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Medical uses for alum?

Medical uses for alum?

Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of the ashitaba plant?

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Could heroin have any medical uses?

Afraid not. ..: The risk to benefit ratio is way too big. ...Read more

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What are medical uses for mescaline?

What are medical uses for mescaline?

Not modern medicine: Technically, there are no modern medical uses for mescaline, the active hallucinogen in peyote and san pedro cactus. It's illegal except in native american church ceremonies. In these contexts, the intent is to use the plant substances for guidance, decision making, healing, and remaining in balance w/the natural world. It is far from a recreational experience. ...Read more

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Is there any medical use for cocaine?

Is there any medical use for cocaine?

Not really: It's only medical use is in certain procedures, such as rhinoplasty because it has numbing properties and vasoconstriction properties. It has no use in the mental health field. ...Read more

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Why do medical staff use latex gloves?

Why do medical staff use latex gloves?

Hygiene: Latex gloves are used to provide a barrier to keep the wearing from contaminating the patient and vice versa. It can also cut down the spread of infection. Most hospital staff such as food and cleaning also wear them to cut down risks. ...Read more

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Is there any legal medical use for peyote?

Not legally: Peyote is not a drug prescribed by physicians. ...Read more

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Which describes the medical use of calcitonin?

Which describes the medical use of calcitonin?

It's for bones.: Calcitonin is a hormone in our bodies which helps regulate calcium levels. It is producd in c-cells (appropriately enough!), which are scattered througout the thyroid gland. Calcitonin is useful in the treatment of osteporosis, particularly after a vertebral fracture, which can be quite painful. Nasally-inhaled calcitonin has pain-reducing properties which can be a big help with pain control. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses for krokodil. If any?

What are the medical uses for krokodil. If any?

NONE: Krokodil is derived from over-the-counter codeine preparations that have been widely available in many countries, including Russia. It's synthesis involves very toxic volatile chemicals that result in a highly impure compound that causes a violent skin reaction in the area of injection, resulting in severe damage to tissue, often with gangrene, sepsis and potentially death or disfigurement. ...Read more

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What are some examples of electronics for medical use?

What are some examples of electronics for medical use?

In Your Hands!: Take a look at the smart phone you have in your hand. In the next two years, you will likely understand more about your body and physiology than you would have in a lifetime outside of the medical field. The question is, how will you use your 14yo insight to help us in the medical field achive optimal health for all? Plug in and help us out!! ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is medical use for cocaine?

Please let me know if there is medical use for cocaine?

Topical anesthetic: Only as a topical anesthetic in a hospital setting in extremely rare situations. Best to stay away from it in all other circumstances given it's highly addictive nature. ...Read more

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Lots of people use the term neurotic casually, what does it mean medically?

Lots of people use the term neurotic casually, what does it mean medically?

Conflict: In psychoanalysis, neurosis is a functional mental disorder that has no discernible underlying anatomic cause. The symptoms -- which can be all kinds of things, including anxiety, phobias, and compulsions, etc -- arise from an intrapsychic conflict between unconscious fantasies and the defenses they arouse. The person simultaneously expresses, and fears to fully express, the impulses. ...Read more

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Is pedialyte solution safe for everyone? Why does it say to use under medical supervision?

Is pedialyte solution safe for everyone? Why does it say to use under medical supervision?

Generally: This material is similar to the IV solution we use in hospitals. It is safe but silly to use in adults who can use 1/2 sterngth Gateraid for a similar effect. Like any product it can be used inappropriately. No person at any age should go on this product exclusively. It is not a substitute for oral nutrition and can be given in excess at any age causing problems from excess intake. ...Read more

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Medically will it be alright to use an electric mattress in moderate night temp say +4°c and above?

Medically will it be alright to use an electric mattress in moderate night temp say +4°c and above?

Controversy: Typically you will not want to raise your body temperature throughout the night with mattress warmer. Can cause changes to sleep and hormonal balance. If you can see if you can set a timer to stop heating after about 30 minutes which is about the time that many people start going into a deeper sleep. ...Read more

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What is the medical use of heroin? How often is it used nowadays? Do medical circles use it in powder form? Please, answer all of these questions. Thx

Answer questions: It is hard to answer all these questions. If you can, please go online and learn about heroin. If you don't have a computer for this please go to the nearest Library and they will point you in the right direction.

Once you have read some of the information feel free to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the medical use of st. John's wort?

What is the medical use of st. John's wort?

Improves mood: One of the natural remedies that actually has some strong scientific evidence for effectiveness treating dysthymia / mild depression / the blues. Talk with your physician first as there are some important drug interactions & some risks. If a person is having any thoughts of harming onesself, don't self-medicate but talk with a physician first. ...Read more

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What is the medical use of mupirocin?

What is the medical use of mupirocin?

Topical antibiotic: It is a topical antibiotic. In my practice it is particularly useful as it doesn't really have the risk of allergic contact dermatitis as does bacitracin, neosporin or other similar otc antibiotic treatments. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses for herbal sage?

What are the medical uses for herbal sage?

Several: Orally, sage (salvia officinalis) extract can be used for loss of appetite, digestive complaints, hot flashes, dysmenorrhea, and also possibly memory enhancement in alzheimer's disease. Some research supports this last one: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/12605619? Dopt=abstract topically, sage can help various inflammations: herpes labialis, pharyngitis, stomatitis, gingivitis, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any actual medical use for amphetamines?

Is there any actual medical use for amphetamines?

Yes: The main one is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in which d-amphetamine or a combination of d- and l-amphetamines are the drugs of choice in this condition. The doses used are much lower than the doses of abuse, and in adhd there is seldom the tolerance, craving or withdrawal symptoms of addiction. They are also used for narcolepsy and as adjuncts in treatment-resistant depression. ...Read more

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What would you say are medical uses for ketamine?

What would you say are medical uses for ketamine?

Anesthetic: Ketamine is an intravenous anesthetic. It can also be used in low doses for sedation and analgesia (pain relief). ...Read more

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What is medically defined as 'heavy' cannabis use?

What is medically defined as 'heavy' cannabis use?

No Set Guidelines: Heavy use is not well defined because the method of use factors into use. Edibles have higher doses, then smoking. Currently concentrates present with the highest doses. If you want a general ballpark, anything over 5 times per day can be considered heavy. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of sodum apple of africa?

What are the medical uses of sodum apple of africa?

Calotropis procera: "Traditionally Calotropis is used alone or with other medicinals (Caius 1986) to treat common disease such as fevers, rheumatism, indigestion, cough, cold, eczema, asthma, elephantiasis, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (Das 1996). According to Ayurveda, dried whole plant is a good tonic, expectorant, depurative, and anthelmintic." ...Read more

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Please answer! What medical uses is cannabis used for?

Please answer! What medical uses is cannabis used for?

Several: Cancer, Migraines, Chronic Pain, IBD/IBS, Seizures, Hepatitis C, HIV, AIDS, Cachexia, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, PTSD, Difficulty Sleeping due to Pain. There are several more but these are generally considered acceptable conditions across the 25 medically legal states. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

ADD & ADHD: A smoother longer acting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). 20-70mg is dosage range controlled drug. ...Read more