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What can cause acute diarrhea?

What can cause acute diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea: First define the problem (soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea develops (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals/infections, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on the above. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the nephrotic syndrome cause (exudative) ascites?

Can you tell me how the nephrotic syndrome cause (exudative) ascites?

Protein loss: In nephrotic syndrome there is a loss of protein in your urine. This reduces the oncotic pressure in your blood vessels and fluid leaks out into the soft tissues and sometimes the peritoneal cavity. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is acute respiratory distress syndrome?

Could you explain what is acute respiratory distress syndrome?

ARDS: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ards/basics/definition/con-20030070 for info on ARDS which is described as fluid build up in lung sacs (alveoli). ...Read more

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What drugs can cause saratonin syndrome?

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What drugs can cause saratonin syndrome?

Serotonin syndrome: Several, at high doses, alone or in combination. Some are antidepressants such as ssris/snris/tricyclics/mao inhibitors, opioids such as oxycodone, CNS stimulants such as cocaine/amphetamines, serotonin1agonists such as triptans, psychedelics such as lsd, herbs such as nutmeg & st. Johns wort, & others such as lithium, buspar, (buspirone) depakote, risperdal, zyprexa. ...Read more

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Can nephrotic syndrome cause hyperglycemia? It if does, what's the mechanism?

Can nephrotic syndrome cause hyperglycemia? It if does, what's the mechanism?

Ideas: If your nephrotic syndrome is due to diabetes, as it sometimes is, this is your answer. If you are being treated for nephrotic syndrome with a glucocorticoid that impairs glucose tolerance, this can explain it. If your kidneys are beginning to fail, there may be some mild glucose intolerance. Only your physician can sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause acute hemoptysis?

What can cause acute hemoptysis?

Several things: The most common reason would be infections. Also of big concern would be cancer. For that reason, people with hemoptysis should see their doctors. Other reasons you could have it include nose bleeds that look like hemoptysis as well as bleeding from the esophagus or stomach. ...Read more

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What can cause serotonin syndrome in a newborn?

What can cause serotonin syndrome in a newborn?

See below: In a newborn, the only possibility is medicines in the mother at high doses prior just prior to birth. Antidepressants, pain relievers like demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) ultram, flexeril, saint john's wort, medicines for migraines like "triptans", or street drugs like ecstasy, Cocaine and amphetamines can all cause the syndrome. So if the mom was on any of these prior to birth, the syndrome could occur. ...Read more

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What can cause conn's syndrome?

What can cause conn's syndrome?

Cause of Conn's: 37F from PA "what causes Conn's Syndrome?" Classically due to adrenal adenoma making excess aldosterone. Aldosterone and eating too much salt causes high BP, later low K, cramps, weakness, having to get up at nigh to pee many times, arrhythmias, brain fog, headache. I recommend DASH eating plan: lo Na/hi K improves Sx. I specialize in Conn's. Go to hyperaldosteronism at Yahoo 1,300 like you there ...Read more

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What is muscular ache in acute retroviral syndrome?

What is muscular ache in acute retroviral syndrome?

Please see reference: Acute retroviral syndrome immunopaedia.Org.Za/index.Php?Id=475 acute retroviral syndrome is the effect of an immune response to a primary infection of hiv-1 or hiv-2. This acute phase of infection lasts for as long as the immune ... ...Read more

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How can hypertension causes acute coronary syndrome?

How can  hypertension causes acute coronary syndrome?

Usually not: A hypertensive spell can cause aortic or coronary acute dissection, but commonly atherosclerosis is the cause of heart attacks - acute coronary syndromes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that long qt syndrome can be cause of sudden infant death syndrome?

Is it possible that long qt syndrome can be cause of sudden infant death syndrome?

YES: This is an ekg diagnosis and it means that there is an imbalance in the sympathetic (autonomic/automatic) innervation of the heart from the left stellate ganglion (the machnery that delivers control messages to the heart).. This important info was published years ago. It may respond to vitamin therapy and a more appropriate diet. See a nutritionist doctor. ...Read more

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Can you explain what is samter's triad syndrome?

