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health effects of sulfur in water

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: Small amounts are safe.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not sure: Reviewed Zerowater filter with Brita filter. No listing for sulfur in water in either. Hydrogen sulfide smell or like rotten eggs can be due to cont ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes a form of Sulfa: Lasix (furosemide) does have sulfa in it but it is a form of sulfa often tolerated by those with sulfa allergy. Sulfa medications fall into two major ... Read More
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
LASIX, (furosemide) not LASIK: Just to point out that Lasix (furosemide) is the diuretic, while lasik is a procedure to reduce or eliminate the need for contact lenses or glasses.
Dr. Mark Sibley
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lasix (furosemide) is a waterpill: Diuretics (water pills).The risk for sulfa-containing diuretic pills causing reactions in sulfa-allergic patients is low. Many diuretic medications, s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Sulfonamide : Sulfonamide (sometimes called sulfa drugs) is in lasix (furosemide). Sulfonamides are a basis for many drugs (where sulfur is used in the production).
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Urine odor: Urine odor is usually due to something you have had to eat. For instance many people right after the have asparagus have a strong odor to their urine ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baum
Dr. Neil Baum answered
53 years experience Urology
No: Not related to hair loss.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Sulfur allergy: I am breaking out in hives and blister like bumps after showering. There is sulfur in the water. I am allergic to sulfa meds. It does me the same way. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No. That's fine.: Drinking water is fine. Adding some lemon for flavoring is fine. However, adding too much lemon can lead to sour stomach symptoms, especially in peo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
Research ongoing: there have been any studies over the past decade looking at effects of pollution on children. Some studies have looked at associations between polluti ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Depends ...: If you have normal kidneys after you have absorbed that much salt your kidneys will just filter it out of your blood and you will pee it out. On the o ... Read More
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