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Abdominal Bruit Sound
Bruit refers to a sound, heard via a stethoscope, of blood when it flows through a narrowed opening. As blood flows through a narrow diameter within a vessel, the velocity of flow increases and also becomes more turbulent. The importance of this sound is that, if your doctor hears it, it can signify underlying atherosclerosis--i.e. Build-up ...Read more
Ovary blood flow: Intra ovarian blood flow means the flow of blood inside the ovary itself as opposed to the flow of blood around the outside of the ovary. ...Read more
What does carotid pulses +2/4 bilaterally mean with no bruit? Abdominal Aorta not prominent? Femoral pulse +2/4 bilaterally. Is that normal?
Abdominal bloating/fullness, constipation, bleeding in stool, infrequent Abdominal pain. Does a normal abdominal ultrasound rule out something serious?
Hope you're okay?: My biggest concern would be a perforated rectum, based on your description, in which case you need EMERGENCY attention. The differential is broad & at any rate you need evaluation NOW please. ...Read more
Bruit?: Do you mean a "bruit"? That refers to an abnormal flow of blood with "whooshing" sound using a stethoscope. It indicates a degree of blockage in the carotid artery and should be followed up with a dedicated carotid ultrasound. ...Read more
How does pulsatile tinnitus and noise induced tinnitus differ in their sounds?Is pulsatile more rhythmic wavy and noise induced is constant high pitch
Tinnitus: Noise induced tinnitus is constant and high pitched. It is also associated with some degree of hearing loss. Pulsatile tinnitus feels like the heart is beating in the head. It is transmitted noise from blood vessels. It is not associated with hearing loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Central stomach pain, tender to palpate and feel strong heart beat in stomach, sudden. Abdominal aneurysm?
Can mitral valve's sound be heard in mid upper side of the chest? I hear a thick sound at S1 and I think it's aortic abnormal sound.
Mitral valve murmur: is usually a blowing sound heard best at about the nipple line just left of the sternum and radiates to the left side. It is difficult to say what you are hearing, and the best thing would be to have an exam by your family doctor or a cardiologist if this is concerning to you or you are having symptoms. What you are hearing may be a normal sound. ...Read more
Some (not all): An ultrasound of the abdomen is an excellent way of looking at solid-(liver, kidney, uterus, ovaries, spleen) and fluid-filled (gallbladder) organs; "not so much" for hollow ones such as the intestine. Therefore, it depends what type of cancer you are specifically looking for. A ct scan often provides complimentary and/or corroborating information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doc heard a Bruit In left CAROITED artery. Ultrasound came back complete normal. What is causing the bruit?
Aorta perception: Better that it is beating than not. The aorta can be felt through the skin in many people, especially if you are thin. When you start to go to sleep, sometimes you become aware of all sorts of heart beats/blood vessels. So this may be normal but a new awareness. But feeling your aorta raises the question of an aneurism that may be expanding, and that would be serious. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Lower abdomen/back pain, stomach churning & noisy, gas, bloating, nausea. normal stool. is it stress or something else?
Abdominal cramps, sore ribs, constipation, gurgling tummy, brown discharge. What does this sound like?
Constipation: Most likely constipation can explain all of that. The brown discharge is most likely secondary to retained stool in the rectum. Try starting some regular psyllium, decreased dairy (they harden the stools), plenty of water and increased fiber. If no bowel movement in any two day period, take a dose of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more
Upper left abdominal pressure, difficulty breathing for a week. Normal chest X-ray and CT abdominal with/without contrast. Is it gas? Hiatal hernia?
Upper left: There are many potential causes of upper left abdominal pressure so you must either go to the nearest Emergency Room or see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
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