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How does nitrogen mustard work in treatment of cancer?

How does nitrogen mustard work in treatment of cancer?

Changes DNA: In very simple terms, nitrogen mustard type drugs change the structure of a cell's DNA, and as a consequence, the cell can no longer divide and make new cells appropriately. Normal cells have a better ability to repair the DNA damage than do cancer cells. Thus, cancer cells are more susceptible to the affects of chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is primacor? Does the mustard procedure work?

What is primacor? Does the mustard procedure work?

Congenital heart: Primacor (milrinone) is a drug given by intravenous infusion to increase contraction strength of the heart while reducing blood vessels' resistance to cardiac output. It's used in the hospital and for outpatient infusion therapy of advanced heart failure. Dr. Mustard developed his operation to treat congenital transposition of the great vessels. It was the standard of care for many years. ...Read more

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How emetics work to induce vomiting and what is the complications?

How emetics work to induce vomiting and what is the complications?

NO!!!!: There is no longer any indication for emetics. They were once used in overdoses and poisonings, but there are way too many complications including injury to the esophagus, aspiration, and typically did not resolve the ingestion. Every er used to have ipecac to induce vomiting. That was removed years ago and is no longer used. ...Read more

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Why would you take magnesia, a stimulant, and strong coffee after an emetic for berry poisoning?

Why would you take magnesia, a stimulant, and strong coffee after an emetic for berry poisoning?

See below: Some poisonous berries like pokeweed or yew berries can cause heart block and low blood pressure, so that would be why one would take stimulants like strong coffee which contains a form of xanthine like caffeine. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) may worsen diarrhea and loss of potassium leading to further cramping; however, magnesium by itself may cause relief of muscle spasms. See your dr. & follow treatment. ...Read more

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I have celiac and have had mustard yellow burning diarreah for about nonstop 3 days. Anytime I take medicine it won't help. What should I do?

I have celiac and have had mustard yellow burning diarreah for about nonstop 3 days. Anytime I take medicine it won't help. What should I do?

Celiacs disease: Try a bland diet like rice bananas, shredded apple and carrots, soft boiled egg, plain yogurt, etc. If no better in a day or two see your gastroenterologist for a possible culture and diet. ...Read more

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Is there any anti emetics/ anti nausea drugs that I can take for severe nausea? I have allergies to all available. Any suggestions to safer ones?

Is there any anti emetics/ anti nausea drugs that I can take for severe nausea? I have allergies to all available. Any suggestions to safer ones?

Allergist can help: An allergist can review the reactions a person has had to medications and determine the next course of action. There is significant limitations for allergy skin testing medications except penicillin. It would be most helpful to identify the cause of nausea rather than just treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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6 week old baby normally poops once a day has been pooping after every feed the last day. Formula fed, poos are mustard colour and watery. Take 2 dr?

6 week old baby normally poops once a day has been pooping after every feed the last day. Formula fed, poos are mustard colour and watery. Take 2 dr?

:poop:: It is okay for a baby to poop after every feed. The watery consistency does not sound normal however and the baby may have a light stomach virus. I would feed the baby two feedings with pedialyte instead of formula. If the watery poop continues after switching back to formula, I would take the baby to be evaluated or if there is associated vomiting, fever or other symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does it take powder laxatives to work?

Help please? How long does it take powder laxatives to work?

Roughly 24: Hours. These are used in the maintenance treatment of constipation. They will be less effective at standard doses for a stool impaction. ...Read more

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What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

Several: Yellow prepared mustard is a good source of dietary fiber, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, and a very good source of thiamin, manganese and selenium. Be careful because it also contains a lot of sodium (like in salt)

read more http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/facts/spices-and-herbs/215/2#ixzz20bcyi422. ...Read more

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Do mustard seeds have strong antimicrobial properties?

Do mustard seeds have strong antimicrobial properties?

Yes: Studies of mustard seed oils have shown anti-microbial functions against staphylococcus aureus and e. Coli. ...Read more

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Is putting mustard on top of turkey before cooking unhealthy?

