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Rupture (Overview)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we call that a rupture.


Rupture (Overview)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we call that a rupture.


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How quickly do disks degenerate and rupture?

How quickly do disks degenerate and rupture?

Prevealence of dddz: 30%of a symptomatic people have at least one degenerative discl5 s1 the mostcommon in men l45 most common in women. Proving not all degenerative disc cause symptoms disc herniation events occur much less frquently 2% a year. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rupture?

What is the definition or description of: rupture?

Burst: When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we call that a rupture. ...Read more

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How many sections can you have and still be ok without rupture?

No more than two!: Any woman having a third or more cesarean section is placing herself in particular risk for serious health complications and/or death. Uterine rupture is seen in 0.5-1% of women with one prior cesarean section of the kerr type and subsequent attempt to deliver vaginally; this likely increases with the number of prior cesareans. Trial of labor after >1 prior kerr hysterotomy should be discouraged. ...Read more

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I was told that I three rupture disk in my back I just don't know what to do about the pain

I was told that I three rupture disk in my back I just don't know what to do about the pain

Herniated: Herniated discs in the back can be a frustrating cause of pain both in the back and the legs. There are a variety of treatment options. Nsaid's such as advil can be taken if the patient can tolerate that type of medication. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is another option though often not strong enough. Some patients need anti-spasmodic medications such as Baclofen or similar medications. Sometimes stronger pain medications such as narcotics are needed. Physical therapy can be very helpful with back pain, as can chiropractic care in some patients. Pain management injections, such as epidural steroid injections can be helpful. Some patients ultimately need surgical management if they fail conservative treatment or if they have worsening or neurological symptoms. ...Read more

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What happens if an endometrioma ruptures?

What happens if an endometrioma ruptures?

Endometriosis: Endometriomas are a cystic mass full of endometriosis tissue. If it ruptures this spread the endometriosis throughout the pelvis. Although that that sounds bad the reality is it's not as bad as it sounds. Likely a patient with an endometrioma already has endometriosis throughout her pelvis. The treatment would be the same whether it ruptures or not. ...Read more

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What will happen if my gallbladder ruptures?

What will happen if my gallbladder ruptures?

Very sick: Leakage of bile into peritoneum is quite toxic, peritonitis, shock, sepsis, death.
Even high risk with early operation. ...Read more

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What are tendon ruptures?

What are tendon ruptures?

Loss of motion: A tendon forms the link between a muscle and its insertion on a bone. When your brain sends a signal to a muscle, the muscle contracts and the appropriate joint moves. If a tendon is ruptured, the muscle movement cannot be translated to the the joint. This can happen most common after trauma and secondary to rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ruptured eardrums?

Loud noise, infection: Loud noises, infections, swelling behind the ear, trauma, foreign bodies in the ear. ...Read more

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What to do when cysts rupture?

Good question: If I only knew what ur talking about. The body has many areas that can form cysts. From brain 2 bone 2 kidneys 2 skin and many more. U have 2 b specific & tell us where & give more details please. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder rupture killl you?

Maybe but rarely: Gallbladders rarely "rupture." contrary to popular misconception, they don't pop like a balloon. They may become so inflamed that they become gangrenous and start leaking. It's not the leak per se that is the problem, but the associated extreme inflammation and damage to surrounding structures. Death is an uncommon occurrence, but may occur in older/sicker patients with other medical problems. ...Read more

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How does a chordae tendinae rupture?

Usually wear & tear: Most cases of chordae tendinae rupture are because of degeneration after years of routine "wear and tear" leads to thickening and retraction. Rarely, it can occur due to infection (endocarditis), either acutely, or later if fibrosis develops and distorts the chorda. If a mitral valve is extremely "floppy", i.e. Mv prolapse, the flopping leaflet may pull the chorda hard enough to tear it. ...Read more

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What can cause an appendix to rupture?

What can cause an appendix to rupture?

Untreated appendicit: If acute appendicitis is not treated appropropriately with surgery, than sometimes it can rupture and cause complications. ...Read more

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What does it take for a testical to rupture?

Usually hard impact: Testicles are very tough. It takes a lot of force to rupture one. This is quite painful. If you have significant pain but there has been no injury, it may be due to twisting of the testicle around its blood supply (torsion). This is an emergency and needs treatment very quickly to save the testicle. ...Read more

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What does rupture of the posterior root mean?

Sensory root: The sensory nerves run through posterior or the so called dorsal column ...Read more

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How much time do I have if my appendix ruptures?

Depends.: A free rupture into ones abdomen can cause sepsis and multi organ failure within hours to days. Most ruptures though are contained between loops of intestine or fat and can smolder for days before spreading. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ovulation and rupture?

What is the difference between ovulation and rupture?

Not much difference: During ovulation a follicle that is like a small cyst ruptures to release the egg. These are about 20-25mm (one inch). Other cysts that are not follicles or related to ovulation may grow bigger and rupture causing more pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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What can be done for someone whose appendix ruptures?

What can be done for someone whose appendix ruptures?

Emergency Surgery: Appendix ruptures are life and death medical conditions and are treated emergently with surgery. Call 9-1-1, ambulance or take patient to the ER if there is any suspicion that is the case.. ...Read more