Top
30
Doctor insights on: Burnt Toast

Share
1

1
I am smelling burnt toast in the middle of the night for no reason. What would cause this?

I am smelling burnt toast in the middle of the night for no reason.  What would cause this?

Hallucination: Olfactory hallucination. This is an unusual symptom which bears investigation. I would see a doc. ...Read more

2

2
Is burnt toast carcinogenic? I overcooked it in toaster by about 2 minutes it wasn't very burnt but definitely tasted burnt.

Is burnt toast carcinogenic? I overcooked it in toaster by about 2 minutes it wasn't very burnt but definitely tasted burnt.

NO: If you feel so worried next time throw that for the birds to feed on and make yourself another one.
Suggest you lower the setting on your toaster. ...Read more

3

3
Over the past few days, I've been smelling random smells, like burnt toast when no one is making any, or today it's strawberries. Could this be sinus?

Over the past few days, I've been smelling random smells, like burnt toast when no one is making any, or today it's strawberries. Could this be sinus?

Yes: Chronic rhinosinusitis disrupts the olfactory, (smell), receptors in the nose resulting in misinterpretation of certain smells depending on how bad the damage. ...Read more

4

4
I was wondering about my health as in, i have been having quite strong irregular palpitations and can smell a stinking stench of burnt toast.

I was wondering about my health as in, i have been having quite strong irregular palpitations and can smell a stinking stench of burnt toast.

See a doctor: Palpitations and funny smells are diagnostic clues but it is difficult to assess over the internet. Palpitations are exceedingly common and are usually harmless. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

8

8
Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 — no oil would acrylamide be formed? also, would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? Cancer causer?

Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 — no oil would acrylamide be formed?  also, would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? Cancer causer?

Life is not that way: One potato or one piece of bread, burnt or not, does not cause cancer. Life doesn't work that way. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff." Avoid unnecessary chemicals and suspected toxins when possible, but live life without so many worries. Here in California, everything causes cancer, as evidenced by the Cancer Warning Signs that are posted in every single building I have set foot in. ...Read more

10

10
I have been clipped tied and burnt and have been spottingfor 3months and my youngestis 5 what is going on?

I have been clipped tied and burnt and have been spottingfor 3months and my youngestis 5 what is going on?

BDSM? 50 shades?: Oh, I assume you're referring to your Fallopian tubes being clipped/tied/burned thus leading to permanent desired infertility. Menses occur b/c hormonal cycles which aren't always cyclical. Many things esp stress, weight, (lack of) sleep can affect your hormones & cause spotting. Hormonal birth control pills, shots & implants can help regulate cycle but best to go see FamilyDoc or GYN 1st for eval ...Read more

11

11
My husband in I wants to have another baby but I have one of mytubes tied burnt clip in also have a clamp on it what procedure would I have to have?

My husband in I wants to have another baby but I have one of mytubes tied burnt clip in also have a clamp on it what procedure would I have to have?

IVF: In-vitro fertilization sounds like your best (and likely only) solution; for a 27-year old your chance of success should be excellent. It's remotely possible you could have a tubal reversal surgery, but the description of your ligation makes it sound like a long shot. Good luck! ...Read more

13

13
Is it safe to eat burnt food?

Is it safe to eat burnt food?

Yes: Burnt food is like charcoal; absorbs intestinal gas. It is safe if the food was safe to begin with. ...Read more

14

14
How do we stop from getting sun burnt?

How do we stop from getting sun burnt?

Stay in Shade.: By all means avoid sunburn, since it increase your risk of skin cancer, some very serious, as melanoma.
Always use very high spf skin lotions, and don't stay prolonged periods, and apply high spf frequently.
To stop sunburn you have to avoid exposure. Even a cloudy day on the beach can cause skin damage, if exposed too long. ...Read more

15

15
I burnt my face taking sun, what can I put?

I burnt my face taking sun, what can I put?

Sunburn?: A mild sunburn will respond nicely to a low potency topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone 1%, moisturizers and a moderate dose of non steroidal anti inflammatory such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

16

16
My toungue feels burnt and has patches on it?

My toungue feels burnt and has patches on it?

My Tongue Hurts: Right off I make an assumption that you are having an allergic reaction or side effect of something you have ingested.

Without seeing the tongue and getting more of your story, I would also want to know if you have any other medication conditions or history of infections such as herpes.

But, it may be wise to get on an anti-histamine right away and if the sensation worsens getting help. ...Read more

17

17
Are there any dangers from eating burnt popcorn?

Are there any dangers from eating burnt popcorn?

