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Are white strips toxic?

White strips toxic: I do not know what you mean by white strips. Please ask your question again. ...Read more

Toxicity (Definition)

Toxicity is the degree to which a drug or a substance can harm ...Read more


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What exactly is toxic shame?

What exactly is toxic shame?

Toxic shame: Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we're flawed and therefore unworthy of love & belonging. It's "toxic" because it often leads to hiding or withdrawing -- which intensifies it. Other results can be trying to overly please or ingratiate others, or getting aggressive towards others to gain power by shaming them. Guilt = "i did something bad." shame = "i am bad.". ...Read more

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What is meant by drug toxicity?

What is meant by drug toxicity?

Toxicity: This the inherent capacity of a therapeutic compound to produce negative results by damaging your body in some fashion. There are very few medications which do not have some toxic effects. ...Read more

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Are foundation ingredients toxic or not?

Are foundation ingredients toxic or not?

Better not be!: You're referring to makeup & not concrete for homes & buildings, right? Either way, I doubt that they're toxic. FDA has domain over cosmetics (http://www. Fda. Gov/Cosmetics/GuidanceRegulation/LawsRegulations/ucm074162.htm) but they don't watch over prior to sales/marketing but rather after the fact for after sales issues. For more specific answer, you'll need to list particular foundation ingredien ...Read more

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Is ink in pens toxic?

Is ink in pens toxic?

Probably not in U.S.: Most pen ink in the U.S. Is called non-toxic, because it is well known that kids put pens in their mouths. However, to be safe, one should buy pens marked non-toxic, or check the manufacturer's website. Better yet, don't put things into the mouth (except food/drink). ...Read more

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Is sugar really toxic?

Is sugar really toxic?

Yes, especially long: Sugar is the primary fuel for the functions of your cells, but that level is highly regulated. So, when level stays above the "normal range" as it categorized as hyperglycemia and later diabetes. Sugar level is higher after meals, but body normally brings it back down. Long term high bs is "toxic to cells" and causes many problems, thus so important to control dm.
Consult your doc.
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Is talc 'extremely toxic'?

Is talc 'extremely toxic'?

It is considered: Fairly harmless on skin and with ingestion. Here is the problem, when inhaled in significant quantities it can cause inflammation of respiratory system and can be a cause of acute death. So, even if not intended, accidental inhalation can cause serious problems. ...Read more

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Why is cyanide toxic to us?

Why is cyanide toxic to us?

Cytochromes: It binds cytochrome C and stops oxidative phosphorylation. No oxygen use and you die. There are other effects as well but this is best known ...Read more

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What is toxic shock syndrome?

What is toxic shock syndrome?

TSS: High fever, vomiting, diarrhea, mental changes and rash, often on extremities and face. This progresses to shock and may be fatal, it is generally due to toxin production by either staph or strep. There were a series of cases associated with tampon use in the 1980's which rapidly tapered off with changes in the make-up of the vaginal inserts. Not a very common syndrome, but quite severe. ...Read more

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Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Environ. Toxins: All new carpets emit 14 different types of solvents, of which, stryrene and xylene are two. These can be very toxic to environmentally ill patients and babies. Never lie a baby on new carpet! ...Read more

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Is toxic shock syndrome serious?

Very serious: Usually fever, very high >102, rigors (not just chills like the flu), low blood pressure, low urine output. It progresses rapidly and can be life-threatening. It can come from an infection in the vagina that gets into the pelvis or from a rapidly spreading skin or soft tissue infection, that is extremely painful-not just a bit painful. Seek attention immediately. ...Read more

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Symptoms of toxic shock syndrome?

Symptoms of toxic shock syndrome?

Toxic Shock: This is a very serious illness -- more information can be read here: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001676/. ...Read more

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Can men get toxic shock syndrome?

Can men get toxic shock syndrome?

No: In most cases, patients born a male and not subjected to sex change operation do not have a vaginal canal were to insert a tampon. I do not believe I've heard of a rectal tampon induced tss, but after 23 years in practice, I've seen crazier things. .. ...Read more

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What is toxicity of acrylic resin?

Properly: Cured acrylic is non toxic. Acrylic monomer (liquid) can be toxic under some circumstances. The polymer (powder) is quite inert.
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Is chemotherapy actually very toxic?

Is chemotherapy actually very toxic?

Possible: Chemotherapy is a broad term for a large number of drugs used alone or in combination. Also the doses vary depending upon the disease. The are also variations in individual's susceptibility. There are also a large number of drugs used to combat side effects.
I can only say that it can be anything from very toxic to mild depending on the situation. ...Read more

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Why is mercury so toxic to our health?

Why is mercury so toxic to our health?

Damages proteins: Especially, it binds sulfur atoms on side chains. The dangers of the metal itself, its organic compounds, and its inorganic compounds are each well-characterized. There is a small amount of mercury in the normal environment, symptoms have been seen only at very high levels, and there is a lot of politics, scaremongering, and actual charlatanism in discussions you'll find online. ...Read more

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How does one get toxic shock syndrome?

How does one get toxic shock syndrome?

With difficulty: Toxic shock syndrome (tss) is a very rare type of infection caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus (toxic shock like syndrome) organisms. Most cases were reported in the 1980s and most were a result of infections arising from tampon use. Other causes are from skin infections. Most doctors will never see a case of tss. It is that rare. ...Read more

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How can I get toxic shock from tampons?

From bacterial toxin: Toxic shock is a rare complication associated with tampon use, but also with other conditions like surgical wounds. Only about half of toxic shock cases are from tampons. It is caused by a toxin produced by specific types of bacteria-- staph or strep. Prevention is helped by attention to not leaving a tampon in too long and not using super absorbent tampons. ...Read more

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I am lead toxicity, what can I do now?

I am lead toxicity, what can I do now?

See below: The first step in treating all degrees of lead poisoning is to remove the source of the contamination. Than check your serum lead level in your doctor's office. If the level is too high (>45 mcg/dl), you will get a treatment with a chelation therapy (medication that binds with the lead so that it's excreted in your urine), such as edta. ...Read more

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Is toxic shock syndrome less common now?

Is toxic shock syndrome less common now?

TSS: Toxic shock Syndrome associated with use of superabsorbent tampons is likely less common now because women are educated about this. But there are other possible causes. Toxic Shock Syndrome can occur with use of superabsorbent tampons/ contraceptive sponges, viral infections, burns/ abrasions to skin or recent surgery. Toxic Shock Syndrome is most often associated with bacteria like > ...Read more

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How common is tss (toxic shock syndrome)?

Toxic shock syndrome: Still occurs but it has become quite uncommon. I have seen 2 cases in the past 10 years. ...Read more

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Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

No, usually not: Leukocytosis is an abnormally high number of white blood cells in the blood, as measured on a blood test. Both viral and bacterial infections can sometimes cause high numbers of white blood cells (wbc's) or low numbers of wbc's (leukopenia). Unusual leukocytosis, not caused by an infection, can be due to a bone marrow problem such as an early stage of leukemia. A doctor can further evaluate. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of toxic shock syndrome?

Very sick: Usually fever, very high >102, rigors (not just chills like the flu), low blood pressure, low urine output. It progresses rapidly and can be life-threatening. It can come from an infection in the vagina that gets into the pelvis or from a rapidly spreading skin or soft tissue infection, that is extremely painful-not just a bit painful. Seek attention immediately. ...Read more

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How does you contract toxic shock syndrome?

How does you contract toxic shock syndrome?

Tampons: Tampons are the usual culprit in toxic shock. They can get contaminated during insertion, they can scratch the skin, opening the door for bacteria to get in. ...Read more

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Is raw cacao toxic? Or really a super food?

Is raw cacao toxic? Or really a super food?

No but enjoy anyway: Botanicals are fascinating and as there are so many different known nutrients, it's not surprising that one or two are high in a particular food & folks who like it get excited. And if a cacao-growing island reports few "diseases of civilization" and has no one to diagnose cancer if it does strike... What's the quality and average length of life there? Chocolate's great but probably not magic. ...Read more

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I have possible toxic shock syndrome help?

I have possible toxic shock syndrome help?

More detail please: Sure, we're happy to help you with this. Could you provide us more information? Toxic shock syndrome generally it is quite dangerous and life-threatening and most people with such a condition often have high fevers severe fatigue and sweating. ...Read more

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What are the signs of toxic shock syndrome?

Very sick: Usually fever, very high >102, rigors (not just chills like the flu), low blood pressure, low urine output. It progresses rapidly and can be life-threatening. It can come from an infection in the vagina that gets into the pelvis or from a rapidly spreading skin or soft tissue infection, that is extremely painful-not just a bit painful. Seek attention immediately. ...Read more

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How to know if I have toxic shock syndrome?

Very sick: Usually fever, very high >102, rigors (not just chills like the flu), low blood pressure, low urine output. It progresses rapidly and can be life-threatening. It can come from an infection in the vagina that gets into the pelvis or from a rapidly spreading skin or soft tissue infection, that is extremely painful-not just a bit painful. Seek attention immediately. ...Read more