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Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Please elaborate: Colitis is a non-specific term. There are many types of colitis. Which one do you have? For example ulcerative colitis is associated to many systemic other medical problems. ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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Are breathing issues common with cidp?

Are breathing issues common with cidp?

NOT USUALLY: Cidp differs from guillain-barre, and may well be less dangerous to life and limb. Does typically present with bilateral proximal and distal limb weakness, and some sensory problems, but cranial nerve involvement is inconstant, and respiratory compromise is unlikely, and best considered rare. ...Read more

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Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Rain trigger: Please specify what symptoms occur with rain and resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Yes: Most common associated symptoms related to feeding include regurgitation (ge reflux), emesis, cough, choking, and slow feedings. Infants with laryngomalacia may have a difficult time coordinating suck swallow breath sequence for feeding as a result of their airway obstruction and sometimes have aspiration problems.Treatment of ge reflux and thickening of feedings for aspiration often help. ...Read more

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Can anxitey disorders and colds, viruses or other bugs agrivate each other?

Can anxitey disorders and colds, viruses or other bugs agrivate each other?

Fighting multi-wars: Anything that competes for or depletes your body's resources can leave you less able to withstand another attack or demand. So, you are more vulnerable. Also - your experience of the symptoms may be worse. This is a good reason to avoid, reduce and manage anxiety and live a healthy life style. CBT can teach useful skills. Best! ...Read more

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So, two viruses that can cause reye's syndrome are influenza and vz virus? How many other viruses can lead to reye's?

So, two viruses that can cause reye's syndrome are influenza and vz virus? How many other viruses can lead to reye's?

Hard to say : Vz and influenza virus are the common viruses linked to reye syndrome but strains of adenovirus and the epstein barr virus (mono) have also been cited as triggers. There may be others but the decline in cases makes further research on the disease difficult. ...Read more

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Can skin infections cause problems with gastrointestinal fistula?

Can skin infections cause problems with gastrointestinal fistula?

Not really.: These two things are not really related. It would have to be something exceptionally rare. ...Read more

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What can cause problems with my digestive system?

What can cause problems with my digestive system?

Look at diet first: Whatever goes into your gut affects what happens. Review your diet. If you aren't eating a healthy diet, it's likely you'll have some symptoms. You should be aiming for a diet high in fiber (fruits, veggies, whole grains), low in red meat (notice I didn't say none!); proteins should be lean. Drink lots of water, minimize caffeine (again,I didn't say none!). Get some exercise regularly. How's that? ...Read more

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Can benzos cause respiratory problems to those with no known copd?

Can benzos cause respiratory problems to those with no known copd?

Depends .: Benzos depress the respiration especially when taken in huge quantities causing respiratory arrest however, even a modest amount can cause respiratory depression in compromised lungs like copd. ...Read more

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

Yes: Diabetic patients are much more susceptible to fungal infections from superficial skin infections to gas-producing urinary tract infections to a severe sinusitis. In general though, infection risk in diabetic patients seems to be minimized by proper glycemic control. ...Read more

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What are some GI problems associated with ageing?

What are some GI problems associated with ageing?

Mind & Body: Your brain gets older and you begin to forget & watch out for short term memory loss & forgetfulness. Difficulty in learning & understanding new concepts. Getting stuck in old ways. Senility & alzheimers. Deteriorating sight & hearing. Reaction time is increased, concerns when driving. Physically weaker & less endurance. High blood pressure. Needing fewer calories in diet. Brittle & broken bones. ...Read more

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Can protein deficiency cause problems with the digestive tract?

Can protein deficiency cause problems with the digestive tract?

Absolutely!: The digestive tract has perhaps the highest turnover of cells in the body. One macronutrient no one should be deficient in is protein. At least 50g per day, or 1g per every 2.2 lb of body weight! ...Read more

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Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Depends: I am not sure i understand your question. But if for example a person has a problem in this area there are usually problems in the brain. Therapy is the first place to start but oftentimes like with autism meds can help too. ...Read more

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Could probiotics help with stomach problems such as being treated for stomach problems?

Could probiotics help with stomach problems such as being treated for stomach problems?

Yes: Discuss w your doctor. Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Bifantis, Lactobacillus GG, Bacillus Coagulans, Bacillus Subtilis, Lactobacillus Salivarius are probiotics which can aid digestive problems ...Read more

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Do children with Chronic benign neutrophenia also have problem fighting viral infections or have problem only fighting bacterial infections?

Do children with Chronic benign neutrophenia also have problem fighting viral infections or have problem only fighting bacterial infections?

Bacterial only: Unless there is an additional immune disorder affecting lymphocytes, one would expect a person with chronic benign neutropenia to have more problems with recurrent bacterial infections and be able to respond normally to viral infections. ...Read more