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How do complementary doctors treat chlorine bleach overdose?

How do complementary doctors treat chlorine bleach overdose?

If they are good: They send you to a hospital. The term "chlorine bleach overdose" implies there is an acceptable dose, below which bleach is safe. There is no such a dose. Any ingestion of bleach is a medical emergency, and you don't have time to worry about whether your doctor is trained in complimentary medicine. Incidentally, nearly every medicine your doctor uses is derived from a "natural" substance. ...Read more

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Chlorine Bleach Overdose (Definition)

Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "Burning, red eyes, Chest pain, Coma, Coughing (from the fumes), Delirium, Gagging sensation, Low blood pressure, Pain in the mouth or throat, Possible burns on the esophagus, Skin irritation of the exposed area, burns, or blistering Shock, Slow heartbeat, Stomach or abdominal ...Read more


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Wanted to know if Ayurvedic treatments really work to treat thallium toxicity?

Wanted to know if Ayurvedic treatments really work to treat thallium toxicity?

No: It would be criminal not to use an evidence-based, 21st century treatment for something this deadly. Ayurvedic remedies are interesting but are at best adjuncts. If a person is crippled or brain-damaged after being poisoned with thallium, a variety of "alternative" / "complementary" medicines may make a person feel better or give hope / a sense of power. But don't expect any to remove thallium. ...Read more

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What do doctors use to treat peritonitis?

What do doctors use to treat peritonitis?

RxUnderlying Problem: Peritonitis is almost always secondary to an underlying problem in the abdominal cavity such as appendicitis, a perforated ulcer, or diverticulitis; therefore, rx is directed at those problems. Peritonitis may also occur due to chronic catheters in the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis, ascites)--this usually responds to antibiotics +/- catheter removal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how doctors treat antifreeze poisoning?

Can you tell me how doctors treat antifreeze poisoning?

Fomepizole: Ethylene glycol is the main toxic ingredient in antifreeze (though there are some safer antifreezes with different, less toxic ingredients). Blood testing is done to help diagnose the type of poisoning. Initial treatment may be nonspecific for lots of potential toxins (i.e., charcoal). Medical treatment of ingestion of ethylene glycol includes giving either the drug fomepizole or pure ethanol. ...Read more

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How do complementary doctors treat prolonged labor?

How do complementary doctors treat prolonged labor?

Unsure: I have no knowledge of a complementary doctor providing intrapartum obstetric care. The length of the labor is directly related to labor, delivery, and postpartum complications - so a prolonged labor does need to be managed in some manner to expedite a safe delivery, for both mother and baby. ...Read more

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How do complementary doctors treat blepharitis?

How do complementary doctors treat blepharitis?

Baby shampoo: Clean the lashes every morning and again during the day if needed with 1/4 strength baby shampoo. If this doesn't help, it could be an infection so you should see someone. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend i treat poison ivy?

How would doctors recommend i treat poison ivy?

See doctor: If the problem is a mild one, time will heal it. If the problem is severe, you will need to see a doctor who may prescribe some Prednisone pills or a cortisone injection for you. In the meanwhile, try apply some otc Hydrocortisone cream 3 to 4 times daily. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat laxative and enema dependency?

How do doctors treat laxative and enema dependency?

Depends on cause: Laxative dependency develops for lots of reasons: 1) desire for rapid weight loss/ eating disorders; 2) reduction of GI symptoms of bloating/fullness; 3) in the setting of colon & rectal dysfunction (e.g. Colonic inertia, rectal dyssynergia, spinal cord injuries); 4) a misguided sense that "cleansing" in good for you; 5) more... First, fix/ address the underlying problem. 2nd, stop otc laxatives. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to treat alcohol poisoning?

What do doctors do to treat alcohol poisoning?

Treatment: Alcohol poisoning is usually treated by monitoring the patient & ensuring that he or she does not choke of vomitus or stop breathing. The person is given intravenous fluids (& possibly glucose or thiamin) & supplemental oxygen. ...Read more

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I heard bleach baths are good for eczema. How do you take bleach baths?

I heard bleach baths are good for eczema. How do you take bleach baths?

Yes: I typically have patients take diluted bleach bath 2-3 times per week, using 2-3 ounces in 1/2 tub of water to help decolonize staph from the skin. These baths can be drying, so i usually recommend moisturizers after every bath and use care if the skin is open to avoid discomfort! staph toxin can flare eczema. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to treat acute alcohol poisoning?

