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What is death?

What is death?

The absence of life: Death is the absence of life, meaning it is the loss of the vital organs or processes that keep a living thing alive. The definition becomes more complicated if one asks, "How dead do you have to be before you're really dead? " That leads to concepts like: when the conscience is gone, when the soul is gone, when the brain stops functioning, when the heart stops, etc... ...Read more

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What is death?

What is death?

The absence of life: Death is the absence of life, meaning it is the loss of the vital organs or processes that keep a living thing alive. The definition becomes more complicated if one asks, "How dead do you have to be before you're really dead? " That leads to concepts like: when the conscience is gone, when the soul is gone, when the brain stops functioning, when the heart stops, etc... ...Read more

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What is it like to bleed to death?

What is it like to bleed to death?

? What: Not sure what you are asking? To know what it is like, we would have to ask someone it happened to, but unfortunately they are dead from exsanguination. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infant deaths?

What are the causes of infant deaths?

SIDS: Also known as sudden infant death syndrome. This is when an otherwise healthy baby is put down to rest or sleep and when the parent checks on them finds them unresponsive. One theory for this is reflux which can happen during sleep and the infant aspirates stomach contents into the lungs and suffocates. ...Read more

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I want to pain free death?

I want to pain free death?

Need more info: How old are you? Do you have any symptoms? You have a terminal illness? It may be that you are pre-occupied with death because you are depressed. Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain, not a moral failing. Please consult your doctor as there are effective treatments for depression.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the modern black death?

What is the modern black death?

Today's strain: If I understand your question correctly, you are asking about different strains of bubonic plague. People have looked at the genomes of the plague bacillus from today and compared it to the bacilli left in remains of victims of the epidemic in India in the late 1800's, the medieval Black Plague, and that in the ancient world and traced its molecular evolution; all 3 strains still occur in nature. ...Read more

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Can stress cause death?

Can stress cause death?

Very rare: By itself, stress (actually dis-tress, when a person cannot or will not solve a pressing problem) contributes to disease, but causes death by itself only in extreme situations (i.e., torture). There is a "pop" notion that in, say, a fatal fall from a high place that the heart stops before impact and the decedent feels nothing; it's not true but comforts survivors. ...Read more

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Can angina cause death?

Can angina cause death?

Eventually: Angina is the symptom you experience when your heart is not getting enough blood because of blockages in the coronary arteries. Prolonged untreated can lead to heart failure, heart attack, and death. That being said, your coronary artery disease can usually be treated and you will not necessarily die. ...Read more

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What's the death rattle?

What's the death rattle?

Terminal breathing: A death rattle, known clinically as terminal respiratory secretions or simply terminal secretions, [1] is a sound often produced by someone who is near death when fluids such as saliva and bronchial secretions accumulate in the throat and upper chest.[2] Those who are dying may lose their ability to swallow and may have increased production of bronchial secretions, resulting in such an accumulatiol ...Read more

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Can cellulitis cause death?

Can cellulitis cause death?

Yes: Cellulitis is a description of a skin infection most commonly caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus. If the organism causing the infection spreads to the blood stream sepsis and shock can result. Sepsis can be fatal, especially in someone with other medical problems like diabetes. ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause death?

Toothache? No: No one dies from a toothache. It can be excruciating painful in some cases but will not cause death. If you meant to ask can a problem with a tooth cause death, then the answer is: relatively rare but possible. If a tooth becomes infected from any number of reasons, the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious complications, including in rare instances death. ...Read more

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I want to learn about death.

Inevitable, meaning?: Broad subject for 400chars! Life ends in different ways & at different times. Many scientific, personal & spiritual questions. We don't know what comes next, but can choose what we want our life to mean while we're here. More specific question? ...Read more

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How can tetanus cause death?

Paralyzes breathing: Tetanus makes the muscles contract all at the same time, which is very painful and eventually makes it impossible to breathe. If someone gets tetanus, and it happens because people can't get or refuse immunization, nowadays we can paralyze the patient and put him/her on a ventilator until the disease subsides. ...Read more

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How does malaria cause death?

How does malaria cause death?

Several ways: Falciparum causes the organism-bearing red cells to stick together and sludge in the brain. Rapid destruction of red cells at the same time can make you anemic enough to cause death, or kill you by elevation the blood potassium, or freed hemoglobin shutting down the kidneys. A variety of more subtle mechanisms can also kill. Malaria is a neglected killer especially of the world's children. ...Read more

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Why does sudden death happen?

Why does sudden death happen?

Sudden death: This is usually due to issues causing the heart to stop suddenly such as heart attack, irregular lethal heart rhythms or pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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How does lymphoma lead to death?

How does lymphoma lead to death?

Uncontrolled growth: Lymphoma cells continue to divide and grow more than they die. Two things happen
1) their increasing size affects normal organ function or physically pushes on organs which impair their function or
2) they produce substances that are toxic or debilitate the patient
both these things eventually weaken the patient, prevent the production of normal blood cells and can lead poor immunity & infection. ...Read more

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How can choking to death happen?

How can choking to death happen?

Airway blocked: You get a large chunk of food or other object stuck in the trachea (windpipe) and no air can get into the lungs causing suffocation and ddeath. ...Read more

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Cirrosis male 66 is death imminate?

Cirrosis male 66 is death imminate?

No: Not while you're well enough to be visiting us here on HealthTap -- and hopefully not at all. If a treatable cause is found, cirrhosis can be at least partly reversed. And if it can't, perhaps you're a candidate for a liver transplant. Be ready for big changes -- but I hope you can recover your health. ...Read more

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Why do people defacate after death?

Why do people defacate after death?

