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What Could Be The Cause of My Having High Monocytes, Swollen Glands And diarrhea?

A: There are literally thousands of illnesses which have the symptoms described. Common diagnoses for these symptoms are bacterial and viral infections of the gastrointestinal system. Further information is needed to make an educated guess about the cause of the symptoms. Is there any blood or mucous in the diarrhea? All of the symptoms indicate the presence of an infection. A complete physical exam along with further blood testing should be completed by a medical doctor. These symtoms could be a sign that one may have lymphoma. of course, an infection or virus could be the culprit as well....


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What Could Be The Cause of My Having High Monocytes, Swollen Glands And diarrhea?

A: There are literally thousands of illnesses which have the symptoms described. Common diagnoses for these symptoms are bacterial and viral infections of the gastrointestinal system. Further information is needed to make an educated guess about the cause of the symptoms. Is there any blood or mucous in the diarrhea? All of the symptoms indicate the presence of an infection. A complete physical exam along with further blood testing should be completed by a medical doctor. These symtoms could be a sign that one may have lymphoma. of course, an infection or virus could be the culprit as well....


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Can anybody tell me the true cause of an intestinal infection called c diff?

A: C- diff is a bacterial intestinal infection, that causes diarrhea. It spreads because handwashing is not used properly, those who have C-diff should be placed on contact precautions. Meaning those who visit and come in direct contact with the person should wear gloves and wash their hands after removing gloves, but before touching anything else. C- diff is everywhere, but mainly in hospitals and nursing homes, due to people who are in hopsitals are sick, and older people do not have the immune system to fight it off. Hope this helps C diff causes a severe infection of the colon. It usually happens after normal gut flora is eradicated by the use

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What are causes of weight loss? obviously not eating enough and stress but what else?

A: If you are overlooking eating disorders such as anorexia and bulemia.. Drugs are another cause of weight loss. Drugs that suppress the immune system such as cocaine and methamphetamines will cause weight loss, sometimes rapidly. If you are concerned that a loved one may be on drugs, look for signs such as very Large pupils.. or very Small pupils.. incoherence or hyperactivity. Talk to them and if needed seek help. Hope this angle may be of some use to you. God Bless. Having an overactive thyroid can cause weight loss, where having an underactive thyroid causes weight gain (poor me, I have the underactive one). You can test it by going to doctor and having blood taken, they will put you on medication if something is...


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What Are the Most Common causes of Upset Stomach and Dizziness?

A: Upset stomach and dizziness may be attributed to several different causes. An individual may experience an upset stomach as the direct result of taking certain medications, or may experience stomach discomfort after consuming alcohol or taking recreational drugs. Allergic reactions or food intolerance may also cause stomach discomfort in tandem with dizziness. When fever and upset stomach are present at the same time, however, this is usually due to an underlying illness. Upset stomach and dizziness may also be accompanied by diarrhea, which is also usually due to an underlying illness.. Some people have an adverse reaction to certain medications, such as antibiotics. During the course of...


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What Are causes of Dehydration?

A: Dehydration refers to a medical condition in which a person does not have enough fluids and vital minerals in his or her body. In most cases, people with dehydration experience mild symptoms such as thirst and headaches, but extreme dehydration can result in exhaustion, lowered blood pressure, other severe medical problems, or even death. There are numerous causes of dehydration, including excessive sweating, vomiting, fever, burns, and alcohol intake. One of the most common causes of dehydration is excessive sweating caused by extreme heat, overexertion, or an innate biological condition. Dehydration occurs when people sweat out more fluid than they take in. People...
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What is the cause of death for most swine flu victims? is it the fever? is it the effects on the lungs? what makes it a killer virus?

A: The cause of death for swine flu victims, and for sufferers of influenza in general, is respiratory failure (i.e. the failure of the lungs to oxygenate the blood and to remove carbon dioxide). This can occur despite mechanical ventilation (i.e. a ventilator) if fluid builds up in the lungs such that adequate amounts of oxygen cannot be delivered to the air sacs in the lungs. Frequently the inflammation caused by the virus renders the lungs susceptible to a secondary bacterial infection (pneumonia), which can lead to a systemic inflammatory response (also called sepsis). This causes blood pressure to drop, and organs such as the brain, heart and kidneys are unable...


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What are the major causes of Piles or Hemorrhoids?

A: The major causes of hemorrhoids are diet and straining on the toilet. These two factors are actually linked because eating bad food leads to constipation that will cause the person to strain on the toilet. It was suggested that the Western diet that are rich in processed food and lacks fiber also contributes to developing of hemorrhoids. The design of modern toilet unfortunately encourage straining too. While other people read while sitting on the toilet which adds more pressure to the anal veins. Other factors that lead to hemorrhoids are aging, heredity, bouts of diarrhea, using laxatives. While pregnant women are also prone for this...


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What Are the Most Common causes of Sudden Vomiting?

A: Sudden vomiting occurs when stomach contents are expelled through the mouth, often in connection to a viral infection, a digestive condition, or gastrointestinal illness. Common causes of sudden vomiting include the stomach flu, bacterial illness, and intestinal obstruction. The vomiting may or may not be accompanied by other symptoms, but if it is then it makes diagnosing the cause more accurate. For example, diarrhea, pain in the abdominal area, and nausea often follow sudden vomiting or may occur simultaneously. Identifying each of these accompanying symptoms helps to determine whether the vomiting signals a medical emergency or whether it...


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What Are the Most Common causes of Bloating And Nausea?

A: The most common causes of bloating and nausea are indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, and lactose intolerance. Indigestion, or dyspepsia, is caused by eating certain foods as well as digestive conditions that are already present. Irritable bowel syndrome occurs when the colon is irritated, and it can only be controlled by diet intervention and a change in lifestyle habits. Lactose intolerance is caused by eating dairy products, and the immediate symptoms often include bloating and nausea. In most cases, these conditions can be treated at home and without prescription medications or a doctor’s visit.. Indigestion is descriptive of a number of symptoms that occur...


 
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