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Help! what is ammonium muriaticum and how is it used?

Ammonium muriaticum: Ammonium muriaticum is a homeopathic remedy which might be used for a person suffering from chronic suppressed grief, along with hatred and resentment that makes others shy away. They have difficulty weeping. They are very critical of others, pointing out every error. A professional homeopath would take the case deeply, in order to be sure the remedy matches the person's problem well. ...Read more

Dr. John Tetzlaff
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What are some situations in which you would lose bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) from the body?

What are some situations in which you would lose bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) from the body?

Diarrhea/kidney : Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)) is one of the major buffers of the acids consumed everyday. Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)) can be lost in urine and stool depending on the cause.Diarrhea causes excessive loss in the stools , and some kidney disorders can cause bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) wasting in the urine. ...Read more

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My daughter is six month old she is HB level is 6.1 and ammonium urates crystal is many pleas guide me for her health?

My daughter is six month old she is HB level is 6.1  and ammonium urates crystal is many pleas guide me for her health?

Talk to pediatrician: Urate crystals are normal & sometimes confused with blood. Hemaglobin level is low & likely combination of natural dip in Hb during first few months of life & diet. She may require iron supplement to her formula, or iron drops if breast fed. Bottom line is that it's best to discuss this with her pediatrician. You are always free to change Drs if UR unhappy with present one! ...Read more

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Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

No: Sodium bicarbonate is a symptom relief measure used in adults experiencing heartburn or reflux. Adults have kidneys that can get rid of the extra bicarbonate. Infants do not have this ability. If your child is experiencing reflux symptoms talk with your pediatrician. However, please do not give your infant sodium bicarbonate, unless you are specifically to by your doctor and in what amount. ...Read more

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Can my 5 year old daughter use ammonium lactate cream?

Can my 5 year old daughter use ammonium lactate cream?

Yes : In general children over the age of 2 can use that cream once or twice a day. The most important thing is to try and determine the reason it is needed. There are many skin conditions that will respond well to that lotion but others that may respond better to something else. Having a provider examine her first can be helpful. ...Read more

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Why do they check bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) level?

Acid-base handling: Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is the one of the major buffers for acids consumed (diet) and produced by our body( metabolism). Checking bicarb level gives insight to acid-base handing by the body particularly kidney regulation. ...Read more

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Taking bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) helps during a gout attack?

Acute Gout: Sodium bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) once it enters the stomach, turns into water and a carbon dioxide gas. The pH of blood is unaffected. Therefore, it has no realistic role as a treatment for gout! There are many effective strategies for acute gouty arthritis. See your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is sodium bicarbonate used in treating parakeratosis?

It is not: Sodium bicarbonate is not a treatment for parakeratosis. You need to address the cause of this pathological observation. ...Read more

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What is a normal venous bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) level? Mine was 32

Serum bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate): Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) in our blood acts as an essentisl acid buffer. Its concentration is tightly governed and regulated between 22 and 28 meq/liter. A value of 32 indicates an excess. Why it is 32 is important. The kidney is responsible, for sure, though the kidney need not act alone. Hormone signals such as aldosterone excess can drive this change. Lung retention of carbon dioxide also can. Ask doc. ...Read more

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Do urea/ammonium lactate combinations help protect your skin protection and why?

Do urea/ammonium lactate combinations help protect your skin protection and why?

Healthy Skin: Ammonium lactate is a combination of ammonium hydroxide and lactic acid, acting as moisturizer for the skin. Urea acts by loosening skin thick or scaly skin cells allowing them to shed. This combination is often used to treat rough or scaly skin conditions like those found in eczema and psoriasis and can also help soften callouses and dry/cracked skin. ...Read more

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Can I use bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda to remove light tartar stains?

Not as effective: Not as effective as having your teeth professionally cleaned by the Dentist/Hygienist, and then brushing 2x/day for 2 full minutes by the clock w a whitening toothpaste. Homeopathic remedies not as effective as specifically engineered products. ...Read more

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Is using bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) sodium in cooking harmful for pregnants?

No: No, you can safely cook with bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) sodium (baking soda) while pregnant. Most commonly this is used as a leavening agent in baking, but some people might throw some into their spagetti sauce to make it less acidic. Best of luck with what you are preparing! ...Read more

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Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) level of 32meq... Slightly elevated. Is this serious? 18 y/o male.

Could be: Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of 32 mEq is clearly abnormal and should be evaluated by a nephrologist. Since it appears you also have hypokalemia (previous question) I suggest you have this checked out soon. ...Read more

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Help please. Could ammonium lactate cream 12% cream cause outbreaks on face and chest if used there?

Possible: It could definitely cause irritation and drying as it is a relatively strong acid. To what type of outbreaks are you referring? ...Read more

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Is it ok to add some bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (not baking powder) to my dry ginger tea? What benefits would that have?

Help with nausea: If you are dealing with nausea, a small amount might help, along with the ginger tea. You'll probably burp a bit. This is not something you want to be doing long term or for any particular health benefit. ...Read more

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