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What does MRSA look like?

What does MRSA look like?

Depends on Where: The symptoms of MRSA depend on where you're infected. Most often, it causes mild infections on the skin, causing sores or boils. But it can also cause more serious skin infections or infect surgical wounds, the bloodstream, the lungs, or the urinary tract. ...Read more

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What does semen look like?

What does semen look like?

Normal Appearance: Normal seminal fluid appears whitish to pearly opalescent. The amount that is produced with ejaculation may vary from day to day, though its consistency is typically thicker than mucus from a runny nose. If you've noticed a change in the color, quality or amount of semen you are producing, it's wise to make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does herpes look like?

What does herpes look like?

See image: Cluster of small blisters with surrounding redness; blisters break and form scabs. ...Read more

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What does measles look like?

What does measles look like?

By the time the...: By the time the rash comes out, the child with measles will have had several days of high fever, headaches, sore throat, severe cough, eye pain and redness, possibly seizures, shortness of breath, or coma. The rash usually just confirms the diagnosis already made from other findings. ...Read more

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What does scabees look like?

What does scabees look like?

Itchy bumps : Itchy bumps on finger webs, underarms, waistline, genital area. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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What does impetigo look like?

What does impetigo look like?

IMPETIGO: Are skin infection with crusting or vesicles and pustules caused by staph or strep sometimes with ulcerations and bullae formation. ...Read more

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What does spotting look like?

What does spotting look like?

Pink or red tinges: "Spotting" usually refers to mild or moderate vaginal bleeding that is either before, during, or after menses. Most women who say that they have spotting would be seeing tinges, streaks or spots of pink or red on underwear or liners. It can be normal but it can also be a sign of hormonal imbalance. If it is during a state of pregnancy it must be immediately evaluated even though it might be normal. ...Read more

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What does vitiligo look like?

What does vitiligo look like?

Loss of color: It is an area of the skin that has lost color (pigment). The area will not tan. ...Read more

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What does psoriasis look like?

What does psoriasis look like?

Psoriasis: Psoriasis causes areas of dry, red, flaky skin called psoriatic plaques. These lesions can be found on many parts of the body, including the face, hairline, and scalp. Plaques are itchy and can be painful.
Nearly 90% of people with psoriasis have plaque psoriasis. ...Read more

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What does phlebitis look like?

What does phlebitis look like?

Red, swollen or none: 2 kinds of phlebitis deep and superficial. Deep phlebitis (DVT) usually presents with swelling, pain and tenderness of whole leg or calf. Superficial phlebitis is a local pain, redness and tenderness on the surface of the skin around a noticeable vein. Dvts can lead to serious complications even death. Some DVT have no symptoms. For both you should see a doctor, vein special prefered ; get treated. ...Read more

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What does mucoceles look like?

What does mucoceles look like?

Mucocele: See the attached photo. They are generally sacs filled with a blueish color. Google "mucocele" and hit the images button for more photos: https://www.Google. Com/search? Q=mucocele;source=lnms;tbm=isch;sa=x;ei=_u5qu8x0ok6m7aaq-yh4ag;sqi=2;ved=0cayq_auoaq;biw=1680;bih=955. ...Read more

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What does anisocoria look like?

What does anisocoria look like?

Unequal pupils: This is the technical term for pupillary openings that do not match within the usual 1-2 mm difference that is often normal. Anisocoria would be diagnosed if the difference is greater and it has to be more that at 5 mm difference for a casual observer to see the difference in ordinary lighting. ...Read more

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What does cellulitis look like?

What does cellulitis look like?

What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender). It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more

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What does bronchitis look like?

What does bronchitis look like?

Do you mean: Symptoms, or X-ray findings? There aren't any X-ray findings, but on CT you could see some inflamed airway markings at most. Symptoms include persistent cough or accelerating cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, fever or no fever, productive sputum, or chest pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does diverticula look like?

What does diverticula look like?

Diverticula: Like a sac or outpouching, just like that that can occur in a water hose. From the inside it looks like a hole. ...Read more

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What does endometriosis look like?

What does endometriosis look like?

