Top
40
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Failure

Share
2

2
What are the causes of renal failure?

What are the causes of renal failure?

Multiple causes: I concur with dr. Griffiths' answer in general. However, one of very common and important cause should be added, namely poorly controlled diabetes. Among the kidney diseases, minimal change lesion is very unlikely to lead to renal failure. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What are the causes of heart failure?

What are the causes of heart failure?

Depends: Congestive heart failure or CHF can be from many things. Different types include systolic dysfxn wich means a weak heart. Usually from a virus, heart attack, or post partum.Diastolic dysfxn where the heart is stiff is usually due to hyer tension. High out put heart failure is when things such as hyperthyroidism or anemia . So your question is very broad and you need to narrow it down ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
Causes of treatment failure in intestinal tuberculosis?

Causes of treatment failure in intestinal tuberculosis?

TB treatment failure: Treatment fails if the wrong antibiotics are used (i.e. the organism is or becomes resistant), if the patient doesn't take the medicine as directed for long enough, or if the patient has a compromised immune system such as from AIDS or other issues. Some organisms just don't have effective treatments as well. ...Read more

5

5
What are some of the complications of congestive heart failure?

Quite varied: The immediate effect is back-up of pressure into the lungs, causing congestion there. Due to the poor forward flow out of the heart, the kidneys often are affected, and the need for diuretic medications to clear up the lungs can worsen kidney function even more. Liver disease, even cirrhosis, can occur if back-up extends all the way through the right side of the heart. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What are some of the causes of the heart failure?

What are some of the causes of the heart failure?

Multiple: Most common: coronary artery disease. Others: viral illness, drugs/ toxins, infiltrative disorders, hyper and hypothyroid, tachycardia, , and many more. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Please explain the mechanism of disease of congestive heart failure?

Please explain the mechanism of disease of congestive heart failure?

Heart Failure: CHF is a condition where the left heart function is weakened to the point where blood is not pumped quickly enough and backs up in your lungs as it exits the right side of your heart. The increase in pressure, along with leaky blood vessels in your lungs, causes the non cellular fluid in blood to spill into your alveoli, or air sacks in your lungs. So air exchange and breathing become difficult. ...Read more

8

8
What are the causes of vaccination failure?

What are the causes of vaccination failure?

Poor Immune Response: Usually an individual's immune system , for some reason, just does not respond to the medicine/vaccine.It is not known why.Rarely the vaccine may be impotent due to poor strage, not administered properly or a bad batch from the factory. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What are the signs of congestive heart failure?

What are the signs of congestive heart failure?

CHF: Symptoms & signs of CHF are shortness of breath with minimal exertion, or at rest, getting tired or fatigued easily, sleepin on more than one pillow, getting up at night short of breath, swelling of both legs, retention of fluid in abdomen. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What are causes of right sided heart failure?

What are causes of right sided heart failure?

Many: Most common cause of r sided failure is l sided failure. Pulmonary hypertension, primary lung diseases and valvular problems can also produce this. ...Read more

12

12
Can anorexia cause development of edema and right-heart failure?

Can anorexia cause development of edema and right-heart failure?

Anorexia nervosa can: Anorexia nervosa is a potentially lethal psychiatric condition that can lead to heart failure - absolutely! prompt medical and psychiatric evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

13

13
What are the consequences of congestive heart failure?

What are the consequences of congestive heart failure?

Multiple: Fluid accumulation, shortness of breath, pulmonary edema, arrythmia, cardiomypathy, sudden death. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Definitely: Diabetes is the number cause of renal fialure by far. So controlling your diabetes would mean avoiding renal failure. Individuals with chronic renal failure tend to have no generalized symptoms. However as the renal failure progresses, a person can feel sluggish, fatigue, nause, vomiting and lose of appetite. ...Read more

15

15
What are the causes of causes constrictive pericarditis?

What are the causes of causes constrictive pericarditis?

