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Battery Acid In Eyes First Aid
Possibly: Acid reflux can be a possible cause of early morning nausea in children. Many people with reflux experience worsening symptoms upon lying down and thus have pain/ nausea during the night or upon wakening. Allergic rhinitis is just another possibility. The pooling of mucus when lying down can cause a person to feel nauseaus upon awakening. ...Read more
Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more
Tried a self test for HIV (living in france).it's a lateral flow test. I dropped it in my water glass by error.does the strip contain hazardous genes?
No: The strip does not contain hazardous genes. It you are concerned about HIV, you would be better off getting a blood test for HIV nucleic acid. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Is the more modern scale and polish
Airflow system at the Dentist using
bicarbonate powder and water jet
suitable for people with Asthma ?
What are the chances of a 6% hydrogen peroxide solution, being used in my ears in close succession (couple hours), causing damage to my ear drum?
Peroxide in ears: Hello. It is very unlikely that you will experience any problems while using peroxide in your ear canals. This liquid is commonly used as an additive for OTC products for wax removal. After you confirm clean ears with your doctor, I usually recommend ear cleaning with peroxide for the first few days of each month. ...Read more
Finished drinking 6 glasses of water first thing in the morning before food can aid in weight loss and detox? Is that true? Will excessive water harm?
Hyponatremia: Yes, forcing yourself to drink water can dilute the essential salts in your blood which mediate all the nerve signals in your body, so you can poison yourself with too much water! sixteen ounces is plenty at the start of the day. You can gauge the appropriateness of the amount of water you are drinking if your urine stays pale yellow--never clear or deep yellow. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do stomach acid leaking into the mouth from acid reflux have a negative effect on antibacterial rinse used to treat inflammation in the gums?
Reflux: Reflux into the mouth should not affect your antibacterial rinse. The acid should kill the bacteria. However, the acid will damage your teeth and irritate your gums. Typically, reflux should not travel all the way into the mouth. Gastric contents that travel back into the mouth is vomiting. Always speak with your physician about your concerns, they can provide the best explanation for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I prevent gastritis, I awake in the middle of the night with an acid that takes my breath away & my nose & stomach w/ severe reflux for 1hr +?
Esophageal reflux: Rather then gastritis, this sounds like reflux. The most powerful meds for this are proton pump inhibitors (ppi). Over the counter antacids and histamine blockers are also useful. Lifestyle modifications such as raising the head of the bed when you sleep, decreasing fat in your diet, and avoid lying down for 3 hours after eating. Nicotine, caffeine and alcohol all worsen reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very dry eyes after lasik aggravated by salt in air in hawaii, extremely dry at night, eyelids get stuck dry to eyeball, pain, tears in morning. ?
Allergies or reflux.: This could be either allergies or reflux/heartburn, although with your report of stomach acid and vomiting in the morning I'd tend to think heartburn is more likely. Reflux, otherwise known as heartburn or GERD, tends to affect us as we sleep, so we awaken with terrible symptoms. Don;t eat within four hours of going to bed - may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From time to time i get bouts of heart burn or acid reflux which makes paired with this i've vomited a motor oil like substance brown/black in color.
Possible hematemesis: Brown, black vomitus could be blood. You need a workup and evaluation. ...Read more
Is a blood calcium result of 11.0 of concern considering quite a few Tums (calcium carbonate) were ingested during the night before the test were ingested for reflux?
High calcium: You may want to check your lab normal reference range. Our lab has 8.5to10.2. If you took Tums (calcium carbonate) last night, it can be one reason. I think you should repeat the test with out taking tums (calcium carbonate). If it is still high then you need work up for hypercalcemia. Please see your doctor . Thanks. ...Read more
ELECTRICAL BURNS:: If puts metal object e.G paper clip, spoon handle, finger into the outlet, electrical injury occur. Electricity wants quick path to ground resulting in: burn, muscle spasm/fatigue, unconsciousness, breathing difficulty. In severe case cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, death. Don't touch, shove the victim away with broom handle or dry cotton towel, check breath, pulse, burn, seek medical help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking large vitamins cause acid reflux? Every time i take vitamins i end up in the ER with acid reflux. Why?
Yes: Multivitamins are combination of different essential vitamins and minerals.These nutrients have a variety of health benefits and can help maintain proper body functioning. Gastroesophageal reflux can occur when large multivitamin ingested. After you swallow, as the pill goes down, it could irritate your esophagus. Your multivitamin can also cause digestive acids from your stomach to wash back up. ...Read more
Had a bravo pH test done, turning in the "pager" unit tomorrow. Any tricks to getting the capsule out of my esophagus quicker? Bit of an annoyance.
Capsule pH: You want it in as long as it is in because it provides the information your doctor needs to make the determination on your problems so dont fool with it. ...Read more
Can I use an eye cream with retinol and apply Glycolic acid on the rest of the face at the same time (night)?
Yes: There should not be a problem. Are you having any excessive dryness or irritation at present? ...Read more
Ive got some brake fluid in my eye today ive washed my eye with saline pods from a first aid kit do i need to seek medical attention?
Not likely: Mechanics get motor fluids in their eyes all the time. They aremostly organic, are removed from the eye mostly with the first blink and toxicity is uncommon. If the eye stings and/or hurts, then flush it out with water. You need medical attention only if the eye becomes seriously red or the vision changes. ...Read more
Safety: When a child is under the supervision of a sitter injuries and other health related events can and will occur and the sitter is the person who is able to first respond. In emergencies (choking, cuts, anaphylaxis, etc) understanding basic first aid is essential to stabilize the child until emergency personal can arrive. ...Read more
RICE: Rest (limit activity, use of injured join), ice (ice pack over cloth 15 minutes or ice massage with an ice cube directly over the area of tenderness for 5 minutes), compression (ace wrap or compressive sleeve) and elevation of the injured part. If you don't note continued, adequate improvement be sure to seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Depends: There can be some pretty nasty insects in the tropics. However, most often just symptomatic treatment works the best, like antihistamines, icing the area, wound cleansing if the bite is more severe and other common basic treatments. ...Read more
Nothing more: Than calming the child down.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do not be : Everyone should have basic training in life support. This is fairly simple and easy to obtain from local red cross and/or local hospital. More specific training and detailed management may be necessary for special needs children. However, the pediatrician can write this out in detail so that it is easy to follow for any sitter. ...Read more
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