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How can I distinguish between pachymeningitis or leptomeningitis?

How can I distinguish between pachymeningitis or leptomeningitis?

Distinct layers: Pachymeningitis refers to inflammation (itis) of the covering of the brain known as the dura mater or pachymenix. Leptomeningitis refers to inflammation of the leptomeninges, which are the pia and arachnoid membranes that sit between the dura and the brain. Sometimes an MRI will show enhancement preferentially in one of these compartments over the other but typically they go together. ...Read more

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Do you know what is the cure for pachymeningitis, or is anyone cured of this condition, please help.?

Do you know what is the cure for pachymeningitis, or is anyone cured of this condition, please help.?

Thick covering: Pachymeningitis is usually due to a severe bacterial infection and can be associated with subdural empyema. The condition is treated with the correct antibiotics. ...Read more

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Any ideas on what is the cure for pachymeningitis? Is anyone been cured of this?

Any ideas on what is the cure for pachymeningitis? Is anyone been cured of this?

Pachymenintitis: Pachymeningitis is an inflammatory disease of the membrane that covers the brain. Treatment commonly uses steroids and antibiotics and yes people have been cured of this disorder but it is a complex one. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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What might cause freq headaches in a young man in his 20's?

What might cause freq headaches in a young man in his 20's?

Could be anything: Anyehere from simple tension headaches to a tumor in the brain. Most often it could be a migraine. If severe and too frequent please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

Vagus nerve: Vagal stimulation is associated with bradycardia and hypotension- and fainty feeling. Falling is dangerous. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which . . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more

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Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo. Just fainted briefly. Cause(s)?

Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo.  Just fainted briefly.  Cause(s)?

Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er. ...Read more

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What causes a women to have pain after she has ovulates 2 day s after?

What causes  a women to have pain after she has ovulates  2 day s after?

Irritation: If you have pain a couple of days after you ovulate, it is probably due to fluid or blood irritating the lining (peritoneum) in your pelvic cavity. ...Read more