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how does ethylene glycol cause hemolysis

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Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Does not: At least not in humans. Ethylene glycol is metabolized to a number of toxic compounds that can damage kidney, brain and heart. In animals particularly ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Life is short: Many things are possible in life. Haven't heard of anyone having automobile anaphylaxis. Life is short, so we take our chances or miss out on lots of ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
No, but that is the: Most common source. Other sources are brake fluids, acrylic paints, primer and even shoe polish. But because the antifreeze tastes sweet and the oth ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
The "ol" on the ends: Basically means that both compounds are alcohols. But there are many, many alcohols that are used in various products. The more dangerous of the 2 i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cirrhosis: Liver cancer in the usa occurs most commonly in the setting of cirrhosis.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Huh?: For very obvious reasons, blood is designed to begin clotting once it leaves the blood vessel as it does in dialysis. This is very well understood an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What's the concern?: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a generally safe, non-systemic lavage agent, intended to assist with laxation. Your voiced concern makes me question: ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Nerve activity: It causes a potent stimulus of your "parasympathetic" nevrous system, those nerves that cause constriction of the airways and secretion of sliva and m ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Not likely: Asorbic acid or known as vitamin c does not play a therapeutic role in removing lead toxicity. Chelation therapy is required.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Saturation of the: Enzyme (alcohol dehydrogenase) that breaks down the ethylene gycol into it's more toxic metabolites.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: If its use just smooths stool regularity without watery diarrhea, it would not affect your electrolyte and acid/base balance. More? Ask your prescribi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Water excess: Hi. Hyponatremia is virtually ALWAYS due to water excess, NOT sodium deficiency. Depending on how LOW below normal your sodium is, correction may have ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
It varies: I would think it very much depends on the degree of losses, but our kidneys are very well suited in conserving the necessary ions provided the supply ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Co-codamol: It contains paracetamol & codeine, as an analgesic. No cocaine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Should not: Ingestion of large amounts of protein (for example protein supplements) should not have any deleterious effects on kidney function if you have normal ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, if early: Ethylene glycol is broken down by alcohol dehydrogenase into toxic metabolites. Once that happens, alcohol won't work. The idea is that the alcohol ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Folk remedy!: Sodium bicarbonate reduces stomach acid, but soaking in a bath with baking soda may help relieve rectal pain associated with constipation.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Acute alcohol intoxication can cause acidosis. The effect blood gases from chronic alcoholism would depend on the end-organ damage. Cirrhosis with mar ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Not typically: Most common manifestations of pancreatitis include abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Electrolytes: Any kind of chronic use of laxatives / enema can cause electrolyte imbalance. It's recommended you have regular lab work done.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Two ways: Studies through vanderbilt university medical center have linked cannabis w ectopic pregnancy ; early miscarriages. Marijuana ^’s anadamide levels whi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Varies by person: It depends on genetic susceptibility, nutritional status, other diseases. I have a good idea. Let's not find out.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Very: Dangerous. It can throw off your entire body chemistry. It can damage the lining of your colon. It can be linked to a deeper psychological problem tha ... Read More

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