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Doctor insights on: Hem Incense

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Do Posh incense show up on a drug test?

Do Posh incense show up on a drug test?

Not likely: Not likely to show on a screen but significant concerns for overuse of such a substance. Seeing numerous cases of first break psychosis seemingly related to incense use. This is not a benign substance ...Read more

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Are incense sticks and candles carcinogenic?

Are incense sticks and candles carcinogenic?

Not enough info.: Of course, I hope not, but depending on the country of origin, safety standards while being made, etc. Anything could, theoretically have carcinogens. Cigarettes, for example, are legal to purchase and we know they're carcinogenic. ...Read more

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Could you please educate me on herbal incense?

Could you please educate me on herbal incense?

Herbal Incense: You might be referring to synthetic cannabis or marijuana, also known as "spice." it's a synthetic designer drug where unidentified herbs are sprayed with unquantified amounts of synthetic cannabinoids. It's a dangerous drug because, like with marijuana, it can precipitate psychosis -- and also you don't know what you're getting. Designer drugs are made to evade laws against them. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks involving herbal incense?

Are there any health risks involving herbal incense?

Yes: When companies sell smoking products labeled "not for human consumption, " a warning light should go off inside you. (they're designer drugs trying to elude laws against them -- and do have severe health risks like psychosis! why use names like "devil's dank" otherwise?) herbal incense is unidentified herbal material sprayed with unknown quantities of synthetic cannabinoid chemicals. Stay away. ...Read more

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Can burning incense cause health problems? What kind of problems?

Can burning incense cause health problems? What kind of problems?

Respiratory: Many people find the smell and smoke irritating to breathe. People with an allergy might have a really bad problem. Even if you think you enjoy it, it could be doing some harm. I wish it were not true, because I really like it myself and can't be near it. I don't know about other bad effects.
Sorry. ...Read more

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I read that there are 3 locations that hems only appear in the rectum. Is this true or do they develop in more than three?

I read that there are 3 locations that hems only appear in the rectum. Is this true or do they develop in more than three?

Yes: Anatomically there are 3 regions where the normal hemorrhoid veins ate located in the anal canal. These 3 regions can develop vein irritation causing internal and external hemorrhoids to occur in each of these 3 areas. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy was done no problems just 2 internal hem. And 1 external, banding proc. Done on one so far, after 2nd banding will ext. Shrink?

Colonoscopy was done no problems just 2 internal hem. And 1 external, banding proc. Done on one so far, after 2nd banding will ext. Shrink?

Maybe: Banding is more effective for internal than external hemorrhoids. Usually it takes some time a few weeks for the external hemorrhoids to shrink. ...Read more

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Over 9 yrs ago had one xt hem excised and tw intrl banded. Was told would have no problem with them. Can the ext one return? How do I know if skintag?

Over 9 yrs ago had one xt hem excised and tw intrl banded. Was told would have no problem with them. Can the ext one return? How do I know if skintag?

Can get new hemorrh: It would be very unusual to have the same external hemorrhoid return after excision but there are several clusters of veins around the anus that can all develop thrombosis which is usually firm and tender. A tag from previous hemorrhoid is usually thin, soft and non-tender. ...Read more

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Can incense smell harm baby?

Can incense smell harm baby?

Air pollution: It is not so much the odor as the effect it has on the nasal passages & lungs. We know these odors increase the nasal congestion in infants which increases their work of breathing. We know that smoke increases the risk of crib death, although incense has not been studied separately. What is very clear is that it does not in any way improve the life of baby. ...Read more

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Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

No: One of the problems is that "herbal incense" can mean anything, and can have anything, everything or nothing in it. Most of it consist of synthetic cannabinoids which are sprayed on inert plant matter. Some of these can be highly dangerous, causing seizures, psychosis, delirium and even kidney failure and death. Other are milder synthetics that do act like marijuana. You are playing with fire. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

No: These are generally some variant on K2/spice, which contain synthetic cannabinoids which are notoriously impure, may concentrate in some parts of the sprayed plant and not on others, and are associated with far more problems than with marijuana - including seizures, psychosis, delirium and long-term physical and mental health issues. ...Read more

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Can burning incense make me breath bad?

