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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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How does diverticulosis turn into diverticulitis? How do you know when latter develops?

How does diverticulosis turn into diverticulitis? How do you know when latter develops?

Infection: Diverticulosis is often with no symptoms. If one of the diverticula becomes obstructed or infected, you develop diverticulitis, with lower abdominal pain, fever, elevated WBC and ct scan confirming diverticulitis. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts form? Andhow can I prevent them? How do they go away? How often do they occur?

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

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How do haemorrhoids occur?

How do haemorrhoids occur?

Depends: They may be associated with constipation and having to bear down to evacuate stool. Also if one sits on the toilet a long time , say as in reading a book, ipad, etc. This will cause the vessels to dilate over time and loose their elasticity over time. ...Read more

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How do people typically get gerd?

How do people typically get gerd?

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 more

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How often can people who require dialysis have it and how long do they get it?

How often can people who require dialysis have it and how long do they get it?

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

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Lesch-nyhan syndrome (lns)--why do people get it and how long do they live?

Lesch-nyhan syndrome (lns)--why do people get it and how long do they live?

Genetic: X linked recessive gene, so occurs in males - passed on from their mothers. Defect is in ability to break down purine leading to a buildup of uric acid. Symptoms include poor muscle control, mental retardation, and self mutilation. Long term prognosis is poor. ...Read more

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How do people treat bowel perforation?

How do people treat bowel perforation?

Bowel perforation: Treatment is mostly by surgery if patient has peritonitis. If diverticulitis causes a perforation sometimes long term antibiotics are needed, and surgery may be avoided. ...Read more

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Why do tumors develop in the skin? How are they treated?

Why do tumors develop in the skin? How are they treated?

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

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Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Yes: Once you have hemorrhoids will stay with you , but possible to have very prolonged remission of years , due to you habits , avoiding constipation , healthy high fibre diet , hydration etc. ...Read more

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How old are people, usually, when they get hemorrhoids?

How old are people, usually, when they get hemorrhoids?

Anywhere from: Birth to 70'sand above. Hemorrhoids are normal veins that we are all born with. Irritation of the hemorrhoids can cause flareups at any age. Avoid constipation and chronic diarrhea. Treat the hemorrhoids nicely and they will be with you for a lifetime. ...Read more

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How long do people usually live with breast cancer before they die?

How long do people usually live with breast cancer before they die?

Depends: This depends on the health of the patient before the diagnosis and also the stage of the disease. ...Read more

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Approximately how long usually does it take for haemorrhoids to develop?

Approximately how long usually does it take for haemorrhoids to develop?

Varies: All humans have hemorroids but enlarge and cause symptoms pendind job lifestyle constpation and childbirth. ...Read more

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How long after symptoms of pcos appear do the cysts start to develop?

How long after symptoms of pcos appear do the cysts start to develop?

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

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How often do hemorrhoids become strangulated? What are the symptoms of a strangulated hemorrhoid and how dangerous are they?

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

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How can you get rid of internal hemorrhoids?

Many ways: Topical therapy, infrared coagulation, injection sclerotherapy, rubberband ligation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hemorrhoids or an anal fissure? Will they heal on their own?

How do I know if I have hemorrhoids or an anal fissure?  Will they heal on their own?

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 more

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How long does it take to get rid of rectal hemorrhoids?

How long does it take to get rid of rectal hemorrhoids?

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

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How do people develop esophageal varices?

How do people develop esophageal varices?

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 more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more