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Foods Containing Hydrochloric Acid
Salt: It is not hydrochloric acid per se but a salt of the medication, adding hcl makes the medication soluble in water which it may not be otherwise. ...Read more
See answer details.: Hydrochloric acid is a clear, colourless solution of hydrogen chloride (hcl) in water. It is a highly corrosive, strong mineral acid with many industrial uses. Hydrochloric acid is found naturally in gastric acid. ...Read more
How concentrated?: Concentrated hcl will cause a chemical burn. If you washed it immediately and it has not caused a burn, there is no need to worry. If it did cause a burn, it would depend on how deep the burn is, and how much of the skin is involved. If you have any concerns it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Digestion and anti-: Microbial. Acid facilitates digestion of foods. Stomach enzymes work better in acid environment. Acid also destroys most the organisms that we swallow with food and prevents countless intestinal infections. ...Read more
Burns: Yes, hydrochloride acid is a strong acid and causes significant skin burns from even brief contact. Any area so contacted should be thoroughly and rapidly rinsed in cold water. If there is bleeding or blistering see a doctor of go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more
Major damage: The acid will do serious damage to local tissues, but may or may not be buffered by the body's systems before it reaches the heart and damages the rhythm-producing cells. If you are considering suicide, please call your physician, or if you feel you will lose control, call 911. Thinking about this kind of thing is not right for anyone, and your life can probably be much better. ...Read more
Where?: Hydrochloric acid is a normal content of the stomach. ...Read more
Yes: Stomach normally produces hydrochloric acid. It is important both for digestion and for killing micro-organisms we ingest with food. ...Read more
Depends on drug: Some drugs neutralize acid, e.g. Maalox; others such as Nexium (esomeprazole) inhibit production of gastric acid. ...Read more
Non-acid Heartburn: Heartburn is a symptom that develops when stomach contents reflux into esophagus. Acid is a common cause of heartburn, but alkali, bile, regurgitated caustic ingestion, medications, food, pepsin, etc. Are all non-acid substances that can also irritate the esophagus & cause a "heartburn"-like presentation. Consider also delayed stomach emptying, stomach outlet narrowing, esophageal dysmotilities. ...Read more
Can you tell me if throughout digestion, hydrochloric acid (hcl) lowers the stomachs pH and this causes the enzyme?
Job, clean houses. Use toilet cleaner with hydrochloric acid along with 4 other cleaners in the bathrooms. I clean 12 rooms aday. Should I wear mask?
Msds sheets: Osha requires that all employers provide msds sheets on all the products that are used. Please review these sheets and make appropriate choices. Any on the job injuries may be grounds for a workers comp case. ...Read more
A burn: This is an acid burn. Hopefully you put the area in water to neutralize it. The area unless so severe should resolve on its own ...Read more
What do you recomend for hydrochloric acid poisoning entering the blood stream probably caused by pancreas.?
Unknown: With respect a condition I have quite frankly unaware of. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Give them a try. But only take them after you have several bites of food eaten, else the hcl may release against your stomach and cause you discomfort. ...Read more
Can any doc tell me what's the difference between omega 3 capsules and hydrochloric acid capsules?
Can you tell me if throughout digestion, hydrochloric acid (hcl) lowers the stomach's pH and this causes the enzyme?
Can you clarify?: The stomach ordinarily produces HCl lowering the pH and it is at this pH that the stomach enzymes work best. Further down, other enzymes are present that work at neutral pH. The stomach's acidity is largely about removing calcium from bits of bone. Does this answer your question? Best wishes. ...Read more
I have blood blisters on back of my hands and fingers I have hep b and c I have also sprayed hydrochloric acid at a job a long time ago also exposed to sun but wore sunblock and still got sunburn alot?
Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima & navy beans, mushrooms, oatmeal, peas & spinach. These can usually be eaten in moderation. More important than avoiding these might be avoiding alcohol & high-fructose corn syrup, as these raise uric acid levels. ...Read more