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What Happened To Saccharine
Toxicity: An experiment in rats showed that very high ingestion levels of saccharine caused bladder tumors. The doses were quite high and there is a question about whether the data transfers to humans. However other substitutes were developed and these have taken over the market so there is no economic reason to re-test saccharine. ...Read more
What is the explanation that you feel that this situation has happened exactly before .like you nearly expect whats going to happen next?
Deja vu: Very common: certain sights, sounds, sightings, aromas that you experienced before will trigger sometimes vivid recall, which feels like you have been there or done that before. ...Read more
Not sure: I am not sure what you are specifically referring to. If you meant carpal tunnel syndrome, that is pressure on a nerve in the hand which can cause numbness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers. Nerve compression can also cause some muscle spasms to occur as well. If the symptoms are bothering you, get them checked out by your doctor. You can try a wrist splint as well ...Read more
Urinary retention: Can be caused by blockage as in an enlarged prostate or stool impaction (severe constipation) or bladder stone causing obstruction, neurogenic bladder dysfunction where there is temporary or permanent nerve damage and the urinary sphincter can not relax and allow bladder to empty, or infection causing swelling of bladder neck and hence blockage. Needs care by a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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KCN: Is highly toxic. Is used in jewelry industry and electroplating. Is regulated. ...Read more
Potassium loss: I do not think that the earth would be potassium (K) deficient any time soon. In the extremely unlikely event that it did, being alive would be very difficult for humans as the body needs potassium for many vital functions. However, I do not think that you need to waste your time thinking about a world without K. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my friend's mother has to have surgery due to a pleat in the eye, does anyone know exactly what that is?
Epiretinal membrane: There really is no such thing as a "pleat" in the eye. Perhaps you are referring to a macular pucker also known as an epiretinal membrane or surface wrinkling retinopathy. This is removed by a retina specialist combined with a vitrectomy by peeling the membrane off the retina. ...Read more
I got unknown cause of hemoturia so i wanted to know things that i might of had done to cause this or is it natural.Im active/healthy, masturbate daily?
Time for a consult: You give no clue about something you may have done to bring this on. Masturbation shouldn't. This means blood is coming from somewhere as far up as the kidneys all the way down to the outlet. Simple fixable issues may be involved but you need to get in to be checked. The worst I could think of at your age would be a kidney tumor & survival could depend on how fast you get in and have it treated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to search about conceptualization in the blind. i want to know whether it is possible? i mean this research is possible? how can it be done?
Interesting: It is an interesting topic. You should talk to some neuro-scientist and ophthalmologist at an academic institution . They would be able to guide you properly. ...Read more
New contact wearer: Make sure your eyecare provider has scheduled for a complete examination, refraction and contact lens fitting. This will take about 2 hours. Work with your eyecare provider and his/her staff to get you into your first pair. In some cases, special lenses will have to be ordered and your lessons will be delayed until the contacts are available. It will take practice to become used to contacts. ...Read more
Can someone explain to me how come everything is gluten free nowadays, what is so bad about gluten?
Gluten sensitivity: ~0.4% of people have Ciliac Dz, a reaction to gluten which causes severe inflammation of the bowel to the extent that without intervention they may require bowel surgery. A much larger percentage of the population has some sensitivity to gluten and feel much better if they avoid it. In my practice for instance, I put all my IBS diarrhea predominant patients on a gluten/HFCS free trial. ...Read more
What to do if I do not know much about this toxin but I do kno it causes birth defect. so what happens if ist introduced to the environment?
What to do if i was told that eating to many whole coffee beans can cause kidney failure, is this true?
No to my knowledge: But you can ask your nephrologist if you have one. ...Read more
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