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How to know if an organ is failing?

More specific: There would be different signs/ symptoms depending on the actual organ. You would need to be more specific with your question for us to provide a meaningful response.
Take care. ...Read more

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How do I keep myself from failing my diet?

How do I keep myself from failing my diet?

Diet: Keep away from all those delicious but bad foods. Also do not stock any in the house. Try and diet with a friend you will support each other. ...Read more

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My memory has started failing me. What can I do?

My memory has started failing me. What can I do?

See your doctor: If you haven't been evaluated yet by your doctor, that might be a good place to start. There are so many reasons for memory problems. Your doctor can evaluate what's going on and take it from there. Often memory problems can be improved, but it helps to be evaluated by a professional. Keep in mind that nobody's memory is perfect. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of a termination failing?

~ 2 per 1, 000: The data on 'failed' abortions is a little limited, but thought to be around 2 per 1, 000. ...Read more

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Need work but now scared of failing in social settings and employement?

Need work but now scared of failing in social settings and employement?

Outward interest: It might be helpful to switch your cognition (thinking) about your situation. Try this: focus on others--the needs of a potential employer and your interest and ability to help meet those needs. The same suggestion applies to social settings. Don't think about failing. Be interested in and curious about others. Ask them questions and pay attention to their life stories. Therapy can also help. ...Read more

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Is their anything to help a failing kidney?

Is their anything to help a failing kidney?

Consistency: Make healthy decisions: low sodium diet, exercise, no tobacco, and be consistent. Take prescribed medications, control blood pressure, avoid all nsaids, if diabetic manage it well, and like everyone it helps to have a little bit of good luck too. Get a nephrologist (kidney doctor) who will look for ways to slow/prevent loss of kidney function, and if needed prepare for end stage kidney disease. ...Read more

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I keep trying and failing so why do I want to lose weight?

I keep trying and failing so why do I want to lose weight?

Discouraged?: It sounds like you're struggling. It's probably time, if you haven't already done so, to get some support around this issue. A therapist or mind-body medicine coach can help you sort out what might be in your way! ...Read more

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What are the possibilities of failing a drug test after taking to puffs 2weeks ago?

What are the possibilities of failing a drug test after taking to puffs 2weeks ago?

Unlikely: If it is a urine test and you are not a habitual user. I assume you are referring to marijuana. Thc will be detectable for about 13 days in the urine for a recreational one time use. If there is chronic use, there have been reported positive tests for as long as 90 days from last use. If it is a hair test though, it will be detected until you cut the hair from the exposure time. ...Read more

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Myvkindeys started failing in november ivdrink lots of water but they still hurt what could be wrong?

Myvkindeys started failing in november ivdrink lots of water but they still hurt what could be wrong?

Depends on why: Your kidneys are failing in the first place. You should see a kidney specialist immediately for this in order to prevent complete acute renal failure. ...Read more

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I'm quite hopeless in my studies. My grades are failing, Tell me what meds that may enhance memory and cognition. I am willing to take risks.?

I'm quite hopeless in my studies. My grades are failing, Tell me what meds that may enhance memory and cognition. I am willing to take risks.?

Exam: Please get a comprehensive physical and psychological evaluation from your private physician. Taking "risks" is NOT a viable option nor advisable. ...Read more

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8M baby boy failing to thrive? Born 3.5Kg, drop to P10% at 2M; keep at P5-6%, now P20%. HC 40%. Height 50%. Av gain/month 550gr. All milestones met!

8M baby boy failing to thrive? Born 3.5Kg, drop to P10% at 2M; keep at P5-6%, now P20%. HC 40%. Height 50%. Av gain/month 550gr. All milestones met!

Mgt: The percentiles of normal growth may vary with age. If he is otherwise well and following his curve and meeting milestones, he probably is fine. I would recommend a variety of solids and introducing food types several times.
Are his stools normal? Please check that his newborn CF screen is negative. ...Read more

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Liver failing, can u die from this?

Liver failing, can u die from this?

