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sulfuric acid adverse effects

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Safety: More and more reports suggest that chronic use of ppi's are not safe. H2 blockers like zantac and pepcid are probably safer. Pepcid is probably the mo ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
30 years experience Family Medicine
Probably good: Generally fatty acids such as this are considered good because they increase the fluidity of cell membranes and allow HDL to carry cholesterol out of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This is a strong inorganic acid and could be corrosive if too much or too concentrated an amount is inhaled. Your eyes are an early warning for this ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Wash it off: right away. Neutralize the remaining acid on your skin with a paste of baking sofa and water. If the burn appears serious go to the ER at your local h ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Burn: It will burn the skin badly.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Burns: It will begine to destroy the outer epidermal layer and then go deeper to the dermis and then beyond. If you are being exposed to this without protec ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sulfuric Acid: can cause skin burns. What type of contamination are you referring to?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
It depends: If it is a superficial (i.e., 1st- or 2nd-degree) burn, it will heal on its own within 3 weeks. If it is a full-thickness (i.e., 3rd-degree) burn, it ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This site is for: medical information - not for science fiction. I haven't a clue what would happen if a zombie were immersed in sulfuric acid.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
When comfortable : There should not be anything contagious about this mishap.

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