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Radon Gas Symptoms
Its safe as long as: you have a mitigation system in your dwelling that gets rid of the gas(a fan system in the lowest level of your house that exits out of the roof) ...Read more
Overstated: If you review the most recent literature, almost everybody agrees that the exorbitant expense of "radon-proofing" homes, especially for non-smokers, isn't a good use of money. The increased risk for non-smokers is so small that a reliable estimate can't be obtained. Otherwise it won't make you sick. ...Read more
Inert element: This is a bi-product of radioactive elements in the earth. In the past, it was inhaled by uranium miners, and increased their risk of lung cancer from smoking. There was an enormous hoopla over radon in homes in the late 20th century, with very weak scientific evidence mandating very expensive interventions, ordinary folks bearing huge costs. Thankfully this seems to be ending. ...Read more
Hello my wife was diagnosed with brain tumor in 2014 and is doing well with treatment. could radon gas in our home have been the cause of her tumor?
Probably not HIV: Intestinal gas (belching, farting, intestinal rumbling) has many causes -- infections, diet, and others -- but HIV isn't among them. Also, at age 18 the chance of a new HIV infection probably is low. Regardless of symptoms, if you think you are at risk for HIV (unprotected sex, multiple partners, shared injection equipment, etc) see a doctor or clinic to evaluate risk and check for HIV and STDs. ...Read more
Anal sores, does it also cause a lot of gas to be passed? Does it infer as another symptom for something else?
Can't really: Know with the information available. It would be worth having this medically evaluated. ...Read more
Chest pains, wondering if its gas? No other symptoms. Relieved a little with gas chewables. But still pain slightly. What can I do?
More info needed: More info is needed. First of all location, characteristics of pain, timing with regard to activities such as eating or taking meds, response to treatment, etc will help a lot. Keeping a log may reveal the actual cause. By reviewing your meds, I would recommend that you stop all, since they can all cause stomach issues, first 2 - gastritis and ulcers, the last one affecting the stomach's function. ...Read more
I'm suffering from gas and constipation .I'm taking omeprazole20mg since 1week.can u please suggest me the diet I can have to reduce my symptom.
See answer: I usually recommend a low-FODMAP diet to track potential food triggers but if you've been on omeprazole for a long time, you might want to see how you do off it as it can cause bloating. Be sure any other medications you may be taking do not cause constipation as well. Hope this helps; feel free to consult us if you have further questions! ...Read more
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