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Why was this question on closed by 1 mod as "requesting personal medical advice", even though the same mod said it was on-topic last year?

The question is: Title: Vaseline is used to reduce scarring following keratosis. Is there a substitute ointment that will be less uncomfortable when used near the eye? Body: After scaling a ...
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Disguised questions and measuring intents

When reading @CareyGregory's comment editing the question and having it reopened generally isn't an option because all that accomplishes is disguising the question. Considering that people that know ...
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How to handle questions that do not fit objectively a closed reason?

I understand that questions asking for medical advice are off-topic (as discussed in this meta question) and therefore should be closed. However, from what I got, there is no clear definition of what ...
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Why was this question on post-surgery wound care closed by mod as “personal medical advice”?

The question is: Title: What's the proper course of action in case a scab or crust does form over the wound during post-surgery wound care? I read in the UCLA Dermatology Post-Operative Wound Care ...
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Please re-open question with edited title

Please reopen. I edited title to be clearer. I am asking verification of a claim made in a video. Do doctors recommend that ears checked annually?
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How can we get less off topic question?

1 out of 4 question are being closed for being off topic. The majority of them are not closed by the community but by a moderator. Could the community be allowed to help close questions? Could a ...
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Why is asking question "time gap between a meal and sleep" -- considered off topic?

Originally I had asked below question in Fitness SE: What is the ideal time gap between lunch & power-nap as well as dinner & bedtime? Though I had a doubt, if it belonged to this SE. Later ...
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Can anyone work on the closing questions queue?

After we have fixed the edit queue problem (thanks to JasonC and Kate), I suggest we tackle the next one. I'm flagging multiple of questions as off-topic almost every day, and none to almost none get ...
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Is there a way to reverse my vote on whether to "close" a question or not?

I was reviewing some questions and voting on whether they should be "closed" or not, and I accidentally pressed "Leave Open" on one I certainly meant to vote "close" (Am I Concussed?). Can I alter/...
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Why is a personal medical questions not closed, while its answer has already supervised?

For example, this question: I haven't been truly hungry in a few years. A couple lines of it: I am starting to get a little concerned about something. I haven't felt truly hungry in a few years. I ...
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Closing inconsistencies regarding question on sweeteners

I don't understand why https://health.stackexchange.com/q/967/43 got closed while Are artificial sweeteners safe? didn't. Can somebody explain why? I copy the questions here for convenience: Are ...
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What are the benefits of eating food - closed?

What are the benefits of eating food? is apparently too broad. Why? How is it broader than these: Is there any health risk in cellular phones? Are there any health benefits to male circumcision? ...