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What Are The Long Term Consequences Of A Shattered Pelvis
Taking care of it: The long term effects are just related to caring for it making sure it remains clean, open and free from infection. There is always a risk of bleeding and once removed ( if possible) scarring and narrowing of the airway. Crusting can sometimes be of concern requiring irrigations and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more
Too many: 400 characters will not fit the possible consequences of chronic alcoholism. In brief, it may cause social problems, different accidents, suicide attempts, mva if driving under influence, fights, family and work related issues; financial problems, liver cirrhosis; gastric ulcers, heart failure and many many more. Plus, those who drink usually abuse other things such as IV drugs, benzodiazepines. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the bone and how much weight it has to bear. Those in bone that carry much load may break all the way through and deform, with increased pain, deformity, and other problems. Others may heal with bone or scar and do fairly well. Have an orthopaedist advise you on your particular situation. ...Read more
Many: It would depend on why you are in a wheelchair, what your overall health is and your nutritional status. Being in a wheelchair is goin to cause muscle not used to become weaker and weaker. You may begin to experience breakdown of skin and underlying tissues. You may develop pressure ulcers, pressure neuropathy and general debility. Be as active as your can and keep in touch with your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The long term effects of having cancer as a baby are dependent upon what type of treatment was rendered. Surgery- on what organs, if any. Radiation- on what organs. Chemotherapy- what drugs and how long. Each modality of treatment carries with it its own unique set of both short and long term side effects and risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Supress functions : Bone marrow has many important roles including production of blood cells responsible for immunity, in other blood products. Radiation can suppress normal bone marrow function. It can scar bone marrow. Bone can lose some of its flexibility / tensile strength, so it may fracture easier. Depending on the dose, radiation field, vascularity, there is an a rare but possible complication of necrosis. ...Read more
It take long time to: Heal and some time need surgery.Get a more detailed answer ›
Few if repaired well: Depending on the repair used to treat a traumatic femoral artery injury, long term issues are related to the repair itself and its "patency, " or how long it'll stay open before closing off. Any repair to the blood vessels is subject to scar tissue formation or accumulation of plaque that will cause narrowing. Regular follow up with a vascular surgeon is essential to prevent complete blockages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad: The worst is the damage you will sustain to your brain; hard to measure scientifically but reflected as personality changes that will make you far harder for most good people to like. You have 1 chance in 3 of ruining your liver, which is a wretched way to die, but this & the rest are nothing compared with the loss of enjoyment of most of the other wonderful things life has to offer. You can stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications, but what are they? I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications..Whats considered long term and what are the mo
Get very sick. become infertile, hard to say.
Chlamydia can invade your genital tract and attack your womb & tubes, resulting severe abdominal pain & a hospital treated infection.By attacking the tubes they can render them scarred, so an egg gets hung up half way in (tubal pregnancy=deadly) If both tubes are scarred enough you can become infertile. Timeline varies= the longer the worse the outcome ...Read more
What are the chances of a hairline fracture with no other complications causing long term cognitive problems?Www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17215737
Incomplete: Hairline fracture of what? Bone fractures without injury to underlying structures are simply fractures that heal without complications. Even fractures of the skull without damage to the brain shouldn't cause neurologic damage. If you can re-post with more specific information a n=more specific answer could be offered. ...Read more
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