Heres a classic pic: This is an endometriotic implant in the pelvis. These lesions are hormonally sensitive and will bleeds during menses. Endometriosis in the ovary can cause scarring that ultimately walls itself off to become an endometrioma which then becomes a blood filled (or chocolate cyst — becuase the old blood becomes brown and thick) cyst. ...Read more

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What does hyperreflexia look like?

What does hyperreflexia look like?

Muscle reflexes: It means that your muscle reflexes are more pronounced than what is considered normal. Your doctor will determine whether you have hyperreflexia by using a rubber hammer to tap on your elbow, arm, knees and ankles and check for muscle contraction or resulting movement. If these muscle jerks are stronger than normal, or if they occur with only a soft tap, this would be considered hyperreflex. ...Read more

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What does herpes look like on a male?

What does herpes look like on a male?

Various shapes: It can take many forms ranging from small blisters to superficial ulcers to linear cuts. ...Read more

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What does lymphoma look like and causes?

What does lymphoma look like and causes?

Enlarged Lymph nodes: Lymphoma is a cance rof the lymph nodes, so it manifests as enlarged lymph nodes and many associated symptoms like persistent fever, fatigues and feeling poorly due to variable other symptoms like lack of appetite and sometimes weight loss. ...Read more

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What does diabetes look like in children?

What does diabetes look like in children?

Usually Type 1: Though rates of type 2 dm are rising in this country, by far the most prevalent is type 1 in children, particularly pre-pubertal. Kids present with frequent, large volume urination, thirst, weight loss initially. Then they can start to vomit, get belly pain, and dehydrate. Insulin is the only treatment for type 1 diabetes in both kids and adults. Treatment is life-saving. ...Read more

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What does psoriasis look like show images?

What does psoriasis look like show images?

See AAD.org: Psoriasis is usually silvery plaques on knees, elbows, scalp on red base. You can see images at aad. Org or psoriasis foundation. Org. The latter is a self-help group with excellent information. When you choose treatment your dermatologistccan discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you tell when your ovulated what does it look like?

How can you tell when your ovulated what does it look like?

There are a few ways: If you take your temp every day, it will rise and stay up after ovulation (luteal phase)
when you ovulate, progesterone levels increase and this causes the vaginal mucous to change in quality (spinbarkeit) it gets sticky and thicker and less clear
some women have some pain at the time of ovulation ...Read more

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How much is a portion size for food? What does it look like?

How much is a portion size for food?  What does it look like?

4 oz meat : Four ounces of meat looks like a deck of cards or the palm of a hand. Eat twice that amount of vegetables- not potatoes or corn. ...Read more

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What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

Staph infection: "Staph" is what I think you're asking about? This is short for staphylococcus, a type of round bacterium. There are several kinds, and they can grow almost anywhere in the body. ...Read more

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How dangerous is pokeweed actually to humans? I heard it was. What does it look like?

How dangerous is pokeweed actually to humans?  I heard it was.  What does it look like?

Not very: Pokeweed contains two ingredients that may be toxic but it is also eaten as food. The berries are used to make a red dye that has many uses. Interesting information can be found at http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/phytolacca. ...Read more

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Is there an effective way to determine if you are ovulating and what does it look like?

Is there an effective way to determine if you are ovulating and what does it look like?

Ovulation: Great question. The only way to know for sure that you're ovulating is that you get pregnant. Any and everything else is nothing but circumstantial evidence. I think the most compelling argument that a woman is ovulating is that she has fairly regular periods, pain and cramping or discomfort in the middle of the month and sticky clear mucus, a rise in libido which means mother nature is no fool. ...Read more

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What are the types of impetigo, and what are impetigo symptoms and signs? What does impetigo look like?

What are the types of impetigo, and what are impetigo symptoms and signs? What does impetigo look like?

Blisters/crusting: Impetigo is a contagious skin infection usually caused by strep or staph. It is most common in children. There are small blisters that pop easily and then leave red, crusty areas. The honey colored fluid that drains from the blisters is full of bacteria, so it is easily spread to other people. See your doctor if you think you or your child has impetigo. ...Read more

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What does eczema look like?

What does eczema look like?

Rash: It is a scaly and itchy rash. There may be oozing blisters. There is often skin color change (lighter or darker) and if it has been around a while and the patient has scratched it, the skin can become leather-like. It is most common in infants and can be associated with asthma and/or hay fever. ...Read more