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term used when talking of a horse's age, e.g. '6 off' for a horse which has just passed 6 years, as opposed to 'rising 7' for approaching 7 years.

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Q. why are my toenails falling off? A few months ago my big toenail fell off. Now my nails on my baby toes are falling off. My doctor sent a sample of my toenail to a lab but said it came back clean with no signs of fungi. What else could explain nail loss when there has been no trauma or injury either?

A. That is indeed a very strange phenomenon. You should either way get treated for nail fungi, because there is still a chance there's an infection that was not seen in the specimen sent. Also diabetes or PVD (peripheral vascular disease, in which there is poor blood supply to the small vessels in the legs and feet) can cause your toenails to not get enough blood supply and fall off.

Q. Will my hair fall off if I have leukemia? I was diagnosed with ALL and I have to pass on a series of chemotherapy treatments, will my hair fall off? What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

A. Sorry but Yes. Most chemotherapy drugs that will be used do have the side effect of hair loss. However, this will only be temporary and your hair will grow back, probably even better than before! This is just a minor setback, not to be concerned about it..

Q. How do I explain why I keep going off my meds? Am I the only one that has this problem?

A. No problem it is actually a really good book for both someone with bipolar as well as family members. For someone with bipolar it is a lot that you can relate to and for family it gives an inside look at what the illness is like from a first hand position. It helped me understand more of what my partner was going through and what this illness is like from her perspective. It covers a lot of things that I found my partner had a hard time talking about and expressing...

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The consensus was that Mata's knee was offside - but even after replay after replay it didn't look clear.
It surely means that however desirable, VAR, under the current convoluted offside laws, will stand for the Very Antithesis of Reliable.
There is a lot of discussion about whether it is offside, yes or no, but I think it was offside as well.
I thought it was offside," Cook said of Gayle's disallowed strike, "It was a great hit from Matt, but I thought it was offside because Gayle started right in front of me.
The second goal was unlucky and the third one was offside.
Ronaldo scored the next goal in the 105th minute from a clear offside position and then sent Madrid 3-2 up on the night when fractionally offside.
MATCH PAGE Tonny Vilhena powered home the winner after 79 minutes, but Nicolai Jorgensen appeared offside as he broke down the wing before crossing to set up the goal.
BOOKED 2 SENTOFF 0 ONTARGET 8 OFF TARGET 9 HIT W/WORK 0 CORNERS 4 OFFSIDE 2 FOULS 14 TOTTENHAM 1 Lamela 59 REFEREE: Martin Atkinson Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris (Vorm 35), Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier (Janssen 56), Wanyama, Lamela, Alli, Eriksen, Kane.
He would have been asking whether the ball went forward from Roberts and looked for offside.
But it's the way we play, trying to make forward passes on to forward runs to players who can run in behind teams, and you're going to be offside sometimes with the enthusiasm for it rather than being too fast.