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How can you tell if an onion is rotten?

How can you tell if an onion is rotten?

Soft or firm: Onions can keep a long time in a cool, dark space. An onion is usually rotten if it is soft/mushy. If it is firm, it should be ok...Even if it has started growing a greenish plant from the middle. Just cut that part out. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about the health benefits of garlic and onions?

What can you tell me about the health benefits of garlic and onions?

Garlic and onions: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-300-garlic.aspx?activeingredientid=300&activeingredientname=garlic AND See: onions

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Can you tell me how come you can get e/coli from lettuce, green onions ect should be washed before you eat but, mushrooms?

Can you tell me how come you can get e/coli from lettuce, green onions ect should be washed before you eat but, mushrooms?

They can all have it: Any produce grown or processed near livestock or meat products may be contaminated by e. Coli. In general, you should wash your produce carefully and consider steaming, boiling or sauteing your vegetables, if you are worried about getting sick. Make sure you cut vegetables first before cutting meat or use separate cutting boards or wash board in hot, soapy water after cutting meat. ...Read more

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I saw a medical tv show about urine. I decided to taste mine, it tastes like onions? Can anybody tell me why my urine tastes like onions??

I saw a medical  tv show about urine. I decided to taste mine, it tastes like onions? Can anybody tell me why my urine tastes like onions??

Urine taste: Urine is the product of our kidneys, which filters out impurities and other excesses that our body will not use. Certain metabolic conditions can change the odor, and possibly taste of urine, but your experience is likely the result of your recent dietary intake. If you are otherwise healthy, it would be highly unlikely that you have a metabolic condition. ...Read more

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If I garlic, onion, cabbage & vinegar based food, my pee will smell just like those things I mentioned for a day or so. Can you tell me why? Worried!

If I garlic, onion, cabbage & vinegar based food, my pee will smell just like those things I mentioned for a day or so. Can you tell me why? Worried!

That is normal...: What you smelled is entirely normal and expected because not all the ingredients of what you consumed will be metabolized to become odorless, but freely filtered through the kidneys leading to the smell you reported. That will not hurt you; do not worry about it. To testify such, you may stop consuming these kinds of foods for 1 week and see if the offensive odor may fade. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have a rotten vagina smell that is continously can you tell me what causes this?

I have a rotten vagina smell that is continously can you tell me what causes this?

Yes, I can: Most likely an infection caused by a few possible bugs or a combination. You need a complete exam and tests done and then specific treatment.--and if you are sexually active, you need to tell your partner(s). ...Read more

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I have a bad odor to my urine, almost like rotten apple juice. It is dark and cloudy. Could you please tell me what is causing this?

I have a bad odor to my urine, almost like rotten apple juice. It is dark and cloudy. Could you please tell me what is causing this?

Urine Odor: it could be from foods that are ingested. Some foods like asparagus are notorious for this. You also could have s bladder infection. You may want to see you doctor and have a urinalysis to make sure there is nothing wrong. ...Read more

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Everytime I go to the restroom my urine is dark and cloudy and it smells like rotten eggs. Can you tell me what's going on?

Everytime I go to the restroom my urine is  dark and cloudy and it smells like rotten eggs. Can you tell me what's going on?

Infection?: Possibly a urinary tract infection. Stay hydrated and get a urinalysis to exclude infection if you have symptoms of pain or burning or frequency. ...Read more

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I keep on burping like rotten egg can you please tell what causes this every time i burp is smell's like rotten egg my stomach keep's making funny sounds

I keep on burping like rotten egg can you please tell what causes this every time i burp is smell's like rotten egg my stomach keep's making funny sounds

You : You are suffering from acid reflux (stomach producing too much acid that is refluxing into your esophagus and causing belching).You need to start taking an over the counter medication like Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. In addition, reduce acidic and spicy foods, decrease caffeine intake, and chocolate as well. Often time this acid reflux can be a clue to more serious problems like stomach ulcers or esophagitis. Therefore i recommend you visit your primary care doctor for work up and treatment for this problem. Best of luck. ...Read more