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Will food poisoning cause long term effects?

Will food poisoning cause long term effects?

Depends on the cause: Chemicals in food such as arsenic, radiochemicals, chlorinated biphenyls can have long term effects. Read more

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Croup (Definition)

A description of variety on upper respiratory tract condition in children, including laryngitis, laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, bacterial ...Read more


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Can a spinal headache cause long term effects?

Can a spinal headache cause long term effects?

Usually not: However see you doctor for further evaluation and possible need for a blood patch procedure. Read more

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For the last 5 years I haven't had a healthy sleep schedule. I did however get enough sleep. Could a variation of 3-4 hours cause long term effects?

For the last 5 years I haven't had a healthy sleep schedule. I did however get enough sleep. Could a variation of 3-4 hours cause long term effects?

Enough sleep: There is no specific number of hours that marks enough or not enough sleep. every individual has his own number of hours to mark enough sleep, and if he gets these hours he will feel fresh and ready to go. Some people may get only 4-5 hours and this is enough others need at least 8 hours (I am from this category) Read more

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Is a weeklong binge drinking going to cause long term effects?

Is a weeklong binge drinking going to cause long term effects?

Maybe: If his has happened only once in your life probably not. However, if you have been doing this for any length of time you should seek help. In addition, too much drinking may result in alcohol poisoning. It will certainly kill brain cells. Read more

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Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term effects like a late period? Second month of taking the pill I had a heavy period 4 days.

Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term effects like a late period? Second month of taking the pill I had a heavy period 4 days.

Unlikely long term: Taking plan B two months in a row is unlikely to create long term effects other than resulting in an irregular bleeding pattern. Being conscientious about taking birth control pills or using protection like condoms is the best remedy for avoiding situations that require taking planB. Read more

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Do prescription drugs for hair loss cause long term effects?

Do prescription drugs for hair loss cause long term effects?

Possibly: I assume you are referring to propecia (finasteride). It is relatively safe and free of severe side effects, but any drug can cause problems. Suggest you go on line or ask your pharmacist for a list of specific possible side effects. You also should realize any benefit will be lost if you stop the medication. Read more

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Is steaming your face bad for you? Does it cause any long term effects?

Is steaming your face bad for you? Does it cause any long term effects?

Steaming: As long as it is not too hot (feels comfortable wit no pain even afterward) it is fine. It is unnecessary but may may you feel like your pours are cleaner. Read more

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Is daily sex bad? What can it cause? What are the long term effects?

Absolutely NOT!: Daily sex is up to the individual (s). It really can't cause anything if appropriate for the individual and the occasion and with the proper precautions. Long term effects are eternal bliss and a good attitude! Here's to your continued good health! Read more

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How serious is c dif? Will it cause any long term effects?

How serious is c dif? Will it cause any long term effects?

Possibly: C diff should be viewed seriously. While it can be readily treated, it can be recurrent, severe, and refractory causing significant illness, morbidity, and in some cases even death. Read more

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Could meningitis cause any other type of disorder, as part of long term effects?

Could meningitis cause any other type of disorder, as part of long term effects?

Long term: There is a chance of long term neurological issues. If you are concerned, speak to the pcp or neurologist that treated you. Read more

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Is there any known cure for long term effects caused by the russian chernobyl accident?

Is there any known cure for long term effects caused by the russian chernobyl accident?

Get the facts: There are militants who would like to make you think that if you were exposed, you should feel sick all the time. This is politics, it is not true, and it can actually cause symptoms. The scientific studies have demonstrated little disease apart form an increase in low-grade thyroid cancers even among those most heavily exposed. If you feel ill, look for a different cause with your doctor's help. Read more

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What are the long term effects of methadone use. 10+ years or more. Can it cause dementia?

What are the long term effects of methadone use. 10+ years or more. Can it cause dementia?

NO: Methadone can be associated with a number of side effects, but actually very few long-term "organ" effects (heart, liver, kidney, brain etc.) constipation, increased sweating, hormonal changes that alter libido, erectile function and fertility. Weight gain with its attendant problems certainly can occur. Heart rhythm problems, although getting publicity, are rare. Think about alcohol;tobacco use. Read more

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I saw on the news there is a new study of long term effects caused by Omeprazole. Where do I find this study?

I saw on the news there is a new study of long term effects caused by Omeprazole. Where do I find this study?

See answer: Http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/804146_4 See if this helps. Caveat - these associations have not been shown to be cause and effect. Read more

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What long term effects does a ruptured appendix cause?

What long term effects does a ruptured appendix cause?

Variable: The immediate complication rate is much higher for a rutured appendix and there is a small mortality rate associated with it. Assuming that you are past the acute stage, most people do well. Fertility may be decreased in some women after appendiceal rupture and peritonitis and bowel obstruction may be slightly more common in both sexes, but most patients do well in the long run. Read more

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Question not for me. Just need to know long term effects of 600mg temazepam please? A friend if mine just had this overdose? Does it cause memory loss

Question not for me. Just need to know long term effects of 600mg temazepam please? A friend if mine just had this overdose? Does it cause memory loss

No 600 mg.: Temazepam is a sleeping pill of the benzodiazepine family and thus can be psychologically addicting. They come in 15 and 30 mg. You can take up to 45 mg. It is not good to take on a long term basis because eventually, even the maximum dose does not help. The brand name is restopril. Read more

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What would be a long term effects of having a ruptured/redundant chordae tendinae? There is a chance I might have one. Could that have cause my stroke

What would be a long term effects of having a ruptured/redundant chordae tendinae? There is a chance I might have one. Could that have cause my stroke

Mitral valve: Problems are common, -, this could lead to other cardiac problems- dought relation to strokes, see cardiologist- my dad lived 40 years with it! - again, see cardiologist. Read more

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What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?

What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?

Unkown: Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is an anticholinergic drug so the side effects will include dry mouth, headaches, urinary retention, blurry vision and several others. The maximun dose should be 8 mg per day. There really are no long term effects except that the body adapts to the meds which will require you to keep taking higher doses. I would suggest a more permanent solution to your hyperhidrosis. Read more

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Is going to sleep on a full stomach bad? What long term effects could it cause?

Is going to sleep on a full stomach bad? What long term effects could it cause?

Yes: It can lead to esophageal reflux. Long term reflux can lead to a condition known as barrett's esophagus. Long term reflux gets treated with acid blockers. Long term acid blockers can lead to nutritional deficiencies, more importantly vit B12 deficiency. Long term B12 deficiency can lead to neurocognitive decline. Read more