Top
20
Doctor insights on: Miaderm Radiation Cream

Share
1

1
Perineal radiation burn skin is comin off&burns a lot anus pains too while excretion. What is d best way to cure it? It is area between buttocks. Not cured wd gentian violet&lysine hydrochloride cream.

Perineal radiation burn skin is comin off&burns a lot anus pains too while excretion. What is d best way to cure it? It is area between buttocks. Not cured wd gentian violet&lysine hydrochloride cream.

Protect to heal: Friction and constant exposure to moisture (sweat) reduces protective skin oils is the cz. Underwear may also contribute by bunching or itself causing friction. Trying different undergarments, applying thick protective skin cream, stop intense activity for a while and see. A thin hydrocolloid dressing (ex. Duoderm) applied to each side 2-3 x/wk) prevents friction and promotes healing. ...Read more

Gamma Rays (Definition)

This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more


2

2
Why is radiation bad for us?

Why is radiation bad for us?

Mutations: When ionizing radiation goes through the body it causes electrons to be ejected from atoms, leaving behind free radicals which can damage DNA. DNA damage can cause cell death, mutations from inaccurate repair, or be repaired back to normal. Inaccurately repaired DNA (mutations) can cause a cell to act wildly or grow into a cancer. ...Read more

3

3
Does radiation affect fertility?

Does radiation affect fertility?

It can: Radiation can affect fertility. The most sensitive tissue is the early developing embryo, so there is significant risk in early pregnancy. Affecting eggs and sperm requires much higher doses of radiation. Environmental exposure is best avoided, and clinical exposure should be minimized with shielding. Discuss any concerns with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Would radiation damage my computer?

Yes: However the dose of radiation that would damage your computer would be a hazard to you. What are the circumstances in which you might be irradiating your computer? And why? ...Read more

5

5
What is chronic radiation enteritis?

Post radiation effec: I now that you had radical surgery followed with radiation, obviously for malignancy, obviously the right approach, unfortunately radiation does have its side effects, it effects mucous membranes differently, in mouth causes excessive dryness, in intestines, and colon, causes inflammation of mucosa lining, may lead to loose motion cramps, at times bleeding, you need to talk to your pcp and or radiation onco ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Could gamma radiation cause mutation?

Yes: In llow doses where the dna is not destroyed may cause mutations in dna and effect the nature of the organism that has received the radiation or induce a malignant transformation. ...Read more

7

7
Could water distillers remove radiation?

Scam: There are companies offering phony 'water purifiers' to remove stuff that either they don't actually remove or isn't there or isn't something you should worry about. Life's hard enough without being taken for $4k for something worthless. ...Read more

8

8
Is the radiation from an X-ray dangerous?

The amount: Of exposure for diagnostic x-rays is considered safe. Any increased exposure to radiation contributes to a cumulative theoretical lifetime risk, including flying on a plane, but the risk from a single x-ray is miniscule. That said, the increased risk is zero if you don't have the x-ray, which is why x-rays should only be utilized when medically necessary. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
What jobs can expose people to radiation?

What jobs can expose people to radiation?

All jobs: If you want to be technical, that is. Radiation is all around us. We can get it from both the sun and even the earth. Realistically, however, jobs in the medical and scientific fields pose the most exposure, but safeguards are taken to minimize human risk to practically zero. Be practical-minded when it comes to concerns about radiation. There's a lot of paranoia and mis-information around. ...Read more

10

10
What is irradiated by fukushima radiation?

Whole body: Radiation from a reactor will effect the whole body but destroy marrow and usually cause demise of patient. ...Read more

11

11
Which is more risky, smoking or radiation?

Which is more risky, smoking or radiation?

Both: You should neither smoke nor be exposed to unnecessary radiation. Radiation when used for appropriate imaging or treatments takes into account an assessment of the risks versus the benefits of the exposure. Smoking has no upside, just risks. Please don't smoke or try to quit, your health care provider can hopefully assist you if need be. ...Read more

12

12
How does radiation help with osteosarcoma?

How does radiation help with osteosarcoma?

It is not used in: Most cases (youths with extremity); not very responsive. I googled and found advocacy for its use. I have used it in flat bones of head and neck when there are poor alternatives. Os tends to metastasize: chem and surgery are main modalities. ...Read more

13

13
What happens when you get a radiation injury?

What happens when you get a radiation injury?

Depends on organ: Radiation is a great adjunct to cancer treatment in the appropriate setting. Radiation side effects have improved with technology and radiation oncology expertise over time. However, some injury to surrounding tissue may occur. The nature of injuries is dependent on dose, schedule, area of exposure, etc. A superficial overview is here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/acute_radiation_syndrome. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Could I have radiation with untreated seroma?

Radiation: Not sure of the question. A seroma is simply a fluid collection, usually postoperative. ...Read more

15

15
Is a mobile phone radiation harmfull for kids?

Is a mobile phone radiation harmfull for kids?

No: I disagree that "more research is needed." The case is closed -- cell phone radiation isn't the kind that damages genes or tissues. You might as well be afraid of music on the radio. These fears have been kept alive by fearmongers for their own purposes and the venality of politicians. I know no physician or scientist who I work with who is afraid of health effects from cell phones. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is radiation from airplanes harmful to my baby?

Is radiation from airplanes harmful to my baby?

Yes: The radiation in airplanes is safe during pregnancy. There's not been any study to date that has demonstrated fetal harm from casual commercial airplane flying. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Procrdure for urinery stricture after radiation?

Procrdure for urinery stricture after radiation?

See urologist.: A urologist can identify the location and severity of the stricture and recommend proper treatment, which can be dilation without surgery or even surgery if required for severe stricture. If the stricture is acute while swelling is present, steroid treatment may be another option. The details need to be evaluated by a urologist for the best, easiest, and most effective treatment. ...Read more

18

18
Can you get to much radiation from xrays and mris

Yes/no: Overuse of x-rays is a problem but for the overwhelming majority of people, they do not get dangerous levels of radiation from x-rays. Cts are included in this since they use radiation too. Mris use no radiation at all. It is all magnetic. ...Read more

19

19
Is it true that computers and tvs emit radiation?

No: Tv screens and monitors emit light radiation which is of course not harmful. This has been tested repeatedly and there is no evidence that harmful radiation comes from these sources. This is part of the scare tactics of junk science which erupts sporadically. ...Read more

20

20
Do you know are radiation from computers harmful?

No: The wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation given off by your computer (or your beating heart, for that matter) aren't the ones that damage your genes. ...Read more