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What Happens If You Skip Dialysis Appointments
Bad things: If you miss your dialysis appointment, a whole slew of bad things can happen. As dialysis helps in maintaining the proper equilibrium of acids/bases, salts etc in your blood, missing your appointment can lead to an imbalance in your blood. This may lead to fainting, weakness, heart complications, and death! essentially, wherever blood may flow, problems can emerge from those organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Death or disability: The infant vaccines are responsible for the decline of whooping cough and meningitis deaths and disability over several decades.These are often more deadly and more common for infants under 6 months of age.Sadly lots of fake research and anti-vaccine junk science have confused parents. I refuse to allow any parents into my practice that do not vaccinate their infants on schedule.Skip/delay=risk ...Read more
Depends: At the worstit will mess up the timing of your period and you might have bleeding at a time when you do not expecte it then again it might happen. It will not harm you. ...Read more
Nothing: You'll just be wasting a pill, because it has no meal to work on. ...Read more
What happens during the swimming unit at school if you get your period, & you don't wear tampons?
You may get stains: If you wear a pad instead of a tampon, water will be soaked up into your pad and it won't be able to absorb the blood that is coming out so you may get blood on your swimsuit. However, not much blood usually comes out when you're swimming. If you do get blood on your swimsuit, it will come out if you rinse it right away with cold water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Continued infection: You will not have a cure or will have a partial cure and the infections can recurr soon or down the road when you least expect it. You can infect others and spread the infections and you can create resistance by not totally erradicating the TB bug. This is not right for you and certainly not right or fair for those who come in contact with you. Be ressponsible and do the right thing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disaster: Infected teeth with permanent unsightly scars, cavities, abscesses (pain/swelling/bleeding). Infected gums with swelling (slows tooth movement--longer time in braces) or gum ; bone recession (sensitivity, loose teeth) with pain/bleeding/swelling. Poor oral hygiene = bad breath, driving your friends and family away. ...Read more
What happens if you don't know you are pregnant and you continue to take birth control till you find out? Will it harm the baby?
Just don't see it. : A 2009 study suggested an association between the use of birth control pills during the time of conception and an increased risk of low birth weight or preterm delivery. Also, older research suggested that use of certain birth control pills during pregnancy could pose a risk of developmental problems with a female baby's sexual organs, but we just don't see it. Stop them as soon as you know. ...Read more
Etoh: You won't ever suffer an alcohol induced hangover. You won't black out or pass out from alcohol use. You won't be arrested for an alcohol related dui. Oh, look at all the things you will miss out on if you don't drink. In all seriousness, life without alcohol may be much simpler (in a good way). ...Read more
Risky business: Vaccines are studied and approved for use at ages when they can first show effectiveness in providing benefit. The multiple ones given per session are both safe and effective.Delays only delay benefit. Since the whooping cough is most deadly to infants under 6mo, any delay just ads to risk of death.We have had 30 preventable petussis deaths in 2014 due to such delays. ...Read more
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