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Double Force 100Mg Tablet

Double Force 100Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Shrinivas Gujarat Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Sildenafil
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Double Force 100Mg Tablet is a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor that helps to relax as well as dilate the blood vessels in the body. It helps to increase the flow of blood in certain parts of the body. This medication can be used for treating erectile dysfunction among men. It also treats pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and eventually improves the exercising capacity in men as well as women. It can be taken orally or injected in the body by your doctor.

Double Force 100Mg Tablet helps the muscles that are found around your blood vessel?s walls to relax, thus increasing the blood flow to specific areas of your body. It is also used for treating erectile dysfunctions in men. The reason could be impotence or the inability to keep or get an erection. Apart from that, it can be also used for improving the exercising ability in adults suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5) relaxes and dilates your blood vessels that are present in your lungs, thus improving your exercising ability.

Before taking this medicine, it is mandatory to consult your doctor to confirm whether it is safe for you or not. It is advisable to take the medication as prescribed. It is usually injected in your body by the doctor in your clinic. You can also take it at home, provided you are trained or acquainted with the proper method of administration. Also, keep in mind to taking more than the required time frame. When taken for PAH, it is generally taken 3 times in a day, with a gap of 4-6 hours. For problems related to erectile dysfunction, you should take them only when you need it, probably half an hour to one hour before any sexual activity. You should not take this medication more than once in a day in this regard.

It is advisable to continue using Double Force 100Mg Tablet till required without missing any doses. Also, you should not stop using it all of a sudden or change the doses without prior consultation with your doctor.

There are certain things that you must keep in mind when you are taking Double Force 100Mg Tablet. Firstly, avoid drinking alcohol as there can be possible side effects. Secondly, grapefruit products may have a reaction with Double Force 100Mg Tablet, resulting in side effects. Therefore, you must avoid consuming any grapefruit products. Also, ensure that you do not use any other medicines related to treating impotence, along with this drug. If you do so, consult with your doctor first.

The common side effects of Double Force 100Mg Tablet are dizziness, headache, blurred vision, stuffy nose, pain in the back or in the muscles, stomach upset, trouble sleeping, etc. However, if you experience symptoms like pain in the bladder, bloody urine, indigestion, bone pain, migraine headache or increase in the frequency of urination; it is better to consult your doctor immediately.

