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Can Masterbating Cause Brain Damage Or Cancer
No: Fever is part of the immune system, and helps your child fight off infection. Children tolerate even high fevers very well. There is no damage to your child from the fever itself. Fever is a sign that there is illness, so your doctor will evaluate to find out what is causing the fever. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Yes: Although multiple other organs are of primary concern, leukemia can involve the meninges, and create a "carcinomatous meningitis", and also, cause at a distance, a dementia like state, a "limbic encephalitis", or even scattered focalized strokes due to hypercoagulopathy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Chemo brain: Chemo brain has been studied fairly well and in fact at this past years national conference a seminal study was presented that notes that chemo brain can begin even before a patient has received any chemotherapy. Thus the cognitive impairment begins from the traumatic stress caused by the diagnosis and hearing the words chemotherapy and cancer. This is a form of ptsd. Some ctx makes it worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not normally: Normal masturbation does not cause damage. Likewise, normal sexual intercourse does not cause damage. That means using good technique, and of course, as with all things in life, do everything in moderation. Even too much of a good thing can become a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Ms is at this point considered to be an immune related condition. The cause of MS unfortunately less understood: most neuroscientist feel that the immune system ("body police") attack the brain. This is reflected in the highly efficacious MS therapy available such as interferons, cop axone and tysabri (natalizumab). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: Seizures can be caused by brain injury, but they can also cause new injury. Lack of oxygen (anoxia) can cause brain damage. This can be from inability to breath. Also, pressure within the skull can spike during a seizure, and with prolonged elevation, this could theoretically reduce blood flow. Direct trauma from convulsions or falls, too, can sometimes be seen. ...Read more
What causes brain cancer? Can having a traumatic brain injury cause brain cancer? What about environmental toxins?
Confusing question: Hypothermia is actually used in centers to reduce brain metabolism after a stressful event and has a brain protective effect. Gradual rewarming is eventually done. Patients will either re-warm and survive or secumb to their problem.I fail to understand what treatment someone could omit and still have a surrvivor. ...Read more
What is permanent brain damage ? and how to heal from a perm brain damage caused by illegal drugs or by anything else?!
Possibly: Recent research suggests that a history of multiple concussions increases the risk of als, but more research is needed. Fortunately, the vast majority of those with concussions will never get als. The cause of ALS is largely unknown; genetic factors play a role in some cases. Lyme disease may cause symptoms very similar to ALS ; should thus be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No. Just plain no.: One of the cults is making this claim to frighten young people. These people aren't your friends. Enjoying yourself becomes excessive when, and only when, it keeps you away from important life tasks like studying, working, learning skills, making friends, maybe finding somebody special. If it's obsessive, we can help with meds and/or talk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
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