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Can You Die From A Nervous Breakdown
A nervous breakdown: Is a catch all term and not a true diagnosis. The impact of stress can be seen in sleep problems, excessive drinking, drugs, short temper, crying, etc. Your doc has given you a medication to help but seeing a therapist for stress management is also in order. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is vague term that has no professional definition. It usually means the person feels overwhelmed and is not functioning well. It is also misleading because nerves don't break down in mental illnesses. To determine a diagnosis, it is necessary to have the person describe what he or she means by the term & what ...Read more
Yes you can!!: First of all "nervous" breakdown is not a technical term and can cover a lot of disorders. Depression, anxiety, panic, or a psychotic break. All of which can be treated by going to a psychiatrist and discussing the problem and finding the right solution for your situation. Talk to someone and get the right treatment whether that is medications or talk therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The understanding of mental disease is better than 50 years ago. Some persons have a breakdown and never recover they unusually have an underlying mental issue that is life long such as schizophrenia . The majority recover and do well with continued help of a psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read more
Vasculitis is a: Very complicated illness. It can be mild or extremely severe and yes patients can die from vascuilitis. When vasculitis (or inflammation of blood vessels) affects organs such as the kidneys and/or brain, and bowel for example severe illness can occur and death can follow. There is treatment and you need to work closely with your doctors to prevent end organ damage and potentially death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Dying during a colonoscopy or because of one is a very rare event. The risk of a perforation or hole during a colonoscopy is about 1/1500. The risks of dying would increase if one had a perforation that was not noticed. Also there is a risk of having complications from the sedation. One could stop breathing from over sedation which could lead to death, again, a rare event. ...Read more
Naegleria: This and a couple of other amoebas. The danger is greatest if the water is stagnant. It's rare. ...Read more
It is possible: The location and size of the hemorrhage are important in determining the outcome. There invariably is "brain damage", the question is whether there are significant neurologic deficits. The age of the patient, and whether or not surgery was done are also factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHY ARE YOU ASKING: If you are allergic to a medication sure. I keep wondering why there are all these questions about dying from antibiotics. Hopefully your dr knows to write appropiate instructions on the rx. If you have trouble undersatnding, tell your dr. If youre wondering aboutgetting high on antibiotics - it's pretty silly. ...Read more
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