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What is the definition or description of: Lead exposure?

What is the definition or description of: Lead exposure?

Lead Exposure: Refers to exposure to lead. Lead can be found in peeling paint chips in buildings built prior to 1978, contaminated soil and water. Soil can be contaminated due to peeling paint and leaded gasoline. Lead in water comes from lead pipes. Lead can be found in Mexican candies and Kohl eye products from India and Middle East. Lead can cause irreversible brain damage. ...Read more

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What is the cause of being induced?

What is the cause of being induced?

Lots of things: Any condition that would make the mother and/or baby safe with the baby outside of the uterus is an indication for induction. ...Read more

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What is the main reason of Ascites?? Is it deadly? or lead to cancer?

What is the main reason of Ascites?? Is it deadly? or lead to cancer?

Belly fluid: Ascites is a term used to describe fluid collecting in the abdomen. it can happen for many different reasons. How "deadly" or bad ascites can be really depends on the reason behind it and whether the fluid in the belly ever gets infected. A common reason fluid builds up is liver disease. This happens because the liver is responsible for making things that keep fluid from leaking. Good luck! ...Read more

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Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles? Is it true. If it is whats is the cure

Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles?  Is it true.  If it is whats is the cure

Protein: Muscles require protein for growth and strength. To avoid deficiency eat a healthy diet rich in proteins and low in sweets and saturated fats. Google or see a dietician to learn about healthy diets. ...Read more

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How is patella-femoral syndrome caused? Is it the result of an injury or is it natural?

How is patella-femoral syndrome caused? Is it the result of an injury or is it natural?

Patellar maltracking: While it can be related to injury or overuse (runner's knee), it is more likely due to structural vulnerabilities such as muscle imbalance or "maltracking". This happens more commonly in women. ...Read more

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What commonly leads to what seems like an increase of aneurysm cases?

What commonly leads to what seems like an increase of aneurysm cases?

Possibilities: Aging population expanding population atherosclerotic risks diabetes, hypertension and better screening and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is behind the treatment of lead poisoning by penicillamine?

What is behind the treatment of lead poisoning by penicillamine?

Binding & clearance: Penicillamine binds with the lead in the body and the combination is more easily cleared in the urine. It must be taken for months to clear the lead enough. ...Read more

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What is the limit of lead poisoning for it to be deadly?

Lead poisoning: Depends. There is no safe amount of lead for humans. All lead is toxic. Children are more suseptable than adults and the lethal level can vary. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lead poisoning?

Chelation therapy: Preventing further exposure and in severe cases treatment with edta to remove lead from the body. Consult the site below for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lead-poisoning/fl00068/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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What is the main cause for poor eyesight?

What is the main cause for poor eyesight?

Many reasons: You must see an eye doctor to determine the specific cause (there are very many) and possible treatment for poor eyesight. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lead poisoning?

What is the definition or description of: Lead poisoning?

Lead level: usually done at 1 year routinely.gives us the level of lead the child is exposed to ..if greater than5 microgram/deciliter can cause silent ireversable brain damage if left untreatec lead is is a heavy metal can damage other body tissues lead is quite commonly seen i many everyday things surrounding the child including paint ...Read more

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What is a cause of delirium?

What is a cause of delirium?

There are many: Delirium is a syndrome that involves confusion, poor attention, disturbance in sleep wake cycles, psychosis and other symptoms. It is most often seen in seeverely ill people who are hospitalized. Drug use and drug withdrawl can also cause it. Sleep deprivation, electrolyte disturbance, low oxygen/glucose etc can cause it. People with dementia and other brain pathology are at highest risk. ...Read more

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What is a possible cause of arteriosclerosis?

What is a possible cause of arteriosclerosis?

Arteriosclerosis: hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, smoking, genetics take your pick ...Read more

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Is hepatomegaly is a cause of fear?

Is hepatomegaly is a cause of fear?

Hepatomegaly: Means enlargement of liver. Its significance depends on severity and how liver function is affected. You must get to bottom of this, because it can mean something serious. Go see a liver specialist if your liver is truly enlarged and your liver function tests are abnormal. ...Read more

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What is the definition of acute opiate intoxication and how can it be the cause of death?

What is the definition of acute opiate intoxication and how can it be the cause of death?

See below: Taking too much of an opiate can cause repiratory depression, stop breathing by decreasing the natural drive to breath located in the brain. Symptoms preceding this may be stupor, can't arouse the person, very tiny or "pinpoint pupils" if suspected call 911 immediately.. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what form of depression is caused by the death of a loved one?

Could you tell me what form of depression is caused by the death of a loved one?

Bereavement vs MDD: There isn't a specific form of depression per se that is "caused" by the death of a loved one. However, a condition called "bereavement" occurs when one develops depressive symptoms in response to the death of a loved one, which acknowledges the normal human response to loss. However, when these symptoms exceed 6 months, an additional diagnosis of depression is often warranted albeit variations. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of death with a tension pneumothorax?

What is the main cause of death with a tension pneumothorax?

Bloodflow: A tension pneumothorax causes death by pushing against the heart and moving it over until it cuts off the blood return to the heart. ...Read more

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What is considered a high level of B6 and what could be the cause other than supplements?

What is considered a high level of B6 and what could be the cause other than supplements?

Kidney function: Vitamin B - 6 (pyridoxal phosphate), like all B vitamins is water soluble and is excreted in the urine from the kidneys. If your kidney function is decreased, this would decrease the excretion of Vitamin B - 6 and threrfore raise the blood level of vitamin B - 6. Your doctor should evaluate your kidney function and make sure that your blood pressure and any blood sugar problems are well control ...Read more