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Ingestion (Overview)

Is the consumption of a substance by mouth.


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My 2 friends also use the same weed that I use. They are 100% normal but I m feeling still depersonalize. I use it one month ago through ingestion.?

My 2 friends also use the same weed that I use. They are 100% normal but I m feeling still depersonalize. I use it one month ago through ingestion.?

Risky business: Knowing what to expect when taking an illicit substance like marijuana is like a roll of the dice. So you can't know what will happen to you based on what happens to others.

That's even more the case when it comes to how it affects your mind. Some people feel calmer and some get agitated or hallucinate. ...Read more

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Ingestion (Overview)

Is the consumption of a substance by mouth.


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

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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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

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What can I take to treat foreign body ingestion?

What can I take to treat foreign body ingestion?

Generally: Generally foreign bodies pass on their own. If the foreign does not pass the pylorus you may need endoscopy to retrieve it. ...Read more

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I usualy eat some mixture of fruits all together. I heard that you should not do this but separate in time the ingestion.?

I usualy eat some mixture of fruits all together. I heard that you should not do this but separate in time the ingestion.?

Either way is fine!: People can enjoy fruit salad, fruit smoothies, or individual fruits, all without any digestive problems. All the fruits are mixed up in the stomach anyway. If a person is overweight or has a strong family history of diabetes, he should realize that fruits have a lot of sugar. ...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?

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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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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I'v compulsive hair eating since years. I chew it into small pieces before ingestion. Just curious what procedure will b used to detect their presence?

I'v compulsive hair eating since years. I chew it into small pieces before ingestion. Just curious what procedure will b used to detect their presence?

Trichobezoar: Is a trapped mass in the gastrointestinal tract, usually stomach, formed from ingestion of hair (tricophagia). It is rare and most commonly associated with trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling). Endoscopy or UGI study are usually sufficient for detection and should be performed in presence of signs / symptoms of "rapunzel" syndrome. ...Read more

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I feel very tired for hours after ingestion sugar (even just 10g). I've tested myself multiple times for diabetes, but I don't have it. What could it be? Thank you

I feel very tired for hours after ingestion sugar (even just 10g). I've tested myself multiple times for diabetes, but I don't have it. What could it be? Thank you

Reactive hypoglycemi: Some people develop reactive hypoglycemia after eating sugar products as their body secretes too much insulin for them when their blood sugar rises and instead of bringing their blood sugar to normal, the sugar drops too low causing fatigue and at times weakness. A 4-6 hr glucose tolerance test Is diagnostic. ...Read more

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