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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypovolemic Shock (Definition)

Hypovolemic shock as the name implies is a shock state due to low circulating intravascular volume. This could be hemorrhagic, due to blood loss or non-hemorrhagic due to profound dehydration from fluid loss such as vomiting, or diarrhea , burns or poor oral intake. Treatment starts with large volume intravenous fluid replacement and correction ...Read more


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Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Not usually: Cll is often a disease without symptoms. Most people are diagnosed with an elevated blood count. Nausea can be seen when the disease is very advanced. If a patient with cll has vomiting they need a complete revaluation. ...Read more

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Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Bowel vs Prostate: Usually the prostate problems cause retention of urine or disorders or urination but the sensation of incomplete bowel evacuation may be related to colon problems. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in stool (good amount, but periodically occurs) and painful bowel movements often. Is this a serious issue or a lack of good diet? Uti history 2

Blood in stool (good amount, but periodically occurs) and painful bowel movements often. Is this a serious issue or a lack of good diet? Uti history 2

Serious issue: Blood in stool is a serious issue and you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. It may be as simple as hemorrhoids, but you should have it checked. ...Read more

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Is constipation a sign of the stomach flu?

Is constipation a sign of the stomach flu?

Usually the: opposite. One would be more likely to see loose and freuquent stools with viral gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Why is vomiting a symptom of a shunt malfunction?

Why is vomiting a symptom of a shunt malfunction?

Well: Increased intercranial pressure in someone's brain tends to cause nausea and vomiting. For specific diagnosis and treatment consult your neurologist or physician ...Read more

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Describe the features of a cardiac output problem.?

Describe the features of a cardiac output problem.?

Poor heart pumping: This is when the heart is unable to pump out enough blood. This can be caused by many things, including scarring of the heart after a heart attack, valve problems, infections, and other causes. ...Read more

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Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Can be. : Along with several other symptoms. You need to confirm as it can be from something else. ...Read more

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What is a normal frequency of bowel movements?

What is a normal frequency of bowel movements?

Usually 1-2 per day.: There is quite a bit of variability, but 1-2 bowel movements per day is typical. If yours are less frequent, you may need to drink more water each day (8-10 glasses) or increase your intake of fruit & vegetable fiber. Finally, if you still have problems, see your doctor to make sure there are no other relevant intestinal issues. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea always more of a symptom of inflammatory bowel disease or can constipation be the main symptom?

Is diarrhea always more of a symptom of inflammatory bowel disease or can constipation be the main symptom?

Usually diarrhea...: Ulcerative colitis starts in the rectum, progresses up; hallmark is diarrhea, often bloody. May have tenesmus ("dry heaves of the rectum")-urge to go, but not much to show for it. Crohn's disease usually has diarrhea, but not always-depends on location and extent. May present with pain, fever, weight loss, lack of growth in kids. Crohn's can cause narrowing, strictures in bowel. ...Read more

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Is abdominal pain a symptom of hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state?

Is abdominal pain a symptom of hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state?

Can be: But hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state is a medical emergency. If there is any consideration, check your blood sugar immediately and contact medical assistance of some sort. ...Read more

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Tachycardia is an early sign of low cardiac output that occurs because of what?

Tachycardia is an early sign of low cardiac output that occurs because of what?

Not necessarily: Tachycardia can happen for dozens if not hundreds of reasons, not necessarily just from low cardiac output. In fact, that may be the least likely cause. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a symptom of urinary track infection?

Is diarrhea a symptom of urinary track infection?

Possibly: but usually the classic symptoms would be urinary burning, frequency, urgency, with change in color or odor of urine. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination a sign of benzodiazepine withdrawal?

Is frequent urination a sign of benzodiazepine withdrawal?

No: I have not heard of urinary frequency being a side effect of benzodiazepine withdrawal. However urinary frequency is often a sign of overactive bladder or nervous bladder ...Read more

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Is stooling and vomiting a sign of pregnancy?

Is stooling and vomiting a sign of pregnancy?

Nausea ; vomiting : Can be seen w pregnancy but are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Please take pregnancy test if your period is late. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint >>. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination a sign of dehydration?

Is frequent urination a sign of dehydration?

Dehydration: Frequent urination can cause dehydration, if fluid is not administered to replace that lost in the urine. If a person has normal kidneys, they try to conserve water in a dehydrated state. The result, in this case, is a small amount of concentrated urine is eliminated by the dehydrated person. ...Read more

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Are fevers considered a symptom of emotional shock?

Are fevers considered a symptom of emotional shock?

Fever: This would be rather unusual, but not impossible, although I am not at all sure what you mean by "emotional shock". Generally psychiatric conditions in which fever occurs may have underlying organic illnesses as their cause. My advice would be to see an infectious diseases expert if the fever persists. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (which carries oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and ...Read more


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