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Can taking high doses of iodine every day cause psychosis?

I know few people who take high doses of iodine everyday. They take this medicine called Lugola: https://www.cefarm24.pl/plyn-lugola-40-g-coel-roztwor-wodny-jodu-produkt-farmakopealny.html 1 g of ...
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Are shower gels and shampoos safe if even Johnson&Johnson and Unilever's products for neonates contain potentially hazardous chemicals?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20634505 https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/citric_acid https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23064773 Just to name a few. If one is really health conscious ...
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What scan is the best to see fatty deposits (atheromas) in the arteries?

What kind of xray, MRI or otherwise would be best to see the fatty deposits inside arteries? I do know that you can be underweight and have clogged arteries, and be overweight and have a healthy ...
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How do doctors differentiate between a viral infection and a bacteria infection

When I visit my family doctor, he can usually diagnose me with either a bacteria or viral infection almost immediately after listening to my whining and dispense me antibiotics appropriately. How is ...
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Working in CO2-polluted environments

I work in an environment which is not well-ventilated. Basically, it is an open space with lots of people working and breathing in it, and the air conditioners are closed-circuit. It is ventilated in ...
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Is this a trick question about a fracture?

I'm a medical student. As an exercise, we got an x-ray photograph of the left hand of a patient who reports to have fallen onto this hand, and has pain at the location of the scaphoid bone. The ...
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right hand finger turned blue and stinging feeling in the head and got better after pricking it [on hold]

my mom told me that today her pointing finger on the right hand turned blue and she was feeling a stinging pain in the finger and numbness in the head she measured the blood pressure it was somewhat ...
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Is transvaginal ultrasound the only imaging modality option for diagnosis of PCOS?

Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) requires that 2 of these 3 be present: chronic anovulation hyperandrogenism (clinical/biologic) polycystic ovaries For the 3rd criteria, usually a ...
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Frequency of drug side effect listed as “unknown”

I'm looking at the side effects of Madopar, and all of them are listed as "unknown frequency". How can frequency be unknown? Even if just one of a million patients got a certain side effect, that ...
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During chickenpox (varicella), do pustules also form inside the body (not just the skin/cavities)? [on hold]

During chickenpox (varicella) pustules form on the skin and other surfaces of the body (i.e. oral cavity). Does the same process, formation of puss-filled bubbles, happen in internal tissues?
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Neck pain treatment [on hold]

I need your suggestions on consulting a clinic. I met with a car accident last December and was suffering from severe neck pain due to the abrupt movement of the neck. But, I didn't consult a doctor ...
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Chronic right shoulder blade pain [on hold]

I'm suffering from pain in my right shoulder blade since more than a year. How did it start? I was doing a lateral raise in gym and suddenly I got sharp pain, since then I am not able to recover. ...
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How much can one restrict carbohydrates if they want to rule out side effects to their organ systems is 45% an absolute minimum? [on hold]

I am interested in the side effects in the digestive, endocrine, urinary and circulatory systems. https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/ketogenic-diet-is-the-ultimate-low-carb-diet-good-for-you-...
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Why does the USDA not examine aliments for weighted mean nutrient reduction potential and weighted mean fat viscocity and divulge such information?

So I get that antioxidants are really important to combat free radicals, aging, stress, e.t.c. This information is quantified by the reduction potential. Would the value of the information be less ...
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How does sleep affect anesthesia?

Before surgery that requires anesthesia the patient is told stuff like don't eat. Some people cannot sleep well prior to surgery. Can having a full night or regular good sleep fair better for ...
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Is general anesthesia safe for critical patients?

Take the example of a trauma patient who has lost a lot of blood and slipping into unconsciousness. Is giving him general anesthesia during surgery risky? or is it has no real impact on the outcome? ...
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Aftermath of electric socket fire? [on hold]

Had a power outlet caught fire on the bedroom, may have burned for 10 mins (window slightly open) before I noticed the smell and put it out. Proceeded to open all windows and got out of the apartment ...
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Ritalin for treating lack of focus in Major Depression Disorder

I’d like to know if there’s research about the use of ritalin for treating attention deficit in Major Depression Disorder. I couldn’t find anything about it, so, I can’t indicate my previous reading ...
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Geting Sick After Eating Carbohydrate [on hold]

It’s almost been four years struggling with a rare condition after eating food contain carbohydrate (rise, wheat, beans ....etc.) except organic honey I get following symptoms: • -Brain Fog • -...
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Can/should environmental factors be assessed/exploited by geographic prevalence of disease for diagnosing/treating mysterious diseases?

"Environmental factors" are sometimes implicated in mysterious diseases. I think that probably goes without saying but in case that is not to be presumed I point to this study as an example. Is it ...
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Do muscles loosen up during sleep?

I've had an elbow surgery a month ago. One thing I've noticed is that my tricep muscles allow me to flex my arm as soon as i wake up but stiffens in a few minutes. Does this mean the muscles loosen up ...
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Does vinegar rival alcohol in terms of the safety and effectiveness of hand washing?

I was very impressed when shopping for hand soap to discover that they are all marked "flammable"! This of course is because of the alcohol it contains. If acetic acid were included in the soap in ...
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Altered signal intensity lesion in frontal horn of right lateral ventricle in subependymal region without post contrast enhancement

There is evidence of approximately 9*8 mm sized altered signal intensity lesion is noted in frontal horn of right lateral ventricle in subependymal region. Lesion appears hypointense on T1W, ...
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Why aren't other vaccines combined (like the MMR)?

From Public Health England: With single vaccines, children would need 6 separate injections: 3 primary doses - 1 measles, 1 mumps, 1 rubella 3 pre-school boosters Each injection ...
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Might calcium supplements be behind Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Wegener's)?

