Doctor insights on:
Causes Of Hemopericardium
Hemopericardium?: In an open "surgical " repair central lines may be placed and the wires used to put them in may cause trouble like that. In many many repairs I have never heard of such an occurrence though. ...Read more
Hemopericardium: Blood in the pericardial sack around the heart can be due to bleeding from one of the arteries on the heart, bleeding from the aorta or aortic aneurysm, cardiac perforation after a procedure or a cardiac wall rupture. The severity depends upon the cause and treatment ranges from observation to open heart surgery. All of these should be followed by a cardiologist and a surgeon. ...Read more
Mum died suddenly due to hemopericardium. She had stopped taking blood pressure tablets. Was this the cause?
No: Hemopericardium is caused by bleeding into the sac that encases the heart. High blood pressure is not a cause. Trauma, malignancy, infection, and diseases of deficient platelets or clotting factors are the causes. Sorry about your mum. Hope this information gives you some closure or reassurance. ...Read more
My wife died 3 days ago from hemopericardium. She died instantly would there have been some warning in the weeks prior that something was wrong.?
I'm so sorry to hear: The heart is enclosed in a sack called pericardium containing a small amount of fluid at all time. Hemopericardium means blood instead of fluid and if this happens from a rupturing of a vessel/aorta near the heart, it can impede the heart rapidly. Some people have this following a heart attack, but usually gives some symptoms. Rarely infection can also do this. Sorry for your loss. Please see doc. ...Read more
My husband was in a serious car accident and the doctor said he has a "hemopericardium." what is that?
Blood around heart: The heart is surrounded by a sac. A hemopericardium is when blood is contained in that sac and surrounds the heart. ...Read more
BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more
WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read more
Herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries
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Part of healing: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more
Urethritis: I hope you meant urethritis. Urethritis is the inflammation of the urethra - a tube that drains the bladder outside. The main portion of the urethra in males lies within the penis. An inflammation of the urethra is urethritis. The most common cause of urethritis is infection such as std. ...Read more
Wrist pain: Wrist pain can be from a variety of reasons, but most likely is related to repetitive trauma from things like keyboards/computers and manual work. Other questions: any swelling, any finger swelling, any redness, any fever, any rash or other infections? Answers to these may alter the diagnosis. ...Read more
Ambras Syndrome: Ambras syndrome is a very rare type of hypertrichosis (excess hair) a congenital skin disease characterized by excessive hair growth on the entire body, with the exception of the palms, soles, and mucous membranes. Werewolf Syndrome. ...Read more
Genes: Wilson's disease is due to mutations in the wilson disease protein (atp7b) gene. Wilson's - konovalov's disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues like the liver and cornea; this manifests as neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease. It is treated with medication and sometimes liver transplant. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Although the simple answer is that infidelity seems to be a symptom of a troubled relationship, it may be more complex than that. It could be a result of one partner's difficulty being monogamous, the need for attention from others, or perhaps difficulties and frustrations in sexual relations, or a whole host of other problems. Consider seeking help from a qualified couple therapist. ...Read more
Many causes: Paralysis may be congenital abnormality, infections like polio, auto-immune process like guillen barre; traumatic injury to head or spinal cord, poisoning like botulism, and cerebrovascular attacks/strokes, chemical poisoning like lead, vitamin deficiencies and whole lot more. ...Read more
Diaphragm spasm: Side 'stitch' is a common slang term for diaphgram spasm which occurs while running or during vigorous activitiy. The diaphragm expands and contracts during normal breathing. When you exercise, the movement is exagerated and a spasm may occur which feels like something poking you in your side. ...Read more
Unprotected sex: Are you asking about the birds and the bees? The actual mechanics of (unprotected) sex? Artificial reproductive techniques (art) such as in vitro fertilization (ivf) can also "cause" pregnancy w/o sexual intercourse. Check out http://health. Yahoo. Net/experts/womentoday/mechanics-pregnancy. Bottom line, guy puts penis inside vagina & releases sperm, one of which joins female egg causing pregnancy. ...Read more
Dwarfism has multiple causes, including genetic defects, endocrine dysfunction involving either the pituitary or the thyroid gland, chronic diseases such as rickets, renal failure, intestinal malabsorption defects, and psychosocial stress, as in the maternal deprivation syndrome.
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Retinal changes, etc: Sparkles termed photopsias, can occur from changes in the character of the vitreous in the back of the eye mostly due to aging, but can also be due to retinal detachments, and some inherited retinal changes. They can also be a thing that occurs with migraines. You should visit your ophthalmologist if you have these symptoms. ...Read more
Pneumothorax: Blunt or penetrating chest injuries can result in pneumothoracies. Underlying lung disease like emphysema (COPD), cystic fibrosis or pneumonia. Blebs that rupture ("air blisters" that can develop on the tops of lungs) can also cause this trauma. Mechanical ventilation while in and of itself life saving can cause pressure differences in the lung causing the rupture as well. ...Read more
Think flesh/muscles!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more
Alkaline diet: The normal urine ph is on the acid side (less that 7, 0) but urine may be alkaline if there is a diet producing alkaline chemistry, and may be alkaline after a meal and sometimes will reflect a urinary tract infection. Alkaline urine is commonly a suspension and looks a little cloudy. Not a problem at all unless it is present day after day most of the time. ...Read more