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What causes a shock patient to have so many fume.

What causes a shock patient to have so  many fume.

Please clarify: Are you ask if a patient who is in shock has odor? I really am not sure what your question means. Please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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What are the causes of some mental patients to become continually in trouble with the law?

What are the causes of some mental patients to become continually in trouble with the law?

Some possibilities:: Poor impulse control, lack of judgment, lack of insight, under-medication, thrill seeking, stimulation of risk seeking, aggression, lack of boundaries, drug use, alcohol abuse, need for power and control, desperation, homicidal ideations, suicidal ideations, hyper-sexuality, mania, hypomania, psychosis, paranoia, sociopathy, etc. ...Read more

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Has anyone had patients who out of blue gained several inches in height at nearly 40YO? No other problems/symptoms; just added ht. What would cause it

Has anyone had patients who out of blue gained several inches in height at nearly 40YO? No other problems/symptoms; just added ht. What would cause it

No place to grow: After one's growth plates completely close, usually during the high school or early college years, there is no natural way to grow an inch in true height, regardless of how much or how little growth hormone a person has. ...Read more

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I never know what to believe online. Has anybody had patients who actually grew noticably taller @ 40? Can't find online what possibly could cause it.

I never know what to believe online. Has anybody had patients who actually grew noticably taller @ 40? Can't find online what possibly could cause it.

Growth in the 40s: this can be due to a rare disease called acromegaly, other features include enlargement of the jaw, hands and feet, it needs about 10 years to be noticed, other features hypertension, diabetes, joints problems and carpal tunnel syndrome. the cause of this disease is usually a tiny benign tumor in the pituitary, and diagnosed by blood test and possible imaging of the brain ...Read more

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What causes the pain in fibromyalgia patients?

What causes the pain in fibromyalgia patients?

Nerve cell changes: Ther is evidence that part of the pain of fibromyalgia may be caused by a phenomenon known as central sensitization in which nerve cells that detect and transmit pain signals become overly sensitive and can fire excessively in in response to what should be a non-painful or mildly uncomfortable stimulus. ...Read more

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What causes a shunt malfunction in hydrocephalic patients?

What causes a shunt malfunction in hydrocephalic patients?

Blockage by material: A shunt may accumulate proteinaceous material on it inner diameter . Slow flow may also cause clotting of the shunt. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hyperuricemia in patient?

What is the cause of hyperuricemia in patient?

Law of thirds!: One third of patients with hyperuricemia are undersecretors, . One trhird are overproducers of uric acid. And one third are both. Overproduction is primarily genetic and associated with many other risk factors for metabolic syndrome and subsequent atherovascular diseases. Under secretion may be genetic, but there are many more modifiable factors at play. Lead poisoning can cause under excretion. ...Read more

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Causes of thrombocytosis patients high counts?

Causes of thrombocytosis patients high counts?

Primary or secondary: Elevated platelets (thrombocytosis) can be primary (driven by a bone marrow disorder) or secondary (eg, reactive). Reactive/secondary is the most common, with some frequent associated conditions including iron deficiency anemia, reactive (eg, pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, post surgical). Thrombocytosis that goes away is likely reactive. Primary can be evaluated for by labs & bone marrow biopsy. ...Read more

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What diseases can cause the patient to fall into a coma?

What diseases can cause the patient to fall into a coma?

Vast number: Of diseases. This can be caused by any neurologic insult, infectious issues, metabolic issues, etc. Coma is a very vague medical term that people don't use often in medical terminology because it does not tell us much. I am sorry i cannot be more direct with an answer, but without more history, i cannot clarify it any further. Again, the list is immense that can cause someone to fall into a coma. ...Read more