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I was diagnosed w/ scolisosis.Today used lotion that has bee venom, potentilla, comfrey, camphor, eucalyp good?
2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?
Is smoking sleepytime tea dangerous? It contains chamomile, spearmint, lemon grass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves,orange blossoms,hawthorn, rosebud
Smoking is no good: Amon king at all is detrimental to your health now you are 17. Better reconsider and find a good sport to play ...Read more
What is healthier, basil from my garden, organic basil from farmers market or basil in jars of tomato sauce?
Fresher the better: The basil from you own garden and from the fartmers' market is apt to be the freshest and thus the best. ...Read more
Is 1 avacodo, handful almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, spinach leaves, tomatoe and onion a healthy lunch?
Yes: A very small amount accidentally ingested should not be a problem. For ingestion of more then a very tiny amount you should get to a doctor or emergency room asap. No one should ever ingest pine tar intentionally. ...Read more
No: Fertilization is done with nitrogen rich chemicals not strictly poisonous but obnoxious and potentially allergenic. Best not to play around until the fertilizer is absorbed by watering the lawn or until the next rainfall. ...Read more
Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.
Food allergy: If you ate the squash and had an immediate reaction (minutes to 2hrs) that included hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, throat tightness, vomiting or passing out then I would be concerned for a food allergy reaction. Would make an appointment with an allergist to determine what could be the culprit foods. Bring list of ingredients eaten that meal to appointment. Avoid foods until seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast growth?Vitamine, fenugreek, dong quai, fennel seed, kelp, l-tyrosine, watercress, blessed thistle, dandelion, red clover, aloe vera, pueraria.M, sepiliftii
Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)
Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin, hair,asthma: For therapeutic purposes moroccon cedarwood should be used only. It is in shampoos and hair lotions for alopecia (hair loss) good for eczema, dermatitis, skin rashes. Good for inhalation for asthma, bronchitis, hay fever. For external use only ( not to be swallowed). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?
Possibly capsaicin: The curcumin ; resveratrol are anti-inflammatory ; anti-oxidant with neuroprotective effects. There is a study suggesting capsaicin may damage neurons in 10 day old rats. I know of no evidence it can damage brains in humans; many eat peppers without obvious signs of brain damage but capsaicin might cause mild brain damage in some: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.1002/cne.902960310/abstract. ...Read more
Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup
Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which food is likely the one that cause such symptom. Throat closing is dangerous. I would advise you seek specialist medical advice soon. ...Read more
Cranberry, d-mannose, uva ursi, grapefruit seed, caprylic acid, potassium caprylate, olive leaf extract, marshmallow althea officinalis root, red rasperry rubus ideaus - are these safe ingredients ?
Yes: I don't see anything in that list that is dangerous. ...Read more
Poison oak: Some people appear to be immune, others become immune. However, you can gain or lose immunity, so to assume you can't get it if you never have before is foolish. People change as they age. I would never assume that i was immune at any time no matter what my past experience was. ...Read more
Yes: If you know you are juniper sensitive, you can be desensitized using allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots). For many people, this results in a permanent loss or reduction of sensitivity. Medications and avoidance also work, but symptoms will return after the medication is stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What natural oils and herbs should I avoid since I have hht? I suspect doterra vitamines are maken my nose bleeds worse! or is it juniper berry oil?
Call poison control : The best database on this is with your state's poison control center. They can actually tell you which supplements, herbs, essential oils, may have the potential to increase bleeding. If you're experiencing more nose bleeding now, it's it's best not to take anything until you know for sure what is causing this. Also, you need to call the dottera company back and let them know you are experiencing this. Speak to their clinical director/ceo. ...Read more
Subject: Natural Remedy--
Are Juniper berry supplements o.k. to take for cleansing the kidneys over a short period of time?
Exploding: Most current studies are moving to use of adult derived stem cells, which eliminate the controvery and moral issues of destroying embryos. Fat tissue and bone marrow are the most common donor sites, with adult cells that can become bone, cartilage, muscle (incl heart), nerve, pancreas, structural fat grafts, chronic wound healing and graft-vs-host problems (tissue rejection). ...Read more
It hurts some: If you are having a bone marrow biopsy, only local anesthesia is given and sometimes with sedation. As the bone marrow is aspirated, you will feel an acute pain running down the leg on the same side as the hip from where the biopsy is taken. Harvesting bone marrow for donation is done under general anesthesia. As the patient wakes up the hips will be sore for a couple of days. ...Read more
I am having slight chest discomfort. There is no pain of weakness with it bush the slight discomfort. Just looking for possible reason.
Ans: Could be many possibilities. Need more history. Do you exercise regularly? Do you eat junk or healthy food. And birth issues, etc... If the pain continua see your doctor for a good history and physical exam. Most likely at your age it is just chest wall muscular pain. But need a good history ...Read more
Saturday morning while driving in the bush a knob thorn hooked my finger and ripped it open. I think it probably needed stitches but were far away?
Approximare: Clean the wound well and dry it well .Try to bring edges together with tape or gauze with putting under too much pressure. The closer you can get edges together the finer the scar will b. Monitor for infection by watching for oain, redness, or foul drainage. Change dressing if it gets soiled. If in doubt get evaluation when you can ...Read more
I was wondering is it bad? I fell on this spiky bush and inside had a very bad odor and i had contact with it. When I took a shower I had red bumps
I brushed by (& touched) an Oleander plant bush outside near the sidewalk. Oleander is poison, right? What will happen to me or my stuff it touched?
I know all NSAID are hard on the Kidneys. But, which OTC NSAID is easiest? Please give direct answer no "beating around the bush PLEASE"
NSAIDS and kidneys: All NSAIDS even the ones bought over the counter can cause kidney damage especially if taken for long periods of time or if you have underlying kidney disease. None are safer than the other. If you have chronic pain and are taking them for a prolonged period of time, you should have your kidney function monitored periodically. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin are safe alternatives. ...Read more
I pricked myself on a knockout rose bush last friday. The swelling has gone down some, but it still hurts/itches in two spots. Is it infected?
Possibly: Without the ability to examine you and to take a more extensive history it is impossible to tell over the internet, but a particular fungus called sporothrix schenckii is responsible for "rose garden fever". Should you develop a raised area at the site of the thorn prick, or any other conditions suggesting inflammation, see a doctor asap. Hope this will not be necessary. ...Read more