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I get exposed to low levels of r717 anhydrous ammonia at work. Is this pretty dangerous while pregnant?

I get exposed to low levels of r717 anhydrous ammonia at work. Is this pretty dangerous while pregnant?

Ammonia exposure: Depends on how low the levels. Best to get away from exposure of any noxious fumes. Talk to osha about exposure safe levels. ...Read more

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I smell ammonia

I smell ammonia

See your doctor: During protein metabolism small quantities of ammonia is formed rapidly converted to urea and excreated in the urine, if pathway is interupted by excessive production or deminished conversion one may smell ammonia, due severely impaired liver or kidney disease, need urgent medical attention, before toxic effects on nervous system sets in. ...Read more

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What level of ammonia is fatal?

None: There is no set level of ammonia that in itself is fatal, its elevation is more associated with the severity of the liver disease in a rough and inexact sort of way. ...Read more

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What does it mean for your ammonia level is high?

Evaluation warranted: Ammonia is a by product of metabolism by the liver. Elevated ammonia levels generally mean there is a problem with liver metabolism. Further evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What does low ammonia levels in your blood do to u?

What does low ammonia levels in your blood do to u?

Nothing: I take it that your blood ammonia level was measured and your level fell below the "reference range". A high ammonia, especially if very high, tends to mean trouble. However, a low level just means you are even lower than most healthy folks. "treat the patient, not the numbers." best wishes. ...Read more

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What exactly can happen if you eat or drink ammonia?

Don't do it: Ammonia is dangerous when ingested so don't even think about it. Check out http://chemm. Nlm. Nih. Gov/ammonia_hospital_mmg. Htm for more info. Basically, nothing good will come from eating/drinking ammonia. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

What could be the cause of urine smelling like ammonia?

Urea is related: Urea is related to ammonia. Urea is the byproduct of our protein metabolism, and is disposed of in our urine. If urine is concentrated (due to not drinking enough fluids), it can have an ammonia odor. Other things can affect people's sense of smell, such as nasal changes, hormonal changes, pregnancy, etc... Warm urine should have a stronger odor than cold urine, too. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ammonia level?

What is the definition or description of: ammonia level?

See below: An ammonia test measures the amount of ammonia in the blood. Most ammonia in the body forms when protein is broken down by bacteria in the intestines. The liver normally converts ammonia into urea, which is then eliminated in urine. Ammonia levels in the blood rise when the liver is not able to convert ammonia to urea. This may be caused by cirrhosis or severe hepatitis. ...Read more

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Son has a level of ammonia of <9 is this bad? Vitaem b12 is 1690

Son has a level of ammonia of <9 is this bad? Vitaem b12 is 1690

That's fine: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side. ...Read more

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Is a blood reading of 41 micromole liter high for ammonia levels?

Is a blood reading of 41 micromole liter high for ammonia levels?

Ammonia: It depends on the lab but around here that is a little bit high low protein diet will help underlying cause has to be evaluated! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your couging up blood and have ammonia to?

What does it mean when your couging up blood and have ammonia to?

Wide range: Hemoptysis, or coughing of blood, can be caused by a wide range of diseases, ranging from simple bronchitis to cancer to serious lung infection. Please make sure you see a doctor asap about this. ...Read more

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I mixed ammonia and bleach. Am I going to be okay? What should I do?

I mixed ammonia and bleach. Am I going to be okay? What should I do?

Toxic!: Ammonia & bleach when mixed, create a toxic chemical. Area should be ventilated well. You should leave the space & go outdoors where you can breath in fresh air. If you feel ill or the chemicals are still there call 911. You can also call 1-800-222-1222 to speak with a local poison control center. ...Read more

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Why and how does ammonia relieve the itch and pain from insect bites?

Why and how does ammonia relieve the itch and pain from insect bites?

Acids and bases: Ammonia is a base which can neutralize the acid found in many insect/ocean dwelling animal stings... Just some biochemistry in action. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause ammonia levels in your blood to fluctuate?

Please tell me what can cause ammonia levels in your blood to fluctuate?

Ammonia levels: They fluctuate normally depending on what you liver is doing and meds you are taking. Lets do 2nd opinion and find out more. ...Read more

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What are the diseases that are associated with elevated ammonia and lactate levels?

Many: There is a large list of conditions that result in elevated ammonia and/or lactate. The body chemistry is malfunctioning, often thru a genetic defect. There are many chemical pathways that may go awry in these situations and can be very serious, even life threatening. You must see your doctor, if these conditions occur. ...Read more

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Can gilberts syndrome elevate your ammonia levels my level was 72 normal is 11-32?

Not typically: But I have found the ammonia levels in most commercial labs to be not that accurate. You may want to just recheck it. ...Read more

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What could cause a strong smell of fumes on my knickers? I'm quite embarrassed its strong like real fumes almost like ammonia

What could cause a strong smell of fumes on my knickers? I'm quite embarrassed its strong like real fumes almost like ammonia

Possible infection: The symptoms suggest an infection. You will need to see a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more