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Irritants

drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperaemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.


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The Fiber Disease

... (Blum and Katz (1990) these included static electricity, chemicals such as some pyrethoid insecticides (London check that out 8) ) or mechanical irritants(my doc ruled these out) such as fiberglass filements and paper shards. Volatile Chemicals from manufactured building materials such as paneling ...

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by Linn
Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Wounds inside the mouth

... SLS has on the protective surface of oral tissues. Once this protective layer has been compromised the tissue underneath is more vulnerable to irritants such as acidic foods. Several studies have reported that participants who brushed with a toothpaste that was SLS free found that they experienced ...

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by Winter
Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Wounds inside the mouth
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yes!

... dead bug bodies become toxic as well. I'll throw in a kicker. Parasites. There was a time when our immune systems could fight off a great many irritants, but not any more. We are bombarded by 3 million different toxins each year, our immune systems have become exhausted. Allergic reactions ...

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by yuriandre
Sun May 15, 2005 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viruses and Bacteria
Replies: 12
Views: 24978

Viruses and Bacteria

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by drstewart_ny
Sat Apr 23, 2005 5:51 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viruses and Bacteria
Replies: 12
Views: 24978


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