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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Asbestos exposure does not cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd). However if a person is exposed to asbestos it can increase thei ... Read More
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Unclear: Asbestos exposure as well as tobacco use can both definitely lead to COPD. PTSD is the reaction to a traumatic event or experience that results in avo ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Complex: If an aneurysm ruptures, the blood can enhance vasospasm and subsequent stroke. If one has persistent uncontrolled high blood pressure, this can crea ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yrs: Intracranial, berry aneurysms can leak, rupture, bleed and cause neurological injury="stroke". Peripheral arterial aneurysm may leak, bleed and cau ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
18 years experience Neurology
Yes: Aneurysm can cause stroke in several ways. It can rupture and cause hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke. It can also potentially grow in size and compress p ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Internal carotid: artery supplies the brain through the anterior neck after common carotid artery divides into external and internal branches. I don't think your heada ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Asbestos: Is a mineral fiber that has been used commonly in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire-retardant. Because of its fiber strengt ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Natural rocks: Asbestos is a type of soft rock. There are many types of naturally occurring asbestos, and they are used in many commercial applications. Unfortunatel ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Goldhagen
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
If you smoke, quit!: If this was a one time exposure your risks are very low and the time span is thirty years before onset of asbestos disease smoking increases your risk ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Typically none: There usually are no symptoms from asbestos exposure until long after permanent damage is done. The small asbestos fibers get lodged in the lung tissu ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Typically none: There usually are no symptoms from asbestos exposure until long after permanent damage is done. The small asbestos fibers get lodged in the lung tissu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
No good definition.: There's no quantifiable definition for a "minor exposure" to asbestos. I'd take it to mean contact with clothing, hair or skin of another person that ... Read More
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