Can you explain what is samter's triad syndrome?

Sampter's triad: "sampter's triad" or "triad asthma" is asthma that occurs in combination with Aspirin (or other nsaid) allergy and nasal polyps. It is believed that this condition results from an abnormal production of leukotrienes(inflammatorymediators /bronchoconstrictors). Many persons with this condition respond well to treatment with leukotriene blockers (singulair) or inhibitors (zyflo). ...Read more

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Does pickwickian syndrome usually cause many symptoms?

Does pickwickian syndrome usually cause many symptoms?

Yes: Shortness of breath, difficulty falling asleep and staying awake, and eventually lower extremity swelling (edema) and eventually right heart failure progressing to death. ...Read more

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What exactly is sars(severe acute respiratory syndrome?

What exactly is sars(severe acute respiratory syndrome?

Novel coronavirus in: Sars or severe acute respiratory syndrome was an explosive outbreak of adult respiratory distress syndrome that started in hong kong in 2003. Within weeks of the outbreak it was determined that sars was caused by a novel coronavirus. It was found that this virus infected civets and horseshoe bats which were the zoonotic natural resevoirs. ...Read more

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What could cause dialysis disequilibrium syndrome?

What could cause dialysis disequilibrium syndrome?

Dialysis Problems: This usually happens when a person is first placed on hemodialysis. There are two theories as to why this happens. This link will take you to a very thorough explanation of these theories: http://www.Kidneydoctor.Com/equilib.Htm. You need to read this slowly to get the full picture of dss. ...Read more

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Is it possible that long qt syndrome can be the cause for sudden infant death syndrome?

Is it possible that long qt syndrome can be the cause for sudden infant death syndrome?

Possibly QT: Sids is really just a term that means we really don't know what happened to your baby. It is indeed plausible that long qtc could be a cause, but it is certainly not the only one, because infants who have had ekg's for other reasons have gone on to die with "sids". Heart arrythmias are likely just one subset of things that may cause someone of any age to die suddenly. Be aware of family history. ...Read more

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How can acute pancreatitis cause adult respiratory distress syndrome?!

How can acute pancreatitis cause adult respiratory distress syndrome?!

Difficulty breathing: Acute pancreatitis can instigate an overwhelming inflammatory response that can severe inflammation of the lungs causing lung damage. The lung damage can be so severe which leads to a bad case of shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of this syndrome?

Need More Info: I need more information to understand your question. Please ask the question using specific information about the syndrome you are asking about. ...Read more

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What causes acute immune deficiency syndrome?

What causes acute immune deficiency syndrome?

HIV: I think you mean "acquired, " not "acute." the cause is HIV infection. ...Read more

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How can hypertension causes acute coronary syndrome?

Usually not: A hypertensive spell can cause aortic or coronary acute dissection, but commonly atherosclerosis is the cause of heart attacks - acute coronary syndromes. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to have hyper homocysteine, acute cva and carpal tunnel syndrome at an early age?

What could cause someone to have hyper homocysteine, acute cva and carpal tunnel syndrome at an early age?

Depends: Micronutrient deficiencies as well as genetics can play a part. More info on: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2013/08/homocysteine.Html. ...Read more

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Could frequent / multiple surgeries cause compartment syndrome anterior tibialis? Is it possible to have had this and it not be acute? Any treatments

Could frequent / multiple surgeries cause compartment syndrome anterior tibialis?  Is it possible to have had this and it not be acute? Any treatments

Yes, but...: Really need more info. There is something called exercise induced compartment syndrome that is a chronic problem, but if he multiple operations were on the leg, or associated with prolonged periods of low blood pressure or an aortic aneurysm or dissection, it could happen anyway. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can acute pancreatitis cause adult respiratory distress syndrome?!

