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Mold ingestion. Really dizzy and not quite right feeling. What can I do to feel better?

Mold ingestion. Really dizzy and not quite right feeling. What can I do to feel better?

Mold exposure?: See a doctor right away and separate yourself from the source. There are varying degrees of medical illness depending on the type of mold. Some are quite serious intoxications / infections.

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What can you tell me step by step how to eradicate mold toxins, ingestion of spores mold exposure etc. Vitamins, herbs oils and binders please help?

What can you tell me step by step how to eradicate mold toxins, ingestion of spores mold exposure etc. Vitamins, herbs oils and binders please help?

It's complicated: They only give us 400 characters here, not nearly enough space to answer this complex question. Eradicating mold often requires professional help; mold grows in moist places and often the source (like a leaky roof) must be fixed. There are many strategies to eliminate mold toxins. See http://tinyurl. Com/nbspamv for a good overview, but I advise finding an integrative doc with expertise in this field.

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What happens if you ingest mold off a pistachio shell?

Usually nothing: Ingesting a small amount of mold by an otherwise healthy person is not likely to have any ill-effects.

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1yr+ shadows on wall behind dryer are actually black mold; intake ambient air = sporesin clothes. Allergy. Symptoms 3+mo. Cleaned safely. What are my risks?

1yr+ shadows on wall behind dryer are actually black mold; intake ambient air = sporesin clothes. Allergy. Symptoms 3+mo. Cleaned safely. What are my risks?

Low risk: Black mold is problematic for people with definitive allergies to the mold but, if you're not allergic to the mold just being in the same room with the mold without disturbing the mold should not pose a health risk. There's a lot of hysteria about "black mold" perpetuated by companies that charge exorbitant prices to eradicate it...it's not a big health risk.

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What's the implication of ingestion?

What's the implication of ingestion?

Tell us more, please: What did you swallow? [or did you mean indigestion? ] we'd like to help.

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Would a person die from bleach ingestion?

Would a person die from bleach ingestion?

Probably not: But bleach is toxic and if ingested should be treated at hospital.

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How does black mold effect you if you ingested?

How does black mold effect you if you ingested?

Stomach upset: Ingesting moldy food can cause a stomach upset and diarrhea, but the symptoms should resolve on their own.

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What can I take to treat foreign body ingestion?

What can I take to treat foreign body ingestion?

Generally: Generally foreign bodies pass on their own. If the foreign does not pass the pylorus you may need endoscopy to retrieve it.

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Is acute alcohol ingestion the same as alcohol overdose?

Is acute alcohol ingestion the same as alcohol overdose?

Severity: Acute alcohol ingestion literally means that you have just drunk alcohol. Alcohol intoxication means that you have drunk enough alcohol that you are "drunk" or impaired (often, but not always, associated with a "high" feeling due to activation of the Dopamine reward system). Alcohol overdose or alcohol poisoning refers to drinking so much that your brain can't manage things like breathing.

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What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

Hard to pee, red ski: May tighten up the bladder and make the skin turn red, can cause hallucinations

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How harmful for your health is 3 pieces of ingested bread with possible mold?

How harmful for your health is 3 pieces of ingested bread with possible mold?

Not bad: Aside from the yucky taste, there is no harm as your digestive track will get rid of the mold. Donate the rest of that loaf to the ducks at your local pond.

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What would happen if someone took an orphenadrine but broke the pill up before ingestion?

What would happen if someone took an orphenadrine but broke the pill up before ingestion?

Was this ER Orphenad: If this was immediate release, it is safe. As with most extended release medications, they should not be broken, crushed, or chewed. Doing so can increase the amont of active ingredient "dumped" into the body and cause unwanted side effects. Always read your label or ask your pharmacist to see if this would be safe with your dosage form being taken.

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I usualy eat some mixture of fruits all together. I heard that you should not do this but separate in time the ingestion.?

I usualy eat some mixture of fruits all together. I heard that you should not do this but separate in time the ingestion.?

Either way is fine!: People can enjoy fruit salad, fruit smoothies, or individual fruits, all without any digestive problems. All the fruits are mixed up in the stomach anyway. If a person is overweight or has a strong family history of diabetes, he should realize that fruits have a lot of sugar.

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How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?

How long after possible ingestion of a sharp object that caused internal bleeding would you see symptoms? What would they be?

Consult a doctor: If you have swallowed a sharp object it could cause bleeding anywhere along your GI tract, from mouth to anus. This is a potentially serious event that should be evaluated and monitored properly. I would either consult your personal physician immediately or present yourself to an emergency room or both. Please seek proper medical attention. This is not the place.

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Onset of cyanide ingestion poisoning? When do you know you are safe when how many hours have passed and you don't have any symptoms?

Cyanid poisoning: This is a very unusual question. Cyanide in any dose is potentially deadly. No one is safe when exposed. If you think you have been poisoned seek help and get tested.

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So if a baby ingested a small button battery and it stuck wouldn't it produce severe signs/sx if it were damaging tissues by a week post ingestion?

So if a baby ingested a small button battery and it stuck wouldn't it produce severe signs/sx if it were damaging tissues by a week post ingestion?

Yes, but: Small button batteries can be extremely toxic. They may not produce significant symptoms until it is "too late". I would recommend that your baby be evaluated by a pediatrician and consideration be given to an x-ray to make sure that the button battery is not stuck somewhere.

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What is the definition or description of: ingestion?

What is the definition or description of: ingestion?

Ingestion: Is the consumption of a substance by mouth.

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Can food ingestion cause hypoglycemia?

Can food ingestion cause hypoglycemia?

Of course: Commonest cause in non diabetics is the chronic ingestion of sugar.