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Doctor insights on: Is Triclosan Dangerous

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Is triclosan dangerous?

Is triclosan dangerous?

Possibly: Triclosan may alter endocrine function (thyroid) and might lead to the formation of possible carcinogens (chloroform). The fda is currently investigating these possibilities. ...Read more

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Is it true that dichlorvos is dangerous / poisonous?

Is it true that dichlorvos is dangerous / poisonous?

Yes !!: Dichlorvos (2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate or DDVP) is a organophosphate insecticide which is very toxic. ...Read more

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Is it true that toothpaste containing 1000 bbm is dangerous ?

Is it true that toothpaste containing 1000 bbm is dangerous ?

No if used properly: Most toothpaste today contains between 1000 ppm & 1450 ppm fluoride, usually in the form of sodium Fluoride or sodium monofluorophosphate (mfp). Prescription strength Fluoride toothpaste generally contains 5, 000 ppm sodium Fluoride toothpaste.This type of toothpaste is used in the same manner as regular toothpaste. It is well established that sodium Fluoride is safe & effective to prevent cavities. ...Read more

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Why is bpa considered dangerous?

Why is bpa considered dangerous?

Estrogen effects: Bpa has been shown to have mild estrogenizing effects. While not awful, they are there, and most people don't want them. However there are a lot of other things in the environment, such as air fresheners, perfumes, and cosmetics, that also have the same effect. So avoiding one thing and not the others doesn't help. ...Read more

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Is it true that aspartame is dangerous to human health?

Is it true that aspartame is  dangerous to human health?

No: You can read all kinds of nonsense on the internet and wild paranoid theories, but there are no true studies that say that aspartame is dangerous to humans (unless you have phenylketonuria, a rare disorder). The fda would remove it from the market if it was truly thought to be dangerous. The best rule of thumb is "everything in moderation". ...Read more

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How dangerous is nutrasweet?

How dangerous is nutrasweet?

Aspartame: Critics of aspartame (contained in nutrasweet) indicate that it contains phenylalanine which can decrease serotonin levels. Aspartic acid reportedly has been linked to migraine headaches, problems with sleep, nausea and visual problems. ...Read more

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Is it true sulphur soap has dangerous health effects and linked to cancer?

Is it true sulphur soap has dangerous health effects and linked to cancer?

No: Every product has some crook claiming it causes cancer or other adverse health effects. These people are pretending to be your friends and protecting you from wicked soap-producers in order to sucker you into buying worthless products. Under a weird law in California, EVERYTHING has to be labeled as causing cancer, and I think this is the source of this particular story. ...Read more

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What is magnesium peroxide compound? Is it safeto ingest?

What is magnesium peroxide compound? Is it safeto ingest?

Don't ingest.: Dr raff already did an excellent job of discussing what magnesium peroxide is. It should not be ingested. Ingestion can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain & bloating, belching & oral irritation. ...Read more

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Is talc 'extremely toxic'?

Is talc 'extremely toxic'?

It is considered: Fairly harmless on skin and with ingestion. Here is the problem, when inhaled in significant quantities it can cause inflammation of respiratory system and can be a cause of acute death. So, even if not intended, accidental inhalation can cause serious problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe that sodium fluoride is still used in toothpaste?

Is it safe that sodium fluoride is still used in toothpaste?

Reduces cavities: Topically applied fluoride, such as found in toothpaste, has several beneficial effects. It both makes the tooth enamel more resistant to acid and makes it easier for demineralization enamel to pick up minerals. It also helps to reduce the amount of acid the bacteria in the mouth make and interfers with the bacterias ability to stick to the teeth. All of this reduces tooth decay. ...Read more

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Is alcohol-containing mouthwash harmful?

Is alcohol-containing mouthwash harmful?

Depends: Depends on who and how using it. If you are not child, pregnant woman or alcoholic, and if you use it as intended and directed than it is not harmful. ...Read more

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How dangerous is yersinia?

How dangerous is yersinia?

Most of time okay...: I assume you're talking about the yersinia that causes diarrhea and abd discomfort. Most cases do not merit treatment. In people with co-morbidities (diabetes, suppressed immune system) and those with severe disease (the bacteria is in the blood stream and they're septic), then it can be dangerous and treatment is needed. Most of the time cases get better on their own. ...Read more

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How dangerous is celluitus?

How dangerous is celluitus?

What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more

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Is insecticide chemical harmful?

Is insecticide chemical harmful?

Yes : Please don't play with or consume insecticides. If you have done so conttact poison control and/or go to an emergency department. ...Read more

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How dangerous is tetanus?

How dangerous is tetanus?

Serious Disease: Tetanus is very serious disease and although many will recover with treatment others may be fatal It is a preventable disease with proper immunisation ...Read more

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Is cannabis a dangerous drug?

Is cannabis a dangerous drug?

Yes: Please don't believe the hype of cannabis being "safe". There are serious side-effects associated with use and overuse of the drug. ...Read more

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Why is fluoride toothpaste safe while fluorinated water is not?

Why is fluoride toothpaste safe while fluorinated water is not?

Wrong statement: Fluoride toothpaste and water is the most widely used and rigorously evaluated for safety. It is well known that fluoride helps prevent and even reverse the early stages of tooth decay. ...Read more

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