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term used to describe heavy mortalities in wild fish or fauna, especially those in the wild, or at extensive range, and usually where the deaths are unexpected and generally not easily explained.

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Q. Is there something I can do to prevent my knee from killing me and before it becomes serious? I like running outdoors. It looks like after every run my left knee starts to hurt. It will be sore for days. I think it has something to do with the concrete I run on. Is there something I can do to prevent my knee from killing me and before it becomes serious?

A. Mickey, i think there is no way to help you over the web and you should go see an orthopedist in order to see if there is something wrong over there. in the mean while stop running and maybe do physical activity that is not require effort from the knee like swimming.

Q. we are the people most likely to kill ‘ourselves’ I have bipolar and have been suffering for nearly five years. I have also been told that we are the people most likely to kill ‘ourselves’ since we are fine one time and act impulsively the next minute and kill ourselves. I was fine, feeling good then I walked by the bathroom saw the razor and went in there and was about to slit my wrists. Stopped, don’t know why. Why is bipolar mixed treated as if it were no big deal?

A. Hi Derik, thanks for sharing this. I was not aware of that figure. If you are feeling this way maybe you can share it with someone offline as well, like you did here online. Then they can help or be there for you.

Q. can mono kill you if it gets to the liver? otherwise known as the kissing desiaes.

A. It can be fatal, not necessarily through infecting the liver but through rupture of enlarged spleen or obstruction of the throat, or through the development of cancer (e.g. lymphoma) later in life.

However, these complications are very rare, and most people recover from the disease without major complications.

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