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I want to know if Uremia in Renal Patients also produces

I want to know if Uremia in Renal Patients also produces Ammonia. What are the differences between the 2; also if a person has Renal Failure, is their Liver affected as well? Do they also produce Ammonia from the liverI would like a detailed explanation of the pathophysiology please; I know Uremia is not the same as Ammonia, but are they produced together?

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My uncle is 80 and has acute bronchitis. You have been very

My uncle is 80 and has acute bronchitis. You have been very helpful in the past helping me in the past with other illnesses in my family. Could you please explain acute bronchitis to me and please explain why the differential diagnoses of Asthma, pneumonia,bronchiolitis, bronchiectasis, infection with B. pertussis, Chronic lung disease, and foreign body aspiration would be ruled out. He had a cough for 2 weeks and 2 days before he went, it became a mucous cough slightly discolored, no fever, chills, or weakness.History of controlled High blood pressure for 10 yrs. Doesn't smoke or drink; on takes High blood pressure med. (It is well-controlled 140/85) Lisinoprol 10 mg po daily. Xray revealed no fluid in lungs. That is all the doctor told my aunt and she is confused.

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What's the difference between cocaine induced neuropathy

What's the difference between cocaine induced neuropathy vs prescription induced neuropathy (ciprofloxacin)?

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can septic shock do any damage to your heart

can septic shock do any damage to your heart

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My name is***** I was in New Product

My name is***** was in New Product Development for Motorola, Inc for 17 years. My concern now are concussions caused by "heading the ball" in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States. I know of one company that makes a protective head piece, but I feel that this head piece should be enhanced to make it even more effective against any possible concussion. This product mainly covers the forehead, sides and back of the head. It does not protect the top of the head. Isn't it true that top of the head is just as susceptible to concussions as is the sides and back of the head? Please repond to me and thanks in advance. Sincerely, ***** *****

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Dear Doctors, I am a first year international biology student.

Dear Doctors,I am a first year international biology student. I have a question, what I amtrying to figure out. If anyone could help me understand this I would greatlyappreciate it.Question1: Metyrapone testNormally the metyrapone test will cause the deoxycortisol levels to rise, butin cases of Cushing's syndrome they may not. What does this failure to respond inthe metyrapone test indicate about ACTH secretion and what might cause thisThank you.Sincerely,Evafailure?Question 2: Dexamethasone Suppression test:I know that in patients suffering from depression very often the low dose treatment has no effect, while the high dose suppresses cortisol secretion. In some, but not all forms of Cushing's syndrome, both low and high dose of treatments fail to bring cortisol down. But, what do these varying response patterns tell me about what is happening to control of the adrenal in these different disease states, and why do some Cushion's syndrome patients respond to high dose of dexamethasone, but others do not?

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A 57-year-old Wall Street broker has been suffering from intermittent

A 57-year-old Wall Street broker has been suffering from intermittent constipation and diarrhea for several months. He complains of abdominal pain and a feeling of fullness. He has been taking Metamucil to add fiber to his diet and to have regular bowel movements, without consulting a doctor as he is too busy. After noticing that his feces are black in color for the last several days, he goes to see a doctor.What additional tests will the doctor order? List two possible clinical diagnoses. Explain your answer. What are some possible treatments for each of the diagnoses? Assignment for my human pathophysiology class, need to be two to three pages long.

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I need to know what Respiratory Abnorm NEC is can you help me with this? SS=dyspnea on exertion

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What is the difference between Emphysema and Bronchiactesis

What is the difference between Emphysema and Bronchiactesis pathophysiologically?Freshman Medical Student.

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