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Sodium Nitrate Rash
I avoid sodium nitrate because it can cause facial bloating. Now my question is, can sodium citrate cause facial bloating?
Forget it: Neither of these causes facial bloating.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are potassium and sodium nitrate in processed meats carcinogenic? How often is it recommended you eat these preservatives and serving size?
Not Healthy food: Processed meats are not healthy food. It is to be avoided. So should Red meat be aavoided as these foods increase the risk for Cancer. You can eat plant based foods (fruits and vegies), Pasta and grains and Poultry meats. Fish is the best alternative. You can supplement this with Soy products like Tofu and Eggs. You can also use Plant Nuts as a good source of Proteins (in place of meats). ...Read more
I think it was the sodium nitrate used in the curing of the corned beef? It attacked my joints with severe inflamation & swelling. What to do?
Some people experience palps after eating heavy meals that are rich in carb, sugar, fat, high level of MSG, nitrates & sodium (webmd. Com). Why could?
Multiple responses: Carbs and sugar effect changes in insulin and blood sugar levels which, when abnormal, can cause palpitations. SMG and sodium causes salt and fluid retention, high blood pressure and heart failure with palpitations. Nitrates cause asthma and allergies in some. I'm not aware of fat causing immediate palpitations. ...Read more
I keep getting underarm fungal rash. I use miconazole nitrate and it only controls It for a little while but it always come back. It's spreading : (?
I burned my lip with silver nitrate & then scrubbed the stain off with salt water, taking lip skin off. I now have a blistered lip. Do I keep it dry?
I burned my lip with silver nitrate & spent 2 hrs scrubbing it off with salt water. It blistered the next day from the trauma. How do I treat it?
Family practice: Treat it symptomatically. Medicated lip balm would be appropriate lips heal nicely. It has a good blood supply. ...Read more
Good question: There has been considerable human epidemiological data pertaining to the consumption of (nitrite-containing) cured meats and hot dogs during pregnancy and the risk for childhood brain cancer. The associations of maternal consumption of cured meat with risk of childhood brain tumors were quite consistent across studies, particularly for hot dog consumption. ...Read more
Site of infection: This is an antifungal given for infection of the skin, nails and vagina. It should be applied to whichever of these sites is infected, lightly, several times per day after cleaning and drying. ...Read more
Protein ; nitrates: Protein is normally not found in urine. Nitrate can be normally found in urine. It results from protein breakdown. System used to quantify protein is 0, trace, and then 1+ to 4+. So there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. Follow up with your doctor for any further eval/treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Nitrites are an indication of certain type of bacteria (gram negative commonly e. Coli), but other bacteria may not cause a urinalysis to be nitrite positive. Urine culture is the definitive way to diagnose a uti, and you should follow with your physician for diagnosis and possible treatment if UTI identified. ...Read more
Possibly: Need to know more than the results of a urinalysis. As stated in prior response your symptoms are more important than lab results which are difficult to interpret outside the context of clinical illness. ...Read more
Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Nitrates can be normal in urine. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help. ...Read more
Bleeding: Yes light bleeding is acceptableGet a more detailed answer ›
You should not be: Mixing any creatine products. Main reason is because each creatine product have its own chemical formula, and mixing them may reduce their absorption rate in your digestive system. Take them separately, or better yet sick with 1 formulation that works for you after you have experimented. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Econazole cream: Normally it is a safe cream in children with minor side effects like redness, itching and burning at the site, rash which looks like pimples.These side effect usually pass, but if they persist stop the cream. You should call your doctor immidiately if you get very rare side effects, blisters, open sores or allergic reactionlikesneezind, dizuness and trouble breathing. ...Read more
Can dipsticks from the store like AZO really give accurate reading on uti. Nitrate (-) but LE was somewhat postive.?
UTI: If you have burning with urination or other symptoms you need to visit a doctor promptly. It is dangerous to wait and try to diagnose yourself. Be seen immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
My son has Nephrotic syndrome and is currently relapsing he has tested positive for nitrates this morning do I need to take him to the hospital?
See below: Nitrites normally are not found in urine but result when bacteria are present that reduce urinary nitrates to nitrites. False positive readings can occur. If significant amounts of leukocytes are also present, would support the presence of a UTI. Most important is whether your son is having symptoms of a UTI: fever, chills, burning, urgency, frequency in which case, contacting your MD more urgent. ...Read more