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Paraffin Wax Machine
What are the potential long term health concerns/effects of inhaling paraffin wax fumes for two years in a work environment for an average of 25+ hrs?
OSHA and paraffin: The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a governmental agency designed to protect workers from job-related injuries. Please refer to the link below to review their evaluation of paraffin in the workplace: https://www.osha.gov/dts/sltc/methods/partial/pv2047/2047.html ...Read more
Can a hit or waxing done with trimming machine in the groin area, cause swelling of lymph nodes in that region?
Possibly: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"paraffin blocks and slides will be stored for 3 years. the remaining specimen will be discarded after 3 months from the date of reporting" appendix ?
Clarify question?: I am not sure what you are asking. The quoted sentence is a description from the lab about their policies for storing a lab specimen. If you have the report, it should tell you the pathology and description of the specimen. Please resubmit clearer question if this doesn't address your concern. ...Read more