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What is the difference between procedural discomfort or pain

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Presence of pain.: Interstitial cystitis is typically associated with a painful bladder , whereas overactive bladder or urgency tend to be associated with frequency of n... Read More

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
An : An ultrasound examination uses sound waves to generate an image of the anatomy being viewed. Ultrasound is excellent at evaluating the gallbladder and... Read More
Dr. Shari Jackson
Radiology 21 years experience
CT vs. Ultrasound: Ct uses xrays and special computers to make cross sectional images of the body. Ultrasound uses soundwaves to generate pictures of body parts. Both ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
Hard to tell: Stress can mimic cardiac symptoms. If your experiencing them related to exertion i would be more concerned about heart related issues. Either way ches... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Perez-tamayo
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
2 ways sew SVC -PA: The bidirectional Glenn connects the SVC above the right PA to the PA so blood can go to either lung (bidirectional), and the SVC below the level of t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
Pediatric Cardiology 20 years experience
Very similar: Both connect svc (large vein bringing blood back to heart from upper body) to pulmonary arteries to provide blood flow to lungs. In the glenn, svc is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Procedures: An ablation is usually a catheter based procedure and the maze is an open surgical procedure.
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Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
One without the othe: Colposcopy is the procedure of using a microscope to exam the vagina and cervix under magnification when your pap smear is abnormal. If an abnormality... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Reconnaissance: A cardiac diagnostic procedure is a reconnaissance mission to find out what's wrong. A cardiac intervention is used to fix it. Intervention usually co... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Army?: It's like reconnaissance versus "search and destroy" missions. Diagnostic invasive procedures or heart caths inject dye down the artery to see the pr... Read More
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Dr. Mohamed Ahmed
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Banding : Banding is a restrictive procedure while bypass will also effect absorption. Both are invasive procedures with potantial risks that can be life threat... Read More

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