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Plastic Bottle Caps Dialysis
My 14 yr o son developed a habit of chewing on plastic bottle caps and the plastic ring of ther bbottle. Health effects, chemicals or reason for urge?
Toxins are in: Plastic. Don't panic but try to get him to switch to something else, e.g., gum, mints, etc. Never microwave food w/saran wrap. It releases the toxins. Please don't drink bottles of water that have been sitting around. The toxins eventually migrate to the water. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
I lost a bet and had to stick a plastic bottle up my butt, and I didn't put it in but like a little past the cap, can I die from that.
This may be a strange question.. But I am addicted to chewing on plastic water bottle caps.. Is there health issues I should be worried about?Or not?
ParafunctionalHabit: It has been suggested that contributing factors such as the loss of posterior dental support and presence of parafunctional habits (e.g., clenching, chewing gum, chewing on pencils/pens, nails biting or chewing on "plastic water bottle caps") may play a role in temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Rec: to replace this habit. ...Read more
How safe are plastic bottle caps? I drank several times from a bottle of water before i realized it was dirty on the outside (cap was dirty too).
Use glass: All the plastics leach out some chemicals. Better with glass. Or even better, breast feed.Breast milk can be pumped and frozen too for later use or when you are away from baby. Breast milk is always best. ...Read more
Probably all: Glass and stainless are no problem at all. Some plastics contain plasticizers that a few consider toxic to some degree. Certification is now available to allow you to purchase safe plastics. The risk, if any, is small and so far not proven. But you are totally safe with stainless and glass. ...Read more
Possibly: Toxic chemicals are released by certain plastics when exposed to prolonged sunlight. Some of these are carcinogens. ...Read more
I stupidly sat on plastic bottle that went right in & fully stretched my anus 9cms apart/ 30 cms circ-it won't close properly & protrudes-what do I do?
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