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Doctor insights on: Anatomical Position

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Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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When in the anatomical position, if i pronate my wrist i occassionally get sharp pain, and is intensified if I am contracting my wrist simultaneously?

When in the anatomical position, if i pronate my wrist i occassionally get sharp pain, and is intensified if I am contracting my wrist simultaneously?

See a surgeon: An orthopedist with an interest in the upper extremities or trained in hand surgery would be best. This could be tendonitis, bony abnormality, joint issues, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
Phlebology
43 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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What is it called when arteries and veins are not in the correct anatomical position?

What is it called when arteries and veins are not in the correct anatomical position?

Transposition.: Transposition is the term given to arteries and veins in reverse position. Other terms could be malformation or anatomical variation or even reversal. ...Read more

Dr. James White Dr. White
Cosmetic Surgery
27 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Why during a abdominal CT examination liver appears in the left and not in the right(it's anatomic position)?

Why during a abdominal CT examination liver appears in the left and not in the right(it's anatomic position)?

Situs inversus: You have situs inversus, a condition in which your organs are revered. It has no clinical implications. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans Dr. Gowans
Pediatrics
17 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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What does anatomic mean?

What does anatomic mean?

Anatomic- Websters: The structure of an organism and its parts. For example, "anatomically correct doll" means that the doll has all features consistent with the gender (male doll has penis etc). The "anatomical snuff box" is a place just distal to the wrist at the base of the thumb, when the thumb is stretched that forms an indentation/pocket. ...Read more

Dr. Phillip Goebel Dr. Goebel
Emergency Medicine
12 years in practice
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
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Anatomical problem what dose it mean?

Unclear: An anatomical problem in general is a structural problem with whatever organ is causing the symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
Ophthalmology
24 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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What is the correct anatomical term for the tear line?

What is the correct anatomical term for the tear line?

Tear meniscus : Tear meniscus: a thin strip of tear fluid with concave outer surfaces at the upper and lower lid margins. It contains most of the exposed tear volume. The absence of a tear meniscus is an indication of a dry eye. Syn. Marginal tear strip; lacrimal prism; tear prism, tear line. I hope you were asking about the eye! hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. William Gaya Dr. Gaya
Neurology
25 years in practice
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
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What is anatomic nueropathy?

What is anatomic nueropathy?

Autonomic neuropathy: Perhaps you mean autonomic neuropathy. This refers to a malfunction of the nerves in charge of automatic control of your body functions (like sweating, heart rate, blood vessel constriction in response to changes of position). In conditions like uncontrolled diabetes with autonomic neuropathy, nerves do not work properly and patients can develop dizziness or fainting when standing up quickly. ...Read more

Dr. William Lages Dr. Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
64 years in practice
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What causes, what are known as, "growing pains" on a anatomical level?

What causes, what are known as, "growing pains" on a anatomical level?

See below: There is no evidence that 'growing pains" are related to growth spurts. These pains are felt not to be due to bone, joint or muscle disease but to usual childhood physical activities including running, jumping, climbing, sports activities, etc. They occur as muscle aches which come and go, but often occur at dinnertime and bedtime, during the night. An exam by your doc can tell if no pathology. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Southard Dr. Southard
Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Is it possible to have male DNA and anatomic female body or other way round?

Is it possible to have male DNA and anatomic female body or other way round?

Yes: It is based on various genetic and/or hormonal abnormalities that can occur during the development of a fetus or early on in a baby's development. The specifics are somewhat complicated to review in this small space. If you are more interested consider a formal consultation or consider spending time researching on the internet. You can start by searching for androgen insensitivity syndrome ...Read more

Dr. Ilan Cohen Dr. Cohen
Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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What is anatomical narrowing of the eye?

What is anatomical narrowing of the eye?

Narrow angle: This is a condition where the drainage system of the eye can become impaired resulting in sudden increases in eye pressure. It happens because the physical arrangement of the eye causes the cornea and the iris to be too close together. It can be addressed with a simple laser procedure where necessary. See your eye doctor for a more thorough explanation. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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Dr. Constance Okeke Dr. Okeke
Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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I have just been diagnosed with anatomic narrow angle. No glaucoma. What medicines should I not take?

I have just been diagnosed with anatomic narrow angle. No glaucoma. What medicines should I not take?

Look on the labels: The majority of medications that list warnings about glaucoma have to do with the concern of people with narrow angles. There are components of medications, like antihistamines, that have a dilating effect on the pupil of the eye. This can congest the area where eye fluid naturally drains and cause an increase in eye pressure. Your doctor should advise you more closely on this. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein Dr. Brownstein
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
years in practice
University of Rome-La Sapienza Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery
15 years in practice
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER Dr. COLDWATER
Pediatrics
34 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Why would a child have to urinate every hour anatomical problem?

Why would a child have to urinate every hour anatomical problem?

Usually not: My first question is- can the child sleep all night without wetting or getting up multiple times? If he can sleep all night, it is unlikely that there is an anatomical problem. Some children go through a stage where they are very aware of their bladder and want to be sure to use every bathroom they see! If the amount of urine is small, that may be the cause. See his doctor to check it out. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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My anatomical exit is stuck; I am not able to get the turds out! should I see a doctor or i can manage myself?

My anatomical exit is stuck; I am not able to get the turds out! should I see a doctor or i can manage myself?

?constipation?: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. If this is not successful or you are impacted, you may need to see a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp Dr. Borncamp
Wound care
21 years in practice
Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
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What does the term "pan-diverticulosis" specify about the diverticulosis? Is it referring to a specific anatomical site?

What does the term "pan-diverticulosis" specify about the diverticulosis? Is it referring to a specific anatomical site?

Pan American games : The Pan American games are a competiton throughout the totality of the americas just like pan - diverticulosis is diverticulosis throughout the entire colon. ...Read more

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Dr. Miguel Rodriguez Dr. Rodriguez
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena
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Where is the anatomical location of liver enzymes in the hepatocytes?

Where is the anatomical location of liver enzymes in the hepatocytes?

Liver enzymes: Liver enzymes are in the different parts of the organ with no specific anatomic location. Some enzymes are located in the membrane of the hepatocyte, others in the cytoplasm of the hepatocyte and others are in the cells that line the bile ducts. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
Pain Management
25 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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