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When having been dermally exposed to pesticides, besides drinking

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When having been dermally exposed to pesticides, besides drinking lots of water, what other suggestions do you have? I have already seen a doctor and doctor recommended lots of hydration and process of time to rid of pesticides. he stated it could take weeks to rid of pesticide fully.please advise thank you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
how ere you dermally exposed to pesticides?
what type?
and for how long?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
If you do not have symptoms then there is no specific action currently.
However, detoxification naturally involves more than drinking water.
Alleviating stress on, and promoting function of , liver, kidney and bowel will aid in detoxification.
This is best achieved with a nutrient dense, anti inflammatory diet.
AS your doctor has cleared you of needing acute care, I will tell you this.
The diet, in order of preference in quantity, should look like this
leafy greens
green veggies
other veggies
whole fruit, beans and peas
Whole grains no yeasted breads, dry cereals or anything refined
Seeds and nuts, but cut out seeds if you have any diverticulosis.
A little tofu or tempeh daily
A little high quality soy or coconut milk yogurt
The soluble fiber in this strategy will stabilized colon function in about 6 to 8 weeks, then about 2 or three helpings of animal foods a week, preferably fish, can be added back.
See the book Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, for instructions on this type of diet.
NOT over eating.
Mild exercise.
Steam baths or saunas are useful.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Accidentally sprayed on my skin did not know it was not to be used as repellent. Hotshot bedbug spray. Sprayed several times again
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Ok
Without symptoms, this is not going to be a problem.
And it is not a lot of exposure.
You are certainly past the acute danger phase.
See my extensive answer above.....there is unlikely to be anything else needed.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. Nothing further. I have been following a diet close to this one. It has been a few weeks. Praying. Still feel a little dizzy but better I believe in the divine power of God and I thank you for your expert advice
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
You are welcome anytime.
I am here daily in the medical category.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Excellent rating...sorry did not see this yesterday. Thank you
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
You have to click and excellent on a post
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