Aid: water in the ear, emergency care center, fluid behind the ear drum
emergency care center, fluid behind the ear drum, water in the ear: Hi Sara, First of all, water probably isn t the problem. Putting alcohol in your ear canal is dangerous. My guess is that you either have fluid BEHIND the ear drum or wax that has softened and plugged the canal. The best thing to do is to see your healthcare...

First Aid: wound care, antibiotic ointment, wound care
antibiotic ointment, wound care, lawn mower: Terri: You need to watch the wound and make sure that it doesn t get infected. If the red part gets bigger and/or starts to feel hot, then it is getting infected. You need to keep it covered with a bandage and put some antibiotic ointment on it (if you...

First Aid: wound care, torn skin, extra skin
torn skin, extra skin, dead skin: Deanna, You would want to let the skin fall off naturally. If you try to pull off the piece of torn skin, you could potentially rip extra skin off causing a bigger wound. You still need to clean the wound daily to help prevent infection. I hope this was...

First Aid: wound irrigation solution, povidone iodine, wound irrigation
povidone iodine, wound irrigation, intact skin: Hi Bill, As a rule Povidone Iodine is not good for wound irrigation. It is toxic to tissue and shouldn t be used for that. Applying a small amount on a cut is OK, but too big a wound exposes too much tissue to this substance. Traditionally, Povidone Iodine...

First Aid: wrist pain, achy pain, wrist pain
achy pain, wrist pain, family doctor: Hi Camille, The potential diagnosis for this is varied. It would be difficult to hazard a guess without and examination, that unfortunately, I can’t perform. If this continues, it would be a good idea to have it checked out by your family doctor...

First Aid: XIPHOID, xyphoid process, xiphoid process
xyphoid process, xiphoid process, cartilage bone: Jaysalee, The Xyphoid is a little piece of cartilage/bone at the end of the sternum, comonly known as the breastplate. You can feel it by following your breastplate down to the sharp end just above your stomach - that s the xyphoid process. Hope this...

First Aid: back, back of my neck, fever
back of my neck, fever: Is there a chance you have been bitten by something? It is not good that it is redden and has a fever. I suggest you go to your doctor or ER as soon as possible. This is not something I can answer. You need to see a professional as soon as possible. (NOW)...

First Aid: WHAT IS, acronym
acronym: Hi Jaysalee, Other than for the anatomic part, I have never heard or this (acronym?) before. If it IS an acronym, it would be better to use the words to describe it. I would find out who brought this up to you and ask them for the breakdown of the term....

What to Do on a First Date: 1rst date conversation, and we're both first-timers, first timers, pizza place
first timers, pizza place, actor actress: Hey there, Okay. First off, congratulations! You must be nervous, excited, all that good stuff. And second off, I love The Holiday...but that s besides the point... If you were to make sundaes before you watch the movie, that would be a good opportunity...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date, new york manhattan, restauraunt
new york manhattan, restauraunt, every1: Hey there Elaine. Well firstly don t feel that you need to rush this relationship. Just because people claim you re moving too slow, doesn t mean that you are or aren t. You never mentioned your ages, but I m assuming you re still 13-16? This is still...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date jitters, fashion tips, jitters
fashion tips, jitters, italian restaurant: Hi there, Now, as dates go i would think that you would wear whatever you want to,but if the date is a date of outdoors activities then i would go for very causal clothes,but i think if you really want fashion tips as a question i would ask expert Emma Barnes,...

What to Do on a First Date: our 1st date to the movies alone, hi mary, chating
hi mary, chating, mary jane: HI Mary jane, please stop worrying about nothing,your boyfriend will so worried too,if not much more than you are.Now talking to him will be so normal it will just happen because he will be so keen to please you,he will worry about what to say and what to...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date!, friend doesn, being friends
friend doesn, being friends, good luck: Hi Naser,this is easy to say but not easy to do;so here goes,being friends is good but remember that you can ruin a good friendship,if your friend doesn t like you the same way as you like her.So just play it cool and ask her out as you,not someone your not!be...

What to Do on a First Date: she has a boyfriend, chemistry test, favorite sport
chemistry test, favorite sport, kindergarden: Ok well lets explain a major topic in psychology with your favorite sport. Lets say you play football every day. Well one day you couldn t play this because no one was on the field to play against you. You went home upset that you didn t have the chance...

What to Do on a First Date: date...or not, friensd, mixed signals
friensd, mixed signals, awkward position: My advice is don t date at this time. You are 15 and there may be a law that says you can t date in your area due to your age. Even if no law, it s clear you aren t ready to date. This is not uncommon. No need to rush. As for was that a date? If she didn...

What to Do on a First Date: FIRST DATE !!, question pool, followup question
question pool, followup question, going shopping: Hi Sam, I just got your question from the question pool because it was unanswered. I see it s too late for the date you had. How did it turn out? If you want me to still give you advice about anything, just email me at DWooley97@yahoo.com or ask a followup...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, typical dinner, carriage ride
typical dinner, carriage ride, horse carriage: Hi, Kevin sorry about the delay. The horse idea you mentioned above could be good, yet it depends on the type of women. Can you tell me a drop about her liking. The flower idea is one I usually recommend, yet of course it s not always required. I recommend...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date!, safety area, safety experts
safety area, safety experts, 16 year olds: Nuj I recommend speaking to our internet safety area and also the police. I ve seen a lot of predators online trying to date 16 year olds. I would recommend to cancel this date based on my history of online studies with relationships. I ve seen 40 or 50 year...

What to Do on a First Date: First date, question pool, first date
question pool, first date, parents: Thanks for the good ratings. So what ended up happening? Please let me know. Thanks Diane W. Hi Lowella, Thanks for your question. I just found it in the question pool so I don t know if it is too late for this advice or not. Please email me at...

What to Do on a First Date: she has a boyfriend
What to Do on a First Date: she has a boyfriend

What to Do on a First Date: date...or not, love docter, goodnight kiss
What to Do on a First Date: date...or not, love docter, goodnight kiss, good luck

What to Do on a First Date: winterformal, friend megan, good luck
What to Do on a First Date: winterformal, friend megan, good luck, lawyer

What to Do on a First Date: Girl Problems :S, bad jokes, girl problems
bad jokes, girl problems, relationship issues: HI There, The problem with the dating game is that there are dating rules to follow and most of them we forget as we grow older. You see, when we are young our fellow friends at school and college reinforce the way things should be done when dealing with...

What to Do on a First Date: What to typically do on a first date., conversation starters, family pets
conversation starters, family pets, suitable places: Hello Kei. Good places for a first-date. Carnival/Fair, Dinner&Movie, Bowling, Skating, Etc.. Where you go, depends on what you both like to do.. Make it a mixture of what you each like, and do something that sounds fun for you both.. There is no real...

What to Do on a First Date: winterformal, slow dances, second kiss
slow dances, second kiss, slowdance: Ethan in some areas 15 year olds cannot legally date. As I am not a lawyer I recommend checking with a lawyer and a DA in your area. Online advice is not recommended in your case with laws. As long as it s legal to date, than you can try the below areas:...

What to Do on a First Date: when to ask the girl i like out, date, dating
date, dating, friend: Hi James, I found your question in the question pool here at allexperts.com That means that whoever you asked the question to was not able to answer for some reason. So I m going to give it a try. And I realize that this question was asked on Oct....

What to Do on a First Date: First date, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Abbey, Your question was in the question pool. So whoever you asked the question to, was not able to answer your question. So I have your question now. I know this was a few days ago so has anything happened about your date? Please let me know. I usually...

What to Do on a First Date: Frist date, raging hormones, different girls
raging hormones, different girls, having a good time: Ask him straight up what the deal is and if he can t give you a logical answer then you know what you need to do. It sounds to me like he doesnt know what he wants or to make up his mind. Ask him flat out and if he can t give you a logical answer then you...

What to Do on a First Date: kissing???
What to Do on a First Date: kissing???

What to Do on a First Date: first date., long term relationship, casual dates
long term relationship, casual dates, first tip: hiya Bill, Making a good impression on a first date can be your ticket to a second date. A person involved in the dating scene may go on a number of casual dates just to determine whether or not they are even interested in pursuing a relationship with...

What to Do on a First Date: help, old girl, maturity
old girl, maturity, relationships: I would spend this time being her friend and building a relationship and tell your parents she s someone who goes to your high school. I mean two years isnt a huge age gap I could see it being a problem if she was 17 and you were 14 since she s one year from...

What to Do on a First Date: kissing???, first kiss, how to kiss a guy
first kiss, how to kiss a guy, hurry: I wouldnt rush to kiss let that happen naturally. Folks rush things so much they don t have time to really get to know each other well and allow things to develop on its own.The term making out refers to kissing alone and I wouldnt worry about that either....

What to Do on a First Date: i need help on my first date., first date, alot
first date, alot, jonathan: I would take your time and not be so quick to make out with girls...slow down. The reason being is that you need to learn how to connect with girls on other levels than physical. Learn to keep the relationship going by exploring each other s interests other...

