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Heat Stroke Brain Damage
Yes: We have used hbot for brain injuries of all types for over 10 years and have gotten excellent results. If i ever have a condition of this kind, an hbot chamber is one of the first places i want to be. Jain's textbook of hyperbaric medicine is a good starting place for info about the effects of hbot. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
Usually not: To call the seizure as a febrile seizure, the age of the child should be between 6 mo and 6 yrs, the seizure should be associated with the sudden raise of high temp, the sizure should be generalized and less than 15 mins, even if it is prolonged and it was purely a febrile seizure, it does not cause permanent brain injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very Interesting: I would think this is not true for you at this time. I think there is little doubt that global warming and the slow poisoning of the earth is a real thing. Will it cause brain damage? Who knows? Will it change our environment...almost certainly...and therefore change us. Keep thinking! ...Read more
No: A brain abscess is a medical emergency and is due to a localized brain infection. If it ruptures, meningitis could occur and cause death. Unless there has been an open head injury, trauma does not directly cause infection. Physical injury such as falling and striking the head results maybe in "traumatic brain injury". ...Read more
See comments: Are you referring to radiology reading of an MRI of brain? In elderly, often thought that white matter lesions are associated with "microvascular angiopathy", sign of potential atherosclerosis. Maybe potential stroke risk, especially lacunar infarct, but not straightforwards. Your physician needs to assess stroke risk. Spots more likely from migraine or prior injury. ...Read more
No: The x ray radiation in a CT has no measurable or known effect on neural tissues. 1) dose is way too low and 2) nerves are relatively radioresistant since the cells don't reproduce very fast, if at all. There is a theoretical risk of cataracts and cancer years later, but this is incredibly small esp. for a single scan and controversial anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Damage can occur in two ways. The first is acute alcohol poisoning, which can cause brain damage and even death. Long term alcoholism has been know to damage the brain over an extended time. Chronic alcoholism will also damage the liver, which will also have a damaging effect on the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normally: But large doses of poppers (a variety of different kinds of nitrites) can cause a condition where blood oxygen levels are reduced called methemoglobinemia. If this happens, chronically low oxygen levels can cause problems. However, this usually only occurs in overdoses of poppers. However, they are not healthy, particularly when used for excessive and compulsive sex activity in men. ...Read more
Suffered heat stroke from stimulants been overheating for the past two days, will i receive brain damage?
Is heat stroke fatal if left untreated? How many people are brain damaged and institutionalized by it?
Requires hospital: Heat stroke is characterized by a high core temperature and the bodies inability to release this heat. The person will be red and dry(unable to perspire). Cooling down the person's core with IV fluid, oral fluids(if still safely able to take by mouth), and cooling the body down, often with cooling blankets is key. If a hospital is not possible , do your best to cool the torso and get fluids in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White, light& porous: If it is hot something white, light and porous. ...Read more
Usually, with a: Complete history and physical. Imaging will also likely be beneficial, especially a head mri. Ct is much less helpful in cases such as this. Please see your doctor. A consultation with a neurologist (a physician specially trained in diseases of the brain and nerves) may be useful as well. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia, blood : blood glucose level < 70, = medical condition requiring diagnostic evaluation for its cause. Panic attack = sudden episode of intense fear from no apparent cause that triggers at least 4 physical reactions.It can recur in Panic Disorder & other psychiatric disorders. Heat Stroke= Body temp 104 degrees or > with shock & possible organ damage/death from prolonged exposure/exertion in hot weather. ...Read more
As Low As 1%: Jama (1/26/11) reported a cleveland clinic study showing a stroke rate of 0.91% from 2005-2010, a steady decline from 1982 due to better preoperative assessment, anesthetic and surgical technique, and post-op care. About 60% of those strokes happened after surgery (2 days) and 40% during the operation. This number is low, though slightly higher than for pci percutaneous coronary intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the possibility of death when you have brain damage to the left side of your brain after a hemorrhage stroke?
Relative term: it depends on location and size and many many other factors. ...Read more
I have a fetal doppler and i'm just reading on how safe they are n i've came across info that they cause heating when held still and brain damage?
No: That is completely false. You may have read that there are ultrasounds that are high frequency ultrasounds (machines, generally) that can generate heat, but those aren't the type that are used for fetal doppler. There have been a lot of studies on the safety of ultrasound in pregnancy and there's no literature or data to support any harm to the baby. Not to worry. ...Read more
93yo aunt didn't take water pills. Did ok till assisted lvg had saltier diet. Had stroke with some brain damage, making life hard on family what now?
Can heat stroke have the effects of Vertigo ? I had a heat stroke a week ago today and feel like I'm on a Boat ,and still am having terrible headaches
Heat illness is a spectrum of disorder due to envoirenmental heat exposure.It can include heat syncope, heat cramps and heat exaustion more severe conditions are heat stroke, inwhich body temp goes over 105 degree f.Or 40.6 degreec due to envorenmental heat exposure and lac of thermo regulation.This is different than fever where there is physiological increase in ...Read more
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