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From Jersey City,I inhaled air from the trash chute while discarding trash in my apt.I don't know why chute was emitting air but scared for hantavirus?
Hanta virus trash: From Jersey City,I inhaled air from the trash chute while discarding trash in my apt.I don't know why chute was emitting air but scared for hantavirus? ANS: That must have been a smelly thing. Never heard of getting hantavirus from this. Check with local health department about cases or hantavirus in NJ and how folks got it. Usually dust inhalation with mouse feces. Did it smell mousey? ...Read more
No: Recycling is good for our planet and thus for all of us. ...Read more
Where I reside overseas the only 2 Ubiquinol products are Eckhart Corp's Vitamode CoQ10, & Tishcon Corp's Stay-well Active Q. I am 67- which is best?
Got earrings from ebay, item sent in mail in 3 days, didn't clean them, ear bled when putting it on, what are my risk for hepatitis c?
Texting: There are no studies about the effects of texting around the baby would harm the baby in any way. ...Read more
Dry cough: Warm tea with lemon and honey. Salt water gargling. cool mist vaporizer in the room/humidifier/ or simply a pan of water which will evaporate into the air for humidity. If it persists, please see a physician to make sure it isn't something more serious. If smoking, please consider quitting. ...Read more
Not enough evidence: Use of bpa and human exposure is so very low that it is impossible to determine extent or risk at this point in time. Studies completed are not conclusive enough to demand withdrawal. Nothing to do with lobbyists in my opinion. Studies show micro doses are metabolized and excreted from the body very quickly, limiting potential damage. ...Read more
Is they recycle used tissue paper in industry its possible to recycle used dirty tissue papers or not plz tell I'm bit curious ??
Hopefully yes: If we were just to recycle clean new paper, that would be a huge waste, because the clean new paper should be used at least one time prior to recycling (reuse, reduce, recycle!). Recycling paper means turning it into pulp, and then recreating paper products again. Surely, recycling plants reject stuff with poor quality paper fibers, but probably don't care about much about dirt stains. ...Read more
Sewage has been spilling into the river we get our tap water from. E. Coli measured in river over 6 million per 100ml. Sick for 3 weeks now. Possible?
Sewage: See a doctor . You should-have your stool cultured and started on antibiotics as soon as possible. ...Read more
I touched shampoo bottles from Japan. From 3 yrs ago where the tsunami/nuclear reactors happened. Would radiation be on me or my clothes? And why?
No danger: Radiation damage occurs when the radiation waves pass through a substance and cause damage. Just touching an object like a shampoo bottle would not contaminate you or your clothing. ...Read more
I saw that johnson & johnson changed their baby shampoo formula. So, quaternium-15 is really a formaldehyde releaser?
Yes: This product is used in many things as a preservative. Some people are allergic to it. ...Read more
D/c'd ferrous glucconate 3mos ago: serum fe was 208, sat 70%, Hgb 14. Now, 3 mos later, Hgb=15.2. That "doesn't work that way", usually? what's up?
It can work that way: Your body naturally produces hemoglobin; if you have plenty of iron (the ferrous gluconate was discontinued when your stores were adequately repleted) it is not unnatural that it could have gone up. Adult females naturally have a little bit lower hemoglobin than men, but 15 is not abnormal. It could have increased due to dehydration, decreased menstrual losses, smoking, sleep apnea, or other. ...Read more
Why does my kmee (after surgery) set off the theft detectors at stores if no metal was implanted?
Metal knee: Must be metal in there someplace or the device is defective. Or you are stealing something. Or someone put a stolen item in your bag. Ask the store keeper. ...Read more
Oui: Oui - lavez-vous toujours les premiers ! ...Read more
Can we get ebola from letters/pkgs from affected countries?I moved into a new apmt in NJ and the mailbox had old soiled letters which I had to discard
Fe deficient rt heavy menses. 8wks IV Fe, hh&Fe study norm. 3mo later total Fe 28, TIBC 539, %Fe sat 5, ferritin 5. All worse than before IV Fe. Why?
Continuing blood: loss. A likely explanation for indicators of your iron store not improving is continuing blood loss. You should take oral iron supplement on an on-going basis. IV iron is indicated you cannot tolerate oral iron or are unable to absorb iron. For proper dose and preparation of oral iron, please consult your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
My friend has been off clindamycin for 2 days, breaks out in rash suddenly, hadn't made any changes in cleaners our laundry detergents.Reaction to med?
Severe cold: You need to have your wife looked at by a family physician or internist. Hope your trip went well. ...Read more