What to Do on a First Date: we have nothing to do!, golf driving range, person ring
golf driving range, person ring, pool hall: HI again, if you think about how your date will be too, then the talking part will come naturally,because when we chat the idea of just talking scares people;but why should it, we talk all the time don t we? Now, just be yourself,and do not pretend to be...

What to Do on a First Date: How do I tell my parents I have a girlfriend, short cuts, limo
short cuts, limo, clarification: Well it s kind of like a tradition for parents to tease their son when he get s a girlfriend, it happens to everyone. That being said, just ask them for a ride for your date. Ask them not to embarass you on the ride if you think they will. If you ask they...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do while with him., home girls, msn
home girls, msn, mom: I would be willing to bet that he thinks its really cute that you freeze when you see him, its not a bad thing necessarily. If you want to make a good impression then just be yourself, and if you re nervous you should be, everyone is. They might just think...

What to Do on a First Date: 2ndish Date, date, dates
date, dates, friend: Dave, I saw your question in the question pool. Evidently Matt couldn t answer for some reason and passed it on. I see that your question was from Nov. 3 so realize it s been some time. I m sure you probably have already gone on the date. But I just wanted...

What to Do on a First Date: Asked a girl at work out, theaters in canada, what to do on the first date
theaters in canada, what to do on the first date, go skiing: Now I don t know which part of Canada you live, but if you are near the great lakes or the ocean or any lake then there are lots of possibilities. Even if it is cold out walking along the shores of lakes are great for dates because of the calmness and relaxation...

What to Do on a First Date: where to ask out, date, dating
date, dating, friend: Hi Will, In my opinion, you re a little young to be dating. What do your parents say? I always advise young people to hang out in groups instead of one-on-one dating. What do you think about this? Does anyone do the group dating thing there? Let me know...

What to Do on a First Date: what to do after date, nice girl, starbucks
nice girl, starbucks, twilight: I would settle for going out on an afternoon date during the day since you re too young for nighttime outings. I would go for a burger or something where you two can sit and talk. I wouldnt consider Starbucks someplace a 12 year old goes to unless you want...

What to Do on a First Date: First-date-o-confusingness, chaparone, awkward silence
chaparone, awkward silence, time sort: Here s my take on the first date deal HAVE FUN, RELAX,and BE YOURSELF. Also understand that you both are teenagers and teens usually don t get serious until about 16-17 years old you re in that I like you one minute and someone else the next mode. How can...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, double date, first date
double date, first date, pre teens: I ve had other 12 year old ask me the same question and my response to you as I said to them is that you want to take your time because so many pre-teens and teens are wanting to rush things. You re at the age where you are beginning to learn about dating...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, first date, friendship
first date, friendship, girls: If you felt that what I said originally was useless let me tell you something you re actually way too young to be dating or having a boyfriend. Most girls are not permitted to date until they re about 15-16 years old. I wouldnt even look at it as a date I...

What to Do on a First Date: My first real date...HELP ME!!!!, goodnight kiss, going tomorrow
goodnight kiss, going tomorrow, shy person: I hope you can read this before you go on your date, but I would say the best time is really any time. The safest bet for movie to go to would be Madagascar 2, just because she will think you are cute that way. As for rides, since its your first date I would...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do about this girl, girls soccer team, boys soccer team
girls soccer team, boys soccer team, freshmen: If you like her than you have to take a chance and ask her out. From what you said there is nothing thats saying she doesn t like you. If you want to be more than friends you have to go for it, and if it turns out she doesn t, well than it will probably be...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do about this girl, girls soccer team, fun first dates
girls soccer team, fun first dates, boys soccer team: My take on a first date is to use the time to get to know each other and be yourself and relax and have fun. First dates are supposed to be about fun and getting to know that person. Part of dating is to know if there s a possibility for a relationship. Let...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do about this girl, date, dating
date, dating, friend: Hi Mike, Thanks for your question. I m not a big fan of one-on-one dating. I m more for group dating. It s where a bunch of friends do stuff together. Like go bowling, out to eat, school activities, together as a bunch of friends. It s not as stressful...

What to Do on a First Date: Help with a first date, date, dating
date, dating, friend: Hi Paige, Thanks for your question. Have you gone on the date yet? I am of the opinion that you are a little young to do a one-on-one date. I recommend group dating. It s less stressful and less awkward. In my opinion, you can have more fun if you have...

What to Do on a First Date: Unsure about what to do with a guy, and to even give him a chance., cute guy, personal issues
cute guy, personal issues, illegal drug: Hi, I saw your feedback and had to reply to this. People will only change in theory if they want to change. That s in theory. I however know it s possible to change people if they don t want to change, yet that s tricky. And sometimes unethical. It s...

What to Do on a First Date: ummm.. help.. please., date, dates
date, dates, dating: John, Everything sounds good from what you have told me. Don t apologize for the length. Every piece of information helps me to know more about the situation and to advise you. First of all, be proud that you are a virgin. I know in some circles, this is...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, girlfreind, casual conversation
girlfreind, casual conversation, mates: Asking her to go to the movies can be pretty nervracking. The best way to do it is to get to be alone with her and start up a casual conversation and then ask her. As for doing something at the movies, that s really up to how well you know each other. Put...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date!!!Lost, type of movie, deep trouble
type of movie, deep trouble, first kiss: Okay, if her friends are saying go for it then you should definately listen to them. As for what type of movie to go to, ask her, and if she says she doesn t care then it really doesn t matter what one you go to. As for when to kiss her, it s mostly instinct...

What to Do on a First Date: how to tell when she is ready to be kissed, puppy dog eyes, kissy face
What to Do on a First Date: how to tell when she is ready to be kissed, puppy dog eyes, kissy face

What to Do on a First Date: my first boyfriend, t rush, meeting the parents
t rush, meeting the parents, mom and dad: You are at the age where dating is going to be new and you re learning about love and sex and things that many teens are exploring these days. I would spend a couple hours together outside of school and move into more time together gradually. Don t rush things...

What to Do on a First Date: What should I do on my first date, new girlfriend, simple answer
new girlfriend, simple answer, first date: Well the simple answer is since it s a date, you are both supposed to have fun. If you think its right, then hold her hand, its tough for me to tell you what to do in every situation, mainly because its on your instinct. You should pay for everything. If she...

What to Do on a First Date: Girl & Winter break, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi James, Thanks for letting me know. I don t know what to tell you to do this time. I agree with you that maybe it wouldn t be good if you went on her myspace, since she didn t tell you it. I guess I would say wait and see if she contacts you or trys to...

What to Do on a First Date: how can i tell when to ask her out, good advice, movies at the theater
good advice, movies at the theater, fool: All guys feel like they make a fool of themselves when they talk to a girl they like, that being said just act like you meant to make yourself look like a fool. A good way to talk to her alone is ask her if you can talk to her alone quick, it might seem a...

What to Do on a First Date: how to tell when she is ready to be kissed, basic instinct, new girlfriend
basic instinct, new girlfriend, trust your gut: The best way I can think of, is when you are looking at each other and she looks at your lips, then she wants you to kiss her. Another way is when you are gazing into each other and you move your head closer and if she does the same then she probably wants...

What to Do on a First Date: touching..., sex, friend
sex, friend, friends: Hi Pamela, I personally don t think it s appropriate for him to touch you this way. And no, I don t think you should let a friend or boyfriend. This is your body and you can have control over your own body. I don t know your age but anyway, that s my opinion....

What to Do on a First Date: where to go?, good date, date ideas
good date, date ideas, pretty girl: Movie or meals are pretty good date ideas, and since you are 13 its a pretty safe idea. Another good date idea is to just play around at a park with a playground. Or you don t have to go to a movie theater, you could just go to one of your houses so you are...

What to Do on a First Date: WHAT DO I DO?, going solo, close friends
going solo, close friends, nervousness: That s funny because you said he wanted to chill out with you, but now only when he s babysitting and then blocks you from contacting him online something doesnt sound right with that. I agree that if he didnt want to hang out he should have said something...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do, coffee shop arcade, city suburbs
coffee shop arcade, city suburbs, first dates: My advice to you is to have fun that s the main focus of a first date and when I went out on first dates I was always first and foremost myself because people don t like pretenders. Because you re 16 things will be rather limited since you have curfew and...

What to Do on a First Date: how!?, creative type, restraunts
creative type, restraunts, sophomore: Good job! Since you said she is creative I like that idea of walking around town going to unique shops. It s more of an original idea and I think she would like it, and you d be able to talk to each other more. You could combine that with walking around and...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date advice, nervous guy, mature girl
nervous guy, mature girl, old girl: Hello Daniel, Thanks for your question. Have you already gone on the date? I think if she has accepted a date with you, she likes you or she wouldn t have accepted. Some girls don t go by looks, a really great and mature girl would like you for yourself,...

What to Do on a First Date: Fist date, hottest girl, politeness
hottest girl, politeness, hot girl: Hello Pod, How are you doing? Have you been on your date yet? I would need to know your ages to help you further. The best way to have a friendship is to be yourself and be honest. You cannot try to impress a girl because girls like honesty and politeness....

