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Can you die from pancoast syndrome?

Can you die from pancoast syndrome?

No, but: The cause of the syndrome (drooped eye, lack of sweating, pain in the shoulder or arm) is usually lung cancer! first described by hare in the london medical gazette in 1835. Pancoast was a radiologist at penn and said it was incurable. It is cured as frequently as other lung presentations, commonly treated with chemo/rt, then surgery. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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How can I reduce pain from polycystic ovary syndrome?

How can I reduce pain from polycystic ovary syndrome?

First find cause: Pcos typically is painless medical condition. The only concern that may exit that is related to pcos may be a ovarian cyst that is large enough to cause torsion (self twisting). Assuming that your pain is pelvic in origin, you may also be ovulating (if receiving therapy) which can also cause temporary pain (called mittelschmerz). My advise is to seek medical evaluation to find cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Can you die from aspergers syndrome?

No.: Asperger's syndrome (which actually no longer a diagnosis in the new dsm-v) is an autisitc spectrum disorder characterized by poor social skills, a lack of understanding social interactions and interpersonal skills as well as being disconnected from others. In now way is fatal. ...Read more

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Can you die from werner syndrome?

Can you die from werner syndrome?

Yes: People with Werner's syndrome typically live to c. 54 years of age in the US, about 20 years less than you would expect. Vitamin C therapy may lengthen that lifespan, but it not clear yet that this is true. ...Read more

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Can you die from a twisted ovary?

Can you die from a twisted ovary?

An emergency: It's not impossible, but death from torsion is pretty unlikely. What is not unlikely with untreated torsion is loss of the ovary with major surgery. Ovarian torsion is a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Can you die from guillain-barre syndrome?

Can you die from guillain-barre syndrome?

Yes: This is a rapid onset paralysis of muscles starting in the legs and rapidly involving upper trunk and breathing in the worst cases. You could die from inability to breathe. If this is occurring, get to the er as fast as possible. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of polycystic ovarian syndrome totally?

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Can you get rid of polycystic ovarian syndrome totally?

Genetic + lifestyle : Polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos is a condition that shows irregular periods, excessive androgens (male hormones) and metabolic disorders (type 2 or gestational diabetes, abnormal BP and lipids, Insulin resistance syndrome, etc). There is a genetic component that cannot be changed. However pcos patients can make lifestyle change (weight loss, regular exercise) that will control effects of pcos. ...Read more

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Can you die from ovarian cancer?

Can you die from ovarian cancer?

Yes: Untreated, ovarian cancer is 100% fatal unless something else kills the patient first. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with polycystic ovary syndrome?

How to get pregnant with polycystic ovary syndrome?

See OB or Repro Endo: 8-10% of women have pcos, only some have difficulty conceiving. Some are overweight, if so moderately low carb diets, exercise with cardio + weights help. Some women have Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) and metformin helps. If you have irregular cycles many women can get pregnant with Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. Advanced treatment like ivf is used if simple treatment doesn't succeed or low egg supply. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome: could it make you infertile and can it kill you?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: could it make you infertile and can it kill you?

PCO: It will definitely not kill you! if you have pcos your irregular cycles will make it harder, though not impossible, to conceive. ...Read more

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Can you die from endometriosis?

Can you die from endometriosis?

Never: Endometriosis, though sometimes quite painful, is never a diagnosis that would lead to death. Very severe forms of endometriosis can cause endometrial tissues to affect various internal organs and cause bleeding but that's incredibly rare. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts stop someone from menstruating?

Can ovarian cysts stop someone from menstruating?

No: Menstruation is a shedding of the lining of the endometrium of the uterus first built up premenstrual by estrogen followed by release of Progesterone which causes shedding of the lining seen as menstrual bleeding. An ovarian cyst has no effect on this process if both ovaries are present. ...Read more

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Can you die of stevens-johnson syndrome?

Can you die of stevens-johnson syndrome?

Yes, SJS is serious: Stevens johnson syndrome (eryth. Multi. Major, ten) is a rare but sometimes fatal allergic reaction. A person can have fever, malaise (general discomfort), skin itching, joint aches, and a fairly rapid appearance of reddened spots or patches all over. The rash can have "target" or "bulls-eye" spots, and even blisters. Eye irritation can occur, as well as sores on eyelids, lips, and in the mouth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about being diagnosed with pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome)?

Can you tell me about being diagnosed with pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome)?

PCOS: Pcos or polycystic ovary syndrome is a situation where patients may not ovulate regularly. This may also cause some other changes in hormone levels that may cause the lining of the uterus to get very thick, some male type hormones that cause abnormal hair growth or other abnormal patterns with your period. Some people report weight changes and other symptoms. You are more at risk for diabetes. ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovaries develop into polycystic ovary syndrome?

Sort of: Polycystic ovaries is a finding on ultrasound where there are lots of small follicles on the ovaries. Pcos is where you have some combination (depending on which criteria your doctor uses) of pco looking ovaries, ovulation problems and symptoms of producing too much male hormone. Many but not all women with pcos have pco looking ovaries and many women with pco ovaries have the syndrome. ...Read more

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Could you die from a pituitary adenoma?

Could you die from a pituitary adenoma?

Rare from mass...: But can cause lots of hormonal changes which can cause problems. Tumor can cause headache, visual symptoms if sizable enough. Rarely cause bleed in brain. See doc, rx available with curative intent. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Can these 2 be related? If not, what causes polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Not generally: These 2 generally are not related. Pcos is caused by Insulin resistance which leads to high male hormone levels (testosterone) in the ovary which keeps you from ovulating. Pcos is caused by multiple genes, but worsens with weight gain. Weight loss will occasionally help to resume menstruation. You should also see your doctor to make sure you get tested for diabetes/prediabetes. ...Read more

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Can anxiety be caused by polycystic ovary syndrome if the person does not even know they have pos?

Can anxiety be caused by polycystic ovary syndrome if the person does not even know they have pos?

Better answer: Pcos does not directly cause anxiety: if you are feeling troubled by anxiety talk with a doctor, its probably not due to pcos. ...Read more