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Is it unusual to eat paper?

Is it unusual to eat paper?

Unless it is edible: Rice paper, then it certainly is not normal. Pica is eating materials that have no nutritional value. See your physician to determine if a nutritional deficiency is contributing to eating paper. If it isn't then please see a psychologist for therapy. This is a dangerous behavior because it could cause a bezoar & because of chemicals used to process many paper products. ...Read more

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What happens if a baby accidentally ate paper?

What happens if a baby accidentally ate paper?

Paper: If a child ate paper by accident, chances are he would pass it in the stool. If this is a chronic problem he could create a bezoar or a mass of paper which could eventually cause an intestinal blockage. ...Read more

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What happens if I eat a little bit of paper suddenly?

What happens if I eat a little bit of paper suddenly?

Safe.: Paper is generally nothing more than Cellulose and some stabilizing agents. Unless you are eating a lot routinely, or eating some specialty paper, I do not see any significant health hazard. The speed with you you eat it may be correlated with your risk of a paper cut. That would hurt. ...Read more

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Is there more fibre in the paper box or a serving of corn flakes?

Is there more fibre in the paper box or a serving of corn flakes?

The box: The box could probably count as fiber, since it is undigestable plant material. However, it isn't a food item per-se. Anyway, there are many cereals with more fiber than corn flakes. The older I get, the more tempting that box gets. ...Read more

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I am doing a paper on how nutrition and the demonization of food.?

I am doing a paper on how nutrition and the demonization of food.?

You have my sympathy: You're being asked to take time in which you could be learning real, marketable skills to write about the politics of how we perceive food choices and obesity. This itself might be worth understanding, but the term "demonization" usually indicates a left-wing and nonscientific political agenda. To be successful, you need to find out the prejudices of your grader. ...Read more

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What is your monthly salary? A research paper would you min answering some questions?

What is your monthly salary? A research paper would you min answering some questions?

There: There is a wide variation in what doctors make, depending on where they practice and the field of medicine they're in. Your best source of information for these things (and a valuable tool in considering career choices) is the us department of labor. I have attached a link that will help you. ...Read more

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How can I organize my important documents including health records without using paper?

Computer documents: You can make a place on your computer (be sure you have good back up if this is to be your only record) to enter the data so that you can discard the records. Some paper records as such are required by the irs so get some advice from your accountant or tax attorney about which you can store electronically and which you have to keep as paper. ...Read more

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Why do paper cuts hurt so much, and sometimes more than deeper cuts caused by sharp objects?

Why do paper cuts hurt so much, and sometimes more than deeper cuts caused by sharp objects?

Sensitive nerve ends: By god's creation or so, our superficial skin structures are supplied with very sensitive nerve endings and pain receptors, may be a natural mechanism to protect from environmental stimuli. Since paper cuts very superficial cuts we feel lore pain than deeper cuts. ...Read more

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Hi! Could you perhaps explain to me why diets are generally ineffective? It's for my research paper.

Hi! Could you perhaps explain to me why diets are generally ineffective? It's for my research paper.

Yes: Many diets do not teach the person about lifestyle changes and long lasting changes that they can incorporate into their everyday life. Many go on crash diets with radical changes that cant be sustained over time. A lifestyle change would be to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fried and fatty foods. That is an attainable goal that could result in a more permanent weight loss. ...Read more

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Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Is there an official research/paper declaring that an open working space causes demages for the health of workers?

Nothing generic: That I am aware of. Which is good thing for farmers/ranchers/etc. In general, it is small / enclosed work spaces that pose potential risk to workers. ...Read more

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For the past days my waste has been really dark with white substance over it and when I'm going to wipe, the substance on the paper and its gooey?

Feces...: The character of feces changes with diet, hydration, and a variety of intestinal issues like infections. If it turns bloody, you are in pain, there is vomiting, prolonged and unexplained weight loss or gain, or other associated symptoms, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long deep paper cut heal?

How long deep paper cut heal?

Depends on lacation: It depends on location but usually all these will heal within 5 to 7 days if there is no infection or any other complication. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat toilet paper?

What happens if you eat toilet paper?

It can lead: To a bezoar which obstructs your GI tract. It is not a safe practice. ...Read more

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Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Hyperventilation, what size paper bag?

Whatever: Can you still find a paper bag? The idea is to build up co2 levels so the smallest bag that will cover both your nose and mouth and hold a good breath would work. But a big bag would probably work almost as fast if that's all you have. Plastic would not be a good idea. ...Read more

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Does smoking plain paper affect health?

Does smoking plain paper affect health?

Yes: It is not healthy to inhale smoke of any origin. Why is one smoking smoking plain paper? ...Read more

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Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

A short time: Most types of germs (viruses and bacteria) do not live very long in unfriendly environments like a piece of paper. Some types live longer than others, and a few like the mycobacteria that causes tuberculosis can live a fairly long time outside of a body. There are spores, like botulinum spores that can live a very long time outside of a host. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I stop eating paper?

I need help! How do I stop eating paper?

Pica, eating non-: Food items for a month or more, is seen in many mental & developmental disorders. like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, other Eating Disorders, family disorganization & Autistic Spectrum Disorder. See your PCP to rule out nutritional deficiencies, anemia, pregnancy, constipation & intestinal blockage. You need a psychiatrist & a psychologist for accurate diagnoses, therapy & possible medications. ...Read more

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I eat paper. How life threatening is this?

I eat paper. How life threatening is this?

Not life threatening: BUT a lot of chemicals in most paper that should not be ingested regularly or in large quantities. Bleaching agents, sizing agents, chalk, and finishing agents, to name a few. Specialty papers (toilet or facial tissue included) can contain perfumes, softening agents, dyes and other pigments. While there is some caloric value to cellulose, it is best to stick with food. ...Read more

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What does an incected paper cut look like?

What does an incected paper cut look like?

Red and tender: An infected paper cut would happen 2-3 days after getting cut and the surrounding skin would be red. It would also be tender to touch. ...Read more