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I dropped a small finger sized plastic wrapper onto a burning coal. The plastic burned for a few seconds I heard it sizzle and moved it. Am I okay?
Yes: I assume you are concerned about the fumes from the plastic wrapper. As long as you feel fine, and you didn't inhale a large puff of smoke from the burning plastic, you are fine. If you did, you would have noticed significant coughing and lung irritation. ...Read more
Why do the bottom of my feet burn so bad, they don't itch or nothing like that they just feel like im standing on hot coals?
Neuropathy: Best to find out the etiology if possible. ...Read more
Is it safer to smoke Herbal cigarettes like Nirdosh or is it safer to smoke herbal molasses based hookah with quick burning/regular coals?
It doesn't: Fumes from burning coal contains may toxic byproducts. Breathing in Fluoride containing coal fumes over a long time can cause skeletal fluorosis ( a very serious disease) , but it will not cause tooth loss. There have been only 4 mild cases of skeletal fluorosis in the us in the past 30 years. There are several million cases in china and india. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have burning and pain in what I believe is my trapezius muscle. It feels like hot coals on my muscles. Also I have numbness in my shoulder blades. ?
Seek evaluation: If there is no reason that you know that these symptoms should be happening and especially if you have not had it happen before you should seek medical evaluation for why this large of an area of your bodies' tissue is letting you know there is a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Daughter17yr sebo_psoriasis on scalp, uses "coal tar & salicylic acid" twice weekly.She gets headaches, eye burning .Is it the side effect of solution?
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Depends on severity: If you have a first degree burn (red skin only) some aloe or similar product is ok. If you have second (blisters) or third (charred skin) degree burns you should see a doctor for evaluation asap. Deeper burns can cause severe scarring and prompt intervention may help prevent complications. Prescriptions may be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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