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Doctor insights on: How Long Should Inflammation Of Lining Of The Heart Last

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For what length of time can the heart stop without damage?

For what length of time can the heart stop without damage?

Cardiac arrest: No controlled studies in humans. Likely a minute or two to irreversible damage. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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What is the difference between the symptoms of pericarditis (that develops rapidly over the course of an hour) and a heart attack?

What is the difference between the symptoms of pericarditis (that develops rapidly over the course of an hour) and a heart attack?

Different: Pericarditis is worse with deep breath/cough. It hurts to shake your chest like the slap of your foot on the pavement when walking. It's worse lying on your back & better sitting forward. Heart attack can mimic this because some heart attacks have associated pericarditis, but in general, they feel different: heart attack usually is a squeezing, tight central feeling without change for hours. ...Read more

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For what length of time can it be between the symptoms and rupture of a brain aneurysm?

For what length of time can it be between the symptoms and rupture of a brain aneurysm?

No delay: Patients with an an aneurysm usually present acutely with a rupture. Once the rupture occurs, the blood spills out into the brain. The symptoms are instantaneous. There is the sudden severe headache (often described as a "thunderclap headache"), sensitivity to light, nausea/vomiting, and even coma. Seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Could the stress itself and bad conditions for long period of time be the cause of diabetes? plz answer thanks

Could the stress itself and bad conditions for long period of time be the cause of diabetes?
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Well: Perhaps a combination of things stress certainly affects the sugars if you are a diabetic. But the cause of the diabetes may be multifactorial. The. Oft is very strong but torture and stress does take its toll ...Read more

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What is the after effect of ablation of the heart due to a palpitation?

What is the after effect of ablation of the heart due to a palpitation?

Improvement maybe: If the procedure is successful, the palpitations will not recur. Of course, if the procedure is not a success, the symptoms will recur. Then there are compkications such as stroke, tamponade (bleeding into the sac around the heart), and injury to blood vessels which may cause bleeding and may require surgical repair. ...Read more

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How long does the effect of warfarin stay in your system once you get off of the medicine?

How long does the effect of warfarin stay in your system once you get off of the medicine?

2 to 7 days: Wafarin response is very variable. Typically, within 2 to 3 days there is a significant reductiion in the effect and within about 5 days anticoagulation effect has largely resolved. There are antidotes available and diet will have an impact. ...Read more

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How long can an STD last outside of the body?

How long can an STD last outside of the body?

Few Minutes to 1hour: It depends on the organisms causing the diseases but not more than few minutes upto an hour or so.It also depends on the temoerature and humidity ...Read more

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What are the sure symptoms of heart attack? How long does it last for??????

What are the sure symptoms of heart attack? How long does it last for??????

Heart attack: Typically some form of chest discomfort often accompanied by breathlessness,sweat,nausea,palpitations,a sense of impending doom ,anxiety,with radiation of discomfort to various areas in the SVC distribution;BUT some or all of these may or may not be present in the majority of presentations. A large minority up to 20=40% present with very atypical symptoms inc. painless ...Read more

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Was on Omeprazole for the majority of 8 years. What kind of long term damage may I have caused to my body?

Was on Omeprazole for the majority of 8 years. What kind of long term damage may I have caused to my body?

No harm done: There are conflicting observational studies regards long term use of PPI's like Omeprazole. PPI's reduce the adsorption of Vit B12 and can cause B12 deficiency,but only in the elderly. PPI's decrease adsorption of Calcium Carbonate and some studies show it may promote osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What is the long term consequences of having an extreme form of mono at the age of 12?

What is the long term consequences of having an extreme form of mono at the age of 12?

Very little: Although not knowing what you mean by an extreme form of mono, once having recovered from this it is not likely to create long=term issues. ...Read more

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What kind of effects on the rest of your body does hemophilia a have, aside from the blood problem?

What kind of effects on the rest of your body does hemophilia a have, aside from the blood problem?

Deep bleeding.: The complications of this are due to the fact that the blood cannot clot as efficiently, and so there are a lot of instances of deep bleeding in muscle, joints, brain, leading to muscle pain and numbing, joint disfigurement and disruption, and brain damage and death. This last issue is how many hemophiliacs die. Infections from transfusions, and reactions to factor treatment are two others. ...Read more

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On average how long from the start of viral gastroenteritis symptoms to get to the point of the severe nausea/vomiting stage?

On average how long from the start of viral gastroenteritis symptoms to get to the point of the severe nausea/vomiting stage?

Symptom duration: Well there are quite a number of variables here-such as 'what virus', 'you' the patient, your condition 'before you got sick' etc. So it's hard to give a precise answer. Most of the times, it's just a day or two. If it's longer than that, then it may not be 'so simple' after all and would need professional evaluation. Dehydration, kidney damage, 'passing out', falls, muscle damage etc could result ...Read more

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After a period, about how long does it take for the rest of the "residual blood" to flush out?

After a period, about how long does it take for the rest of the "residual blood" to flush out?

Ans: Each cycle there is a shedding of the uterine wall. Most often completed in 5 to 7 days. But if the hormones do not surge enough may get this break through bleeding. The cycle will regulate itself. Be patient ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of pneumonia last?

How long do the symptoms of pneumonia last?

Depends upon degree : Pneumonias can vary from minor to severe. Minor infections might be cleared up in a week while severe pneumonias may require months for recovery. If there is a lot of lung destruction there may not be full recovery. ...Read more

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How long can it take between the symptoms and rupture of a brain aneurysm?

How long can it take between the symptoms and rupture of a brain aneurysm?

Inmediate: Patients have symptoms immediately after rupture that range from intense headache up to coma depending upon the severity of the rupture and involvement of the brain and location of aneurysm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms/issues to expect AFTER a heart attack, will any of the textbook symptoms prior to the attack still effect you AFTER the attack?

What are the symptoms/issues to expect AFTER a heart attack, will any of the textbook symptoms prior to the attack still effect you AFTER the attack?

Weakness, fatigue: The classic symptoms of a heart attack (crushing chest pain, left arm pain, jaw pain, shortness of breath etc.) are not the same as the long term effects. Depending on how much of your heart muscle was damaged, you might notice that your heart can't respond to demands like it used to, and you'l be less able to exert yourself, climb stairs, be active, etc. ...Read more