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How Do Hemorrhoids Typically Develop
How do ovarian cysts form? Andhow can I prevent them? How do they go away? How often do they occur?
Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are extremely common and can be due to many different issues. Most are benign. A large cyst can increase the incidence of ovarian torsion. Common cysts arise from endometriosis, dermoids and hemorrhagic copora luteals cysts. There is no sure fire way to prevent these. See your doctor for more info. ...Read more
Multiple: Gerd is multi-factoral. At its basics, it is a dysfunction of the "valve" between the esophagus and stomach. The function of this valve can be diminished by excess weight, dietary substance, some muscle relaxing substances, etc... Also, individual anatomy and/or changes with age can cause dysfunction. Unfortunately, longstanding gerd can cause further damage and progressive worsening of gerd... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dialysis time: There are different types of dialysis. Hemodialysis (h) that can be done at a dialysis center from 4 hours 3x/week and nocturnal dialysis and takes 8 hours. Patients on home hemodialysis that can dialyze for 5-6 times/week. Peritoneal dialysis has a catheter in peritoneum and is daily. Dialysis patients need it until they have a kidney transplant, unless they recover renal function. ...Read more
Exposure: Skin tumors develop because of exposure to UV or cutaneous carcinogens. Majoiry are basal cell Ca, some squamous and melanoma. If appearance of superficial ulcer then Efudex (fluorouracil) (5 FU cream used) Otherwise excisional bx required if lesion enlarges. When pigmented wide excision for possible melanoma needed. ...Read more
Varies: All humans have hemorroids but enlarge and cause symptoms pendind job lifestyle constpation and childbirth. ...Read more
Got external hemorrhoids because of preparation for colonoscopy. They are extremely painful and itchy. How long will it take to heal? Will they by themselves? Can I do something so they can heal soon?
Difficult to say.: The diagnosis of pcos is often made when a patient has irregular periods, signs of increased androgens (acne, hair growth on face, chin, abdomen), and many cysts on the ovaries. These cysts are usually there at the time of diagnosis. Keep in mind that the ultrasound helps in diagnosis of pcos, and we don't usually follow the cysts unless there is pain, etc. ...Read more
How often do hemorrhoids become strangulated? What are the symptoms of a strangulated hemorrhoid and how dangerous are they?
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids don't become strangulated, but can become thrombosed in which case they become quite painful and tender. A surgeon or proctologist would have to remove the blood clot under local anesthesia to take care of the problem. Bleeding is another complication of hemorrhoids. ...Read more
By exam by doctor: Your doctor can differentiate by examination, anal fissure is very painful, usually located at tail bone side of anus single, little or no bleeding, most of the time will heal but may take time, hemorrhoids first painless bleeding reduces it self , later will get thrombosed with severe pain, please see you doctor to make sure it is not something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment is recommended, and includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softners, laxatices to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local sauves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, other) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more
Cirrhosis: Scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) interferes with blood flow into the liver substance, especially venous blood coming from the gastrointestinal tract. This results in rerouting of this venous blood which is returned to the heart through esophageal varices, which are veins that become abnormally dilated in order to acommodate this increased volume of blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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