Disclaimer: I have no formal medical or scientific education. Abstract My thesis is that the calcium created by man-made processes is not the correct isotope to support the biological functions for ...
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When internal hemorrhage occurs in an enclosed body cavity, is it possible to build up enough pressure to erupt through the skin?

I am a writer and want to understand a concept so that I can portray elements of injury realistically. There are areas of the body (such as within the GI tract or urinary tract) where an internal ...
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Does the mint plant harm diabetics? [closed]

I just have to know: does mint harm people with diabetes? Wikipedia doesn’t have any information either way about the peppermint OR the spirit-mint(I think that’s how you spell it). The mint candy yes,...
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Is there a classification code system for TB patients (registered for follow-up) in the West?

I came across the following sentence in a Russian text: Диссеминированный туберкулез легких в фазе инфильтрации, МБТ (-) IА I translated it as: Disseminated pulmonary tuberculosis at the ...
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Dry throat reason [closed]

Why the throat is dry after we get up in morning?
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Does some ingredient in coffee actually help the liver break down fibrosis?

I've been reading about liver health for years and came across many webpages (Here is only one) that coffee can protect your liver against liver cirrhosis. My understanding of cirrhosis is that it's ...
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Sound emanating from ultrasound [closed]

Can the radiologist introduce too high of vibration in ultrasound to internal organ? And how will I know? I've been sicker after exposure to kidney ultrasound.
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Does a Mallory Weiss tear permanently weaken your esophagus? [closed]

I want to lift weights after it heals, but afraid it might reopen?
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Are there websites with clinical trial reports freely available for download?

I'm a translator, and I'm currently translating clinical trial reports, Russian to English. I wonder if there are depositories of freely available clinical trial reports, with all appendixes and all ...
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Are Drug toxicity, Infectious toxic disease, Hypoxia & Malignancy all Acquired Metabolic Diseases?

Commonly when we talk about Acquired metabolic diseases, we refer to endocrine diseases (like Diabetic ketoacidosis, HONK, etc), electrolyte abnormalities (hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, etc), acid-base ...
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What's the differences between the Herniated discs and Cervical spondylitis with cord/root compression?

For the first picture, it shows the Herniated discs and the second picture shows the cervical spondylitis.
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Might parasitic helminth infections be defeated with a specially designed “butt plug”? [closed]

Disclaimer: I have no formal medical training of any kind. Helminths such as the pervasive pin worm live inside the human gut. The life cycle of pin worms requires that the female worms exit the anus ...
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What formula might be safe and effective in the treatment of helminth gut infestations by enema?

Vermiculture, raising worms for gardening is not exactly rocket science but at the same time, without precautions it is fairly easy to accidentally kill the entire crop of worms. One of the things not ...
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Could sleep apena outcomes be improved by adding sensors to measure the location and movement of the jaw?

"When you are a hammer", the proverb goes, "everything looks like a nail". To my knowledge current apnea testing involves a multitude of sensors that record the position of various parts of the body ...
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Why globus sensitivity has no effective treatment? [closed]

I am having a Globus sensation in my throat. It first started last year during the world cup. It was a little bit cold in night, and I thought it would be a flu with throat infection and it will go ...
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How would a newborn infant reflexively breathing react to rescue breaths administered correctly after birth?

In the specific fictional case, one that takes place in my novel, a baby is born medically unassisted at home, with only the mother and father present (so no midwife, doula, no EMS, etc.) The baby ...
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Regarding Oral sex [closed]

A 32yr old male Having itching sensation of glans for 3days. He also has formation of thready white substance on rubbing glans penis. He admits History of getting a oral sex recently . What could be ...
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Have replacement anatomical parts with silver electroplating hit the market and do they eliminate infection concerns?

According to this study from 2005 of the viability of silver plated replacement anatomical devices there appeared to be great promise. Has this promise come true? Are they available now and are they ...
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Can gas-x relieve bloating from too much sodium? [closed]

I understand that gas x can relieve gas pain, but what about bloating caused by water retention? I know that sodium can cause bloating. But I'm not referring to to gas pain - I know that's ...
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Would an operating theater ringed with green plants increase infection risk or reduce it?

I believe that the filtering and oxygen production of green plants is well established. Do those plants NASA approves for air filtration "emit" anything other than clean oxygen and perhaps benign ...
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Does the evidence show that handshakes during an office visit are safe?

I am not a germophobe but it is my practice to fist bump rather than shake hands in any medical facility. I'm always taken aback when a medical provider on duty shakes hands. I always insist on fist ...
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Is continues masturbation makes erection problem? [duplicate]

Please give me a complete picture of the consequences of masturbation addiction.
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Has a correlation between sleep apnea and grinding of teeth been identified or ruled out?

Disclaimer: I have no formal education in any medical field. Jaw position has recently been demonstrated to be a modulating factor in sleep apnea. Has any investigation been conducted to consider the ...
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Does the iliofemoral ligament prevent the hips from tilting during walking?

I'm reading about the actions of iliofemoral ligament (pic related) I know that it prevents overextension, does it play any role during the motion of walking? I.e. does it prevent the hips from ...
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When leaded gasoline was prevalent why did more people not show acute lead poisoning?

My understanding is that, for example, there are places where the surface soil was 5% lead (like on the sides of busy roads) so the amount of lead was significant. So why did children in particular ...
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How often is a microscope used

I am planning on studying Graduate Entry into Medicine (4 years instead of 6 for people that already have a degree) in the UK. Microscopes really irritate my eyes. I think in the UK we still have to ...

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