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How does the integumentary system protect the body's internal living tissues and organs?

How does the integumentary system protect the body's internal living tissues and organs?

Largest organ: It is a waterproof covering, the first line of defense against infection, allows us the sense of touch, and it helps define our shape. ...Read more

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How does pneumonia affect the integumentary system?

How does pneumonia affect the integumentary system?

Pneumonia: The integument is the skin and the mucous membranes. These structures are not affected as a primary focus of pneumonia, which is an inflammation of the lungs involving the air spaces (alveoli) and the tissues separating them (intraalveolar septi). Not entirely sure what you are asking beyond this. Please rephrase the question if I have not answered you satisfactorily. ...Read more

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How can hemophilia affect the integumentary system?

How can hemophilia affect the integumentary system?

Bruising...: Hemophilia is a defect in your blood's ability to clot properly. If this coagulation system is not working well, as happens in hemophilia, a person can have excessive bleeding and bruising. The skin itself (part of the integumentary system) is fine, but hemophilia can manifest itself as large bruises under the skin and excessive bleeding from a cut in the skin. ...Read more

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Um how do I explain the effect of Addison's disease to the integumentary system?

Um how do I explain the effect of Addison's disease to the integumentary system?

Skin darkening: Addison's disease (primary adrenal insufficiency) is associated with high ACTH levels from the pituitary gland. Other hormones are also made from the pituitary (MSH) that can stimulate melatonin production in the skin, causing skin darkening (similar to a suntan) ...Read more

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How could a spinal cord injury affect the musculoskeletal system and the integumentary system?

How could a spinal cord injury affect the musculoskeletal system and the integumentary system?

Weakness, numbness: The paralysis from spinal cord injury causes varying degrees of weakness and muscle loss (atrophy), depending on the severity of the injury. There may also be spasticity or tightness of the muscles, putting a person at risk of contractures (joint rigidity). Numbness from spinal cord injury places a person at risk of developing pressure sores-- pressure relief is paramount for prevention. ...Read more

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What happened what are the system of rejection?

More info please: Not sure what you're referring to. Please give us more information. Thanks! ...Read more

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What happens if our nervous system doesn't work properly?

What happens if our nervous system doesn't work properly?

We get dysfunctions: Failure of either peripheral or central nervous functions can disturb our walking, balance, sensation, strength, functions of bowel or bladder, and if brain failure, coma, seizures, confusion and delirium as a few examples. ...Read more

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What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

Not the best: If you have a previous hypersensitivity to orajel then the side effects can be quite serious. If no previous reaction then there is less to worry about. If you like to eat orajel because of painful teeth then a more useful fix is to see a dentist. ...Read more

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What happens if my baby has high levels of lead in her system?

What happens if my baby has high levels of lead in her system?

Anemia&neuro problem: Lead poisoning occurs when lead builds up in the body, often over a period of months or years. Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems. Children under the age of 6 are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can severely affect mental and physical development. At very high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. ...Read more

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What body system is effected with RLS and what is it that happens?

What body system is effected with RLS and what is it that happens?

Dopamine: Rls is thought to be caused by a shortage of Dopamine in certain parts of the brain. This syndrome is seen in a number of illnesses such as parkinson's disease and dementia with lewy bodies. Medications that effect serotonin can also lead to RLS as an unwanted side effect. Rls can also occur on its own. For unknown reasons iron deficiency can also cause it. ...Read more

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What will happen if my toddler has high levels of lead in her system?

What will happen if my toddler has high levels of lead in her system?

Many problems: Lead causes many health problems, depending on the blood level. Lead poisoning at low levels may cause anemia, constipation, and mild learning delay. Higher level poisoning may cause kidney damage, high blood pressure, or seizures. Critical lead levels may cause death. Each state has guidelines for treatment of lead poisoning-- consult your doctor and follow the guidelines closely. ...Read more

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What happens when someone is diagnosed with a nervous system disease?

What happens when someone is diagnosed with a nervous system disease?

See neurologist: Usually, next step would be to see the neurologist. If already seeing a neurologist then, next step is to ask questions of the neurologist and be good at complying with their suggestions for tests, medications, therapies, and other potential interventions. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when a person is diabete, what he/she lose in her body system?

Could you tell me what happens when a person is diabete, what he/she lose in her body system?

