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What happens if you accidentally lick battery acid?

What happens if you accidentally lick battery acid?

Very bad effect: Battery acid poisoning; hydrogen sulfate poisoning; oil of vitriol poisoning; matting acid poisoning; vitriol brown oil poisoning
sulfuric acid is a very strong chemical that is corrosive. Corrosive means it can cause severe burns and tissue damage when it comes into contact with the skin or mucous membranes. ...Read more

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I licked battery acid; not much. It say's 0% mercury added. It is called GoldenPower. Slight tingle on tounge 3 hours on.

I licked battery acid; not much. It say's 0% mercury added. It is called GoldenPower. Slight tingle on tounge 3 hours on.

Poison Control: I don't know what the equivalent is in Great Britain, but I would suggest calling your Poison Control Center or equivalent of to see what they suggest you do for treatment of the slight ingestion. Even if it was just a little bit, you need medical attention. ...Read more

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There were some problems in boat with battery acid. How quickly it affects, if there spread some drops to clothes or skin? In hours? In days?

There were some problems in boat with battery acid. How quickly it affects, if there spread some drops to clothes or skin? In hours? In days?

How concentrated?: The acid would cause burns on the skin. The lesions would show up in minutes to a couple of days, depending on how concentrated the acid was. If you washed it soon after exposure, you should be okay.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.

Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.

Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux and should be treated.
Perhaps a short course of a medication like Pepcid (famotidine) (over the counter) may imporve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your health to lick your yogurt lid everyday?

Is it bad for your health to lick your yogurt lid everyday?

No: As long as you are only licking the inside of the lid there should be no problem. It is sealed and in contact with the yogurt inside so there is no more risk than eating the yogurt. ...Read more

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Is ok to lick my wife vagina?

Is ok to lick my wife vagina?

Yes: It is okay and it is okay for her to lick your penis.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a dog to lick your vagina?

Is it ok for a dog to lick your vagina?

I don't know: Honestly, I don't know if it's okay. It does sound a little gross and I don't think you need a doctor to tell you that. Common sense is always the best medicine. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a cow lick infection?

Is there such thing as a cow lick infection?

Cow lick...hmmmmm: I don't know of any specific 'cow lick infection' but infections can be spread by cows (zoonoses) including anthrax (touching animal sores or infected skins), brucellosis/tb (via unpasturized milk), tetanus (cow pies), parasites (same) and rabies (saliva). As well, cows can spread a picorna virus causing deadly hoof and mouth disease in herds through saliva. I would only be liked by a cow I know! ...Read more

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My partner loves going down on me but he can't please me. How should he lick my clitoris?

My partner loves going down on me but he can't please me. How should he lick my clitoris?

Sexual techniques: Your question is out of bounds for medical advice. I doubt that even in person a physician would hesitate to answer this. But, I often recommend that patients talk to their friends, read sexual manuals such as "the joy of sex". I would be you already know the answer to your question. If you can orgasm with masturbation then teaching your partner how this works for you may be all you need. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you lick a pill & the pill contains something you're allergic too?

Tablet allergy: And why do you want to try that? And what medication are you talking about it? Most pills have a sugar coating, so probably you are licking sugar. Are you trying to harm yourself? ...Read more

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Why do people lick their lips?

Why do people lick their lips?

Usually dryness: This is to moisturize their lips. It can be a habit but the purpose of something like chapstick is to moisturize and protect the lips. This would be the most common reason. ...Read more

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What happens if I lick a toxic sharpie?

Why would you want: To do that?? Just don't do that. It's not a good idea. You can cause damage to your nervous system. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to lick somebody's anus?

Is it dangerous to lick somebody's anus?

Possibly: The strains of bacteria that live in/around the anus are often much more virulent (=aggressive) than those that typically live in the mouth. Std's are also more easily transmitted this way (thinks hiv, warts, gonorrhea) as the mouth has less defenses than typical skin, allowing easier invasion by the bad bugs! Plus, it causes awful halitosis:). ...Read more

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Could you pick up hookworms from your dog if they lick your face?

Could you pick up hookworms from your dog if they lick your face?

No: Hookworms enter your body when you walk on infected grassland, commonly infected from the feces of infected animals including dogs. The infection is not carried in saliva. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's harmful in any way to let my kitten lick my lips?

Can you tell me if it's harmful in any way to let my kitten lick my lips?

Dander: Dander is contained in saliva. If you have an allergy to the cat's dander - that is problematic. Any germs in the cat's mouth can also be transmitted to you in this manner. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to lick the envelopes to seal them, given out at public banks?