What to Do on a First Date: first date??, valentine s day, first kiss
valentine s day, first kiss, awkwardness: Hi Ethan, Sorry I did not get to your question before Valentine s Day. Did you go on your date? Also, what do you mean by flirting? If she is shy, try to ask her questions and be interested in her. 15 is a little young to date. I m not sure if you read...

What to Do on a First Date: Really?, legal questions, legal advice
legal questions, legal advice, lawyer: Hi, Hoppy the laws vary per location. I was speaking to my friend who was a lawyer and he clearly said that in his location kissing at age 12 is illegal. How many people are charged with this crime each year? Varies. I know someone who told me that the police...

What to Do on a First Date: me, followup question, different town
followup question, different town, parents: Hi Micheal, How are you doing? Thanks for your question. I have a couple of questions for you to help me. How did you meet this girl to have her text you if you have never met her? I don t usually recommend one-on-one dating as in my opinion, it s less...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date, silence, hobbies
silence, hobbies, cinema: Hi, I would like to help you, yet I have to ask what are some of her hobbies and what are some of yours. I also need to ask what do you think she would enjoy and have you talked to her about places to go? Do you think she wants something basic like dinner...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking a girl out, awkward silence, religious ceremony
awkward silence, religious ceremony, 13 year olds: Hi Jeffrey, I m sorry but I did not read your P.S. on your first question so I had not seen that your parents were approving and everything. Sorry about that. But thank you for your great ratings, I appreciate that. Are you sure you are only 13 years old!...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, followup question, great personality
followup question, great personality, 17 years: Hello AP, Thanks for your followup question. I do think that it is good that you have met this girl at church. That is always a good place to meet nice people as I said before. Do you know anyone who knows her and could give you information about her? Do...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date with a new girl, what to do on a first date, couple hours
what to do on a first date, couple hours, new girl: Hello Taylor.. Don t think that 18 is too old to ask questions.. I myself; and other people (including adults) ask questions on-line. You can never to be old to ask for any help. It s nice to know you live in Canada.. I ve been there, and it s a nice-looking...

What to Do on a First Date: First date, something fun, first date
something fun, first date, best of luck: Hello Austin. Hey there. Your first answer: No! It is NOT uncommon to date someone from another school or city. I have known, still know, and I AM dating someone in another school/city.. Some people, *such as myself*, perfer to be with someone...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking a girl out, piero, dito
What to Do on a First Date: Asking a girl out, piero, dito, common sense

What to Do on a First Date: I'm totally confused as what to do., group situations, awkward moments
What to Do on a First Date: I'm totally confused as what to do., group situations, awkward moments, something fun

What to Do on a First Date: I'm totally confused as what to do., old boyfriend, bf
old boyfriend, bf, conversations: Hello David, Thanks for your question. In my opinion, because she s acting giggly and strange it means she likes you and she is shy about it and unsure on how to act. I m not sure what to tell you about her old boyfriend, is he around? I would recommend...

What to Do on a First Date: SHY GIRL!, what to do on a first date, negative signals
what to do on a first date, negative signals, shy person: HIYA firstly determine what kind of shy your girl is. If she is vague and trails off when speaking, she is conversationally shy. If she is outgoing, but never gets past the small talk, she is cover-up shy. You might feel like she is hiding who she really...

What to Do on a First Date: wen u date someone, followup question, medium city
followup question, medium city, u date: Ivan, It does sound like you have it well-planned but let me ask you if your parents are cool with you dating at 15 and her parents as well. Especially if it is a date with just the two of you. Let me know what happens. If you need anymore advice, just...

What to Do on a First Date: How to ask out a girl? and what to do on a first date, what to do on a first date, followup question
what to do on a first date, followup question, joe thanks: Hi Josef, Thanks for letting me know what has happened so far. I still wonder a little about the age difference at this time of your life. Just be careful. Treat her with respect, be yourself and be friends first and foremost. Don t worry about romance...

What to Do on a First Date: date in the ditch, drainage ditch, second kiss
drainage ditch, second kiss, awkward moment: hiya firstly no it would not be slutty to put your feet in his lap.. now on to more things..... The date s gone well, and now it s almost over. As the minutes tick away, bringing you closer and closer to that awkward moment at the end of the night, you...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, luck steve, shy girl
luck steve, shy girl, eye contact: Hi steve, well how about trying these tips. Make sure you are alone or at least not as likely to be disturbed. Get up the courage to go and ask for her name if you don t already know it. If you do then either pretend you don t, or say something on...

What to Do on a First Date: dont know what to do..., question pool, followup question
question pool, followup question, boring place: I also have a little personal question I wanted to ask you if you would email me at DWooley97@yahoo.com Would you put Juan from AllExperts in the subject line. Hello Juan, Have you tried any of the ideas that I had given you? There must be some parks...

What to Do on a First Date: dont know how to ask out a girl, girl megan, double dates
girl megan, double dates, how to ask out a girl: Well first introduce yourself and strike up a conversation that you both seem into. Once she seems to be comfortable ask her if she would like to go out sometime, either with you alone or with another couple. Double dates are great for the first date because...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date (Maybe!), girl school, four friends
girl school, four friends, good answer: HI Thomas , thanks so much for your comments and marks but perhaps you should look at the net/sites first, remember i took time in trying to find the answers you wanted.its my time i give up. If you knew the answer why bother writing in the first place,I...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date... maybe?, question pool, five friends
question pool, five friends, first date: Hi Thomas, I found your question in the question pool. Not sure if you have already asked me or anyone else. I see that it has been a while since you asked this question so what has happened since you posted this? Please let me know and ask a follow up...

What to Do on a First Date: what to do on a first date with a girl, what to do on a first date, commotion
what to do on a first date, commotion, good luck: Well the main thing you need to know is where she would like to go. Girls really like it if you seem interested in what they think. So ask what she likes to do. To make it feel less awkward take her somewhere where there is a lot of people. Right now you just...

What to Do on a First Date: this girl, davina mccall, physical attractiveness
davina mccall, physical attractiveness, body shapes: hi Peter, no problem, this its easy as ABC You aren’t going to be compatible with everyone. In fact you’re likely to be truly compatible with less than 0.2% of people. So there’s no point dating a few times, feeling rejected because you haven’t found...

What to Do on a First Date: Met her at school.. 17-17, dad drive, series of unfortunate events
dad drive, series of unfortunate events, 17 years: Well Jason I see your dilemma but not to worry. Why don t you explain to her about your license problem and offer an alternative such as: 1. Let her drive and you will pay for gas 2. Have your mom or dad drive 3. have her parents drive 4. Ask a few friends...

What to Do on a First Date: wellllllllll, pontiac trans am, first date
pontiac trans am, first date, favorite food: Colin you are not the only one who hasn t had a first date before, but no. Talking about an 80 s Pontiac Trans am is not a smart thing to talk about because most girl will have no clue what it is your saying. Unless the girl you are going out with as a fascination...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking a girl younger than me out, dating, teens
dating, teens, date: Hi Mark, I found your question in the question pool, which means you asked someone to answer but they couldn t for some reason. So they put your question in the question pool for someone else to answer it. So anyway, I hope I can help out. I am in Texas...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, dating, love
dating, love, teens: Hi Amanda, I found your question in the question pool. I see that your question was to Matt but something happened to him and he wasn t able to answer. So I hope I can help you. Did you go on the date and how did things go? I would like to talk to you more....

What to Do on a First Date: dating, play pool, physical attraction
play pool, physical attraction, sports game: Hello Andy. Don t worry about it; it s not bad to ask for help. I myself still occasionally ask a question or 2 on here. I just seem to be better at helping everyone else, except myself. Sorry to say; but many girls do like it when the guy is organized....

What to Do on a First Date: First date with friend, double date, first date
double date, first date, good time: Hey Dakota. On a first date all you need to do is be yourself and try to have a good time. Go to places where you both would like and talk about things you both seem interested in. AS for holding her hand it depends. If you want to then go for it, you might...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do on a first date?, date, dates
date, dates, teens: Did you get my answer from the question pool on 5/30? Let me know. Hi Ana, I found your question in the question pool so I don t know who you asked originally. But I thought I would answer so I hope I can help you. I probably could help you better if...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, dating, date
dating, date, relationship: Hi Brad, I found your question in the question pool so I don t know who put it there. It looks like you asked this question on 5/8 so you most likely had the date already. I would be curious as to how things went. I don t know your age or if I can help...

What to Do on a First Date: Help!, solo dates, seventh grade
solo dates, seventh grade, first date: Just be yourself and if he hasnt asked you out he might be shy, but it s not bad for a girl to ask a guy out. Why would this guy expect you to be a pro when most 7th graders are usually not at the age to date solo, but are learning how to act on a date. Just...

