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Doctor insights on: Naphthalene Uses

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Is it okay to eat naphthalene ball at least 4per day?

Is it okay to eat naphthalene ball at least 4per day?

Naphthalene: Naphthalene is a white solid substance with a strong smell. Poisoning from naphthalene destroys or changes red blood cells so they cannot carry oxygen. Do not eat naphthalene but if you have see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is a molecule of naphthalene macroscopic or tiny?

Is a molecule of naphthalene macroscopic or tiny?

Microscopic: Molecules can not be seen with the naked eye. A special kind of ultra powerful microscope is needed to magnify molecules several million times before they can be seen. ...Read more

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Are naphthalene crystals in my ceiling bad for my health?

NAPHTHALENE CEILING: NAPHTHALENE IS A DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE. TRY TO GET RID OF IT SOON. ...Read more

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Is it bad to inhale naphthalene?

Is it bad to inhale naphthalene?

Yes: Significant acute naphthalene inhalation can lead to nausea, vomiting, headaches, loose bowel movements, fatigue, confusion, convulsions & coma. ...Read more

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How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

Oil & water dont mix: Water molecules have positive and negative regions, making them polar. Other polar molecules, such as glucose or ethanol, mix easily w/ water. Some organic compounds with only carbon(c) and hydrogen(h) are not polar, and repel water, forming separate blobs or layers if put into a container w/ water. Naphthalene c10h8 is such a molecule, . ...Read more

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Can someone be addicted to inhaling naphthalene balls?

Can someone be addicted to inhaling naphthalene balls?

Perhaps: Napthalene is a known cancer-causing substance. Seek medical and psychiatric help if you are intentionally inhaling this. ...Read more

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What is epaderm use for?

Epaderm: This consists of emulsifying wax, yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin - it is applied to dry skin and it acts as a barrier preventing loss of water. Hence the skin stays moist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more

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Is it charity to use chip?

Is it charity to use chip?

CHIP: The children’s health insurance program (chip) provides health coverage for children whose families can’t afford private health insurance but who make too much money to be eligible for medicaid. I guess the answer to your question depends on your definition of charity. ...Read more