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Can A Small Enough Vsd Be Left Untreated
My urethra is swollen on the left side. Swelling is bad enough to close the opening, it has 2 small tears but doesnt hurt. What should I do?
See remark: When and how did you have the injury ?to the urethra?? Of course the urethra is narrow and hence affects the stream. Sit in a warm tub for 5 minutes ,after drying apply a dab of Neosporin ointment to area twice a day.(any drug store carries the ointment.In the event it wont get well ,please see a doctor. ...Read more
How does the pulmonary pressure get high enough in asd to make it a right to left shunt instead of the opposite if its just a small hole?
Pulmonary: Hypertension can result from years of increased pulmonary return when the pressure in the right atrium gets higher than left atrium flow direction shifts. ...Read more
My daughter is 2 years and 10 months old. She has a small apical muscular vsd (3-4mm ) with left to right shunt. What is the treatment?
Follow-up: Such a small vsd is unlikely to be hemodynamically significant --> probably not enough of a connection to put any significant extra strain on the heart or lungs. It may still close on its own. Continued follow-up with a cardiologist will be important, as well as good dental hygiene to prevent infection, but it is unlikely to ever need any medication, intervention or activity restrictions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fell biking and smashed my left wrist into ground. Now have pain in triquestral bone and small loss of rom. Brace and ice enough or do I need xrays?
My left testis is like cherry only but my right is twice it. i had varicocele before, is it the cause why it is small? could it produce enough sperm?
Well...: It seems that your varicocele had an effect on your left testis. Sometimes it can recover some of it's size and function quite well. The wait period is about 6 months to a year. You are young. You can be perfectly fertile with one functioning testicle. Nothing to worry about ...Read more
I had varicocele surgery on my left testis. is this the cause why it is small? could it still have enough sperm to impregnate a woman?
Varicocele: removal could cause the size to appear smaller but shouldnt have any effect on impregnating a woman ...Read more
Hi, a girl and I were humping in our clothes, I was wearing jeans with no underwear. I noticed afterwards she may have left a small wet spot on my jeans where my private part was. About a little over a week, I know I wasn't eating much nor getting enough
Why Are You Worried: What is the question and why are you worried about a wet spot on your jean ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in my neck for 3 month from throat infection. They are moveable and much smaller. I left it untreated. Will i need antibiotics?
No: Lymph nodes fight inflammation for a living. They will often enlarge and become tender during the process and may take a significant time to return to their normal state. As long as they are soft, movable, and gradually improving they will be fine. In any event, antibiotics are unnecessary. ...Read more
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