answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

exposure to high levels of fallout a single exposure to high-energy radiation repeated exposures to both high energy radiation and high levels of fallout

User Avatar

Wiki User

15y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What are three reasons a person may develop radiation sickness?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Continue Learning about Military History

What does dishonorably discharging mean?

It is dishonorable discharge, and it means a soldier did something bad according to military law. They are released from the armed services with a lifelong blemish on their work record. an expulsion from the ranks of the military as the result of a general court-martial procedure See related links for information about the reasons for a dishonorable discharge.


Why do people become refugee's?

A refugee is a person that has become homeles a s the result of political turmoil, war, naturaldisasters, famine, to name but a few reasons.


Why were there shadows left from the people who had died at hiroshima?

The "shadows of people" that it seems you are asking about are the marks left on structures as a result of the atomic blast at Hiroshima.The "bright blast" that is created when an atomic bomb goes off is intense and carries radiation with it. A person that was standing near a wall at the time of the blast wave could have obstructed the radiated light just long enough that no radiation hit the wall behind them.When the unobstructed atomic flash hit the walls around where the person was standing, it changed the color of the walls - but since where the person was standing hadn't been hit by the same light, it was not discolored in the same fashion.What is left is "a shadow imprint" of the person who was standing in front of the wall.It's essentially a result of the flash from an atomic blast changing the color of whatever it first came into contact with. If a person was obstructing the light from hitting a wall, the person absorbed the flash while the surrounding light flash passed through to the wall, creating an outline of the individual who took the brunt of the blast.It's quite disturbing to see first-hand. It's a very powerful thing to behold; it's very profound.


What do you think causes people to treat others in such horriffic ways as was done during the Holocaust Are there people being treated like this anywhere in the world today?

Everyone had their own reasons for everything. What one person thinks is wrong, others think is right. So, It could be Mass hysteria, Or even just one person who is so evil (Hitler) that they feel the need to commit Genocide (Killing off a type of person; Jewish people). There could be many reasons for everything it really depends on which Genocide you are thinking/talking about. Also Yes, There are other Genocides going on in the world today, For instance, The Congo and Africa (called, "The forgotten country") There are also many others such as Darfur in Sudan. Sudan, Chad, Syria.


How did people survive in camps of the Holocaust?

Thonthon - - you don't :) Unless you manage to hide in a lead refrigerator. - - Thonthon Big Bomb - - The answer above is only partly correct, in the fact that it depends where you are at the time of a nuclear war. The fact is that if you are living in a large city, such as New York which is more likely to be a primary target in a nuclear strike, then your chances of survival are limited to where and how far from the bomb you are. One of the biggest challanges to surviving a nuclear holocaust would be the nuclear fallout and radiation in the air, which would last for thousands of years. Fallout is harmful to all living things. Radiation sickness also occurs to people exposed to high levels of radiation. It has also been witnessed in Chernobyl that mutation can occur to new borns. Two hearts, one lung, a weak nervous system. The risk of Cancer also increases. Fallout shelters can protect populations against these effects. As mentioned in the answer above, it is possible to be cryonically frozen through the years when radiation and fallout hang in the air, but this extent of technology has not been fully tested, and every human currently cryonically frozen has not been brought back to conciousness yet. - - Big Bomb. Satyricon- Neither of these answers are correct. There obviously is a major misunderstanding about nuclear radiation and weapons. First off, will humans survive a nuclear holocaust? Yes. How? Same way everything else will. For those of you who don't know the sun happens to be a giant nuclear power plant. Which happens to be the same energy being used during a nuclear explosion or reactor. Coincidentally the radiation emitted from the sun is the same type of radiation emitted from a nuclear explosion. This means radiation is radiation, and the amount of radiation each person can undergo is different. However high doses of radiation can be lethal. Which is why it is recommended to avoid the sun. BUT that doesn't stop one from sun bathing. The point is, if you survive the blast of a nuclear explosion, you could be exposed to double the recommended radiation in a life time, and NEVER see any side effects. Yet your best friend could be exposed to half the recommended amount in a life time and get skin cancer. Nuclear radiation never has, and never will mutate anyone. Especially into more organs in new borns. NOTE: This information was summarized from an interview of a Nuclear Engineer of 20 years. -Satyricon

Related questions

Three reasons a person may develop radiation sickness?

- exposure to high levels of fallout - single exposure to high energy radiation - repeated exposures to both high energy radiation and high levels of fallout


Identify three reasons a person your develop radiation sickness?

repeated exposures to both high-energy radiation and high levels of fallout a single exposure to high-energy radiation exposure to high levels of fallout


Identify 3 reasons a person may develop radiation sickness?

A single exposure to high-energy radiation exposure to high levels of fallout repaeted exposures to both high-energy radiation and high levels of fallout


A person begins to suffer radiation sickness at an exposure level of what rem?

Radiation sickness can begin to manifest in individuals at exposure levels of around 75-100 rem. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, hair loss, and fatigue. The severity of symptoms may vary depending on the level of exposure.


3 reasons person would get radiation sickness?

3 reasons people get exposed to radiation poisoning is: Accidental, intentional and without a person's knowledge - mysterious unknown source. The methods of exposure: medical, criminal actions, intentional murder by exposing a person to oral intake of it, inhalation or total body exposure to the radioactive source. Too much exposure to radiation can result in death therefore all businesses, military forces and other places rigorously guard against exposure or the poisoning by radiation.


What are three reasons radiation sickness symptoms vary?

Exposure level: Symptoms can vary based on the amount and duration of exposure to radiation. Type of radiation: Different types of radiation, such as alpha, beta, or gamma, can affect the body in various ways. Individual factors: Factors like age, overall health, and genetic predispositions can influence how a person's body reacts to radiation exposure.


Identify THREE reasons a person may develope radiation sickness?

repeated exposures to both high-energy radiation and high levels of fallout exposure to high levels of fallout a single exposure to high-energy radiation


Are radiation symptoms contagious?

No, radiation sickness/poisoning is not contagious. This is because, while the infected person does possess radiation, they're not radioactive. However, the source that gave them the radiation is still radioactive, and, as it has the risk of contaminating others, should be professionally disposed of.


Is it normal for your red eye white French lop rabbit to sway her head from side to side?

not unless a person with radiation sickness has attcked it


Is barfing unusual?

Barfing, or throwing up, is not unusual, but it is also not something that should happen commonly or constantly. There are many reasons that a person might throw up. Some of these reasons include sickness, poorly prepared food, motion sickness, and nervousness.


Does exposure to gamma make a person radioactive?

No, exposure to gamma rays does not make a person radioactive. However, prolonged exposure to high levels of gamma radiation can cause damage to cells and tissues, leading to radiation sickness or long-term health effects.


Is radiation sickness contagious?

Not in the same sense as a biological contagion. But yes the radioactivity can be passed from one person to another, if the first person is radioactive enough and comes near other people or animals.