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Side Effects Of Eating Pumice Stone
No: If you have calcium, cystine, or triple-phosphate stones, no. If you have uric acid stones, also no, though you may have been advised to restrict your diet to keep purine intake low. Almonds aren't loaded with purines. You can probably ignore stuff about "acid / alkaline forming foods" from kidney-stone websites; stay hydrated and comply with the rest of your rx. ...Read more
Have 4mm stone and fragments that never passed from ESWL. Dr. prescribed Pot Citrate 2x a day. Does it prevent & dissolve stones? Side effects?
Here are some...: Most of times, a 4-mm stone may spontaneously pass with some expected pain or stay in kidney as the the core (nidus) to grow bigger over time. The use of potassium citrate is used specifically or nonsepcifically for assuming shortage of citrate in your urine - a known stone inhibiting substance, General advice for you is: daily urine output >2500 cc; lower oral intake of salt, red meat, & dairy. . ...Read more
Methlyprednisolone USP 4mgpack for inflamation saliva stone. Scared to take it cause of the bad side effects. I've read about suicide on this drug.
That is a very rare: Side effect and should not effect your ability to take it as it will treat your problem ...Read more
My friend had gall stones. Doctor told to remove gallbladder. Is there any way to dissolve stones? What will be side effects if gallbladder removed?
Remove gallbladder: The only effective treatment for patients with symptomatic gallbladder disease with stones is to remove the gallbladder. You create stones due to an abnormal mixture of your fats and bile salts, and frequently genetic predisposition to lithogenic bile. A small percentage of people have loose stools for a short time after gallbladder removal. ...Read more
I'm on Topamax 50mg/daily for migraines. What are the main side effects? I have kidney stones and am underweight so Neuro doc said keep an eye on them
Avoid pumice: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
See below: Remove the elevated whitish skin and when you see pink stop. ...Read more
No: Abrasion of a scar may worsen it. Just the opposite of what you want. ...Read more
Would using a pumice stone everyday for three weeks remove hair, either permanently or temporarily?
Pumice: Pumice works through friction. Although pumice is usually used to smooth down rough skin, repeated use could wear off hairs. Please be careful not to abrade your skin with too frequent or aggressive use of pumice. It would not cause permanent loss unless you really damaged the skin. ...Read more
What to do if I have a pumice stone and my boyfriend has terribly callused feet. How do I use the stone?
Hello, I have dark heels and I don't know what it comes from. I use a pedicure blade and it comes back. I use a pumice stone every day & it comes back?
It may be: A normal variant of color but the only way to know is visit the doc. And let them take a look to see if normal or warrants a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a corn on my left sole, it is too painful. I tried corn pads and pumice stone but it worked for a short period. What should I do?
If a pumice stone is used daily, how long would it take for hair to be removed and would it also remove the black spots associated with shaving?
Hmmm...: A pumice stone scratches off the upper layer of dead skin cells, but use it too often or too vigorously and one will scratch off the upper layer of live skin cells too. That would lead to inflammation (irritation and redness), which in turn could cause splotchy skin with hyperpigmentation (dark spots). Maybe that pumice stone isn't such a good idea. ...Read more
I used a pumice stone on a verruca (thought it was just a callus then); is it ok to keep using the samestone, or will doing so maybe spread more warts?
Yes. It can spread. Here are some otc treatments.
1. Salicylic acid. This is most effective against plantar warts (warts on the soles of the feet). One should use the strongest (highest %) of salicylic acid possible.
2. Cryosurgery. There are now home treatment freezing units and should be used with extreme care.
3. Duct tape. No better than placebo, but works for 20% ...Read more
Would removing hair with a pumice stone leave black spots like shaving? Have light complexion and dark hair
Pumice stone: The pumice stone may or may not basically grind the hair off the surface of the skin but it would take a lot of friction which will primarily affect the skin surface and not the hair. All that rubbing can cause a pretty significant rash and erosions of the surface. That can result in infection and later when it heals in darkening or blotchiness of the skin. Definitely not recommended. ...Read more
If I use a pumice stone for three hours then a turmeric mixture, how long will that remove hair for?
Would using a pumice stone daily and turmeric mixture as directed by ehow, remove hair permanently and quickly?
Probably not: See a doctor to inquire about other treatments. ...Read more
If I use a pumice stone daily and use turmeric as directed by ehow, how long would it take for hair removal, temporary or permanent?
Depends: Depends. Could take up to one month? ...Read more
How do I get rid of dark skin on elbows? Been trying everything including hard pumice stone in shower. Is surgery an option? Hopefully not...Plz help!
Doc I hav plantar warts which bleeds when I use pumice stone d it s very painful even for touch. Can u giv sm home remedies for it and a prescription?
86 the pumice: Plantar warts bleed with debridement due to the blood supply that goes to the lesions. These capillaries are what feed the virus. Normal debridement can make them bleed, but usually without ant pain. Pumice stones may be too abrasive causing you pain. Also, the location of the wart will contribute to the pain level (under a bone). OTC medications have limited benefit. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
How can I get rid of the corns on my feet? I've used the pumice stone to scrub daily and mosturize daily, I did this all summer & wore open shoes
For corns: See a podiatrist. They can shave them and use different treatments to remove them. If they are on the bottom of the foot and are treated improperly they may scar and cause a permanent tender spot. ...Read more
No: Ingrown toe nail is painful and may get worse caused by infection. It is very unlikely that pumice stone would change the course. See you doctor for advice and treatment including surgical removal of the ingrown section, if infected. ...Read more
Do I have a foot fungus? How can I get rid of dead peeling skin on my feet? I have very dry feet, the skin on the bottom of my feet have been peeling for as long as I can remember, I tried using a pumice stone, soaking them, getting a pedicure, but noth
There are several conditions that can cause peeling of the skin on your feet. Any process that triggers rapid renewal of the epidermis on your feet will contribute to thickened, peeling skin; in many cases this problem is merely due to an occupation that demands a lot of walking or standing.
Your doctor can readily diagnose a fungal infection by obtaining a skin scraping and examining it under a microscope. If this doesn't reveal the cause of your peeling, he/she can investigate for other potential causes (circulation problems, dyshidrosis, ichthyosis, autoimmune disorders, etc.).
If you haven't seen your doctor about this issue yet, I recommend you do so. ...Read more
Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) are not recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
No!: Garlic is good, it lowers your cholesterol! Some people may have some heart burn with it...Otherwise there is no side effects. ...Read more
Health benefits: Black pepper contains vitamins c& k, iron, potassium & fiber. Although more studies are needed it has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools & gas). It is useful to reduce congestion occuring w colds or the flu. It has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory effects & promotes bioavailability for other nutrients. ...Read more