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Doctor insights on: Eugenol Side Effects

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Does eugenol increase or decrease the effect of radiotherapy in head and neck equamus cell cancer?

Does eugenol increase or decrease the effect of radiotherapy in head and neck  equamus cell cancer?

No effect known.: Eugenol is a chemical responsible for the aroma of cloves. It has many uses, including perfumery, flavoring, and in formulating insect attractants. It even kills human colon cancer cell lines in vitro. But it does not appear to have an effect on radiotherapy, let alone radiotherapy in head and neck squamous cell cancer. This is treated with radiotherapy and surgery and/or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Used eugenol oil couple days ago for toothache and the corners of my mouth still feel numb/tingly, is this okay?Or is it possibly something else?

Used eugenol oil couple days ago for toothache and the corners of my mouth still feel numb/tingly, is this okay?Or is it possibly something else?

Both...: Could be irritation from, or allergy to, eugenol (oil of cloves). Can also be from one of thousands of other problems. See your dentist for 1) evaluation of your soft tissue problem 2) treatment of your infected tooth...Eugenol will not cure the infection, just mask the symptoms. Please have infection treated before it becomes a roaring abscess. ...Read more

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Can chewing cloves often have bad or harmful side effects?

Can chewing cloves often have bad or harmful side effects?

Not usually but: Repeated, frequent applications in your mouth or on your gums can lead to damage to teeth ; gums. Clove should be stopped at least 2 weeks before surgeries because it contains eugenol which can slow blood clotting. It may be contraindicated with some bleeding disorders. Oral use of clove oil can be unsafe for children. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

Variable effects: Different people have different tolerances for foods like onions, even though they're very nutritious (as per dr. Fowler)! eat them ; you'll be getting lots of flavonoids including quercetin that help your immune system http://tinyurl.Com/kfpegph several servings a week can decrease risk of cancer. To specifically decrease oral ; esophageal cancer risk, eat 1/2 cup/day in some form. Bon appetit! ...Read more

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