Is it dangerous to lick the envelopes to seal them, given out at public banks?

Licking envelopes: The biggest risk is generally just a paper cut to your tongue, which does hurt a bit. ...Read more

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Everytime I lick my lips in like 6 seconds they turn white & dry. Should I stop doing this?

Everytime I lick my lips in like 6 seconds they turn white & dry. Should I stop doing this?

Yes.: Wear an unscented moisturizing lip gloss/balm. Avoid harsh soaps and medications that dry out your mouth. Stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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How do u teach a special needs child from right and wrong. Some of the things he does is eat sticks and lick rocks.

How do u teach a special needs child from right and wrong. Some of the things he does is eat sticks and lick rocks.

Persistence: Special needs kids are all unique individuals. What would for one may not work for another. Caring, persistence, and patience are always helpful. Unfortunately an alarmed reaction from us reinforces the bad, or inappropriate behavior. Kids realize quickly that doing certain things will get a reaction and we end up in a frustrating cycle... Calm, persistence, often helps... Good luck. ...Read more

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I found a dog with out tags in a neighborhood. The dog did lick me. Any chance of rabies? I did receive the rabies shot but it's been 6 years or so.

I found a dog with out tags in a neighborhood. The dog did lick me. Any chance of rabies? I did receive the rabies shot but it's been 6 years or so.

No: You need to actually be bitten to get rabies. Next, very few dogs actually have rabies in the United States. Far more common in bats, raccoons, beavers, skunks than in cat and dogs. Finally, dogs with active, infectious rabies are aggressive, and this dog doe snot sound like it was. Not to worry.... ...Read more

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Why are my breasts licking and im not pregant?

Why are my breasts licking and im not pregant?

Breasts leaking?: You may have galactorrhea. It can be caused by certain medications or a tumor. I would discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Can having a dog lick your vagina harm you?

Can having a dog lick your vagina harm you?

Think of where your: Dog's tongue was before it went in your vagina. ...Read more

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How do I stop my kids from licking dirty things around the house?

How do I stop my kids from licking dirty things around the house?

They'll outgrow it: Toddlers and babies often experience the world by tasting it. This is normal behavior. The most important thing when you have children this age is to make sure anything toxic that they might put in their mouths is either out of reach, locked up, or preferably both. This includes any household product that's scented...If it smells good it will be eaten....Or any small objects like batteries etc. ...Read more

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Can you please list the risks associated with licking someones anus?

Can you please list the risks associated with licking someones anus?

Just generally: Un hygeinic and certainly all std'sand other infections can be transmitted to the the one doing the licking. Generally not a condoned activity in my opinion. ...Read more

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Is it good to suck or lick a vagina when doing sex?

Is it good to suck or lick a vagina when doing sex?

Cunnilingus has: Been found to be good for sexual health psychologically. Physiologically it also helps to stimulate the involved organs (yours and hers) to increase blood flow. However, it is also another means of transmitting sexual diseases (such as HIV, chlamydia, herpes etc.) that you cannot protect yourself from with a condom. Be careful whom you spend your time with. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lick the habit of me biting my own nails?

Can you tell me how to lick the habit of me biting my own nails?

Become aware: Become aware of when and situations in which you're biting
Visualize yourself with strong healthy nails
Pick one nail to protect, let it grow
Pick another and continue the process until you've successfully avoided biting all nails.
If you ever have urge, focus on just 1 nail to bite
Maintain healthy nails--healthy diet, manicure, pretty polish, cuticle oil ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to something like a puppy licking you?

Is it possible to be allergic to something like a puppy licking you?

Yes: You may be allergic to the dog's saliva. See an allergist who can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could lick the habit of me biting my own nails?

Can you tell me how I could lick the habit of me biting my own nails?

Get help if needed: Become more aware of when you are biting nails, what you are doing, etc.
Do something else-drumming fingers, twiddling, playing with a penny
Keep your mouth busy-gum, mints, water bottle
Apply something to discourage biting--Bitrex, hot sauce (frequently)
Get a manicure, wear pretty polish
If you've tried everything, it may also be time to see a professional. ...Read more

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What can happen if I lick a small amount of someones blood without realising it was on my finger?

What can happen if I lick a small amount of someones blood without realising it was on my finger?

Usually nothing: Most illnesses are not that contagious from licking a small amount of blood- oral transmission usually requires alot of blood intake. ...Read more

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