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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

Taste buds: The taste buds in your stomach (yes you have them there too - read about them in yourdoctorsorders.Com) will delay the emptying of the stomach so you will eat less and have reflux. ...Read more

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Would uric acid stones show up necessarily in bloodwork ? Or more so in urinalysis . My grandfather died of urea poisoning from kidneys . Very scared

Would uric acid stones show up necessarily in bloodwork ? Or more so in urinalysis . My grandfather died of urea poisoning from kidneys . Very scared

Uric Acid: The stones would not be picked up in the blood, but the uric acid is easily tested. Your physician can easily request this from the lab or may have already tested you. ...Read more

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Can acid show up in a lead poison blood test?

Can acid show up in a lead poison blood test?

Unclear question: If by acid you mean LSD, it will not be detected in a test for blood lead levels. ...Read more

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Are anticoagulants such as rat poison an alkali or an acid?

Are anticoagulants such as rat poison an alkali or an acid?

Somewhat acidic: Modern rat poisons use anticoagulants (warfarin, etc.) which cause internal bleeding. Some industrial grade rodenticides use inorganic compounds like zinc phosphide that react with the hydrochloric acid in the rat's stomach forming noxious phosphine gas. Antimony potassium tartrate, an emetic, is added to cause vomiting if accidentally ingested by humans. Rats & mice have no vomiting reflex. ...Read more

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Mother age 66 she is affected delusional syndrome. She refused to take treatment &bills.she thinks we are giving poison&acid. can it be without bill?

Mother age 66 she is affected delusional syndrome. She refused to take  treatment &bills.she thinks we are giving poison&acid. can it be without bill?

What's your question: Can WHAT be without a bill? This forum is free of charges to the public. All you need to do is pose a question. If your mother is refusing to take any treatment and she is thinking you're trying to poison her then, several possibilities come to mind. She needs labs & an imaging study of the head. Call the doctor for advice on how to get this done plus get treatment into her if she is refusing. ...Read more

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What are some foods poisoning symptoms?

What are some foods  poisoning symptoms?

Variable: Food poisoning may be due to chemicals, biological toxins, and live mico-organisms. The common symptoms are nausea, vomiting diarrhoea but there are many variations. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/understanding-food-poisoning-symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you get lead poisoning?

How do you get lead poisoning?

Many possibilities. : Lead was used as an additive to paints used in home building years ago & the inhalation of paint dust during renovations, or kids chewing on cribs painted with lead paint provided some. Exposure to clothes of someone working in around lead (battery reclamation) or that from lead paint on decorative dishes were also common. Removal of lead from many of these products has reduced public risk. ...Read more

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How can you get lead poisoning?

Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported. Lead based paint is no longer used in the US. ...Read more

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