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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of septoplasty?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of septoplasty?

Reshape the septum: "plasty" means to change, as in the shape. Septoplasty is a surgery where the nasal septum is reshaped to improve the nasal airway anatomy. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of the medicine stelabid?

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of carpole tunnel syndrome?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of carpole tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel: Carpel tunnel resuts from too much pressure on the median nerve which runs on the volar surface of your wrist and gets compressed by the transverse carpal ligament in your wrist, which can be irritated by repetitive hand activities. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of "hida scan" procedure, in the medical field?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of "hida scan" procedure, in the medical field?

Hepatobiliary study: Patient injected intravenously with isotope tagged to chemical hida that is extracted preferentially by liver cells mimicking bile.Some stored in gall bladder and some enters small bowel from common bile duct. Cholecystokinin, natural hormone, slowly injected intravenously to stimulate gall bladder contraction. Normal function has at least 35% emptying of gall bladder in adults. Some pts have pain. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of hydrocodone.?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of hydrocodone.?

Not sure what you: Mean by "explanation? " hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic form of codeine, which is an opiate drug derived from the opium poppy. It attaches to receptors that are concerned with pain, and turns those receptors off, so we do not feel the pain. This occurs at the site of the pain, in the spinal cord and in the brain. Some act at one receptors, and others at multiple receptors, differ in side effects. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of chalazion surgery?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of chalazion surgery?

Yes: The eyelid is numbed with an injection. After that, there is no discomfort. The chalazion is opened, usually, from the inside of the eyelid and the material in it is removed. The procedure lasts about 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of concussions please.?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of concussions please.?

Impaired function: Concussion occurs after some trauma to the brain. It can affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. Some common findings are headaches, nausea, sensitivity to light and noise, fatigue, visual problems, problems concentrating, emotional irritability, drowsiness, sleeping problems. There are tests that can be performed to gauge the severity. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of medicine detrol (tolterodine)?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of medicine detrol (tolterodine)?

Detrol (tolterodine) is: Detrol (tolterodine) is one of drugs for treating overactive bladder with frequency, urgency, and urge urinary incontinence, like Ditropan (oxybutynin), Toviaz (fesoterodine), Santura (trospium), Vesicare (solifenacin), etc. Their purpose is about the same to ease bladder muscle spasm to avoid uncontrollable bladder contraction leading to urge urinary incontinence; their side effects are similar. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of pieriea of the gums. What medication is given?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of pieriea of the gums. What medication is given?

Deep cleaning: I assume you mean pyorrhea, which is an old term. We now use acute periodontal infection. Usually treatment calls for scaling/root planning, tissue debridement, all under anesthetic. Sometimes and antibiotic is prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of causes and diagnosis of meningitas?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of causes and diagnosis of meningitas?

Meningitas: Never heard of it but if you mean meningitis one of the signs is you can't spell. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of Achilles tendons?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of Achilles tendons?

It's a tendon in the: Back of lower leg that aches to the heel bone. What else do you want to know about it? ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of caroidiod artery disease?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of caroidiod artery disease?

Carotid artery disea: They have gotten rusty because of smoking or high cholesterol or an inherited problem. And may cause a stroke and paralysis and death. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation of periorbital cellulitis in children?

Can I get easy to understand explanation of periorbital cellulitis in children?

Infection around eye: It is a bacterial infection around the eye. The eye is an extension of the brain. Because of this, these infections may be serious. They require early, aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of herpes simplex type 1?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of herpes simplex type 1?

Herpes Simplex Virus: 1 most commonly causes cold sores. In some cases - it can also cause lesions on the genitals. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of optic nerve hypoplasia?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of optic nerve hypoplasia?

ON hypoplasia: Optic nerve hypoplasia is a congenital condition in which the optic nerve, the nerve between the eye and the brain, does not develop properly. On appearance, the nerve is much smaller than normal. The visual effects are variable with vision anywhere from normal to totally blind. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of epidural steroid injection.?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of epidural steroid injection.?

Yes: It is an injection of steroid medication into your back or neck to help reduce inflammation around nerves to reduce pain. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of a knee cyst scope surgery?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of a knee cyst scope surgery?

