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Ingested Some Dish Detergent
More information: Dish soap and other topical antibacterial agents should not be ingested. Consult the label on the bottle for the manufacturer's warnings or consult your local poison control center. ...Read more
My hand was wet with some Dawn antibacterial dishwashing liquid.Touched some food.Can that food with dishwas. liquid harm my stomache&body?Poisoning?
Does consuming refrigerated food items including curry/dishes cause any skin allergic reaction?What is the max no.Of days a dish can be kept in fridge
Two issues: Refrigeration would not alter the allergenic potential of curry. You may be allergic to one or more contents of any prepared dish and it usually takes exclusion studies to settle the issue. Second item, it is generally not a good idea to keep a dish in the fridge for more than five days. ...Read more
Only if the enamel..: ...Is in itself toxic. Oaxacan pottery, from mexico, is a famous offender. ...Read more
Yardley products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?
I use small detergent packets to wash my wash cloths in the washing machine. Is there a certain ingredient that cause acne?
Not likely: Acne is caused by the excessive inflammatory response that your immune system mounts to get rid of a bacteria that normally lives in our skin and to which other people's immune system does not overreact. It is also influenced by hormonal changes such as the ones that occur during a female's menstrual cycle. ...Read more
You should be: OK but avoid mixing ammonia and bleach. ...Read more
Would 70% isopropyl alcohol be a sufficiently effective cleaner for toilets, plungers and other surfaces contaminated with fecal matter?
I have a nut allergy. Can touching certain dog food containing nuts, or using cosmetics with shea nut oil cause a reaction?
Cups used to drink from have lots of scratch marks from mixing. they are clay metal like material. Grey scratches. Can this leach chemicals to water.
Need more info: The only major chemical you need to worry about is lead, if the containers have a glaze containing lead. If the cup was made in the US or Canada, there is no risk. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: I think your question is if clothes washed in a laundry machine could be contaminated with nickel? If this is your question then no, it is unlikely that machine would seep nickel into clothes. Try changing to fragrant-free, dye-free detergent to see if this helps. See an allergist to exam rash and provide further treatment and evaluation. Patch testing helpful to determine sensitivities. ...Read more
Depends: Usually if it's stainless steel, it'll be ok, but if it's a pewter or lead container, then i would avoid eating tose foods. I don't think that this is much of an issue in this day and age, but heating foods in the microwave with saran wrap over them can put toxins in the food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It takes only a few minutes to make up a scare story / health hoax. Debunking it takes far longer, and for your trouble you get called "unspiritual" or told you're in the pay of the wicked corporations. This is one more internet hoax that you can ignore. Despite all the piranhas at the nih, each striving to make a name by proving a real risk, there's not a single publication. ...Read more
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Do artificial dyes(Red 40, Blue 1) cause allergic reactions such as swelling in throat just as natural dyes that come from plants do?
Food dye allergy?: Potentially serious reactions have been reported with a variety of food dyes (also labelled as "food coloring"). However, food dyes are so ubiquitous in foods that it's difficult to make a verifiable association without allergy testing. If you are concerned, you should try to avoid those of concern and consult an allergist to conduct specific testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer