Cardiac Tamponade risks
Cardiac Tamponade

  • The symptoms of pericarditis are generally sharp and made worse by deep breathing. Sharp chest pain occurs when the inflammed pericardium rubs against the chest wall.
    Source:HLCMS
  • In the movies, the man struck by a heart attack clutches his chest and falls to the ground. In reality, a heart attack may be as subtle as discomfort in the upper body. Acute myocardial infarction, the medical name for a heart attack, refers to a ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hypothyroidism occurs when the body doesn't produce enough. Untreated, it can cause comlications like obesity and heart disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease and the most common type of lupus. One of its common symptoms is a rash on the cheeks and nose called a "butterfly rash."
    Source:HLCMS
  • Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys lose the ability to sufficiently filter waste from the blood. Many factors can interfere with kidney health and function, such as toxic exposure to environmental pollutants and chemical food preservatives, ce...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Excessive sweating at night, constant fatigue, weight loss, bone pain, and easy bleeding or bruising are all signs of this disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to the elevation in body temperature for a specified time, for which a cause is not found after basic medical evaluation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lip cancers are growths of abnormal cells that develop on the lips. They are the most common type of oral cancers.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radiation. This type involves a machine that directs high-energy beams of radiation at ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prostate cancer treatments and cures include a prostatectomy, a retropubic prostatectomy, brachytherapy and radiation therapy. Read more!
    Source:HLCMS
  • Neutropenia occurs when a type of white blood cell called neutrophils that protects your body from infections is low. It can cause symptoms like gum inflammation and mouth sores.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI). It can become a serious health issue if the infection spreads to the kidney.
    Source:HLCMS
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