Instead: Of large incision, they go in with small apparatus inside knee, they can see and preform surgery through it. Healing time quicker. ...Read more

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Can I get easy to understand explanation regarding interstitial lung disease?

Can I get easy to understand explanation regarding interstitial lung disease?

Interstitial: It means the area between the alveoli. That includes the blood vessels and the basement membranes, etc, anything not part of the alveoli itself. When there is an inflammation, it occurs in that area. The fibrocytes, part of the inflammatory reaction lay down fibers (scar), it thickens that area making the distance between the wall of the alveoli and the blood vessel farther, diffusion is impaired. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of ecg, angioplasty - open heart surgery?

Heart procedures: An ECG or ekg, electrocardiogram, measures the electrical activity of the heart. It can give an indication of abnormal heart rhythm, heart attacks or many other conditions. An angioplasty is when a small balloon and/or a stent is used to treat a blocked artery in the heart. Open heart surgery is used to describe surgery on the heart, typically for coronary artery bypass or valve related surgery. ...Read more

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Can I get an easy to understand explanation of the herpes simplex virus type 1 (oral not genital)?

Can I get an easy to understand explanation of the herpes simplex virus type 1 (oral not genital)?

Most cold sores: Are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. However, less often herpes simplex virus type 2 - can cause oral lesions. ...Read more

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My X-ray result shows hazy densities in the right upper lung. What's the best way to explain it in a easy explanation so I can understand what's it.

My X-ray result shows hazy densities in the right upper lung. What's the best way to explain it in a easy explanation so I can understand what's it.

Xray: Air doesn't show up on X-rays. Bony stuff is white. Hazy means that part of your lung is not completely filling with air. You really need a CT scan to determine exactly what it is. Some types of things in lungs that people get have calcium in it (old infections sometimes can show this, scarring). The location and the context of the patients history can lead down different diagnostic pathways. ...Read more

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An easy explanation as to what causes harlequin ichthyosis?

An easy explanation as to what causes harlequin ichthyosis?

Genetic mutation: This is the most severe form of icthyosis, and is caused by a mutation in abca12 gene. ...Read more

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What to do if I can't understand the pathway. So anyone can give any of metabolism bilirubin explanation?

What to do if I can't understand the pathway. So anyone can give any of metabolism bilirubin explanation?

Get help: The porphyria synthesis and breakdown pathways are elementary if you understand organic chemistry and its application to general metabolism, incomprehensible if you do not. Nobody here is going to be able to tell you anything more. Perhaps there has been a problem with sequencing the topics. ...Read more

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I need an easy explanation of right ventricular muscle bundle. And, does this condition require surgery to repair?

I need an easy explanation of right ventricular muscle bundle. And, does this condition require surgery to repair?

RV muscle bundles: These are usually benign structures that exist often in the r side of the heart. Sometimes they are increased thickness muscle that may be due to obstruction to outflow of blood from the r heart (increased pressure in the r heart). Sometimes they can actually cause obstruction to outflow from the r heart. These usually require surgery (this in turn may cause r bundle branch block as elsewhere). ...Read more

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My 2 month old son has e-histolytica. How serious is this? I didn't understand the doctor's explanation.

My 2 month old son has e-histolytica. How serious is this? I didn't understand the doctor's explanation.

E. histolytica: Is parasite that has invaded your baby's intestinal tract. It is more common in tropical countries and spread through hands, food, water or other close contact with an infected person. It is usually associated with diarrhea, weight loss and abdominal pain. Treatment is with very specific antibiotics that will be prescribed by a doctor. This is contagious, others in the house should be tested. ...Read more

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I have diagnosed with 37 x 27 mm uterine fibroid. How serious is it? As I am mongolian who lives in vietnam, I cannot fully understand doctor's explanation. Please advise me how should I treat this fibroid

I have diagnosed with 37 x 27 mm uterine fibroid. How serious is it? As I am mongolian who lives in vietnam, I cannot fully understand doctor's explanation. Please advise me how should I treat this fibroid

Common: Fibroids are the most common tumors of the female reproductive tract and this is a small one. They extremely rarely become malignant. They really only have to be treated if they cause symptoms, most frequently abnormal bleeding or start growing rapidly. They shrink after menopause. If they are symptomatic there are several different treatments not all of which are surgical. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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