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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Leptospira Interrogans

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How can one contract leptospira?

How can one contract leptospira?

Contaminated water: From contact with water contaminated by the urine of infected animals, such as rodents. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of leptospira?

What are the symptoms of leptospira?

See below: Leptospirosis causes a self limited systemic illness in 90% of infections with fever, chills, muscle aches, nausia vomitting and cough. It can also cause an aseptic meningitis. A severe potentially fatal illness has remal failure, liver failure, pneumonia and hemorrhage. ...Read more

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How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

Here are...: Thus far, what we've known is as follows: The "scar formation" - Peyronie's plaque - interferes the proper shut-off of venous flow to maintain and sustain the high blood pressure inside corpora cavernosa as penile arteries inflow for erection. Besides, at age goes, many affected men may have some dysfunction of local vessels and nerves for regulating erection so ED ensues. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What causes mental health disorders?

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What causes mental health disorders?

Etiology: Easiest way is to think of causes as Biopsychosocial. The biological is genetics. The psychological is self concept such as self-esteem. The social is environment such as stress or traumas. ...Read more

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Who can get Pick's disease? What causes it?

Who can get Pick's disease? What causes it?

Pick's Disease: Risk for frontotemporal dementia is ^ if there is a family history of dementia. It is caused by shrinkage of the frontal and temporal lobes. ...Read more

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What diseases can be caused by psychothropics?

What diseases can be caused by psychothropics?

Not really "disease": Some psychotropic medications -- especially antipsychotics -- can cause movement disorders such as tardive dyskinesia and parkinsonian-like syndromes. These may be permanent, even after stopping the medication. Some, like zyprexa and seroquel (quetiapine) especially, can cause weight gain and metabolic syndrome. Mood stabilizers like Depakote may do this too. Lithium can cause hypothyroidism, etc. ...Read more

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What diseases can cause someone to be short/midget?

Dwarfism: (term midget is considered derogatory) is linked to over 200 conditions. ...Read more

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What are acquired diseases?Give me examples of them and their cause.

What are acquired diseases?Give me examples of them and their cause.

Acquired: Is a disorder that is not present at birth ( genetic or congenital). HIV is an acquired disease. You become infected with the virus and develop the disease. ...Read more