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Oil Rig Accidents
Hi there by accident I did not realize that I was only supposed to take 2-3 drops of oil of oregano. I ended up taking about 15-20 drops. ?
Herb: Oregano is a herb and it is unlikely even 15-20 drops a day will cause long term toxicity. Go back to the recommended dose. All the best. ...Read more
My husband is working in oil rig.He has to lift tonnes of weight daily.If he undergoes varicocelectomy will it affect his weight lifting?
I had a bad kitchen accident with extremely hot cooking oil. It exploded and spilled on my hand and I have a bad purple redish scar. Anything i can do?
Burn scar treatment: If the burn has healed then its a matter of scar management. Sun protection with 30+ spf, scar massage, stretching, silicone based scar creams/sheeting, & possibly fractional laser treatments may help. If it involves any joints you should be followed by a doctor & hand therapist to avoid scars that limit joint movement (contracture). If it is not healed you should be seen by a doctor as well. ...Read more
We were at the grocery I was holding a cooking spray oil and I accidently spray my mother's eye because I thought it was lock. What should I do?
Chemical irritant: We typically recommend immediate flushing of affected eye(s) w/plenty of (clean) water if exposed to chemicals or foreign body. Depending upon type of exposure as well as response to flushing, you should also see medical evaluation, specifically by eye doctor (Ophthalmologist), especially if irritation continues/worsens or there's a change in vision. ...Read more
Castor oil is made: From castor "bean". Used in foods as additive & mold inhibitor, as grain preservative in some countries, as a laxative (caution: cramps), skin conditioner, as additive in many drugs, as a lubricant in many industries, as part of polyurethane. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer