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Can I Die From Parotitis
Can bacterial parotitis last 5 or 6 weeks? Going to ent swelling for 5 weeks doc said paratitis took amoxicillin and levofloxacin none helping swell
Swelling from an: Infection can last days to weeks after the initial insult to the tissue, depending on the location. For parotid gland infection, it would take more time for swelling to go down, especially if there is a stone obstructing the parotid gland. If there are no stones per ENT physician, then use warm compresses to help the swelling. If it still hurts, you may need longer antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
7 weeks of swollen partoid gland. But can't feel lumps feel normal. Doc think paratitis my nurse sister said was wrong meds doc gave me. Cancer scare?
Parotitis???: Most common thing that causes swollen parotid gland is infection with Mumps virus. Did you get the MMR vaccine when you were younger? When u get parotitis it obliterates thje angle of the jaw. You move back along the bottom of jaw bone and as it moves up towards your ear you can't feel it because of swollen gland. You decide who was right- Doc or Sis. Paro cancer very rare!!! ...Read more
Can dry mouth cause paratitis. Par gland swollen 7 weeks. Going to ent but can't feel no masses. What test do I ask for to get piece of mind itnot canc?
Are you considering:
A lethal injection? F 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 emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more
Possible: While too much pain specifically cannot kill someone, the physiologic reactions they undergo could cause death. For example, extreme pain can lead to a greatly increased heart rate. In susceptible people, this could lead to certain arrhythmias. Specifically from pain, no, but from physiological sequelae, yes. ...Read more
Yes but: In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Syncope can be due to a simple faint (like having blood drawn) or it can be due to serious heart disease with dangerous arrhythmias. The causes are legion. Some don't involve the heart at all like low blood sugar or epilepsy. You should discuss your syncope with someone who knows your full medical history to see if additional testing is necessary. ...Read more
Naturally, in your sleep.: I must admit, I am very concerned about the basis of your question. Are you just asking out of morbid curiosity? If so, that's fine. However, If you are contemplating suicide, I sincerely urge you to seek help immediately or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-8255. Take Care! ...Read more
From what?: I am sorry but although it is clear that something is definitely wrong, I don't know any more than that. Don't know if you are suffering from physical pain, emotional anguish or fear of an illness. I do hope that you are getting help for your situation. Take care. ...Read more
It may be- depending: On what drug/ medication was used for the over-dose. Or a person could fail at a suicide attempt and live with permanent medical problems. Are you having thoughts about killing yourself.? If yes, please have a friend or relative drive you to the er now. The national suicide hotline is available to you 24 /7: 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). Help = hope. ...Read more
My kliere in my nek is seer, ek het nie koors nie, geen keelseer, geen lyfseer. Net die kliere wat seer is en voel bietjie geswel?
Indirectly, yes: Because it is not just arthritis but a group of diseases that can attack other organs, then death can result from it. Treatment has improved but it is potentially lethal when vital organs are involved. Go to emedicinehealth. Com for more info or just type in JRA in search engine. It brings up a plethora of web sites and info. Systemic JRA is very painful, but treatable and mostly non-lethal ...Read more
Depends: Sma type 1, also known as infantile spinal muscular atrophy or werdnig-hoffmann disease, is the most common and severe type of sma. It typically presents in the neonatal period. Majority of affected infants die within a year from respiratory failure. Type 2, 3, and 4 present at a later ages and are milder forms. ...Read more
Well, yes.: Patients with severe, untreated crohns can have life threatening intestinal bleeding and perforation and are also at higher risk for intestinal cancer. If this is about you or a loved one, do not despair. Just make sure you follow your doctor's instructions to the letter and keep him/her updated of any new symptom. Best to you and happy holidays. ...Read more
No: It can feel like you're dying if anxiety jumps up into a full blown panic attack. Then your heart is racing, you're breaking out into a sweat, and you feel short of breath. That's the limbic system in your brain getting you ready to fight with or run from a saber tooth tiger. Your brain thinks it's helping. The trouble is that the alarm it's sounding is a false alarm. There is alot of help avail. ...Read more
Yes you can: Different chemos have the potential to cause death in many ways: low white cells leading to serious infections, low platelets causing bleeding, heart problems or kidney failure. It is not common to die of chemo side effects but as always, the benefit has to outweigh the risks everytime we use these drugs. ...Read more
Yes: Fulminant colitis from whatever cause can lead to death from sepsis in the untreated scenerio. Ulcerative colitis can lead to colon cancer over time. C. Diff colitis causes overwhelming infections occasionally in critically ill patients. Colitis requires a thorough examination with colonoscopy and biopsies for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Chlamydia: Dying from a chlamydial pelvic infection would be extremely rare. If you were severely immune compromised and got a superimposed bacterial infection, could result in pelvic sepsis, peritonitis with remote lethal possibility. ...Read more
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