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What happens if you don't eat for three day straight?

What happens if you don't eat for three day straight?

You tell me: By common sense you will get weak and dehydrated. If overall you are in good health you will survive. Remember or watch those around the world who are starving for weeks or months. ...Read more

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Would there be any permanent damage if you don't eat for two straight days?

Would there be any permanent damage if you don't eat for two straight days?

Probably not: Assuming you are a healthy person, not much can happen with 2 days of fasting, assuming you allow yourself to drink water.

You can live without food for weeks, but only a few days without water. ...Read more

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I have lower left back pains. It hurts to sit in an up right position & I can't stand up completely straight at all. It feels like an internal pain.

I have lower left back pains. It hurts to sit in an up right position & I can't stand up completely straight at all. It feels like an internal pain.

Back pain: This discomfort may be musculoskeletal due to strain/inflammation of lumbar muscle or ligament or spinal spurs or disc problems. It could also be due to left kidney problems including a stone. The former problems would be more affected by motions of the spine. Try rest, warm or cold applications, and,if you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen. See your Physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Why can't I think straight? I got lots of sleep.

Why can't I think straight? I got lots of sleep.

Sleepdeprivation: Although sleep deprivation can cause cognitive problems other causes need to be looked into. Check with your physician for adequate assessment. ...Read more

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Why have a headache for 2 days straight. I didn't fall or anything.

Why have a headache for 2 days straight. I didn't fall or anything.

Many reasons: Weather changes, stress, tiredness, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, infections, and others causes. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that I didn't sleep for 24 hours and more straight?

Could it be bad that I didn't sleep for 24 hours and more straight?

A little bit: Yes. You are about as impaired as if you have a blood alcohol level that's illegal for driving. So don't drive. You might fall asleep at the wheel. Rest as soon as possible. Expect to feel worse after sleeping. That's normal. It will take about 3 days to recover from an all-nighter. ...Read more

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I haven't slept in 3 days straight and im not one bit tired what could this mean?

I haven't slept in 3 days straight and im not one bit tired what could this mean?

Not sure.: Do you feel overly energetic, aggressive, elated, distractable, irritable or agitated? Do you have rapid thoughts moving from one idea to another or rapid speech? Are you finding that you need to be physically active? Sex drive increased? Spending more $? High risk behaviors or using poor judgment. If yes- then please prompt medical eval to rule out mania or hypomania. ...Read more

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Why does my head keep hurting it's been three days straight and it won't stop hurting??

Why does my head keep hurting it's been three days straight and it won't stop hurting??

THREE DAY HEADACHES: Should be evaluated in a "hands on" contact with a Healthcare provider!

Do this as soon as practicable ...Read more

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What should I do if I can't sleep at night. And I sometimes endure 3-5 days straight without sleep?

See your MD: Wow, that's a long time without sleep. Get a ride (don't drive) to your md to try to determine why this is happening. Also, have good sleep hygiene, such as establishing a bedtime schedule, avoiding alchohol, excess food or exercise prior to bed, etc. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for two days straight, I've taken headache meds. But they aren't helping, what can I do?

I've had a headache for two days straight, I've taken headache meds. But they aren't helping, what can I do?

Headaches: If this is the worst headache that you have experienced . Then you may need to see your doctor. Otherwise, most headaches are either tension type headaches or migraine headaches. If they fluctuate with your period then it may be hormonally related. If there are other symptoms like dizziness, visual problems. Weakness, speech issues, then you probably should seek out your doctor. ...Read more

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Extremely heavy menstrual (when I shouldn't) I become shaky throughout my body to the point where I can't get up or think straight. Causes?

Extremely heavy menstrual (when I shouldn't) I become shaky throughout my body to the point where I can't get up or think straight. Causes?

Heavy bleeding : Heavy bleeding can cause anemia which is so severe that your body's ability to carry oxygen to your muscles and brain is compromised. See a doctor immediately. If necessary, call an ambulance now. Be safe and be well. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a terrible pain on my right side and it's especially painful in the mornings.I can't stand up straight properly and it hurts real bad.

Hi, I have a terrible pain on my right side and it's especially painful in the mornings.I can't stand up straight properly and it hurts real bad.

See MD: There are many causes of abdominal pain. If it is the right upper area, gallbladder & pancreatic disease is common. If it is right lower quadrant pain you worry about an appendicitis, UTI, STD or ovarian disease. Sounds like you need to see a physician. ...Read more

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I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

I am having extreme difficulty get up from bed o after sitting for last one month. Surprizingly there isn't any pain when I stand straight or walk.

Muscle weakness: Difficulty getting up from the bed or sitting position to the feet may be an indicator of proximal muscle weakness. The reason for that weakness may vary, but to make the diagnosis, it needs a physical and some labs, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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This isn't medical related, if I am interested in medicine what are the best undergrad schools to go to? I have straight A's in honors and ap classes.

You SURE you wanna?: Are you SURE you want to go into medicine? While grades are impressive, they do little good after 11+ YEARS (no exaggeration) of training, & the additional burdens now placed on doctors — you'll know law, business, & politics as much as medical science. Any undergrad institute that offers pre-med curriculum will suffice; an attached medical school helps, but choose based on where you feel comforta ...Read more

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Have dr appt mon @ teaching hosp. Neuro. Don't feel concerns are being taken seriously. Done my research, have my facts straight. How do I approach dr?

Have dr appt mon @ teaching hosp. Neuro. Don't feel concerns are being taken seriously. Done my research, have my facts straight. How do I approach dr?

Second Opinion: If you feel you are not being heard or listened to then it is time to get a second opinion from another expert. If you do not like the answers you are getting then a second opinion is also warranted to see if the first's answers are valid. ...Read more

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Do sand fleas bite on straight line?

Do sand fleas bite on straight line?

Sand flea bites: Good answer by dr. Eitner. Here is a great photo of sand flea bites: http://www.Bing. Com/images/search? Q=sand+flea+bites+on+humans&qpvt=sand+flea+bites+on+humans&form=igre#view=detail&id=816775b7cc05fc43a65e94533599db2165e34731&selectedindex=1. ...Read more

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Why have i been sick for 4 weeks straight now?

See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a headace for 3weeks straight?

Nope: You need to see your family doc. You need an examination to evaluate your headache. You may need a ct scan or mri, LP or xray. Tumor needs to be ruled out in your age group. ...Read more

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Is military posture or standing up too straight bad?

Is military posture or standing up too straight bad?

Not for short period: Not for short periods but standing for prolonged periods and not moving your leg muscles could cause pooling of blood in your legs ...Read more

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I been nauses for 2 days straight what can cause that?

I been nauses for 2 days straight what can cause that?

See a doc: Could be flu, food poisoning, a neurological problem, oation many other things. If one has persisting nausea for two days it is important to get medical evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Would it be a problem to not eat for 8 hours straight?

Sure: An 8-hour interval between meals is not uncommon. Most people have a longer interval from dinner to breakfast the next day. ...Read more

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What are the effects of staying up for 36 hours straight?

What are the effects of staying up for 36 hours straight?

Being really: Tired and not thinking with full lucidity. There might be some increased signs of cardiovascular stress (heart rate and blood pressure). Not fatal unless driving/operating heavy machinery. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be on your cycle for over one month straight?

No: It is not normal. You should be evaluated for the cause of bleeding, which may include oligomenorrhea, polyps, fibroids, pregnancy... Amongst many others. ...Read more

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What happens if there was a pill that could turn you straight?

What happens if there was a pill that could turn you straight?

No such pill: Exists. But if it did, I'd own stock in the company that makes it... ...Read more

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What is straight back syndrome and how to make the pain better?

What is straight back syndrome and how to make the pain better?

May not cause pain: Straight back syndrome is loss of the normal concavity of the thoracolumbar spine with a narrowed anteroposterior chest dimension, this can compress the heart giving the appearance of a widened heart (pancaked heart). You can have an ejection murmur. The pain may be unrelated to the straight back. ...Read more

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If you eat straight weed, how long would it remain in your system?

If you eat straight weed, how long would it remain in your system?

See below : After a single exposure, marijuana remains detectable for up to 14 days. Eating is irrelevant. The clinical effects of eating may be delayed by am hour, but since marijuana has clinical effects for at least a day, the mode of entry seems less relevant. ...Read more