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Toxic Exposure Exposed To Irritants
Would depend: It would completely depend on what sort of toxic material was present and how long a patient was exposed. ...Read more
Toxic exposure is a symptom in which a person has been exposed to a potentially poisonous substance (usually depending on how much of an exposure). Examples include breathing in a lot of carbon monoxide, breathing a small amount of chlorine gas, touching a strong acid, taking an ...Read more
I inhaled an expo dry erase marker hard as a joke, should i be worried about toxic exposure or dangerous chemicals? it said non-toxic but worried.
Lost all sense of smell and taste overnight last week. I only sense texture. History: had a head cold and used nostrilla. Toxic exposure at wtc for 120 days.
Route of exposure: The three most common routes of exposure to toxins are oral (ingestion), respiratory (breathing in), transdermal (through the skin). Learn the potential toxins and avoid the routes above. Remember each toxin or toxoid has an entry route & specific combination of symptoms. Some common are tobacco smoke and smog in air, heavy metals and pharmaceuticals for oral, and oil based toxic substance 4skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Debunked?: I believe the concerns about toxic mold have been debunked. We do, however, see cases of severe asthma with fungal sensitivity and fungi can contribute to chronic rhinosinusitis in various ways. If you are not symptomatic, then clean the mold and forget it. If you are having some respiratory or nasal symptoms, you may consult an Allergist for evaluation and testing. ...Read more
Could farts be deadly. As in toxic flatulence . Has death been documented to be attributed to the exposure.?
Death due to : inhalation of flatus is not something that I heard of in medical school. Few humans expel methane with their flatus (& not to the extent of cows). ...Read more
MEGACARBS!: Well, am not sure of any 'environmental toxins' causing type 2 diabetes except drugs or chemicals known to be toxic to pancreas including the beta cells. I guess anything in excess is toxic to our body, so carbs in excess can stress the endocrine pancreas! and that is the most common cause for prediabetes/type 2 diabetes in young ones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mold in the home: There are many types of mold and many of them are black.. Fixing the problem of indoor mold requires removal of water leakage and/or improving ventilation. High mold counts can cause discomfort as an irritant or allergy/asthma problems if you have an allergy to the mold. First, remove the mold. Second, improve ventilation. Third, seek treatment for allergy ; asthma symptoms. ...Read more
Watch out for Hype: For 10+ yrs, some individuals ; organizations have created a niche industry ; saturated the internet and other media outlets (oprah, dr. Oz, amazon.Com) with hype and medical mis-information on "toxic molds" and their consequences. The following link to the cdc section on molds states facts as known today ; steps to manage problems if present within the home. http://www.cdc.gov/mold/stachy.htm. ...Read more
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