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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

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?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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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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Is acute alcohol ingestion the same as alcohol overdose?

Is acute alcohol ingestion the same as alcohol overdose?

Severity: Acute alcohol ingestion literally means that you have just drunk alcohol. Alcohol intoxication means that you have drunk enough alcohol that you are "drunk" or impaired (often, but not always, associated with a "high" feeling due to activation of the Dopamine reward system). Alcohol overdose or alcohol poisoning refers to drinking so much that your brain can't manage things like breathing. ...Read more

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What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

Hard to pee, red ski: May tighten up the bladder and make the skin turn red, can cause hallucinations ...Read more

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What would happen if someone took an orphenadrine but broke the pill up before ingestion?

What would happen if someone took an orphenadrine but broke the pill up before ingestion?

Was this ER Orphenad: If this was immediate release, it is safe. As with most extended release medications, they should not be broken, crushed, or chewed. Doing so can increase the amont of active ingredient "dumped" into the body and cause unwanted side effects. Always read your label or ask your pharmacist to see if this would be safe with your dosage form being taken. ...Read more

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How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?

How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?

Consult a doctor: If you have swallowed a sharp object it could cause bleeding anywhere along your GI tract, from mouth to anus. This is a potentially serious event that should be evaluated and monitored properly. I would either consult your personal physician immediately or present yourself to an emergency room or both. Please seek proper medical attention. This is not the place. ...Read more

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Onset of cyanide ingestion poisoning? When do you know you are safe when how many hours have passed and you don't have any symptoms?

Cyanid poisoning: This is a very unusual question. Cyanide in any dose is potentially deadly. No one is safe when exposed. If you think you have been poisoned seek help and get tested. ...Read more

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So if a baby ingested a small button battery and it stuck wouldn't it produce severe signs/sx if it were damaging tissues by a week post ingestion?

So if a baby ingested a small button battery and it stuck wouldn't it produce severe signs/sx if it were damaging tissues by a week post ingestion?

Yes, but: Small button batteries can be extremely toxic. They may not produce significant symptoms until it is "too late". I would recommend that your baby be evaluated by a pediatrician and consideration be given to an x-ray to make sure that the button battery is not stuck somewhere. ...Read more

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What to do for gas trouble and ingestion?

What to do for gas trouble and ingestion?

Food diary: Keep food diary to determine what foods may be causing your symptoms. Beano (over the counter) may help if difficulty digesting certain foods. If heart burn, can take acid acid reflux medicine. Simethicone can help with gas. If symptoms persist, then please see doctor to get checked out for any other underlying issues. ...Read more

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Consume alcohol once after spicy dinner. Any other cure for that ingestion?

Consume alcohol once after spicy dinner. Any other cure for that ingestion?

Spicy helped?: Alcohol can damage the stomach lining, like food acid, stomach acid, or bacteria. Beer has lots of carbs which may buffer a spicy meal, or a small amount of wine. Antacids, acid blocking medications are available over the counter, stronger by prescription for daily heartburn that persists. ...Read more