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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 are alu sequences? Do they cause any disease?

What are alu sequences? Do they cause any disease?

ALU Sequences: Although Alu elements have long been considered "junk" DNA, scientists are beginning to question whether these elements might serve important biological functions after all. While much remains to be discovered about the role of these prolific transposons, researchers now recognize that Alu elements are major players in human evolution, http://go.nature.com/2rnz3eq ...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

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What can cause lafora disease?

What can cause lafora disease?

Lafora: Lafora disease, also called lafora progressive myoclonic epilepsy or melf is a fatal autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by the presence of lafora inclusion bodies within the cells of the neurons, heart, liver, muscle, and skin. Most patients with this disease do not live past the age of 25, and death within ten years of symptoms is usual. No treatment is known at this time. ...Read more

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What can cause conduct disorder?

What can cause conduct disorder?

Conduct: Conduct do follows oppositional defiant disorder which can be preceded by adhd. Basic issue is poor impulse control which lead to misconduct and getting in trouble ...Read more

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Can stress really cause disease?

Can stress really cause disease?

It can: Stress is the normal response of our body to the multiple stimuli that affects our daily living. It's responsible of our muscle to grow when we do routinely exercise and other beneficial effects. But if the stress is constant, and for long periods of time it can produce damage to our body and mind. The same will happen if you overexert your muscle: it will injure and get constant pain. ...Read more

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What disease can the adenovirus cause?

A bunch of them: With over 50 different adenovirus strains, this virus can cause several different diseases such as Conjunctivitis, myocarditis, cystitis (bladder infection), rash illness, pneumonia, croup, bronchitis, gatroenteritis, neurological problems ...Read more

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What is the disease progeria caused by?

What is the disease progeria caused by?

Excellent website...: For an excellent website on progeria, visit the progeria research foundation at: http://www.Progeriaresearch.Org/progeria_101.Html. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by bartonella?

What diseases are caused by bartonella?

Several.: Cat scratch disease, peliosis of the liver, bacillary angiomatosis, trench fever, verrucas peruviansis and oroyo fever. ...Read more

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What can cause schizoaffective disorder?

What can cause schizoaffective disorder?

Unknown: We do not have a clear understanding of the causes of most major mental disorders, but that may be especially true for schizoaffective disorder. It is a hybrid of symptoms from schizophrenia and depression or mania--and we don't really understand the underlying causes of those either. ...Read more

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How do mutations cause disease or damage?

How do mutations cause disease or damage?

Mutations: Great google question and wikipedia. proteins aren't made right is basic answer. ...Read more

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What does untreated cushings disease cause?

What does untreated cushings disease cause?

Cushings Disease: Most people have upper body obesity, a rounded face, increased fat around the neck, and relatively slender arms and legs. Children tend to be obese with slowed growth rates. Skin becomes fragile and thin, bruises easily, and heals poorly. Purple or pink stretch marks may appear the bones are weakened. Women show increased hair growth and menstrural irregularities. High blood pressure. ...Read more

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