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What drugs do I use for lumps n discolouration and bald patches when diagnosed with discoid lupus? Am on methyl predisolone at the moment n not working
Chronic changes: Discoid lupus can heal but it can take a long time - weeks to months because the skin has been injured. It is hard to be patient. Talk to your dermatologist about topical medications and oral medications to help bring your skin condition under control. Steroid injections into the skin are also helpful. ...Read more
The test is methylation pathway panel and consists of following tests in the panel
5methyl tetrahydrofolate (plasma)
10formyl tetrahydrofolate (plasma)
folic acid (plasma)
folinic acid (plasma)
folic acid (rbc)
here you have it. ...Read more
Hello, I have started taking methyl cobalimin every day to help with some of my health problems. It has helped. Where can I find docs willing to trea?
Several places: Integrative and functional medicine doctors tend to focus on vitamin deficiencies and the underlying issues. 2 organizations that can help you find a doctor in your area with those interests: american board of integrative holistic medicine and institute for functional medicine. Good luck! ...Read more
Best to call: Poison control. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more
B12 level is 260 pg/ml. Taking 1000 mcg B12 methyl. Per day sublingually. Can I expect my B12 level to cross 450 pg/ml at this dose in "3 MONTHS"?
Different forms B-12: They are different forms of vitamin b-12. ...Read more
Definitely not: Isopropyl alcohol, also called rubbing alcohol, is used as a common topical disinfectant for cut and scrapes. Methyl alcohol (also called methanol) is used in chemistry to make other substances in industry as well as a fuel. Ethanol is the form of alcohol found in beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages. You never ever want to consume methanol as it is extremely dangerous and can cause blindness. ...Read more
Can you tell me if throughout the synthesis of methyl orange keep the reaction mixture cold. Why?
Synthesis methyl O: No I can't but suspect you chemistry book will tell you. ...Read more
Possibly nothing!: Although you may have no reaction other than the desired moisturizer of your skin using this product, preservatives such as methyl paraben are well known for their potential to cause allergic contact dermatitis which can manifest as an itchy inflamed rash on the area in contact as well as other areas of the body, too. This second reaction is called an id reaction. If you are not allergic, no rash. ...Read more
Little science here: MTHFR testing is pushed by a single lab and most of us pathologists aren't impressed. A majority of people are told they have a mutation and get advised to take special vitamins. I'd take an ordinary preparation. Maybe time will prove these folks right but I would be surprised. ...Read more
No: It's never safe to get drunk. And getting drunk on medications always has complications ...Read more
Yes: Both can occur from methyl alcohol ingestion. ...Read more
Do all fortified foods contain cyanocobalamin or do some contain methyl or hydroxo, and which natural sources of b12, are the most bioavailable?
No way of knowing if "all" have the cyano form but I believe virtually all have that form as it is the least expensive and most widely available. But methylcobalamin is the optimal form for supplementation- see http://tinyurl. Com/h7scsna
Some foods contain higher concentrations of B12 but the form found in food is hydoxycobalamin so all equally bioavailable. See http://tinyurl. Com/j7npwg3 ...Read more
Ben Gay: If used as directed on the labeling, no. It can be very toxic if used on or in an area other than where indicated in the product labeling. Follow the directions and you should be fine. ...Read more
Methylsulfonylmethan: No medical uses for msm are approved. A variety of health benefits have been claimed and studied and has been touted as a natural source of "biologically active sulfur", a material readily available in any reasonable diet. My advice is not to take this, and go read pt barnum's advice. Best wishes. ...Read more
I overused a 2 0z tube of bengay with methyl salicilate. Is this a toxic amount if it contains 30 percent of this chemical?
Doubtful: You are using the word toxic as if you are going to have automatic health concerns. Whereas doctors are worried only if you have symptoms or issues of concern. One tube of BenGay is not likely to cause you trouble. But, as asked before, What is your concern? Why do you keep asking us this question without something that is causing you concern? ...Read more
The reason why I asked, I did break out with a rash, and I heard the chemical methyl Salicilate can be harmful even when absorbed in skin.
Thank you: Thank you for clarifying. See. That is how we talk. I am sure this rash will be minor and self limited. Ben Gay is used by thousands of humans every single day. It is designed to be absorbed into the skin. It is not harmful to humans. ...Read more
I am taking a l-methyl-b6-b12 daily. I recently had blood work done and my B12 level was 1600. Is this serious. Should I consult a hemotoligist?
Anti-inflammatory: It has anti-inflammatory effects and there are no side effects. ...Read more
Methyl-parabens are considered an antioxidant preservative (as in amide anesthetics), if they are antioxidants, why are parabens bad for you?
They're not.: They naturally occurring in fruit (prominent in blueberries), and while they are readily absorbable through the GI tract and the skin, they are promptly and completely excreted in the urine, leaving essentially no possibility of toxicity. Interestingly, they are slowing or toxic to the common fruit fly - not a bad side effect. ...Read more
I overused a 2 0z tube of bengay with methyl salicilate that has 30 percent in it and also 3 other tubes with just menthol. Is this toxic.?
Symptoms: We do not predict illness or toxicity. Do you have any symptoms to report? Is there any physical sign that you have a problem? ...Read more
What is the significance of high 3-methyl-histidine in my blood first time 2.3. Second time 5.3 says normal is 0-0...I have burning muscles....
Did you exercise: If elevated, the individual is breaking down muscle. When I see this, I ask my patient if he exercised heavily the day before having their blood drawn. Muscle breakdown is a natural result of exercise. If the individual did not exercise, and 3-methylhistidine is elevated, he is breaking down muscle. He may be protein deficient, in which case the individual begins to break down. ...Read more
Similar side effects: There are no known drug interactions between msm and prozac (fluoxetine). However, some of the same side effects with msm may be present with Prozac (fluoxetine) including diarrhea, bloating, insomnia, headache and nausea. Msm also contains sulfa, so if you are allergic to sulfa medications, it would be better not to take this supplement. Always consult with your physician. ...Read more
What is the difference between folgard and l-methylfolate? I heard that l-methyl can help with mthfr/ preg. Loss which I have is this true?
Folgard: Folgard is a multimineral tablet containing Folic Acid & vitamin b6. L-methylfolate is the active form of folate; Folic Acid must be changed into this form in your body. If you have one of the genetic polymorphisms of folate metabolism (it can be tested for), then the l-methylfolate will be the better option for you because your body isn't making the step from Folic Acid to active folate. ...Read more
Please could you tell me why I cannot obtain injectable methylcobalamin in uk for B12 deficiency even though I can obtain methyl tablets over here.
Methyl Cobalamin: Is available in us by injection, but occasionally supply is diminished. Look again or ask a compounding pharmacist. ...Read more
Why do pain cremes like bengay or icyhot advise you not to use a heating pad? I thought it was methyl salicylate but even creams w/o still warn you
Dgnsd w/+1 propylene glycol, 2-etylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate, 4-phenylenediamine, & methyl methacrylate allergies. Need nonirritating products. Advice?
Contact allergies: You should have been. Given information by your testing physician on what products are safe to use. If you go to truetest. Com, you can information sheets on the products you mentioned to void possiblel triggering agents. ...Read more