Not short term: Burning food carries carcinogens. Carcinogens are cancer producing entities. Over time eating alot of grilled, burned meat and other foods is not healthy.
When grilling outside and you eat overcooked meat you can take a Vitamin C pill. It will help neutralize the carcinogens from the burned food. Popcorn is a risk for diverticulitis. Choose to better choices of snacks to stay healthy. ...Read more

18

18
Is it possible to have your fingerprints burnt off?

Is it possible to have your fingerprints burnt off?

Yes but why: Fingerprints can be replaced with trauma or some types of surgery. Why would you want to do this? If you are considering a life of crime, there are a number of ways of identifying you that do not involve fingerprints. The fingers with these ridges are useful for holding objects and other things. ...Read more

19

19
How can I minimize scrubbing on burnt pots and pans?

How can I minimize scrubbing on burnt pots and pans?

Medical question?: Doctors have to wash dishes as much as anybody else, but this question is not our best expertise. Still, one can soak burnt pots & pans in hot water and soap to see if the burnt food loosens up. If this doesn't work you need to scrub -- or consult with someone more informed about kitchen cleaning ideas. Good luck and happy cooking. ...Read more

20

20
What would make diareeha smell of burnt matchsticks?

What would make diareeha smell of burnt matchsticks?

Infectious diarrhea: Diarrhea from invasive organisms or those that cause bleeding like IBD may produce such smell ...Read more

21

21
How can one stop themselves from becoming burnt out?

How can one stop themselves from becoming burnt out?

Stress management...: There are some simple stress management techniques that you can learn quickly, but I would also encourage you to get into psychotherapy & start talking about what is stressing you out. Learn some relaxation techniques. Take time to exercise and talk to friends. Let me know how if you need additional help. ...Read more

22

22
I never put sunscreen on but i never get burnt. Why is that?

I never put sunscreen on but i never get burnt. Why is that?

Dark complected: People may never burn in the way fair skinned people can, but the damage from sun exposure can still occur. ...Read more

23

23
Will the nerve ending grow back after I burnt them in my back?

Will the nerve ending grow back after I burnt them in my back?

Nerve: I assume you had a radiofrequency thermolesioning of those nerves. Yes they will recover from this proecdure. ...Read more

24

24
Is eating burnt popcorn bad to eat? Not totally burnt just a little.

Is eating burnt popcorn bad to eat? Not totally burnt just a little.

Another : Another issue with burnt popcorn is that the kernel may not have popped completely leaving a hard core. If you bite down on this unexpectedly you run the risk of fracturing a tooth or filling. Also, be careful when eating popcorn it is possible to get a piece of the thin outer shell caught in the sulcus of the gum. It acts as a sharp knife cutting down into the gum tissue a potentially leading to damage and an infection. ...Read more

25

25
What to do if i sniffed burnt super glue by accident and now I feel funny!?

What to do if i sniffed burnt super glue by accident and now I feel funny!?

Fresh Air: Breath fresh air. If symptoms don't pass fairly quickly -seek medical assistance. ...Read more

27

27
Sunburn, is a heavy tan a good thing or a bad thing? And does it just mean you're heavily sun burnt?

No Sunburns!: There is no such thing as a healthy tan — unless you are born with it. Sunburns and tans are thought of as damaging to dna — damaging dna can lead to uncontrolled cell growth leading to precancers and skin cancers — besides making your skin look aged. Play it safe, embrace your natural skin's beauty and wear a broad spectrum sunscreen, spf 30 or greater and re-apply liberally. ...Read more

28

28
Tried to Solder some cables, but burnt a bit of isolation. How toxic is it? (I did it in a closed room)

Tried to Solder some cables, but burnt a bit of isolation. How toxic is it? (I did it in a closed room)

Insulation burning: Just stay in a ventilated space and you should be ok. How long were you exposed? Hopefully you did not exposure yourself too long. It is hard to quantify how much is too much.hope you feel better! ...Read more

29

29
When is the best time in the day to go outside and not get Burnt? Of course, I would use sunscreen still.

When is the best time in the day to go outside and not get Burnt? Of course, I would use sunscreen still.

Sun Exposure.: The best time to enjoy sunshine is 11 am- 2 pm for medical benefit. . You will get more Vitamin D at that time as well. Use a sunscreen with total protection and that is best served with a blocker that has zinc oxide particles. Shisedo cosmetics and others have a high SPF number in their products including foundations for the face. Apply the sunscreen 2 days before intense exposure as well. ...Read more

30

30
I was in the sun and got burnt quite badly however my skin is hot to touch I feel freezing myself what could this be?

I was in the sun and got burnt quite badly however my skin is hot to touch I feel freezing myself what could this be?

Sunburn: This is typical of sun burn.

Watch
http://www.Youtube. Com/watch? V=xrfaj3wssis
to learn a little about how to treat this. ...Read more