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Doctor insights on: Ingested Mold

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What happens if you ingest mold off a pistachio shell?

Usually nothing: Ingesting a small amount of mold by an otherwise healthy person is not likely to have any ill-effects. ...Read more

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Mold ingestion. Really dizzy and not quite right feeling. What can I do to feel better?

Mold ingestion. Really dizzy and not quite right feeling. What can I do to feel better?

Mold exposure?: See a doctor right away and separate yourself from the source. There are varying degrees of medical illness depending on the type of mold. Some are quite serious intoxications / infections. ...Read more

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What can you tell me step by step how to eradicate mold toxins, ingestion of spores mold exposure etc. Vitamins, herbs oils and binders please help?

What can you tell me step by step how to eradicate mold toxins, ingestion of spores mold exposure etc. Vitamins, herbs oils and binders please help?

It's complicated: They only give us 400 characters here, not nearly enough space to answer this complex question. Eradicating mold often requires professional help; mold grows in moist places and often the source (like a leaky roof) must be fixed. There are many strategies to eliminate mold toxins. See http://tinyurl. Com/nbspamv
for a good overview, but I advise finding an integrative doc with expertise in this field. ...Read more

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1yr+ shadows on wall behind dryer are actually black mold; intake ambient air = sporesin clothes. Allergy. Symptoms 3+mo. Cleaned safely. What are my risks?

1yr+ shadows on wall behind dryer are actually black mold; intake ambient air = sporesin clothes. Allergy. Symptoms 3+mo. Cleaned safely. What are my risks?

Low risk: Black mold is problematic for people with definitive allergies to the mold but, if you're not allergic to the mold just being in the same room with the mold without disturbing the mold should not pose a health risk. There's a lot of hysteria about "black mold" perpetuated by companies that charge exorbitant prices to eradicate it...it's not a big health risk. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is 3 pieces of ingested bread with possible mold?

How harmful for your health is 3 pieces of ingested bread with possible mold?

Not bad: Aside from the yucky taste, there is no harm as your digestive track will get rid of the mold. Donate the rest of that loaf to the ducks at your local pond. ...Read more

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I think I have accidentally ingested a bit of mold now my sides killing ne and ovaries hurt but not on period!?

I think I have accidentally ingested a bit of mold now my sides killing ne and ovaries hurt but not on period!?

Not related: I doubt your ingestion of a bit of mold would have caused abdominal and ovarian pain. You may want to discuss your pain with your doctor to see if perhaps OCP might help your ovarian pain. ...Read more

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Can food ingestion cause hypoglycemia?

Can food ingestion cause hypoglycemia?

Of course: Commonest cause in non diabetics is the chronic ingestion of sugar. ...Read more

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What are the risks of ingestion of lead?

What are the risks of ingestion of lead?

Lead ingestion&poiso: Lead ingestion may have no symptoms, anemia is the first to appear anf if the level goes above 60ug/dl, and causes encephalopathy and seizures, abdominal pain.But if not treated there can be long term sequele affecting mental development and learning disorders. In adults it can be delirium, cognitive deficit, tremors, hallucination&convulsions. Abdominal pain, memory loss, kidney failure, weakness&depression. ...Read more

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Would a person die from bleach ingestion?

Probably not: But bleach is toxic and if ingested should be treated at hospital. ...Read more

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Pain between shoulder blades and ingestion?

Pain between shoulder blades and ingestion?

Be carefull: This could represent lot of things, the most importent two are:
1-gallstone.
2-acid reflux.
3-heat attack.
See your doctor for further testing.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How many days from ingestion of larvae to live worms?

How many days from ingestion of larvae to live worms?

All depends: What larvae? It is very important that if you ingested any larvae to see a gastroenterologist and get a stool sample. The kind of larvae is more important than knowing when they become live worms. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between insufflation and oral ingestion?

Is there a difference between insufflation and oral ingestion?

Yes: Oral ingestion is taking something in by mouth, eating. Insufflation is the process of blowing something in. Some medications are blown into the lungs, insufflation. Blowing insulation into walls would be an other example. ...Read more

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How do I find out if my child is allergic to food, specifically nuts without ingestion?

Several options: There are both blood tests and skin tests that can be done to see if possible allergies to specific foods/exposures. Would work in concert with your doc or allergist, as these tests can be a little misleading at times - just because something comes back "positive" does not always mean a true clinical allergy exists. Ingestion trials should only be done in a qualified allergist office- just in case! ...Read more

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For reference, how does spider transmit diseases to humans? Is it because of the ingestion of eggs? How do you know if you contract the disease?

Spiders don't: Spiders do not transmit disease to humans. A bite from a venomous spider such as a Black Widow or Brown Recluse can cause, at times, serious symptoms that are usually treated with supportive care. Ticks, mosquitos and fleas transmit a number of diseases. ...Read more

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What's the implication of ingestion?

What's the implication of ingestion?

Tell us more, please: What did you swallow? [or did you mean indigestion? ] we'd like to help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ingestion?

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What is the definition or description of: ingestion?

Ingestion: Is the consumption of a substance by mouth. ...Read more

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What can the ingestion of raw garlic do for the body?

What can the ingestion of raw garlic do for the body?

Raw garlic ingestion: It lowers your bad cholesterol and give you garlic breath and odour
others side effects, it lowers bp, reduces clotting of blood, increased resistance to cold and other viral diseases,
so it is upto you. ...Read more

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What are the major risks of target shooting and ingestion of lead?

What are the major risks of target shooting and ingestion of lead?

Multiple factors: Your exposure to lead is affected by type of weapon, ventilation, how many rounds fired, how many other shooters, wind direction. Otoh, the other kind of "lead poisoning" at the hands of a violent criminal are also real, so keep practicing. Consider choosing a location with good ventilation. Change clothes after shooting. Always wash hands. Don't eat until you decontaminate as above. ...Read more