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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Water Pollution

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Prevention of problems caused by water pollution?

Prevention of problems caused by water pollution?

Detergents and other: Dumping the by-products of your washing machine is the most common cause. Solution: log on to my site: www.Drernie.Co.Cc. ...Read more

Dr. William Ritchie
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Water Pollution (Definition)

Water pollution is the introduction of chemicals and other materials into rivers, streams, oceans, and other bodies of water that cause harm to living organisms ...Read more


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What are the diseases that cause by air pollution and water pollution?

What are the diseases that cause by air pollution and water pollution?

A lot: Asthma.Chronic otitis media, rhinosinusitus, mental well-being, flu, colds, staff, .Mrsa, tb.The list goes on.Indoor air polution is far more a problem than outdoors.Nature keeps the air more safe than indoors.The list of chemicals that are locked inside your home and other buildings because of energy efficiency is the root many deseases. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis be caused by air pollution?

Can sinusitis be caused by air pollution?

Yes: If the air pollution causes inflammation of the nasal cavity and sinuses... Then yes it can cause sinusitis. It is not a typical cause and if you are having recurrent episodes, i would explore other causative factors. ...Read more

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In what ways can human diseases caused by bacteria and diseases caused by viruses react to antibiotics?

See below: Each type of bacteria has its own special biochemistry and antibiotics work in many ways to stop growth or portions of that biochemistry so to kill the bacteria. Viruses work differently than bacteria and require different chemicals (antivirals) to stop their biochemistry and growth. ...Read more

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What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

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What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

Nature vs nurture: I'll focus on lungs. Cancer can be due to tobacco exposure., even 2nd hand Asbestos too. Emphysema can also be due to tobacco. Asthma exacerbation can be due to air borne allergens especially pollen. Smog doesn't help. Influenza outbreaks can be thought of as a result of close quarters, certainly exposure to ill. I'm sure my colleagues will come up w/more. ...Read more

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Can ageusia be caused by lots of illnesses?

Can ageusia be caused by lots of illnesses?

Yes: Neurological disorders such as bell's palsy, familial dysautonomia, and multiple sclerosis cause similar problems. Disorders of the endocrine system, such as cushing's syndrome, hypothyroidism and diabetes mellitus, can cause similar problems. Ageusia can also be caused by medicinal side-effects from antirheumatic drugs such as penicillamine, antiproliferative drugs such as cisplatin, ace inhibito. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by microorganisms?

What diseases are caused by microorganisms?

So, so, so, so many!: See: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/script/main/alphaidx.asp?p=a_147

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Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Bacteria: Some skin diseases are totally caused by bacteria, such as an infection of the skin (impetigo or cellulitis). Some diseases have several contributing causes and bacteria can be one of these contributing causes (acne). ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by aspergillus fumigatus?

What diseases are caused by aspergillus fumigatus?

See below: There are 3 main types of diseases caused by aspergillus sp. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, aspergilloma and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. ...Read more

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Can somebody list bone diseases caused by overusing of vinegar?

Can somebody list bone diseases caused by overusing of vinegar?

Vinegar: Vinegar can cause osteoporosis by inhibiting calcium synthesis in the bones. Drink milk! however, naturally fermented apple vinegar (cider) has healing properties associated with beta-carotene, pectins, potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, chlorine, sulphur, iron, and fluorine. ...Read more

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What bone diseases are caused by lack of sun exposure?

What bone diseases are caused by lack of sun exposure?

Porous bones: Vit d is necessary for good bone density.... So lack of sun contributes towards osteopenia or osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How are infectious diseases, degenerative diseases and diseases caused by the environment different?

How are infectious diseases, degenerative diseases and diseases caused by the environment different?

Disease definitions: Disease is 'being out of balance' -- 'dis' which means 'negative' and 'ease'.. Infectious diseases generally relate to illnesses caused by germs. Degenerative diseases are more 'chronic' in nature, as things wear out- whether from too much inflammation, old age or some kind of damage. Environmental diseases arise from exposures - like mold in the work place. There are docs that specialize in these ...Read more

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How are eye burns caused by chemicals diagnosed?

How are eye burns caused by chemicals diagnosed?

History, examination: Most who damage their eye with chemicals know what they were using, so a history of the incident is important. Then the eye will be examined under high power to see if the surface has been burned off, or is just damaged, or if the chemical has penetrated into the interior of the eye. Treatment will then be started. Go to an er immediately after flushing the eye. ...Read more

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Which other health problems are caused by whooping cough?

Which other health problems are caused by whooping cough?

Seizures, apnea: Besides the terrible cough, whooping cough (in young babies) can cause cessation of breathing (apnea), seizures, and death. ...Read more

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What are examples of diseases spread by dirty water?

What are examples of diseases spread by dirty water?

Waterborne diseases: Drinkin contaminated or dirty water can cause many different types of diarrheal illnesses such as cholera, other serious disease such as Guinea worm, typhoid fever, dysentery, lead poisoning, toxic heavy metal poisoning, etc. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis be caused by mold exposure in home?

Can costochondritis be caused by mold exposure in home?

BELOW: Could be caused by coughing or sneezing but not by just having exposure to mold ...Read more

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Can you get bacterial lung infection by inhalation of aerosolized contaminated water?

Can you get bacterial lung infection by inhalation of aerosolized contaminated water?

Yes: Planning a little terrorist attack? This is always a public health fear; some little devil will simply aeriolize sewer water and give large numbers of people pneumonia. ...Read more

Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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Pollution (Definition)

Pollution is the introduction of chemicals and other materials into the environment that cause harm to living ...Read more