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Bad for health: Prolonged exposure to urethane foam which has petroleum based chemicals may effect the nervous system and immune system that means it may be resposible for illnesses like asthma, cancer, neurological diseaes, allergies and auto immune disorders, infertility, miscarriage childrns behavior disorders. ...Read more
Most likely inhaled styrofoam and took E-Ray only showed circle thing what will happen when it just sits there I'm not coughing will it go away anxios?
Will not go away: styrofoam is not bio compatible with dissolving on its own. If it's showing up in your imaging of your nose, you may need to see and ENT doctor, who can irrigate it carefully, so it doesn't go deeper into your sinuses. There are OTC nasal irrigation solutions available through using a Netti pot. However, it may be best to get professional advice from an ENT doctor first. Then proceed ahead. ...Read more
Water dangerous?: Water can be dangerous if you can't swin and it's over your head. But 6 glasses a day is good for you. To drink out of a styrofoam cup probably totally safe. Go chewing in the cup, not so good. Put food in styrofoam and heat in a microwave and probably not safe. Just use prudence and as directed and you are probably. For peace of mind don't and use an alternative. ...Read more
Microwave styrofoam: yes if it gets too hot and catches no fire do not breath fumes. ...Read more
I noticed KFC restaurant has gone to styrofoam containers for hot mashed potatoes. I have eaten from these containers many times and have noticed a bad chemical taste when I get to the bottom of the container. Is my health in danger long term? How?
Plastic containers: Of any kind can put toxins into food, especially when heated. This MAY be just one more source of collecting toxins in the body. Anything we can do to eliminate toxins is good. Please do not re-heat in any type of plastic or use Teflon frying pans. Some people naturally detox better than others. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It takes only a few minutes to make up a scare story / health hoax. Debunking it takes far longer, and for your trouble you get called "unspiritual" or told you're in the pay of the wicked corporations. This is one more internet hoax that you can ignore. Despite all the piranhas at the nih, each striving to make a name by proving a real risk, there's not a single publication. ...Read more
Why would my husband hide styrofoam cups? Does this have to do with his diabetes? Alcohalic consumption?
Ask Him: Ask him directly. If you are concerned about possible alcoholism, you need to be very aggressive in getting him the care he needs. It's possible that this is a nervous disorder, like some sort of obsessive compulsive disorder, but more information is necessary in order to help you with this. Good luck. Try your best getting the answer from him directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I inhaled styrofoam but ER won't do anything they can't find it in the X-ray cuse it will not show he said its fine if it stays there anxious?
Not a problem: Styrofoam in your mouth will not cause any problems. If it is swallowed and is a very small piece (like the size or a dime or less), it should have no problem passing through your system and you will poop it out. ...Read more
My daughter was using styrofoam for a school project. While cleaning up, some loose particles flew into the air and it felt like one went into my nose?
You can try having: someone look with a flashlight and if a piece is seen, you should go to your doctor or the ER to have it removed. If you don't see anything, but still feel like something is there, you should do the same. Please don't try to remove it unless it's partially sticking out; you are more likely to push it further in. ...Read more
I went to the ER because styrofoam exploded on my face I look at the X-Ray and it looks clear but there were little circle things in my chest like 4?
I drink water either from a personal container or glass in 15 days an allergic reaction has come from drinking from styrofoam and straw bad reactions?
Styrofoam bits came all over me so I went to the ER took an X-ray it showed these perfect circles buy the middle could it be the foam or blood vessel ?
None: Most likely artifacts from necklace or shirt buttons. ...Read more
Why does my left eye feel heavy? The corner of my left eye has been feeling heavy for 2 days and aches a little bit when i blink. This started about half hour after i left the landfill (to throw some recycling material). It was windy and a little dusty th
Inhaled styrofoam ER X-ray showed clear but I saw little perfect circles dr said blood vessels what if that was the foam what will happen pull it out?
Had silicone breast implant removed. felt much better for two days, then bloody leakage with what looks like Styrofoam balls mixed in and pain. ?
See your doctor: I am surmising that the implant was removed for pain, swelling, warmth, etc. The implant either leaked or was infected. Drainage can be a combination of a reaction to the silicone that leak ed or an infection or both. At any rate you need it evaluated so that it may be treated appropriately. ...Read more
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