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Sunday Malaise

I have a long-form essay published in the latest issue of the Connotation Press, an online literary magazine. You can read the story here. The piece includes reflections about my paternal grandmother, Amelia. 1,206 more words

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So You Wanna Be in PR?

On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 12:20 PM, K—- <k—-@gmail.com> wrote:

Dear Ms. Rauwsdower,

Thank you so much for reaching out to me about a possible job opportunity!

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Malaise

Epstein-Barr Mononucleorsis (Glandular fever)

Causes: 
EBV infection passed on from oropharyngeal secretions, illicit antibodies and lymphocytic response.

S&S:
Fever, sore throat, lymphadenopathy, malaise, organomegaly. Penicillin rash.
Facial nerve palsy, GBS., meningitis, agranulocytosis. 30 more words

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Hypothyroidism

Causes: 
hashimoto’s thyroiditis, autoimmune diseases, Down’s, Turner, Lithium, amiodarone, radiation/surgery.

S&S:
Constipation, malaise, cold, slowing, depression, alopecia, weight gain, oedema, bradycardia, dry skin, goiter, menorrhagia,    galactorrhoea, dementia, neuropathy, myxoedema coma, cretinism… 32 more words

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Anaemia

Causes: 
reduce Hb: Male <130  Female <115
Microcytic:  Fe deficient, Thalassaemia, Chronic disease, sideroblastic
Macrocytic: B12 Folate Cytotoxin, Liver dx, ETOH, Myelodysplasia, BM disease,
Normo: Blood loss, haemolysis, lymphoma, CKD, hypothyroidism… 58 more words

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HIV

Causes: 
HIV virus infect CD4 cells, spread from IVDU, STI, blood transfusion, birth, organ transplant.

S&S: 
Acute – malaise, fever, lymphadenopathy, rash, joint pain, night sweat, headache, pharngitis… 70 more words

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Diabetes Mellitus

Causes:
Type 1: insulin deficiency,
Type 2: insulin resistance
Other hyperglycaemia: Steroids, Cushing’s, Acromegaly, PCOS,  Thiazide, antipsychotic, sepsis, pancreatic failure. Gestational.
S&S: 
malaise, polyuria polydypsia, weight loss, thirst, DKA, UTI, sexual dysfunction, blur vision, skin infections… 72 more words

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