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The Dangers Risks Of Taking Silica
18 w pregnant. Hairbrush handle busted open. Made of silica/silicone gel. Scared it could be in my hair & get ingested at some point. Is it dangerous?
No worry: Please this is nothing to get so worried about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There was quite a bit of sand in my food for dinner. Just wondering if accidentally eating sand was dangerous?
This: should pass through your system ...Read more
I realised that there was a bit of sand in my cooked vegetables for dinner just now. Just wondering if accidentally eating sand in food was dangerous?
Should be ok: you most likely will pass the sand through your digestive tract. ...Read more
Is there any long term complications that develop from repeated exposure to ferro manganese (femn) or ferro silica (fesi)? I work in a steel foundry.
Girlfriend needs help with her Bartholin's cysts that is reacquiring. She has had one marsupialization almost a year ago. Will silica 30 help?
It should not help: Truly homeopathic "medications" are made by repeated dilutions, so that the ingredient is not really there anymore (just the "essence" of it remains). That means there is no active ingredient left to cause any benefit. However, that also implies that the homeopathic "medicine" should be pretty harmless, unless some other non-homeopathic ingredient (such as some additional chemical) was added. ...Read more
Try viviscal: We are starting a men's study at our office, but the women's study on this supplement have been amazing. I helps grow more hair, thicker hair. But most hair grows to certain lengths depending on the individual! ...Read more
I am on clomid, having lots of hair fall, can i take biotin and silica complex for the hair fall issue? Thanks.
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Mayo defines instertitial markings a lung disease caused ie (asbestos, silica dust, grain dust?) are dependent instertitial different if syptm same?
Just a description: "Interstitial markings" are a descriptive term that radiologists and lung specialists use to describe specific markings in the lungs on chest xrays or CT scans. Many different types of diseases in the lungs cause "interstitial markings." The way to find out which disease it is usually requires a biopsy of some sort. The symptoms are usually cough and shortness of breath. ...Read more
I have PKD and have been advised not to take supplements. My hair is thin and damaged. Is colloidal silica safe/helpful?
No: I think there would be little benefit from this and if your nephrologist is concerned about supplements this would be good advice to follow. The colloidal silica would probably not help much and could add significant expense to your life! ...Read more
I have a torn big toe joint capsule and did PRP 10 weeks ago. Stil not healed. Can I deep tissue masage it and take comfrey (anti-inflam?) and silica?
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