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Develope Polymyositis Term Exposure Paint Xylene
Polymyositis is inflammation of the muscles. It is considered an autoimmune disease and which ones on inflammatory cells targeted their activity against muscle cells. This may be associated with fatigue and muscle weakness. There are several treatment options routinely use by a rheumatologists. I'm happy to do ...Read more
Is acute exposure to diacetyl (in popcorn butter) harmful, or only long-term, cumulative exposure?
Possibly...: Any "chemical" runs the risk of being potentially dangerous. Now i would never deprive you of your popcorn; but i cannot foresee the future; I am not aware of any studies to date on this topic...But just follow my standard advice; 'anything in moderation' and we'll see what the future holds(besides; i can't skip to the end of this movie and ruin it for ya) cheers! ...Read more
Likely not: What kind of eye cancer you are referring here? Eye cancer is not common. I dont think that short term exposure to cigarette smoke can cause eye cancer. It may give you irrittation on the outside layer of the eye- conjunctivitis- makes your eyes red and discomfort. However, cigarette smoke is not something that you want to be exposed with, anyway-either as a first hand or as a second hand smoker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No solvent: There is no solvent for asbestos. It is a very stable and durable mineral. The only way to remove it is to physically collect and contain it. Asbestos itself is not toxic, but when it gets into the body the small fibers cause damage over time because the body can't get rid of them. ...Read more
Is there any long term complications that develop from repeated exposure to ferro manganese (femn) or ferro silica (fesi)? I work in a steel foundry.
Would spending 20 minutes inside a auto repair garage with definite tire & gas fumes and potential airborne asbestos fibers cause any permanent harm?
No: You would need much longer and recurrent exposure for any permanent harm ...Read more
Possibly: There are many (hundreds, thousands) types of mold. Many molds excrete substances which can be toxic to various body systems, of which skeletal muscle is one. ...Read more
Classic case DM w/ ILD, after inhalation of polyurethane and concrete dust. Question: Can these inhaled substances be cleared from lungs/ body? How?
?: I am not aware of any methods to remove. ...Read more
Irritating chemicals: ARDS is caused mainly by extensive lung inflammation and small blood vessel injury due to sepsis (bacterial infection of the blood), trauma and/or severe pulmonary infection such as pneumonia. However, ARDS also can be linked to multiple transfusions, inhalation of salt water, smoke inhalation of toxic chemicals, aspiration of vomit (inhaling vomit into the lungs), narcotics, sedatives, overdoses. ...Read more
Mayo defines instertitial markings a lung disease caused ie (asbestos, silica dust, grain dust?) are dependent instertitial different if syptm same?
Just a description: "Interstitial markings" are a descriptive term that radiologists and lung specialists use to describe specific markings in the lungs on chest xrays or CT scans. Many different types of diseases in the lungs cause "interstitial markings." The way to find out which disease it is usually requires a biopsy of some sort. The symptoms are usually cough and shortness of breath. ...Read more
Likely, mostly, yes.: Acute exposure is likely reversible if not long term. The neurotoxic effects of long term use (in particular repeated withdrawals) of toluene may cause postural tremors. Treatment with benzodiazepines provides some relief. The tremors associated with toluene misuse seem irreversible and continue after cessation of abuse. Hippuric acid is used to indicate exposure. ...Read more
Can consuming cannabis edibles without pesticides, mold, toxins, etc...Do significant liver damage in long term usage? Is it worst than drinking 3 beers a day?
Marijuana: Marijuana use as you describe is in no way dangerous to the liver. So, the simple answer is no. Now if we want to talk about the dangers to your mind with increased anxiety, panic, and depression, let alone the obsession of daily drug use then we can have a frank and real discussion about what is health and what is not health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could diesel fumes cause scar tissue and fibrosis - if the diesel fumes are in the work environment?
Could exposure to solvents and other chemicals in military aircraft maintenance cause long term health problems?
Please list: specific chemical / solvents so that each can be reviewed. Would submit question about one chemical per entry. ...Read more
Allergy Symptoms: It is always difficult to predict short term exposure to molds in every individual.But majority of people including children exposed to molds even for short periods will have allergy symptoms like nasal and sinus congestion/sore throat and chest tightness,cough and wheezing ...Read more
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