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Can a tooth infection cause u to lose muscle?

Can a tooth infection cause u to lose muscle?

Tooth infection: A tooth infection should not cause you to lose muscle. I would get a dental check up for control of the infection and see your primary doctor for a physical to see why your are losing muscle. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Is it advisible to weight train with a viral infection? Also can you loose muscle mass from having a viral infection?

Is it advisible to weight train with a viral infection?
Also can you loose muscle mass from having a viral infection?

Maybe: You are unlikely to lose any muscle mass from a viral infection unless it produces severe muscle inflammation. Your exercise pattern should be modulated to the extent necessary so that you do not exhaust yourself and prolong the illness. Be careful, be sensible. A few days off exercise will not change your body appearance significantly. ...Read more

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Can a pre sacrel abscess lead to permanent nerve damage to a bladder. Pain on urination and retention. Have had mass pelvic sepsis which lead to prob?

Can a pre sacrel abscess lead to permanent nerve damage to a bladder.  Pain on urination and retention. Have had mass pelvic sepsis which lead to prob?

Absolutely: Such a difficult problem needs to be checked and followed by a highly educated doc specialist. Sepsis can kill you by the way. No need to wait! doc is necessary. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder cause me to strain to get urine out? im on medication for it. Or will it be the tight bladder neck?

Straining: Bladder outlet obstruction is the most common cause of difficulty initiating the urinary stream, while overactive bladder usually causes urinary frequency in small amounts. Medications like Sudafed can cause difficulty urinating as can certain neurologic disorders affecting the bladder. A urologist is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more

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How can you treat an ear infection that is also causing you to be off balance?

How can you treat an ear infection that is also causing you to be off balance?

ENT evaluation: You will need an ear nose throat specialist evaluation because this could be due to inflammation/infection of the inner ear in addition to the middle ear infection. The inner ear in addition to a special part of the brain (the cerebellum) is responsible for our balance. If affected can cause vertigo and ringing sensation in the ear. ...Read more

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What causes a bacterial infection to develop and can it keep you from concieving?

What causes a bacterial infection to develop and can it keep you from concieving?

Bacteria/opportunist: Bacteria are basic opportunists.They grow & reproduce anywhere they find a source of moisture & nutrients, if a germ like chlamydia or gonococcus are introduced into the female genital tract, they can find plenty of nutrients along the linings. Over time they can produce scarring of the inside of delicate structures like the fallopian tubes & reduce fertility. ...Read more

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Can damage to the 11th cranial nerve cause sustained muscle contraction of the trapezius? If so, how can it be treated and what is most effective?

Can damage to the 11th cranial nerve cause sustained muscle contraction of the trapezius? If so, how can it be treated and what is most effective?

Rare: Isolated CN injury is rare. Weakness of head turn to resistance or shoulder shrug weakness is seen. Spasm is usually not due to accessory nerve lesion. ...Read more

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Can infection cause weight loss? Namely ear infection? Thank you..

Can infection cause weight loss? Namely ear infection? Thank you..

Yes: An ear infection can decrease your appetite and lead to weight loss. check to see how your appetite has been since the infection began. It should return to normal once the infection is gone ...Read more

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Can a tooth abcess spread to your brain? what teeth can make it happen nd how common is it?

Can a tooth abcess spread to your brain? what teeth can make it happen nd how common is it?

Definitely YES: The mouth is located In proximity of some vital arteries and veins that feeds directly into the base of the brain, any infection in any tooth in the mouth, if left untreated can feed directly into your brain and carry the bacteria with it. This use to be a problem before antibiotics and early treatment. Nevertheless antibiotic abuse can cause resistance and exacerbate the problem, don't delay. ...Read more

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Can sleep aid supplements cause a person's back to hurt?

Can sleep aid supplements cause a person's back to hurt?

Sleep aid: Which sleep aid are you taking? How much do you weigh? Usually not but can depends on some factors. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation or if potential back issue is cause of your sleep issue. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Sertraline to cause a receding hairline? If so, how can a medication that reduces stress levels cause more hair loss?

Is it possible for Sertraline to cause a receding hairline? If so, how can a medication that reduces stress levels cause more hair loss?

Baldness: baldness can cause stress and vice versa,typically stress induced hearing loss tends to be patchy. Any drug can theoretically promote hair loss. Talk to your prescribing physicians, possibly consult with a dermatologist for an inspection. Male pattern hair loss can be seen at your age ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more