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Does Maternal Ocps Cause Toxic Exposure
Yes: It depends on the amount of exposure and the timing in the pregnancy. Early on in the pregnancy, radiation poisoning will likely lead to a miscarriage. Later on in the pregnancy, radiation poisoning can lead to death or growth disturbances or congenital malformations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: According to the national institute of health and our government who reviewed all the literature. The answer was there is little evidence of reproductive or developmental toxicity. ...Read more
True.: Which is why we need environmental protections, to keep industry from doing things that hurt our health. They are motivated primarily by profit, it takes an epa to police them from releasing poisons. ...Read more
Does warming food in microwave destroy the vitamins or minerals? secondly does it causes any other harmful impact ie; cause cancer?thanks
It's fine: Minerals -- not at all. They can only be destroyed in a nuclear reactor. Vitamins -- maybe a little, notably vitamin C, but you probably get plenty. Causing cancer? That's internet scare hoax stuff. Taking proper care of your food is key to avoid food-borne illness. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much does liver damage, excessive pain medication, lupus, and previous miscarriages increase chances of a future occurrence?
Definite risk: Any miscarriage with sle increases the chance of another miscarriage. So do other pregnancy related problems. You should see a rheumatologist and a high risk obstetrician with sle experience and discuss the timing and risks of oregnancy for your individual problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phthalates contains chemicals known to the state of california to cause cancer. Do they cause birth defects or other?
Don't know: We need well done scientific study to prove safety of phthalates. ...Read more
Which stage in human fertilisation/conception/pregnancy period does susceptibility to environmental factors that may contribute/cause defects start?
Before conception: The woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have and they mature over her lifetime until either released or lost.All exposure to chemicals/radiation/illnesses during a woman's life impact the egg quality.Once released to conception, the environmental influences on outcome are continuous.Some are time specific (thalidomide-5-7 wks) some are continuous (alcohol). ...Read more
Yes and yes.: The thyroid gland increases in size and function during pregnancy. Hyperthyroidism, if not controlled can be serious for mother and fetus. The mother may experience palpitations, pre-eclampsia, pre-term labor, thyroid storm and placental abruption (separation of the placenta from the uterine wall). The fetus can be growth restricted, miscarried, still-born and have thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more
How some drugs cause birth defect in pregnant womans?.Can it alter a baby's normal growth by producing some chemicals or change DNA & cause mutation?
All of the above: All of the things you mentioned can happen. In addition, some drugs can block certain steps in the formation of proteins needed to build the body, and then abnormal proteins form and defects occur. There are sooooo many different ways drugs and chemicals can affect the growing body - we probably don't even know al of them yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I say no: Probably no chemical exposure has been more deeply studied than that of vietnam vets and i could find nothing in the nih database to support this; there was a small increase reported in gulf war vets. Claims that testicular cancer results from too much / too little exercise or cannabis seem soft to me. Unless it's from cryptorchidism, don't look for a cause. ...Read more
Unlikely: Thallium poisoning is famous. Do you have any enemies? Hopefully you are not around plutonium. If you're having hair loss that's not male pattern baldness, the usual workup is in order, especially a thyroid check. If this is unproductive, it's unlikely that any chemical exposure will be found as the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could prolonged exposure to the elevated temperatures of jacuzzis cause damage to the male reproductive system?
Sperm: It may temporarily but not long term. ...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
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
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
Would depend: It would completely depend on what sort of toxic material was present and how long a patient was exposed. ...Read more
Toxic: Being in contact with a substance at concentration, quantity, and situation known to cause disturbances in a n otherwise normal person. ...Read more
Lost all sense of smell and taste overnight last week. I only sense texture. History: had a head cold and used nostrilla. Toxic exposure at wtc for 120 days.
I inhaled an expo dry erase marker hard as a joke, should i be worried about toxic exposure or dangerous chemicals? it said non-toxic but worried.
Route of exposure: The three most common routes of exposure to toxins are oral (ingestion), respiratory (breathing in), transdermal (through the skin). Learn the potential toxins and avoid the routes above. Remember each toxin or toxoid has an entry route & specific combination of symptoms. Some common are tobacco smoke and smog in air, heavy metals and pharmaceuticals for oral, and oil based toxic substance 4skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In general no.: The pill actually reduces non genetic epithelial ovarian cancer. It also likely prevents endometrial cancer in annovulatory women. However, indirectly you may see an increase in cervical cancer in pill users who decide that while on the pill it is ok to skip condoms with new partners. Having multiple partners without using a condom increases hpv contact and hpv can cause cervical cancer. ...Read more
Lmp was 9/6, i had bright red spotting the 17th-19th which is normal for me, but again the 22-26 and more today. What causes this? No ocp or sex.
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Effects on pituitary: Birth control pills reduce pituitary hormones that would ordinarily trigger ovulation, so pregnancy is much less likely. In addition, the pills limit development of the uterine lining, providing additional benefits of reduced flow and additional protection against pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does cabergoline cause weight gain?Ive
just recently gotten off ocp pills and began
cabergoline a month ago.
I just want to know if oral contraceptives ca cause ovarian cyst because i stop taking for a year and now i was diagnosed with ovarian cyst?
No : The normal function of the ovary involves forming a cyst each month as a part of the cycle. That cyst ruptures to release the egg. It is normal to have cysts on the ovaries. Most of them are normal and will go away on their own. An ovarian cyst that does not go away may require surgery to remove it. The cysts are not caused by oral contraceptives. ...Read more
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?: Very unlikely but any medication cause different problems in different people. ...Read more
Possibly: The phrase "having a good cry" suggests that crying can actually make you feel physically and emotionally better, which many people believe. There is a type of chemical in emotional tears that acts as an endorphin that reduces pain and works to improve mood. Crying bouts are also triggered by hormonal irregularities, which are triggered naturally or by ocps. ...Read more
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