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Does Strangulation Of Genitalia Usually Cause Many Symptoms
Vaginal atrophy: Vaginal atrophy is caused by lack of Estrogens in the genital area. It makes the vaginal introitus smaller and dry causing discomfort and pain during intercourse and predisposing the area to infections of the urogenital tracy. A review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginalatrophy/ds00770/dsection=symptomsvaginal dryness, vaginal burning, burning with urination, urgency with urination ... ...Read more
No.: Ventral hernias encompass a broad range of hernias of the front of the abdominal wall, including umbilical, epigastric, spigelian, and incisional hernias. Symptoms are primarily related to the size of the hole in the abdominal wall and what, if anything, is getting 'stuck' in them. While not all of these require repair, this determination is best made by a hernia surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Small bowel obstruction is typically the result of a blockage of one's small bowel and presents with symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. This is typically caused by adhesions or scar tissue as a result of previous surgery. It is typically treated conservatively with bowel rest (nothing by mouth) and IV fluids. Surgery may be necessary at times. ...Read more
Does chlamydia cause pain when pressure is on vagina? Where does chlamydia usually cause pain and what are the most common symptoms?
Yes: Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction. Symptoms develop quickly [seconds to minutes] after a person is exposed to something he or she is allergic to [foods, medications, insect bites, etc]. Symptoms can include hives [itchy, raised, red patches], trouble breathing/swallowing, wheezing, abdominal pain/cramping. Prompt treatment can be life saving. Use an epi-pen if you have it. Then er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Endocarditis, or infection of a heart valve, is a serious illness. In its acute form, there may be high fever, chills and sweats, generalized weakness, arrhythmias and heart failure. The subacute form is subtler and may gradually cause anemia, weakness, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, depression and eventually heart failure. Either form is potentially lethal. If suspected, it needs evaluation. ...Read more
Can multiple sclerosis present itself in the form of an insatiable appetite? What are other unlikely symptoms?
Rather unlikely: This presentation would sway me to consider onset of diabetes, or an alternative problem involving the hypothalamus, such as a secondary medication effect. There are lots of unusual presentations of ms, but it is a specific diagnosis with specific patterns. See your primary care doctor and get the answer to your dilemma. ...Read more
How often do chlamydia/gonorhea in men cause testicular symptoms, especially early on? Does that usually happen early or in general? For both of those
Epididymitis?: Probably under 1% of urethral gonorrhea or chlamydia leads to epididymitis, which generally causes severe pain and swelling in a single testicle, usually a few weeks after catching the infection. Milder aching of both testicles does not indicate epididymitis or testicular infection. That's a common symptom in some men with any genital infection doesn't indicate anything serious. ...Read more
Pain, vomiting: An incarcerated or strangulated hernia is often very painful, and there would be a painful hard lump at the hernia site that does not go back inside. Vomiting and sometimes low fever. Often unable to eat. It is usually a distinctive and significantly new change of marked painful swelling at the hernia, and can be a surgical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a paraesophegal hiatal hernia how long can it take for strangulation of the stomach to occur? What symptoms occur when/if this happens?
Suddenly: Strangulation of the stomach occurs as an acute event - sudden indent of pain, progressive, often associated with inability to swallow and wretching. It is very uncommon, but also unpredictable. See a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Egd 2 yrs ago: small hiatal hernia. Nexium (esomeprazole) & Prilosec no help. More and worse symptoms now. Possible strangulation of hernia?
No: A small hernia does not have the room to twist and cut off its blood supply which is the definition of strangulation. Antireflux meds frequently lose efficacy and either the dose has to be increased or switched to another one. A change in symptoms like this usually warrants a follow up egd. Consult with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bad news: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, through which can protrude intraabdominal organs such as the intestines. If the organs protruding through the hole get their blood supply cut off due to swelling or twisting, gangrene can develop in a matter of hours. This is what is meant by a strangulated hernia. It requires emergency surgery to avoid death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You don't: They will go away on their own ...Read more
Depends: Strangualrion from an assault can result in decreased oxygen to the brain resulting in anoxia & brain damage. Strangulation from sexual activity or to get high, can also result in anoxic brain damage. The high comes from the brain losing its oxygen impacting the frontal lobes leading to a high (similar to what happens in an airplane when the air pressure drops, before people go unconscious). ...Read more
Don't get strangled: Hemorrhages caused because valsalva against a closed glottus and increased intravascular pressure ...Read more
Vague question: Method of strangulation, extend and amount of crush injury determine the recovery. Be more specific as the mechanism and severity of injury ...Read more
Brief version: A great deal happens: injuries can include hypoxic injury to the brain, direct carotid arterial injury, and injury to the spinal cord / neck vertebrae. Said differently, the structures of the neck can be directly injured leading to paralysis and even brain damage from lack of oxygen to the brain. ...Read more
Bowel obstruction: By definition, if you have strangulated bowel in your hernia, you are obstructed. Usual symptoms include pain, nausea, bloating, and later with emesis and sepsis. As the bowel starts to die, you may have redness and swelling of the overlying soft tissue. It is considered a surgical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I seem to have inguinal hernia without bulge. Is intestine strangulation still possible in this case?
...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donovanosis. Non-infectious causes can include fixed drug reaction and behcet's. A visit to the doctor can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
If there are NO physical symptoms of hpv but there is a positive hpv found on Pap smear, are they able to tell if it is an oral or genital cause?
Genital: HPV strains are specific to their environmental needs and occupy superficial layers of tissues they invade. If HPV was evident in a pap smear testing it only got there through genital/genital contact. That does not mean there was never any oral exposure, just that local findings mean local exposure. ...Read more
Do genital herpes symptoms cause constant burning/itching. I think i may be having an outbreak but symptoms seem to subside every few hours. No sores.
What other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?
Very few symptoms: Small genital warts have few symptoms, so many women don't even know they have them, unless the warts are on the outside and the women can see or feel them. Warts on the outside (vulva) can itch sometimes. Warts in the vaginal and on the cervix are unknown to the women unless the warts are bigger and/or get irritated by sex. Warts shouldn't cause an odor, so an odor may be due to other reasons. ...Read more
Does HPV cause genital discharge? If not, what are its symptoms then for female?How do I know that an infection is happening (CIN) other than Pap test
HPV is not: directly associated with vaginal discharge, but is associated with chronic cervical inflammation, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Infections/STI. May times HPV positive women have NO symptoms - which is why it is so important to get SCREENED in your 20's. The only way to diagnose an active INFECTION is with clinical exam and CULTURES. See your GYN provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have test positive for HSV 1 but I have not any symptoms. I have been having dry spots on my penis that I am not sure is my first outbreak. I know that HSV 1 usually cause moutb cold sores but since I have not had any I am curious if I may have genital
Maybe : We know now that 1 in 5 Americans have the HSV 1 and/or 2 virus.The vast majority of them don't even know that they have it.The slide used in lectures is of an ice berg with the portion above the water being those who have had outbreaks.Unfortunately both types 1and2 can be either oral or genital and the only way to know where u have the virus is by having an outbreak.The best advice is to b safe ...Read more
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