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Can You Die From Touching Some One Else Is Blood
I have varicose veins. In one leg, there is a hard, hot and very painful lump. Is it a blood clot? Can I die from this?
Phlebitis: What you are describing is superficial phlebitis or a clot in a superficial varicose vein. The treatment is warm compresses to the area and ibuprofen. You should also see a veins specialist for a full venous evaluation. Including a venous ultrasound. Superficial phlebitis usually does not travel but a vein specialist can determine the extent of the phlebitis ...Read more
At Walmart I was looking at curtains, one of them had fresh blood all over it and I was touching it. It got all over my hand. I have cuts. HIV Risk?
Without having an instantaneous blood draw, how can one know for sure if their near-death experiences are from adrenal emergencies? (Dangerously low cortisol and aldosterone)?
Near death: If you are talking about near death experiences like seeing 'the light' or dead loved ones, I am unaware of anyone proving a mechanism for this. ...Read more
I get a tiny cut on my perineum semi often. Blood test done for herpes, negative. No itching, stings faintly if I find one & keep touching it. Ideas?
Tiny cut: If you are sexually active it could be a tear from insertion of the penis into your vagina. Try using a generous amount of lubrication to ease this process. ...Read more
My son might have fragile x. Blood test was done last wed at childrens hospital. What is the soonest I get the results back? I'm scared to death about this bacause I have 4 children. My 3 year old was the one tested. He hurts himself, others. Still learni
Unfortunately,: Unfortunately, genetic testing can take a little time - in some cases up to six weeks depending on the hospital or lab that is running the test. For a more accurate answer, you should call the doctor that sent the test. If they have experience with the genetic testing lab and this particular test, they can give you a better (and possibly shorter!) idea of how long it will take. Good luck to you! ...Read more
What happens if I loose 5/6 ltrs of blood, will I die. Can a person die if he donates 5/6ltrs blood.?
Yes, death.: If you were to lose 83% of your blood volume, yes you would be dead, and die prior to reaching that volume lost. Can only donate one whole unit (~500ml) of blood or two pheresed units of blood with the plasma and non-red-blood-cells returned. ...Read more
Steeped on glass and some very tiny peaces stayed inside, will the glass transfer through blood to other body parts? And can I die from this?
No, they stay put:
This is glass, and will stay as glass, not get absorbed into the body aside from locally at the foot, possibly creating some fibrous scar tissue as encapsulation.
You might have occasional pains, if you step on the existing piece of glass the wrong way, or push it or touch it. Many people coexist with bullet-fragments embedded after a gunshot, and glass is a less dangerous version of the same. ...Read more
Big topic: Many types of inflamed blood vessels: thrombophlebitis is is usually hard, inflamed superficial blood vessels in the leg veins. Usually patients have underlying medical condition of their veins called venous insufficiency or reflux. Need to see phlebology dr. Www. Phlebology. Org do ultrasound scan now. This can lead to deep vein clot which is dangerous. Use ice, ibuprofen, compression, walking. ...Read more
Yes, for most:
The typical blood donation is about 450ml which is close to one liter. There are certain criteria to meet to be eligible for blood donation. You can visit the red cross website for more information.
http://www. Redcrossblood. Org/donating-blood. ...Read more
No time of day: Should not matter. Thank you for your gift of donating your blood. ...Read more
Is the blood from an old person different than that of a child, and could one give blood to the other?
I'm wondering how much time does it take for your blood to complete one circuit through your whole body?
About a minute...: The average adult heart pumps approximately 5 l/min of blood at rest (the cardiac output); with a total blood volume of approximately 5l in an average adult, a blood cell will run through the complete circuit about once a minute. However, countless factors can effect this average. ...Read more
If high enough- DKA: Diabetes in babies is very unusual. It isn't easy to diagnose because babies wet diapers a lot and they can't explain that they don't feel well. It's usually when they're quite ill, with diabetic ketoacidosis that the diagnosis is made. The treatment can be dangerous when giving IV fluid/insulin if not closely monitored. A pediatric endocrinologist has to care for these babies. ...Read more
Unclear: I'm not sure what you mean by when your BP meets. Please elaborate. ...Read more
Depends but rare: Blood sugars below 50 can be lethal. Rapidly decreasing blood sugar can cause cardiac arrhythmia and increase risk for death. There is no simple answer to your question. Best to treat blood sugars below 80, and monitor blood sugar for trends. If you use insulin, talk to your doctor about this issue. Small frequent intake of food is a good start. Be well. ...Read more
Does HIV die withing a few seconds after its out of the body? Would dried blood be infectios as well?
Yes.: Probably not, but would not risk it. Clean the dried area with a 10% bleach solution. ...Read more
What would happen if someone in the US who is on blood thinners and caught ebola? Would the be more likely to die?
More likely: Since a major, debilitating effect of the virus which targets the hematologic system, is to cause bleeding in many portions of the body internally and externally, then it would seem likely that blood less likely to clot would be more likely to cause bleeding to the point of death at an earlier time than otherwise. ...Read more
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