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What is the main cause of runners collapsing during marathon?

What is the main cause of runners collapsing during marathon?

Lack of training: Probably the lack of proper training. You should race the way you train. Biggest mistake is going out too fast. You often end up cramping later on. Also, dehydration, which can lead to cramping. You must learn to hydrate before running and during running. All in the training. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sudden kidney collapse?

What is the cause of sudden kidney collapse?

Cause of AKI: Acute renal failure or acute kidney injury (AKI) can be due to several causes including severe dehydration, bleeding, intake of nephrotoxins (medications or chemicals), obstruction of urine flow from both kidneys (e.g. enlarged prostate, retroperitoneal fibrosis), acute inflammation of kidneys (i.e. glomerulonephritis), infection of the kidneys (i.e. pyelonephritis), and much more. ...Read more

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Could choking someone cause their trachea to collapse?

Not likely: The trachea is a rigid cartilage pipe. You should never choke anyone as it can kill! ...Read more

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Is is possible for your feet to collapse and cause pain.?

Is is possible for your feet to collapse and cause pain.?

Yes: This may be a stress fracture of a metatarsal, or especially in a diabetic, the neuropathy causes weakness of the muscles and the arch falls. A specialist can probably help. ...Read more

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What can cause a lung to collapse?

What can cause a lung to collapse?

Loss of (-) pressure: A collapsed/punctured lung is serious, as it can progress to tension pneumothorax. Once recognized, a chest tube is placed to release the pressure associated with collapsed lung. Any injury that allows positive pressure from the airways or externally into the negative pressured pleural space will start the lung collapsing. Trauma, needle sticks, rib fx, fluid, spontaneous are common causes. ...Read more

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How and what can cause a stomach to collapse?

How and what can cause a stomach to collapse?

Nothing in it...: If your stomach is devoid of contents (acid/secretions, liquid, food, gas, swallowed air), it may appear smaller than when filled. ...Read more

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What would cause your fallopian tube to collapse?

What would cause your fallopian tube to collapse?

Scarring...: Scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur from multiple causes, but one of most common is from a sexually transmitted disease infection. You should see your family practice physician or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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What might cause a punctured lung in danger of collapse?

What might cause a punctured lung in danger of collapse?

-- pleural pressure: Negative pleural pressure, and puncture in the lung causes air to leaks into plural space resulting pneumothorax or air in plural space, then collapse of lung, even moving contents to other side of chest causing dangerous, tension pneumothorax. ...Read more

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What are the chances of lung collapse during a biopsy?

What are the chances of lung collapse during a biopsy?

CT is higher: The risk from a ct guided lung biopsy is approximately 25%. Underlying emphysema would make a collapsed lung more likely. Biopsy of a mass resting against the chest wall would be less likely to cause collapse. I am not sure about the discrepancy between the two answers. I do ct guided lung biopsies all the time, and have the same collapse rates as other docs in my group. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to suddenly collapse?

What could cause someone to suddenly collapse?

Explanation : Thousands of reason. Your question should be more specific. For example, age, previous medical problems, drug use, medications, circumstances of this collapse, as minimum. ...Read more

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What could cause a lung to collapse?

What could cause a lung to collapse?

Injury or luck: Ok, not really luck. Some people are prone to "spontaneous pneumothorax" where the lung collapses on its own. Other reasons include injury, infection. Treatment may include drainage with a tube or even surgery. Treatment options depend on cause, patient symptoms and conditions. More information necessary to properly answer this question. ...Read more

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What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

It's empty: The gallbladder largely functions as a bag that concentrates bile made in the liver. Between meals, bile flows from the liver into the bile duct, and it is "sucked" into the gallbladder where it is concentrated between 8-20 x. When you eat, various stimuli including cck release stimulate gallbladder contaction, and the concentrated bile is then emptied into the small intestine to mix with food. ...Read more

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What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

What causes a person's lungs to collapse?

Varies...: Most commonly it is from either trauma that can result in increased pressures in the chest or rib fractures that tear the lung. The other common source is bleb or bullous disease of the lung. Imagine an overinflated balloon ready to pop. Something causes it to have increased pressure and air then leaks out to cause the lung to collapse. Other reasons can include cancer and bad emphysema. ...Read more

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Can dry air cause a lung to collapse?

Probably not: If by lung collapse you mean a pneumothorax, or air around the lung in the chest cavity, that is usually due to a genetic predisposition, smoking, trauma or sometimes vigorous exercise, to name a few. Another type of lung collapse involves thick mucus that blocks air entry to the rest of the lung, but that only happens in very debilitated patients with advanced lung disease. ...Read more

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My mother had a t racial collapse. What would cause it to collapse? And can it be repaired?

Facial?: What do you mean by racial? Do you mean spinal or facial? Please repost your questions. ...Read more

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Would my spinal fusion cause my lung to collapse?

Would my spinal fusion cause my lung to collapse?

No: I don't believe so but a collapse lung is typical an emergency and needs to be addressed in an emergency room. ...Read more

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Life threatening hayfever - caused lung to collapse, what to do?

Life threatening hayfever - caused lung to collapse, what to do?

Control allergy Sx's: A spontaneous pneumothorax is most common in tall, lanky men in the their late teens who have a "bleb" or "blebs" on their lung tissue. Relating to severe allergy symptoms, the most reasonable scenario in my mind is that sneezing was performed with such intensity that the interthoracic pressures go up precipitously leading to a popped bleb after sneezing and another big drop in chest pressure . ...Read more

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Are vertebral crush fractures caused by the collapse of weakened vertebrae? What causes the collapse?

Are vertebral crush fractures caused by the collapse of weakened vertebrae? What causes the collapse?

Yes: Two variables are bone strength and compressive energy applied the weaker the bone the less energy required to crush vertebra low energy fractures are in weak bone ...Read more

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Can holding your breath too long cause your lungs to collapse?

No: it will increase your strength on it but not to collapse. Remember breathing oxygenates holding too much will not help to get more oxygen ...Read more

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Vein collapse during blood work? Why does this happen?

Vein collapse during blood work? Why does this happen?

Stress: Anxiety, anticipation of pain with needle sticks will energize the sympathetic nervous system, causing vasospasm (shrinking) of veins. Try hydration prior blood work, placing warm heating pad on arm for better success. ...Read more

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Can fibrocystic breasts cause your lung to lung collapse?

No: Fibrocystic changes of the breast are strictly a condition of the breasts and do not affect the lungs. It cannot cause your lung to collapse. ...Read more

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