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what happens if you use expired baking powder

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste od ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Studies have shown that dietary measures to boost bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) levels can increase the pH of acidic tumors without upsetting the p ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
No: There is no evidence baking powder does anything for face size.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
May not work: It wont cause any unexpected issue, but may not work as well.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
I googled your : Question since no one was answering you . According to one person, their pharmacist said it simply would be less potent. They advised them to try and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
It will be messy: Baking powder contains baking soda and cream of tartar, which is a very fine powder. So it will make a kind of goo that might help a little but also ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) Ingestion.: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is for external use only. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
13 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes white strips do expire, basically the hydrogen peroxide in the strips reacts and causes it to expire. There should be no adverse effects to using ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
21 years experience Family Medicine
Deep Breath: Most dry poder inhalers deliver a specific dose per use. The best way to use these devices is to put the device in your mouth and activate it the take ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Unofficially, most medications are still good for about a year after expiration. In this case, the medication just might not be as effective
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am not sure that: It would be a very valid experiment because the structure of an egg shell and a tooth vary greatly.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There's no reason to think these cause cancer if used as directed. Anyone can publish any kind of scare story, and you can make anything cause cancer ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
DEODORANT SKIN: If you use antiperspirant or deodorant on broken skin, it will burn and irritate the area you are using it on.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It could change the: Vaginal ph and put you at risk for yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
BV treatment needed: I doubt any body wash will help much with the odor of bacterial vaginosis. If you still have the odor, BV may not be worse, but you can assume you sti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services f ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mild soap: You do not need to put soap inside your vagina. Use a mild soap like ivory or dove to bathe. Vagisil is unnecessary; if you have itching or irritatio ... Read More
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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Controversial: There's many chemicals in our products, & though fda approved them in small doses, we are using them daily, large amounts, & in combinations, so the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Breaks are recommend: HQ works to prevent production of melanin in a specific area. It is not a good idea to use it constantly I limit my patients to 12 weeks on and 12 wee ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Several options: There are several different local anesthetics available. If you are truly allergic to lidocaine, your allergist can test you to the various available ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not much: This is a liquid soap and will cause some degree of intestinal discomfort until it is diluted out by your natural digestive processes and either absor ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NothingWillHappen: Nothing bad will happen.Only it may not be 100% as effective as non expired.

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