Frostbite risks
Frostbite

  • Peripheral neuropathy occurs when nerves malfunction because they're damaged or destroyed. You'll notice a tingling, numbness, or weakness, and possibly sweating, constipation, or diarrhea.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Raynaud's phenomenon is a condition where blood flow to your fingers, toes, ears or nose is restricted or interrupted. This occurs when the blood vessels in your hands or feet constrict. Episodes of constriction are called vasospasms. Cold tempera...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body doesn't absorb the necessary amount of a nutrient. Symptoms include a pale complexion, fatigue, hair loss, and depression.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Psoriasis is a chronic, noncontagious skin disease characterized by red patches of skin often accompanied by silvery-white scales of dead skin cells. It may occur anywhere on the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperhidrosis disorder is a condition that causes excessive sweating.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you drink. The most common cause of water loss from the body is excessive sweating. Headaches, dizziness, and decreased urination are symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging, often through forced vomiting.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Exfoliative dermatitis is peeling of the skin over large areas of the body. The term "exfoliative" refers to the exfoliation, or shedding, of the skin. "Dermatitis" means irritation of the skin. The skin peeling may be associated with pre-existing...
    Source:HLCMS
  • In the past decade, mental health professionals have begun applying research to the study of happiness. The result is "positive psychology," a new field of inquiry that focuses on the emotions and personality traits that add up to a satisfying li...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The word "fantasy" is used to describe imagined things and/or events, especially when they are not probable or possible.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cocaine is extracted from the coca plant, which grows in Central and South America. It is processed into many forms for use as an illegal drug of abuse.
    Source:HLCMS
  • One life-threatening complication of infection is sepsis, which often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Patches of discolored skin is a symptom of severe sepsis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Disorientation, the lack of being able to correctly identify oneself, one's location, or the date and time, is a sign of an altered mental status. An alteration in mental status is often an indication of a serious medical problem, requiring prompt medical attention.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Disorientation is a type of alteration of mental status. Orientation is knowledge of one's personal identity, location, date, time and present situation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Also known as hypoglycemia, low blood sugar can be a dangerous condition. Hypoglycemia is rare in people who are not suffering from diabetes, the chronic disease that affects the body's ability to regulate blood sugar. Signs of hypoglycemia includ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypoglycemia is a condition that can occur in people with diabetes when blood sugar levels fall below 70 mg/dL.
    Source:HLCMS
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