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Can a urinary tract infection keep meth in your system longer?

Can   a  urinary tract infection  keep meth in your system  longer?

No: UTI cannot keep meth in your system longer. However, I would be remiss if I didn't suggest to you that you NOT DO METH! it is very bad for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Do lung diseases result in increased dead space in your respiratory system?

Do lung diseases result in increased dead space in your respiratory system?

Dead space in lung: Dead space is a term used to describe an area of the lung where gas exchange cannot occur - it does not mean dead lung tissue. Everyone has dead space and it is comprised mainly of your airways. It is measured as a percentage. Dead space is affected by many variables including the size of the breath we inhale. Dead space typically decreases as we exercise because we take bigger breaths. ...Read more

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Can meningits be in the body for years, like tissu and bone.Can a paraneoplasitc panel help with piking up immune prob like mercury from vaccine toxins

Can meningits be in the body for years, like tissu and bone.Can a paraneoplasitc panel help with piking up immune prob like mercury from vaccine toxins

2 questions: Meningitis does not sit around for years & activate in adults.You either get it or not, usually within days of exposure or the germ leaves your system.The trace mercury in vaccines was different from the inorganic mercury causing brain damage.(Minamoto disease), as different as methanol and ethyl alcohol.One kills, one gets you drunk.The trace in vaccines never caused human disease, ...Read more

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From NJ, moving into a house in an apartment complex, which was vacant for 3 months.Could the pipes have Naegleria Fowleri in them due to inactivity?

From NJ, moving into a house in an apartment complex, which was vacant for 3 months.Could the pipes have Naegleria Fowleri in them due to inactivity?

Very, very unlikely: Between 1962 and 2016 - there have been no cases of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis from Naegleria fowleri reported in New Jersey. REF: https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/naegleria/state-map.html ...Read more

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~1yr black mold exposure unaware. Sinus symptoms 3 mo. Now had acute exposure; can nasal irrigation push spores deeper&risk dangerous fung infx? Or good2do?

~1yr black mold exposure unaware. Sinus symptoms 3 mo. Now had acute exposure; can nasal irrigation push spores deeper&risk dangerous fung infx? Or good2do?

Should be fine: Most sinus/respiratory symptoms related to mold exposure are due to an allergic type reaction as well as irritating toxins. Using irrigation to clear out the spores would help with both of these problems. Serious "invasive" fungal infections of the sinuses are rare and occur in people who have uncontrolled diabetes or severely suppressed immune systems. "Black mold" does not cause these infections ...Read more

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Can drinking craft beer every week lead to frequent yeast infections of the throat, and other parts of the body? How can I boost my immunity to yeast?

Can drinking craft beer every week lead to frequent yeast infections of the throat, and other parts of the body? How can I boost my immunity to yeast?

It's not the beer: I'm not sure why you're having yeast infections. Usually seen in people with immune deficiency problems OR those who've been on frequent antibiotics. Speak to your doctor, but enjoy your craft beer. Salud. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello, is breathing fumes from drain cleaner dangerous for the health?

Hello, is breathing fumes from drain cleaner dangerous for the health?

Not a good idea: These fumes can contain alkali which can cause erosions the tissue sof the mouth and lungs. They are also irritating and may lead to sneezing and coughing. Best to use these items as directed, try to get god ventilation and wear rubber gloves and eye protection. ...Read more

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Are there health hazards breathing organic chicken waste dust? I started to experience respiratory flu-like symptoms one day after treating lawn.

Are there health hazards breathing organic chicken waste dust?  I started to experience respiratory flu-like symptoms one day after treating lawn.

Potential.: There is a potential for histoplasmosis and candidal infection, but they usually do not present so quickly. I would consider an allergic or hypersensitivity response more likely. If your symptoms do not resolve quickly and completely i would see your doc for a listen and potential xray. ...Read more

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Does tobi (tobramycin) stay in your lungs or ends up everywhere in your body?

Does tobi (tobramycin) stay in your lungs or ends up everywhere in your body?

Inhaled Tobi (tobramycin) : Inhaled tobramycin tobi mainly acts on the lung and airways tissue, but it does get absorbed in the blood stream and can affect other organs. The dose exposure is smaller than intravenous drug delivery. ...Read more

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Could my massive flare up of asthma and bronchitis be caused by exposure of two hours to a smoky casino rather than a virus?

Could my massive flare up of asthma and bronchitis be caused by exposure of two hours to a smoky casino rather than a virus?

Toxic air. Yes: With your pulmonary history your lucky survived the 2 hours there. Perhaps you should bring your oxygen tank with you if you really have to play at the casino. In your case if you play you will pay. ...Read more

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What special features or mechanisms exist in the respiratory system to prevent a virus from being inhaled?

What special features or mechanisms exist in the respiratory system to prevent a virus from being inhaled?

Complicated: The hair cells that line our respiratory tract combined with mucous secretions, antibody secreting (iga) cells, and cells like pulmonary alveolar macrophages all help to prevent infection from reaching our lung tissues, but none are entirely effective. ...Read more

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I'm a chronic Lyme patient; anti microbial use has caused yeast overgrowth and now yeast die-off symptoms. Is colon cleanse nec. to flush toxins?

I'm a chronic Lyme patient; anti microbial use has caused yeast overgrowth and now yeast die-off symptoms. Is colon cleanse nec. to flush toxins?

Herxheimer Reaction: The die-off may be going too quickly. If you are using a doc prescribed medicine ask him/her about lowering the dose. If over the counter back off a little. Your body is killing off faster than you can expel the results. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more