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What is rhizopus nigricans toxin?

What is rhizopus nigricans toxin?

Rhizopus toxin: Rhizopus nigricans is the fungus commonly known as bread mould. It is found abundantly on damp walls, basement areas and on kitchen leftovers, and clinically an important fungus and causes allergic symptoms. ‘toxic mould syndrome’ is a controversial diagnosis associated with exposure to mould-contaminated environments. An aqueous extract from 0.045 grams of dried mould can kill a 1.35 kg rabbit. ...Read more

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What is rhizopus nigricans toxin?

Rhizopus toxin: Rhizopus nigricans is the fungus commonly known as bread mould. It is found abundantly on damp walls, basement areas and on kitchen leftovers, and clinically an important fungus and causes allergic symptoms. ‘toxic mould syndrome’ is a controversial diagnosis associated with exposure to mould-contaminated environments. An aqueous extract from 0.045 grams of dried mould can kill a 1.35 kg rabbit. ...Read more

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Rhizopus nigricans - is it edible in small amounts?

Rhizopus nigricans - is it edible in small amounts?

Bread Mold: Rhizopus nigricans is a fungus known as bread mold and found in soil, and children's sandboxes. Dispersed in hot dry weather, the spores contain allergenic proteins which can produce respiratory and nasal symptoms (e.g. chronic cough, dyspnea, chest tightness, chronic phlegm, snuffle, and allergic rhinitis). Eaten in small quantities it is not likely to be harmful if your gastric acid is normal. ...Read more

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Whats acanthosis nigricans?

Whats acanthosis nigricans?

Dark skin: It is a disorder where the skin gets thicker and darker as you gain weight usually, however there are some patients who have normal body weight still have the problem. It usually is on the cheeks, neck, underarms, groin, elbows, knees, ankles, knuckle area hands and feet. ...Read more

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Does acanthosis nigricans wipe off?

Does acanthosis nigricans wipe off?

no: Nacanthosis nigricans is a condition characterized by abnormal thickening and darkening of the skin, especially in body creases. It is most commonly associated with obesity or polycystic ovarian disease in women, though acanthosis nigricans can occasionally be found in people who have more serious underlying health problems or who are taking certain medications. Treatment of cause will help. ...Read more

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Acanthosis nigricans are dangerous?

Acanthosis nigricans are dangerous?

Acnathosis Nigricans: Is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. It typically is a sign of another disorder such as diabetes , obesity with Insulin resistance, hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency. However, it can also be a sign of stomach or liver cancer. ...Read more

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Can you die from acanthosis nigricans ?

Can you die from acanthosis nigricans ?

Not specifically: The skin condition is not deadly, but it can be a clue to underlying metabolic problems (like Insulin resistance, diabetes, lipid problems) that increase risk of complications and death. It is a sign to get a full check up and start healthier behaviors. ...Read more

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Best way to treat acanthosis nigricans?

Best way to treat acanthosis nigricans?

Reduce insulin resis: Usually it means you have metabolic syndrome, meaning you're overweight and Insulin resistant - with a high probability of developing diabetes in the future, particularly if you have a positive family history. Diet, exercise, weight loss, education and possibly medication (?Metformin), would be things to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Acanthosis nigricans can appear on your face?

Acanthosis nigricans can appear on your face?

See below: A velvety, dark patch of skin can form on most areas on the body, including the: armpits. Back of the neck. Groin area (especially in skin folds and creases). Elbows. Knees. Knuckles. Belly button. Woman’s breasts (beneath). Face. Female genitalia. Less often, a patch can form on the lips, mouth, eyelids, palms of the hands, bottoms of the feet, and nipples. ...Read more