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Ash weight and composition Cremated remains are mostly dry calcium phosphates with some minor minerals, such as salts of sodium and potassium. Sulfur and most carbon are driven off as oxidized gases during the process, although a relatively small amount of carbon may remain as carbonate. And all metals implants, fillings etc are removed before the ...


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About all you can do is ventilate the room and wait for it to evaporate, which shouldn't take long. It's hard to say exactly how long without knowing the type of carpet, ambient temperature, relative humidity, etc, but I would expect a few hours, not days. Although isopropyl alcohol evaporates quickly, keep in mind that a 50% solution is 50% water, so your ...


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There seem to be a couple different issues under discussion. I will attempt to explain the relevant physiology and respond to the query in the title. Hiccup interruption. Most physical techniques involve stimulating efferent vagal tone. These are effective.1 Commonly used methods (similar to those used to abort supraventricular tachycardia) include: ...


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1) How likely is intracranial thrombophlebitis after nasal hair removal? Cavernous sinus thrombosis (Stat Pearls, 2019) after nasal hair removal (or from any cause) seems to be rare but possible: ...annual incidence of cavernous sinus thrombosis might be approximately 0.2 to 1.6 per 100,000 per year. Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is a rare, ...


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Some signs of addiction are enlarged pupils, increased alertness and energy, loss of interest in food and sleep, increased talkativeness, rapid mood changes, increased heart rate, nasal congestion. You can read about these and other symptoms in the articles Cocaine Addiction Signs and Symptoms and Cocaine Abuse.


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First of all, please refer to this study from Oxford University on use of Camphor, Eucalyptus, and other terpenic balms and compounds on children. Please be aware of their safety if they are in the vicinity and make certain they are not exposed to them in excess, as they can absorb harmful amounts through their skin if not carefully moderated. If you're ...


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I can't speak for Old Spice, but Lynx/Axe is basically just a solution of perfume in ethanol. The ethanol kills the skin bacteria that generate the malodour (though the population quickly recovers!) and the perfume just makes you smell nice. Pure/concentrated ethanol will destroy cell membranes, which is how it kills skin bacteria, so it's more dangerous ...


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