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What Is The Order Of Mixing Oil Acacia And Water In The Dry Gum Method Of Making An Emulsion
Oil-acacia-water: Add 4 parts volume of oil, 2 parts of water, 1 part of gum. You can add all parts at once mixing vigorously until a thick emulsion is formed. ...Read more
Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?
Order not important: The process of emulsification is generally not order dependent. The acacia is the emulsifier which will bind the oil and water phases. You must add enough acacia in order for this to occur. Also the ration between oil and water should be about 1:3. ...Read more
Pharmacy question: Most doctors cannot answer this. Recommend you speak to a pharmacist. ...Read more
Can I cleanse my body with oil? (like the oil cleansing method) My body doesn't tolerate soap I break out in hives. Ive been using plain water so far.
Cetaphil: Is an alternative cleanser that does not have soap in it. We use it a lot for allergic patients and patients with eczema. It does not lather. You may want to try it. ...Read more
Is there a way to help rebuild the gum line alternatively to gum grafts. I heard that oil pulling can do this.. is it true? are there other methods?
Why do I get dry mouth ? Its so bad that I have to be shewing gum or get a zip of water just to get it moist
Dry mouth is usually from medications smoking or some diseases etc. If you have this, it will affect your teeth gums and needs professional help. See your dentist
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After swimming in chlorinated water 4 5-6hrs my hair became dry.Nxt tym wen I washed hair, my scalp strtd producing so much oil. No moisture in hair.
My mouth gets really dry unless I drink water or chew some gum. I usually notice it more at night before bed. What could me the problem?
Medications?: Are you taking any other medications? as it seems that you have a dry mouth symdrome. ...Read more
How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....
Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more
I hav a dry skin n I use olive oil on my face aftr cleanin wid rose water bfore sleepn.Does applyin olive oil makes skin darker..Or adds brightness .
Neither: See dermatologist to discuss options for skin care. ...Read more
I use hot water to bathe in winters.Could it be the reason of dry and itchy skin.Am using almond oil & aveeno (oatmeal) but nor much help.Advise pls.
Hot water OK: After a long soak in shower or bath-----fingers wrinkled-----use a CERAMIDE cream within 3 minutes. Aveeno (oatmeal) ECZEMA or Eucerin ECZEMA. Also rub in the same cream several times a day. Or just move to Hawaii. Also avoid caustic soaps. Skin cleansers made for dry skin are produced as Dove, Olay, Aveeno (oatmeal), Eucerin Cetaphil. ...Read more
Stinging pain in jaw/gum area where lower left wisdm tooth extracted aftr rinsing with warm salt water on Day 6 post-op. Can it be dry socket?
Possibly: Dry sockets involve the presence of some pathogen in either the bone or soft tissue after an extraction.. Not normal for stinging pain in ext. site. Check back with oral surgeon. ...Read more
Dry mouth/bad breath from anti-anxiety meds. Tried "dry mouth" toothpaste and mouthwash. Lemon water.. gum doesn't work long at all.. No luck. Help?
Dry mouth: Older (tricylic) antidepressants used for depression and anxiety commonly cause dry mouth. But SSRI, MAOI type medications and most of the short-acting anti-anxiety medications are not known to cause dry mouth/bad breath. Discuss alternate med with prescribing doctor. You may also benefit from a dental exam to make sure there is no other condition causing dry mouth/bad breath. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Will washing your skin with cleanser and warm/hot water dry out your skin more than using cold with cleanser?Or would cleanser already strip oils away
Use: warm water with your cleanser as it opens up pores to cleanse better. I would then rinse with cold water to close the pores. Best of luck! ...Read more
Not good idea.: Gi upset, nausea vomiting and diarrhea from the fish oil portion. Scott's and emulsion makes this sound as though it was not a medicinal but agricultural agent. In that case it may contain something other than cod liver oil and the bottle may be larger than that for medicinal use. I would call poison control. Underlying circumstance regarding ingestion must be addressed. ...Read more
I give my 18 m old a multivitamin as well as the 2.5 ml of scotts emulsion cod liver oil daily... Is this okay?
Maybe,maybe not: Check with the multivitamin.The rda for the vitamin a & d may already be in that product & the cod liver oil, while ok as a source, may add enough a & d to be an excess. A & d are different from other vitamins that wash out in the urine daily if not used, they store in the bodies fat cells & can produce symptoms if accumulated to excess levels. ...Read more
Sex gels : Only use water-based gels if you are using a condom. Oil based or silicon based gels can break down the condom. ...Read more
Crenation: Crenation causes bacterial cells to contract after exposure to a hypertonic solution, due to the loss of water through osmosis. This causes the bacterial cells to die, thereby decreasing bacterial counts and the toxins they release. The warm water also stimulates blood flow and cleanses the tissues. ...Read more
If you have : Symptoms, yes. Even if you don't have symptoms, your chances of not needing an operation for the rest of your life is small. Consult a surgeon for recommendation. ...Read more
If stool has oil, what color is the oil - what color would you normally see floating on the water surface?
Depends: Oil in the stool will typically float as would oil in any liquid such as the water of the toilet. The color can vary depending on the underlying cause. Possibilities from clear to orange or other colors. Gallbladder problems, cystic fibrosis, GI absorption problems and inflammatory conditions can all be a factor. A doctor visit to determine the cause with lab analysis of the stool is beneficial. ...Read more
Irritating dermatitis on scalp? Whenever I put water scalp produces so much oil.
Any solution? My scalp irritates but dont itch.
White patches near penis and thies these patches getting invisible when applied oil/water and its spreading give me solution pls?
Just went to the bathroom and had orange oil in the water. Didn't smell, didn't hurt. What is this? I feel fine. But should I worry?
Steatorrhea: Commonly seen in people taking Alli (orlistat) or xenical and eating fatty foods. Also seen in people that can't absorb fats well. See your doctor about this issue. ...Read more