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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

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What are long term effects of numbness in lower body caused by severe compromise causng narrowness in the spinal canal?

What are long term effects of numbness in lower body caused by severe compromise causng narrowness in the spinal canal?

Many consequences.: The degree of narrowing of the spinal canal and at what level of the spine become paramount in determining prognosis and consequences. ...Read more

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Can a cold virus cause insomnia, and can it trigger lasting long-term effects? I have always been a strong sleeper and I haven't been tired in 3 days.

Can a cold virus cause insomnia, and can it trigger lasting long-term effects? I have always been a strong sleeper and I haven't been tired in 3 days.

It is possible..: .. but more likely it is likely the course of the cold itself can alter your Circadian rhythm a bit. Or if you have been taking medicines to help with the cold, it is likely that they have side effects which are causing you to be "wired". Your body will normalize eventually and sleep will come. Make sure to maintain the normal hours when you would wake and sleep, though. ...Read more

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Can an emergency contraceptive pill taken only twice in a lifetime cause any serious long term effects? Not frequent use side effects. Only twice

Can an emergency contraceptive pill taken only twice in a lifetime cause any serious long term effects? Not frequent use side effects. Only twice

No: There is no evidence that taking it twice will cause any acute or long term side effects - however it is much easier to just avoid unprotected sex as, as even the day after pill doesn't protect you from HIV and std infections. ...Read more

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Can black mold cause migraine, nervousness, anxiety and if exposed for 10 to 12 years before discovering mold long term effects?

Can black mold cause migraine, nervousness, anxiety and if exposed for 10 to 12 years before discovering mold long term effects?

Uncertain: The cdc advises that this type of mold typically causes more respiratory symptoms in susceptible patients, including nasal congestion, eye irritation, wheezing, and some skin irritation. Some people exposed to large amounts of the mold, like farmers, may have severe reactions including fever and shortness of breath. It does not advise on possible reactions of long term exposures. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Will epidural steroid injections cause harm to my bones or having any adverse long term effects to my body?

Will epidural steroid injections cause harm to my bones or having any adverse long term effects to my body?

No, usually: We had a recent problem with a pharmacy that provided us with a very bad batch of steroids.Drs had no idea and were blind-sided when patients developed infections.
If this is a last resort for very severe pain, it is a recommended treatment. ...Read more

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I took omeprazole for 1 month for gastritis, GERD. Will this antibiotic cause any harmful long term effects to my body?

I took omeprazole for 1 month for gastritis, GERD. Will this antibiotic cause any harmful long term effects to my body?

No: Omeprazole, which is not an antibiotic, by the way, is usually well-tolerated and will not cause permanent harm to your digestive tract. Any side effects will be gone shortly after stopping it. Some people require Omeprazole long-term for their GERD, and most people do not have any side effects while taking it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Perhaps: Depends on individual and other factors. 8 ounces daily is somewhat "generous" re: health benefits of wine. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of 600mg temazepam? Does it cause brain damage or memory loss?

Does not: The usual dose of temazepam is 15-30 mg at the bedtime for insomnia.
It will cause amnesia in some people but unlikely to cause any brain or any kind of permanent damage. ...Read more

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How long one needs to stay at ER following 600 mg temazepam overdose? Does it cause brain damage or memory loss? What are long term effects? Thanks

How long one needs to stay at ER following 600 mg temazepam overdose? Does it cause brain damage or memory loss? What are long term effects? Thanks

Depends: It probably would be best to observe you in the hospital at least overnight. It belongs to a family of drugs that can affect your cognition and cause slowness in functioning. ...Read more

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Taking phenazopyridine @ 2/wk for urinary urgency/discomfort. What are the long term effects of this drug? Pamplet says caused neoplasia in lab rats?

Taking phenazopyridine @ 2/wk for urinary urgency/discomfort. What are the long term effects of this drug? Pamplet says caused neoplasia in lab rats?

Not more than 5 days: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) probably should not be used up for more than 5 days consecutively. You should consider a re-evaluation/re-assessment to r/o a UTI. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is just a topical anesthetic and will not treat/eliminate any infection. ...Read more

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What are long term effects cutting can have?

What are long term effects cutting can have?

It can negatively: Impact self- esteem and leave you with many scars that you feel the need to hide. The scars become one of your "secrets". ...Read more

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What are long term effects of poverty on children?

What are long term effects of poverty on children?

Cheap diet: People do escape from poverty by their inner drive. The trouble is that short cuts in diet causes deterioration in health and the inner drive suffers. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of lipator?

What are long term effects of lipator?

< cholesterol and...: Reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and death. Can cause some muscle pains which is usually mild. Rarely Lipitor (atorvastatin) can cause liver abnormality which is reversible when medication stopped. A few notice a mild decrease in mental awareness (mild cognitive dysfunction). Wide spread inflammation of muscle is extremely rare and I have not seen it. Claims that it causes cancer not true. ...Read more

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Are there long term effects of carnitine?

Are there long term effects of carnitine?

Improves weight loss: Study done - one group was given 2000 mg of carnitine, and the other a placebo. In the placebo group, the average weight loss after 12 weeks was one pound. In the carnitine group, weight loss averaged 11 pounds. That’s an eleven-fold increase in weight loss, simply by increasing carnitine levels. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of bulimia?

What are the long term effects of bulimia?

Many health effects: Bulimia impacts health in many ways, including electrolyte imbalance which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and death, esophageal inflammation ; tears, swollen salivary glands, tooth decay, hormonal disruption, and more. Depression often accompanies this condition. The good news: it can be treated. For a more inclusive run-down: http://tinyurl. Com/mm5s4m5 and http://tinyurl. Com/34sc4p. ...Read more

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What long term effects does a stroke have?

What long term effects does a stroke have?

It depends: Your question can not be answered without knowing what your neurological examination is now and what t was when you had the stroke. It is also essential to know what your studies (mri, ct, eeg) showed. The best person to answer this question is your neurologist. Don't hesitate to discuss your concerns with the specialist or your primary physician.. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of colitis?

What are the long term effects of colitis?

Colitis: Judging by your medication, I presume you mean ulcerative colitis. The long-term effects of UC are varied. Some have very little disease long term, and others have long-term diarrhea, bleeding, or pain. If the inflammation is not controlled over a long period, there can be an increased risk of colon cancer, in addition. Long-term follow-up with your doctor is important. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of diabetes?

What are the long term effects of diabetes?

Many problems: Untreated or uncontrolled diabetes can lead to kidney disease/failure, retinopathy and possible blindness, impotence (erectile dysfunction), gastroparesis (severe stomach pain and vomitting due to inadequate emptying), foot ulcers and risk of amputation of toes or legs, neuropathy (pins-and-needles sensation mostly in arms & legs), heart disease and possible heart attack & stroke, infection, etc. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of meconium?

What are the long term effects of meconium?

Confusing question: All newborns will pass meconium. It is the accumulated fecal debris of pregnancy consisting of bile, digested hair, shed cells and protein debris in a stacky mass. After its passage, it is gone and transitional or regular stools form. Kids who suck some meconium into their lungs before or during the birthing process can have variable outcome based of the amount and degree of damage the material cause. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of excedrin?

What are the long term effects of excedrin?

Dose dependent: Excedrin is a combination of Acetaminophen (tylenol) Aspirin and caffeine. Acetaminophen is recommended to mot exceed 300mg/day. Aspirin can cause ulcers and bleeding. Caffeine is a stimulant. People who are taking "blood thinners" should discuss the use of Aspirin with their physicians. If you are taking this or any pain product for long term, you should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more