What to Do on a First Date: Hii, havin a huge problem..., dating, date
dating, date, love: Hi Lex, I just found your question in the question pool so I think you asked it to someone else who didn t answer it. Anyway, has anything happened since you posted this question. It can be a tricky situation when she has a boyfriend who was your friend....

What to Do on a First Date: I'm kind of confused, double date, shyness
double date, shyness, comfort zone: Lennon to get over your shyness you need to get out of your comfort zone. You need to just walk up and ask her out. (Easier said than done, I know). But in doing this your not only showing her you like her but your getting away from your habit. And that my...

What to Do on a First Date: ok i am going on my first date, poor wretch, www bbc co uk
poor wretch, www bbc co uk, young writers: hi sam, take a look at this site it will sort you out, and as for how cold it gets in lIVERPOOL, Its not too bad,but remember i am talking about Liverpool in the UK as thats where i am from. Graham copy and paste the link below http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A84858...

What to Do on a First Date: SEX, sex, teen
sex, teen, teens: Did you get my answer dated 5/30? Let me know. Hi Michael, I m sure that would be totally shocking to you if you two haven t had any intimacy up to this time. How old are you two? What did you do when she did that? Please ask me a followup question...

What to Do on a First Date: Stop the awkwardness!!, good sense of humor, smart guy
good sense of humor, smart guy, sense of humor: Hi Kaley. First of all; don t feel nervous about the way you always end up laughing. Lol. It just shows you have a good sense of humor. ^_^ So do yourself a favor; and don t worry about that. Also; your mom even knows about this boy you re going to...

What to Do on a First Date: uhh, innocent questions, time girls
innocent questions, time girls, whole time: Well ty first off sorry for the delay. A lot of things have been going on but on to your question!! Ask her what you would like to do. If you go somewhere she likes she s going to see that you care about her interests, which is a very good thing.Talk about...

What to Do on a First Date: well..............., talking to girls
talking to girls: Hello there. I d like to try to help answer this question, but you left out the story. There s a girl you want to ask out, but aren t good at talking to girls, is all you told me. That s a little low on information. If you give me some more information...

What to Do on a First Date: Dating Question, guy alot, circle changes
guy alot, circle changes, boyfriend and girlfriend: I would get into a consistent pattern of communication so you can see how she is on a long term basis. It wouldnt hurt to ask her out on a date if you ve known her since last year that s given you some time to get to know her. If the movies are the only thing...

What to Do on a First Date: dateing, food place, financial position
food place, financial position, denny: You don t have a lot of options for dates at your age since you re not in the financial position to afford high end places. You could try taking her to IHOP or Denny s since it s a lot better than McDonalds and some other fast food place. If finances are...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do on dates, dating ideas, what to do on dates
dating ideas, what to do on dates, co workers: I would be careful in dating people from the job and find out what she likes and tailor interests around that. My advice to you is to really get to know her and the things she likes and dislikes and take it from there. If you guys are co workers keep your...

What to Do on a First Date: what to do for this day, sex, virgin
sex, virgin, abstinence: Hi Dave, I found your question in the question pool so I don t really know who it was supposed to be for. But I am the right one if you want to be encouraged about staying a virgin until marriage. I really admire you and want to stress that more young people...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date Activity...., date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Blake, I just found your question in the question pool. That probably means that you asked someone to answer your question who was not able to for some reason. I don t really know what kind of town or city you live in and so what opportunities are...

What to Do on a First Date: where do i go?, little imagination, animal pound
What to Do on a First Date: where do i go?, little imagination, animal pound, pool lake

What to Do on a First Date: The Girl Next Door, sister alison, long term relationship
sister alison, long term relationship, mirana: I would be wary of girls who only look to fool around after a long term relationship. It sounds like Mirana is wanting to experience single life for a bit before she looks at the possibility dating again. I am 32 and I was in a relationship for 5 years with...

What to Do on a First Date: What Does It Mean?, teen, teens
teen, teens, date: Hi Lloyd, Of course, I can t say for sure, but in my opinion, she was showing interest and perhaps is interested in another date. It sounds like she was just busy with the tennis match on Friday which was the day that you wanted her to go bowling. I would...

What to Do on a First Date: Did I miss out, dating, date
dating, date, friendship: Did you get the below email dated 5/10? Let me know. Hi Kyle, Thanks for your question. Has anything else happened since you sent me the question? I think it s wise to be friends because it s important to have that friends foundation before you go on...

What to Do on a First Date: where to o for a date?, dating, teen
dating, teen, date: Hi Ed, I just found your question in the question pool so don t know who you intended it for. First of all, do both of your parents approve of you dating at the age of 14? Just wondering. I recommend going out with a group of friends rather than just one-on-one...

What to Do on a First Date: What to say to the girl I just met!, dating, date
dating, date, relationship: Did you get my answer dated 6/8? Let me know. Hi Joey, I found your question in the question pool so I don t really know who you wanted to ask this to. I will try to help you the best I can. Ok, from what I can figure out, you have a way of contacting...

What to Do on a First Date: try to go on a good first dtae, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Did you get answer below? Please let me know. Hi Brian, I just found your question in the question pool so don t know exactly who you wanted to answer it. I will try my best though. Actually, it would help me if you could let me know how old you and...

What to Do on a First Date: not sure???!?!, date, dates
date, dates, dating: If you re at a party at work, she should just talk to you, I would think. Here s an idea. Why don t you do some kind of activity with some friends and invite her too. That way it wouldn t be so awkward and you could kind of see how she acts and stuff. Maybe...

What to Do on a First Date: what to do?, adult level, sex 12
adult level, sex 12, 12 year olds: You both are too young to be having sex and I would strongly advise against it. Going out on a date and having fun should be more enjoyable than getting laid. You got all the time in the world for sex because true love is worth waiting for. Teens who engage...

What to Do on a First Date: where do i go?, google, girlfriend
google, girlfriend, cinema: Giving the fact that you and your girlfriend are 14 years old there s not much you can do until you re 18 since there s a lot of limited things for people your age. The only thing you can do is hang out at the mall or get together with friends. I don t know...

What to Do on a First Date: 1 Year Anniversary., financial restrictions, nice dinner
financial restrictions, nice dinner, year anniversary: Since you re limited in resources I would stick to something simple like going out for a nice dinner and maybe a movie since activities for teens are going to be limited since you got curfew and financial restrictions. Your parents should be ok with dinner...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st Date?, dating, date
dating, date, friend: Hi Brittainy, You are very young and do your parents know you are doing this? I don t recommend this way of dating. I recommend group dating or double dating, not one-on-one dating at your age. Asking your parents is very important. They need to know what...

What to Do on a First Date: Conversation, dating, date
dating, date, teen: Hi Reed, I found your question in the question pool. I m not sure who you wanted to answer but I will try. I know it s been a while since you asked it. Has anything happened since then? I presume you have gone on the date already? Let me know if you still...

What to Do on a First Date: I dont know, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Hi Shannon, I just found your question in the question pool. I don t know who you intended to ask this question but I ll try to answer. I know it s been a few days since you posted this question so probably this is a late answer. Did you plan or go on the...

What to Do on a First Date: Experienced dater, genuine personality, smooth talker
genuine personality, smooth talker, cockiness: Starting off guys who act like a ladies man tend to be player-ish and that s not a good trait to have. Women like guys who treat them nice and with respect, but you also don t want to come off as a smooth talker or overly flirty because guys who act like a...

What to Do on a First Date: First date, help pelase., suburban town, choice one
suburban town, choice one, last day of school: Unfortunately you have to work with what you have since you re both not licensed drivers and underage for the bars and clubs. I don t know if this may work for you, but have your parents drop you off and let them know when to pick you up. This is why I don...

What to Do on a First Date: First date and i am shy, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Greg, I know it s been a few days since you posted your question. Somehow your question got put into the question pool. This usually means that the person you asked originally went on vaction or for some reason couldn t answer your question. So I will...

What to Do on a First Date: Conversation, playing tennis, blood flow
What to Do on a First Date: Conversation, playing tennis, blood flow, lunch

What to Do on a First Date: first date, dating, date
dating, date, girlfriend: Hi Alex, I found your question in the question pool so not sure who you wanted to answer it. But I ll give it a try since it is still there from July 1. Have you had that first date yet since you posted? I would kind of need to know what kind of town,...

What to Do on a First Date: girl problem, girl problem, last day of school
girl problem, last day of school, power outage: hi dave, woah, how down on yourself can you be? She will not date you if she didn t want to. Now, just look at what you doing,its only a date, so be calm and cool, be yourself,do not pretend to be anyone else.As you have known her for sometime already,it...

What to Do on a First Date: me and my new bf's first date, mixed signals, question thanks
mixed signals, question thanks, politeness: HI Paige, thanks for my marks,but tell me where did i go wrong when you marked only 9 for politeness ,because i always strive make it all 10 s. once again thanks Paige,and good luck,if i can help another time, you know where to write to graham HI Paige...

