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cause of moth ball addiction

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Moth Ball: A very dangerous habit. It is a form of benzene that can damage lungs, liver, and heart.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Repeated sniffing of: Moth ball vapors, licking or sometimes ingesting moth balls despite health risks. Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
16 years experience Psychiatry
No answer: "addiction" is a non-specific term typically referring to difficulty abstaining from ongoing use of a particular substance (including alcohol and pres ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Inhalent: This is an addiction to sniffing moth balls which are made of naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene. It is very dangerous.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Moth Ball addiction: Is serious health problem in which moth balls are sniffed, licked and sometimes eaten despite possible catastrophic health risks. Mothballs are usuall ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Moth ball addiction: Is very dangerous. Inhalation of moth ball vapor or licking/ ingesting moth balls can have severe health consequences. Strongly encourage comprehensi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
HFMD: Is a common viral illness seen in children. There is no treatment for it other addressing the symptoms, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, fluids, re ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Naphthalene mothball: Ingestion in children has led to vomiting, lethargy diarrhea, abdominal pain, v appetite, fever, pain w urination, dark urine, coma ; convulsions w ac ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See a : Psychiatrist. They can help with a plan to help control your fetish so it is not your major focus.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Eidman
37 years experience Dentistry
Mouth rinse: You need to be using a mouth rinse twice a day. Preferably one without alcohol. Listerine zero is an option. Also breath rx is effective.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
?Pericoronitis ?: Please see your dentist promptly as there could be an infection where a wisdom tooth is erupting.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : There are multiple potential causes. The plantar fascia runs from the calcareous to the metatarsal heads "balls" and can become inflamed in a conditi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Foot sprain: You should consult physician. You may have sprained your foot. Another possibility is a stress fracture for which you may need an x ray.
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