What do doctors do to treat acute alcohol poisoning?

Tx: Alcohol poisoning is usually treated by monitoring the patient & ensuring that he or she does not choke of vomitus or stop breathing. The person is given intravenous fluids (& possibly glucose or thiamin) & supplemental oxygen. Accidental ingestion of methanol or isopropyl alcohol may require dialysis. ...Read more

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What medicine do they use for treating kidney infections?

What medicine do they use for treating kidney infections?

Depends: Antibiotics are chosen based on type of bacteria in the urine. Urine culture is done to identify the bacteria and the antibiotics they are sensitive to. ...Read more

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What to do if I am ergot(a poison used to treat migraine) addict. Any alternative remedy for that?

What to do if I am ergot(a poison used to treat migraine) addict. Any alternative remedy for that?

Try triptans, Botox: If you have migraines, try imitrex, (sumatriptan) Maxalt and other triptans. If you take cafergot, caffeine is part of the problem, esp. If you also drink coffee. Try a course of prednisone. If headaches are daily, Botox works the best. Take magnesium and vit. B complex. Switch to methylergonovine, a long-acting ergot instead of the short-acting ones used for migraines. It is easier to stop the long-acting one. ...Read more

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How do complementary doctors treat depression?

How do complementary doctors treat depression?

Meditation and ...: Complementary and alternative medicine doctors (or non-doctors) treat depression with multiple modalities including: meditation, diet, tai-chi, exercise, all of which show some benefit. Others use treatments with no demonstrated value such as blood irradiation, colonic cleansing . . ...Read more

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Why do doctors ask to take nystatin / chlorhexidine mouth wash is it scientifically proven to reduce neutropenic fever etc?

Why do doctors ask to take nystatin / chlorhexidine mouth wash is it scientifically proven to reduce neutropenic fever etc?

Oral related problem: Nystain rinses are anti fungal and used to treat candida albicans. Chlorhexidine is anti bacterial and is used to control periodontal infection. Are you having oral issues? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is sodium bicarbonate used in treating parakeratosis?

Can you tell me how is sodium bicarbonate used in treating parakeratosis?

It is not: Sodium bicarbonate is not a treatment for parakeratosis. You need to address the cause of this pathological observation. ...Read more

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When somebody is poisoned by ttx (tetrodotoxin), doctors will give them atropine to resolve the bradycardia. Why does this work?

When somebody is poisoned by ttx (tetrodotoxin), doctors will give them atropine to resolve the bradycardia. Why does this work?

Tetrodotoxin: read this: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ershdb/emergencyresponsecard_29750019.html atropine is a drug we try in many bradycardias hoping that blocking parasympathetics witll increase heart rate ...Read more

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How do doctors determine antibiotic dosages for babies?

How do doctors determine antibiotic dosages for babies?

Per kilo body weight: Most antibiotics have dosages by milligrams per kilo body weight per day; amoxicillin, for example, is 40-100 mg/kg/day, so an 11-pound (5-kilo) baby would get up to 500 mg per day, usually in 2 doses, so that's 250 mg twice a day, maximum. ...Read more

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How do complementary doctors treat chlorine bleach overdose?

If they are good: They send you to a hospital. The term "chlorine bleach overdose" implies there is an acceptable dose, below which bleach is safe. There is no such a dose. Any ingestion of bleach is a medical emergency, and you don't have time to worry about whether your doctor is trained in complimentary medicine. Incidentally, nearly every medicine your doctor uses is derived from a "natural" substance. ...Read more

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What problems can come from a chlorine bleach overdose?

Death...: Overdose implies deliberate intent...Seek help and don't do it! irreparable life-altering esophageal damage may occur if you survive -and that can be miserable indeed. ...Read more

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What symptoms make you think of chlorine bleach overdose?

Bleach poisoning: Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "burning, red eyes, chest pain, coma, coughing (from the fumes), delirium, gagging sensation, low blood pressure, pain in the mouth or throat, possible burns on the esophagus, skin irritation of exposed area, burns, or blistering shock, slow heartbeat, stomach or abdominal pain, vomiting" REF: >> ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Chlorine bleach overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Chlorine bleach overdose?

Bleach poisoning: Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "Burning, red eyes, Chest pain, Coma, Coughing (from the fumes), Delirium, Gagging sensation, Low blood pressure, Pain in the mouth or throat, Possible burns on the esophagus, Skin irritation of the exposed area, burns, or blistering
Shock, Slow heartbeat, Stomach or abdominal pain,
Vomiting" REF: >>>> ...Read more

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When i cough the mucus tastes like chlorine/bleach, any ideas?

