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Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Saline compression: What are you asking? Do not understand your question.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Salt water: Saline water is a general term for water that contains a significant concentration of dissolved salts (nacl). In medicine we use saline solution for I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Basic and gentle: Saline is basically a weak solution of salt in water. This closely matches the basic fluid component in our bodies and therefore is very similar to w ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Too much salt: Normal saline is basically salt water--with slightly high content of salt than your blood. If given via IV route, too much saline can cause volume ove ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Using saline: During hemodialysis heparin is used to prevent clotting in the system at entrance ( arterial end ) when blood returns back ( venous end ) unclothed st ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
Saline drops: Nasal saline drops. Put 2-3 drops in each nostrils and use a nasal suction to suction the nostril after a few seconds. You can also use saline in nebu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Basic and Gentle: Saline is basically a weak solution of salt in water. This closely matches the basic fluid component in our bodies and therefore is very similar to w ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It is just salt water. It is not toxic at all.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normal saline: isn't normal, there is extra chloride which causes an acidosis
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Saline Solution: Depending on what you are doing with the saline solution, it may or may not have to be sterile. If the solution must be sterile, you will likely need ... Read More
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