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Solution for irritating dermatitis on scalp with tap water? Scalp becomes inflamed after applyng water in d form of oil.Mayb acid mantle is disturbed

Solution for irritating dermatitis on scalp with tap water? Scalp becomes inflamed after applyng water in d form of oil.Mayb acid mantle is disturbed

Oil&Water are not =.: Water & oils do not mix, always separate. All cells on planet use oils/fats to control & organize water, called cell membranes. Clean water =l not be the basis of a dermatitic but an oil (and whatever is in it), & whatever else is on skin of scalp can be drivers of dermatitis. Acid is about water having more than 1 in 10,000,000 free protons,, called pH=7. Mantle you refer to = unclear meaning. ...Read more

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Does pickles has acid in it?

Does pickles has acid in it?

Yes, in vinegar: Pickles are usually in vinegar, which is Acetic Acid (not a very strong acid, but still a real acid). ...Read more

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What is the best for urict acid?

What is the best for urict acid?

Out of Context: I am sorry but that simple sentence is completely out of context and missing anything upon which to respond. What is your concern? What are your symptoms? What caused you to get this test? Was the test a blood test? ...Read more

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What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

A couple of ideas: Yogurt contains lactobacilli which, by many, are considered probiotics...substances which confer a beneficial effect in a person's body. These favorable bacteria can reduce inflammation and promote recovery from viral infection, travel and antibiotic use. Additionally, yogurt (and other dairy products such as milk and cheese) can buffer stomach acid, raising pH, and improving probiotic survival. ...Read more

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What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

Most foods are fine: There are few foods which you might call 'acidic'. This may include oranges and other tart foods. Most of the acidity in our stomach is produced from the normal acid secretions of the stomach which can bother some folks especially if they have acid reflux problems. This can be easily controlled with antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid. Prilosec is even more effective. ...Read more

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What are nucleic acids?

What are nucleic acids?

DNA, RNA: These keep and carry the genetic code that dictates the development and function of our physical bodies. ...Read more

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What is acid in the blood?

What is acid in the blood?

Imbalance: Normally, people have acid production from metabolic activities that goes to blood and gets neutralized by alkali produced by kidneys. In kidney failure, acid is noted in blood since it is not neutralized. Other cases include diabetes type i, chronic diarrhea, certain meds, sepsis with blood infection, and respiratory (ventillatory) failure among other more rare causes. ...Read more

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