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Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Can be: Using any fertilizer - organic or not - should be as the packaging instructs. I would advise caution during the application phase. I've never been asked this question in my practice so I enjoyed researching it. http://www.planetnatural.com/lawn-chemicals/ ...Read more

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Is aml related to environmental toxins like farm pesticides, fertilizers?

Is aml related to environmental toxins like farm pesticides, fertilizers?

Pesticides : Risk factors for AML tobacco use? Herbicides? Pesticides? – benzene exposure – xrt – topoisomerase ii inhibitors (e.g. Etoposide), alkylating agents – mds – other cell proliferation disorders cml, polycythemia vera, primary thrombocytosis, pnh. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Depends: It depends on the fertilizer and how you handle it. Some fertilizers can be dangerous to the fetus. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8056207. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use fertilizer in my yard when i'm pregnant?

Probably: Organic fertilizers, nitrogen based formulas, should be safe, especially later in pregnancy. Pesticides of any kind should be avoided. ...Read more

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When the fertilizer egg implanting interus, you can feel pain?

When the fertilizer egg implanting interus, you can feel pain?

Possible tinge: Some people claim to feel a small tinge, pinch, or ache when the egg implants, but this is not universal and the pain should not be continuous. If the pain remains, discuss with your ob/gyn to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Yes: Studies/research in human pregnancy are limited with anything that may cause harm to baby. So there is not any great evidence either way on these things. Limiting exposure in the first trimester is usually recommended. But realistically, it's most likely fine. If you are breathing and oxygenating well (not passed out), so is your baby because they hold onto oxygen better than you do. ...Read more

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Could an increased exposure to pre-emergent fertilizers cause pvc's?

Could an increased exposure to pre-emergent fertilizers cause pvc's?

Possibly: It is possible that a pre-emergent herbicide could have effects on your body, including the thyroid gland, which could in turn disturb the normal regular rhythm of your heart. If your PVCs are a new symptom or have changed in frequency or are associated with other symptoms like dizziness or chest pain, it would be worthwhile to get evaluated thoroughly by an occupational /environmental specialist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sperm to fertilizer the egg an get pregnant?

Less than a second : The process of sperm fertilizing and egg takes less than a second. The sperm penetrates the cell wall of the bag and fertilization is essentially instantaneous. If you're asking how long after intercourse until fertilization occurs that can be anywhere from a few hours to 4-5 days. ...Read more