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Can blunt abdominal trauma cause stillbirth?

Can blunt abdominal trauma cause stillbirth?

Yes: Yes trauma can cause stillbirth. If you have been attacked or injured please seek medical attention. If you are being abused please seek help. Your life and your baby's life are at risk. There are many options available. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Hypovolemic Shock (Definition)

Hypovolemic shock as the name implies is a shock state due to low circulating intravascular volume. This could be hemorrhagic, due to blood loss or non-hemorrhagic due to profound dehydration from fluid loss such as vomiting, or diarrhea , burns or poor oral intake. Treatment starts with large volume intravenous fluid replacement and correction ...Read more


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What kind of damage can blunt force trauma abdominal area cause?

What kind of damage can blunt force trauma abdominal area cause?

Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney laceration, or injury to the bowel. In high impact injuries, traumatic hernias of the diaphragm or the abdominal wall may also occur. ...Read more

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How can sudden fright or shock cause cardiac arrest?

How can  sudden fright or shock cause cardiac arrest?

Rarely if ever: There is coronary spasm as a known entity, but not so much from fright! fight, fright, flight does stimulate a significant chemical Epinephrine and norepinephrine response and superimposed on coronary atherosclerosis could cause trouble. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured spleen cause sudden death?

Can a ruptured spleen cause sudden death?

Maybe: Ruptured spleen will cause internal bleeding. If the injury is severe and there is no medical treatment available, then it is possible to die from internal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can septic shock cause long term heart problems and low blood pressure ?

Can septic shock cause long term heart problems and low blood pressure ?

No: Typically if a patient survives this life threatening severe infection once the severe infection resolves blood pressure returns to normal and the heart function should return to normal as well. ...Read more

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How does sudden fright or shock lead to a cardiac arrest?

How does sudden fright or shock lead to a cardiac arrest?

Adrenaline: A sudden fright or other event can cause a rush of adrenaline (aka epinephrine) that then causes an increased risk of a fatal arrhythmia. This would be vanishingly rare without severe preexisting disease. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause hypovolemic shock?

Can diabetes  cause hypovolemic shock?

Technically no: Hypovolemic shock is loss of blood volume causing organ damage. Diabetes can do something similar if blood sugar elevates. High blood sugar sets up an osmotic gradient that sucks fluid from the body tissues into the blood stream. This causes severe dehydration and can cause significant damage to the body. The damage can be similar to hypovolemic shock even though blood volume isnt lost. ...Read more

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Can sudden Hypernatremia (resulting in seizures, petechiae and trouble walking) cause permanent CNS problems? Even if sodium corrected within 2 hours?

Can sudden Hypernatremia (resulting in seizures, petechiae and trouble walking) cause permanent CNS problems? Even if sodium corrected within 2 hours?

Time Heals AllWounds: That's a difficult question to answer. If the sodium was real high and brought down too quick, that might be a problem. But the seizures and skin lesions sound like the problem was pretty serious, so it may take more than a minute to get all better. Probably need some rehab and close follow-up. If this was an infection, then it could take a while. If something else, depends on a lot of things. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause hypovolemic shock?

Can pregnancy cause hypovolemic shock?

Yes: Unfortunately conditions associated with excessive bleeding can lead to hypovolemic shock. Those include conditions that can occur in nonpregnant people, like trauma from an accident. They also include conditions in which there is inadequate blood clotting or profuse bleeding from a placental abnormality like placenta previa, from uterine atony, from surgery like cesarean hysterectomy or section. ...Read more

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Does addisonian crisis lead to abdominal pain?

Does addisonian crisis lead to abdominal pain?

Yes it can...: Most definitely. Here's more info which you might find useful: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000357.Htm. ...Read more

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What causes a sudden cerebral hemorrhage, that leads to a coma or death?

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What causes a sudden cerebral hemorrhage, that leads to a coma or death?

Multiple causes: High blood pressure is the most common cause of intracerebral hemorrhage. Also if an aneurysm ruptures, it leaks blood into the space around the brain. Ruptured brain aneurysms are fatal in about 40% of cases. Amyloid angiopathy, head trauma and liver disease just to name a few. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal injury produce seizures?

Can an abdominal injury produce seizures?

If severe: Seizures are the reaction of the brain to a severe stress state. Trauma to the abdomen can cause intestinal rupture, severe bleeding, damage to liver or kidneys all of which can produce severe systemic stress. Seizures may be a result. A thorough medical evaluation will be necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause severe coccyx pain without injury or trauma?

Trauma: Unrecognized trauma. Arthritis. Pilonidal sinus. Osteomyelitis. Periosteitis. Malignancies of various sorts. See your doctor instead of speculating. Doc will provide a proper exam and course of action to determine the cause and treatment of your problem. ...Read more

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Could internal injury from impacts such as a beating cause fever, diarrhea, and vomiting?

Could internal injury from impacts such as a beating cause fever, diarrhea, and vomiting?

NO IT WILL NOT: If there is injury to the abdomen ot a head injury it may cause vomiting but not fever or diarrhea.But injuy/beating needs to be checked for the extent of the injuries and needs to be prevented/reported etc. ...Read more

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Can peritonael dialysis cause infection at abdomen then sudden death as acute coronary syndrome?

Can peritonael dialysis cause infection at abdomen then sudden death as acute coronary syndrome?

Multiple risks: Many dialysis patients are diabetic, hypertensive, anemic, frail and an added infection can impact badly. The dialysis catheter sites can be infected and lead to sepsis systemically with fever, low blood pressure etc. Many of these folks do have atherosclerosis and unidentified coronary disease that can act up! ...Read more

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What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

It depends: These are pretty nonspecific complaints but can be a sign of a rheumatologic condtion, withdrawal, or a brain tumor. If you are passing out and having seizures you have a serious condtion that should be evaluated by a physician to see what is going on. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden rupture in brain aneurysm?

What can cause sudden rupture in brain aneurysm?

High blood pressure: Although brain aneurysms can rupture spontaneously, high blood pressure increases the chances of rupture. People with known cerebral aneurysms, especially at a young age (19), should consult a brain surgeon. ...Read more

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Can fevers cause brain trauma and damage?

Can fevers cause brain trauma and damage?

No: Fever is part of the immune system, and helps your child fight off infection. Children tolerate even high fevers very well. There is no damage to your child from the fever itself. Fever is a sign that there is illness, so your doctor will evaluate to find out what is causing the fever. ...Read more

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Can blunt force trauma cause long-term damage to the vagina?

Can blunt force trauma cause long-term damage to the vagina?

Yes: Blunt trauma can cause bruising, and cause skin/mucosa to tear. It does require some force but examples can be bike injuries or gymnastic falls on a bar or beam. The vagina tends to heal well but scaring can occasionally cause long-term problems like pain. ...Read more

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Can low BP cause nausea & vomitting? Or is the reverse? How to control fluid loss from massive period bleeding, sweating & vomitting from pain?

Can low BP cause nausea & vomitting? Or is the reverse? How to control fluid loss from massive period bleeding, sweating & vomitting from pain?

See a gyn!: If your bleeding during your period is so heavy that your blood pressure is low and you have nausea and vomiting, you should see a gyn. There are so many good treatments for heavy periods including birth control pills, progesterone, progestin iud, Lysteda you also could have fibroids or an endometrial polyp. Only a gyn can determine what is causing the bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (which carries oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and ...Read more