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what happens if ammonia is injected in vein

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Alcohol: Is a strong sclerosing agent, namely it will close the veins. It is used by some for what is called a-v malformations. It is dangerous as it can cause ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Major damage: The acid will do serious damage to local tissues, but may or may not be buffered by the body's systems before it reaches the heart and damages the rhy ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Golowa
18 years experience Interventional Radiology
Central venous air: 2-3 cc of air is not enough to cause a fatal air embolism. It would certainly be resorbed in 48 hours. If it was clinically significant, it would pre ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: Are you contemplating taking this action? If yes - please don't do so. At minimum it is likely to cause tissue damage. If you or someone else is tempt ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
IM potassium: Is very painful and not safe
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Water without an appropriate osmotic solute will hemolyze the nearby red blood cells. The resulting release of potassium can kill you. Perhaps you can ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Other options: Include veins in the other arm or the legs. Also, another kind of dialysis that does not require veins or blood flow is called peritoneal dialysis cou ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Redices inflammation: It reduces the inflammation.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: It is highly toxic. Please do not ingest or inject it. Your body will be damaged by it. It causes tissue damage on contact. You can read about it ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Still serious: Depends on size of the individual peroneal veins, which are generally small but when dilated with clots can be larger. The clots can be long and of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Potassium injection: Injecting potassium intravenously is dangerous and, depending on the amount of potassium given that way, can cause a cardiac arrest leading to death. ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly not: If medication subjected to temperatures above or below limits listed in posted information, effectiveness may be dramatically reduced. Talk to your p ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Testis: Necrosis means death of the testicle. It eventually shrinks and essentially disappears. If you are concerned about fertility, necrosis of the testicle ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need Catheter: If an av fistula fails in dialysis patients, then they require a dialysis catheter until another long term dialysis access can be established. If all ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Infusion: Infusion is the term used for administration of substances into the body through veins, but also into body cavities, via tubing or catheters. Usually ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Howe
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Two pathway measures: The PT can be with VERY HIGH doses of heparin but generally remember our coagulation system has two primary enzymatic pathways measured differently in ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
IVs: It definitely does and most preparations are designed for intravenous due to the high pressures on the arterial side.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on what: the problem is. For instance - if someone had a gangrenous leg - infection could spread in the body and lead to death. A deep vein thrombosis (DVT ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
You may be confused: INR is a measure of blood clotting and is often kept at about 2 if you are on warfarin. An INR of 11 would be EXTREMELY dangerous and put you at very ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Maybe: If you have thrombophlebitis, a clot could go directly to the lung causing a life threatening pulmonary embolism. But if there is a congenital hole w ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Stroke: And if many of these little vessels get blocked, lots of areas of brain that don't function with several lacunar strokes leading to vascular dementia.
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Kidney function: If a person's kidney is not functioning properly, one of the symptoms that can occur is generalized edema (or swelling) due to improper water balance ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Herbich
39 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The body has a system of macrophages (big eaters) and lymphatic drainage to remove them.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Filter: Dialysis does the work of kidneys, acts like kidney filter. Removes the extra fluid and wastes, toxins that accumulate in the body.
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