Can burning incense make me breath bad?

Yes: If you have asthma or allergies then burning incense or candles or even spraying room sprays or perfumes can lead to irritation and difficulty breathing. It should be noticed that prolonged exposures to many chemicals, including smoke from these things, could lead to health complications. ...Read more

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How to know what is aromatherapy and how does incense potpourri help?

How to know what is aromatherapy and how does incense potpourri help?

Aromatherapy: Is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials known as essential oils, & other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering one's mind, moods, cognitive functions & health. Examples of such oils are tea tree which is claimed to have anti-microbial action. Another is lemon oil which enhances mood, lavender as antiseptic, & sage oil to boost memory. ...Read more

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When hems bleed, do they shrink to a smaller size than they were before?

When hems bleed, do they shrink to a smaller size than they were before?

Not necessarily: The only hemorrhoid that may shrink could be if there is bleeding from a firm painful thrombosed external hemorrhoid that could resolve after bleeding. Otherwise as long as the hemorroid vein is connected, it will continually refill again with blood. ...Read more

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Can wiping too much or roughly by putting pressure on anus cause hem to occur?

Can wiping too much or roughly by putting pressure on anus cause hem to occur?

No: Aggressive wiping does not cause hemorrhoids however it can cause anal irritation, pain, bleeding. ...Read more

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When hems bleed, how many days after will they continue to bleed before stopping?

When hems bleed, how many days after will they continue to bleed before stopping?

Variable...: Hemorrhoids are swollen anal veins that are sometimes called anal cushions and are a common cause of rectal bleeding. They can bleed sporadically, periodically or continuously. Usually they will stop if and when the primary triggering factor is reduced or eliminated such as constipation, diarrhea, straining, hard stools etc. Hydrocortisone creams and suppositories can help sooth and palliate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get this medicine called hem-relief, a kind of haemorrhoids medicine?

Can you tell me how I could get this medicine called hem-relief, a kind of haemorrhoids medicine?

Online: You can get it online (example Amazon), but it may not be as effective as advertised... ...Read more

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Because mosquito-repellent incense is poisonous, what is the best alternative for exterminating mosquitoes?

Because mosquito-repellent incense is poisonous, what is the best alternative for exterminating mosquitoes?

Repellent: If you are looking for a more natural repellent for mosquitoes consider citronella, lemon eucalyptus oil, soybean oil, geranium oil, clove oil or fennel. These will help to repell mosquitoes but will not exterminate them. ...Read more

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If hems bleed and stop, then the following week bleed again, is this typical as they heal? Or should they stop completely and not bleed again?

If hems bleed and stop, then the following week bleed again, is this typical as they heal? Or should they stop completely and not bleed again?

Hemorrhoids can blee: Bleeeding hemorrhoids may stop bleeding only to start again if you wipe too hard, or sit too long. Make sure you follow good habits for life. Always use care. Sometimes they bleed and take longer to heal. See your doctor if it continues. ...Read more

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When a hem bleeds, how do you keep it from bleeding onto the shower floor if you take one after defecating? Will standing slow the bleeding down?

When a hem bleeds, how do you keep it from bleeding onto the shower floor if you take one after defecating? Will standing slow the bleeding down?

Hemorrhoids: If you are actively bleeding to this degree from hemorrhoids it would be a very good idea to be seen asap by a colorectal surgeon to determine the best course of management. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

Irritation: This is a form of air pollution that can cause irritation/inflammation of the trachea or bronchial tubes which should eventually clear without any specific treatment. See your physician if you develop wheezing, productive cough with discolored sputum, fever or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Is breathing in incense bad for you?

Is breathing in incense bad for you?

Breathing odors: Incense is a common part of many life experiences. It is not dangerous in almost all instances unless you have reactive airways and go into an asthma attack or bronchospasm when you inhale these strong odors. ...Read more

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Are herbal incense safe for your lungs?

Are herbal incense safe for your lungs?

Spice: Do not recommend use of Spice/ K2/ "Herbal Incense". Any substance can act as a pulmonary irritant. ...Read more