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Doctor insights on: Windshield Washer Fluid

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Will you get breathing problems from inhaling windshield washer fluid?

Will you get breathing problems from inhaling windshield washer fluid?

Unsure: Unsure but this is a terrible idea if done intentionally (like huffing to get high). Don't do it. ...Read more

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Is windshield wiper fluid poisonous. If it is how long after drinking it does a person need treatment? A Dr. told me it was not poisonous.

Is windshield wiper fluid poisonous. If it is how long after drinking it does a person need treatment? A Dr. told me it was not poisonous.

Yes and No: Whether or not drinking stuff from a windshield wiper fluid bottle has a poisonous effect depends on what is really in the bottle (did somebody replace the original liquid), does it contain methanol (poison!) or is it a newer formula that is less toxic, how much did the person drink (and over what time period), how big is the person... Some bottles don't list an ingredient, so call Poison Control. ...Read more

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Possible windshield wiper fluid in eye, what should I do?

Possible windshield wiper fluid in eye, what should I do?

Irrigate: As with anything that accidently gets into the eye, irrigate with teardrops , or even tap water. Washer fluid is not particularly dangerous, but expect some minor irritation for 24-48 hours.More severe discomfort or pain would warrant an exam by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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A discgarge of fluid of the vaagina?

A discgarge of fluid of the vaagina?

See doctor: Any abnormal or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. Not nearly enough information to even guess at the cause. The possibilities vary with age, sexual lifestyle, contraceptive, whether or not you are pregnant, presence of other symptoms (e.g. pain, itching, sores, vaginal bleeding), and the discharge itself -- color, odor, menstrual cycle. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why should capsules not be crushed or dissolved in any fluids ?

Time released: Some medications are time released and cannot be crushed or dissolved in water because it breaks the time release mechanism and all the medication is released at once and not over time as it was designed to release. Some capsules or tablets that are not time released can be dissolved. Follow the instructions for each medication or ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What are the types of IV fluids?

What are the types of IV fluids?

3 types: Blood products, crystalloids or plasma expanders and colloids, electrolyte based. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid on the ankles ?

What are the causes of fluid on the ankles ?

Many causes: If it is peripheral edema the causes include an underlying medical reason- hypothyroidism, venous stasis/insufficiency, heart disease, excess sodium intake, diabetes, or caused by medication. If it is arising from the ankle joints think arthritis. In either case, see your doctor to get at the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Wound pouring clearish fluid, why?

Wound pouring clearish fluid, why?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more