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When was sulfur first used as medicine?

When was sulfur first used as medicine?

Sulfur & Sulfas: Sulfur occurs naturally in hot springs and volcanic craters and was probably first used thousands of years ago in remedies for skin conditions.
In modern medicine, sulfas, organic compounds containing sulfur were first synthesized in the 1930s. The first sulfa was prontosil (sulfonamidochrysoidine) a prodrug made by bayer, (aspirin) then came sulfanilimide in 1935 by the pasteur institute. ...Read more

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Why do I keep smelling sulfur if there is no sulfur around?

Why do I keep smelling sulfur if there is no sulfur around?

Unusual odors: Foul odors can be problems of the smelling organs of the nose or could be related to infections of the upper respiratory tract, sinuses, throat, and esophagus. ...Read more

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Do both of these have sulfur in them. I think I have problems with sulfur?

Do both of these have sulfur in them. I think I have problems with sulfur?

Sulfa allergy: If you are referring to your medications, then I am not aware that there is sulfur in Ambien, Omeprazole or Klonipin. Certain antiobiotics such as Bactrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole) or streptomycin and diuretics (furosemide) have sulfa in them that have caused allergic or anaphylactic reactions. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Sulfur burps and horrible diarreah nauseous?

Sulfur burps and horrible diarreah nauseous?

Giardia: I would be highly suspicious of giardia, which is often found to contaminate freshwater sources--streams? Wells? It is well known to cause burping that has a foul egg or sulfur like smell. This can be easily treated. Please contact your doctor so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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What do sulfur burps mean?

What do sulfur burps mean?

Poor emptying: Sulfur-like burps usually suggest a problem in how your stomach empties. Usually slower than normal. Get it checked, it is not normal. ...Read more

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Is vancomycin sulfur-based?

Sulfur in vancomycin: Look up in wikipedia and if you see an S in the diagram of the structure. ...Read more

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Is it true that sulfur is a neurotoxin?

What form?: Pure sulfur may be but that form is not consumable. Sulfa is a common element in many drugs and is not neuro toxic. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between sulfa and sulfur medications?

Is there a difference between sulfa and sulfur medications?

Yes: Many people have taken "sulfa" drugs (usually an antibiotic) and have had allergic reactions to them (usually hives). This does not mean they are allergic to all medications containing the element "sulfur." for example, you may be allergic to sulfamethoxazole (an antibiotic) but not to hydrochlorothiazide (a sulfur containing high blood pressure medication). ...Read more

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I spilled dilute sulfuric acid on myself, is this dangerous?

I spilled dilute sulfuric acid on myself, is this dangerous?

Wash it off: Right away. Neutralize the remaining acid on your skin with a paste of baking sofa and water. If the burn appears serious go to the ER at your local hospital. If not, wash and dry the area and apply Neomycin cream to prevent infection. Cover the area loosely and keep it clean. ...Read more

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Is the Sulfur Soap anti aging or its gonna makes you loo older?

Is the Sulfur Soap anti aging or its gonna makes you loo older?

It's just soap: The only thing soap does (whatever kind) is help get rid of dirt and oils. If you want skin anti-aging, best bet is to protect from sun, don't smoke, eat healthy foods, and get plenty of rest and hydration. ...Read more

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I am allergic to sulfur are there any foods that have sulfur in it. And how can find out?

I am allergic to sulfur are there any foods that have sulfur in it. And how can find out?

Sulfa: You are probably referring to a problem with the class of antibiotics called sulfa drugs. You would not have any food allergies associated with this. ...Read more

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What is the sulfur smell from in eggs?

What is the sulfur smell from in eggs?

Odors, sulfa drugs: The rotten eggs smell is hydrogen sulfide gas. It has nothing to do with the sulfa (sulfonamide)-type antimicrobials. ...Read more

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Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. Why is that?

Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. Why is that?

Here are some. ..: Urine smell reflects what you consumed, how concentrated the urine is, and how your unique sense of smell is. In general, it's good idea to ignore urine odor as long as urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is normal and you void well with steady continuous flow and feeling bladder empty. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

NO: Colitis would not affect the quality of burps. Colitis presents with pain, fever, occasional bloating, and pain or mucus in stool. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does wine have sulfur / sulfa in it?

Some do: Many wines from all over the world contain sulfates, which are sulfur-containing molecules. Thsi is not the same as the drug 'sulfa.'. ...Read more

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How can I test to see if I have a sulfur deficiency?

How can I test to see if I have a sulfur deficiency?

You do not!: There is no need to test. There is no clinical disorder due to sulfur deficiency.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can you take vancomycin if you are allergic to sulfur?

Can you take vancomycin if you are allergic to sulfur?

Yes: So far no known cross reactivity between vancomycin and sulpha compounds, always tell your doctors what are your medicine allergies, good luck ...Read more

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What does sulfuric acid do to your skin after prolonged exposure?

What does sulfuric acid do to your skin after prolonged exposure?

Burns: It will begine to destroy the outer epidermal layer and then go deeper to the dermis and then beyond. If you are being exposed to this without protection, stop it immediatley and seek help. ...Read more

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Could high mercury levels cause histamine and sulfur intolerance?

Could high mercury levels cause histamine and sulfur intolerance?

Need more specifics: What do you mean by "histamine and sulfur intolerance"?

Do you know that you have high mercury levels?

You evidently have a source of medical care for several conditions. Best to consult your own doc with complex questions. Sorry can't be of more help. ...Read more