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What is the definition or description of: Rectal diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Rectal diseases?

Rectal diseases: Rectal diseases = disorder or pathological condition affecting the last 6 to 8 inches of large intestine. ...Read more

Dr. Debora McClary
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Anal And Rectal Diseases (Definition)

Anal and rectal diseases are conditions that effect the bottom end of the digest tract, including the anus. These conditions may include hemorrhoids, cancer, warts, ...Read more


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I had a lump removed, 3 weeks ago from near my anus.Now have an appointment to attend endoscopy clinic. Worried to what's going on?

I had a lump removed, 3 weeks ago from near my anus.Now have an appointment to attend endoscopy clinic. Worried to what's going on?

Best to find out: Exactly what is going on. It is impossible for us to know. You will soon know all the answers. Be patient. I know it is hard. But don't cross bridges that you may never come to. It just might be a swollen lymph node that was aggrevated and you will be fine. Keep your chin up and keep us posted! ...Read more

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Which clinics in singapore perform anal smear tests and anoscopy?

Which clinics in singapore perform anal smear tests and anoscopy?

Most of them: Singapore hospital have advance and modern surgical suits, most major hospital dose that. ...Read more

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Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do ?

Go to clinic: Please follow your doctor's advice and go to the sexual health clinic. You likely have a treatable disorder and may need follow-up care. There is no stigma in going to a sexual health clinic. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I recently developed 3 small VERY painful sores on my genitals. Right under the vagina; the skin between the vagina and anus. I noticed them when I went to urinate and it was almost unbearable. I immediately went to the nearest clinic where they took a sw

I recently developed 3 small VERY painful sores on my genitals. Right under the vagina; the skin between the vagina and anus. I noticed them when I went to urinate and it was almost unbearable. I immediately went to the nearest clinic where they took a sw

Genital herpes: The herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes genital herpes. Sexual contact is the primary way that the virus spreads. After the initial infection, the virus lies dormant in your body and can reactivate several times a year. There's no cure for genital herpes, but medications can ease symptoms and reduce the risk of infecting others. The diagnosis is confirmed by viral culture. See your PCP to discuss ...Read more

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I have burning and itching in my rectal area but it is not hemroids. I have scleroderma and was told the disease has changed the skin in my anus?

I have burning and itching in my rectal area but it is not hemroids. I have scleroderma and was told the disease has changed the skin in  my anus?

Anal Itching: Causes of anal itching include: dry skin, too much moisture, fecal incontinence, excessive washing, overuse of laxatives, chemical irritants, skin disorders, yeast infections, hemorrhoids, anal abrasions, fissures and fistulas, food irritants, medications, infections, anal tumors, other causes. ...Read more

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Is there a tropical disease clinic that would do me a rickettsia mooseri test?

Is there a tropical disease clinic that would do me a rickettsia mooseri test?

Murine typhus: Rickettsia is a genus of non-motile, Gram-negative, non-sporeforming, highly pleomorphic bacteria that can present as cocci, rods or thread-like. Rickettsia mooseri is now called Rickettsia typhi. Onset is characterized by persistent headache, a high grade fever, and a cutaneous rash predominating on the trunk. ELISA tests are available and antibiotics should be started while tests are pending. ...Read more

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I am looking for a Parkinson's disease specialist at scott and white clinic , tx?

I am looking for a Parkinson's disease specialist at scott and white clinic , tx?

Movement disorders: Contact the neurology department and ask if they have a movement disorder clinic. Many even have specific clinic for parkinsons with on-going research into treatment and management. Your primary doctor can help to facilitate referral to a specific clinic or movement disorder specialist. ...Read more

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Seems all sleep disorder clinics are for daytime what about night owls?

Seems all sleep disorder clinics are for daytime what about night owls?

Night owls: If you feel you are a night owl, but do not feel rested from your sleep, please get an assessment from a Psychologist or Physician sleep expert. The body clock can be reset if you desire to sleep more at night, and if your lifestyle is more night owl, a sleep Psychologist can work in detail with you to create interventions to help you get the best quality rest from your sleep. Don't give up! ...Read more

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What happens in a residential eating disorder clinic?

What happens in a  residential eating disorder clinic?

You live there: Residential treatment just means you live at the treatment center without your family. ...Read more

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How can I tell boss im going to an eating disorder clinic?

How can I tell boss im going to an eating disorder clinic?

