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Doctor insights on: What Happens If You Use Expired Baking Powder

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What will happen if I use expired nicotine patches?

What will happen if I use expired nicotine patches?

I googled your : Question since no one was answering you . According to one person, their pharmacist said it simply would be less potent. They advised them to try and see if the patch seems to help. Don't put on more than 1 patch at a time. One person said it could lead to depressive symptoms, but had no scientific evidence for that prediction. That's what i found on google hope it helps. Ask another pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use baking powder instead of soda to eliminate vaginal odor?

Can you tell me if i could use baking powder instead of soda to eliminate vaginal odor?

It will be messy: Baking powder contains baking soda and cream of tartar, which is a very fine powder. So it will make a kind of goo that might help a little but also might make things worse. Better to find the cause of the odor (very often it is a buildup of the wrong kind of bacteria or yeast in the vagina), especially if there is a discharge, and to treat the cause specifically. Get it checked at any clinic. ...Read more

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What will happen if silverdene cream is ingested?

What will happen if silverdene cream is ingested?

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) Ingestion.: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is for external use only. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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Do whitening strips expire? If so, what if I used old ones?

Yes: Yes white strips do expire, basically the hydrogen peroxide in the strips reacts and causes it to expire. There should be no adverse effects to using expired white strips besides them not really whitening. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to use expired miralax (polyethylene glycol)?

Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more

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How do I use a dry powder inhaler?

How do I use a dry powder inhaler?

Deep Breath: Most dry poder inhalers deliver a specific dose per use. The best way to use these devices is to put the device in your mouth and activate it the take a long slow deep breath that will cause all the powder to go in slowly and wont irritate your airway causing you to cough. ...Read more

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Can i use Monistat 3 if it is expired?

Yes: Unofficially, most medications are still good for about a year after expiration. In this case, the medication just might not be as effective ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should use hardboiled eggs if i'm testing what kind of tooth paste auctually whitens?

Please tell me if I should use hardboiled eggs if i'm testing what kind of tooth paste auctually whitens?

Save the eggs...: Save the eggs for breakfast. Any whitening toothpaste from one of the major manufacturers is about equally effective. Better whitening solution is custom trays and gels provided by your dentist. Tooth enamel and egg shells are structurally much different, so your experimental model is invalid. ...Read more

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Do store bought bleach or bleach cleaners cause cancer. If you use them every day to clean bathroom please help?

Do store bought bleach or bleach cleaners cause cancer. If you use them every day to clean bathroom please help?

No: There's no reason to think these cause cancer if used as directed. Anyone can publish any kind of scare story, and you can make anything cause cancer in a bad study, but if it were a real risk, the research piranhas at the NIH wouldn't allow the stuff to be used there. ...Read more

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What can happen if you use the vagina deodorant too much?

What can happen if you use the vagina deodorant too much?

It could change the: Vaginal ph and put you at risk for yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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How do you know if bv is worser & can you use ph body wash for the smell?

How do you know if bv is worser & can you use ph body wash for the smell?

BV treatment needed: I doubt any body wash will help much with the odor of bacterial vaginosis. If you still have the odor, BV may not be worse, but you can assume you still have it. Speak with your doctor about re-treatment, or perhaps preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel) or boric acid vaginal capsules. If your doc isn't familiar with these, try to find a gyn with special interest in infections. ...Read more

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What happens if i ingest germicide?

What happens if i ingest germicide?

If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United ...Read more

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What type of soap substitutes should I use for my vagina? Is it ok to also use vagisil cream ?

What type of soap substitutes should I use for my vagina? Is it ok to also use vagisil cream ?

Mild soap: You do not need to put soap inside your vagina. Use a mild soap like ivory or dove to bathe. Vagisil is unnecessary; if you have itching or irritation, see your gyn to be evaluated for an infection. ...Read more

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Do cosmetic products, for example moisturizers, contain dangerous chemicals? If so, what kind of moisturizer should one use, if any? What to avoid?

Do cosmetic products, for example moisturizers, contain dangerous chemicals? If so, what kind of moisturizer should one use, if any? What to avoid?

Controversial: There's many chemicals in our products, & though fda approved them in small doses, we are using them daily, large amounts, & in combinations, so the toxic effects are cumulative. Website about this info is ewg.Org/skindeep. The short list: avoid parabens, pthalates, sulfates, bha&bht, & sodium lauryl sulfate. You need a moisturizer that's suitable for your skin's needs. I like organicjojobaoil. ...Read more

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What will happen if you stop using hydroquinone?

What will happen if you stop using hydroquinone?

Breaks are recommend: HQ works to prevent production of melanin in a specific area. It is not a good idea to use it constantly I limit my patients to 12 weeks on and 12 weeks off. When removed in a short time you will be able to produce melanin again ...Read more

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What do you use before stitches if allergic to lidocaine?

What do you use before stitches if allergic to lidocaine?

See Allergy: Local anesthetic allergy is very rare, some argue that it does not even exist. If there is a concern about a reaction to a local anesthetic agent see and allergist. They will review your history, perform a physical and if needed they can skin test to the local anesthetic if needed. Based upon those results decision can be made about if one is allergic and how to proceed. ...Read more

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What to do if dishwashing liquid is drank?

What to do if dishwashing liquid is drank?

Not much: This is a liquid soap and will cause some degree of intestinal discomfort until it is diluted out by your natural digestive processes and either absorbed or passed out. It is not toxic and will not due any major harm. ...Read more

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What will happen if i eat expired Panadol?

What will happen if i eat expired Panadol?

NothingWillHappen: Nothing bad will happen.Only it may not be 100% as effective as non expired. ...Read more