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Different types of neuropathy?

Different types of neuropathy?

Way too broad: That question can't possibly be answered in 400 characters, or 400 words, or 400 lines, or even, if you're a neuroscientist, in 400 pages. Some researchers spend their entire careers studying just one type of neuropathy. If you want to educate yourself, I recommend starting at http://www.neuropathy.org. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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What are the different types of strokes?

What are the different types of strokes?

Types of strokes: You must be referring to the hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke types? The hemorrhagic stroke is caused by leakage of blood from a blood vessel. The ischemic stroke is caused by interruption of blood flow, either by a blood clot or a narrow artery. ...Read more

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What are the different types of amnesia?

What are the different types of amnesia?

I do not remember: Amnesia is a lose of memory. For some events such as trauma, infection, or emotional crisis there can be antegrade amnesia where memory before the event is lost. There can be retrograde amnesia where memory after the event is lost. Or both can occur. Agnosias may occur where just very select things may not be able to be remembered. Famous of these is prosopagnosia - unable to remember faces. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of seizures?

What are the different kinds of seizures?

Focal, generalized: Simply a generalized seizure occurs with a gran mal event, with a convulsion. A petit mal causes a brief lack of attention, and brief unawareness in adolescents. A focal motor sz causes focal unilateral shaking. Complex partial seizure starts with aura, such as deja vu, then repetitive automatic motions, then confusion, and amnesia that episode occurred. Other info available at aan.Com. ...Read more

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What are the different types of hemoglobinopathies?

What are the different types of hemoglobinopathies?

Various: These relate to hemoglobin, the molecule that helps transport oxygen, and is made of 4 subunits. Adults have 2alpha & 2beta, while kids have 2alpha & 2gamma. Other minor forms also exist. Any disorder that alters these subunits can lead to hemoglobinopathy, some of which have no significance (d and e) and others that may (thalassemia & sickle cell). ...Read more

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What are the different types of leukemia?

What are the different types of leukemia?

How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you want to know about this? ...Read more

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What are the different types of dystonia?

What are the different types of dystonia?

Primary & Secondary: Primary - originating from within the central nervous system to include brain injury. Secondary - other causes to include medications. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of comas?

What are the different kinds of comas?

Coma: The general broad categories of coma include (but not limited to): 1. structural: such as tumor, stroke, bleeding...etc 2. Metabolic/toxic: such as inborn errors of metabolism in children, hepatic encephalopathy, and drug/toxin ingestion/overdose 3. infectious: due to viral encephalitis, bacterial meningitis.. etc ...Read more

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What are various causes of septic shock?

What are various causes of septic shock?

Septic shock: Septic shock is a form of shock caused by an infectious organism. Typically, this is a bacteria (and there are a variety of these), and a person's susceptibility to these may be influenced by co-morbid medical problems like diabetes. Fungal organisms also cause sepsis, and viruses produce a sepsis syndrome as well. There are other causes of shock that mimic sepsis. ...Read more

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What are the different types of heart arrhythmias?

What are the different types of heart arrhythmias?

Multiple and complex: Generally broken down into too fast (tachycardia) and too slow (bradycardia). Brandy arrhythmias are either problems with impulse formation or conduction. Tachy arrhythmias are divided by chamber of origin, upper vs lower. Upper chamber is termed svt and lower chamber termed vt. ...Read more

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What are the different types of antidepressants?

What are the different types of antidepressants?

Antidepressants: There are several types of antidepressants. Some of the most common include the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and the Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs). Sometimes other medications get added on as well. A full discussion is grander in scope than this box allows. Also read about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy please. Link: http://tinyurl.com/zt59y8v ...Read more

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What are the different types of hyperlipidemias?

What are the different types of hyperlipidemias?

Genetic/Aquired: There are basically three major kinds of Hyperlipidemias 1Familial or Genetic 2Aquired 3Idiopatic They can also be be classified according to which lipid is elevated 1Hypercholesreemia 2Hypertriglyceridemia 3Combined Familial type is classifies Type1,2,3,4,5 Aquired Causes are Diabetese,caused by drugs like diuretics ,beta blockers,Hypothyroidism,Metabolic Disorder/Nephrosis. Too vast to cover400L ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of neuropathy?

What are the different kinds of neuropathy?

Many types: There are many types of neuropathy, many associated with other disorders. Just a few..Acute motor, subacute sensorimotor, asymmetric polyneuropathies, chronic sensorimotor polyneuropathies, inherited polyneuropathies of mixed sensorimotor types-idiopathic type, metabolic type, neuropathy with mitochondrial disease, relapsing polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy/plexopathy. Some examples in topic tags. ...Read more

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What are the different types of microcephaly?

What are the different types of microcephaly?

Microcephaly = small: head, or a head circumference for age & gender < 5th %ile. Head growth reflects brain growth. Any genetic or other medical condition that disrupts fetal brain development can cause congenital microcephaly. Any genetic or other medical condition that damages an infant or child's brain or causes degeneration & slows its velocity of growth can cause acquired microcephaly. See below. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of depression?

What are the different kinds of depression?

Depression: Dysthmia - chronic, low grade depression. Bipolar - periods of up and down energy & mood. Recurrent depression - depression comes back. Psychotic depression - lose touch with reality. Major depression - mood is impacted but so is function (things like appetite, sleep pattern, energy level, self-esteem, interest in activities, drive etc). ...Read more

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What are the different types of tendonitis?

What are the different types of tendonitis?

NSAIDs and rest: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen and rest. Once you return to activity, gentle stretching exercises are important. Steroid injections are a bad idea as they can weaken the tendon, possibly leading to more serious problems, such as tendon rupture. ...Read more

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What are the different types of hepatitis?

What are the different types of hepatitis?

Hepatitis 'types': Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. This can be due to viruses (hepatitis a, b, c, d or e; epstein-barr, CMV etc) or fat or alcohol or iron or copper deposition or other 'storage diseases' or medications or autoimmune diseases or genetic causes or combinations etc. So - a thorough workup is usually indicated. If left untreated hepatitis from any cause has the potential for complications. ...Read more

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What are the different types of diabetes?

What are the different types of diabetes?

Diabetes: There are many types of diabetes. First of all, i imagine that you really mean diabetes mellitus but there is also a condition called diabetes insipidus. The main forms of diabetes are type i and type ii. There are many others with the end result that the blood sugars can reach higher than normal levels. ...Read more

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What are the different types of barbiturates?

What are the different types of barbiturates?

Barbiturates: 1.Short acting, such as Pentobarbital & Secobarbital. 2.Intermediate acting, such as Amobarbital & Butabarbital. 3.Long acting, such as Mephobarbital & Phenobarbital. ...Read more

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What are the names of the different kinds of stokes?

What are the names of the different kinds of stokes?

Strokes maybe?: You may be referring to thrombotic and hemorrhagic strokes. Thrombotic or embolic means from a clot. These strokes most often happen when someone has a blood clot in the heart, and it breaks off and goes to the blood vessels in the brain. Usually from a heart rhythm called Atrial fibrillation. Hemorrhagic means caused by bleeding, a blood vessel breaks and bleeds into the brain. Both bad. ...Read more