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Can I ask, how to detect Palmaris longus muscle?

I have written a comment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dE5KNQHVlak&lc=UgxsXp-ac89rMIdraeV4AaABAg "Palmaris longus muscle" article in wikipedia shows it other way. there 1 muscle ...
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Why was this question on the difference between Cortisone and Dihydrocortisone deemed off-topic as personal advice?

How is The difference between Cortisone and Dihydrocortisone deemed off-topic because of personal advices and my "health issues". Those reasons are virtually non-existent. Instead, the ...
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Can I ask this question: How to make sticky DIY electrode pads (for TENS unit)?

TENS unit are recommended for many diseases but the electrodes pads don't last really long, and are quite expensive for many people. Is it allowed to ask this question here? If not, do you know in ...
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My post was incorrectly locked

This post has been incorrectly locked: OP was not 12 when posted. The person pictured in the question is 12 - these are two different people, myself and my sister. At the time of posting, I (OP) was ...
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Why can I not see close votes?

Having sked this question I was told that there was a close vote due to lack of research (to which I have responded by edit) but I am unable to see any close vote on the page. Is this due to lack of ...
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Unable to close my inferior old question here to save a great new question at Biology from closure or worse

https://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/100629/how-many-spike-proteins-are-there-per-sars-cov-2-spike is a question I asked recently but long ago I asked a different but similar question here at ...
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Is this an appropriate site to ask questions about topics in medical school?

During my medical entrance examination preparation, I used https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/ https://biology.stackexchange.com/ https://physics.stackexchange.com/ These sites welcome posts where ...
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Tag removal request: dehydratration

Seeing an edit suggestion for the tag dehydratration, made me consider adding the tag as a synonym of dehydration as that is the correct spelling but the system will not allow me to do so. Could ...
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Reptuation Points Lost but not in Log

I've recently dropped 6 points in reputation but it does not show in the Reputation log. Is there a way for me to find out where or why that happened?
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Comments since Nov 25 disappeared

At least some of the comments I posted on Medical Sciences SE since Nov 25 disappeared - there is no mention of them being deleted, and I'm sure I haven't deleted them. Is there some function where ...
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Searching for finding SE site Or others Website alternatives to ask about Chemotherapy side effects edema

I have a question about my Medical Sciences Stack Exchange post: Edema after injecting Docetaxel chemotherapy This question recognized as off-topic question, so i like to know Which SE Site or ...
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Question about a biological process as opposed to medical practice

Why is my question a typical clinical question as AliceD said? I asked about the condition in itself and its causes and not about its treatment/prevention/hygiene( medical practice is only secondary ...
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Verification of moderator behavior [closed]

I feel that moderator Carey Gregory ♦ deleted my answer for no reason. Answer: https://medicalsciences.stackexchange.com/a/20570/17223 I tried to answer the best I know. Please, can this moderator ...
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Can anyone create the synonym `vaccine` for `vaccination`?

I'd like to see the synonym vaccine for the vaccination tag.
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How can this question be more on topic?

I am not looking for a diagnosis or treatment. I am just inquiring on the benefits of snot. Can some tell me what wording I should use to be on topic? Do you swallow or spit?
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Can you retract an incorrect flag?

Due to issues I was having with my mobile phone I accidentally and incorrectly flagged a question as containing abusive content. I cannot see a way of retracting this, and I cannot flag the ...
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Is this question really an off-topic one?

Please refer to this question. Someone has marked it as an off-topic question and the reason is mentioned as "Questions about diet and nutrition are off-topic unless they're related to a specific ...
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PMA Close Reason Missing

When reviewing Hair Transplant Donor Area extreme burn sensation and very itchy. Please help! in the review low quality posts queue, I went to vote to close, but the Personal Medcial Advice close ...
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Question on Food Safety put on hold as not medical sciences

This question, Do fridges really keep things fresh, was put on hold by a moderator as off topic using the dialogue This question does not appear to be about medical sciences, within the scope ...
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Please delete my answer re obesity medical conditions

I attempted an answer today on a question about obesity and medical conditions but it was a disorganized answer which included a book recommendation. I have made my own copy of my answer so that I can ...
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gynecomastia-man-boobs tag needs adjusting

the tag gynecomastia-man-boobs needs to be renamed to gynecomastia and synonyms of man-boobs and the UK spelling gynaecomastia needs setting up, yet I don't seem to be able to do either. Can this be ...
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delete account also delete answers?

if I delete my account, will this also delete all my answers and activity in the site? Seems that the body of the question require more text. Well, I will leave this site.
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Preliminary update on transition

Just an update before the official word comes down, but it looks like the transition to Medical Sciences is being approved, and we can start to move the site in that direction. What does this mean ...
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To re-open antivirals/postherpetic pain question

Can someone help to re-open the question about famciclovir and postherpetic pain? I edited the question to be non-personal.
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Medical Sciences has been launched to foster a community of experts - and we anticipate long-term benefits to Health.SE!

