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What Are The Long Term Affects Of Lack Of Oxygen To Legs In Emphysema
Bad: Lack of oxygen in emphysema is general and not localized to one part of the body. Most critical and sensitive parts are brain and heart. If there is additional poor circulation to the legs, lack of oxygen will contribute to leg cramps, leg pain, nerve damage, poor wound healing and gangrene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
Oxygen delivery: Lack of oxygen to any part of the body from any cause may cause ischemia. This causes the cells to do their work via alternate pathways. This causes Lactic Acid buildup pain and eventually cell death. Claudication is a term you may have heard when there is poor circulation to the legs causing pain. The poor circulation reduces the amount of oxygen delivered. ...Read more
Possibly: It depends on the severity and length of deprivation. ...Read more
4 minutes or more: In the event of a full blown cardiac arrest there can be brain damage in as little as 4 to 5 minutes without circulation at normal body temperature. If the body had been cooled by submersion in cold water it could be much longer. Less severe lack of oxygen will take longer to produce brain damage. ...Read more
I have a long but skinny member. Is this normal, lack of oxygen? Is there a way I can make the ratio more proportional? What's out there to utilize?
Sorry: Don't understand what you mean by "member". Ratio of what? Please rephrase your question if you want an answer. ...Read more
No there is no evide: No there is no evidence to support this. It happens in near death experiences, sometimes spontaneously, and sometimes with physical and mental trauma, dehydration, sensory deprivation, sensory overload, use of psychedelic drugs, or dream like state. But lack of oxygen is not the cause. ...Read more
No there is no evide: No there is no evidence of it. ...Read more
Not good...: If you "black out" from lack of oxygen, it means your brain in not getting enough oxygen. It could also mean integer organs are not getting enough oxygen, like your heart, kidneys, liver, etc. You need to find out why you don't have enough oxygen and get treatment, which may include supplemental oxygen, if needed. ...Read more
Many things.,,: Hypoxia refers to a decreased level of oxygen in the body. Many conditions can result in hypoxia including, but not limited to, lung conditions like acute asthma, copd, pulmonary embolism, etc., cardiac conditions like congestive heart failure, acute mi, valve abnormalities, etc., musculoskeletal conditions like als, diaphragmatic paralysis, etc. Hypoxia can lead to anxiety! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not a problem: The front of the eye gets its oxygen directly from the air. Contact lenses can diminish this but modern designs minimize this problem. If you are having trouble getting oxygen to the back of the eye, then you have a major circulatory system problem which needs cardiac attention. ...Read more
Mama was in an accident and left brain damaged due to lack of oxygen 2 years ago. Will she ever be mama again?
The chances are poor: After 2 years it is unlikely there will be much further improvement in cerebral function after an anoxic event. However where there's life there's hope. ...Read more
Does blood still flow through a dead testicle? Also what makes a the testicle dead? Lack of oxygen? Can you still feel pain on the testicle?
Here are some. ..: The ending result of complete shut-off of blood supply by testicular torsion is a dead testis, which will resolve in time through its necrosis / liquefaction followed with body reaction by mobilizing white blood cells & "enzymes" to "digest" such dead tissue. However, if infection superimposed, such necrotic soft dead tissue will become abscess requiring timely surgical removal. Detail? Ask Doc. ...Read more
Hypoxia, is a condition in which the body as a whole or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. It is classified into 4 groups: - hypoxemic - oxygen is low - anemic - decreased ability for hemoglobin to carry oxygen. - ischemic - decreased blood flow. - histotoxic - oxygen is reaching the cells, but the cells are unable to ...Read more
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