Answers in 'Environmental health'
Is washing fruits and vegetables with brown vinegar to remove toxins such as pesticides, sprays etc a good idea?
I was diagnosed with anal cancer May of last year, 2016. I've gone thru chemo and radiation treatments with a million scans and tests in between. In ?
Is ozone good or bad for your health?
If higher radiation exposure=increased cancer risk, why do states with higher radiation (Colorado, etc.) have lower cancer rates?
I accidently licked something that had lysol on it now I have a minor discomfort in my chest::Stomach. How should I flush the lysol out of my system?
I recently had an abdominal::Pelvic CT, I live at high altitude (Colorado), should I be concerned about my radiation exposure?Should I move to sea lvl?
Is lysol spray safe to use on clothes fabrics like cotton? I used to disinfect germs. Will it ruin color or fabric?
I am a breast cancer survivor. I completed radiation in December and started Tamoxifen. I have had hip pain along the iliac crest for a few weeks. M?
If someone develops cancer from radiation exposure, such as medical imaging radiation... would the cancer be treatable or is it always fatal?
I swallowed aluminum foil, will it stay in stomach or will it pass through when I use bathroom?
I have iodine tincture, merthiolate tincture, and mercurochrome. what are these for?
I am post head and neck surgery and radiation for SCC of my upper jaw and palate. My CT shows Otomastoid opacification on that side. How is that treat?
Is there a particular mechanism that increases the gastrin levels that can lead to an ulcer?
I tripped&fell on my face.My nose,hand,&knee got hurt badly.Want to take X-rays of 1 hand,1 knee,&nose.Too much radiation?Necessary to take noseX-ray?
I was recently diagnosed with diaphragm paralysis on my right side. I work in lawn care. Could exposure to pesticides cause this?
If you accidently eat moldy bread can it cause you to have pain whenever you try to eat or get a drink?
I found a lot of black mold in a skylight above the bed and the baby's bassinet. I am concerned about the mold exposure. I cleaned it up the best...
I'm 5 weeks pregnant and ate 3 servings of asian sea bass in the past 2 days. Didn't know it was high in mercury. I'm very worried. Should I be?
I used my laptop near my testicles for 15-25 min. Can the radiation affect my testicles or my testosterone?
I'm an expat living in a country with serious air pollution. Periodically, I would awaken in the middle of the night with headache and nausea. Thoug?
Is there a link between agent orange and muscular dystrophy? I found out through genetic testing that I am a carrier. So, can Agent Orange aggravate a
I am experiencing stomach cramps, severe back pain, pain with urination, sudden urge to urinate, spotting and bladder pain. The following also des...
Is red eyes caused by dry air? I currently can't sleep and that also causes eyes to dry. Also I just got an air purifier and don't know if that caused
I have a family history of skin cancer. Is it safe for me to get ozone acne therapy when I get facials? I had it done recently and it worked wonders. However, I read afterwards that ozone is a toxic substance...?
Is tap water in Worcester, MA or in MA safe to drink?Can the residues(metal,rust,dirt..)& chemicals in it cause cancer,kidney problem,&other diseases?
I saw that plastic glasses have bpa in them used to bite on arms of them not anymore will that cause cancer.
I read that contact lenses contain bpa is that true I'm scared now I've been wearing contacts for years now I touch then put on mouth by mistake scare?
In the light I can see particles flying in the air in the home. Maybe it's dust. Is this stuff in air bad for health or lungs?
I slept with the cell phone near my head and I woke up at 4am. Does cell phone radiation cause insomnia or sleep disturbances? It happened twice
I accidentally ate a piece of aluminum foil. Should I be worried? Possibility of alzheimer or dementia?
Is there any alternative to a barium swallow that does NOT involve radiation exposure?
I ate a piece of aluminum foil last night. ever since then, my throat has been feeling tight. Is air getting blocked?
Is mercury filled light bulbs dangerous?
I fell asleep with my iPhone two inches away from my head all night. I am worried about electromagnetic cell phone radiation. Should I be worried?
Just wondering if I were to have a ct scan of the chest what is the exposure to radiation and the likelihood of developing cancer from it?
My grandpa have throat cancer with stage 3 & 4.I need to know if we should go for surgery or chemoradiation.He is 72 years old.?need second opinion.
My dad did home renos such as demo and redo basement in late 1980's to our home built in 1957. Should I worry that there was asbestos in the drywall?
My appartment is near a landfill and sort of near a power plant will I get disease from this it's scary?
My 3 and 1 year old might have been exposed to asbestos during a home renovation that lasted 3 months how worried should I be ?
Not marijuana itself but can some of the pesticides during the growing process cause strep throat by chance or any history or proof of such findings ?
Powerwashed a house with some black mold & got bit by a wasp 3 times on back of neck.Days later i feel fatigue,headache,diarrrhea and jus dont recover?
Pain in right shoulder blade with radiation down the arm to the fingers w::Weakness. I have a C7 herniated disc. Wondering if this could be from that?
Recently had abd::Plv CT scan and live in Colorado. Should I move to sea level to decrease my radiation exposure?Would that decrease my cancer chances?
Sir im 6 weeks pregnant and im on montair LC for last two years. Can it cause any adverse or teratogenic effects on fetus? Can i continue with this?
Spilled paint thinner and I woke up the next morning with a stuffy nose and sore throat, we can still smell it, is this going to harm us?
So it's possible you could get pregnant with stage 4 cervical cancer while receiving chemotherapy and radiation?
Smoked marijuana daily for 8 years, 2 of which I used apples as makeshift pipes. Have been experiencing allergies.. Concerned about pesticide exposure?
What is best room humidity level for a toddler with very dry skin?
What are diseases caused by aftereffects of tsunamis?
What is the definition or description of: Asbestosis?
What is the definition or description of: Mercury in fish?
What are the most common injuries seen in people after a tsunami?
What is the definition or description of: Zoonoses?
What is the definition or description of: Methemoglobinemia?
Which test exposes patients to more radiation? Is it PET scan or CT scan?
What can one do to minimize negative impact of CT scan on body if one has already had abdominal ct scans?
Which is best? Iodine tincture, merthiolate tincture, or mercurochrome?
What can happen to you if you inhale a small quantity of mold or mildew?
When administering Succinylcholine for intubation on a semi-conscious trauma pt with organophosphate poisoning, is there a dosage adjustment?
What causes the musty smell in wet clothes?Is it mold or mildew?Can musty smell in wet clothes make you sick?It causes pneumonia,cold,flu,infection?
What are potential side effects of CT scan due to radiation exposure?
Will a hepa air purifier do anything for the air quality in the house? like cut down on amount of dust in the air? is it worth it to buy one?
What does it MEAN by " Some chemical are not originally mutagenic but only through cellular process"?
Why did my ear randomly started crackling? I have not been in a pool or anything. It could be phone radition maybe because I was on the phone.
Would these cause a positive ETG test .
Cetyl, Stearyl, Cetearyl alcohols.
Panthenol, Phenoxyethenol, Butylene Glycol, Propanol, Propylene Glycol.
What if it were 3 broken CFL bulbs in a row? my kids did that In a period of 1 month. I didn't know those bulbs contained mercury. Are we intoxicated?