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What causes disease and illnesses and body malfunctions?

What causes disease and illnesses and body malfunctions?

Cause of illnesses: There are MANY causes of illness, lifestyle, genes, nutrition, smoking, stress, etc. They combine together to produce imbalance or illness. Most doctor visits are the result of poor lifestyle choices and stress but please continue to be monitored by your doc. Focus on good nutrition, exercise, and stress management. We are not at the mercy of our genes. Lifestyle can help turn them on or off. ...Read more

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Does Crohn's disease affect the entire body?

Does Crohn's disease affect the entire body?

It can: Can effect mouth to anus skin liver spine and joints. ...Read more

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What happens in the body with lou gehrig's disease?

What happens in the body with lou gehrig's disease?

Nerve damage: The disease attacks the motor nerve cell in brain and spinal cord leading to weakness, muscle atrophy, flickering of muscle fibers, tongue atrophy with speech and swallowing problems, and eventual breathing difficulties. We have limited clues to causation, and only one modestly valuable drug, Riluzole. ...Read more

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How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

Breast or bone?: There are two different types of paget's disease. One effects the bones making them appear deformed or misshapen. The other arises in the nipple and initially is localized but may metastasize with advanced disease. ...Read more

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What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

What body organs are affected by hashimotos disease?

All: Once the antibodies decrease the ability to make adequate thyroid hormone all metabolic processes in the body may be affected. ...Read more

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Is diabetes a disease or it effect only other part of body.

Is diabetes a disease or it effect only other part of body.

Yes to both: Diabetes is a couple of diseases that have widespread effects on almost every part of the body. ...Read more

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What congenital disease causes organs to be detached from the body?

I don't understand: I don't understand your question. Do you mean when someone is born without certain organs at all? Or do you mean something like omphalocele or gastroschisis where the abdominal wall does not close up all the way (in utero) and the abdominal contents can be outside the abdomen (but still attached)? ...Read more

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What congenital disease causes organs to be deattached from the body?

What congenital disease causes organs to be deattached from the body?

Confusing question: There is a process where the stomach & intestines do not completely enter the abdomen from their formation area in the embryonic sac. This is called gastroschesis. I no of no other entity where this description would apply. If you are thinking of something else please be more specific of the organs involved. ...Read more

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How does the body acquire active immunity to a disease without getting it?

How does the body acquire active immunity to a disease without getting it?

Vaccination: Vaccination can stimulate body to acquire active immunity to a disease without gettiing it, such as MMR. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my body does not digest corn do I have a cilliac disease?

What does it mean when my body does not digest corn do I have a cilliac disease?

Normal?: If what you are seeing is the outer skin of the corn kernels, you should be aware that no human can to my knowledge digest cellulose, the chemical ingredient in corn kernels' outer shell. Everyone who eats corn will see these in their stool ...Read more

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Are there any congenital diseases that cause organs to not be attached to the body?

Defect: I can recall 1 defect that is close to what u? The signals for formation of the gut may go wrong. It forms outside (but connected) & enters the abdomen to find its normal location. In gastroschesis, the stomach & small intestine may not make it into position & be outside at birth. Without some connection to the body for a blood supply, no organ would form. ...Read more

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How is leptospirosis spread and what part of the body is most affected by the disease?

How is leptospirosis spread and what part of the body is most affected by the disease?

Animal urine: You get leptospirosis from contact with the urine of animals, especially rodents. This may occur with the ingestion of contaminated water, food or soil. The disease starts with a fever, headache, and other flu-like symptoms. After recovering from those symptoms, you can then go on to develop meningitis, kidney failure, and liver damage with jaundice. ...Read more

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Is it one big patch of skin or many small patches of skin distributed over the body with Bowen's Disease?

Is it one big patch of skin or many small patches of skin distributed over the body with Bowen's Disease?

Peculiar question: Bowen's disease is another term for squamous cell carcinoma in situ. It is seen almost entirely on people over 60 and on areas of chronic sun damage. It is also applied sometimes to superficial squamous cell cancer of the nipple. They may be large or small. They may be solitary or multiple. They are readily cured with a variety of easy treatments. In situ means superficial, not invasive, so not a ...Read more

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My sis was diagnosis with MS in her back only, I thought that affected the whole body. How will this affect her since we don't understand the disease?

