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What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

Organophosphate : Pesticides or insecticides have no application in the dental field. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Avoid Organophosphate Pesticides (Definition)

Organophosphate pesticides are potent neurotoxins used to kill insects. Exposure has been linked to developmental problems in children, including ADHD and disorders ...Read more


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How to describe poisoning by organophosphates and pesticides?

How to describe poisoning by organophosphates and pesticides?

Typical scenario: This class of chemicals affects acetylcholine and can result in diffuse weakness, and difficulty breathing if excess exposure does occur, besides additional systemic and GI symptoms. This could well develop rapidly into a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Can your kidney fail due to being near pesticides and herbicides as farmer?

Can your kidney fail due to being near pesticides and herbicides as farmer?

PESTICIDES: Many pesticides and herbicides if consumed or handled improperly can have effect on the kidney , liver and other organs. Important to read the precautions carefully and follow them. ...Read more

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Would accidently ingesting pesticides/herbicides cause any type of health risks?

Would accidently ingesting pesticides/herbicides cause any type of health risks?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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Diagnosed Primary L Sclerosis 2012. Had years of herbicide/pesticide exposure. Never been told if was the cause. Symptoms are worsening. ?

Can't tell for sure: I am no specialist in this area, but my understanding is that ALS, and the more rare PLS are mainly genetic in origin, that the genetic picture is still being worked out, and that the role of environmental factors, though suspected in some cases, is not well understood. If your symptoms are worsening, please notify your neurologist. ...Read more

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Blueberries: is it true that blueberries are a sponge for toxins - pesticides and herbicides - and are not recommended for consumption unless organic?

B;ueberries: Yes, it is recommended that blueberries be organic because they can contain very high pesticide levels. Even if you can't regularly buy organic due to price or availability - would ensure that blueberries are organic. ...Read more

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Would accidently inhaling pesticides and herbicides on your farm as a kid cause any type of health risks?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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What is the affect of pesticides and herbicides on kids ?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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Ddt and other pesticides and herbicides?

Some raise risk.: Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins like tcdd, which research suggests results in a small rise in cancer risk after exposure to these herbicides. Triazine exposure has been implicated in a likely relationship to increased risk of breast cancer, although it is unclear if it causes it. Exposure to herbicides, like paraquat and pesticides increases risk for parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?

Yes with caution: It is very important to wear protective clothing. Should not let anything absorb through your skin especially on hands. And if you are spraying anything make sure you wear protective devices for your face and avoid spraying in tight indoor spaces where you might breath in chemicals. ...Read more

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Herbicides (Definition)

Herbicides are chemical compounds that are used as poisons against plants. Most herbicides are also dangerous to humans if swallowed, or absorbed through the ...Read more


Pesticide (Definition)

It ia any chemical or natually abtained substance that when exposed 2 a pest, it kills it. There r many & if u r going 2 use any for what ever reason, ...Read more