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What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel with cadmium random urine?

More info: Random urine i think means a random spot urine test unlike 24 hour test. The name implies that heavy metal and cadmium are being checked in a random sample. I am not aware of such a test. ...Read more

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What is the effect of cadmium to the body if ingested ?

What is the effect of cadmium to the body if ingested ?

Cadmium ingestion: I ngestion of any significant amount of cadmium causes immidiate poisoning and damage to the liver and kidneys which can be fatal often from kidney failure. ...Read more

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I recently purchased new luggage. High end brand. When received it had a notice prop 65(not in Cali) that product may expose me to chemicals including cadmium that cause cancer. should I return? It was expensive but not worth getting cancer!

I recently purchased new luggage. High end brand. When received it had a notice prop 65(not in Cali) that product may expose me to chemicals including cadmium that cause cancer. should I return? It was expensive but not worth getting cancer!

No worries...: Here in California, the law requires Cancer Warning signs everywhere because everything we eat, touch, breathe can cause cancer. That is the nature of life, everything on Earth can cause cancer... but the true question is, how likely is it to happen? For example, eating organic berries daily should be fine. Breathing the engine exhaust on the way to the grocer and back is likely more dangerous. ...Read more

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What color is blood?

What color is blood?

Mostly red: Freshly drawn out of body, blood is just red..Bright red. The red cells are made from substance heme and appear red. The white blood cells actually appear a bit white but there are few white cells in comparison so not visible unless the blood is spun down. When spun down, the rest of the fluid is called plasma and it is relatively clear. Google up some images. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my blood dark?

Why is my blood dark?

See below: What makes you think that your blood is dark? Venous blood normally has darker color than arterial blood. ...Read more

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Does k2 thicken blood?

Does k2 thicken blood?

Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the blood. Erol ; nida ( http://www.Drugabuse.Gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana ) among other websites have more information on these substances. ...Read more

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Is Rh d neg blood rare?

No: It varies from population to population. In folks of european descent, around 1 person in 6 is rh negative (class d-neg). It's less common in some other populations. ...Read more

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What color is your blood ?

What color is your blood ?

Variations on red: Arterial blood and capillary blood are bright red, as oxygen imparts a strong red color to the heme group. Deoxygenated blood is a darker shade of red; this is present in veins, and can be seen during blood donation and when venous blood samples are taken. Blood in carbon monoxide poisoning is bright red, because carbon monoxide causes the formation of carboxyhemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is acid in the blood?

What is acid in the blood?

Imbalance: Normally, people have acid production from metabolic activities that goes to blood and gets neutralized by alkali produced by kidneys. In kidney failure, acid is noted in blood since it is not neutralized. Other cases include diabetes type i, chronic diarrhea, certain meds, sepsis with blood infection, and respiratory (ventillatory) failure among other more rare causes. ...Read more

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I want to donate my blood?

Myanmar Protocol: As a donor your blood counts must be above the required red cross level. Must be free of the infectious diseases checked by red cross. Contact local red cross. ...Read more

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How to control blood suger?

How to control blood suger?

Low carb diet: Hi! many things can affect your blood sugar. Most importantly, control of body weight, regular exercise, and a diet low in sugar and carbs will have the greatest impact. If you have a monitor to check your sugar at home, it will assist you in trending how your lifestyle affects your sugars. Reduce intake of soda, alcohol, juice, rice, potato, bread, and desserts! ...Read more

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What is the color of blood?

What is the color of blood?

Red: Human blood is always a shade of red. Oxygenation makes it bright, and loss of oxygen looks darker red/brown. For more information, see: http://chemistry.about.com/od/biochemistry/a/Is-Deoxygenated-Human-Blood-Blue.htm ...Read more

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What is the color of blood?

What is the color of blood?

Red: Human blood is always a shade of red. Oxygenation makes it bright, and loss of oxygen looks darker red/brown. For more information, see: http://chemistry.about.com/od/biochemistry/a/Is-Deoxygenated-Human-Blood-Blue.htm ...Read more

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What is o du positive blood?

What is o du positive blood?

Blood group: The blood of Group O type in the ABO system. It is weakly positive for Rhesus factor in Rh system. Of all practical purposes the person is O+ve. It is neither good nor bad. it is just one of the blood group types. ...Read more

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How much is too much blood?

How much is too much blood?

Bleeding hemorrhoids: Can be serious if you bleed a small amount every day, that can cause anemia with all its complications, or if you bleed a large amount at once, can cause acute blood loss and possibly shock. So either way, you need to see a surgeon for evaluation and management, wish you well ...Read more

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What makes your blood thick?

Many things: If by "thick" you mean prone to clot, then it can be genetics, medications or hormones. The most common way people "thicken" their blood, however is smoking. ...Read more

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How come my blood is so dark?

Several options: Can indicate significant oxygen extraction by the body, some nutritional variances (like high iron), dehydration (/concentration), and more often than not--if otherwise healthy--is just a normal variant that is ok for you. If worried, ask your dr. ...Read more

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What makes a childs blood low?

Diet or blood loss: The most common reason for child anemia (what i assume you mean by low blood) is that they are not absorbing enough iron. This can be not enough in their diet, foods blocking its absorption (like if they drink way too much milk), or eating things that contain chemicals like lead that block it. If low iron is not the problem, they may be losing blood somewhere -most common in the GI tract. ...Read more

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