My sis was diagnosis with MS in her back only, I thought that affected the whole body. How will this affect her since we don't understand the disease?

SPINAL CORD: Some folks have only lesions noted in the spinal cord, and lack lesions in brain. In this case, leg weakness, numbness, and maybe bowel or bladder problems might ensue, but please question the diagnosis, as she might possess neuromyelitis optica, and an nmo antibody study might assist. If it is indeed ms, please start potent disease modifying agent to control inflammation. ...Read more

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How does Kawasaki disease affect the body?

How does Kawasaki disease affect the body?

Autoimmune disease: Kawasaki is a type of vasculitis (autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting blood vessels) that can cause prolonged fevers, arthritis, rash, cracked dry lips, swollen "strawberry" tongue, enlarged neck lymph nodes, coronary artery aneurysms, swelling in hands & feet, skin peeling, extreme irritability, red injected eyes. "Confused" white blood cells become highly active and attack blood vessels. ...Read more

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What does celiac's disease do to a person's body?

What does celiac's disease do to a person's body?

Gut 1st, then.....: Immune reaction to gluten, causes infl in small bowel, loss of villi, loss of absorption, leads to vitamin and mineral deficiency (calcium, iron, d, others). Causes gas, bloat, cramps, diarrhea, fatigue, weakness. May cause joint, neural, liver, fertility, other abnormalities. Untreated, over time, can increase risk for osteoporosis, lymphoma of bowel, esophageal cancer. ...Read more

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What to do to help my body heal from grave's disease?

What to do to help my body heal from grave's disease?

Standard therapy.: Just follow standard therapy, and make sure you take your medication every day as directed. If you have had i-131, most people will eventually require thyroid hormone replacement such as synthroid (thyroxine). Others will be on anti-thyroid medication (ptu, methimazole). Take your medication regularly and have your doc monitor your blood work. It may sound basic, but it works. ...Read more

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What is wilson disease? What is the problem in the body?

Mutated ATP7B: The cells can't transport copper out of their cytoplasm as they should. This cases the complications of liver cell death and cirrhosis, brain damage, and so forth. ...Read more

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What disease besides tmau can cause you to have bad body odor?

Several caused: These include diabetes, liver or kidney disease. People who eat a lot of curry or garlic can also have a problem in. ...Read more

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What are some food-borne parasitic diseases that affect the body?

What are some food-borne parasitic diseases that affect the body?

Ameba and giardia: The most common parasitic illnesses that are food borne in the us are giardiasis and amebiasis. They are mostly acquired during foreign travel. ...Read more

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What diseases (aside from tmau) can cause you to have a body odor?

What diseases (aside from tmau) can cause you to have a body odor?

Body odor: Trimethylaminuria  (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to create antibodies after it is exposed to a disease?

How long does it take the body to create antibodies after it is exposed to a disease?

Several weeks: Antibody production can take several weeks and the first antibodies fall into the category of IgM Immunoglobulins. Several weeks to months after IgM is detected a second category of IgG immunoglobulins is formed. See http://biology. About. Com/od/molecularbiology/ss/antibodies. Htm ...Read more

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If EBV caused a massive reaction for the body to attack its own nerve cells, what diseases are we looking at?

If EBV caused a massive reaction for the body to attack its own nerve cells, what diseases are we looking at?

NOT USUALLY MASSIVE: Not sure what you are looking for, but here's my take on ebv. There is a strong relationship to adult ms (99% have had some infection in past, but 95% of normals also). Of course, it can cause infectious mono, and maybe chronic fatigue. Not clear whether in some cases related to cancers, lymphomas (burkitt's), hematological disorders, and rarely acute neurological events (gbs?)-not proven. ...Read more

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What may cause prickly heat? Is there any possibility that it is a symptom of a worse condition/disease? Or it's just normal adaptation of body?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more