Muscle relaxation...: At the time of death, all the muscles that keep you from defecating all relax. So, if there is any stool present in the rectum, this stool will pass out of the body when all the muscles relax. This is a very common occurrence! ...Read more

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What causes near death experiences?

What causes near death experiences?

I don't mean to be..: Silly, but I can't resist saying "coming near death". Beyond that, I there are very serious researchers doing good work on this for decades +.You can find their results in long journal articles & in books or magazines written for everyday folk. It is not hard to believe that some bodies experience a lot at that time and, surviving it, people may retain powerful impressions. Talk w/ your therapist. ...Read more

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What could cause bleeding to death?

What could cause bleeding to death?

Many causes: A severed artery or big vein, a ruptured organ most notably the liver, an ulcer or cancer causing bleeding into the gut, lack of platelets causing bleeding from the rectum, esopageal varices from liver disease that rupture and cause fatal vomiting or passage of blood -- all these and many others. The dying person feels primarily a sensation of cold; if you've lost someone you have my sympathy. ...Read more

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How does appendicitis lead to death?

How does appendicitis lead to death?

Bad complication: Death from appendicitis is extremely rare in the modern era. With good surgical treatment and potent antibiotics, most patient recover just fine. However, if the diagnosis is delayed, patient suffers from significant systemic illness, allergic to the appropriate antibiotic, has resistant infection that lead to severe sepsis, death is an unfortunate complication. ...Read more

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How long can bulimia go until death?

How long can bulimia go until death?

No specifc time: The problems associated with bulimia are dependent on the type of bulimia, its effect on the body's metabolism and general health of the sufferer. People due die from severe metabolic changes their body endure due to bulimia. Others have medical problems but do not die. They suffer from a very difficult chronic eating disorder. The most important advice is to obtain treatment. ...Read more

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How to find cause of death for free?

How to find cause of death for free?

Clarify: Could you provide some context so that we can better understand what you are asking? Can re-ask with clarification. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm so scared of sudden adult death?

I'm so scared of sudden adult death?

Have you chronically: Been worried about health issues or dying? Do you have any specific conditions that would increase your risk factors for sudden adult death? Do you currently have a clean bill of health? If you are healthy but can't stop obsessing about this - would encourage you to explore cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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What does "death by epithelioma" mean?

Need more info: Epithelioma is not a complete diagnosis. Some part of this diagnosis are missing. Please provide more information: is this a tumor? Where is it located...which organ?? Tell us what is being done/ or has been done. Then we can try guessing about what it is that you want to know. ...Read more

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Could you not eat and starve to death?

Yes: Many people even today do not have a choice. If you are considering ending your life by any means, please get help from your physician. You may need medication and/or talk to help you find your inner strength. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How likely will a stroke lead to death?

How likely will a stroke lead to death?

Depends: Stroke is classified into many different subtypes. Some have a much higher mortality rate than others. As an example, patients with a ruptured aneurysm have a higher rate of death than those with a small ischemic stroke. Questions about individual stroke risk should be directed to your physician. ...Read more

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Can staphylococcus aureus lead to death?

Can staphylococcus aureus lead to death?

Staph aureus: Staph aureus is a common bacteria that practically all of us have on our skin. This is called colonization. There are some staph that are more resistant to antibiotics and these are categorized as MRSA or methicilin resistant staph aureus. These can also be colonized on your body. Either type (s) can cause disease and it can be very severe depending on the location, even causing death from sepsis. ...Read more

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Can 20 tablets of cetrizine cause death?

Can 20 tablets of cetrizine cause death?

Death by antihist: Doubtful. Allergists commonly prescribe much higher doses for severe allergy and hives. I always recommend you stick to recommended doses of otc medications unless prescribed by a physician since they have been well thought out to balance the effectiveness vs side effects of the drug. In the case of Cetirizine higher doses may increase sedation. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of death for cf?

What are the main causes of death for cf?

Respiratory failure: Respiratory infection leading to respiratory failure is one of the main causes of death in CF ...Read more

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How can I get over the death of a friend?

How can I get over the death of a friend?

Find meaning: Only you can decide what your friend's death means in the larger scheme of the universe. You may choose a faith-based answer. You may choose to cherish the good times. You can perhaps have another "bestie" -- your friend who's gone would be glad for you. What I do know is that there are people who go through life without a single quality friendship. You were both fortunate to have had one another. ...Read more

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How painful is an insulin overdosed death?

How painful is an insulin overdosed death?

Not very, but...: Insulin shock was once a psych treatment that patients described as heavenly; muff your attempt & it's brain damage. If you are considering suicide, please talk with a few wise people first. Since I enjoy good health, I have no right to preach, but if the vast majority of people who have considered taking their lives, even if they are moderately disabled, have been glad afterwards that they failed. ...Read more

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What is death rate if too many c sections?

What is death rate if too many c sections?

Low: This is something that each woman must discuss with her own obstetrician. Some woman have no problems; for others, each one is more difficult than the last because of weakening of the uterine wall and scar tissue around the operative site. Actually dying is uncommon enough that no one has amassed the numbers to provide a death rate; that tells me it's low. ...Read more

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Griefing over husband death want can I do?

Griefing over husband death want can I do?

Get support: I'm so sorry to hear about your husband's death. Grief is a complicated process, especially when a spouse has died. There are support groups which can help immensely, and are led by an expert in grief counseling. Also, get the support of your family. No one can understand what you are going through except other widows, but your family can be there for you. ...Read more

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What is the death rate for paget's disease?

What is the death rate for paget's disease?

Around 1%: Paget's disease of the bone (and I assume you bone, not nipple) in about 1% of cases gives rise to aggressive cancers. Let's hope this does not happen to you. A few patients with paget's died as a result of high-output heart failure from the arteries connecting directly with veins in the bone; hopefully with today's treatment this will not happen. Good luck. ...Read more