What to Do on a First Date: PLZ HELP ME !!!! THE DATE IS TOMORROW, long time friend, roller blading
long time friend, roller blading, popular guy: HI Cat, woah! take it easy, don t get yourself all bent out of shape over this guy,remember, he knows your there, and is just as nervous. Now, just calm down and look at what you want to do! first take the stage of where you both are,1 your both adults now,not...

What to Do on a First Date: not sure?, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Matthew, I found your question in the question pool which means you asked someone else who passed the question on to the pool. So I found it and will try to answer. You didn t mention your ages or what kind of locality you live in. Please email me at...

What to Do on a First Date: So where do we go?, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Lori, I just found your question in the question pool on allexperts.com If your question was in the question pool, it means you asked someone and they went on vacation or couldn t answer your question. So I will attempt to help you. There are a lot...

What to Do on a First Date: my very 1st date (follow-up: I FEEL LIKE A STALKER), advice columns, basic questions
advice columns, basic questions, nice guy: Based on what you said you aren t even close to being a stalker or him dumping you. All you asked was whats up, thats what people do these days. Asking him what time he leaves is just a courtesy thing and would not annoy him or anything like that. If he has...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date Ever! Need help with everything!, good first impression, nice plan
good first impression, nice plan, intelligent women: A first date should be a fun and relaxed experience. Just be yourself and dress nice because guys like women who are classy and sexy and not over the top and trashy. Keep your outfit simple and just make it a nice little outing. Definetly make sure clothes...

What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sacred act, serious relationship
What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sacred act, serious relationship, act one

What to Do on a First Date: first date with this girl, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Hi Phil, Sorry I was late on your answer. That is the reason that I recommend hanging out with friends instead of just alone. That way, there might not be many awkward silences. I think it s more fun with a group, actually. Anyway, I wouldn t be totally...

What to Do on a First Date: friendzones, first date ideas, things to do on a first date
first date ideas, things to do on a first date, life in the fast lane: Hiya. So where to go? No matter how much you try to look your best and spit shine your car for that extra gloss, you are only as good as what you have to offer. This means that the slickest and smoothest talker has to follow up with fun and original first...

What to Do on a First Date: help me please!!!, nexopia, first date
nexopia, first date, outsider: HI Trevor, well its always nerve-racking on a first date,but remember she will be nervous too!! The trick to a great first date is to try your hardest to make it a success, but make it look like you re not trying at all. Crazy, right? Unfortunately no...

What to Do on a First Date: No Idea What I'm Doing, dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Hi Chase, I don t know who you asked this question to but I found it in the question pool at allexperts.com and I am going to try to answer your questions. No, a first date does not begin a relationship. Perhaps you didn t really like the girl or she really...

What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sexual morals, free blowjobs
sexual morals, free blowjobs, vaginal sex: Hi, I wouldn t call you a slut, yet what you are doing is foolish. Having sex like this can get you AIDSs, STIs, as well as other problems. I recommend speaking to a doctor about sex and being tested. MOST people do not do what you are doing now. The two...

What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sexual morals, negative reputation
sexual morals, negative reputation, free blowjobs: You want me to be honest with you and say I agree with your friend that what you re doing is slutty because why would you have sex on the first date anyway? It s like you re not even bothering to get to know these guys. Plus not to mention you re building...

What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sexual morals, free blowjobs
sexual morals, free blowjobs, vaginal sex: Considering your age, I wouldn t say a lot of girls have sex on the first date, however there are a lot of exceptions. I have gone on first dates and gotten action, but that was only with girls that I had previously known and been friends with. I have never...

What to Do on a First Date: Sex On The First Date, sexual morals, free blowjobs
sexual morals, free blowjobs, sexual acts: hi fatima, well, you are right,its down to the indivual as to how sexually active she is on a first date;this said,your friend is also right in her thinking,because that is her way of thinking. Now,no matter what sexual acts you perform,there is a chance...

What to Do on a First Date: advice, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Tommy, I need a little more information from you so I can properly advise you. I think you re not from U.S. because I m not sure what you mean about secondary school and college. Please tell me your ages and how far away your live, etc. I m glad you...

What to Do on a First Date: Should I ask her out? When?, two sisters, good friends
two sisters, good friends, hot tub: hi devin, yes i remember you too, and as i remember you were dating a girl then too..So now, with what you have said its looks as though that your date to be is not a simple young girl,you have grown up since our last letters,so now you must look higher...

What to Do on a First Date: Confused, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Junaid, Thanks for your question. I m sorry that I have not seen it until now so I don t know if you will read the answer in time. Just treat her nice and special on her birthday. I don t know if this would be the best time to declare your feelings for...

What to Do on a First Date: So Confused!, friend, friends
friend, friends, friendship: Hello Will, Someone put this question in the question pool at allexperts.com So now I got it and will try to help. Yes, it does sound like she likes you. However, I recommend friendship and group things rather than one-to-one dating. I don t feel that...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, solo dates, first date
solo dates, first date, hard time: I am going to keep it honest with you on this one you re a bit young to be dating someone in high school and too young for a solo date. I don t know how old this boy is and that concerns me because if he s older than you say over 14 you could have some issues...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hello, I found your question in the question pool. That means that you asked someone this question and they were not able to answer. So what other help do you need? Just email me at DWooley97@yahoo.com and we can talk more. I don t recommend people dating...

What to Do on a First Date: Girl Confused..., wrestling match, doubt in my mind
wrestling match, doubt in my mind, apparent reason: From what you have said there is no doubt in my mind that this girl likes you, a lot. Did you miss an opportunity to kiss her twice, well, probably but im positive you will have another chance pretty soon. You may not have thought of this, because most people...

What to Do on a First Date: sex on the first date, sex with a stranger, sexual encounter
sex with a stranger, sexual encounter, sexual intercourse: Sex with a stranger is not only dangerous, but you know nothing about him to engage in sex or even furthermore going to his place. You have to be smart about who you re dealing with. There are too many STDs out here and not everyone is honest about their sexual...

What to Do on a First Date: I am 15- so is she, we're both sophomores, quiet person, flings
quiet person, flings, local theater: The most simple advice I can give you is, if you don t act nervous/awkward then the date won t be awkward. If you feel nervous that doesn t necessarily mean you look nervous, which is good. You are going to a movie so not so much talking will be necessary....

What to Do on a First Date: I am 16 and she's 15 -first date, dated, dates
dated, dates, date: Let me know what happened. Thanks. My email address ( in case I am maxed out) is DWooley97@yahoo.com Hi Kyle, Thanks for your response. I really think that s a good idea to go on the double date. It won t be so awkward that way and you won t have to...

What to Do on a First Date: I am 16 and she's 15 and I want to know how NOT to fuck up on a first date, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Kyle, I just found your question in the question pool. It seems that whoever you asked the question to, couldn t or didn t answer for some reason. So they put the question in the pool and I found it there. I realize that it s been a while and I think...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking out a friend, sledding, 3 years
sledding, 3 years, skiing: First, if her friends are telling you to tell her you like her then two things are likely: 1. They know you like her 2. She likes you. Now if you re really worried about messing up your friendship, the best thing to do is ask her if she just wants to hang...

What to Do on a First Date: awesome idea?, awesome idea, snow on the ground
awesome idea, snow on the ground, nice dinner: I m not sure what part of Minnesota you re in, but have you thought about horseback riding in the winter since some people do that and it s not along the lines of typically going bowling or to the movies. Other things you can do is snowboarding since you mentioned...

What to Do on a First Date: awkward silance, silance, 5 months
silance, 5 months: I agree without even knowing either of you, I highly doubt it will be awkward. She will likelu go somewhere alone with you even if she thinks it will be awkward. This means you have to show her that it isn t awkward not convince her it won t be awkward. If...

What to Do on a First Date: Dating at the age of 13, days before christmas, last question
days before christmas, last question, eighth grade: If you did have a date yes your parents would be driving you since you re not old enough to drive a car or have a license how would this girl look down on it her parents wouldnt allow her to date someone who s 16-17 years old. I would also ask her out first...

What to Do on a First Date: So i have a date, dating, date
dating, date, friend: Hi Lauren, I found your question in the question pool at allexperts.com Have you had this date yet? Just wondering because it s been a few days since you asked this question. When a question is in the question pool, it means the person you asked the question...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Anabell, I found this question in the question pool on allexperts.com Evidently you asked someone to answer and they didn t for some reason. So I found it and will try to answer. You didn t say how old you are so if you want to email me at DWooley97@yahoo.com...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, what to do on the first date, t rush
what to do on the first date, t rush, going with the flow: If you re just doing dinner and a movie just regular casual wear and nothing too over the top. Just be yourself and don t rush things let the evening be smooth and just going with the flow. The idea is to have a good time and spend that time getting to know...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date Ever im 16, awkward silences, meeting people online
awkward silences, meeting people online, first date: First I have to tell you I have no experience with meeting people online. When you first approach yourself just introduce yourself casually. In order to keep it from being awkward you have to act normal and comfortable, if you act awkward it will be awkward....

