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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible For Hemolysis To Cause Hypocalcaemia

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Is it possible for hemolysis to cause hypocalcaemia?

Is it possible for hemolysis to cause hypocalcaemia?

Yes: It can cause it by directly binding calcium, or the subsequent transfusions can lead to hypocalcemia by binding calcium as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent hemolysis?

Is it possible to prevent hemolysis?

Depends: There are scores of different hemolytic anemias, each with its own cause and characteristic behavior. These qualities determine how we treat them, and some causes of hemolysis are more treatable than others. That's the best i can do without more information. Sorry. ...Read more

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Is it possible for chronic gastritis to cause pernicious anemia?

Is it possible for chronic gastritis to cause pernicious anemia?

The two are linked: This finding goes back to 1964, believe it or not: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1552204/?Page=1 there are autoimmune antibodies in both conditions, so while one might not cause the other, the two are related. ...Read more

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Is it possible that hemochromatosis can cause anemia?

Is it possible that hemochromatosis can cause anemia?

Probably not: Hemochromatosis is caused by the accumulation of excess iron in the body - eventually depositing in the liver, heart and other organs. Anemia is not a typical sign, although a few rare types of anemia (thalassemia, for example) have caused secondary hemochromatosis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for lupus to cause mental instability?

Is it possible for lupus to cause mental instability?

Yes: Central nervous system lupus can cause many problems including seizures, psychosis and stroke. Any of these are serious and need to be treated by a Rheumatologist. Also many drugs used to treat.Lupus, particularly corticosteroids and even NSAIDS. Discuss this with your Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for triamterene-hctz to cause low potassium?

Is it possible for triamterene-hctz to cause low potassium?

Yes: HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) is a diuretic that can lead to loss of potassium in the urine and subsequently low blood potassium levels. Triamterene can be added to to HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) in order to help mitigate this urinary potassium wasting but it isn't always perfect. Sometimes low potassium can still develop on the combination pill which is why periodic electrolyte measurement is necessary for those on diuretics. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible for diarrhea to cause the blood pH to indicate acidosis or alkalosis?

Is it possible for diarrhea to cause the blood pH to indicate acidosis or alkalosis?

Acidosis: With severe diarrhea, metabolic acidosis is frequent and can result in severe complications depending on extent and duration of the diarrhea as well as the degree of rehydration. The acidosis results from loss of K+ and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) from excess liquid stool . The blood pH is normally maintained at 7.4. Below 7.35, metabolic acidosis is present. ...Read more

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Is it possible for hematuria to cause delay in period?

Is it possible for hematuria to cause delay in period?

Should not be...: Blood in urine should not cause delay in period, which is regulated with cycling of sex hormones. To dig into more on how to deal with hematuria, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Clinically but very rarely, ectopic endometriosis in urinary tract may cause cyclic hematuria. So, the answer is NO. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio & video goes faster ...Read more

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Is it possible for arrythmia to cause dyspnea?

Is it possible for arrythmia to cause dyspnea?

Absolutely: It depends on the type of rhythm and the rate. Other things that contribute to it would be how strong your heart is, blood pressure, and your overall health. ...Read more

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Is it possible for glaucoma to cause blindness? If so, how can this be prevented?

Is it possible for glaucoma to cause blindness? If so, how can this be prevented?

Yes: Glaucoma can cause blindness. Most cases of glaucoma if detected and treated will not result in blindness, or even further loss of vision. You need monitored and treated to prevent progression and/or blindness. ...Read more

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Is it possible for thrombocytopenia to affect morbidity?

Is it possible for thrombocytopenia to affect morbidity?

Yes: Platelets are little plugs present in the bloodstream which control bleeding from small blood vessels. Minor decreases in platelet counts should have no effect on most people, yet moderate decreases can lead to problems following trauma or surgery; at very low levels, spontaneous bleeding may occur, which can be life-threatening. ...Read more

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Is it possible for conjunctivitis to cause blindness?

Is it possible for conjunctivitis to cause blindness?

Specific types: can cause significant visual impairment but this is unlikely in a developed country, especially if treated early. Most commonly it is viral or allergic and the risk of vision issues is very low. See an eye doctor so they can diagnose the specific type of conjunctivits and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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What is anemia and can it cause you to be hopitalized?

Anemia...: Anemia (low hemoglobin) is caused by the body losing blood (heavy periods, blood in stool, red blood cell instability [hemoglobinopathies] or destruction [hemolysis]), the bodies inability to produce new red blood cells (for example iron deficiency), or a combination of these. Many causes of anemia are treatable, and some are inherited (sickle cell). Can need hospitalization depending on cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible for depression to lead to epilepsy?

Is it possible for depression to lead to epilepsy?

Not generally: Maybe a neurologist can add a comment here as well. ...Read more