Erectile Dysfuntion
Double Force 100Mg Tablet is used for the treatment of impotence; where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Double Force 100Mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart. It also improves exercise capacity in such patients.
Allergy
Double Force 100Mg Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to sildenafil or any other component of this medicine.
Nitrate containing medicines
Double Force 100Mg Tablet is not recommended if you are using any medicine containing nitrates.
Riociguat
Double Force 100Mg Tablet is not recommended for use if you are consuming a medicine named Riociguat (Popular trade name is Adempas).
In addition to its intended effect, Double Force 100Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache Major Common
Flushing Moderate Common
Bloody nose Minor Less Common
Indigestion Major Less Common
Sleeplessness Minor Less Common
Diarrhea Moderate Less Common
Dizziness Major Less Common
Bloody and cloudy urine Major Less Common
Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet Major Less Common
Changes in vision Major Rare
Sensitivity to light Major Rare
Prolonged and painful erection Major Rare
Painful urination Major Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 120 minutes after administration. The onset of action may vary from one patient to another.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for consumption by pregnant women unless clearly needed. Consult a doctor and discuss the benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers. Consult your doctor so that suitable substitute may be advised.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Double Force 100Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Alliaance Biotech
Torque Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
RPG Life Sciences Ltd
Fitwel Pharmaceuticals Private Limited
Cipla Ltd
Aden Healthcare
Zee Laboratories
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Lupin Ltd
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like Pulmonary Hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Cardiovascular disease Major
Report the incidence of any disease of the heart and blood vessel to the doctor. Use of Double Force 100Mg Tablet is not recommended in such patients especially who are advised to refrain from any sexual activity due to the risk of adverse effects on the heart.
Kidney Disease Major
Report the incidence of any kidney disease to the doctor. Use of Double Force 100Mg Tablet is not recommended in patients having severe kidney impairment. If the impairment is mild then this medicine can be used with suitable dose adjustments.
Priapism Moderate
Report the incidence of prolonged and painful erection to the doctor. This may be due to underlying conditions such as sickle cell anemia, leukemia or deformation of the penis. The risk of permanent tissue (penis) damage is high in such patients and hence caution is advised while administering Double Force 100Mg Tablet.
Disease of the retina Moderate
Double Force 100Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients suffering from a disorder of the retina in which color discrimination is impaired. Use of this medicine should be avoided in this cases.
Interaction with Alcohol
Ethanol Moderate
Use of alcohol should be avoided or kept to a minimal level while you are taking Double Force 100Mg Tablet. Symptoms like dizziness, fainting, flushing, persistent headaches should be reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Grapefruit juice Moderate
Avoid using grapefruit juice in large quantities while taking Double Force 100Mg Tablet. Consumption of grapefruit juice may interfere with the working of the medicine in the body and the desired effect may not be achieved or there may be a delay. Consult your doctor in this regard before taking this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine
Clarithromycin Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Atazanavir Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Ketoconazole Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Nitroglycerin Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Combining these medications may cause some very severe side effects. Use of nitroglycerin or any other medication containing nitrates should be avoided. Do not stop or start the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Amlodipine Moderate
Report the use of Amlodipine or any blood pressure lowering medicine to the doctor. The risk of side effects is very high if these medicines are consumed without a doctor's supervision. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Carbamazepine Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustments and clinical monitoring may be needed if these medicines are taken together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Dexamethasone Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustments and clinical monitoring may be needed if these medicines are taken together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hay, sir I say that I have a headache many time anywhere anywhere why this is doing I don't know sir please told me what I can do.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hay, sir I say that I have a headache many time anywhere anywhere why this is doing I don't know sir please told me w...
Hello, Thanks for your query on Lybrate "As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow like this - 1) Do Complete blood count with differential and X-ray sinus and do a physical examination by an ENT doctor. 2) Do take paracetamol-500 mg for headache and use oxymetazoline nasal drops to clear nasal passages. 3) Avoid upper respiratory infections. Minimize contact with people who have colds. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, especially before your meals. 4) Carefully manage your allergies. Work with your doctor to keep symptoms under control. Avoid cigarette smoke and polluted air. Tobacco smoke and air contaminants can irritate and inflame your lungs and nasal passages. 5) Use a humidifier. If the air in your home is dry, such as it is if you have forced hot air heat, adding moisture to the air may help prevent sinusitis. Be sure the humidifier stays clean and free of mold with regular, thorough cleaning Hope that helps and follow with test reports.
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I am 34 years old male had sex exposure 3 months back with sex worker it was with double condom penetration, my ELISA test is negative after 3 months of exposure, what is my risk of having infection?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I am 34 years old male had sex exposure 3 months back with sex worker it was with double condom penetration, my ELISA...
Hello- If the condom was intact after sex, thn your chances of getting a STD in minimal. Nothing to worry, the tests are conclusive.

Sir I'm doing masturbating past from 3-4 years now a days I'm feeling weak so weak now, on that days (3-4 years) I'm doing it lot, now I'm 2es for a weak. Please help me sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MBA (Healthcare)
Ayurveda, Dehradun
Sir I'm doing masturbating past from 3-4 years now a days I'm feeling weak so weak now, on that days (3-4 years) I'm ...
Hi Semen, which is in essence the very life-force of a man, must be retained in the body to maintain a man?s health. Daily Masturbate reduces the life-force available to a man, which is evident from the immediate drop in energy and generally depressed nature, which can be observed after ejaculating. If you?re worried about whether you masturbate too much, ask yourself the following questions: Do you ever miss school or work because you?re masturbating? Is masturbation constantly on your mind? Does masturbation get in the way of your daily activities (such as doing homework, going to sports practice, etc.)? Do you skip hanging out with friends or engaging in social activities because you?re at home masturbating? If you?ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may be spending too much time masturbating. There are many use full medicine in Ayurveda for excess Masturbate. You may consult me on Lybrate.
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I am 29 weeks pregnant. I cannot take milk or cheese. I take 1cup curd in the morning. I take 2 dry fruit (cashew nut ,almond dates) ladoo daily and non veg weekly once. Is this protein intake sufficient?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I am 29 weeks pregnant. I cannot take milk or cheese. I take 1cup curd in the morning. I take 2 dry fruit (cashew nut...
Increase your intake of all the above to double the quantity ,then it should be fine, also take sprouts ,soya ,oats ,beans ,in your diet.
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Popular Health Tips

Prevention Tips for Nosebleeds!!

