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Doctor insights on: Slaked Lime

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Does too much lime cause bodyaches?

Does too much lime cause bodyaches?

Nope: This dietary staple of the mexican diet causes no bodily aches and pains or any other problems. It is a nice taste enhancer for many foods. ...Read more

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What does a lime tick hit look like?

A little tick: A little tick. Look up pictures of the deer tick on the internet. ...Read more

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Do lime water help to reduce acidity?

Do lime water help to reduce acidity?

It depends. Lime: juice is quite acidic (low pH and very tart or sour taste) due to its citric acid content. It has an acidic effect in the mouth, throat and esophagus. After entering the blood stream, it's neutralized by minerals like sodium, potassium & calcium and becomes more alkaline. Lime water is pretty dilute, so it doesn't have an appreciable effect on the overall acidity of the body. Helpful???? ...Read more

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What dose lime disease do to a person?

What dose lime disease do to a person?

It depends: The initial presentation is that of a flu-like illness. Left untreated, it can eventually cause cardiac, neurologic and arthritic problems. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lime disease?

What are the symptoms of lime disease?

Any/All: This is a very bad illness we are trying to meet head-on with early treatment with doxycycline. First-find a hard shell tick on your body-it takes 24 hrs to transmit-then a "bulls-eye" rash is our clue you are infected, we usually treat asap. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm allergic to limes?

How can I tell if i'm allergic to limes?

Lime allergy: Lime allergy is not very common. Symptoms after exposure would ocur. Best test is to have an allergist perform skin test using a fresh lime. Commercial extracts of fruits may lead to falsely negative skin test. Lime allergy has also been described as a rash that occurs after handling limes then being exposed to sunlight leading to a phototoxic dermatitis. Outdoor bartenders are at risk! ...Read more

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Can you have lime disease for years without knowing it?

Can you have lime disease for years without knowing it?

Yes: Lyme disease can quietly spread to many organs and iit's common for patients with lyme disease to not get properly diagnosed for up to two years. Many of the symptoms of lyme disease mimic other illnesses. Lyme is known as "the great imitator" of the new millenium for this reason. Most commonly, patients with lyme are diagnosed as chronic fatigue syndr and/or fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lime disease and how long does it last?

Let me explain: Lyme disease is a serious disorder transmitted by ticks to humans. It was first identified in the United States in 1975. Headache chills and fever muscle and joint pain fatigue swollen lymph nodes a red rash that resembles a bull's-eye if you're treated with appropriate antibiotics in the early stages of the disease, you're likely to recover completely. ...Read more