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Yes, but..: A stainless steel plate for fracture repair will affect imaging of that specific area. Some people can have sensations when getting the exam but most don't. Effects may be more significant on the stronger 3t magnets but most people notice little to nothing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None of the above : unless there is a history of exposure to & clinical symptoms of a specific toxicity, except for AAP-recommended lead screening. quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/Tests/urine_toxic.html describes fraudulent "heavy metal toxicity" panels by proprietary labs. I've had to provide medical expert testimony in cases of State vs. Parents of kids with ASD who had seizures or died during chelation. ...Read more
No: The whole business of "heavy metal poisoning" cries out for better work and rigorous science. There are folks who will diagnose everyone with this and offer unproven remedies, and this tends to discredit real concerns about modern environmental toxicology. Activated charcoal binds many organic poisons that have been recently ingested but this won't remove metals from your system. Be discerning. ...Read more
Yes: You need to be hand screened -- and remember to tell them when you arrive. It will set them off -- and that will just delay you. You will be hand-screened or searched. The microwave technology does not do a good job determining what the pacemaker is, although it is getting better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Modern pacemakers are well shielded and not susceptible to low level electromagnetic waves. ...Read more
Absolutely: Orthodontists have been using stainless steel wires for more than 70 years without incident. There are many types of stainless steel wires with different metallurgical formulas and properties. They are the "railroad tracks" that your teeth (railroad cars) slide along. ...Read more
Mercury in medicine: Most accurate temp recording Most accurate BP device ...Read more
Ammonia 88, Thiamin, Whole Blood 66, Vit B6 4, Copper 1.57,Alpha-Tocopherol 19, Copper Conc 8, U Copper 6. Is this something I should be concern about?
Ask ur doc: I am sorry but I can not interpret lab data without a history and physical. So ask your doctor ...Read more
The power of magnets: I wish I could tell you the scientific community and FDA and ACP recommends magnetic bracelets to treat high blood pressure but I can not. There are no proven studies that show magnets are superior to treat htn than the proven studies that show the DASH diet, cut down on Etoh, stop smoking, diet exercise and yes medications to treat high blood pressure. So wear one for fun but heed the docs advice ...Read more
Heavy metal cleanse : I'm not sure exactly what you mean by a heavy metal cleanse. There are definitely effective treatments for heavy metal toxicity. Many times oral chelation over several weeks or months is best. Other times, IV chelation can be used. You can eat cilantro and frequent an infrared sauna, too. ...Read more
Need to wear 7 day cardiology event monitor. Allergic to cheap silver electrodes. No possibility of alternative electrodes. Any ideas? Antihistamines?
Topical cortisone: Consider applying topical cortisone at the electrode site 2x daily 3 days prior. I don't know whether these patches can be replaced or re-inserted or not. If yes, then you can apply the cortisone cream at the site daily then reapply the patch after the cream has dried up (hair dryer?). Perhaps a cardiologist in this panel can provide more details on the technical aspect of it. ...Read more
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