Not full disclosure: You are likely under no obligation to reveal personal medical history to your boss, especially information you view as sensitive. It is appropriate to indicate that you have a medical appointment, particularly if a treatment plan may require frequent or scheduled work absences. Discuss with your boss how the family medical leave act (fmla) may provide you support in this circumstance. ...Read more

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My foreskin doesn't retract past my glands is that a problem when i get tested at a clinic for sexual transmitted diseases?

My foreskin doesn't retract past my glands is that a problem when i get tested at a clinic for sexual transmitted diseases?

Phimosis: Phimosis is the medical term used to describe an unretractible foreskin. The problem with phimosis is the inability to provide proper hygiene to the underlying penis and inner foreskin making you more susceptible to infection, certain std, voiding issues, and even penile cancer later in life. Treatment options: gentle repeated manual traction, steroid creams, circumcision. ...Read more

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My wife has lupus and fibromyalgia. Is there a clinic that specializes in these diseases? Or should we just suck em up and be content with present?

My wife has lupus and fibromyalgia.  Is there a clinic that specializes in these diseases?  Or should we just suck em up and be content with present?

Lupis treatment: The best kind of dr. To address your condition is called a rheumatologist. I would look for someone who is board certified in that specialty. There should be a listing in the yellow pages or you may want to check with your local medical society. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best sleep clinic in U.S. or world? Have primary sleep disorder. Never slept more than 2 hours in 6 sleep studies, some no sleep.

What is the best sleep clinic in U.S. or world?  Have primary sleep disorder. Never slept more than 2 hours in 6 sleep studies, some no sleep.

Sleep disorder: Sleep studies can help but consider looking at additional modalities such as a nutritionist (to check for food allergies) and clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training. See www.asch.net for licensed referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can i get tested for bipolar disorder at a walk-in clinic?

Can i get tested for bipolar disorder at a walk-in clinic?

I doubt it: There may be more than one misunderstanding here. 1. There is not a "test" for bipolar. The diagnosis is made on a detailed history of mood episodes. 2. Walk-in clinics are not likely to have a psychiatrist or psychotherapist and while, unfortunately in my opinion, some gps do prescribe medications for mental disorders, it should not be done at a walk-in where they hardly know you at all. ...Read more

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I have this disease and have been turned down by vanderbilt and cleveland clinic for stents , but one doctor at another hospital said he could do stent?

I have this disease and have been turned down by vanderbilt and cleveland clinic for stents , but one doctor at another hospital said he could do stent?

Depends: Cardiologists all have different thresholds as to when they should to procedures; even if a procedure can be done doesn't necessarily mean that it _should_ be, if the risks outweigh the benefits. It is always useful to have a second opinion, and the key is to get appropriate informed consent; ask the new doctor why he's willing to do the stent where the others aren't. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor Dx's mitochondrial disease? Genetics? Neuro? Is there such thing as a mito specialist? Clinic best known for mito?

Pediatric geneticist: Mitochondrial diseases produce particular syndromes that would be hereditary through the maternal line. The severity of the symptoms varies even within affected individuals in the same family. Closely looking at metabolic breakdwon products in urine and a muscle biopsy would diagnose nearly all of the cases. ...Read more

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Autoimmune disease often appears after pregnancy. No clinic sympt. Now. My ena's 0.2, but my rnp 1.6. Can pregnancy provoke growth of rnp or illnness?

Autoimmune disease often appears after pregnancy. No clinic sympt. Now. My ena's 0.2, but my rnp 1.6. Can pregnancy provoke growth of rnp or illnness?

Possibly! : Many autoimmune diseases flare because of estrogen. Some labs can be transiently positive and can disappear! a disease requires clinical diagnosis, not a barely positive lab test! ...Read more

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Can Parkinson's disease cause pots/ dystautonomia and autonomic neuropathy? Mayo clinic cannot find my cause to many diagnosis. ....Any help

Can Parkinson's disease cause pots/ dystautonomia and autonomic neuropathy?  Mayo clinic cannot find my cause to many diagnosis. ....Any help

PD and Dysautonomia: A variant of parkinson"s has dysautonomia as a feature. A parkinsonian syndrome known as multiple system atrophy has significant autonomic system dysfunction. ...Read more

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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


Dr. J Kevin Jetton
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Community Clinics (Definition)

Community clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical services by appointment or walk-in ...Read more