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Collapse refers to falling from the upright position to the ground. Circulatory collapse means the blood circulation is failing due to problems such as poor pumping from the heart, low blood volume due to bleeding, etc
I wouldn't : when you have a collapsed lung, the changes in air pressure in flying could cause it to get worse or collapse entirely. Unless it is absolutely necessary, I would stay on the ground. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't know: It fills and empties as part of its work. If diseased and scarred to a nubbin that could be called collapsed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's empty: The gallbladder largely functions as a bag that concentrates bile made in the liver. Between meals, bile flows from the liver into the bile duct, and it is "sucked" into the gallbladder where it is concentrated between 8-20 x. When you eat, various stimuli including cck release stimulate gallbladder contaction, and the concentrated bile is then emptied into the small intestine to mix with food. ...Read more
While taking a shower my head became extremely sensitive once i put my head under it. My whole body became tingly and i nearly collapsed. Why?
See your doctor: This sounds like autonomic dysfunction, which can be caused by several different conditions, and can result in fainting or various neurological symptoms. It can happen for no apparent reason, but there may a also be a serious underlying disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is normal: the GB stores bile that is made by the liver. In response to a fatty meal, the GB squeezes and empties the bile into the intestines to help digest your food. A collapsed GB just means that it has recently emptied, probably after a meal. Conversely, a distended or full GB is common when fasting. ...Read more
Sometimes I lose my balance, collapse, and knock my head. This has resulted in many injuries. What should I do?
See your doctor: You need a full neurological and cardiac workup, including balance testing. ...Read more
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