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Briefly explain the symptoms of proliferative retinopathy if bleeding occurs?

Briefly explain the symptoms of proliferative retinopathy if bleeding occurs?

Vision clouding: Frequently stemming from diabetes, peripheral retinopathy involves new fragile blood vessels that can begin to grow in the retina and into the vitreous humor. (The gel-like fluid that fills the back of the eye). The new blood vessels are fragile and may leak blood into the vitreous humor, clouding vision. ...Read more

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Retinal traction that is involving the Macular., can this lead onto any problems. I have this only slightly & Macular edema & leakage from a HRVO.

Retinal traction that is involving the Macular., can this lead onto any problems. I have this only slightly & Macular edema & leakage from a HRVO.

Unclear: I assume you mean either CRVO or BRVO. Central vein occlusion and branch retinal vein occlusion can lead to macular edema . Neither condition usually cause macular traction. Macular traction is usually a result of proliferation diabetic retinopathy of macular pucker from an epiretinal membrane. Epiretinal membranes usually don't cause macular edema unless in the postop period after cataract surger ...Read more

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What diffuse disease of the ethmoid cells is agin noted without change probably related to the polyposis means?

What diffuse disease of the ethmoid cells is agin noted without change probably related to the polyposis means?

Chronic sinusitis: I assume this refers to the radiologist's interpretation of a ct scan of the sinuses. The ethmoid sinuses are located between the eyes and diffuse disease refers to thickening of tissue within the entire sinus. The thickened tissue generally represents chronic sinus infection although polyps can also cause this. The radiologist sees masses in the nose that look like polyps. ...Read more

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What happens to the plasma membrane of the red blood cells of humans with liver disease to cause the formation of acanthocytes? Thank you.

What happens to the plasma membrane of the red blood cells of humans with liver disease to cause the formation of acanthocytes? Thank you.

Change in lipids: The liver is responsible for general metabolism in the body, and the plasma membrane has a complex collection of lipids that are responsible for its "fluidity" and shape. It is believed that the apolipoproteins are abnormal in liver disease and cause fragility of the rbc membrane causing fragmentation and formation of acanthocytes. See also: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/acanthocyte. ...Read more

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Is there a disease that can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage, followed by onset of rectal bleeding?

Is there a disease that can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage, followed by onset of rectal bleeding?

Coagulopathies: Blood disorders such as hemophilia, platelet abnormalities, anticoagulant usage, autoimmune blood disorders can & do cause bleeding episodes in different organs and in different sites, separately or simultaneously. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with severe bleeding after giving birth?

What are the symptoms associated with severe bleeding after giving birth?

Bleeding after birth: I am assuming that you are interested in what to do with the bleeding that continues after you go home...How much is too much...How long is too long. I refer you to the site of an obgyn group that really has one of the best explanations I have seen. It should answer your questions- http://tinyurl.Com/dxogp9n. ...Read more

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At the age of 12 what is the most likely symptom of a brain tumor? If visual changes occur could an optician mistake them for other problems? Thanks

At the age of 12 what is the most likely symptom of a brain tumor? If visual changes occur could an optician mistake them for other problems? Thanks

Wrong person to see: An optician is not a medical doctor and is probably the last person you'd want to see if you were concerned about a brain tumor. Go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are the earliest symptoms of internal eye bleeding?

What are the earliest symptoms of internal eye bleeding?

You may see a veil: of red, pink or floaters that block your vision. Also, if you have a family history of hypertension or diabetes, then you must see an eye doctor and have baseline evaluation of your retina to make sure you don't have microscopic bleeds occurring. It will not be painful, unless it's blocking the aqueous humor draining, in which your intraocular pressure could be high. ...Read more

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What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

None for prediabetes: Definition is fasting sugar 100-125, , sugar 2-4 hours after eating 140-199, hga1c 5.7-6.4 diabetes (fasting >126, 2 hours after eating >200) often has no symtoms when sugars > 240 all the time get thirst, extra urination, humger. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

Uterine tenderness: Uterine tenderness is one of the most common symptoms. Obs use the term "tenderness" or "tender" to refer to discomfort or pain in the uterus, typically when pushing gently on the uterus. There can also be signs like a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, fever, etc. In cases of postpartum endometritis. ...Read more

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With minor hyperinsulinism and related hypoglycemia, how long does the onset of type 2 diabetes normally occur?

