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Colloidal silver is a mineral that is made up of small silver particles suspended in liquid. Once considered to have various health benefits, research indicates that the product is not a beneficial mineral supplement. More »

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As of 2015, there is no scientific research supporting claims that colloidal silver provides any health benefits, according to Mayo Clinic. In fact, people who take too much can end up harming their kidneys and giving th... More »

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The primary side effect of colloidal silver is argyria, which is an irreversible formation of gray and blue spots on the skin, states Healthline. Other side effects include kidney damage, seizures, liver disease and visi... More »

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Colloidal silver is a mineral that is often touted for its medicinal uses despite a lack of evidence that it has any effect on these conditions, notes WebMD. Silver is not an essential supplement, and doctors have not id... More »

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Colloidal silver, a mineral and ingredient in products available at Wal-Mart, is likely hazardous to ingest orally, apply to the skin or inject into the body, states WebMD. In 1999 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a... More »

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A suspension is a heterogeneous mixture that has particles held in a liquid or gas that are not dissolved, such as sand in water, oil in water and smoke in air. The key characteristic that differentiates a suspension mix... More »

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The most prevalent side effect of Silver Sol, a commercial form of colloidal silver, or silver particles in liquid, is a condition called argyria, which turns skin a bluish-gray color, reports the National Institutes of ... More »

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