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Impending heart attack, anemia, angina, gerd, muscle strain ? Taken tylenol, used salonpas, took alprazolam. Nothing works on the 17th of sept, i was out , " de-rusting " a bike, & getting any rust of the chain. Also, i did lift the bike ; a rockhopper.

Impending heart attack, anemia, angina, gerd, muscle strain ? Taken tylenol, used salonpas, took alprazolam. Nothing works on the 17th of sept, i was out , " de-rusting " a bike, & getting any rust of the chain. Also, i did lift the bike ; a rockhopper.

What is the ?: If you were having angina - cardiac chest pain after activity - you should have been calling 911, getting ems or going to a hospital, and not sitting at your computer typing. Tylenol, salonpas and xanax are not the right treatment for an impending myocardial infarction. See your doctor about your chest pain and work on reducing your risks - smoking, overweight, high fat/cholesterol. Take aspirin. ...Read more

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Will i consume a significant amount of iron if i cook with a cast iron pan that's a bit rusty? Should i take care to remove the rust or is it safe?

Will i consume a significant amount of iron if i cook with a cast iron pan that's a bit rusty? Should i take care to remove the rust or is it safe?

No , not hygenic: Your are not going to get iron over dose by using iron pot , orally body can not absorb more than a 1mg / a day , elemental iron the pot has can not get absorbed need to be ionic iron , it is unhygienic to eat with rust , clean the pot , wash it throughly then use it , you will be fine. ...Read more

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Could daily exposure to rust cause tetanus or some other type of illness?

Could daily exposure to rust cause tetanus or some other type of illness?

Not tetanus: Tetanus is caused by bacteria that may live on rusty nails and is introduced by a puncture wound. Chronic exposure to rust dust can lead to inhalation and abnormal chest xray findings as well as exacerbate airway reactivity. ...Read more

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My dish washer is starting to rust. Does it pose a health risk if I keep using it? Its been half a year of me using it like that.

My dish washer is starting to rust. Does it pose a health risk if I keep using it? Its been half a year  of me using it like that.

Dish washer rust: There shouldn't be a problem. Rust - is a form of oxidized iron. It may stain your dishes and cause your water to have a metallic taste (iron in well water) but rusting appliances pose no threat except for water leaking and electricity. ...Read more

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Why does rust cause tetanus?

Why does rust cause tetanus?

Not the rust: It is not the rust, but bacteria that often live on rusty nails. It is the puncture wound that allows these bacteria to enter your body and grow in the relatively low oxygen environment of a puncture wound. ...Read more

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I scraped my face and shoulder on rust. What should I do now?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Jennifer had white rust on her toung look like milk but its not..How did she get it? She doesn't eat much?

Jennifer had white rust on her toung look like milk but its not..How did she get it? She doesn't eat much?

Thrush : It is not clear but i believe you are describing oral thrush. Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus, also known as yeast. Candida infection is not limited to the mouth; it can occur in other parts of the body as well, causing diaper rash in infants or vaginal yeast infections in women. Treatment is anti fungal medication . See your pediatric doctor or a dentist for rx. ...Read more

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If you have a harrington rod can it rust?

No: These are stainless steel and cannot/will not rust. ...Read more

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