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How Likely Is Long Qt Syndrome To Kill Me
In few days: Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, life-threatening illness caused by toxins released by two specific types of bacteria, group a streptococcus and staphylococcus aureus. This condition has been most often associated with the use of tampons in menstruating women.Tss can occur as a complication of surgery or skin infections. ...Read more
How long is safe to take gabapentin for rls? I´m afraid the long term use can cause parkinson´s disease... Is it possible to happen?
Safety: Gabapentin has been around since early 1970s and used for lots of conditions into the very high doses. Typically no causative issues with degenerative problems like parkinsons. With that being said, it does have side effects. With any medications you have weigh benefit vs. Risk. For RLS doses, typically side effects are minimal. Have treated people upwards of 10 years with Gabapentin ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to doctor: The american heart association and american college of cardiology have made recommendations for the treatment of patients with long qt syndrome. This condition is often managed jointly by a cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Thus, discussion of any therapies for this condition that might deviate from standard practice could warrant an informed discussion between patient and providers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several days: This depends on several factors and the overall health of the patient. Toxic shock can develop quickly or over time depending on the source, but the average would be a few days. Patient's can present very toxic with severe low blood pressure, acidosis and respiratory failure. ...Read more
Piriformis symdrome: manifests when the sciatic nerve is compressed by a muscle in the buttocks called the piriformis uscle. you can have lower back pain and also in the hip (or sciatic notch). worse with sitting, running or cycling. You can reduce pain by various exercises, stretches, and anti inflammatories. It can take up to 4 to 6 weeks to get relief. see a doctor ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can sleep deprivation lead to death? If yes, how long does it take? How does it happen? Curious, i'd like to know more on that subject.
Acute CS: It is a very severe and serious condition that can result in nerve and muscle damage if not treated. It results from pressure on those tissues, often from fracture, crush injury or lack of blood flow to the tissue. Symptoms will usually be apparent in a few hours. It is a surgical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How common is guillain-barré syndrome from the rabies vaccine? How long would it take to show up?
Is this a bet?: Kill you? That's a strange way to look at things! dental infections can go undiagnosed without care, then get bad in a hurry, and spread to the brain or heart causing death. To predict how long this takes depends on your immune system, bacterial virulence, and primary location of the infection. It can vary from months to years to days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The time it takes from onset of infection to demise of the person infected with TB will depend on a number of factors such as - age (extremes of age), immune status, primary versus reactivation disease, organ involvement, spread via bloodstream (miliary tb), any previous therapies, drug resistant strains of tb, coexisting HIV infection, nutritional status of infected person etc. ...Read more
How long does it take to recover from chronic TE when the underlying cause is cured? How long till you notice anything?
See below: A concussion is also called a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Most of the symptoms appear do to a temporary dysfunction of the brain rather than a structural change. Although now it's recognized that some structural changes can take place. Most recover quickly or over several months. Repeated concussions can lead to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy which is a progressive disease and is incurable . ...Read more