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What is inflammation of the brain and can it be fatal?

What is inflammation of the brain and can it be fatal?

Brain inflammation: This is a condition called encephalitis. When the covering of the brain is primarily involved, it is called meningitis. It can be fatal. ...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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Which may be the most dangerous thing in electronic cigar. What is the possible effect of it to kidneys?

Which may be the most dangerous thing in electronic cigar. What is the possible effect of it to kidneys?

Nicotine: Electronic cigs have nicotine in them so they are still problematic as far as side effects of nicotine including high blood pressure, vessel injury, accelerated atherosclerosis and salt retention. They also have some chemicals in the sme that is inhaled and the side effects have not been adequately studied at this point. They likely accelerate loss of kidney function via vascular injury. ...Read more

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Is the use of antihistamine permanently toxic to the body or is it safe?

Is the use of antihistamine permanently toxic to the body or is it safe?

Antihistamines : Are very safe drugs. They interact with other meds very infrequently and the most significant side effect is typically sedation. ...Read more

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Is it true that one nostril leads to the brain and the other to the heart?

Is it true that one nostril leads to the brain and the other to the heart?

No: Both lead to your throat and to the lungs. The nostrils heat up and filter the air we breath, the lungs hate it when the air is cold and full of dust. ...Read more

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Is it true that septocaine is the hardest of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

Is it true that septocaine is the hardest  of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

No : There are many different local anesthetics, many have longer half lives, that is to say it takes longer to remove other anesthetics from the body versus septocaine. ...Read more

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The back of the iris is supposed to be clear.if it start to yellow what is the cause of the condition?

The back of the iris is supposed to be clear.if it start to yellow what is the cause of the condition?

Jaundice: The white area that surrounds the iris is called the sclera. If it is yellow the condition is called jaundice. Jaundice occurs when the level of bilirubin rises due to liver disease. There are many causes. If you have this you need to see your doctor. Here is more info; http://www.medicinenet.com/jaundice_in_adults/article.htm ...Read more

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What part of the brain would it be fatal to injure?

What part of the brain would it be fatal to injure?

Can be variable: Obviously, brainstem injury could be instantaneously fatal, but could be primary problem in higher brain areas such as bleeding, subdural hematoma causing secondary brain herniation which could result in permanent damage. ...Read more

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What is inflammation of the brain?

What is inflammation of the brain?

Cellular reaction: The white cells in our body react to toxic agents in a process that results in inflammation. Toxic material in bacteria, viruses, foreign tissue, etc can set off this inflammation. In the brain this can occur focally in an abscess, in brain cells as encephalitis, in the lining of the brain as meningitis, or any combination of these. Spinal fluid or brain biopsy best documents this inflammation. ...Read more

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Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles? Is it true. If it is whats is the cure

Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles?  Is it true.  If it is whats is the cure

Protein: Muscles require protein for growth and strength. To avoid deficiency eat a healthy diet rich in proteins and low in sweets and saturated fats. Google or see a dietician to learn about healthy diets. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the tail of the epididymis to be sensitive? This is the case for me.

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Is it normal for the tail of the epididymis to be sensitive? This is the case for me.

Here are some...: It is hard to draw a conclusion from what you feel alone without further information on the onset, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, etc. of the symptoms and their related sequence of events + physical exam. However, getting these related things sorted out correctly has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What is contusion of the brain? Is it damage?

What is contusion of the brain? Is it damage?

Bruise: A contusion of the brain is a bruise on the brain tissue. The blood from the bruise can be resorbed without any damage or than can be direct damage to the area that is bruised. ...Read more

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Something from one of the guys and the amoxicillin is reacting to that or is this a side effect from the gum infection?

Something from one of the guys and the amoxicillin is reacting to that or is this a side effect from the gum infection?

What???: I know you are concerned;however, i truly don't know either 1)what is your difficulty-the ''something'' nor 2) what ''that '' is. Please have a serious 1 on 1 with your physician. I am concerned about you: guys, amoxicillin, gum infection just doesn't good. ...Read more

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What is manic-depressive illness due to? What is the problem in the brain cells?

What is manic-depressive illness due to?  What is the problem in the brain cells?

No brakes: Bipolar disorder, the new and approved term for manic depressive illness can be thought of as an emotional roller coaster without the brakes. The problem isn't so much with the nerve cells themselves but the coordination of the chemical modulators that control their expression. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a blow to the back of the neck cause brain damage?

Is it ever that a blow to the back of the neck cause brain damage?

Neck injury: The force of impact is an important factor to determine the severity of injury. If you suffer a loss of consciousness including multiple neurological symptoms such as intractable headache, nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, dizziness, passing out spells, or seizure, you should consider a comprehensive neurological evaluation with radiographic studies in order to rule any intracranial injury. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the body to increase the rate at which it releases bile?

Is it possible for the body to increase the rate at which it releases bile?

To some degree: Certain foods are known to stimulate the secretion of bile into the intestines. Generally fatty foods will stimulate this response. If your body did not do this, the fats in your diet would pass through your intestines undigested, resulting in diarrhea, bloating, and gas. ...Read more

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What is the aspect of alcohol that makes it dangerous to take with medication?

What is the aspect of alcohol that makes it dangerous to take with medication?

There may be drug - : Drug interactions such as sedation or respiratory problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to cut a .6mg tablet of colchicine in half and take it that way to lessen the severity of diarrhea from the medication? Or not safe to cut?

Is it safe to cut a .6mg tablet of colchicine in half and take it that way to lessen the severity of diarrhea from the medication? Or not safe to cut?

Probably not: Diarrhea is a common complain in patients taking Colchicine and may sometimes be a reason to stop taking this medication. Furthermore, the standard dose is 0.6 mg and it is questionable if 0.3 mg would be efficacious in a person with normal functioning kidneys. It would be best to talk with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Is there anything that typically causes a lazy eye? Is it the muscle thats the problem or a part of the brain?

Is there anything that typically causes a lazy eye? Is it the muscle thats the problem or a part of the brain?

The interaction of : Both. From birth - ~ 6 years of age, anything that blocks or blurs vision in one or both eyes disrupts the normal development of connections between the eyes & brain, ultimately causing the child's brain to ignore signals from the eye with ?ed vision. The most common reason is misalignment of the eyes. See other causes on http://m.Kidshealth.Org/parent/general/eyes/amblyopia.Html. ...Read more

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What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

Benign myokymia : Usually caffeine, fatigue or stress. Trying to address those factors typically does the trick. In a few persistent cases Botox can be used, but that's rare. ...Read more