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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Collapse (Overview)

Collapse = rapid prostration.


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What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

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

Dr. Milroy Samuel
271 doctors shared insights

Collapse (Overview)

Collapse = rapid prostration.


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What does a collapse sac mean ?

What does a collapse sac mean ?

Out of Context: That question is so ambiguous and out of context that it is impossible to comment on. ...Read more

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Treating a Collapsed Lung (Checklist)

Go to the ER for x-rays and initial treatment
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Use high flow oxygen
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What could cause someone to suddenly collapse?

Explanation : Thousands of reason. Your question should be more specific. For example, age, previous medical problems, drug use, medications, circumstances of this collapse, as minimum. ...Read more

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Coping with Earthquakes, Landslides, and Collapsed Buildings (Checklist)

Prepare emergency kit
monthly
Store enough food and water for three days
monthly
Prepare a first-aid kit
once
Get a flashlight w/ extra batteries
monthly
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What is blastocyst collapse?

Not a common: terminology. Perhaps it means when an early embryo does not survive and collapses/shrinks. ...Read more

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What is cardiovascular collapse?

What is cardiovascular collapse?

Shock: Cardiovascular collapse is when you go into shock, with extremely low blood pressure and various other signs. Your heart can stop. Many possible causes like septicemia, heart attack, and others. ...Read more

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What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

Varies...: Most commonly it is from either trauma that can result in increased pressures in the chest or rib fractures that tear the lung. The other common source is bleb or bullous disease of the lung. Imagine an overinflated balloon ready to pop. Something causes it to have increased pressure and air then leaks out to cause the lung to collapse. Other reasons can include cancer and bad emphysema. ...Read more

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Could depression brings to collapse?

Could depression brings to collapse?

Yes: Vaasovagal syncope or fainting spell is very common in people when they dont know how to deal with certain situations. If there is no other medical problem found is likely that "collapse" could be caused by the depression. Also if the depressed don't eat right may develop hypogycemias or dehydration contributing to the collapse. ...Read more

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