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What is the difference between procedural discomfort or pain

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Disc disease: You have a disc disease....not muscle strain. Get Xray/CT/MRI done to define the problem. Continue present med.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Perez-tamayo
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Procedures: An ablation is usually a catheter based procedure and the maze is an open surgical procedure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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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