We are excited to announce that after long, detailed discussions in chat, meta, and comments: The new site Medical Sciences has been proposed in Area 51! It is designed to foster a community of ...
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Is the date of this question a bug?

The following question has received 14 upvotes, the answer to it even 35 upvotes, and is allegedly only 1 day old. The amount of upvotes is just astronomical for our site. I have never seen this ...
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Does this site accept relationship questions?

Since Health Stack Exchange is about health, does it accept questions on relationships as a part of psychological help?
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What close reason for nonsense questions?

Imagine someone asks "what colour socks are best for reducing blood pressure?" We can't answer that, because the colour of your socks has no effect on your blood pressure. I want to close such ...
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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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Can anyone work on the edit queue?

There are a LOT of questions that need an edit. Some have information added in comments that should be in the question, many are unclear, and some just aren't written in idiomatic English. But I can't ...
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The scope for questions listed on the tour page is weirdly narrow

The scope for questions is currently: Environmental or nutritional factors that affect health The ways that diseases and injuries affect people The health effects of processes such as ...
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Want to leave health community on SE

I want to leave health community while I'm unable to ask questions. I don't know why there's saying You have reached your question limit Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. ...
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Under "Activities," after clicking on own icon, there is a "tags" tab, what do all the numbers indicate?

Just Curious: What do all the different numbers surrounding the tags listed (under my personal activities) indicate? For example, See below: I know that the 16 in the highlighted image that pops ...
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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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I received 15 downvotes today, to each one of my 15 answers, and all of them at 4.30 p.m. GMT

No doubt there's a serial downvoter at large. Could you, moderators, kindly reverse that? And I'm sure most of us would appreciate it if such a member could be punished. BTW, Where are the ...
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How do I present a valid opinion that I don't have references for

I have a question about my Health Stack Exchange post: Safe alternatives to painkillers/nsaid? So I answer a question, there is something I say that I think is helpful but don't have the references ...
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Welcome the new mod?

I was going through the Users tab when I accidentally clicked moderators and saw a fourth one. I didn't know if this was a bug or a new moderator. I know the site once had four, but I wasn't sure. ...
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Why was my edit rejected?

In this question: Is a child with chickenpox who is vaccinated still contagious?, the now edited question asks If a child is vaccinated for chickenpox but she gets the disease anyway, will her ...
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Can the migration of this question be overturned?

I asked this question but realized the Biology community is a more appropriate place for it. My question is about the anatomy of the eye and that community seems more suitable. I did not recieve any ...
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Why my 5-HTP answer has been removed?

The question was: What are good ways to lose weight for people being mentally active? Are there any good diets for people being mentally active which won't affect the everyday brain activities? My ...
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Never got answerd my questions properly , People digress it

When I asked my questions yet , I never get proper answered it , people digress it . I think to stop using this site. I thought it will too good to have some knowledge and help before I go to doctor. ...
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Would a question about the purpose/motive of OT be on-topic here?

Two weeks ago, my father had a heart attack leading to multiple by-pass surgery. All things considered, aside from having nothing happen at all, what has happened is among the better things that could ...
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Reporting potential typos on the contents of this community/site resources?

If I'm going through this community's help links, tours, general disclaimer, etc. and I find a typo in any content I want to know: Where do I report typo issues? What detail should I provide to ...
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how does the flag and arrow up work by comments

I need a little bit information how the flag and arrow by the comments work? Is the arrow up like voting up, and the flag is a down vote. Orr is the flag a sign for moderators to come in?
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Self-help questions

I am most active at Biology and Cognitive Sciences.SE. Both sites quite aggressively close every question on self-help, and I am one of those aggressive close voters, because I support the thought ...
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Can we change our mods here?

First of all, I'd like to apologise if I offended anybody here by asking for the second opinion about my removed answer (I really do). Usually when you go to the doctor, you've right to do so. And ...
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Should my answers get removed, because of my personal style?

As Shog9 and JohnP suggested, my writing: appear to share the same characteristics such as: Start with a general-purpose explanation of the question's topic, paraphrased from another site. ...
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What is the current reason of answer removal: 'symptoms and how migraine is categorised'?

I've answered the following question: What are the symptoms of Migraine and how to categorise into severe or mild etc Initially it was removed by lack of interpretation of migraine stages (I guess) ...
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Should mod remove answers which doesn't address all sub-questions?

I've answered the following question: Effect of the common cold on the immune system Sub-questions are: I've heard that once a person catches a cold, his whole immune system becomes weak and is ...
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