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are dioxin poisoning and cocaine use related?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Dioxins: Are toxic products mainly coming from inceniration of wastes, affecting the immune system & hormones, causing cancer & infertility. Contamination during illicit substance use likely.

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If I eat fish, can the baby get mercury poisoning?

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Dr. Paul Trani
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: There have been numerous studies in the medical literature trying to establish a relationship between mercury consumed in fish by breast feeding mothers and poor intellectual outcomes in breast-fed children and to date, there is no association. The problem isn't going anywhere however, and future studies may show an association. For now, though, the answer is no.
A 22-year-old member asked:

What are salmonella poisoning symptoms?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Salmonellosis: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache and fever. Salmonella typhoid ( typhoid fever) causes bradycardia. With this maybe dehydration, general weakness.
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What is the treatment for salmonella poisoning?

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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Oral hydration: Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever) is transmitted by drinking or eating contaminated water or food. High fever, headache, abdominal pain and rash are possible symptoms. Oral hydration is the mainstay of treatment, although IV hydration may be needed in serious cases; oral antibiotics may also be recommended. Anti-diarrheal meds are usually not recommended.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Are there treatment options for cocaine addiction?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Cbt and medications : You may try cognitive behavioral therapy, some research and personal observation has shown modafanil and Armodafinil with some success along with topiramate other data sows the use of Gabapentin of some use as also strattera (atomoxetine) but I have seen better results with Armodafinil and Modafinil when treating patients both in Cocaine dependency and withdrawal.
A 26-year-old member asked:

Can you get food poisoning from chili?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Yes: You can get food poisoning from any contaminated food.

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