Multiple: Pericardial inflammation can occur from renal failure, tb, malignancy, bacterial infection or most commonly, viral inflammation. Also rheumatoid disease and other autoimmune problems. After a heart attack, dressler's syndrome is inflammation of the pericardium and after heart surgery, blood or fluid can accumulate and cause inflammation. Radiation is also a source. All can lead to constrictive per. ...Read more

17

17
What are the causes of congenital heart disease?

What are the causes of congenital heart disease?

Multiple: Congenital heart defects are a collection of issues that could be devastating early or of almost no consequence even in the long. As there are a variety of maladies, the causes are multiple as well. Environmental factors, genetic abnormalities in either of the parents and a combination of these factors lead to congenital heart defects. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What are some of the symptoms of chronic renal failure?

What are some of the symptoms of chronic renal failure?

Uremic symptoms: As kidney function deteriorates, one will start to develop symptoms of uremia (i.e. build-up of toxins the kidneys are unable to excrete) including persistent nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, diffuse itching, depression, and inability to concentrate. As chronic kidney disease progresses, anemia will get worse and feel tired (kidneys produce a hormone that stimulates bone marrow to produce RBCs) ...Read more

20

20
What causes heart failure?

What causes heart failure?

Heart failure: In a healthy heart, during each heartbeat a set amount of blood enters the heart and is pumped out again. In heart failure, your heart cannot cope with pumping the full amount of blood in each heartbeat. Systolic heart failure- the ventricles of the heart do not contract properly during each heartbeat so blood is not adequately pumped out of the heart.Diastolic heart failure. This occurs when the ventricle does not fill up with blood enough ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
21

21
What can cause intestinal failure?

What can cause intestinal failure?

Insufficient length: We consider intestinal failure the need to permanently provide another means of nutrition, because the intestines don't provide sufficient intake to support survival. This occurs when the small intestine has been operated on because of trauma, or because of obstruction, or because of infection, etc. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) provides nutrition by vein. Small bowel transplant may be possible. ...Read more

23

23
What causes kidney failure?

What causes kidney failure?

Many things: Kidney failure can be from problems before, within and after the kidneys(pre-, intrinsic, post-renal failure).Dehydration or poor blood flow from heart problems, blockage from prostate or urinary flow problems, and many things within the kidney. Infection can do it, too. Diseases such as diabetes and hypertension are main causes, as are medications. ...Read more

24

24
What causes kidney failure?

What causes kidney failure?

Several conditions: Kidney failure can be caused by toxic chemicals, infection, congenital diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, severe dehydration, and traumatic injury to list a few. ...Read more

25

25
What causes renal failure at 60 in obese person?

What causes renal failure at 60 in obese person?

Renal Failure: There are many causes of renal disease in people. High blood pressure and diabetes are the most common causes although obesity can be linked to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Medications can also cause renal failure (nsaids like ibuprofen/advil and several other meds). It is best evaluated by a nephrologist. ...Read more

26

26
Can herpes cause renal failure?

Can herpes cause renal failure?

Have not seen that: I have not seen herpes cause renal failure, but sometimes strange things can happen to an unlucky person with any disease. The medications to treat herpes, such as Acyclovir and valtrex, (valacyclovir) can cause renal failure if a patient already has decreased renal function, is taking large doses of the anti-virals, or is taking other medications (that also affect the kidneys) at the same time. ...Read more

27

27
If untreated can herpes cause renal failure?

If untreated can herpes cause renal failure?

Doubt it: Herpes can do some odd things, but i've not encountered renal failure from it. People w/genital herpes may choose not to treat it, either because they don't have symptoms or because their symptoms are so mild. For most of the 50 million americans with genital herpes, the infection is an annoyance, and can be emotionally or socially bothersome, but is rarely a serious infection. ...Read more

28

28
Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Not really!: Rheumatoid vasculitis, increasingly rare, particularly associated with cryoglobulins, might harm organs-but rare. The most common organ issue identified with RA is slow developing pulmonary fibrosis which I have seen and which can cause death. Still rare. ...Read more

29

29
Can rheumatiod arthritis cause organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause  organ failure?

Very rare!: I have seen it once with croyoglobulinemic vasculitis. Long term pulmonary fibrosis can also occur, but this is gradual rather than acute. It, however, can kill. ...Read more

30

30
In what way can shock cause respiratory failure?

In what way can shock cause respiratory failure?

