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Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair?

My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?
A1Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.
A2IF YOUR WET WATER REMOVES MORE HEAT FROM THE BODY FASTER THAN WHEN YOUR DRY ALSO CONSIDER THAT HEAT RISES WE LOSE MOST OF THE TOP OF OUR HEADS WHEN YOU ADD WATER YOU DRAMATICLY LOWER YOUR TEMPERATURE ON YOUR HEAD AND ALSO CONSIDER THAT IF YOUR MOVING FROM A COLD PLACE TO A WARM PLACE SEVERAL TIMES A DAY LIKE A FREEZER ON A HOT SUMMER DAY OR INDOORS TO OUT DOORS IN THE WINTER TIME 20 MINUTE INTERVALS I WILL SAY YES YOU CAN CATCH COLD AN GET THE SNIFFLES, COUGH AND OR SORE THROUGHT BUT I DO AGREE THAT YOU WON'T NECISARLY GET PENOMNIA FROM JUST WET HAIR ALONE THERES MANY MORE FACTORS FOR THAT.
A3Wet hair will not cause you to catch pneumonia. It can not be caught that way. Colds are usually spread by hand-to-hand contact with another cold sufferer or by sharing objects like utensils, towels, and telephones. Influenza is easily spread through the air by sneezing and coughing. Pneumonia typically follows a cold or flu.

Q. Is it possible to show external symptoms with a food allergy?

The research I've done only mentions irritation of the throat and mouth, wheezing, etc. But is it possible to develop hives and itching on your back, arms, legs, but not have any irritation in your throat, mouth, etc, when you're affected by a food allergy, such as soy? Also, is it possibly a food allergy if the hives take a long time to go away, maybe a day or two?
A1Yes, it is possible. This exact same thing happens to me when I eat avocado products.
My skin whelps up, turn's red and itches like nothing else...
I hope that this helps and good luck with your allergies!
A2hmmm...i have heiner's syndrome (i'm allergic to dairy), and when i eat dairy, i get hives, my mouth and throat itches, when i was little, i blew bubbles out of my nose when i ate it. (gross but true). also, i've had a reaction just touching dairy.
Hope I helped!

Q. i'm 21 years old, and my penis outer skin covers the shaft. Is it natural to have like that?

from my young age the outer skin of my penis covers my shaft, and only a little of the tip is exposed even if i try to pull the skin upwards. Is it natural to have it like that? I've seen in all porn movies and other sex videos that for all those guys the outer skin can be pulled up half the way. Will this affect my sex life?
A1i went through that link. But still i'm not clear. The flash video shown over there is different from what I can see with my penis. In the video the foreskin can be pulled a long way, and the head of the penis is fully exposed. But this doesn't happen with me. Even at erect stage, my head is exposed only a little bit( like in the first part of first picture ). Can someone give more info?
A2The outer skin of the penis is called Foreskin. Usually the foreskin retracts during an erection and therefore does not interfere with your sexual life. The guys you see in the porn movies have probably had a circumcision. Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, either partially or completely. It may be done for religious, aesthetic, health, or hygiene reasons, or to treat disease. Here is a website that has more information:
http://www.noharmm.org/anatomy.htm

Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side?

what can happen to me if i will do it ?
A1I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.
A2if you have problem with your sinuses- it'll give you hard time. otherwise: Chilling does not hinder your immunity
as long as you aren’t so cold that your body defenses are destroyed.
In 1958, a paper in the American Journal of Hygiene (Volume 68)
reported that more than 400 volunteers were exposed to viruses
that cause colds. Some were exposed to very cold temperatures
while wearing heavy coats, some to 60 degree temperatures while
wearing underwear, and some to a very warm 80 degrees. All had
the same rate of infection. it's a myth.

Q. Is this a malady if i am homosexual? because i feel sometimes very unhappy and outside the society...

Some people would say - "oh yes", other could say: "i don't know, but i think this is not so common or normal", "homosexual? even the rats don't do it in the laboratories", "they should be exterminated", and so on. In fact we hear probably more bad stuff, than something else. My brother is homosexual and was very long depressive, because he could not tell it to our parents. Perhaps he is still depressive - a little bit from time to time. He lives with his partner. I do not pretend to have the key about it, nor the why nor the "how it comes". I share here with you what I have been taught some years ago. I can live with that. It makes for me sense. I know that many of you will not agree with it, but as long we have not a better explanation...
A1I've worked with different gay people, open and in the closet. I have nothing but good experiences with them. I have never had a talk with them regarding their bring up or how they discovered they were gay.
A2still fighting their way up and still experiencing racism and hatred. I sincerely hope that i my lifetime I will see a world that is inclusive and color blind, and anyone who is still experiencing this hatred will see a day when their children/grandchildren will not have to endure the struggles they have. And that their children/grandchildren will look back and know the struggle it has been to get to that place, and hold the pride in the knowlede that there are people out there who have sacrifised everthing for their freedom.
A3Thank you for that Mrfoot56.
I know what is like to be discriminated against for reasons of ignorance, although being gay is an invisible minority so I can never understand the full experience of what it is like for a visable minority. For me it is embarrasing to be a member of a race (if you will caucassian) that has caused so many good people such harm. And all out of fear and ignorance. I am one of those people who truly looks at a person and sees no color. I see eyes, and believe eyes are the window to the soul. I actually find myself thinking about how great it must be (aside from the discrimination) to be a part of a culture that seems to me to be rooted in love and family values, a culture so rich in history (although not all positive, thanks to ignorance) and arts, a culture that has given until it hurts and somehow found it to give some more. People who have forgivin the most hanus crimes in all of history and can look back and see no color. Families who are still...
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