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sudden death due to exsanguination alcoholism

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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
It depends on the: cause of death. It may be entirely normal if death is due to aspiration or respiratory depression. With death due to alcoholic liver disease the termi ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Thickened heart: The most common cause of sudden death in elite athletes in the US is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This is a rare condition of the actual muscle of the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Rupture blood vessel: Apoplexy is a medical term, which can be used to describe a rupture or bleeding of vessel in the brain--"bleeding" in a stroke (formerly described as ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Myocarditis: read this: http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org/pdf/MyocarditisAndSuddenDeath.pdf
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: Some pneumonia is very aggressive and even with treatment may cause death. Age, smoker, lung disease, heart trouble. Other illnesses.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Never: Pacs and pvcs never can cause sudden death which is due to ventricular fibrillation or asystole. The substrate for those is serious, underlying struct ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ectopy: Benign type ventricular ectopy in an otherwise normal heart rarely is associated with sudden death. If the situation changes so that the previously be ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop worrying.: A tach very rarely kills anyone. When it occurs it tends to occur the same way over and over again. It does not get worse suddenly. Sudden death can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not typical of SADS: Sudden arrhythmia death syndrome (SADS) is preceded w/ an irregular, often fast, rhythm & specific abnormalities on EKG (if they r ever checked). ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Vtach can be lethal. Get a second opinion- cardiology.

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