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Found a piece of melted plastic from a spatula in my food. Induced vomiting and am freaking out whether I ate some small pieces and how toxic it is!

Found a piece of melted plastic from a spatula in my food. Induced vomiting and am freaking out whether I ate some small pieces and how toxic it is!

Quit worrying: Small pieces of plastic from spatula are not toxic. It is food grade plastic, you can't digest it. You didn't consume enough to hurt you in anyway. ...Read more

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Severe pains on my left spatula bone and significantly swollen at the tip, but the pain is subsiding. What could be the problem?

Severe pains on my left spatula bone and significantly swollen at the tip, but the pain is subsiding. What could be the problem?

Scapula?: If you meant the scapula, there are attachments of the scapula ("shoulder bone") to ones muscles; these points of attachment are fibrous tissue which can become inflamed. Initial use of ice might help, however, the sooner one sees an orthopedic doctor the quicker one knows the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Does B12 cause fat to melt on your body?

Does B12 cause fat to melt on your body?

No: No, it does not. Not at all. No proof of that and no known mechanism behind that idea. ...Read more

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Melted lead on my skin, what should I do?

Melted lead on my skin, what should I do?

Lead: Lead toxicity can have many adverse health effects. One can see acute and chronic forms of lead toxicity. If any symptoms develop, needs evaluation with blood lead level, red and white blood count, etc. Chelation therapy may be needed and will be more effective if started earlier. ...Read more

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What do you think about the Melt Away diet?

What do you think about the Melt Away diet?

Silly stuff: The only people who lose weight and keep it off are those who take up a fitness focused lifestyle and learn to eat only to satisfy hunger, making sensible food choices. This "pop" stuff will do you much less good than simply hanging out with some fitness-oriented friends. Go out and meet some good people who can help. ...Read more

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If bbq heat can melt contact lens?

If bbq heat can melt contact lens?

I suppose: But getting close enough to the grill and for long enough to melt your contacts is going to do bad things to your corneas even if your contacts are not on. ...Read more

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Are there drugs that can melt fibroid?

Are there drugs that can melt fibroid?

Lupron (leuprolide): Anyone can get a uterine fibroid, which is an overgrowth of muscle cells in the shape of a ball. Like moles on the skin, they come in different sizes/shapes; RARELY cancerous. You only need surgery if you have symptoms like pain/pressure/incontinence/bleeding/bloating. Size/location don't matter. Lupron (leuprolide) or embolization are ways to control w/out surgery. US follow up is very important. ...Read more

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Is it possible that cornea melted regenerate?

Is it possible that cornea melted regenerate?

Corneal melt: Depending on cause, 99.99% of corneal melts will not repair itself without surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Please I need the names of the drugs for the goitre to melt?

Please I need the names of the drugs for the goitre to melt?

If your: Thyroid is underactive, brand name T4 replacement will probably shrink it some, If you have iodine deficiency (rare) iodine replacement will shrink it. If you have hyperthyroidism, radioiodine therapy will shrink it. Otherwise, there are no drubs that will "melt" your thyroid. ...Read more

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Please help! What happens when someone is burnt by melted sugar, or caramel?

Please help! What happens when someone is burnt by melted sugar, or caramel?

Burn with hot sugar: I got a big blister and its hurt like hell. Put in cold water and try aspirin if not a child. I learned not to stick my finder is just poured hot candy. Was only 5 and have not done it again. ...Read more

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Male age 52 a chain smoker drink around 7 ltrs of chilled ice melted water is that normal or not.

Male age 52 a chain smoker drink around 7 ltrs of chilled ice melted water is that normal or not.

No: Chain smoking is never normal. As to drinking ice water. It is healthy to drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. More within moderation is not bad. Better to drink water than alcohol ...Read more

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Hi, just checking how dangerous can it be if myself + 3 people might have eaten a bit of melted plastic with our meal?

Hi, just checking how dangerous can it be if myself + 3 people might have eaten a bit of melted plastic with our meal?

Probably ok: The plastic will not break down and it will pass through your intestine into your feces and that will be the end of it. ...Read more

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I microwaved a burger and the bag melted on the top bun I didn't see it melted anywhere else so I took the top bun off and ate it. Is it bad?

Bag melted: I'm sure you were worried but it seems as if this did not have any ill effect on you. Just be a bit more careful in future.
Enjoy life! ...Read more

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Used metal fork to cook; didn't realise, but melted plastic ziplock bag. Still safe to eat food even if may be tiny bits of plastic? ... Or throw?

Used metal fork to cook; didn't realise, but melted plastic ziplock bag. Still safe to eat food even if may be tiny bits of plastic? ... Or throw?

Plastic: It is likely not harmful to eat the plastic but there is a possibility it could get stuck in your throat and have to be removed so I would start that dish again. All the best. ...Read more

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Jalyn is dealing with abandonment issues, she has become highly sensitive and has melt downs over the smallest things, what can I do to help her?

Jalyn is dealing with abandonment issues, she has become highly sensitive and has melt downs over the smallest things, what can I do to help her?

Patience, honesty: You didn't reveal the circumstances around Jalyn's abandonment issues: permanent? Are you suffering too? If so, (be honest - can't be honest w Jalyn while in denial yourself!) then take care of yourself - in an airplane, we're told to put the oxygen on ourselves first for a reason). Maintain routines; assure Jalyn you'll be there. Get help when needed - sooner better than later. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I accidentally left my bottle in the bottle warmer alittle to long and it melted the bottom of the bottle just a little is that gonna harm my baby?

I accidentally left my bottle in the bottle warmer alittle to long and it melted the bottom of the bottle just a little is that gonna harm my baby?

I would throw away: And use a new bottle. So many things in plastics are harmful and melting would destabilize the plastics ...Read more

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Burnt a plastic cup I'm the kitchen for about about 10 seconds on accident. How bad could the smell be for me. No smoke just melted a tad bit?

Burnt a plastic cup I'm the kitchen for about about 10 seconds on accident. How bad could the smell be for me. No smoke just melted a tad bit?

Burning plastic does: Release toxic fumes but you would need a significant exposure for there to be any short or long term damage. If your breathing is ok and you have no discomfort, u r ok. ...Read more

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What happens if you made bagged s'mores and you put a Plastic Ziplock bag into the microwave for 30 seconds and it melted the plastic into the food?

What happens if you made bagged s'mores and you put a Plastic Ziplock bag into the microwave for 30 seconds and it melted the plastic into the food?

Toxic: Don't eat food that has melted plastic mixed in with it. For your protection read instructions on the proper materials to use when you microwave food, both solid and liquids. ...Read more