Not at all: Sounds delicious. Be sure to cook the turkey all the way through — this is unrelated to mustard or any other seasoning. ...Read more

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My family cooks with mustard oil very often. Is this healthy oil to use?

Ok: Vegetable oil in general is better. Saffola sunflower or vegetable oil are better. Animal fat is not recommended ...Read more

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My boy is 10weeks old. Some of family members suggest me to massage his body 3-4times in a week with mustard oil. Is this hygienic or healthy practice?

My boy is 10weeks old. Some of family members suggest me to massage his body 3-4times in a week with mustard oil. Is this hygienic or healthy practice?

Seems healthy but...: This is a traditional ayurvedic practice. I am not an expert on Ayurveda but have great respect for it. I am not aware of research on this, so modern science has little to say on this, but it seems safe. However, I would probably only do it twice a week and not use when it is hot out. See http://tips-for-lifestyle. Com/2011/12/18/body-oil-massage-body-massage-oils-mustard-oil-massage/. ...Read more

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When do you know if exposed to mustard gas?

When do you know if exposed to mustard gas?

Can't breathe: You won't be able to breathe or see. Your skin will blister. Your airway could swell, causing death. ...Read more

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What is the most effective antihistamine antihistamine with anti emetic properties?

What is the most effective antihistamine antihistamine with anti emetic properties?

Usually not: Antihistamine has minimal effect on vomiting although Phenergan (promethazine) may provide mild benefits. Zofran will likely be more effective. You need to find out what may be causing your vomiting first. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a serious mustard allergy?

Does anyone have a serious mustard allergy?

Not that I've seen: Mustard allergy is very uncommon, and very easy to self diagnose. It doesn't take most people very long to figure out they're having symptoms every time they eat something with mustard. Blood tests are notorious for giving false positive and false negative results, and are used far too often. The best way to identify and treat food-related symptoms is to consult a board-certified allergist. ...Read more

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How do you make an onion and mustard poultice for lungs?

How do you make an onion and mustard poultice for lungs?

Don't do it.: Sounds like onion and mustard are key ingredients. However I am not sure how you would apply it and I don't know of any physician who would recommend it. ...Read more

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Help can buspirone (buspar) have anti-emetic properties?

Help can buspirone (buspar) have anti-emetic properties?

Depends.: Buspirone is not an antiemetic drug. It is used to alleviate anxiety however if anxiety causes nausea, this can be alleviated by Buspar (buspirone). Buspar (buspirone), unlike the Benzodiazepines, which are often used as anti-anxiety, takes a little longer to become effective. ...Read more

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If I have a mustard allergy will I react to mustard algae?

If I have a mustard allergy will I react to mustard algae?

Not likely: Mustard algae is a chlorine-resistant form of green algae (yellow-green to brown in color) typically found in sunbelt areas that contaminates swimming pools and aquariums. Mustard food allergy is a reaction to the proteins in the mustard seed. This is an up-and-coming food allergy that can be severe. However, it's still safe to swim in the icky pool if desired. ...Read more

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Are mustard oil and sweet potatoes good for a hypothyroid patient?

Are mustard oil and sweet potatoes good for a hypothyroid patient?

Not useful: A hypothyroid person may take mustard oil and or potatoes, but one should not expect these items to help the hypothyroid state. If you are hypothyroid, seek a prescription from your doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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.
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Which emetic is preferred?

Which emetic is preferred?

Emend or zofran (ondansetron): Emend may be the most effective but it is exceptionally costly and many people will experience relief with generic zofran (odanestron) or other products such as Phenergan (promethazine) or compazine. ...Read more

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What is the most effective anti-emetic?

Emend or zofran (ondansetron): Emend may be the most effective but it is exceptionally costly and many people will experience relief with generic zofran (odanestron) or other products such as Phenergan (promethazine) or compazine. ...Read more

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Does mustard help with cramps?

Does mustard help with cramps?

What kind?: Cramps with your period or leg muscle cramps? ...Read more