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Hole: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall or diaphragm through which intra-abdominal organs may pass. I the stomach is involved, it is usually a hiatal hernia, and may cause gerd symptoms, chest pain or difficulty swallowing. See a general surgeon for a consultation if your concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is this pressure in vagina that comes and goes, sometimes its on the right side then it will switch to the left. The pain is not so bad but still?
Many causes for pain: Usually crossing legs is not a cause of vein or circulation problems. Prolonged sitting or standing can aggravate vein problems, a hereditary problem. You can have vein problems in one leg only. Please see you doctor or see a vein specialist to determine the cause of pain. ...Read more
Many possibilities: By groin, you may mean the crease between the abdomen and top of leg, near the scrotum. This could be a hernia or a swollen lymph node or several other possibilities. If it is soft and comes and goes with position and coughing, etc, it is likely an inguinal hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a heartbeat in my stomach. Why? There is also this lump that comes and goes but it also moves up in down in my stomach. Why?
A few possibilities: The sensation of something in the throat is common. This is called "globus, " and is a common symptom of reflux. Other possibilities include an actual mass (cyst, tonsillolith, mucocele /etc.) or enlargement of the tonsil tissue at the back of the tongue, tonsillitis, etc. Especially if you have risk factors for throat cancer (e.g. Smoking, alcohol), you should get checked by an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feels like hair in back of my throat. Nothing is there and nothing is working to make it move. What is it and how to get rid of it ?
Throat: Please have you doctor refer you to a Throat specialist! ...Read more
I have what I think is a cyst/in grown hair in my groin What's the easiest way to get it to a head to pop it this is the 2nd one in 3montgs same spot?
Ache in ribs: 19 F Philippines asks: Sudden ache in the ribs... What is the cause? And what is it? This is not enough information to help. Ribs are all over so where is it hurting? What was going on when it started? Had it before? If so what made it better? Other illness? What kind of work do you do? Meds you take? Injury to ribs? Recommend you see your Dr down there. ...Read more
When I put my finger in my vagina it is like the is two directions it can go in because there is something in the middle. I think it's the cervix.
I have a little bit of protein in my urine.What is the main reason why that happens and how to get rid of it?This is the first time this happened.
Trace may be OK: A trace of protein in the urine may be normal for an active 19 year old. If you do moderately heavy workouts, muscle breaks down and forms rapidly and may lead to some protein in urine. However, if you have significant proteinuria of unknown cause, it must be worked up by an internist/nephrologist. ...Read more
Testis: Cryptorchidism, or an undescended testis is the condition where the testicle does not fully migrate into the scrotum. Occasionally the testis does not form at all, but more often it incompletely descends and is trapped between the abdominal and scrotal regions. Surgery can usually identify and correct this condition if the cord structures have adequate development and length. ...Read more
Angina is...: the medical term for pain that is caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart. This can happen when there are blockages in the coronary arteries, or when the arteries go into spasm. Often this is felt as chest pain, a sense of crushing chest discomfort, and/or pain in the left arm. If you are having this, see your doctor at once. Chest pain that doesn't stop or gets worse is an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It contains an egg: The follicle is a small bubble inside the ovary which contains the developing (microscopic) egg. Each cycle, as the egg develops, it is contained within the small fluid-filled follicle. This grows to about 2cm size, and at ovulation the follicle opens at the surface of the ovary, spilling out the fluid and releasing the mature egg. ...Read more
Virus: Human papillomavirus is a family of over 100 viruses. They mainly cause warts. In women they are the major cause of cervical cancer. In men they are the major cause of scrotal, penile and anal cancer. They also cause a fatal respiratory disease in newborns. It is caught and passed on inn various ways. The genital form obviously as std. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer