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Doctor insights on: Anthocyanin Uses

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How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

Anthocyanins: The roles of anthocyanin pigments as medicinal agents have been well-accepted dogma in folk medicine throughout the world, and, in fact, these pigments are linked to an amazingly broad-based range of health benefits. For example, anthocyanins from hibiscus sp have historically been used in remedies for liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (vaccinium) anthocyanins have an anecdotal hist. ...Read more

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Can Anthocyanins change the colour of my child's poop' he ate 2 lollies containing it (red) and he's poo seems to have pink in for 2 days since ?

 Can Anthocyanins change the colour of my child's poop' he ate 2 lollies containing it (red) and he's poo seems to have pink in for 2 days since ?

Possibly: Anything we ingest does indeed affect the color and appearance of our feces, and sometimes the appearance can be dramatic. I wouldn't worry unless the color change persists or there are other indications of illness such as diarrhea, fever, not eating, lethargy or abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is epaderm use for?

Epaderm: This consists of emulsifying wax, yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin - it is applied to dry skin and it acts as a barrier preventing loss of water. Hence the skin stays moist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more

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Is it charity to use chip?

Is it charity to use chip?

CHIP: The children’s health insurance program (chip) provides health coverage for children whose families can’t afford private health insurance but who make too much money to be eligible for medicaid. I guess the answer to your question depends on your definition of charity. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal uses of coriander leaves?

No hard evidence.: There are no well-designed clinical studies that have attempted to determine the risks and/or benefits of coriander. Wait until there are before you spend a lot of money for purported "cures." See this article: http://www.wellness.com/reference/herb/cilantro ...Read more

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At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

Scars or marks: Usuually you can suspect someone may be using drugs via injection(iv) methods when you see multiple puncture marks on their arms (usually at the fold of the inner elbow) hands, neck, feet/toes and even woman's breasts (yep, their breasts ). Repeated abscesses (like a large pimple) can also develop at the sites where they are injecting. ...Read more

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What is hemaglutination and what are its uses in medicine?

What is hemaglutination and what are its uses in medicine?

Briefly,: It is the measure of agglutination of red blood cells and can be used as a measurement of the relative concentration of antibody in serum. The red blood cell acts as the antigen and antibody in the serum 'agglutinates' the antigen. Can also be utilized to quantitate virus and bacteria. Although not a medical site this reference is good: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hemagglutination. ...Read more

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How to use permite?

How to use permite?

Permite: Permite cream (permethrin) is a topical medication designed to treat patients with scabies or crab lice. It works by paralyzing and killing any mites and their eggs after absorption from the skin. Check with your doctor to determine how they want you to use this. ...Read more

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When do you use tpn?

When do you use tpn?

Gut doesn't work: Tpn is used when it's not safe to use the GI tract (bowel obstruction, for instance) or when the GI tract isn't functioning properly (e.g. Short-bowel syndrome, high-output fistula, malabsorption problem, etc.). ...Read more

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Is Alli safe to use?

Is Alli safe to use?

Yes: But be careful with the total fat at each meal due to bad gastrointestinal side effects. I would not recommend this be taken long term. Some have implicated this med with liver problems. ...Read more

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Whey we use condome?

Whey we use condome?

Prevent pregnancy: Condoms are a form of barrier contraception. It creates a barrier for sperm to get through and meet up with an egg . When a sperm meets up with an egg, it can lead to pregnancy. Therefore, condoms are meant to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Any uses for sotalol?

Any uses for sotalol?

Rhythm control: Sotalol is an antiarrhythmic medication to treat certain types of heart rhythm disorders. Paradoxically it can cause potentially lethal cardiac rhythms if not used properly. All antiarrhythmics share this property. It is important to follow regularly with a cardiologist experienced in the use of sotalol. ...Read more

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Can children use Vanos?

Can children use Vanos?

Age 12 & older: This topical corticosteroid is prescribed for adults & children age 12 & older with certain skin conditions. It can be used for up to 2 weeks in adults. I do not know if dermatologists lower the duration of use for teens. It should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. ...Read more

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Can children use Luxiq?

Can children use Luxiq?

Not recommended: Kindly don't try on children, medium potency steroid with multiple side-effects, need close monitoring by physician when treating an adult ...Read more

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Is it ok to use tampons?

Yes: As long as you change tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. Ensure that you remove the tampon within 8 hours at the longest. ...Read more

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