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Guwahati
Prevention Tips for Nosebleeds!!

Nose bleeding happens because of the presence of a lot of blood vessels in the nose and the reasons for nose bleeding are nose picking, low levels of Vitamin K, colds and allergies and nose membrane getting dry along with so many other reasons. But there are ways with the help of which it can be prevented and stopped.

Let’s first learn how it can be instantly stopped.

  1. Sit comfortably: When your nose starts bleeding, you should sit in a comfortable position. Do not stand or lie down because in these positions, blood may pass on to your throat which could be harmful. Tilt your face forward and let a piece of cloth soak in all the blood.
  2. Hold the nose: During nose bleeding, one should hold and pinch the nose for at least 10 minutes continuously. If it still doesn’t stop bleeding then hold it for 5-7 minutes more. Holding or pinching the nose is necessary because bleeding can stop if direct pressure is put on nose for a longer time.
  3. Apply ice: Applying ice can be a great way of instantly stopping nose bleeding. Ice usually compresses and tightens the blood vessels because of which bleeding stops. Ice should preferably be applied on cheeks and nose. Alternatively, you can keep the ice in your mouth also for short intervals.

Nose bleeding can be prevented by taking the following measures:

  1. Elevate the nose while resting. Take 2-3 pillows while sleeping.
  2. Do not blow or scratch your nose forcefully.
  3. Keep your blood pressure in control because it will help in preventing nose-bleeding to a great extent.
  4. Avoid smoking because it delays the healing process.
  5. Make sure the room you sleep in isn’t dry. Keep a check on humidity of your room.
  6. Need to take special care in winters because the nose membrane gets dry mostly in winters.
  7. Drink plenty of water and citrus food to keep your nose moist and avoid milk, wheat and fried food.
  8. Do not overuse cold and allergy medicines.

Pedophilia - 8 Quick Facts About It!

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bhopal
Pedophilia - 8 Quick Facts About It!

Pedophilia is an unnatural or abnormal attraction towards children of either or both sexes, usually aged thirteen years or younger. A pedophile's attraction towards adults varies. They fantasize and/or act on their fantasies with children who have not reached puberty. Pedophilia is one of the most common paraphilia (abnormal sexual desires). The DSM i. E. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders has included pedophilia as a mental disorder.

Here are a few facts about the disorder:

1. Pedophilic disorder is when pedophiles approach children to sexually gratify themselves or if desires towards children make them feel guilty and anxious and so, they alienate themselves from the society and are unable to achieve their personal goals.

2. One very important fact that one must keep in mind is that not all pedophiles molest children and not all child molesters are pedophiles. When one desires children, they are pedophilic. But only when they act on their desires, and sexually assault children, they are child molesters.

3. Since most pedophiles do not come forward or admit to having sexual desires towards children, most of the studies have been conducted on the pedophilic child molesters. However, the number of pedophiles is vast considering that there are about 4 million websites in business catering to child pornography.

4. Opening up and seeking help from a psychologist or psychiatrist might help them in curbing and managing these desires and prevent them from acting on them and committing sexual offenses. In rare cases, pedophiles are also prescribed medications to lower their sex drive.

5. Male pedophiles are far more common than female ones.

6. Most of the child sex offenders are family and relatives.

7. Psychologists believe that children who are lonely and aloof, and feel neglected are at a higher risk of being sexually abused. The type of activities differs in each case, while some just undress and look at a child, others force the child to take part and perform oral sex and/or touch the genitals or more.

8. In most countries, it is mandatory to report a pedophile to the authorities even when there is no risk, which is why most pedophiles do not come forward and admit having this disorder. They refrain from seeking help.

However, there is a prevention project dunkelfeld in Germany that provides free of cost services to people who are attracted to children, but are dedicated to not to act on their desires and molest children. This program maintains its members' confidentiality. Such programs are essential for a healthy society.

