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Stepped Lawn Pesticide
Stepped in lawn pesticide in socks they were wet after I stepped off changed but did not wash them feet seem burny or irritated should worry?
Stepped on lawn pesticides in socks feet we're wet in sucks rubbed feet on carpet should I worry about being poisoned chemicals used by landscapers?
Watch if any rash:
Watch for any rash
If none don't worry ...Read more
Organic: There are natural options when it comes to pest control for lawns and outdoor spaces. Consult an organic or chemical-free landscaper and use essential-oil based products when possible. Remember, dandelions aren't neurotoxic (from normal environmental exposure) but pesticides can be. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with diaphragm paralysis on my right side. I work in lawn care. Could exposure to pesticides cause this?
Possible, unlikely: The cause of weakness or paralysis of the diaphragm is injury or dysfunction of the phrenic nerve or from muscle disease of the diaphragm muscles. An electromyogram can help sort this out. Usually other nerves or muscles are affected that can be more easily tested. Pesticide exposure is a remote, unlikely cause but could be considered in the work-up. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Toxicology: It is usually wise to seek a medical center or clinic which specializes in running toxicology assessments — it can help if one knows what particular pesticide one might have been exposed to and to estimate or record routes of exposure, duration of exposure, immediates symptoms or reactions etc. ...Read more
It ia any chemical or natually abtained substance that when exposed 2 a pest, it kills it.
There r many & if u r going 2 use any for what ever reason, read the label thoroughly! ...Read more
Aerosol spread: Pesticides applied as spray will be carried by the wind. The amount of exposure will depend on the direction and intesity of wind and the distance from the site of spraying. ...Read more
Unknown : What kind of pesticides? Try to find some answers on line with precision question. ...Read more
Pesticides in Food: Organic farming generally does not use synthetic chemical pesticides. Toxic residues are the exception, and pesticide cocktails are very rare. For this reason, babies and small children should be given only organic products to eat. Please note that fair trade products are guaranteed organic products only when they are labelled as such. ...Read more
Get some blood tests: Depending upon the variety of pesticide, it is not unique to get headaches or other problems. Would double check for underlying effects upon neurotransmitters, perhaps evaluate oxygen, carbon monoxide, etc. Would use meds commonly employed in migraine to prevent further events. ...Read more
Depends on the :
The chemical and dose or exposure. See this site for more info.
http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/pesticides/b_1.htm. ...Read more
Pesticide test: If am not aware of any home tests. Should contact your local agriculture office. ...Read more
Organic Means More!: To be certified organic, a food or fiber must meet strict rules that include being grown without the use of toxic synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, artificial hormones, chemical fertilizers, and genetic modification. And animals must have access to pasture and normal behaviors for their kind. 'Pesticide-free' is nice, but not certified. ...Read more
SLUDGE: Common pesticides attack the muscarinic receptors, causing "sludge:" salivation, lacrimation (tearing), urination, diarrhea, gi-upset and emesis (vomiting). If you are working outside near spraying and experience any of these symptoms, go to the er right away. There are various antidotes, depending on which pesticide you were dosed with but Atropine is a good starting point. ...Read more
Depends on the level: Trace amounts of pesticides are likely to show up in water. You may wish to consult the state health department in illinois for a better read of the test results. ...Read more
There is: Pesticides are chemicals that are used to suppress the growth of bugs that interfere with crops growing. They work primarily on the nervous system of the bugs killing them. Unfortunately, in high doses they can harm human beings in a similar way. Chronic exposure can potentially lead to mutations and long term consequences such as cancer and other health issues. ...Read more
Unusual: It is unusual but it does happen from time,. ...Read more
See below: There are a number of different chemicals used to kill pests and poisoning or toxicity from these chemicals can occur in different ways. Pesticides can harm humans when humans have a short term, large volume exposure (as in suicide or accidental ingestions) or low level exposures for long periods of time. Many pesticides cause damage to nerve cells and the diagnosis is made by suspecting it. ...Read more
Wash hands: As long as you take this precaution before you nurse, there should be no problem with this! ...Read more
Yes: I am not sure that cure is the appropiate term for an answer, but there are treatments for most any poisoning. I poisoning is suspected, your best bet is the local er. If no local er then call 1-800-222-1222 emergency only. Have the offending agent on hand so you can read ingredients. Do not induce vomitting as vomitting is not the best soloution in some cases dependent upon the agent. ...Read more