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Easy : Myopia, aka nearsightedness, usually means that you able to more easily see up close than far away. Without glasses or contacts on, there should be a natural focal point where vision is clear. "nearsighted" does not mean "nearsightless." farsighted individuals see distance more easily than at near. If in doubt, get a refraction by your eye doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Ann, the spleen lies in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Several conditions, such as mono, can cause problems with the spleen, but the lung, diaphragm, stomach, and colon are all nearby, and can cause pain in that location. If you have symptoms that aren't improving, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Everything seems so confusing and difficult at the moment. When will grief from death of my husband end?
How do you know when to use heat for pain; and when to use ice? And is always better when using heat to use moist heat? - so confusing
What does it mean if my ovary measure over 40mls? It seems to be a little on the large side? It used to measure 14.1mls. All very confusing.
Depends: That is a little enlarged for an ovary. Their are many potential causes for an enlarged ovary. Typically the cause will be an ovarian cyst or mass. Their can be multiple smaller cysts. Your doctor should be able to help clarify the cause and significance of the enlarged ovary and determine what should be done next. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I'm having a problem with my erection. Its so confusing because im hard as a rock at one point and then it doesn't want to get hard again. Please help.
Relax: I choose that word after many years of experience. The brain messes up our erections, not the body in most instances. Performance anxiety is the number one problem when this scenario presents itself to the young man. A good physician will check your blood pressure, blood sugar level and your thyroid function to make sure this is not a medical problem, but it is about your worries most likely. ...Read more
Semantics: A pregnancy is considered to last 40 weeks or 9 months. The two are not directly interchangeable because most months are not exactly 4 weeks. Half of a pregnancy is 20 weeks or 4 and 1/2 months. It just does not correlate evenly. Most of us use weeks rather than months to follow the duration of a pregnancy. ...Read more
You are right: Lupus results can be confusing, but without knowledge of the results, i think i will make you more confused simply by listing tests and their values. ...Read more