Is swine flu life-threatening?

Answer That's the same question the experts would like a better answer for. The majority of the folks who've been infected have actually gotten better, and without a great deal of medical assistance need... Read More »

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Is pilonidal cyst life threatening?

The pilonidal cyst isn't, in and of itself, life threatening. The concern is the heightened risk of infection (abscess) and then sepsis, which can easily become life-threatening. A pilonidal cysts ... Read More »

Are cardiac pvcs life threatening?

On One Hand: A PVC is Sometimes FatalA cardiac PVC (premature ventricular contraction, meaning an extra heartbeat) can, in some cases, lead to arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), according to the May... Read More »

Is alcoholism curable or life threatening?

On One Hand: It's ManageableAlcoholism is curable only insofar as some alcoholics have learned to manage their disease by permanently refraining from drinking. Many alcoholics are able to remain ab... Read More »

Is sickle cell anemia life threatening?

On One Hand: Sickle Cell ConsiderationsAccording to the Cleveland Clinic, sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder. It can be life threatening as it affects multiple organs and may cause o... Read More »