Why cant people fucking say they are hitting on you or have an interest in going out with you?! it would make my life so much easier because majority of the time i cant tell if someone is hitting one me or not…
We are humans. As much as we don’t like to admit it, we are hot blooded, imperfect, humans that don’t always have it altogether. We have sharp edges with tons of holes and don’t really make sense most of the time and/or have the answers we’d like to have. But sometimes, life hands you this amazing…
sharing an umbrella with someone seems cute but in practice it is 100% horrible and you both end up getting angry and wet
im in the mood to receive a check for six hundred thousand dollars
You can’t break something I never gave you in the first place.
isn’t it weird how with some people you never run out of things to talk about but with others it’s like you always end up talking about the weather
Impressive example of Pneumococcal meningitis!
Meningitis is a clinical syndrome characterized by inflammation of the meninges, the 3 layers of membranes that enclose the brain and spinal cord. These layers consist of the following:
Dura - A tough outer membrane
Arachnoid - A lacy, weblike middle membrane
Subarachnoid space - A delicate, fibrous inner layer that contains many of the blood vessels that feed the brain and spinal cord
The inflammation may be caused by infection with viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms.
Meningitis can be life-threatening because of the inflammation’s proximity to the brain and spinal cord; therefore, the condition is classified as a medical emergency.
Pneumococcal meningitis occurs when the bacteria that have invaded the bloodstream move across to infect the meninges.
The meninges are filled with a liquid called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which is there to bathe the brain and cushion it against physical damage.
Bacteria can multiply freely in CSF, and there they release poisons, causing inflammation and swelling in the meninges and the brain tissue itself.
This increases pressure on the brain, producing symptoms of meningitis such as headache, stiff neck and dislike of bright lights.
Risk factors: -Extremes of age (< 5 or >60 years)
-Diabetes mellitus, renal or adrenal insufficiency, hypoparathyroidism, or cystic fibrosis
-Splenectomy and sickle cell disease
-Alcoholism and cirrhosis
-Recent exposure to others with meningitis
-Contiguous infection (eg, sinusitis)
-Intravenous (IV) drug abuse
-Some cranial congenital deformities
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Photo credits: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.