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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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I read that tattoo ink may contain Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Does exposure to these chemicals guarantee cancer? Can the body rid itself these?

I read that tattoo ink may contain Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Does exposure to these chemicals guarantee cancer? Can the body rid itself these?

Tattoos and Cancer: Studies show Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) exist in the atmosphere and are established human carcinogens. They are also concentrated in black tattoo inks. Tattoos introduce substances like this for life and the skin cannot totally rid itself of the PAH. However, exposure to PAH does not guarantee cancer. Melanoma and other skin cancers are found in tattoos but tattoo link not proven. ...Read more

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How close must you be to someone with radiated pellets implanted in his body, for you to have radiation exposure?

How close must you be to someone with radiated pellets implanted in his body, for you to have radiation exposure?

Radiation pellets: Very very localized therapy, not significant for those around the patient generally speaking. ...Read more

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Is exposure to household chemicals dangerous for my baby?

Is exposure to household chemicals dangerous for my baby?

Yes: There are different household chemicals, with different hazards. Even water is a drowning hazard. And the danger is not limited to chemicals; honey can be toxic to infants, and small pieces of food can cause choking. Don't fall into the trap of thinking, "chemical bad, natural good." or if you do, at least don't include poison ivy in the "good" category. ...Read more

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Concerned about exposure to chemicals, what to do?

Concerned about exposure to chemicals, what to do?

Why do you ask?: Nowadays it is impossible to avoid exposure to human-made chemicals, just as the world has always been full of Nature's chemicals. If you buy into the "pop" claim that you have "multiple chemical sensitivity" or that smells or some hidden chemical are making you sick, you will never feel well again. You can't go through life being afraid and avoidant. Focus on positives, especially fitness. ...Read more

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How long after exposure to strep does it take your body to feel its symptoms?

Depends on You & exp: Group a strep is variable in its effect. During the year there are strep carriers around (5+/-%) who seem never to get sick but can pass it on.Asymptomatic carriage in winter is higher. If u are susceptable (we can't be sure who) then u probably become sick within 3 days. U have 9-10 days to rx & stop most bad effects on kids. Simple office tests can confirm a sore throat is really strep & not viral. ...Read more

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How long does it take chemical pneumonia take to go away by itself? If it was from an acute exposure

How long does it take chemical pneumonia take to go away by itself? If it was from an acute exposure

Weeks: Chemcal pneumonia (or pneumonitis) causes irritation to the cells in the lung. Generally not an actual pneumonia like that caused by bacteria. Aspiration (from out stomachs) is most common. It can take days to weeks to resolve. Remember that the cells lining the lung have been damaged and are trying to heal. ...Read more

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Healthy living: has exposure to problematic artificial chemicals really been increasing over the last few decades?

Healthy living: has exposure to problematic artificial chemicals really been increasing over the last few decades?

No one knows: It is clear that modern society has introduced many new substances exposed to humans over centuries. That being said, there is no way to make an overarching statement about all artificial chemicals, their release, and their heath impact. Each item (voc, allergen, toxin, etc) based on its substance, route of human exposure, dose over time can have an impact. The health impact of each must be seen. ...Read more

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Which body fluids are potentially infectious during an occupational exposure?

Which body fluids are potentially infectious during an occupational exposure?

Any and all: Depending on the disease carried by the individual in question, any and all body fluids can be and should be considered potentially infectious. People like health care workers who are routinely exposed to bodily fluids must undergo special training in how to handle them safely and take regular vaccinations against things like hepatitis b. Treat all bodily fluids as potentially infectious. ...Read more

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What are the effects of chemical exposure? I was trapped in an office for 5 minutes was being fumigated for gnats. I immediately became violently il

What are the effects of chemical exposure? I was trapped in an office for 5 minutes was being fumigated for gnats. I immediately became violently il

Probably OK now..: In general the body is incredibly resilient and can heal itself quite well. Often brief chemical fume exposure may cause much symptoms--tearing, blurry vision, asthma attacks/trouble breathing, dizziness, long-term consequences of such exposure is unlikely. You got sick with the exposure but now fine (you are blogging), I think you are ok. If u are still concerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can the body rid itself of lead after lead exposure?

Can the body rid itself of lead after lead exposure?

Witgh difficulty: It has been shown in animal experiments that a supplement of vitamin b1 enables the animal to excrete lead. This has not been done in human experiments but it carries wifh it no danger. The common medicine for this is edta. ...Read more

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Can the body rid itself of lead, or does all lead exposure lead to accumulation?

Can the body rid itself of lead, or does all lead exposure lead to accumulation?

With megdoses Vit C: If course, if I had plumbism i'd stay out of the sun, i'd rid my self of the exposure, and i'd go for chelation therapy, immediately. ...Read more

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My face is much darker than my body due to exposure to sunlight. How can I fix this? Thanks

My face is much darker than my body due to exposure to sunlight. How can I fix this? Thanks

Time and Sunscreen: Three types of people: those who want to get more tanned, those who want to be less tanned, and those who are just right. If a person wants to be less tanned, he can stay out of the sun, and/or use sunscreen (and take some vitamin D because he won't be making much without sunshine). There are many good sunscreens including hypoallergenic ones containing titanium+zinc instead of chemical sunblock. ...Read more

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Could exposure to solvents and other chemicals in military aircraft maintenance cause long term health problems?

Please list: Specific chemical / solvents so that each can be reviewed. Would submit question about one chemical per entry. ...Read more

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Why does my body feels hot when touched? Its coming 6 and half months past HIV exposure with negative results. But my body feels hot. Please help.

Why does my body feels hot when touched? Its coming 6 and half months past HIV exposure with negative results. But my body feels hot. Please help.

Body Feels Warm: Body warmth can be due to a myriad of causes. Ranging from simple anxiety (causing a high output cardiac state) to low grade fever form an underlying infection. Acute HIV following exposure is unlikely - you're past the "window" period, but it is always wise to retest. If you have access to a physician, you might ask him to do a general work up with some screening blood test. ...Read more

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Is there any way to become fair? Well I was born fair but my complexion was darkened due to sun exposure, my certain body parts are still fair.

Is there any way to become fair? Well I was born fair but my complexion was darkened due to sun exposure, my certain body parts are still fair.

Sun changed skin: You can tell your skin type by looking at your buttocks, and comparing the skin their to your arms. A 45 year old person will have been exposed to hundreds of thousands of hours of sunlight, and the sun would have changed both the texture and color of the skin. Red necks, were irish farmers in the south. You must block all sun and use retinoic or glycolic acid, to get lighten and soften. Skin. ...Read more

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My body colour is dusky but my face is very dark compare to my body. I tkink may its bcos of exposure to sun. Now am avoiding sun light no improve.?

My body colour is dusky but my face is very dark compare to my body. I tkink may its bcos of exposure to sun. Now am avoiding sun light no improve.?

FACE DARK; BODY NOT: You are probably correct: the exposure to the sun will make your face darker, because it's exposed to the sun more than the rest of your body. It may take a long time until your face becomess lighter. So stay out of the sun or use a sun screen to protect your face from getting darker. Be patient. ...Read more

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Is it possible for exposure to chemicals cause memory loss?

Is it possible for exposure to chemicals cause memory loss?

Yes: There are many environmental toxins that have neurological impact. Some of this impact could be memory loss. More information would be needed in order to determine exactly what the impact of particular chemicals are. ...Read more