When i cough the mucus tastes like chlorine/bleach, any ideas?

Possibly acid reflux: Or side efffect of meds u are taking. Discuss with your dr about it. (or did u ingest chlorox?) give us a feedback. Discuss with your dr about this sx. ...Read more

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Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

POOL CHLORINE: THE CONCENTRATION OF THE POOL CHLORINE IS SO TINY THAT THERE IS ALMOST NO CHANCE THAT IT WOULD HARM YOUR SKIN. ...Read more

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Hi I have an odor that kinda smells like chlorine or bleach or immonia one of those. And I don't no what's wrong. I took pills for BV . Smell not gone?

Hi I have an odor that kinda smells like chlorine or bleach or immonia one of those. And I don't no what's wrong. I took pills for BV . Smell not gone?

Probably still BV: You will need to be retested since you did not get better. Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Pain in my nipples after swimming at the pool with chlorine bleach?

Pain in my nipples after swimming at the pool with chlorine bleach?

Allergy: Painful nipples can be due to drying and or allergic reaction to swim suit etc. When the chlorine content is high in water/other chemicals then there is pain and irritation in sensitive areas. If her pain does not subside visit your doctor. ...Read more

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I inhaled to much chlorine while washing the bathroom with bleach and I am having difficulty breathing. I cleaned it in a closed room.

I  inhaled to much chlorine while washing the bathroom with bleach and I am having difficulty breathing. I cleaned it in a closed room.

It is imperative: that you leave the bathroom and get fresh air (out doors). Chlorine is denser than air -so don't lie in a low area. Seek medical care as soon as possible. In the United States - we usually have the fire department enter the room first to ensure that cause of chlorine gas is removed and that area is properly ventilated. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use chlorine or bleach that use in clothes to use as a disinfectant in root canal?

Is it okay to use chlorine or bleach that use in clothes to use as a disinfectant in root canal?

Yes: It is essentially the same product but in a different concentration. Home bleach is 2%. The sodium hypochlorite used for root canal procedures is 5-10 percent. ...Read more

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About 3 weeks ago I had a terrible head cold and recently when I cough it taste like bleach or chlorine and a lot of phlegm ?

About 3 weeks ago I had a terrible head cold and recently when I cough it taste like bleach or chlorine and a lot of phlegm ?

Normal: It is normal for phlegm to have a salty taste. It will clear up on its own. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can a doctor write a note to get out of swim for school if you have a piercing that can lead to serious infect. If in contact w/ chlorine?

Letter from a doctor: A licensed medical doctor has great power to help patients avoid certain activities when they will be injured or harmed by that activity. Doctors give notes to keep people out or work and out of school, all the time. Your doctor has to decide whether you have a real problem or are just trying to avoid work or school for no good reason. ...Read more

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I have lymphedema and my doctors told me it was treatable. Where can I go to find more info. On lymphedema?

I have lymphedema and my doctors told me it was treatable. Where can I go to find more info. On lymphedema?

Lymphedema: I would investigate the topic on the Internet, as there are numerous patient focused websites dealing with this issue. ...Read more

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Discharge smells like bleach? What is it doc?

Discharge smells like bleach? What is it doc?

Unusual : I would recommend you be evaluated for the discharge. You may have BV although your description is not typical. ...Read more

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Is hair damaged by bleaching treatable or should I cut it?

Is hair damaged by bleaching treatable or should I cut it?

That depends on : The extent of damage. I would encourage you to seek in- person consultation with a reputable hair stylist / beautician. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a fissure on your colon and is it treatable?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a fissure on your colon and is it treatable?

Anal fissure: Anal fissures are essentially cracks in the lining of the anal canal that develop due to trauma, most commonly passage of dry hard stool. It is definitely treatable. Many topical medications have been tried with varying success rates. A short surgical procedure called tailored lateral internal sphincerotomy has the best success rates. ...Read more

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How do I remove stretch marks from bleaching without doing surgery or visiting the doctor??

How do I remove stretch marks from bleaching without doing surgery or visiting the doctor??

Stretch marks: are not caused by bleaching. If they do not go away after weight loss or delivery there is no way to get rid of them except possibly a laser or other procedure which would require a doctor. No surgery would help. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

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