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What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

Algae Blood: Red tide refers to an algal bloom that accumulates rapidly some associated with the production of natural toxins, depletion of dissolved oxygen or other harmful effects, generally described as harmful algal blooms. Humans can become seriously ill from eating oysters and other shellfish contaminated with red tide toxin. Not all are red and not all vary with the tides. ...Read more

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Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do? I

Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do? I

What medication?: It is not clear from your question what medication you are asking about or what you are using the medication for. Try to restate your question, so that an answer can be provided. ...Read more

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I'm Asian and I take Pepcid (famotidine) before I drink alcohol to reduce redness/flushness. If I do this 2-3x/week for several years, are there long term effects?

I'm Asian and I take Pepcid (famotidine) before I drink alcohol to reduce redness/flushness. If I do this 2-3x/week for several years, are there long term effects?

Fatty liver: Alcohol affects the way the liver process fat so your liver cells get stuffed full of it. If you drink often it can make your liver get fat – reducing your consumption can help it return to its normal size. You can spend half of your life damaging your body/liver and not feel any of the effects.
Moderation is the key with or without pepcid (famotidine). ...Read more

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For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?

For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?

Neuropathy: The description if your pain sounds like neuropathic pain. Get yourself checked for diabetes, thyroid disorders, kidney disease, other metabolic disorders and adverse effects of some medicines. ...Read more

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My daughters and I are having b12 side effects headache, face redness, fatigue. Stopped 2 days ago, still fatigued. Can it be b12 induced hypokalemia?

My daughters and I are having b12 side effects headache, face redness, fatigue. Stopped 2 days ago, still fatigued. Can it be b12 induced hypokalemia?

No: You'd know. B12-induced hypokalemia is seen only when the medicine effectively treats a very severe pernicious anemia, with potassium being recruited for the new cells. Why are the two of you both taking the stuff all of a sudden? If it's on the recommendation of a "natural healer", the medicines may not be B12 at all. There are good, evidence-based holists out there -- please find one. ...Read more

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What's the side effects for using "redness relief" eye drops? I wear colored contact lens everyday and my eyes becomes very red and there are many red blood silk...I bought a "redness relief" eye drops. When I use it, the red blood silk disappear for a wh

What's the side effects for using "redness relief" eye drops? I wear colored contact lens everyday and my eyes becomes very red and there are many red blood silk...I bought a "redness relief" eye drops. When I use it, the red blood silk disappear for a wh

First: First you need your eye doctor to see why you are getting red--is it the lens fit, allergies, or dryness? Treating the correct issue will solve the problem rather than hiding it with get the red out drops which simply cause rebound redness a few hours after use. ...Read more

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Tb I had my skin test - redness 40 mm I will do the chest xray tomorrow! But am I contagious? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB?

Tb I had my skin test - redness 40 mm I will do the chest xray tomorrow! But am I contagious? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB?

If you are: Coughing, you are able to spread the disease. They may try to culture to see for check for variants. Standard drugs are inh/ethambutol. Duration of therapy is long. Side effects not too troubling. ...Read more

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Infant 13 months old taking reglan (metoclopramide) and Zantac for with redness in cheeks, seizures, developmental delay, tremors, are these side effects on them for?

Infant 13 months old taking reglan (metoclopramide) and Zantac for with redness in cheeks, seizures, developmental delay, tremors, are these side effects on them for?

Ask prescriber: Prolonged use of Reglan (metoclopramide) to speed up gastric emptying has risks. Mild side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache hypertension and restlessness, dangerous side effete include decrease in white blood cells, heart arrhythmia, adrenal disorder, several neurologic syndromes. Some pediatricians have been trying Erythromycin as a agent to speed up gastric emptying. Zantac is widely used. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

Skin problem: Could be Rosacea. Rosacea starts as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead (and less often on the neck, scalp, chest, or ears
See dermatologist for diagnosis, recommendations. ...Read more

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How can I control the redness in my cheeks?

Depends on cause: Is it there all the time? Any pimples/pustules? Any fine blood vessels showing? Could be sun exposure, reaction to soap/perfume/lotion/ shampoo/hair color; acne; rosacea; lupus; flushing from niacin; seborrheic dermatitis. See pcp or dermatologist for evaluation & options for treatment. ...Read more

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How to calm down skinf fastly and reduce redness?

How to calm down skinf fastly and reduce redness?

Ice pack: Anti inflammatories are helpful in the short run, but do not do that complete of a job. Basically you are looking at using make up. ...Read more

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I don't know what is causing so much redness on my cheeks?

I don't know what is causing so much redness on my cheeks?

Cheek Redness: There may be several reasons depending on the appearance, location and duration of the redness. Especially in your age, at the top of the differential is Rosacea, or even sun damage, eczema, contact dermatitis but it may also be a more serious condition such as an autoimmune condition called Lupus. I strongly suggest consulting with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have redness on my eyebrows?

I have redness on my eyebrows?

Eyebrows red?: Do they itch? Did you use any dye? Other product? It sounds like a probable allergic reaction. You could try some OTC hydrocortisone cream or ointment. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can you sunburn without redness?

Can you sunburn without redness?

Not possible: Sunburn is response of tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain (which increases blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this injures already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help. ...Read more

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What could cause redness on my skin?

What could cause redness on my skin?

Lots of things: Any type if stimulus to the skin can cause it to turn red. ...Read more

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Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Yes: Once the burn is healed it should go away. ...Read more

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How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

Aloe Barbadensis: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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What OTC use to help with redness in face?

What OTC use to help with redness in face?

None???: Your post is unclear; "redness" in the face can be anything from sun exposure; to something more serious like dermatitis; or lupus...Best to have your doctor 'eyeball' this in order to get adequate evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

You can't: It is a burn, and will require 3-7 days for the reddness to lighten. Prevention is only real option, in future, use a sunblock. ...Read more

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When will redness from my sunburn go away?

Variable: It usually takes a matter of days however sometimes the redness can be permanent if the burn was severe. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat redness?

Way too vague.: Redness of ____? Please provide more information about your symptoms and re-ask this question. ...Read more

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What can cause redness on my brother's face?

What can cause redness on my brother's face?

Redness brother face: 1. you slapped him?
2. He did not use sunscreen?
3. He is embarrassed?

Need pictures and more details. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat facial redness?

What is the best way to treat facial redness?

Depends on cause: The most common cause of chronic facial redness is rosacea. There is not one best way to treat rosacea. Avoiding the triggers such as sun exposure and spicy foods are beneficial. Oral and topical medications can be very helpful, as can laser and light treatments to reduce redness and prominent facial blood vessels (telangiectasias). See your doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you reduce redness of sunburn - fast!?

Sunburn care: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

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How can you reduce redness and dryness of skin?

How can you reduce redness and dryness of skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Is it common to have redness of gum after a rct?

Is it common to have redness of gum after a rct?

Root canal: Most doctors use a rubber dam or shield to treat the root canal and there is a clamp that holds it around the tooth-that may be a possibility as to why there is redness. Some times some of the liquids that are used to clean the root canal are acidic and that may irritate the tissue also. ...Read more

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How to get the redness of sunburn to go away fast?

Sunburn redness....: The most effective way to improve the redness from a sunburn is to use a topical steroid, like 1% Hydrocortisone and a NSAID like Motrin or ibuprofen. Make sure to keep the area moisturized with a product like eucerin, lubriderm or an aloe vera based cream. This helps most superficial sunburns. Your primary doc can also prescribe specific treatments. Camouflage make-up will cover for an event. ...Read more