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Which areas of the body are most affected by gonorrhea?

Which areas of the body are most affected by gonorrhea?

Sexual organs: The external genitalia (penis, scrotum, vagina, vulva) are the most commonly affected. However, oral and anal disease can also be affected under specific sexual positions or practices. ...Read more

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What are the areas of the body affected by retinoblastoma?

What are the areas of the body affected by retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma: It is important to understand the genetic implications of this cancer as it is commonly inherited, and if you are a survivor, you need to know your chances of passing it to your offspring. ...Read more

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What body parts are affected by sirenomelia?

What body parts are affected by sirenomelia?

Varies: Signs and symptoms of syringomyelia depend on size and location of cyst in spinal cord. May affect the back of neck, shoulders, arms and hands in beginning. Other symptoms: muscle weakness and wasting, loss of reflexes, loss of sensitivity to pain and temperature Other signs and symptoms may include spasms and weakness in arms and legs. Bowel and bladder function can be affected. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

Totally depends on: Type: septic, hemorrhagic/hypovolemic, cardiogenic, anaphylactic, neurogenic, metabolic, pulmonic. The end commonality in all is that you get vascular dilation so severe that the blood pressure ultimately bottoms out and you don't get perfusion to critical organs causing multi organ system failure. In the ICU we give patients pressors to maintain their BP. The brain & heart take the biggest hits. ...Read more

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Which body systems are affected by ebola?

Which body systems are affected by ebola?

It can eventually: Effect almost all of them. Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over body, > ...Read more

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Which body systems are affected by e. coli?

Which body systems are affected by e. coli?

Depends: All of us have e coli in our colon and it is a normal part of out being. Some strains of e coli can cause diarrhea and renal damage. E coli is a common cause of urinary infections. In a person with anatomic abnormalities or immune disorders, e coli can infect any organ, including the brain. ...Read more

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What body systems are affected by cystitis?

What body systems are affected by cystitis?

Urinary bladder: By definition, cystitis is inflammation of the urinary bladder. If the inflammation is due to infection, it can spread to the kidneys and other organs. ...Read more

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Which body systems are affected by a stroke?

Which body systems are affected by a stroke?

Neuro: A stroke affects your brain and the nervous system. YOur nervous system controls a lot, from breathing, to heart rate, but mainly a stroke reveals itself through a muscle or sensation defect. ...Read more

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Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is considered, this is an entirely different condition that affects fluid and electrolyte balances in the blood stream, muscles and the body's organs. ...Read more

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What body systems are affected by down syndrome?

What body systems are affected by down syndrome?

Multi-system: Heart, thyroid, eyes, iq are the most common to be affected. The child may have a slight problem or a significant impairment in one or several of those areas. ...Read more

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What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

All: Once the antibodies decrease the ability to make adequate thyroid hormone all metabolic processes in the body may be affected. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Many parts: Since diabetes can damage blood vessels, almost any part of the body can be affected by diabetes. Common complications include the eyes (diabetic retinopathy, cataract, and increased risk for glaucoma), peripheral neuropathy, heart disease, kidneys, increased risk for stroke, problems with skin and mouth healing, poor blood flow to feet leading to damage, worsens osteoporosis, and hearing problems. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

All: Bulimia sometimes is associated with inducing vomitting and laxative use. These may result in loss of your body electrolyte which in turn could affect your heart and other organs. ...Read more

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What are the main body systems most affected by heroin?

What are the main body systems most affected by heroin?

NIDA website: With lots of details about medical effects of heroin: http://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/research-reports/heroin-abuse-addiction. ...Read more

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What body systems and organs are affected by astigmatism?

What body systems and organs are affected by astigmatism?

Eyes: Astigmatism is caused by changes in the cornea of the eye. The cornea functions as the watch crystal focusing light into the eye. Astigmatism is the natural changes in the cornea that is one cause of a patient needing glasses or contacts. Astigmatism can be measured by special computers in your eye doctors office! ...Read more

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Which parts of the body are most commonly affected by warts?

Which parts of the body are most commonly affected by warts?

Everywhere: Hands, feet, legs arms, -genitals and even the face. Non genital warts are most commonly found on the hands followed by the sole of the foot. ...Read more

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What is the part affected of your body when you have a cold?

What is the part affected of your body when you have a cold?

Nasal passages.: Unlike flu the common cold does not affect the lungs or get into the bloodstream. It inflames and congests the nasal airway. ...Read more

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Which part of a young womans body is affected most after abortion?

Which part of a young womans body is affected most after abortion?

Emotions: Since a woman's uterus heals so rapidly and completely after an abortion, in my view, her emotional condition is the most affected by the abortion. Most women heal emotionally too quite well especially if they have the support of a good partner or family. Usually pregancy symptoms go away quickly as well so that by 1-2 weeks all symptoms have disappeared. ...Read more