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- Brain tumors, general
A brain tumor, general, is the mass growth of abnormal cells in the brain. There are different types of brain tumors, some are noncancerous (benign), and some brain tumors are cancerous (malignant). This can begin in the brain or some type of cancer begins in other parts of the body and spreads to the brain. The treatment of brain tumors depends on the location, size and type of tumor. 1. Treatment of brain tumors Read More
- Cystic disease of the renal medulla
Cystic disease of the renal medulla is a serious condition that can cause permanent damage if not treated. Kidney disease is common in older people, but it's important to know what risk factors you may have so that you can get treatment as soon as possible.The risk factors for the cystic disease of the renal medulla include:Age - It seems like people who are older are more likely to get this dis Read More
- Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes insipidus is often mistaken for Diabetes mellitus. This confusion is caused because the signs and symptoms are more or less the same, like increased thirst and urination. Diabetes mellitus is more common than diabetes insipidus. Both these illnesses are totally unrelated. Diabetes mellitus is an illness which has two types, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes insipidus is a whole different illnes Read More
- Diabetes insipidus, neurohypophyseal
Diabetes insipidus neurohypophyseal is a condition where disruptions in water balance are caused. People with neurohypophyseal produce too much urine, which also causes them to be excessively thirsty. People suffering from this condition may get quickly dehydrated if they don’t drink enough water. If proper treatment is not done for the condition, then serious problems may arise for the patie Read More
- Diabetic ketoacidosis (dka)
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a very serious diabetic complication where the body starts to produce high levels of blood acid - ketones. This is a condition where your body is not able to produce enough insulin naturally by the body. The treatments which are currently prescribed for KDA are-Fluid Replacement: Depending on your situation, you will receive fluids to help you rehydrate. This is do Read More
- E. coli
Signs and symptoms of E. coli O157:H7 infection typically begin three or four days after exposure to the bacteria, though you may become ill as soon as one day after to more than a week later. Signs and symptoms include:
Diarrhea, which may range from mild and watery to severe and bloody
Abdominal cramping, pain or tenderness
Nausea and vomiting, in some people
When to see a doctor
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The signs and symptoms of glaucoma vary depending on the type and stage of your condition. For example:
Patchy blind spots in your side (peripheral) or central vision, frequently in both eyes
Tunnel vision in the advanced stages
Acute angle-closure glaucoma
Nausea and vomiting
Halos Read More
- Tylenol (acetaminophen) liver damage
Three clinical stages (phases) of acetaminophen-induced liver injury have been described.
During the first phase, that is, the initial 12 to 24 hours or so after ingestion, the patient experiences nausea and vomiting.
For the next perhaps 12 to 24 hours, which is the second phase or the so-called inactive (latent) phase, the patient feels well.
In the third phase, which begins about 48 to as late as 72 hours after the i Read More