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How is eclampsia treated by the critical care team?

How is eclampsia treated by the critical care team?

Manage symptoms: Intensivists work with the obstetricians in a multidisciplinary, multispecialty collaborative practice team. Major treatment is to treat symptoms and manage preeclampsia. Specific treatment may include control of blood pressure, drugs for seizures. The only real treatment is delivery of the baby; the ICU team helps control the symptoms until the OB believes risk/benefit is in favor of delivery. ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Eclampsia (Definition)

Seizures that occur during a woman's pregnancy or ...Read more


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Will dehydration cease after treating diabetes?

Will dehydration cease after treating diabetes?

Yes, I think so.: It should improve some once the glucose levels are controlled, the body does not need to try to solve the imbalance on its' own. Dehydration is a result of the body attempting to help itself. Between now and the time the diabetes is controlled, make efforts to drink lots of water since dehydration is dangerous. A link: http://www.Diabetes.Co.Uk/dehydration-and-diabetes.Html. ...Read more

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How quick after stroke should treatment start so that a patient can survive?

How quick after stroke should treatment start so that a patient can survive?

Soon: Survival after stroke depends on many factors, mostly on the size of stroke and complications (pneumonia, bleeding etc). Acute therapy for stroke (clot busting medication) should be given within first 4.5 hours of stroke onset. It can potentially help to halt the stroke and improve outcome. ...Read more

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How long after treatment with rituxan (rituximab) will the effects go away?

How long after treatment with rituxan (rituximab) will the effects go away?

Median half life 32d: The median half life of Rituxan (rituximab) is 32 days. It takes approximately 5 half-lives before a drug is considered "gone" from the system. Therefore a median time-period would be 160 days from completion of treatment. Remember measurement of drug in the system is not the same as the side-effect of the drug or the length of time the lymphocyte population is affected. ...Read more

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Will leukemia cause low hemoglobin levels? How quickly does it progress if acute?

Will leukemia cause low hemoglobin levels? How quickly does it progress if acute?

Unlikely: Unlikely acute leukemia, plz see a hematologist. Anemia has many causes at your age most common being iron deficiency. Acute leukemia without therapy is a fatal disease. ...Read more

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Can strep Infection cause BP to spike to stage 1 hypertension level?

Can strep Infection cause BP to spike to stage 1 hypertension level?

No: Infection per se does not elevate BP. And BP elevations of that magnitude can be due to most anything. Note that an isolated reading >140/90 is just that- - an isolated reading. Hypertension is a persistent elevation of BP to levels greater than 140/90. ...Read more

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Can STD symptoms go away before treatment?

Can STD symptoms go away before treatment?

Yes.: In females this is often true. If you think you have an std, get checked because failure to treat can lead to infertility. ...Read more

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To how much extent panic diorder is curable can you become symptom free after treatment if treated earlier?

To how much extent panic diorder is curable can you become symptom free after treatment if treated earlier?

Yes, panic disorder: is treatable and people get better. If a mental health professional is available, that is the person to see. Books and tapes can help, e.g., Claire Weekes "Hope and help for your nerves." Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is chemothery treatment for severe sepsis?

Is chemothery treatment for severe sepsis?

Chemotherapy : Chemotherapy generally refers to anti-cancer treatment. Severe sepsis refers to infectious diseases that have spiraled out of control making the patient very sick, and at risk for dying from the infection. Maybe there was some confusion here talking to the doc? Chemotherapy or "chemo" for short can weaken a patient as a side-effect of treating a cancer, such that infections can arise. Hope ur OK. ...Read more

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How serious is preeclampsia?

How serious is preeclampsia?

Very: You may be surprised to know that nutritional deficiency is a major cause, particularly magnesium. See your ob. ...Read more

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Is chemotherapy treatment for severe sepsis?

Is chemotherapy treatment for severe sepsis?

Confusing question: Chemo uses various toxic substances to target and kill cancer cells. We use antibiotics to kill the germs of sepsis.During severe sepsis we also use medicines to support blood pressure and fluids too support the normal needs of the body.None of these are called chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Severe rebound headaches, can seizures (from birth) remain being treated normally?

Severe rebound headaches, can seizures (from birth) remain being treated normally?

Both can be managed: Both of these conditions can be managed with good outcomes. There are some cases of child hood epilepsy that are difficult to control. These are rare however. For rebound headache, some kind of prevention for headaches is recommended. ...Read more

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How is a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma treated?

How is a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma treated?

Coma: It should be treated in an intensive care unit (ICU) with close monitoring of the blood glucose and other electrolytes (salts) and treatment to slowly decrease the blood glucose. ...Read more

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How quickly can a neurological disease progress ?

How quickly can a neurological disease progress ?

It depends: It depends on the type of the neurological disease process...A stroke can progress fairly fast or acutely, or in parkinson's disease where cells in the brain die off over time , rather slowly. They may also come and go like the relapsing remitting type of multiple sclerosis ...Read more

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Will hypoglycemia symptoms go away if a beta blocker is stopped?

Will hypoglycemia symptoms go away if a beta blocker is stopped?

No: Hypoglycemia symptoms are masked by beta blockers so stopping the beta blockers will actually make hypoglycemia symptoms more prominent. ...Read more

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