What kind???: There are different types of shock so the precise answer depends on the type of shock you are asking about. But, in general, shock results in an inflammatory cascade which can cause respiratory failure mainly due to the build up of acids in the blood. The acids result in the person having to increase their breathing and this can lead to fatigue making ventilator support necessary. ...Read more

31

31
Can dosing vancomycin too fast cause renal failure?

Can dosing vancomycin too fast cause renal failure?

Usually not: It causes flushing and not feeling well. However, if someone allergic to any drug he/she could develop renal failure. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
32

32
What could cause the failure of a cognitive assessment?

What could cause the failure of a cognitive assessment?

Cognitive impairment: Hi, in what age range r w talking about? Adult? Kids? Too different entities. In adults cognitive impairment could be due to Alzheimer's dx, multiple mini strokes, frontal love dementia and other rare diseases. In a cognitive assessment test multiple aspects are tested including spatial intelligence, concentration, planning, attention and etc. Please clarify and ask again. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
33

33
Can a varicocele cause testicular failure if gone untreated?

Can a varicocele cause testicular failure if gone untreated?

Not failure per se: But ti can compromise sperm counts and fertility. Usually the non-affected testicle can function normally. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
34

34
Can too much sex or over doing of masturbation cause kideny failure?

Can too much sex or over doing of masturbation cause kideny failure?

No: I am going to assume that there's no urinary tract infection. If somebody has told you that enjoying your body will make your kidneys fail, that person is "misguided" or worse. If someone is obsessed with erotica sufficient to interfere with job / relationships, a physician's office visit & treatment are in order. Otherwise -- enjoy. ...Read more

35

35
Can consuming too much salt cause renal failure. If not what causes renal failure?

Renal failure: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. Please go to this link to answer your question: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/kidney_failure/page2.Htm#what_causes_kidney_failure. ...Read more

36

36
In failed IVF , how can one determine if it is due to implantation failure ? What causes implantation failure

In failed IVF , how can one determine if it is due to implantation failure ? What causes implantation failure

Negative preg. test: Embryos that implant ('take' in the lining of the uterus) make detectable levels of HCG hormone, so embryos that implant and then fail later cause a 'biochemical pregnancy' or miscarriage. Embryo transfer with negative blood HCG means embryos didn't implant. Possible causes: genetic or metabolic problems in the embryos, polyps or other problems with uterine lining, or issues with embryo transfer. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
37

37
What plants cause kidney failure in humans?

Examples: These include aristolochia, asarum (both cause chinese hern nephropathy), flavinoids, chapparal, etc. ...Read more

38

38
What causes heart failure?

Heart failure: In a healthy heart, during each heartbeat a set amount of blood enters the heart and is pumped out again. In heart failure, your heart cannot cope with pumping the full amount of blood in each heartbeat. Systolic heart failure- the ventricles of the heart do not contract properly during each heartbeat so blood is not adequately pumped out of the heart.Diastolic heart failure. This occurs when the ventricle does not fill up with blood enough ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
39

39
Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
40

40
Take Vit.E, Super B complex, Omega 3, iron, magnesium + calcium, Vit D, Healthy hair skin and nails, I heard this can cause heart failure, Can it?Tyvm

Take Vit.E, Super B complex, Omega 3, iron, magnesium + calcium, Vit D, Healthy hair skin and nails, I heard this can cause heart failure, Can it?Tyvm

Most Americans that: eat a diet including fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and varied proteins (fish, chicken, beef) receive a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals such that supplements in general are unnecessary. Many of the dairy and grain products are already supplemented. Very high concentrations of the supplements you are taking could theoretically contribute to heart failure. Especially iron. ...Read more