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Can antacids cause ear crystals (which can cause dizzines)?

First of all: This is not an answer related to your described medical condition. Therefore, I will not draw any conclusions regarding your condition. But, taking calcium carbonate containing antacids ...
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Which chemicals or drugs cause retrograde amnesia?

First, let's define retrograde amnesia carefully. You'll find many sources listing drugs that cause retrograde amnesia but they're using the term incorrectly. From http://www.human-memory.net/...
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Can antacids cause ear crystals (which can cause dizzines)?

Octonium\Otoliths (also known as ear crystals\rocks) are a natural part of the vestibular system. BPPV is caused by these otoliths coming loose, and so isn't directly related to calcium carbonate ...
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Can antacids cause ear crystals (which can cause dizzines)?

Calcium carbonate from antacids does not appear as calcium carbonate in the ear (or brain). When you take antacids, the gastric acid converts calcium carbonate to calcium chloride. These effect is ...
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What causes Diabetes mellitus type 2?

The modern theory on the causation of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is known as the twin cycle hypothesis . The twin cycle hypothesis of the etiology of type 2 diabetes. During long-term intake of more ...
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Can wisdom tooth cause hip ache?

According to human kinetics, the movements of hip muscles in hip joint are performed by a series of muscles. For example, when hip is doing external rotation (30° with the hip extended, 50° with the ...
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Can temporomandibular joint disorder cause sensorineural hearing loss?

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) represent a group of disorders involving the masticatory muscles, the temporomandibular joint and associated structures. Stress, age and gender are common risk ...
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Can flatulence be a cause of sleeplessness?

Flatulence, which is likely associated with abdominal distention and thus some discomfort, can disturb sleep. Sources: Functional Abdominal Bloating with Distention (ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology, ...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

"Normal" eyelid twitching can possibly be caused or be made worse by lack of sleep, or too much caffeine or stress. That information can be found unsourced on a lot of websites, including ...
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What can cause right lower quadrant abdominal pain?

Right lower quadrant pain is typically appendiceal or ovarian. It can also be salpingitis - which does last longer, or PCOS, depending on the duration of the symptoms, or cystic Lymphangioma. Finally, ...
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Can a sunburn increase your resting heart rate?

One word: dehydration. You spent a day out in the sun, exerting yourself, and probably didn't maintain your normal level of hydration. Consequently, you're mildly dehydrated (or, more properly, ...
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Is it possible that there are some people who cannot get Type 2 diabetes?

I think you're confused by what is meant as a genetic disease. A disease like Huntingdon's Chorea is a genetic disease because we know the genetics, and we know that it occurs due to mutation in an ...
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What causes Diabetes mellitus type 2?

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by a combination of peripheral insulin resistance and inadequate insulin secretion by pancreatic beta cells. Insulin resistance, which has been attributed to ...
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How do you determine causation? (based on this example)

I think this question is too vague for a definite answer, but areas to consider would include: confounding vs effect modifier: where do smoking and condition A lie in relation to the outcome of ...
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What causes the long tiredness caused by the infectious mononucleosis disease (by the Epstein-Barr virus)?

There is no consensus on the exact cause, although in Chronic Epstein-Barr Activation (CEBA) it has been linked to the effects of inflammation (eg a cytokine storm), plus immune activation and ...
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Why does the use of quinolones increase the risk of tendinopathies?

"FQs have chelating properties against several metal ions (e.g., calcium, magnesium, aluminum), and have been known to cause direct toxicity to type 1 collagen synthesis and promote collagen ...
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Cause and solution for - pain on right side of nose after blowing nose

It sounds like as you say air is being forced under pressure into one of the paranasal sinuses and being trapped by a one way valve similar to pneumosinus dilatans. But in your case the valve breaks ...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

There are three core factors that contribute to eye twitching: caffeine consumption, stress, and fatigue. If you’ve been noticing that your sleep has been disturbed or if you haven’t been getting ...
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What can cause right lower quadrant abdominal pain?

The immediate issue comes to my mind is appendix. However, you have defined a larger area whereas this pain is somewhere around McBurney's point. But then you say that it's a normal USG! The area you ...
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