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Can you get lockjaw from being exposed to, or drinking sewage water?

Can you get lockjaw from being exposed to, or drinking sewage water?

Exposed - yes: Lock jaw is a result of a tetanus infection, classically seen when the skin integrity is broken by a cut or puncture, imbedding the tetanus bacteria into the wound. I have never heard of a case of lockjaw from drinking contaminated water, but you could get other serious bacterial infections! ...Read more

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Dr. Randall Stastny
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Lockjaw (Definition)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockjaw Variety of causes, all serious. See a TMJ expert for guidance. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your ...Read more


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Does it make unpurified tap water that is contaminated with sewage and has no chlorine it safe to drink if you just boil it?

Kills pathogens: Boiling for 1 minute will kill gastrointestinal pathogens and is the best way to decontaminate water from pathogens. However, it will not remove chemical contaminants that may also be present in sewage systems. ...Read more

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I've had lock jaw 2 weeks nothing relieving it any advice using hot water bottle diazepam and massage?

I've had lock jaw 2 weeks nothing relieving it any advice using hot water bottle diazepam and massage?

See a TM j doctor: The most frequent reason fo RA locked jaw is due to dislocation of the disc in the tm joint. An acute closed lock can be manipulated releasing the traped disc and restoring normal opening.You should see a tm joint specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Can you safely drink sewage?

Untreated waste: Ingestion of raw sewage can lead to a variety of infectious diseases. It is not safe. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink hot water?

Food and Drinking: Of course. Not sure where this simple question is coming from. Billions of people are living who drink hot drinks all day every day. ...Read more

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How to encourage drink a lot water?

How to encourage drink a lot water?

Make it appealing!: Have you tried ice water with slices of lemons or limes, or even cucumber? They do this at spas; we could do this ourselves! having a pitcher of water chilled and ready to drink helps. And remember that we get fluid from anything that's liquid at body temperature, i.e., frozen juice bars, frozen yogurt. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink hot water always?

Food Questions: Of course. If not billions of people who drink tea or coffee all of the time would be in trouble. ...Read more

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Can you drink too much water in a day?

Can you drink too much water in a day?

Yes: If you kept drinking water all day long your body will tell you when to stop . If you were to ignore the symptoms of fullness you will most likely start to have problems. 8 to 10 glasses of water is healthy and if you are working out side in the heat you may need more. ...Read more

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How much water shoul I drink in 1 hour?

How much water shoul I drink in 1 hour?

When urine is clear: There is no known specific amount of fluid each hour or day, because everyone is different--physical activity level, weather, body sizes etc..Will determine the fluid need. A good rule of thumb is drink enough so that when you pee, your urine should be clear/faint yellow. If it is too yellow/dark, u are not drinking enough..If it is nice and clear, u got enough fluid. Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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How much water should be drink in a day?

How much water should be drink in a day?

Drink when thirsty: There is no particular amount of water needed by healthy persons, and no need to keep track of how much you drink. Drink water or other fluids as needed to satisfy your thirst. Otherwise forget it. ...Read more