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I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

Long list: It such a long list, it's not enough space for it. By group it can be presented as: 1. Airway obstruction diseases 2. Disorders of the chest wall & diaphragm 3. Cardiac disorders 4. Neurological disorders 5. Musculoskeletal disorders 6 malformation of the mediastinum & lung tissue 7. Air leak syndroms 8. Lung tissue disorders and lung vessels 9. Miscelaneous (anemia, iem, electrolytes abn, drugs). ...Read more

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Is there a publicised list of known rapists of s.T.D's and h.I.V?

Is there a publicised list of known rapists of s.T.D's and h.I.V?

No: These conditions are too widespread and common to have such a list which might be considered an invasion of privacy. Carefully consider your partners and intimates. There is a strong element of trust in relationships. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a tick-borne illness?

What are the symptoms of a tick-borne illness?

Any & every symptom!: The most common tick-borne illness is lyme disease, which is well-known to cause any & every symptom that a person can have! other tick-borne illnesses like rocky mountain spotted fever, babesiosis and bartonella also cause a wide variety of symptoms. Still, the most common symptoms of tick-borne illness are fever & rash (especially at onset), joint pains, malaise, headache & fatigue. ...Read more

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I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

RAD: RAD is not accepted diagnosis by all drs. However there appear to be a group of children that were chronically and severely tramatized in early childhood and failed to bond with close family members. They often have severe behavior problems, opposition to authority, wander the house at night, can be aggressive, fail to show empathy for others, but can also be very charming, and are delinquent. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of having a depression type of dual diagnosis?

Can you please list the common causes of having a depression type of dual diagnosis?

Good treatment: Dual diagnosis with depression can be very common and intuitive. It certainly makes sense that someone who gets diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder can be diagnosed with depression... And the list goes on, mental disorders are depressing! getting good treatment is key. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

Unknown: There are many studies that are highly suggestive that this disease is caused by an abnormal metabolism or use of Dopamine and related transmitters in the brain and studies with pet scan show increase and abnormal use in the frontal part of the brain this is the area that can control mood and behaviours. ...Read more

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What are some signs of mental illness in a child?

What are some signs of mental illness in a child?

Erratic behavior: Mental illness is an extremely broad term. Any obvious and persistent abnormal behavior might be questioned. ...Read more

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Could you list some of the disorders that could cause a low PLT count of 10x10^9/L, whether the disorders are common or rare?

Could you list some of the disorders that could cause a low PLT count of 10x10^9/L, whether the disorders are common or rare?

Thrombocytopenia...: ...and no. That's called a differential diagnosis, & it's way too complicated to list here. You can look it up yourself. One CAN divide it into 2 simple categories. Platelets are always being made and destroyed (dynamic equilibrium). So low platelets are due to either 1) decreased production or 2) increased destruction. As the great sage Hillel said, "all the rest is explanation; go and learn it." ...Read more

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List of symptoms of and effects from seizures, please?

List of symptoms of and effects from seizures, please?

Ask your doctor: Episodic events of the brain can be in any of many forms. They can be motor - generalized and localized, sensory - tingling or numbness or auditory or visual illusions, gastric - episodic nausea or vomiting or rising sensation, emotional - fear, laughter, excitement. If you experience these often you must discuss with your doctor and consider neurology consultation. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of night terrors in a healthy, 22y/o female? There is no history of any type of abuse and no other known sleep disorder.

What are the possible causes of night terrors in a healthy, 22y/o female? There is no history of any type of abuse and no other known sleep disorder.

Adult night terrors?: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/night-terrors/basics/definition/con-20032552 True sleep terrors are uncommon in adults. Check out the link above for more information, including possible causes and treatments. Best wishes ...Read more

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Are symptoms of teething indicative of a medical condition?

Are symptoms of teething indicative of a medical condition?

No: Common inflammatory process in later infancy. Symptomatic care is all that is needed. ...Read more

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Can there be a name or word for the study of infectious diseases?

Can there be a name or word for the study of infectious diseases?

Infectology?: A spanish doctor once referred to an i d doc as an infectologist. Infectology could therefore describe the study of infection but it is not in common use. ...Read more

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Is a mental illness also a brain disease? Is that for all mental illnesses?

Is a mental illness also a brain disease?  Is that for all mental illnesses?

Brain and mental ill: As the years go by, those who work with the brain (neurologists) and psychiatrists have recognized they have a great deal in common. You can consider mental illness to be a brain disorder. ...Read more

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What is a list of heath risks of smoking cigarettes?

What is a list of heath risks of smoking cigarettes?

Many: 1respiratory problems like copd, cough, phlegm, shortness of breath 2lung cancer 3coronary artery disease leading to angina and heart attack 4blockage of arteries causing peripheral vascular disease in legs and stroke 5abdominal aortin aneurysm 6cancers like bladder, cervix, esophagus, oral cavity, pancreas, pharynx, stomach, leukemia 7infertility, sids, preterm babies 8osteoporisis 9dental&gum disease 10skin. ...Read more

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What is a list of some antiplatelet drugs?

What is a list of some antiplatelet drugs?

See below: Aspirin and plavix are the common drugs. for more info check out the site given below: https://www.drugs.com/drug-class/antiplatelet-agents.html ...Read more