Absolutely: Once the liver starts to fail there are several consequences that can and will contribute to other organs starting to fail. Unlike the kidney, we don't have broad applications for liver replacement therapies like dialysis, so once a liver starts to fail, transplant becomes the only option. If alcohol is the main contributing factor to the liver damage, abstaining from alcohol can improve function. ...Read more

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If liver failing can it be treated?

If liver failing can it be treated?

Depends on cause: This depends on cause of liver failure. Be careful using that term. Liver failure is life threatening condition. Your doctor should explain to you the the status of your liver function ...Read more

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How do I know if my kidneys are failing?

How do I know if my kidneys are failing?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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How do you tell if your liver is failing?

How do you tell if your liver is failing?

You'll know: You'll feel terrible, you'll be sick to your stomach and you will notice the whites of your eyes being unmistakably yellow when viewed in the sunlight. You may have discomfort in the right upper quadrant. None of these are specific. Early liver disease is often discovered on labs. If someone has warned you but scientific labs are normal & you feel okay, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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What are the chances of my hernia mesh failing.

What are the chances of my hernia mesh failing.

Low: Some variables of mesh and suturing.
BUT the failures are commonly around the tissue! Mesh attachment.
Be sure to let it heal well before straining it
Follow doctors orders!
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What does failing a qsart test mean? I have pots

What does failing a qsart test mean? I have pots

Related to POTS: It is a test of autonomic nerve function. Because of low blood pressure the circulation to the nerves is faulty and the nerves that control sweat are not working.
Eating 6 small meals a day, avoiding, alcohol, and high carbohydrate meals, eating your water by eating vegetables through the day every 3 hours, and exercising, while lying down if necessary can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the probability of your pancreas failing?

What is the probability of your pancreas failing?

Depends: It depends on your genetics and your medical history, particularly alcohol intake, drugs, gall bladder disease, triglyceride level, diabetes and the like. In general the pancreas doesn't "fail" very often without a direct and preventable cause. ...Read more

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What are obvious signs that your liver is failing?

What are obvious signs that your liver is failing?

Jaundice: Accumulation of fluid in the belly, vomiting of blood, eyes becoming yellow, mental confusion from high ammonia and worsening liver tests. ...Read more

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Is there medicine that can help my kidneys stop failing?

Is there medicine that can help my kidneys stop failing?

Yes: In addition to drug choices, there are a number of herbal and homeopathic remedies that support kidney function. There are also therapies that help as well, such as detoxification programs, as there are many chemicals and heavy metals that impair kidney function. I always advise that these programs should be done under a physicians supervision. ...Read more

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If someones kidneys are failing can they ever get well again?

If someones kidneys are failing can they ever get well again?

Nephrologist: Recovery depends on the cause, duration of the kidney failure. This is best managed by nephrologist. I recommend being evaluated by nephrologist. ...Read more

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What are signs to tell if kidneys are failing, or have failed???

What are signs to tell if kidneys are failing, or have failed???

No urine: The ultimate way to tell, (and then it's probably too late), is no urine output. Before that happens you could have either lower output of urine than normal, or higher output than normal. You might also notice swelling of your body. However, those symptoms can be caused by things other than crappy kudneys, so don't assume. You can also get blood tests that check kidney function specifically.... ...Read more

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Is failing to apply one's logic is the main cause of happening of ocd?

Is failing to apply one's logic is the main cause of happening of ocd?

Not that simple: There are two main components of obessessive-compulsive disorder (a type of anxiety disorder): (1) intrusive and inappropriate thoughts, impulses, or images that cause a lot of anxiety or distress, and (2) repetitive behaviors (including mental "acts") that a person feels driven to perform in response to the obsession (or according to rigidly applied rules). There is even more to this diagnosis. ...Read more

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How many times can your kidney handle dialysis before failing completely?

How many times can your kidney handle dialysis before failing completely?

No number: Sometimes people have "acute" problems with their kidneys requiring dialysis. The dialysis allows the body to get rid of poisons that the kidneys cannot handle at the time. The kidneys may or may not recover, but it will not be related to how many dialysis treatments are done, rather what the underlying problem that damaged the kidneys was in the first place. ...Read more

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