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Urethral obstruction: From enlarged prostate (BPH) or urethral stricture or bladder neck obstruction, or pelvic nerve damage in some daibetics or sujects with multiple sclerosis. Can be corrected by medication if due to enlarged prostate. Urethral strictures or BPH obstruction non-responders to medication can benefit from surgical removal of stricture or enlarged prostate. ...Read more
Shower head forced water into vagina won't this cause a disruption of bacteria can this harm tissue to force water in?
Possibly...: A gentle douche is ok occasionally but will cause problems if done frequently. High pressure water isn't a good idea because it can push bacteria into the uterus or abdomen and cause infection. Frequent vaginal rinsing can disrupt normal bacteria and cause other problems. Best wishes! ...Read more
I had my airway opened due to my vocal cords being scarred doing intubation will my voice ever come back?
Can vagina n labia/lips open/expand by exhaling, n contract by inhaling during heavy breathing, n is it voluntary/involuntary pelvic muscles movement ?
Had toddlers birthdy party last night.Had helium balloons.Im 12wks preg.If helium naturally escapes from balloons while in the house can it harm baby?
Can air in the syringe get pushed back into vein during blood draw when the let go of syringe plunger?
Not a problem: Tiny amounts of air are not dangerous. And with today's systems this should not happen. ...Read more
Can a blocked or swelled Eustachian tube cause your ear to not pop even when forced an when burp makes a pressured water type fart sound?
Suddenly?: Sudden nasal congestion can be from a viral infection. If you have been developing choking in your sleep for a while with some nasal congestion and now your nose is completely blocked you may have nasal allergies and post nasal drip. Depending on the duration of your symptoms either see your primary or an allergist. ...Read more
Feel like hole/epiglottis at back of mouth is too open or being held open or being held shut. Can't breathe? Gulping air sensation
During a violent assault can violent hair pulling damage ligaments in neck? Head was jerked up and back very forcefully.
Avid runner when doing side crunch after a longer tougher run can hear/feel air being forced out? Lasted weeks mild pneumothorax?
Hard to say: Without an X-ray it would be very hard to diagnose this based in your symptoms. If it is a pneumothorax but it's not affecting your breathing it might be small. To be sure- especially if you are having trouble breathing you should be seen. ...Read more
My wrist is constantly uncomfortable and in dull pain. It's worsened by exerting force (opening jars). I also hear cracking when I move them around.
See orthopedic: doctor and have it checked. Any history of trauma to the wrist. ...Read more
Yes : The excess overload can cause injury and damage to the back muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs. Proper training, lifting technique, position, stance and posture as well as knowing one's limits may help avert some of the risks. ...Read more
Can you get brain eating amoeba from bath / shower water slashing in nostrils? (Not forced up into nose) thank you
Where are you?: It depends entirely on how safe the water supply is. If the water is not from a safe source, and crawling with germs and critters from the water, you will get all sorts of bugs, including amoebae (and there are a lot of kinds of those, too) If it's from a safe source, you are likely fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer