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empty

said of a female of breeding age; nonpregnant.

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Q. How can I know the inhaler is empty? My 8 years-old boy has asthma and he takes steroids with inhaler. Every time it runs out of med we get a prescription for a new one. Is that OK? A friend that her son is treated with similar inhaler told me that towards the end it no longer delivers enough medication. How can I know I should get a new one?

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Q. what does it mean when an ultrasound shows an empty amniotic sac and no baby?

A. This exact thing happened with my friend who is now 22 weeks with her first baby. She had 2 additional sacs - both empty - and the doctor said that the pregnancy had probably started out as triplets but that only one of the embryos had actually established and continued to grow.

Her doctor said it is very common for a woman to have more than one egg fertilize but that in most cases the pregnancy continues as a singleton only. She told my friend that the empty sacs would just disappear through time (which they did) and that they posed no danger to her baby.

Q. I took vitamin B on an empty stomack and then had coffee. it gave me a terrible Stomach ache. why?

A. hi again! you should take them right after a meal. those pills are vary concentrated and some of the B vitamins are acidic. taking it without eating first will get your stomach protesting ...as you well saw...

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Roughly butchered meat lands in pallet-adapted trays that are lifted and tipped out by a powerful emptier.
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In an emotional tribute posted on the website of the East Anglian Daily Times, she said: "He was a gorgeous little boy and the world will be a much emptier place without him.
They'll pay up if their financial bottom line says they need to and, in the meantime, if, for whatever reason, shops are much emptier, so be it.
A college professor who teaches something to do with history or architecture, Isa likes to vacation where there are ruins or old mosques to photograph, the emptier of other tourists the better.
It is the sky taking a break, Hoping, No one will notice its escape as, Fragment by fragment the gaps, Look emptier.
His rhetoric will be exposed as even emptier than usual if he keeps squandering opportunities to back it up.