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Colloidal Silver And Hiv
Well, was the HIV: Testing done after the window when you could have the disease but still test as negative? Discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Antibiotic adjunct: Colloidal silver helps with many kinds of infections, such as ear infections, sinus infections, sore throats, boils, etc. The herb goldenseal used concomittantly will boost its effectiveness. Antibiotic use can often be entirely avoided with these two substances and antioxidants. ...Read more
No: There is no scientific evidence that silver helps with uris. ...Read more
It's not: There is no scientific evidence for the benefit of colloidal silver in treating human disease, despite what you might read on the web. ...Read more
Alert from the fda
the U.S. Food and drug administration (fda) does not consider colloidal silver to be safe or effective for treating any disease or condition and has issued an advisory regarding its safety. Colloidal silver can cause serious side effects, such as argyria. Having seen a severe case once, I can guarantee to you that you would not wish to look blue-gray. Silverpoisoning is is not treatable. If you are using it I recommend that you cease and desist for your own safety. ...Read more
Anti microbial, candi:
Research clearly shows anti microbial effect against E.Coli, P.Aeroginosa, Candida albicans, Candida niger etc
I found it to be phenonmenal in systemic candidiasis & some cases of protracted treated Lyme disease.
Colloidal silver should be pure from a reputed company & used in the correct dose- 1 teaspoon twice daily of 3 PPM solution in most cases. Refer to one of tha ACAM physicians of your state- ...Read more
No: There is no one substance that "cures" the human body, no matter what that substance might be. However, if this question is not about science and medicine, . .. Many have heard ancient tales of the holy grail. ...Read more
You can't: Colloidal silver is a much-hyped, cynical health fraud. It has some use as a topical skin antibiotic in extreme situations such as burns. The promotion has caused deaths from brain damage and has turned plenty of people a permanent blue. Follow evidence-based, common-sense guidelines to prevent foodborne illness instead, and good luck. ...Read more
Do not use: Colloidal silver has no medical use whatsoever. It is dangerous and can turn you a permanent blue color. ...Read more
Yes: This is one of the worst health frauds of modern times. It's worthless for your health, you will end up turning yourself or whoever your force to take it permanently blue, and there has been at least one very ugly death from massive brain damage. The photo shows two people who were foolish enough to believe the claims made for colloidal silver. ...Read more
How long does colloidal silver take to clean toxins from your system and what dosage should one take when using silver in this way?
No one knows: "toxins" is a word that is overused. Pesticides, mercury, lead, antibiotics, etc can all be taken in in the diet and are difficult to remove. Best to not take them in. Then there are the imaginary toxins that companies scare you with so you will buy their expensive detox product -- these are fake. Don't buy it! eat healthy, stay hydrated. Avoid constipation and your body will do the rest. ...Read more
Is it safe to take colloidal silver drops for allergies or colds, while on Lexapro (escitalopram)?
Has anyonre injected cancer cell in the body with say colloidal silver or baking soda soln to see the effect?
Yes: These are both utterly fraudulent treatments that are protected by free speech. There is no scientific reason to think either would work, and both have failed the most basic tests of effectiveness. If they worked, the research piranhas at the nih would have snapped them up and the military -- the most reality-based institution -- would use them. Could be a kid's science project -- it'll fail. ...Read more
I need an open minded, honest, and well educated doctor to ask if colloidal silver is a legitimate MRSA killer. We need to stop loose giving of antib?
Colloidal Silver: Use of colloidal silver may instead cause a condition called argyria, which makes the skin turn a gray color as a result of excess deposits of silver salts in the eyes, skin and organs of the body. Since its growth of popularity in the 1970s and 1980s, the fda has issued warnings to colloidal manufacturers regarding efficacy claims and continues to urge consumers to avoid its use. ...Read more
Does ingesting or spraying (in nostrils) colloidal silver interfere w/antibiotic absorbance (Azithromycin)? Is there evidence showing it works at all?
No: There is evidence it works for wound healing. All the best. ...Read more
Don't treat UTIs: Cranberry juice contains proanthocyanidins which interfere with bacteria adhering to bladder wall & thus are useful preventative for utis. Acidity of c juice can help to treat utis but is no sustitute for antibiotics. Colloidal silver has no known function in the body & fda have ruled as neither safe or effective for anything in the body & not for otc sale. Now cosidered a "misbranded" product. ...Read more
I ve read a lot about colloidal silver helping symptoms of HSV 1. Is there a high risk of getting argyria?
Don't do it: It's not going to touch your herpes 1. Unlike the law that applies to physicians, there's no law requiring people who pose as "persecuted scholars and humanitarians" on the internet to tell the truth. You will get argyria if you take enough colloidal silver, and by purchasing this stuff, you are rewarding people who play you for a fool. Forgive my frankness -- we care about you. ...Read more
Is colloidal silver safe to use? Would any of ou recommend your patients using it for let's say a sinus infection? Thanks for your input.
Silver: Topically it is ok. Ingesting it in very tiny doses seems ok too but I have seen slate grey people who have taken too much by injection or orally in the past. This is called argyria. Be careful with it. ...Read more
Taking Terbinafine 250 for fungal infection can I also take Colloidal Silver at the same time? How much?
Just don't: Colloidal silver is one of the most vicious scams targeting gullible people. You risk disfiguring yourself for life with this worthless stuff. ...Read more
I think I have an inflamed tendon in my right foot, what are the symptoms and causes? Can colloidal silver help in treating cancer, what are its uses?
Pain: inflammation of a tendon can cause pain, swelling. Colloidal silver silver is often used in external applications to prevent wound infection. Internal ingestion of colloidal silver does not have much scientific evidence supporting use. Excessive use can lead to permanent bluish discoloration of the skin. So use only with the direction of your physician. ...Read more
I got something in my eye and now I see a scratch. I am calling Dr tomorrow but can I put colloidal silver in a cut Eye like with pink eye?
No silver in eye: An eye scratch is seriously painful but you did not mention that. Is the cut on your conjunctiva (over the white of the eye) which would cause a little blood in the tears. Keep the eye clean and wash out with ordinary artificial tears. Eye fluids are very antibacterial so you do not need to try and fight an infection which is very unlikely to be present. See an ophthalmologist ...Read more
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I have had Chik-v over two weeks ago and I still feel joint pains and have an inside fever. Can colloidal silver can help to treat/remove the virus?
Chikungunya: Treatment is largely symptomatic in nature. There is no vaccine to prevent it & no specific treatment for it. Rest, hydration and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are recommended. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids ...Read more
Is colloidal silver safe if you make it with your own machine off amazon and water, and take couple swallows 2x a day, it's helped w/ my back acne.?
Colloidal silver...: ...in 1999, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled that these colloidal silver products were not considered safe or effective. Colloidal silver products marketed for medical purposes or promoted for unproven uses are now considered “misbranded” under the law... ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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