Insulin resistance &: In a person with diabetese either there is deficiency or lack of Insulin production by the pacrease or Insulin resistance, where the Insulin is not effective. This in turn causes blood sugar to go up and if not treated and controlled with diet/exercise/oral meds or insulin, can cause complication in many body systems including cardiovascular, neurological, renal, eyes among the body systems. ...Read more

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What happens to the system is Plan B is taken more than twice a month on top of borth control?

What happens to the system is Plan B is taken more than twice a month on top of borth control?

Irregular bleeding: If you are taking a regular birth control pill daily, you should not need plan b. But if you have taken it twice and have not missed any pills, you may not see any change in your cycle, or you may see irregular bleeding. You should consider using condoms and spermicide in addition to your birth control pills. ...Read more

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If I took Plan B on Sun for a mishap on sat. And had it happen again this wed do I need to take another plan B? Is it still in my system?

If I took Plan B on Sun for a mishap on sat. And had it happen again this wed do I need to take another plan B? Is it still in my system?

Another planB: You would need another.....This is not great for your system. I would highly recommend looking into other forms of birth control like the pill, Nexplanon, Depo Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) condoms......so that you don't need to keep taking Plan B so often. ...Read more

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What happens to the GI system during pregnancy?

What happens to the GI system during pregnancy?

Constipation: The progesterone that is produced in the placenta not only soothes the uterine muscles and prevents preterm contractions, it also slows the motility of the GI tract down, which in some women leads to constipation. ...Read more

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What happens if the digestive system fails?

What happens if the digestive system fails?

U can die, maybe.: Seriously speaking, failure of GI tract is uncommon unlike that of the kidney, heart, lungs and brain. Most GI conditions are related to infection, inflammation, bleeding and ulcers and u usually recover from these and won't cause GI crash or failure. Best wishes! Http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/http://m.Healthline. Com/symptom/gastrointestinal-bleeding. ...Read more

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What happens inside reproductive system after 12dpo?

What happens inside reproductive system after 12dpo?

Check out this link: God bless u! http://www. M.Webmd. Com/women/birth-control-depo-provera.

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If weed is found in my babys system at birth what happens?

If weed is found in my babys system at birth what happens?

You can get away: With out prosecution for child neglect. It is irresponsible to smoke weed while pregnant, hope you will realize and be a good mother, good luck in your life. ...Read more

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What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

Very broad question: That is too broad of a question. The endocrine system includes the thyroid, parathyroid, ovaries, testes, adrenal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas.... Different things can happen depending on what endocrine gland develops a problem. ...Read more

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What happens to the immune system during the fight-or-flight response?

What happens to the immune system during the fight-or-flight response?

Varies: The immune system is linked to the CNS mostly attributed to neurokinins, substance P etc. In general, emotional stress reduces the immune response but the degree varies greatly among individuals and may or may not be medically significant. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens in the nervous system when a stroke occurs?

Could you tell me what happens in the nervous system when a stroke occurs?

An infarct.: When a complete stroke occurs or cerebral infarction, the blood supply to a part of the brain is stopped, usually by a blood clot in the artery supplying that portion of the brain. Initially that part of the swells a bit and then dies. Over time the dead brain tissue is replaced by fluid to keep the pressure between the skull and the brain normal. Dead brain tissue is called encephalomalacia. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens in the nervous system if you touch a hot stove?

Could you tell me what happens in the nervous system if you touch a hot stove?

Reflex: If everything is working correctly, you will pull your hand back but still can get burned. Don't try it ...Read more

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Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Too: M, any to go into here. Try to be more specific if you are having symptoms or if you are concerned about a particular illness. ...Read more

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What happens if a person doesn't ever get sick, does their immune system still get stronger?

What happens if a person doesn't ever get sick, does their immune system still get stronger?

Immunity: I assume you are alluding to viral infections and urti? Some people have a good natural immune system that fights off viruses, they are not invincible though! ...Read more

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Can you explain the causes and consequences of a stroke, relate to the nervous system and explain what happens there?

Can you explain the causes and consequences of a stroke, relate to the nervous system and explain what happens there?

Simple concepts: Stroke involves blood flow to brain and if blocked, brain tissue dies causing symptoms such as unilateral paralysis, or speech deficit. Causes may include hypertension, smoking, high blood lipids, diabetes, hyperhomocysteinemia, but also, could be secondary to primary cardiac problem. ...Read more