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What Things Affect The Chances Of Getting Necrotizing Fasciitis
Trauma: The most common cause of hemothorax is either blunt (e.G automobile accidents, falls, assault), or penetrating trauma to the chest (knife, gunshot, stabbed by a unicorn or gored by a rhinoceros). Rarely, hemothorax occurs when vessels in the chest are injured in the course of chest surgery or less invasive procedures done to drain fluid from, or biopsy something, in the chest. ...Read more
Low, But Not Zero: Good question.Overall,the chances are low.Why? Because most people who get it are so deathly afraid of getting it again they take meticulous care of their personal and environmental hygiene.But if the person is immunocompromized(e.g.diabetes,HIV,cancer,etc), are extensively scarred,or don't take care of themselves,the chances are much higher.It's more complicated than that,but these are the basics ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the chances of a skin infection(pus in skin,inflamed,painful) developing into necrotizing fasciitis?
Rate Dependent: NecFasc happens fast. By the time your in the hospital, your organs are failing, let alone the actual limb or skin region. It's rare. Very common is cellulitis, carbuncles, erysipelas, all degrees of the same thing, an infection starting at the skin. Then there are abscesses, when the body forms a wall containing pus. They are by far more common, People with Necfasc have hard time getting into ER. ...Read more
Skin infections: Hi ATaylor, cellulitis is a superficial infection of the skin. It is usually treated with antibiotics. It is not a chronic disease. There may be other health problems that can cause it to recur such as diabetes, obesity, poor circulation, steroid use, chronic swelling, open sores, and unclean skin. Addressing those issues should help keep it from coming back. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several: Oral sex, has become a major cause, due to the hpv virus. Hpv has been spreading oral cancer much more rapidly than in years past. Multiple sex partners has been shown to expand the incidence of probability exponentially. Heavy smoking, heavy drinking and an unhealthy lifestyle are also contributors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the likelihood of stress affecting my period? And what are the chances of getting pregnant from pre-ejaculation?
Here are some...: Stress-related period irregularity has been not infrequently discussed, but this odd may widely vary among people due to their different personal tolerance and resilience to cope with stress. As to pre-cum induced pregnancy, it is almost next to zero. But still do HPT in a wk after missing period & repeat it in another wk if the first is (-) & still in doubt for no contraceptive is 100% success. ...Read more
Women over 50: Risk factors include being a woman, especially women ages 50-80. Having very acute taste, food allergies, many dental procedures, traumatic life events & stress. Read more about this rare condition at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462. Hypochondria is the fear of becoming ill. Consider discussing this fear with a health care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incidence of Sepsis: There are about 1.7 million cases of sepsis a year in US (based on 2009 data). Various factors can increase the risk of sepsis. Some of these include advanced age, impaired immune system (either from medication or a disease process), cancer, diabetes, and chronic indwelling catheters (such as urinary catheter). ...Read more
Gallstones: Cholecystitis may be chronic, causing repeat episodes of upper abdominal pain lasting "hours", or acute, causing constant pain which may require urgent surgery to treat. With rare exception, these diseases are due to gallstones, which can be easily diagnosed by a simple ultrasound. This may also be easily treated through out-patient minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me help you: There are some reasons why some body will have multiple rib fractures without trauma, osteoporosis of the bone(weak bone), the other bone cancer (multiple myeloma) and could cancer metastasize from other place(kidney , lung , breast)good luck thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BACK STRAIN NO 4ever: A back strain is just that: a tear in the back musculature due to acute injury. Fortunately muscle strains usually heal very well without any complication. All that is required is rest, ice and/or heat (30 min. On/30 min. Off), back stretches, back excercises, tens unit, physical therapy or chiropractic care. There is a low chance of permanent problem otherwise we all would have 'back issues'. ...Read more
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