What to Do on a First Date: First date, funny guy, first date
funny guy, first date: Just ask her if she like wants to hang out and maybe go see a movie. Try to make sound as casual as you can, but without joking. Or you two could just hang out at one of your houses and do whatever--this makes it really easy to be casual and not romantic....

What to Do on a First Date: First date and alot of questions, personal judgement, follow ups
personal judgement, follow ups, crucial point: First of all, you can t act or seem worried or nervous during the date. That is the most crucial point to keep it from getting awkward. Whenever there s a silence just ask something about her, whatever it doesn t really matter. Girls like to talk about themselves....

What to Do on a First Date: First date ever tomorrow... what do I do?, high fives, five months
high fives, five months, first date: Okay, you may not realize it but you have it easy. You are going on a unofficial date with a girl you are very good friends with already. Shes obviously interested in you otherways she wouldn t go with you. Date never has to be said, it is just kind of assumed....

What to Do on a First Date: awesome idea?, night sports, arcade game
What to Do on a First Date: awesome idea?, night sports, arcade game, game night

What to Do on a First Date: first date, dating, date
dating, date, friend: Hi Jesse, Thank you for your question. Have you gone on this date yet? I don t recommend dating one-to-one at the age of 14. I think that s a little too young. Lots of young people are starting to date in groups instead of just one guy and one girl. Group...

What to Do on a First Date: This guy WILL ask me out, formals, sense of humor
formals, sense of humor, quiet place: Breaking the habit is easier than it sounds. I didn t used to look people in the eyes much but I tried on my first date with a girl and now since I m kind of quiet and cheezy all I do is look in a girls eyes and give a cheezy smile. Just try it once and you...

What to Do on a First Date: 16 going on 17, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Dear Cathy, Thanks for your question. Did you go out with either of them yet? Yes, I think that going out with one more as a date would cause problems. I would probably advise you to just stay friends with both of them. I usually advise people to not date...

What to Do on a First Date: Group Dinner, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Alana, I would say to wait for him to contact you. If he doesn t contact you, then he is probably not interested. At least in a long or serious relationship. I would recommend that you just stick with friends for now, maybe not him but other friends....

What to Do on a First Date: Group Dinner, girlfriend sarah, good vibe
girlfriend sarah, good vibe, new girlfriend: Hi Alana well, from what you say you are moving right along on the right path;although the facebook thing needs to be calmed down a little. Ok, so now, look at how far you are with this guy,and if he likes you;he will be letting you know.So now, just be...

What to Do on a First Date: getting to know a boy., akward
akward: Hi Emily, You are quite smart. I would ask some friends to go somewhere like an activity. Then I would ask the guy and make it like a group date. Many young people are doing these kinds of activities instead of just one on one dating. So just plan something...

What to Do on a First Date: What should I do?, cheerleader friends, game dinner
cheerleader friends, game dinner, toghether: Like some of my past answers is that you should take things slow and not rush into anything on a first date that s the time to spend getting to know someone. Since you guys are high schoolers your choices will be limited, but maybe getting a bite to eat and...

What to Do on a First Date: Now what?, mom dad, mom and dad
mom dad, mom and dad, lena: hiy Lena well, its not that hard to say mom,dad, i have met a guy,he has asked me out. Now, how they react will depend on many things, and without knowing your mom and dad s philological profile its hard to answer,but your first step must be to tell them,...

What to Do on a First Date: Awkward set up, dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Hi Tony, I m trying to understand how you are feeling about this situation. I would advise you to try to make the most out of a potentially awkward situation and try your best to have a good time and give the girl a happy experience. There could be...

What to Do on a First Date: Cinema - FIRST date, scilence, pizza hut
scilence, pizza hut, first date: hiya Katie, if you just think of how your date is feeling, well, he is just like you;all worried. Ok, just be yourself,do not wear anything that is uncomfortable,don t wear anything too short either,remember you have to get to know each other.As i said,...

What to Do on a First Date: How not to get caught in the friends zone?, time conflict, friends zone
time conflict, friends zone, tell tale signs: hiya, sorry about th late reply, i sorta lost the email till now. ok being a friend or being a girl friend is very close to the other,but you need that extra word to know for sure. Flirting is one of the tell-tale signs that a guy may be looking to make...

What to Do on a First Date: My first crush..., date, dates
date, dates, dating: Dear Erica, I usually don t advise young people to date one-on-one. This is one of the reasons. A guy and girl get too serious with each other and then they break up. There is a lots of pain on both sides. If you hang out in groups then this kind of heart...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, good conversation starters, question pool
good conversation starters, question pool, ups: Hi again, I think this came from the question pool. The other expert didn t know how to answer this and I didn t know how to answer this either. I didn t know because of the information above. I don t know why the other expert didn t answer this. Please ask...

What to Do on a First Date: This Great Girl, great girl, hiya
great girl, hiya, conversations: Jay, there is no back up topic, there is no such thing, you must go with the flow, so to speak. Once the icebreaker is out of the way, the chat and talk will come as you move on with the date. If you remember that as you talk, you well always break into...

What to Do on a First Date: awkward situation. Please help asap!!!, question, dates
question, dates, date: Hi Pedro, I just found your question in the question pool on allexperts.com Evidently, someone couldn t answer your question so put it in the question pool for others to answer. So what ended up happening with your situation. I think you asked me this...

What to Do on a First Date: awkward situation. please help asap!!!, dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Hi Pedro, I just got your question so I was wondering if this date has already happened. Let me know. You can email me at DWooley97@aol.com It s really good (even though it doesn t seem like it) that a parent is concerned about their daughter. No, I wouldn...

What to Do on a First Date: awkward situation.. please help asap!!!, awkward moments, awkward situation
awkward moments, awkward situation, young lady: how can u mark me low, i gave you the only answer i can give,under any guidelines of the law,i would have said the same.i really wish people would understand that we are guided by laws of the land too.At 14 the young lady is still a child,and i was not impolite,i...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Andrew, How is everything going? I just got your question so wondering if you have already been on the first date. Speaking of the awkward silence, that is why I usually recommend for people to hang out with friends instead of one-on-one dating....

What to Do on a First Date: first date, full moon night, romantic date ideas
full moon night, romantic date ideas, first date ideas: Hi Ben, well ice skating sounds real good,and if you never or if has never skated before, you will spend more times on your bottoms,laughing so you will be talking much anyway. If you both chatted before the conversation will never die, because having fun...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Rachel, I just received this question from you because you asked someone else on allexperts.com and they didn t answer you. The question was put into the question pool which I received. Did you go on the date at the mall and what happened? Did your parents...

What to Do on a First Date: help, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Ashley, Thanks for your question. It depends on what you are going to do on your date as to how you will dress. However, generally, I would recommend something casual and modest. Something not too drastic. It s better to stay conservative and not something...

What to Do on a First Date: im confused, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Jose, I actually recommend group hanging out rather than one-on-one dating. Maybe this girl isn t really ready to have an exclusive relationship with you at this time of her life. If she asks you to go along somewhere with her friends and her, why don...

What to Do on a First Date: its my first date EVER!, dating, date
dating, date, date: Hi Samina, I just found your question in the question pool here at allexperts.com That means that you asked this question to someone and they didn t or couldn t answer. I was just wondering if you went to the park with that boy. And what happened? You...

What to Do on a First Date: how can we make this work?);, dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Hello Maya, I found your question in the question pool here on allexperts.com This means that whoever you asked the question to did not answer or could not answer for some reason. This person put the question in the question pool where I found it. First...

What to Do on a First Date: boys, game wiz, habbit
game wiz, habbit, country girl: This happens to me a lot and I usually hope for her to come up and talk to me, which is not a good habbit. A good start is to always say hi when you see him in the hallway, and if you have the time just ask how he s doing. This will usually warm things up...

What to Do on a First Date: i have a crush on a girl and i dont know how to ask her our., jungle gym, go skiing
jungle gym, go skiing, sledding: Asking her over the phone is fine too, and if her parents pick up just say something like hi, how are you doing? and hopefully they ll get off the line quickly. If it s not freezing cold out do something outside like go to a park and play on the jungle gym...

What to Do on a First Date: Date, places to go on a first date, sled
places to go on a first date, sled, thanks in advance: My best advice is to ask her in person, just ask if she wants to hang out on (pick a day) and then ask for her number. You could go to dinner, movies, if you have snow you could do things like ski, sled, if you live near a warm enough beach then do something...

What to Do on a First Date: Date in two days , and i need help, friend, friends
friend, friends, friendship: Hello Taylor, If you have been dating, you probably really don t need any more advice, I would think. I m glad this guy is a friend because I feel that friendship is the building block of a future relationship. I would recommend just acting like friends...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date..., 10th grade, first date
10th grade, first date: I would just let him decide where to go, that makes it easy, unless you have some place in mind that you think would be really good. He asked you out on a date so just follow his lead. Don t be nervous and try to not act nervous otherwise it will be awkward....