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Small Penis Fear: Unnecessary Worries About Shrinkage

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Small Penis Fear: Unnecessary Worries About Shrinkage

As any man who has taken a dip in an icy cold lake can attest, there is such a thing as penis shrinkage. But, aside from some "normal" shrinkage which may or may not come with age - the jury is still out on its prevalence - penis shrinkage is typically short term, as in the case of swimming in icy cold water. Although having a small penis in no way affects penis health, some men can be so hung up on the size of their penis that they may go to extremes in worrying about it.

This can lead to "koro," a situation in which a man worries that his big penis is becoming smaller and smaller - and may shrink away altogether.

Koro

  • "Koro" comes from a Malaysian word meaning "the head of a turtle" and it's an apt name. A turtle's head does bear a certain resemblance to a penis, and since turtles are known to withdraw their heads so they disappear into the shell, it's easy to see why this name would apply to a fear that a guy's penis is shrinking away to nothing.
  • Examples of koro go back for centuries, at least to 300 BC. Usually, the shrinkage fear is extreme, with the belief not the man will have a small penis, but that he will have no penis whatsoever and that somehow his death will occur as a result.
  • It's generally classified as a psychological disorder, and one which can inexplicably appear in groups of men at the same time, a form of mass hysteria. It is often associated with a belief that an outside force, such as witchcraft or a chemical secretly dispersed by an enemy, is behind it. Many psychologists posit that it may be related to instances in which a man (or group of men) are feeling disempowered by society or circumstance. There may also be an element of guilt involved, such as shame about masturbating.

Serious

While it may seem koro is nothing but an unfortunate delusion, it can have some drastic real world consequences. In one area in which a man claimed witches had made his penis disappear, a group of missionaries were blamed and burned to death.

The hysterical nature of koro makes it seem all too real to those who suffer from it - and makes them feel genuinely panicked and in fear for their lives.

Shrinkage

  • There is absolutely no reason to believe that actual incidences of koro - that is, real penis shrinkage leading to death - have ever occurred. But can real penis shrinkage of a more modest kind occur?
  • Yes, in fact, although the frequency and severity of the shrinkage is generally not so severe. For example, if a man has Peyronie's disease, which causes unnatural bending of the penis, there may be a loss of some length. This is because the bending may restrict tissue stretching, making the penis a little shorter than it would otherwise be.
  • Similarly, when men have erectile issues, it may be that their erections are somewhat shorter. This can happen when the dysfunction does not prevent an erection from happening but does impact how "full" the erection is.
  • Also, when a man gains a considerable amount of weight in the belly area, he may appear to lose some length in the penis. This is because the flab in his midsection covers up some of the base of the penis.
  • Even if a man has a small penis, due to some degree of shrinkage or just genetics, most men are capable of performing sexually, both for themselves and their partners. Whatever the size of the manhood, it's always wise to use a first class penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) to keep the penis in good shape. A crème with L-arginine, an amino acid that helps produce nitric oxide, can play a role in maintaining penile blood vessel health. And one with L carnitine is valuable for helping protect from loss of sensation in the organ.
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6 Ways to Prevent a Healthy Prostate!

MCh - Urology, MS - General Surgery , MBBS
Urologist, Bangalore
6 Ways to Prevent a Healthy Prostate!

Cancer is the most dangerous disease noticeable throughout the world. The most common type of cancer that affects men is prostate cancer. Prostate is a small exocrine gland situated directly below the bladder and in front of the rectum. This is gland is approximately in size of a walnut and plays an important role in production of a milky fluid during orgasm of sex in which the semen travels. During the climax stage of the prostate gland is forced to push the fluid and remove the semen out of the reproductive structures.

Prostate gland is a slow progressive disease which makes many males left unidentified even the presence of prostate cancer even until they die. 6 out of 100 male over the age of 60 are getting prostate cancer. Though prostate cancer can be cured at a better rate when compared to other type of cancer it is always best to stay protected. Prevention is always better than cure. Here are few tips to keep your prostate healthy.

Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer-

During the early stages of prostate cancer there are usually no symptoms. Most men at this stage find out they have prostate cancer after a routine check up or blood test. When symptoms do exist, they are usually one or more of the following:

  1. The patient urinates more often

  2. The patient gets up at night more often to urinate

  3. He may find it hard to start urinating

  4. He may find it hard to keep urinating once he has started

  5. There may be blood in the urine

  6. Urination might be painful

  7. Ejaculation may be painful (less common)

  8. Achieving or maintaining an erection may be difficult (less common).

If the prostate cancer is advanced the following symptoms are also possible:

  1. Bone pain, often in the spine (vertebrae), pelvis, or ribs

  2. The proximal part of the femur can be painful

  3. Leg weakness

  4. Urinary incontinence

  5. Fecal incontinence

Ways to have a healthy prostate –

  1. Diet and weight – the most important factor is the diet to maintain a healthy weight. Avoid fatty food items and take fats from vegetables than from animals. Avoid dairy products and increase the intake of fresh fruits and vegetables.

  2. Exercise – have a regular practise of doing exercise at least for 30mins a day. This really helps you to keep your body fit.

  3. Be precautious – if you have a family history of prostate cancer or if you feel you are at high risk of getting prostate cancer talk with your doctor about it and take preventive drugs as per the doctor’s advice.

  4. Red foods – research shows that men who consume red foods like watermelon, tomato and other red fruits are at lower risk of getting prostate cancer as they contain a powerful antioxidant called lycopene

  5. Caffeine – three to four cups of coffee per day reduces your risk of getting prostate cancer.

  6. Stop smoking – if you are at high risk of getting prostate cancer it is best advised to quit smoking and alcohol.
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Knee Arthritis & High Tibial Osteotomy - Understanding It In Detail!

DNB, Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Knee Arthritis & High Tibial Osteotomy - Understanding It In Detail!

What is arthritis of the knee?

The knee acts as hinge joint and allows flexion (bending) and extension (straightening). The knee is formed by the tibiofemoral joints, where end of the femur (thigh bone) glides over the top of the tibia (shin bone) and the patellofemoral joint where the kneecap glides over the end part of the femur. The gliding surfaces of the knee are covered with articular cartilage which helps the joint to glide smoothly. Over time the articular cartilage can become damaged or 'worn away' and this is known as osteoarthritis.

What is medial compartment arthritis?

Most people with knee arthritis have predominantly pain in the inner aspect of the knee, which is due to medial compartment arthritis. Patients who are born with varus knees (bow legs) are more likely to get medial compartment osteoarthritis. This is because the weight of their body mainly passes through the medial compartment of the knee rather than spreading the load evenly between the whole gliding surface of the knee. 

How do you diagnose medial compartment arthritis?

ClinicaFeatures, examination findings and standing X-rays of the knee joint and the patello-femoral joint are needed to diagnose medial compartment arthritis. The X-ray will often show narrowing of the joint space in the medial compartment of the knee which suggest that a patient has medial compartment osteoarthritis. Long Leg standing X-ray of the whole of both of both legs from the hip joints to the ankle joints ( Fig 2), allows us to carefully examine the overall alignment of your legs. They help to calculate the weight bearing axis of your leg and find out where most of the force is passing through your knee joint. MRI would be done too, to assess degree of cartilage damage. It is imperative to know status of other structures in the knee like meniscus and ligaments.

Non-operative treatment

Some patients are advised for a type of knee brace known as a medial offloading brace to trial. To a certain extent this mimics the result of osteotomy surgery by pushing the leg into a more normal alignment and taking the pressure of the damaged medial compartment. This is usually only a temporary solution whilst waiting for surgery. Patients who are overweight often find their knee pain is significantly improved when they lose weight. Simple analgesia such as paracetamol together with etodolac can help with pain and sleep disturbance form the pain.

Who requires surgery?

People suffering from growing cartilage lesions resulting in pain and activity restriction with proved mechanical axis deviation as the cause, would benefit from surgery. Age and extent of cartilage wear determine the nature of surgery. Younger individuals with smaller lesions are good candidates for a joint preservation surgery in the form of a High Tibial Osteotomy. With advancing age and extent of disease, Arthroplasty would be a
more beneficial option.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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