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Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Many: Overdose of Aspirin can cause bleeding from ulcers or platelet dysfunction and bleeding in many places, can cause kidney dysfunction and an initial rapid breath to get rid of acid and the failure of that mechanism leads to metabolic acidosis, renal and respiratory failure. It can cause ringing in the ears. That is why even the commercial advocating use of Aspirin as a regular pain med scares me. ...Read more

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What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

Many: Many parts of the body are affected by cirrhosis. The more important parts include the following: brain - cirrhosis can cause confusion or "encephalopathy." esophagus - cirrhosis can cause varices which can bleed. Abdomen - cirrhosis can cause abdominal swelling or "ascites." liver - cirrhosis can cause cancer of your liver. Muscles - cirrhosis can cause "muscle wasting" or weakness. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are affected by bell's palsy?

What parts of the body are affected by bell's palsy?

Facial nerve: Bell's palsy is defined as unilateral (one side) paralysis of the seventh cranial nerve, which controls facial movement. Patients have droopy face on that side. There may also be loss of taste and more sensitive hearing on same side. ...Read more

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Lymphoblastic lymphoma. What can u tell me about it? Exactly, what parts of the body are affected by this cancer?

Lymphoblastic lymphoma. What can u tell me about it? Exactly, what parts of the body are affected by this cancer?

It is a rare type of: An uncommon type of lymphoma, it usually affects young adults, and it causes enlarged lymph nodes in the chest(mediastinum area) and often has lymphoma cells circulating in the blood, just like a leukemia. It is rapidly progressive cancer which requires urgent treatment because it is often curable if treated promptly and treated by an experienced oncologist.. ...Read more

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What is the safest test/procedure to find what parts of body are affected by bulg.disc, stenosis ,pinched nerves in cervical spine?

What is the safest test/procedure to find what parts of body are affected by bulg.disc, stenosis ,pinched nerves in cervical spine?

MRI/EMG: MRI is the gold standard to assess soft tissue in the spine. To localize and prognosticate a compressive neuropathy, an EMG/nerve conduction study is safe, sensitive, and specific. These tests are often performed together and get the most useful information for physicians to determine best next steps, i.e., conservative management versus surgery. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

Totally depends on : type: septic, hemorrhagic/hypovolemic, cardiogenic, anaphylactic, neurogenic, metabolic, pulmonic. The end commonality in all is that you get vascular dilation so severe that the blood pressure ultimately bottoms out and you don't get perfusion to critical organs causing multi organ system failure. In the ICU we give patients pressors to maintain their BP. The brain & heart take the biggest hits. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Many parts: Since diabetes can damage blood vessels, almost any part of the body can be affected by diabetes. Common complications include the eyes (diabetic retinopathy, cataract, and increased risk for glaucoma), peripheral neuropathy, heart disease, kidneys, increased risk for stroke, problems with skin and mouth healing, poor blood flow to feet leading to damage, worsens osteoporosis, and hearing problems. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

All: Bulimia sometimes is associated with inducing vomitting and laxative use. These may result in loss of your body electrolyte which in turn could affect your heart and other organs. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are most affected by unhealthy foods from mcdonalds?

What parts of the body are most affected by unhealthy foods from mcdonalds?

All parts: Mcdonalds is equally unhealthy depending what you order, how often and how much. Clogging your arteries to the brain could end with a stroke. Clogging the arteries to the heart could be a heart attack. Enjoy mcdonald's once a month in moderation. And walk before and after.See your doctor too. That is best advice. ...Read more

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I have dupuytrens contracture, which parts of my body will be affected?

Hands, but related: to a genetic familial disease, that is a progressive thickening of the fascia, a tough fibrous layer of tissue in the palm, Dupuytrens starts as nodules and can progress to cords causing joint contracture in the hand. http://handctr.com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.html In the foot is called Lederhoes and in the Penis Peyronies, but those are not in the hand. Only the hand is actually called dupuytren ...Read more

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