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Is it bad to eat something that has been in contact with orange peel as it tasted like orange peel. I did not wash the peel.

Is it bad to eat something that has been in contact with orange peel as it tasted like orange peel. I did not wash the peel.

Nothing to worry: Food in contact with orange peel may get some of its taste rubbed off on the food but it shd not be harmful at all unless u kept it out & peel were rotting. Even then under clean household conditions it shd not cause any harm. If u r allergic to anything orange it may cause a reactIion. If any symptoms of nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain develop have urself chk'd &do not worry in the meantime. ...Read more

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If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

Yes: Watch out for blue curacao, a liquer made from the peel of the laraha citrus plant. This citrus plant is closely related to the valencia orange. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

OK but organic best!: Orange peels are a superb source of beneficial phytonutrients such as bioflavonoids, but will likely have pesticide residues unless organic.
In a list of 50 common fruits and veggies apples ranked first in pesticides and oranges 31st- see http://www. Ewg. Org/foodnews/list. Php
Try washing before eating by soaking in solution of 10% vinegar/90% water for 20 min, then rinse. Choose organic if available! ...Read more

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Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Not really: In fact, the peel (zest) contains flavorful oils and is used in many desserts. Make sure to wash well to remove surface pesticides and dirt. I am not aware of any nutritional benefit of the better white pith, beside maybe some fiber. ...Read more

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What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Cellulite & Orange: Cellulite generally looks like dimpling of the skin. This is caused by normal bands between the skin and deeper tissues that either shorten, or most commonly, the fat between the skin and deep tissues thicken, causing the dimple. Orange peel skin gets it's appearance from edema or swelling in the skin. The normal skin pores appear larger and deeper. Seen in lymphedema patients sometimes. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Celllulite is looser: Orange peal skin (peau d'orange) has a tighter skin pattern than cellulite. Just take a good look at an actual orange and you will see the tight punctate contours. It can suggest an underlying tumor.

Cellulite creates dimpled irregularities of skin, but the pattern is a looser. It is created by the confined nature of certain fascial attachments to the undersurface of the skin, but with no tumor. ...Read more

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Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Either or birch tree: Reactions to orange can be either to the peel or the pulp (the fleshy part of the orange). Many people who have only itching in their mouth & throat after eating oranges and other raw fruits and vegetables actually have oral allergy syndrome. Oas is caused by allergy to birch tree pollen and the immune system mistaking fruit proteins for pollen allergens. Which one is your problem? ...Read more

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Concerned. Does fruit peel contain more pesticides than normal fruit? Would an apple contain more pesticides than orange peel?

Concerned. Does fruit peel contain more pesticides than normal fruit? Would an apple contain more pesticides than orange peel?

Pesticides: All fruits should be well washed because of the use of pesticides often used by the growers. Of course the peel contains the brunt of the pesticide. I don't feel that there is any significant difference between apples and oranges in that regard except you don't eat the peel of the Orange usually. ...Read more

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Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Don't think so: Sounds gross to me and I can't think of any reason why this combination would possibly make you high. Besides swallowing to much toothpaste will make you throw up. ...Read more

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What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

Rhinophyma: Over active sebaceous glands may produce this appearance. Retinoids may also help decrease their activity as recommended by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

Not true: This is a mildly acidic and irritating solution. It will almost certainly not harm the eyes but I cannot see any benefit from this at all. ...Read more

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Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact: Many fruit peels are rich in vitamins and nutrients, with organic peels the least toxic since they lack dyes, waxes, and harmful pesticides used in improving the color and appearance of commercially processed fruits ...Read more

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My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

Blocked lymph ducts: This could be due to blocked lymph ducts which could cause fluid accumulation in the area. Obesity could be the underlying cause of this but there is no way for me to tell without an examination. If the swelling gets worse I would recommend seeing a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ skin nodules will provide the final answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use orange peel, neem, turmeric and milk face pack for acne scars?

Can you tell me if I could use orange peel, neem, turmeric and milk face pack for acne scars?

It won't work: No "pop" remedy will help. I'm sorry you ended up with acne scars in the first place. It means your disease was neglected -- all acne is manageable nowadays using scientific rx. If it was neglected because someone "believed in natural healing", I hope this helps you see through the sham. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon can use microsurgery, laser or filler to make the scars less visible. ...Read more

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I have 2large hard lumps in my breast my nipple has inverted and has an orange peel look I also have 3 smaller lumps in armpit what is this?

I have 2large hard lumps in my breast my nipple has inverted and has an orange peel look I also have 3 smaller lumps in armpit what is this?

You need a Physical: A physical examination by your doctor is necessary for you to do right away. From what you described, it could be breast cancer. But only a medical exam can help you sort this out. So do not delay seeking medical consultation. ..Asap. ...Read more

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I have lumps on my breast. They are raised, swollen, very itchy and look like orange peel. Is it hives? 1 on my nipple but I have 3 other smaller ones.

I have lumps on my breast. They are raised, swollen, very itchy and look like orange peel. Is it hives? 1 on my nipple but I have 3 other smaller ones.

Get evaluated: You need to have this checked. It may just be some inflammation at your age, but we never take any chances with breast abnormalities. ...Read more

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Pregnant. Have a cut under my thumbnail from peeling oranges. Got raw egg under the thumbnail. Washed w/ reg soap, not antibcterial. Is this dangerous?

Pregnant. Have a cut under my thumbnail from peeling oranges. Got raw egg under the thumbnail. Washed w/ reg soap, not antibcterial. Is this dangerous?

No worries: Regular soap and water is just fine. All over the world, pregnant woman get injured with all sorts of stuff. Fortunately, the human body is pretty resilient and usually comes through fine. Washing with soap and water is adequate for tiny wounds. If a infection is seen later, a doctor can treat it. ...Read more

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Are raw mushrooms carcinogenic? I often steam them but not always thoroughly cooked & sometimes eat them raw. Also don't peel outer layer only rinse

Are raw mushrooms carcinogenic? I often steam them but not always thoroughly cooked & sometimes eat them raw. Also don't peel outer layer only rinse

Probably not: There are minute amounts of agaratine in some mushrooms, mostly removed by cooking. You neglected to identify exactly which type mushroom, and the amount of toxins varies by type. In cannot be known for certain but the risk of cancer seems to be low. Fringe "alternative" con artists claim that mushrooms can treat or prevent cancers. Nonsense. There are thousands of different cancers with different ...Read more

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I have in my hands sometimes water-globes and if I eat a lot of junk food, my hands was peeling, ?

I have in my hands sometimes water-globes and if I eat a lot of junk food, my hands was peeling, ?

Hand eczema: If the "globes" are small this sounds like eczema which may be related to contact exposure. This could also be related to food ingestion as you note. ...Read more