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Doctor insights on: Does Chemical Toxicity Cause Leukocytosis

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Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

No, usually not: Leukocytosis is an abnormally high number of white blood cells in the blood, as measured on a blood test. Both viral and bacterial infections can sometimes cause high numbers of white blood cells (wbc's) or low numbers of wbc's (leukopenia). Unusual leukocytosis, not caused by an infection, can be due to a bone marrow problem such as an early stage of leukemia. A doctor can further evaluate. ...Read more

Toxicity (Definition)

Toxicity is the degree to which a drug or a substance can harm ...Read more


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If exposed to agent orange and other toxic chemicals. later.in life cause muscular dystropy?

If exposed to agent orange and other toxic chemicals. later.in life cause muscular dystropy?

Probably not but...: Agent Orange contains dioxin, a toxic chemical proven to cause many serious illnesses. Muscular dystrophy is something people are born with. Agent Orange may cause Muscular dystrophy in the children of those exposed to it but isn't known to cause it directly in those exposed. See http://www.veteranshealth.org/Vietnam/AO.html A holistic/integrative physician can evaluate/treat illness from toxins. ...Read more

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Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Environ. Toxins: All new carpets emit 14 different types of solvents, of which, stryrene and xylene are two. These can be very toxic to environmentally ill patients and babies. Never lie a baby on new carpet! ...Read more

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Can titanium from filshie clips cause problems like toxicity?

Can titanium from filshie clips cause problems like toxicity?

Titanium should not: Titanium should not cause reactions. It's used in various types of implants and is not toxic, especially if it is very pure titanium. Perhaps some people who are very allergic to metals could have reactions to nickel, which might be in "titanium" that is not pure. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why tampons sometimes cause toxic shock?

Can you please explain why tampons sometimes cause toxic shock?

Uncommon: There was a particular type tampon that allowed a particular bacteria to grow rapidly in the vagina. That bacteria produced a toxin that cause "toxic shock". That tampon was removed from the market decades ago. In over 22 years of practice, I have never seen a case of toxic shock. ...Read more

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I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

Pancreas: Probably pancreas. This organ contains a large number of enzymes that are specifically designed to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. That is precisely what we are made of. Injuring the pancreas may releases all these evil humours into the local area. This can wreak havoc in your abdomen... ...Read more