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What can cause low blood volume?

What can cause low blood volume?

Low Blood Volume: Low blood volume (lv) can be caused by lack of intake, or loss of fluids. If one has a hemorrhage and losses a great deal of blood, that causes lv. If a person has severe diarrhea, lv can be consequence as well. Likewise, if a person is denied water, lv is a result as well. Lv can be a serious situation if it severe and acute. In that case, seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How to find the residual volume of the lungs?

How to find the residual volume of the lungs?

Residual volume: of the lungs can be measured with a Lung Volume test. It is part of the Pulmonary Function Test or PFT. It can be elevated in emphysema and reduced in pneumonia, as examples. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why can't we exhale residual volume?

Can any doc explain why can't we exhale residual volume?

See below: By definition, residual volume is residual, or left behind in your lungs. This is needed to keep your lung tissue from closing shut due to the surface tension of the fluid (surfactant) in your lungs which allows gas exchange. It's similar to a wet, soapy glass or cup in the sink. It sometimes sticks to the sink and you need a little more force to break the surface tension of the water. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cerebellum volume loss at a young age?

What are the causes of cerebellum volume loss at a young age?

Most common : Cause in young people are familial or congenital causes. ...Read more

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Is significant post void residual volume is due to prostatitis?

Is significant post void residual volume is due to prostatitis?

Possible: Prostatitis is usually accompanied by significant discomfort, burning with urination and urinary frequency. If you do have a significant post void residual, a further evaluation, including urodynamics, may help. ...Read more

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Is increasingly worsening tinnitus cause for concern?What are some of the causes of an increased volume or persistence of ringing?

Is increasingly worsening tinnitus cause for concern?What are some of the causes of an increased volume or persistence of ringing?

Persistent Tinnitus: Great quest. Although tinnitus is a common (typically benign) condition, it is worth mentioning any changes to a specialist. It can result from a # of diff causes (meds, vascular, neurologic) but most are idiopathic (unknown cause). Standard eval inclds a hearing test, followed by an ENT exam. History is important, so before your visit, try to write down all your sympt's & what makes better/worse. ...Read more

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Is there any serious conditions that cause a lot of fecal volume? I go daily and they are formed, soft, shape of sausage. But there is a lot of them.

Is there any serious conditions that cause a lot of fecal volume? I go daily and they are formed, soft, shape of sausage. But there is a lot of them.

No problem..: Having large amounts of normal stools is not only ok, but healthy for your colon. Our western diet usually does not provide enough roughage, and subsequently our bowel habits in this country are also not very healthy. In cultures where they eat a great diet and have extremely low rates of colon and bowel problems, they often have 5-6 stools daily. So you are eating a great diet and stop worrying! ...Read more

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My pus cell is 6-8HPF and epithelial cell 35-40HPF . Active motile 40%. Morphology 60%. Volume 0.5cc. Is it normal or cause to serious injure.

My pus cell is 6-8HPF and epithelial cell 35-40HPF . Active motile 40%. Morphology 60%. Volume 0.5cc. Is it normal or cause to serious injure.

If this is a: SPERM examination , NO its not "normal" This needs explanation from a UROLOGIST since the exact reason for the low motility and low normal morphology may be a number of pre-existing and/or temporary conditions!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Does stress and anxiety cause frequent low volume urination?

Does stress and anxiety cause frequent low volume urination?

Well, some people w: Anxiety become focused on urinating and the need to urinate. As a result they may urinate often. By urinating so often, they are likely to have less fluid volume. This becomes a vicious cycle. Cognitive behavioral therapy can help. On the other hand, it is always important to rule out any medical causes for urinary symptoms first (your physician or a urologist). ...Read more