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What Happens When You Die
Depends: This depends upon the source of the bleeding and the speed of blood loss. In general, as the blood level drops you will become cold, your peripheral blood vessels will constrict and you will of course become pale. Breathing and heart rate will increase and eventually, unstopped blood loss will cause you to lose consciousness and eventually all functions will stop. ...Read more
Organs fail: In sepsis toxic chemicals are circulating throughout the body and causing damage to the organs by depleting oxygen to the cells. If severe enough, the immune system cannot recover and repair the damage. With the heart unable to meet the metabolic demands circulatory collapse occurs and blood pressure cannot be maintained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You release an egg: Ovulation happens when a follicle in one ovary releases an egg (occasionally more than one follicle on your own, more often with fertility drugs). The egg needs to find its way into one of your fallopian tubes. If you have intercourse around this time, sperm may fertilize the egg, and the fertilized egg may become a pregnancy. The follicle turns into a cyst (corpus luteum) which makes progesterone. ...Read more
Bad stuff : Anaphylaxis causes dilatation & leaking of blood vessels. That causes swelling of membranes, particularly in the respiratory tracy. This compromises organs depending on their blood &oxygen supply. Soon blood pressure drops, then organ failure follows if anaphylaxis is left untreated. Finally death ensues. ...Read more
Overdose: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for > ...Read more
Drowning...: During drowning, the airways are filled with fluid so air exchange cannot happen. So, carbon dioxide cannot be removed and oxygen cannot get into the lungs. Therefore, oxygen cannot circulate to the rest of the body including the brain, the heart, the kidneys, etc. If the body is deprived of oxygen long enough, death can occur. ...Read more
Easy Rx: The key is that you got diagnosed, hopefully early. 1 person in 200 will be symptomatic with this. I'm going to assume the diagnosis is correct & it's common hemochromatosis. You'll have a pint of blood drained maybe 2x/week until you feel better / labs turn good. The blahs, thumb pain, lackluster love life, and whatever else will improve. Untreated, it kills you, treated you do great. ...Read more
Black Outs: Your'e killing brain cells.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please clarify: what specific information you are looking for. Whether you die from septicemia or any other cause - you are dead. Are you asking about symptoms prior to death? How the body is handled??? Re-ask with clarification of question. ...Read more
Dialysis cessation: There are two reasons why a patient would stop dialysis. The first is that the person had acute renal failure and recovered his renal function, ending his need for dialysis. If the person has end-stage-renal-disease and he stops dialysis, he will get progressivly weaker, may have nausea and vomiting and die of fluid overload or hyperkalemia. The time to death is variable. ...Read more
Potentially serious: Sunstroke occurs when you get dehydrated and run out of sweat, so that your body's thermostat can no longer keep your body cool. Your body relies on water evaporation to stay cool. It's possible to get sunstroke on any reasonably warm day if you don't drink enough water to stay hydrated. The risk increases the hotter it gets, however. ...Read more
Your heart stops : Not sure what you mean here, but a Cocaine overdose, may cause the strain on the heart to be too much and cause an eventual stopping of the heart, resulting in death, at which point your brain stops to function as well. Cocaine use-bad! too much Cocaine use-very bad. Don't do drugs. Get help if you are addicted, see your dr. Or call a crisis center. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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