What to Do on a First Date: First Date With A Twist.., time thing, first date
time thing, first date, next level: I wouldnt rush things because you re in that getting to know you stage and a first date should be nothing over the top and just be yourself. I would slow up on the making out until you guys have gotten to know each other to take things to the next level. To...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, casual date, group dates
What to Do on a First Date: first date, casual date, group dates, quiet moments

What to Do on a First Date: first date, funny things, first date
funny things, first date, school sports: You can go literally anywhere you want to go. Think of something you do for fun, and then ask her to do it with you, even if it s sitting downstairs playing Madden, you may not play video games the whole time because you ll be able to think of something to...

What to Do on a First Date: first date with girl., first dates, boyfriends
first dates, boyfriends, first date: I think the plan you have is a great idea. That is a combination of what i usually like to do for first dates. When you meet her its easier if she is outgoing and you can tell if she wants to hug. I would generally go with the hug. It sounds to me like you...

What to Do on a First Date: I need help for my first date with my best friend, boy ryan, omne
boy ryan, omne, first date: I get these questions all the time and I say be yourself don t pretend or put on an act. Act how you always do when you re around him and you don t have to be uncomfortable since you know the guy really well. He may have responded different because he didnt...

What to Do on a First Date: Talk about?, wonderful day, first date
wonderful day, first date, music cd: I just had my first date with someone last night and what we talked about was stuff that interested us. For a young girl at 16 you should talk about things like the latest movie or music CD you listen to or things you want to try maybe over spring break or...

What to Do on a First Date: asking a girl out, herm, couple of days
herm, couple of days, fool: This is probably one of the best situations you could have, because normally you have to worry about how to talk to her alone. All you have to do is go up to her and ask if you can sit with her, that s it. Then just start talking to her about life and get...

What to Do on a First Date: Chance...., current boyfriend, extra ticket
current boyfriend, extra ticket, second chance: hi Devin, how you doing? so this girl has given you clear signals,and i think, yes you do have a chance with her.Just be cool, as i have always said,and just let her lead;i am sure if the signals you get from her are so clear, i would ask her out properly....

What to Do on a First Date: dating, girlfriend, pizza
girlfriend, pizza, mom: You re not too young for a girlfriend most people start dating at about 15-16, but you re too young for a solo date since you re not at the age to drive yet. There are lots of things you can do for someone your age and in asking this girl out just be yourself...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, somthing, first date
somthing, first date, signs: If its just going to be you two it is usually safe to assume its meant to be a date, the word date might not be mentioned but it really is one. The best thing to do is flirt and have fun. If he knows you like him and he likes you then he will open up more...

What to Do on a First Date: first date, casual jeans, guy friends
casual jeans, guy friends, flirty: I think your plan sounds just fine, I ve done the same thing or close to it multiple times and it was fun. You have to treat her like a girl and not like one of your guy friends, it shouldn t be tough to be able to distinguish the two. You have to be flirty...

What to Do on a First Date: Help!, shy person
shy person: Well the way I like to do to find out is just by asking them to hang out and then see how it goes. I used to be really shy too, but if you just ask them to do something with you, you ll get a good idea, and maybe they ll like you after that. If you don t want...

What to Do on a First Date: Help!, first kiss, saying goodbye
first kiss, saying goodbye, first date: Hi Jane, You really have nothing to worry about. I was just as worried about my first kiss and put it off for a long time. But it is the most natural thing on the planet and it will come to you. I know that is hard to believe but it really does. ...

What to Do on a First Date: New Guy, WILL ask me out on first, first date, 13 years
first date, 13 years, ummm: Hi Natasha, I am a bit confused as to which boy you would like to give your email address or phone number too, but i will just say this. If you like this boy and would like to go out on a date with him then give him your email address or phone number (or...

What to Do on a First Date: SOOO EXCITED!!!, date, dating
date, dating, girlfriend: Hi Natasha, First off, what do your parents think about you dating? I don t really recommend one-on-one dating at your age. I feel that hanging out with a group is much more fun and less stressful. Probably Sam is not going to ask you out if he sees...

What to Do on a First Date: How to send the message that i want to go out with him, facebook, myspace
facebook, myspace, buisness: If you have access to email or if he s got a MySpace or Facebook account send him a private message. There s nothing wrong with asking a boy out and if he says he likes you you got the biggest part out of the way is the mutual feeling. If you don t want to...

What to Do on a First Date: I think she's leading...., big hug, taking the lead
big hug, taking the lead, last time: hiya, glad its all working out for you, but as for my help.lol i don t think you need it now,the lady in question seems ok and at least both of you are helping each other,just keep doing what you are doing;sounds like you have a winner there. Graha...

What to Do on a First Date: Where to take her out, couple days, first date
couple days, first date: You can honestly take her anywhere you want to go. Think of a place you like to be at and take her there. Like, its spring so go outside and rollerblade or play around at a park with a dog. Or you can stay inside and go to a movie or even better have her over...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st unoffical date, coffee date, jetskiing
coffee date, jetskiing, question thanks: I recommend wearing a nice jacket, but i depends on the weather. Dress for the temperature. I like to wear fleace jackets because they look good. If its above 50 degrees I wouldn t recommend wearing a jacket, just make sure whatever you wear, that it looks...

What to Do on a First Date: I bumped into a girl i went out with 3 years ago!, misery loves company, mail
misery loves company, mail, nice guy: HI Eddie, let first say i am so sorry, i lost my mail, and only just found your letter. Eddie, it seems that she is very in to you , so i would take it slowly, let her do the leading,be happy with that because it will show her you are sure of yourself....

What to Do on a First Date: busy.. first date, date, dating
date, dating, friend: Hi James, Thanks for your question. So I take it that her dad does approve of you dating her? That is most important. I don t usually recommend people of your age to date one-to-one. I think it is more advisable to hang out with other friends and not just...

What to Do on a First Date: Don't know what to do.., flirty, 19 years
flirty, 19 years, hard time: Well I would think that you should not talk about the guy unless she brings it up and wants to talk about it. You said you blabber on and make a fool of yourself, that s a good thing especially in this situation because it will probably make her laugh which...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, gal friends, playing tennis
gal friends, playing tennis, guy friend: I think that s a great idea. You can play for a while, maybe an hour aor so, and then go get something to eat or just hang out. Guys that age just want to have fun, so the most important thing is to make sure he is comfortable because guys that age are going...

What to Do on a First Date: FIRST DATE! AHHHHHHHHHH!, dating, date
dating, date, boyfriend: Hi Kennedy, I know you asked this question a few days ago but whoever you asked it to, wasn t able to answer it. This person put your question in the question pool where I just found it. So let me know how things went and if you still need advice. My email...

What to Do on a First Date: "First date" advice please., mints, first date
mints, first date, snacks: If it s just you two then I would say it s a date. That being said you should act like it s a date and act the way you would on a date, I would take a mint before you went you wouldn t necessarily need them. Wear something nice like jeans and a polo or button...

What to Do on a First Date: hmm would it be too awkward?, meaningful conversations, gym class
What to Do on a First Date: hmm would it be too awkward?, meaningful conversations, gym class, couple of friends

What to Do on a First Date: "Movie date" advice please., being a girl, doorbell
What to Do on a First Date: "Movie date" advice please., being a girl, doorbell, heed

What to Do on a First Date: I wanna ask her out but age seems to be a factor, mini parties, chivalry
What to Do on a First Date: I wanna ask her out but age seems to be a factor, mini parties, chivalry, good luck

What to Do on a First Date: hmm would it be too awkward?, outgoing guy, good friends
outgoing guy, good friends, old girl: Well it might feel awkward, but there s nothing wrong with doing that. Most guys would feel pretty good if a girl asked them out on a date. It would be best if you tried to see him a little more and started just a short conversation. If that s not possible...

What to Do on a First Date: Making conversation on the First Date, conversation topic, second date
conversation topic, second date, conversational skills: hiya Sorry for the late reply, i had deleted your mail by mistake. so let talk dates;Yes, I m afraid practice does indeed make perfect. If you don t feel your conversational skills are very good, particularly under the added pressure of a first date,...

What to Do on a First Date: "Movie date" advice please., hesitation, 17 years
hesitation, 17 years: The first thing is make sure you pay for everything she wants, (hopefully she won t take advantage of this, it s never happened to me), and ask her what movie she wants to see. If she doesn t respond right away then you pick a movie and if she doesn t object...

What to Do on a First Date: the movie, question thanks, kind of girl
question thanks, kind of girl, first dates: Its entirely up to you. Some people don t like to but some do. I have always followed my instincts on dates. If it has gone really well and i like him, if he tries to kiss me and i want to then i do. Always, always trust your instincts. They are very...

What to Do on a First Date: OHMAN!, prettiest girl, good friend
prettiest girl, good friend, best friends: Unfortunately this is a tricky one! The main options are... 1) Talk to your friend and let him know how you feel. Maybe if he isn t that keen on her he may think about giving her up for you. 2) Talk to her, see what she thinks. If she is prepared...

What to Do on a First Date: What shoud i do?, chaparone, grade girl
chaparone, grade girl, loving girl: Since you guys are pretty young I would start by maybe getting together at home or on supervised dates until you re old enough to actually date solo.I m sure right now your parents wouldnt agree to you two dating, but won t have a problem with you being together...

