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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of testicular injury?

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What are the symptoms of testicular injury?

Here are some...: The Sx from testicular injuries widely displays depending on its cause and pace. Direct Impact from external force like that in kicking-on, MVA, etc. will result in contusion or rupture of testes, which induce acute pain with or without swelling; if chronic like that during inguinal surgery with incidental injury to its artery or from undescended testicle, testicular atrophy will occur. More? Ask. ...Read more

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What are the causes of testicular cancer?

What are the causes of testicular cancer?

Dumb luck: Apart from cryptorchidism, which greatly increases the risk, these seem to strike at random. There are two studies you may see that to me reek of bad science. In one, the men who had testicular cancer and wonder why were more willing to confess to having tried cannabis. In the other, men who'd lost a testis exaggerated their past athletic achievements. No, fitness doesn't cause cancer. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of brain injury?

What are the most common causes of brain injury?

Depends...: It depends on how you define brain injury. You could have brain injury caused by trauma (probably the biggest cause), stroke, tumor, brain surgery, bleeds, infection. I have seen brain injury caused by all of these. ...Read more

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What are the causes of appendicitis?

What are the causes of appendicitis?

Unknown: It is unclear what causes appendicitis, although many cases are associated with obstruction of the appendix, leading to it's rupture. ...Read more

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What are the causes of necrozoospermia?

What are the causes of necrozoospermia?

Necrozoospermia: The cause for this condition is unknown although some have postulated it might be at times associated with a hydrocele or varicocele. ...Read more

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What are common causes of brain injury?

What are common causes of brain injury?

CDC guidelines: According to cdc: the leading causes of tbi are: falls (35.2%); motor vehicle – traffic (17.3%); struck by/against events (16.5%); and assaults (10%). The link for the above is at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/traumaticbraininjury/causes.Html. ...Read more

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What are the causes of brain atrophy?

What are the causes of brain atrophy?

Age : Brain atrophy is common in the elderly population. If the atrophy is pronounced may be secondary to dementia. It is not specific of any particular condition. ...Read more

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What are the causes of impotence?

What are the causes of impotence?

A lot of things: Erectile functioning is dependent on multiple systems in our bodies coordinating to facilitate dilation of the erectile chambers of the penis, called the corpora cavernosa. This includes an intact central and peripheral nervous system, arteries and veins. Medications are a cause of impotence. Depression can present as ed too. A patient with ed should see a urologist for a complete workup. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stroke?

What are the causes of stroke?

Clot vs bleeding: There two types of strokes: embolic (clot) vs hemorrhagic (bleed). Clot can come from the heart (more rarely from leg if u have a hole in yr heart), and from a piece breaking off from wall of cartotid arteries. Bleeding is from damage to the vessel or an aneurysm. Risks: smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, kidney disease, rheumatologic diseases, hivs etc..Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hypogonadism?

What are the causes of hypogonadism?

Several: Impossible to really go into all of them. Essentially, 2 main ways: either through primary testicular failure where testes are unable to function, or, secondary gonadal failure which results from pituitary/hypothalamic inability to stimulate testes. Anatomical defects, trauma, genetics, etc. Can cause either. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ischemia?

What are the causes of ischemia?

Several: Ischemia is insufficient blood flow to any part of the body. It can be caused by thick heart, narrowing of the arteries with plaque build up (artherosclerosis), very fast heart rate, very high blood pressure or low heart rate or low blood pressure, drugs causing vaso constriction such as cocaine, smoking, methamphetamine, and high level of stress. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of testicular torsion?

What are the symptoms of testicular torsion?

Testicular Torsion: Pain, swelling and fever.... Testicular torsion is thought to cause severe pain. The scrotum may very well swell and the pain may be intolerable. Testicular torsion can lead to the death of the testicle so this can be an emergency. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cystitis?

What are the causes of cystitis?

Bacteria: Cystitis is a medical term for bladder/urinary tract inflamation. It is usually caused byan infection from e. Coli, a bacteria that we normally have in our GI tract. It is more common in women due to how close the urinary tract is to the anal area. E. Coli may be introduced to the urinary system by wiping towards the front after going to the bathroom or during sex. See your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the causes of retinal cysts?

What are the causes of retinal cysts?

Depends : Peripheral cysts your are born with. Patients can develop cystic changes in the periphery called retinoschisis. Cysts in the central retina? The macula are usually from leakage of blood vessels from diabetes, vein occlusions, inflammation in the eye (uveitis) and rarely macular pucker, retinitis pigmentosa, and Niacin usage. ...Read more

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What are the causes of prostate cancer and what are the symptoms?

Cause is unknown: The symptoms are vague and not specific. So screening with blood test/ psa levels is advised if you are a male between 50 to70 years old. Eat healthy and use low fat foods..With ample veggies and fruits with each meal. Keep your weight into a healthy range.This migh tkeep you healthy for a long time to come. ...Read more

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What are the causes of diverticulitis?

What are the causes of diverticulitis?

Infection: Small out-pouches form on the outside of the colon, most often in the left lower abdomen. Infection of these pouches (diverticulitis) causes abdominal pain and fever, treated with antibiotics. Try to avoid by eating high fiber foods, avoid junk foods and fast foods, avoid constipation, drink plenty of liquids, take fiber supplements such as metamucil. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a hernia in the testicles?

What are the causes of a hernia in the testicles?

Inguinal hernia: Inguinal hernia is 4 types. Testicular hernia or indirect inguinal hernia is congenital or you are born with. This is what we call patent processus vaginalis. As we grow older the patent tract get bigger thus leading to the hernia. ...Read more

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What are the possible reasons of testicle pain?

What are the possible reasons of testicle pain?

Epididymitis: Is a medical condition characterized by discomfort or pain in of the epididymis, a curved structure at the back of the testicle in which sperm matures. This can be painful, and should be evaluated and treated by a dr. There can be other causes of pain in the testicle as well, including a torsion, where the blood supply can be affected and its truly an emergency. Testes pain should be evaluated. ...Read more