Difficulty breathing: Acute pancreatitis can instigate an overwhelming inflammatory response that can severe inflammation of the lungs causing lung damage. The lung damage can be so severe which leads to a bad case of shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Can peritonael dialysis cause infection at abdomen then sudden death as acute coronary syndrome?

Can peritonael dialysis cause infection at abdomen then sudden death as acute coronary syndrome?

Multiple risks: Many dialysis patients are diabetic, hypertensive, anemic, frail and an added infection can impact badly. The dialysis catheter sites can be infected and lead to sepsis systemically with fever, low blood pressure etc. Many of these folks do have atherosclerosis and unidentified coronary disease that can act up! ...Read more

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Why does a heroin overdose cause acute respiratory distress syndrome (ards)?

Why does a heroin overdose cause acute respiratory distress syndrome (ards)?

Possible: Vomiting and aspiration can cause ARDS and is the most frequent cause in heroin od. Sometimes direct toxicity from adulterants in heroin can cause an acute lung injury. ...Read more

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How could a heroin overdose cause acute respiratory distress syndrome (ards)?

Leak: Heroin itself, as well as the many substances used to "cut" the heroin (think of it like the drug dealer watering down the drink, only ts the heroin being diluted, usually with talk, but any white powder, even bleach) can all cause direct injury the lung's blood vessel and lining, resulting in leak of plasma and fluid into the lung. This is exactly what ARDS is, pulmonary edema from leaky vessels. ...Read more

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What can cause conn's syndrome?

Cause of Conn's: 37F from PA "what causes Conn's Syndrome?" Classically due to adrenal adenoma making excess aldosterone. Aldosterone and eating too much salt causes high BP, later low K, cramps, weakness, having to get up at nigh to pee many times, arrhythmias, brain fog, headache. I recommend DASH eating plan: lo Na/hi K improves Sx. I specialize in Conn's. Go to hyperaldosteronism at Yahoo 1,300 like you there ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of cotard's syndrome?

What are the most common causes of cotard's syndrome?

Varies: This is a neuropsychiatric disorder most often coexisting with other psychiatric diagnoses like bipolar or schizophrenia.It can also follow head trauma or general accident. It is very rare. The afflicted believe they are either dead (deny living) or believe body parts are missing ( deny vital organs) antidepressants, anti-psychotics, mood stabilisers and electric shock are used successfully. ...Read more

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What causes down syndrome?

What causes down syndrome?

DNA defects: Chromosome 21 seems to be the cause. Two most common types are trisomy 21 where ther is an entire extra chromosome in each cell. The other is translocation where only an extra piece of the chromosome is found. It can be an isolated defect or an inherited defect. Rare exotic forms include polyploidy and haploid forms and chimeras. Sorry you asked? ...Read more

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What is patau syndrome cause?

What is patau syndrome cause?

Non-disjunction.: The majority of cases of the lethal patau or trisomy 13 syndrome are caused by nondisjunction (47, +13) related to advanced maternal age. Robertsonian translocations of either parent can increase the risk for that couple, although most affected embryos die in utero. ...Read more

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What causes premenstrual syndrome?

What causes premenstrual syndrome?

Exact cause unknown: But it seems related to fluctuating level of hormones including estrogene and Progesterone ...Read more

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What causes premenstrual syndrome ?

What causes premenstrual syndrome ?

Unclear: Although the exact cause of premenstrual syndrome is unknown, we do know how to treat it. Ssri antidepressants like zoloft (sertraline) and Prozac can be very helpful. Hormone replacement has also be shown to be helpful. ...Read more

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What is causes of precordial catch syndrome?

What is causes of precordial catch syndrome?

Precordial catch : Precordial catch syndrome is a benign condition seen in children and adolescents that can mimic a heart attack. Taking deep breaths can cause precordial pain and can last for up to 30 minutes. ...Read more

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What could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome?

What could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome?

The condition itself: Seretonin syndrome could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome. Your question is sort of like asking what causes the symptoms of a hart attack. Well, a hart attack, for one. I encourage you to put some effort into rephrasing your question in such a way that you post the question you actually want answered. ...Read more

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