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What part of the body gets affected most in osteoarthritis?

What part of the body gets affected most in osteoarthritis?

Most used: Any part of part that has frequent repetitive motion can eventually develop osteoarthtrits. Especially if you are 50 years or older. ...Read more

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What is the initial number of rhinovirus particles in the body before the infection starts?

What is the initial number of rhinovirus particles in the body before the infection starts?

That is: an impossible question to answer because there is no way to quantify the minimum viral particles necessary for infection. In any case, since host factors are critical in determining the vulnerability to infection, the answer would vary . ...Read more

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Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is considered, this is an entirely different condition that affects fluid and electrolyte balances in the blood stream, muscles and the body's organs. ...Read more

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What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities? It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs

What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities?
It first started with the arms and is now  in the anterior part of the legs

Multiple: There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated, feel better. ...Read more

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If the immune system mediated an aggressive attack on the whole peripheral nervous system and killed the entire nerves of the body what are symptoms ?

If the immune system mediated an aggressive attack on the whole peripheral nervous system and killed the entire nerves of the body what are symptoms ?

Death: Although i just answered your question, important to understand that this would involve a rare progressive irreversible anaphylactic allergic reaction, and this really affects numerous organ systems. However, consider that there are chronic immune disorders that attack peripheral nerves (cidp), and nerves in central brain and spinal cord (ms). This is almost never an all or none situation. ...Read more

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Is the hives over the body and hand is symptomps of pregnancy ?

Is the hives over the body and hand is symptomps of pregnancy ?

No: Though hormones have been shown to affect hives, no, Harish, hives are not a reliable indication of pregnancy. I have seen certain women get hives during pregnancy, though. I would ask her to be careful with taking medicine if she is pregnant, especially if she is in the early stages. ...Read more

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Is constant muscle twitching all over the body a symptom of early HIV infection?

Is constant muscle twitching all over the body a symptom of early HIV infection?

No: That is s non-specific finding and does not indicate any one specific disease process. If it is persistent i would go see your doctor for a full physical exam. ...Read more

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What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

Benign myokymia : Usually caffeine, fatigue or stress. Trying to address those factors typically does the trick. In a few persistent cases Botox can be used, but that's rare. ...Read more

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Excluding back injuries, which part of the body is most common to get injured?

Excluding back injuries, which part of the body is most common to get injured?

Injuries: Not to get too cute, but probably the mind. Emotional trauma of one sort of another effects a huge part of the population worldwide. ...Read more

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What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?

What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?

not sure: Not sure i understand the question. Do you mean like a disconnection syndrome? Maybe try rephrasing your question. ...Read more

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Can numbness and tingling in the whole body be the only ssymptom of brain tumor?

Can numbness and tingling in the whole body be the only ssymptom of brain tumor?

Basically no: Brain tumors can produce sensory stuff but it's always more or less localized. Do you think you might be hyperventilating? Have you had a chemical profile? ...Read more

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What is the name of the disorder of the liver could result in excess vitamin B12 in the body?

What is the name of the disorder of the liver could result in excess vitamin B12 in the body?

Cirrhosis: Cirrosis, chronic hepatitis, may cause artifically elevated B12 as the liver store vit B12 and also prodcue the proteins that bind vit B12 in the blood. If the liver is sick, it can not produce the binding proteins and when measured vit B12 appears as it is elevated, as only the un-bound form of vit B12 is measured. ...Read more

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What is the typical age at which the first signs of vascular dementia appear?

What is the typical age at which the first signs of vascular dementia appear?

That depends on: How severe the underlying cardiovascular disease is. But the "typical" age would be 50 or over. ...Read more