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Medicine For Moth Ball Addiction
Repeated sniffing of: Moth ball vapors, licking or sometimes ingesting moth balls despite health risks. Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute ; toxic exposure. See http://npic.Orst.Edu/factsheets/naphtech.Html#acute ;. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more
Moth ball addiction: Is very dangerous. Inhalation of moth ball vapor or licking/ ingesting moth balls can have severe health consequences. Strongly encourage comprehensive medical evaluation to determine health status and working with an addiction psychiatrist.Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. ...Read more
Naphthalene mothball: Ingestion in children has led to vomiting, lethargy diarrhea, abdominal pain, v appetite, fever, pain w urination, dark urine, coma ; convulsions w acute hemolytic anemia, encephalopathy, kernicterus. Kidney ; liver damage have been noted. http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/naphtech.html#cancer . I haven't even touched on paradicholorobenzene mothballs. ...Read more
For the last year i've been having "old man" breath (moth ball smell). I don't smoke and I do floss and brush twice a day. Help?
Have there been any : Changes in your diet, overall health, medications or supplements you are taking? When was your last physical exam by your physician and your last dental exam and cleaning? Without this info, it's hard to figure out your problem see your dentist and physician and together they should be able to determine the cause and develop a treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my niece has just been diagnosed with hand, foot and moth disease. what has caused this?
Virus: "Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease" is a viral infection usually caused by Coxsackie virus. It is extremely common in the summer and can cause blisters or sores in the mouth, as well as on the hands and feet (Thus the name hand foot and mouth). It can also at times cause a high fever. Treatment is mostly supportive with Tylenol/Motrin/Advil and plenty of fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a moth ball taste in the back of my mouth. I have swollen gums on the back of my mouth and on one side on my back tooth. Could it be my wisdom tooth coming?
I've been having this pinching ache along the Fascia of my left foot near the balls, for almost 6-7 moths now.
Whats wrong with my foot? There isn't any swelling. 2 moths ago i ran in gym class. Since then inside top of my foot hurts when i put pressure on it.
Had tarsal tunnel surgery 2 moths ago and if im sitting for awhile my foot gets very stiff making it hard to walk when i get up, is this normal ?
Scar tissue: When the body heals itself from a surgical procedure, scar tissue is formed. This can cause stiffness in the area. After tarsal tunnel surgery, or any surgery, it is important to prevent the negative effects of scar tissue by performing range of motion exercises once your surgeon allows. I would contact your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For almost 4 moths the when I walk and put presure on my tipi toes it hurts like if my bones are breaking is a pain similar lay on it foot wrong.?
Possible reasons: Can't say for sure but there are possibilities. My first thought is this is muscle pain and you may not be top tone. Something like pain laying on the foot could be local nerve compression. Pain like the bones are breaking is severe pain and i first worry about nerve pain but bursitis and tendonitis pain could mimic this also. A careful examination may help clarify this for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few months now I have had wht seems to be a rash on my ball sack. That wnt go away.It not from sex i haven't had sex ever.Had scabies few moths ago tho?
In what areas. : Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic. Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute ; toxic exposure. See http://npic.Orst.Edu/factsheets/naphtech.Html#acute ; http://npic.Orst.Edu/factsheets/pdbtech.Html#chronic. ...Read more
Yes: Alcoholism and other drug addiction have genetic and environmental causes. Both have serious consequences for children who live in homes where parents are involved. More than 28 million americans are children of alcoholics; nearly 11 million are under the age of 18. This figure is magnified by the countless number of others who are affected by parents who are impaired by other psychoactive drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get help...: Most addicts do not want to stop and think that they can stop on their own. An addiction is hard to overcome alone. Drugs activate parts of the brain that make you feel good, but the good feelings last for less and less time and you need more and more of the substance to get the high. Contact a therapist or rehab program get help asap. ...Read more
Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attempts to cut down or stop using, significant periods of time spent using or obtaining the substance at the expense of other major life responsibilities, and continuing to use despite the knowledge of significant adverse effects on your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Docs specializing in: Drug abuse and pain management. Many different specialists may focus in this area, including psychiatrists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, and occupational medicine. Complex area, as this could involve rehab, drug withdrawal, and ultimate revision of medicines and treatment. Could include focus on opioids, recreational drugs such as marijuana or cocaine, but in some cases alcohol and/or valium. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I went to see my aunt today so wonderin what alcohol/drugs cause squirmin n lot more gigglin to she has history of alcohol n dtug addiction please hel?
Could be anything: Getting "high" usually includes a sense of euphoria and decreased inhibition. The symptoms you describe could be from abuse of almost anything or even represent an underlying medical or psychological condition. Have you talked to her about getting help? Also, not to be judgemental, but i hope you are not on all 3 of the medications on your profile at the same time. Opiates can be addictive. ...Read more
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