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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Collapse (Overview)

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


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
271 doctors shared insights

Collapse (Overview)

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


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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 is a collapsed gallbladder mean?

What is a collapsed gallbladder mean?

Several things: Gall bladder collapse is usually seen by ultrasound exam. Contracted or collapsed gallbladder can refer gb response following meal, ingestion of fat or injection intravenously of the hormone(cck) that is responsible for causing the gallbladder to contract. Inflammation due to gallstones can result in scarring of the gallbladder. Scarring causes the gallbladder to be contracted. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce this anxiety and anguish that has built up over the years? I feel like I'm close to having a mental collapse.

What can I do to reduce this anxiety and anguish that has built up over the years? I feel like I'm close to having a mental collapse.

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression, which are common is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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We're stuck inside a collapsed building for hours. What should we do to prolong our survival?

Reassure each other.: Since you have contacted Health Tap I assume that you have contacted emergency services who would be on their way to rescue you. You should of course follow their advice which will relate to particular circumstances. This would include advice about administering support to any injured victims. While it is easy to say to " stay calm" , you can often help each other by reassuring each other. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my gallbladder is collapsed, why?

Can be normal: The gallbladder empties some after eating & would appear "collapsed" on an ultrasound. Were gallstones seen? Review the results with your doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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What is a collapsed gallbladder and what are its causes?

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 more

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Today in noon while having my lunch i collapsed for few seconds on dining table.I don't know what happen during that time?

Get evaluated.: Needless to say, it isn't normal to collapse on the dining table! did anyone witness this? Try to find out what they noticed. Please get evaluated by your doctor. They will want to check out your heart, run an ekg, and possibly have you wear a holter monitor to see if you are having rhythm disturbances. They will assess your neurologic function, and may recommend a ct or MRI of your brain. ...Read more