What to Do on a First Date: I wanna ask her out but age seems to be a factor, casual date, mutual group
casual date, mutual group, text message: There is a significant age difference but I ve seen it work out before. You should try out a casual date where both of you just hang out and mess around and have fun. This can be easily done at a city park. And this way you will have an opportunity to talk...

What to Do on a First Date: Her!, fire at night, distractions
fire at night, distractions, lakeside: I m sorry for any confusion, but I am not a female, but I can still offer some advice. If you want something like laying under stars, then it sounds like you want to do something calm with no distractions where you can just be together. You could always sit...

What to Do on a First Date: How to ask a girl out and what to do, picnic table, art fest
picnic table, art fest, notta: Tom, just chill out a little;lets look at a few things that can work. Record your date Especially if it s a walk in the park or your date s first time bowling. For example: take a one-time use camera and use it up - then plan to get together next week...

What to Do on a First Date: I don't wanna over do it., definite connection, open doors
definite connection, open doors, hi mike: Hi Mike, What this girl is saying is that she wants to take things slowly. So if i were you i would treat her to a typical first date. First dates are usually just a friendly get together where 2 people decide on whether to progress things. I cannot...

What to Do on a First Date: What and Where On a First Date, open doors, chivalry
open doors, chivalry, first date: Giving that you two are teenagers your choices will be limited on where you go for a date. I would say take her out for something to eat and maybe take up going to a movie or even more have a group date so you guys are comfortable hanging out together. I would...

What to Do on a First Date: What to do on my first date-age 14, t rush, first date
t rush, first date, thanks for your help: I wouldnt be too quick to rush into this since you mentioned this girl just broke up with someone. Your friend needs some time to get over the last guy, but I would build your friendship and look at actually dating in a couple months. I don t see the harm...

What to Do on a First Date: Girl i want to ask out, don't know where to take her., dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Michael, I just found your question in the question pool. That means that whoever you asked the question to, did not answer for some reason. So that person put it in the question pool and I just found it. I don t know if school is over for you but if...

What to Do on a First Date: I like this girl; I have never had girlfriend before., dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Jason, Why don t you ask her and other friends to do an activity? More and more young people are hanging out in groups instead of just one-on-one dating. Don t feel bad that you haven t dated yet. Lots of young people are the same as you. Some of the activities...

What to Do on a First Date: I like this girl; I have never had girlfriend before., school, girlfriend
school, girlfriend, dating: Hi Jason, I found your question in the question pool. It sounds familiar and maybe you have already asked me this question before. Let me know what has been happening with your situation. I usually suggest for people to hang out with a group of friends...

What to Do on a First Date: I like this girl; I have never had girlfriend before., dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Jason, I think maybe I answered your question already but just found this in the question pool. That means you asked someone and they didn t answer your post and put your post in the question pool. So I presume that the Awards Night Ceremony probably...

What to Do on a First Date: I like this girl; I have never had girlfriend before., night ceremony, awards night
night ceremony, awards night, how to do anything: HI Jason, Jason, you already have her interested via my space and the time you chat to each other on there. Now,its really down to nerves i guess,but remember she will be so nervous too. So, why not work on what you both like,the track,the internet,and you...

What to Do on a First Date: getting to know someone, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Hi JD, The only way I can think of is if you have mutual friends. Then you could meet her if she knows one of your friends. Where do you see her? Could you participate in some activity and ask her to join you and your friends? I ll keep thinking and you...

What to Do on a First Date: My parents Won't let me date!, curfew, point of view
curfew, point of view, little bit: So happy to hear your date went well!! I love getting feedback. Its nice to know that i have helped in some way. Don t hesitate to keep in touch. I am here for any advice you may need. Take care and good luck with the boyfriend! Kate :-...

What to Do on a First Date: Question, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Hi Guma, What do you need to know? Have you had the blind date yet? Because I just found your question in the question pool on Allexperts.com I usually recommend that people do activities with a group of friends rather than just one-on-one dating. That...

What to Do on a First Date: What do I do???, solo dates, eons
solo dates, eons, dating: Unfortunately your parents have a call in this because at 12 its young to be dating. I would have a guy as a friend, but when I was 12 which was eons ago, but I too wasnt allowed to date and I actually had to wait until I was about 15-16 to have a serious...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date, what to do???, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Hi Marko, This is something that lots of people do now, especially if you are younger like you say. Be happy that your parents are letting you go with friends. Anyway, this is a new thing now is to hang out with friends, not just one-on-one dating. It s...

What to Do on a First Date: New girlfriend & Movie dates, dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Hello Fraser, I just got your question and it was in the question pool. That means that whoever you asked the question to did not answer and put it in the pool. That s how I got it. So sorry for the delay. You didn t mention your age so it might be...

What to Do on a First Date: New girlfriend & movie dates, new girlfriend, funfair
new girlfriend, funfair, dating tips: hiya, gosh, there lots of things you can do,walks,tenpin bowling,swimming,even go for a lunch date. you could have a picnic,what about the funfair at the seaside,there are simply so many things you could do. visit this site it will help you .............

What to Do on a First Date: Is it OK?, dating, date
dating, date, dates: Just my opinion, but I think 13 is kind of young to date and especially a 16 year old. There is a lot of difference in age and maturity at this point. Although, I do think that you at 13 are probably getting mature. What do your parents think about you dating...

What to Do on a First Date: 1st date, romantic film, right moment
romantic film, right moment, thanks a bunch: Hi Mike, Please do not apologize! You are not annoying at all! The film you see really doesn t matter. It is really just to help conversation when you get to the restaurant. Although may i suggest Harry Potter! I saw it yesterday and it was fantastic!...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking her out., facebook, cya
facebook, cya, good luck: Hello Kevin, That message sounds just fine to me! I wouldn t suggest calling her unless she gives you her number. I would find it a bit strange if someone got my number off facebook and called me. I don t think i would be to happy to meet up with them!...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking her out., facebook, cya
facebook, cya, alex: Giving that you met this girl online email her and ask if she feels comfortable talking on the phone before anything else and I would give her your number so she can feel comfortable talking to you. What you want to do is take things from email to phone and...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking her out., facebook, out of the blue
facebook, out of the blue, cya: Kevin, when you meet people, you have to talk to them, if she knows you,then go ahead and talk to her,facebook is ok , but asking her out face to face is best. Try, asking her on facebook, for a coffee, then at coffee, you can ask about a date. You say her...

What to Do on a First Date: Asking her out., dating, dates
dating, dates, date: Kevin, Your approach sounds good to me. I do usually recommend that people hang out with a group instead of one-on-one dating. This makes it less stressful because you don t have to think of anything to say. There is lots of conversation going on. Let...

What to Do on a First Date: How to ask out.
I would talk to her directly don t accept another person s number unless they got permission from that person to give it to you. Once you talk her get the number from her personally so she s not thinking her friend s giving out her number to random people...

What to Do on a First Date: How to ask out., alec
alec: Alec, to speak to people you have to open your mouth, she will not bite you if you just ask her out will she. If she knows already you could ring her, or txt her. If she doesn t know you at all, i would try and meet her in a group to start with and introduce...

What to Do on a First Date: dating, long distance relationship, seniors and juniors
long distance relationship, seniors and juniors, pizza hut: I would be direct and ask her if she s interested in dating you and would like to go out. I would hate for you to have this girl playing around with you and not telling you her intent. Some people maybe shy about their feelings, but she should be honest with...

What to Do on a First Date: First Date, nice restaurant, first date
nice restaurant, first date, wardrobe: Hi Shanae, Thanks for your question. I cant really tell you what to wear as i have no idea what is in your wardrobe! :-) Although i will say this, he is with you because he likes who you are and what you look like. Try not to over-do it because he...

What to Do on a First Date: What Should I Do On A First Date, date, dating
date, dating, dates: Hi Harry, Thanks for the update, I appreciate hearing about the time you spent. It sounds like things went well. It was good that she paid for the clothes, if she had let you pay for everything, I would have been concerned. Are you still talking every day...

What to Do on a First Date: first date with new bf, real good friends, moviess
real good friends, moviess, second date: If this is a second date usually the date picks up the tab. When I started dating my boyfriend we went dutch on the first date, but after that he started paying for the dates we had together. You can bring money and maybe when your date pays for the meal you...

What to Do on a First Date: first real date, date, dates
date, dates, dating: Josh, I m glad to hear that you are considering involving more friends instead of just one-on-one dating. So are you saying that you met this girl at the amusement park? So you really don t know her that well? I don t know what kind of town or city you...

What to Do on a First Date: I Like This Girl - So I Wanna Do Things Right!, laugh alot, random girls
laugh alot, random girls, going on holiday: Hi Harry, We you have pretty much answered your own questions! I believe that she does like you. Women don t waste their time speaking to men who they don t like. Plus, she has already told you that she doesn t care what you do together. She just wants...