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How likely will a stroke lead to death?

How likely will a stroke lead to death?

Depends: Stroke is classified into many different subtypes. Some have a much higher mortality rate than others. As an example, patients with a ruptured aneurysm have a higher rate of death than those with a small ischemic stroke. Questions about individual stroke risk should be directed to your physician. ...Read more

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Can pvcs ever lead to cardiac arrest?

Can pvcs ever lead to cardiac arrest?

PVC's: Single and couplet pvcs majority of the time are benign. Cardiac arrest is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can swallowing anesthesia lead to cardiac arrest?

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Can swallowing anesthesia lead to cardiac arrest?

Which one?: Possible but extremely unlikely depending upon type & amount. ...Read more

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Smoking. Will that eventually cause cerebral thrombosis?

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Smoking. Will that eventually cause cerebral thrombosis?

Contributor: Smoking wouldn't be the only reason why someone could get a cerebral thrombosis but it could definitely contribute to the cause, as dr. Korona said. ...Read more

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Can thumbsucking lead to brain hypoxia?

Can thumbsucking lead to brain hypoxia?

No: Thumbsucking can have adverse affects on your teeth and their alignment, but I am not aware of any risk of brain hypoxia. ...Read more

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Does hypoxia by itself lead to cardiac arrest?

Does hypoxia by itself lead to cardiac arrest?

Potentially: Hypoxia means an inadequate amount of oxygen in the blood. Is can lead to vital organs not receiving enough oxygen to survive. If the heart is starved for oxygen this can lead to ischemia or heart cell death which can cause either failure or an abnormal rhythm which leads to a cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Can a stroke cause permanent damage?

Can a stroke cause permanent damage?

Stroke: Ungortunately yes it can cause permanent damage. It depends on where the stroke is and the size and type of stroke. It can be minor damage or major damage such as paralysis or speech impediment to loss of memory to name a few. I. ...Read more

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Can subluxations lead to death?

Can subluxations lead to death?

Myth / lie: Old-fashioned chiropractors talked about "subluxations" that they would treat by popping the back and that supposedly this would restore health. If anyone is telling you this nowadays or putting you in fear for your health, contact your local district attorney & the chiropractic licensing board. Vertebral bodies may be misaligned but this by itself will not cause serious disease elsewhere. ...Read more

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Does tia's lead to larger strokes?

Yes: Tia happens when blood supply to a certain area of the brain gets cut off temporarily. This causes a neurologic deficit - weakness, numbness, visual deficit or difficulty with speech. While TIA usually resolves, it indicates that there is a problem with your heart or blood vessels that can cause another TIA o stroke. It is heard to predict size of stroke from a tia, but it can certainly be large. ...Read more

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Can an aneurysm lead to stroke?

Can an aneurysm lead to stroke?

Yes: A ruptured aneurysm produces a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which can create local vasospasm and decreased blood flow to areas of brain and resultant stroke. ...Read more

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Can mulitfocal pvcs lead to cardiac arrest?

Yes: If a PVC hits in the wrong area of rhythym ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation can be induced. It is an infrequent occurrence but is possible. ...Read more

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How does sudden fright or shock lead to a cardiac arrest?

How does sudden fright or shock lead to a cardiac arrest?

Adrenaline: A sudden fright or other event can cause a rush of adrenaline (aka epinephrine) that then causes an increased risk of a fatal arrhythmia. This would be vanishingly rare without severe preexisting disease. ...Read more

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Does gallstones lead to death?

Does gallstones lead to death?

Generally not: Gallstones can block the gallbladder, cause an infection which could theoretically lead to death but it would be very rare. ...Read more

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Does scar tissue developed after heart attack can lead to heart failure?

Does scar tissue developed after heart attack can lead to heart failure?

Yes: The area that is scarred does not work and help in the pumping and the heart gets weaker. The scarred tissue also impedes the contraction and makes the pumping even weaker, and it does not conduct electrical current like the normal muscles. The weaker heart, puts out less blood that goes in the heart, hence, the heart failure. ...Read more

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