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Can You Have Too Much Blood In Your Body
Yes.: In some instances, a person may produce too many red blood cells. An example of a disease like this is polycythema vera. This is an abnormal bone marrow condition (a myeloproliferative disorder) in which the patient's bone marrow makes too many red blood cells. Another reason for the bone marrow to make excess red blood cells is chronic hypoxia (low oxygen) in association with COPD or apnea. ...Read more
Is there a blood test that can detect excessive inflammation in the body in more than one area at a time with one test?
Why do you ask?: I'm a pathologist and specialist in lab medicine. The sed rate and C-reactive protein rise when there some serious inflammation over a few weeks, and in some other situations, but by this time it'll be symptomatic and you'll know something's wrong. Is someone trying to sell you something? There's no substitute for a good history and physical exam ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got dysautonomia what if general anaesthesia lowers my blood pressure too much? Have a lower blood volume also. My body over vasoconstricts to compens
Your question got: cut off so please visit our consultation service to help diagnose and treat your problem. It does sound complicated and you should be concerned. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
My nurse practioner says the valve that let's blood flow to my body is letting my blood flow too much.She is reading off a pet scan.What does this mean?I also have an anurism 4.8 .Could this cause tro
See a doctor: What you have written does not make a lot of sense, particularly from a pet scan. See a doctor, not a nurse practitioner (who may be very good at minor problems). This needs a cardiologist evaluation. Please do this soon. Best wishes for a rapid successful outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood from nose while sleeping. cold weather. Body becomes too much hot. It happens previously mañy times and usually in cold weather. Need treatment?
Moisturizer : there are many OTC preparations to help moisturize your nasal mucosa. Depends on where bleeding is coming from but a nasal spray with just normal saline is a good place to start. If bleeding persists please see your doc Also may want to turn down heat at night. Heaters dry the air out ...Read more
I have seen many dermatologist and almost tried all the medicines available. My all body and blood tests are normal yet me and my younger brother are facing an excessive hair loss. I am 29!! Please suggest that shall I try for high frequency UV therapy? o
I have bad skin& hair, prone to acne, excessive body hair & an athletic body shape. If a blood test shows I have high testosterone what can I be given?
Need ideas? Not ok for 5+ yrs. Drs don't know/ don't believe. Ok blood work
low body temp
new- larger breasts/ sore
new- grey stool
Extreme runny nose w excessive build up in nose causing raw skin w painful dry chunks yellow mucus w blood, sore throat, body aches, see dr or wait?
Nose runny: Think it is time to have you team take a look. ...Read more
Other than death?: As blood is lost, the heart rate increases, then blood pressure starts to drop, then subject becomes progressively confused and short of breath until loses consciousness. Shock worsens from inadequate tissue perfusion. Death usually due to heart rhythm failure and lack of oxygen to tissues. ...Read more
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
It might be vomited: Up in what looks like coffee ground material. It may cause melena - black, tarry, foul smelling stool. It could cause nausea. If you are swallowing large amounts of blood - you likely need prompt medical care (unless you are deliberately drinking blood from a source other than your body). ...Read more
Cardiac Arrest: Ultimately, if you lose too much blood (or blood pressure), your heart cannot continue to function properly and cardiac arrest will take place. This is technically death; but, if emergency resuscitation is performed in a timely fashion, it is possible to bring someone back from severe blood loss. ...Read more
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