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what is acute process

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Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Good for you: "No acute process" means nothing was seen to suggest an active disease. Presumably any "significant" chronic process would be described in the report. ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
It just does: Obviously it's some kind of effect the acetAzolAmide has on the nervous system. This is a side effect common to carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. The exa ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ginsburg
11 years experience Interventional Radiology
Are you symptomatic?: Lung hyperexpansion can be a sign of obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), asthma or just artifactual appearance on radiograph. If you are experiencin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Closed system: The left ventricle contracts sending blood into the aorta. The circulatory system is a closed loop. Blood traverses the capillary beds and returns to ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is a disease: Acute leukemia is a blood disorder where white cells are not formed normally. It has excellent treatment available now.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Brain inflammation: It does not yell us the cause- infectious, inflammatory, toxic. It involves change in mental status.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Adenapathy?: Swelling of the lymph nodes, most commonly th lymph nodes of the neck.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Acute care: Acute care is usually means patients got worse suddenly and they have to be hospitalized.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Inflammation: It is an inflammation that affects the eyelids. Blepharitis usually involves the part of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. Blepharitis commonly oc ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Fluid block in eye: The eye has an internal clear fluid circulation 24/7. This is called the aqueous humor. The iris in certain shaped eyes (usually farsighted) can obs ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Serious infection: Of the lungs and bronchial tubes.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
No such thing: As far as i'm aware, there is no such thing as "acute schizophrenia". Symptoms must be present at least 6 months in order to call the disorder schizo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
IV Fluids/Pain Meds: Treatment consists of iv fluids to maintain normal fluid&electrolyte balance, and providing nutritional support. Bowel rest till able to tolerate o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Bad sore throat: usually caused by virus, less commonly by strep . If symptoms increase with fever see doc promptly. In mean time drink lots of liguids and rest.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Upper respiratory: Upper respiratory infections are caused by a virus usually resulting in nose, sinus and throat symptoms. Often viral URIs are treated with fluids, re ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hospitalization: It is quite critical, if guillain-barre, or acute inflammatory polyneuropathy is suspected, to be hospitalized immediately, due to risk of difficulty ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience Urgent Care
Clarification?: Transcription is typing from a dictation most often. This isn't any medical illness. So not sure what u are referring to.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Stomach's a mess: Acute gastritis refers to a condition were the inside lining of the stomach gets inflammed. Multiple causes.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Many things: Acute means new or sudden onset. Colitis can come from many things: infectious, ischemic, ulcerative, crohn's, etc. Each type of colitis may be treate ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Plateletpheresis is: The removal of platelets by a continuous flow device. That is whole blood flows from the patient/donor. The blood is spun in a centrifuge, and the p ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
Recent: It is a type of pain which has started recently, less than 30 days ago such as sudden headache, back pain, and abdominal pain.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Means blockage: Hydronephrosis is a medical term that means enlarged kidney that results from blockage to the urinary stream. It may affect one kidney or both. Most c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Differs: The answers depend on patient age, overall health, and type of aml. Usually younger, healthier patients are offered aggressive chemotherapy and pos ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
A cancer of the Whit: A leukemia is type of blood cancer arising from the white cells.Acute myeloid leukemia also called AML is a serious type of cancer which has good chem ... Read More

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