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What should I do if I have soda from september 2001, if i drink it will i die or get food poisoning?

What should I do if I have soda from september 2001, if i drink it will i die or get food poisoning?

I can't predict: Exactly what would happen but i will strongly encourage you not to drink a soda if it's recommended consumption date was in 2001. Soda is not exactly like a fine wine that is being aged. ...Read more

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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Which poison like windex mixed with a soda or drink could kill someone?

It is really making: Me nervous that you are asking this question. Are you considering killing yourself or someone else by poisoning? If you have thoughts of harm to self or others - please get mental health assistance. If you have imminent thoughts - please get help at the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Mistakenly caustic soda spilled on my hands. What should I do for it to get treated?

Mistakenly caustic soda spilled on my hands. What should I do for it to get treated?

Plan: The first of all you need to clean your hands .. Next step depend of condition of skin: just antiseptic cream or ointment, fish oil. Hope you will be well soon. ...Read more

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Mistakenly caustic Soda spilled on my hand. What kind of treatment is suitable for this??

Mistakenly caustic Soda spilled on my hand. What kind of treatment is suitable for this??

Start by washing: Any sort of chemical exposure to the skin should be treated initially by washing vigorously with water. Any caustic agent chemical on the skin should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Is it okay to apply baking soda to poison ivy?

Is it okay to apply baking soda to poison ivy?

Yes it's fine.: That's a good old fashioned home remedy. Make a paste with warm water and spread it over the poison ivy. Refresh the application every couple of hours. If the poison ivy is wide spread you can also take a baking soda bath. ...Read more

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Why is diet pop/soda considered "bad"? My doctor mentioned in my last check-up its "like poison" but didn't elaborate.

Why is diet pop/soda considered "bad"? My doctor mentioned in my last check-up its "like poison" but didn't elaborate.

Multiple reasons. : A harvard study showed that diet sodas caused decline in kidney function due to the diet sweeteners. They can rot teeth and destroy teeth enamel due to being acidic in nature. Diet sodas also contain chemical substances which can cause cell damage. Although diet sodas contain low calories they still increase the size of peoples waistlines and contribute to metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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Poison oak, any suggestions--baking soda paste?

Poison oak, any suggestions--baking soda paste?

Many treatments: Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are an allergic response to oils produced by these plants. If you suspect you have been exposed wash your skin well to remove the oil. If you discover the itchy red rash instead, you will need to treat the symptoms. Anti-tich measures : baking soda, diphendyramine, and avoid overheating. Hydrocoritsone cream and domeboro soaks help too. See your doctor if severe. ...Read more

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When i bathe with baking soda for poison ivy, what do I do?

When i bathe with baking soda for poison ivy, what do I do?

Something else.: You may be better off using soap. However the resin from the poison ivy/oak can continue to cause you problem. Be sure to wash off anything which has touched the poison ivy with a laundry detergent to rid of the resin. Don't overlook the gloves, boots, or even your car's floor mat. ...Read more