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Smokeless Tobacco Causing Severe Body Itching
Prickly heat or allergic reaction to opiate painkiller? - painful burning sensation over whole body & face, dry mouth, tight dry throat, racing heart.
Stevens Johnson synd: Check out drugs.Com & epocrates.Com for drug information including interactions & side effects. Stevens johnson syndrome or erythema multiforme (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/stevens-johnson-syndrome/ds00940) is a rare but severe allergic reaction. Go seek urgent medical evaluation if burning in mouth is due to blisters from medication. ...Read more
Dipping Tobacco Bad: Saliva leaches the nicotine out of the "dipping" tobacco & decreases blood flow to the oral, esphogeal & stomach mucous membranes. This mucosa becomes more permeable to the 200+ cancer producing chemicals in tobacco. If you drink alcohol, the alcohol it extracts the chemicals enhancing their penetration into the mucosa. Stop if you can, or get help to stop. ...Read more
Body lotion: Yes some lotions contain irritants espeically if you have an inflamed nose already. ...Read more
Can chronic dehydration cause chronic hives (physical urticaria) since water directly affects histamine production in the blood? Rehydration cure it?
What could cause decreased sensation throughout the whole body inc.Face scalp gums genitals , could severe damage to peripheral nerves cause this?
Excessive intake of tobacco with more lime for years caused erosions in my duodenum & formed ulcers which lead me to fatigue, constant low fever & pai?
Etiology: Not sure you are correct about the source of the current problems. Sounds as if you should see a gastroenterologist asap and get diagnosed and treated. Do not wait. ...Read more
Unlikely: The most common causes of chronic cough are asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infections and acid reflux from the stomach. A person with a chronic cough should be evaluated so a treatment can be directed at the cause of the cough. Even though chewing tobacco is unlikely to trigger a chronic cough, there are serious adverse effects including cancer of the mouth. ...Read more
Pipe burn: It is more likely that the lip swelling is a heat burn from the smoking apparatus (pipe, etc) than from an allergic reaction. That said, your drugs could be cut with virtually anything, and are likely to harm you. Please get help. Stopping the problem would be more helpful than solving the lip swelling. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can HPV itself cause cancer in penis and oropharynx or do the other risk factors need to be met.Like collection of smegma, smoking chewing tobacco etc?
Synergy: Having more than one risk factor usually raises cancer risk a lot more than just adding up the odds. For penis cancer, HPV plus lack of circumcision is the usual combination of risk factors. For oropharyngeal, the risk is more additive, according to this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27197530 ...Read more
I've read about numerous cases of polypropylene mesh reactions resulting in cancer. Can years of chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to polypropylene mesh in the body lead to cancer?
I don't believe it: Go to the refereed medical literature and you'll find a single article from 2000 in an obscure german-language journal about the foreign-body reaction and idly conjecturing cancer promotion; i just ran a search of the nih data-base and there are no actual cases. This sort of thing in connective tissue is well-known to us pathologists and doesn't turn malignant. Stop reading internet junk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause itchy, gritty feeling in all mucous membranes and itchy skin. Could an allergy cause itching widespread? E-cig allergy perhaps?
Yes: an exposure to an irritant or allergy can cause your symptoms ...Read more
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