With minor hyperinsulinism and related hypoglycemia, how long does the onset of type 2 diabetes normally occur?

Years: What you describe is thought to be a precursor to dm. It can take years if at all to develop full blown dm but this can be treated with changes in diet and sometimes use of medication. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of uterine cancer? What are the causes, warning signs, and effects of uterine cancer? Who usually suffers from it?

What are the warning signs of uterine cancer? What are the causes, warning signs, and effects of uterine cancer?  Who usually suffers from it?

Vaginal Bleeding: Unusual vaginal bleeding, spotting, or discharge difficulty or pain when urinating pain during sexual intercourse pain in the pelvic area are some of the more common symptoms. Risk factors: older women obesity family history of uterine/colon cancer learn more on : http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/uterine-cancer. ...Read more

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If blunting of catosphrenic angle does not sggest tb, then what shud be the cause of the finding?

If blunting of catosphrenic angle does not sggest tb, then what shud be the cause of the finding?

Fluid: Blunting of the costophrenic angle indicates fluid in the lung space. This could be from an infection, or more typically, congestive heart failure. You need to be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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High bp cause 18ml of bleeding occurs in midbrain.Have any problem?

High bp cause 18ml of bleeding occurs in midbrain.Have any problem?

Hi BP/brain bleed: This is a medical emergency Please call 911 and go to ER ASAP. Usually associated with loss of consciousness, cranial nerve abnormalities may have seizures ,abnormal breathing, Rarely will try open evacuation at times will put in drain to relieve brain pressure . Go to ER NOW ...Read more

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Please explain why no changes in partial pressure of oxygen in the case of anemia hypoxia?

Please explain why no changes in partial pressure of oxygen in the case of anemia hypoxia?

Hemoglobin: Hemoglobin has four ligands to carry o2, i believe usually 2 used.You give o2, has dissolubility, and membrane transport to enter the cells to the hemoglobin, bind and in tissues where there is acid and low o2 tension and other factors are released to those tissues for energy processing. You give more o2 and the o2 in the plasma increases but not in the saturation of the hemoglobin due to above. ...Read more

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When you have scotoma develop in one eye only and the patient has a pituitary adenoma, takes plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) and has ischemic microvascular disease, can you tell which one most likely caused the scotoma?

When you have scotoma develop in one eye only and the patient has a pituitary adenoma, takes plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) and has ischemic microvascular disease, can you tell which one most likely caused the scotoma?

Depends on VF defect: Plaquinil and ischmic optic nerve disease may produce similar visual field defects, however, examination should be able to differentiate the two. Pituitary field defects are quite different. A differentiation should be able to be ascertained. ...Read more

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If bleeding in brain of thrombocytopenia?

Possible: Severe thromboctytopenia may cause bleeding anywhere. If you have thrombocytopenia and feeling pressure in your head, dizziness , blurred vision go to hospital now. If not discuss with your doctor about causes and treatment of your disease. ...Read more

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If myopia increases, there is loss of visual acuity or blurriness. What symptoms occur when myopia decreases? Are they the same?

If myopia increases, there is loss of visual acuity or blurriness. What symptoms occur when myopia decreases? Are they the same?

Myopia: Myopia is short sightedness. You have to get closer to see the same things a person with normal vision can see. If the myopia decreases you can clearly see things at a greater distance than you could before. Astigmatism - abnormal shape of the eyeball-causes blurriness. ...Read more

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