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Concept map of integumentary system

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Largest organ: It is a waterproof covering, the first line of defense against infection, allows us the sense of touch, and it helps define our shape.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Pneumonia: The integument is the skin and the mucous membranes. These structures are not affected as a primary focus of pneumonia, which is an inflammation of t... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Bruising...: Hemophilia is a defect in your blood's ability to clot properly. If this coagulation system is not working well, as happens in hemophilia, a person ca... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Removal: of subcutaneous fat can help reduce body weight, i.e.- liposuction. No deleterious effects on the integumentary system.
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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Skin darkening: Addison's disease (primary adrenal insufficiency) is associated with high ACTH levels from the pituitary gland. Other hormones are also made from the... Read More
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
Weakness, numbness: The paralysis from spinal cord injury causes varying degrees of weakness and muscle loss (atrophy), depending on the severity of the injury. There may... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Morning after pill?: I think you are referring to the morning after pill? If so then it is out of your system in a few days. Some menstrual irregularity is expected. Check... Read More
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Dr. Mary Gealow
Specializes in Pediatrics
You may not need any: If you conceived easily last time, you will likely do so again. OBs do prescribe Clomid and other medications if you can’t get pregnant with 6 months ... Read More
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Lack of oxygen: Lack of oxygen can happen from 1.) high altitude 2.) inadequate ventilation into the lung 3.) airflow obstruction 4.) ventilation and perfusion mismat... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There is not an: effective way to accelerate this process. Any attempts to wash out with over-hydration will be picked up on testing.

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