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Why Is Sterno Dangerous
Ethanol/Methanol: Sterno is a mixture of ethanol and methanol and a gelling agent. Idiots strain it, mix it with fruit juice and call it "squeeze." methanol basically pickles your brain and any other organ in contacts with. Used appropriately it is great for keeping the food on the buffet line warm, but that is its only legitimate use. ...Read more
Right sterno sticks out/clicks, right shldr blade clicks, ribs sore, Thoracic O.S symptoms/neuropathy.Esoph spasms, always swallowing air.All related?
Can B but not direct: Your right sternum and shoulder blade, rib complex can be related musculoskeletally to create the clicking action. The thoracic outlet syndrome with neuropathy is usually a lower extremity (arm/neck) issue. Esophageal spasm can occur from vagal nerve roots, and/or cervical ganglion issues. So, taking advil or ibuprofen can cause gastritis, and spasms. ...Read more
I dont know: I wouldnt eat it. Might check with your local health department to see if sand is toxic. Also might want to see a doctor and discuss your habit. In some cases, it is possible you may have nutritional deficiency that may be creating this unusual food interest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Condition not temp: Kids febrile response to illness is more a gauge of how well their body rejects the germs than how serious the illness.I've had kids with 105 giggling & running down the hallway while some with 100.4 couldn't move without pain.Any kid with sustained t >102 for >12hrs deserves a dr visit.I am more concerned about taking fluids, wet diapers & play.A 7yo with 107 last yr with flu did quite well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Pink slime isn't dangerous for you the way dog food probably isn't dangerous for you. It's kind of gross, not particularly nutritious for you, and full of by-product you'd feel better off not eating. But dangerous? No. Neither is a twinkie or a marshmallow peep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis c which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No not dangerous: 29 y/o asks Are freckles dangerous? Is it good to remove freckles? No freckles are not dangerous. Freckles are small skin blemishes/ patches that can get darker and bigger with exposure to Ultraviolet (UV-B) radiation with sun exposure. No it is not good to remove freckles unless they are in cosmetically uncomfortable place and then one needs a Professional. Use of Sunscreen is encouraged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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