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How does having cholecystitis change things?

How does having cholecystitis change things?

Surgery?: If you have cholecystitis (gallbladder infection) generally surgical removal of your gallbladder is necessary and recommended. After surgery, in addition to post operative discomfort, loose stools and nausea are common but generally resolve over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
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Cholecystitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, beneath your liver. The gallbladder holds a digestive fluid that's released into ...Read more


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How does having bedbugs change things?

How does having bedbugs change things?

No need...: ...To change anything. No matter what you've read, don't remove any furniture or throw away any clothes or possessions. Just a call a professional exterminator. ...Read more

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What does chronic pancreatitis feel like? How long do periods of it last?

What does chronic pancreatitis feel like? How long do periods of it last?

See answer: The pain is epigastric, dull, radiating to the back, diminished by sitting forward, worse approximately 30 minutes after eating. The attacks usually last less than 10 days with pain free intervals lasting months to more than a year. Later on the pain can become more continuous.(20% of patients don't experience pain), and symptoms of malabsorption such as greasy or loose stools can develop. ...Read more

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How does having breast carcinoma change things?

How does having breast carcinoma change things?

Life-changer: I think that every person who is diagnosed with any type of cancer goes thru that initial "shock" which can be overwhelming. However, most (breast) cancers can be readily treated, and many cured. The best thing to do is to aggressively seek out medical info and try to "take control" of the disease, rather than the other way around. In time, one will hopefully get back to their normal lives. ...Read more

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What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

Pain on the right: The usual symptoms include pain in the upper right abdomen, which may move to the back, usually lasting hours to a full day. Occasionally pain may occur near the center of the upper abdomen. There may be bloating, nausea or jaundice (yellow skin and eyes). Symptoms are typically provoked by eating a fatty meal. ...Read more

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When dr's talk about reporting bowel changes, do they mean only things that persist or recur? How long should I give bms to return to normal?

When dr's talk about reporting bowel changes, do they mean only things that persist or recur? How long should I give bms to return to normal?

Change in bowel: Any change from your regular bowel movement pattern costipation or diarrhea is called change in bowel habit.If it is persistent situation consult your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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In what way can having poor spleen function hurt you (symptoms)?

In what way can having poor spleen function hurt you (symptoms)?

Asplenia: Means having no spleen or spleen function, the hallmark of which is inability to eradicate certain bacterial infections fast, if this is the case, being asplenic, certain vaccines have to be taken as pneumovax and meningococcal vaccines, please confer with your doctor, ...Read more

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Can to much emotional stress cause stomach pain or what does it cause .How do you get better ?

Can to much emotional stress cause stomach pain or what does it cause .How do you get better ?

Yes: Emotional stress is extremely disruptive at many levels, including mood, but the body's responses are quite varied. One of the most common areas to be involved is the GI tract, so stomach pain is often present. Of course, other things can also cause pain, including things like ulcers, which can result from stress. Stress can involve any part of the body. Many stress reduction techniques can help. ...Read more

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Does dengue fever causes harmonical imbalance results in anxiety, fear, mood swings? If yes how long it will be lost n how it can be cured?

Does dengue fever causes harmonical imbalance results in anxiety, fear, mood swings? If yes how long it will be lost n how it can be cured?

Imbalance: Dengue fever can lead to drowsiness, fatigue, irritability & restlessness. Although acute symptoms of uncomplicated dengue fever usually only lasts a few days, in more complex cases it may take a number of weeks for symptoms to resolve completely. ...Read more

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Can you explain how does practising improves vocals,, I mean do the vocals change in some way or does it become more clear ?

Can you explain how does practising improves vocals,, I mean do the vocals change in some way or does it become more clear ?

Vocal cords: Your vocal cords don't really change when you train your voice to sing. Singers learn techniques to control their vocal cords very precisely, and support their breath with their diaphragm. Improper singing technique, though, can damage vocal cords, leading to polyps which can affect a singer's career (Julie Andrews, Steven Tyler -Aerosmith, and Adele have all had polyp surgeries). ...Read more

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Hi does consuming high levels of B6 (red bull) cause vertigo issues and if so, how long does it take for imbalance issues to go away?

Hi does consuming high levels of B6 (red bull) cause vertigo issues and if so, how long does it take for imbalance issues to go away?

Red bull vertigo: You are probably dehydrated and that is why you are getting dizzy. Red bull has caffeine which can also cause you to get dizzy. Be careful with drinking a lot of red bull. My advice is to avoid it. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does having ankle arthritis change things?

How does having ankle arthritis change things?

Compensation: Your body compensates for the ankle pain by changing where the major of force impacts the ankle joint, which leads to further joint destruction over time in the foot joints. You also have different pressure points (a change in normal pressure locations) in the ankle joint which causes further arthritis to develop within the ankle. ...Read more

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How many days does it take to change an eating habbit?

21 days!: You could change your eating habit starting today. It has been said that it takes about 21 days to form a new habit. By continuing to eat in a new way day after day, it is going to be hard not to eat in the same way after about 3 weeks. But it's up to you to start that process today. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with hypothryoidism. How long can I go without medication before bad things happen?

Diagnosed with hypothryoidism. How long can I go without medication before bad things happen?

As short as possible: Thyroid replacement is needed on a daily basis. You do not have the ability to produce thyroxin needed for the body's metabolism. How long can you go without eating? The same principle is at play here. So take your meds each morning on a regular basis ...Read more

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How does stomach sonogram work? Can you explain what happens?

How does stomach sonogram work? Can you explain what happens?

Ultrasound: A sonogram is a synonym for ultrasound. It's the same physical principle as the doppler effect and similar to how radar works. A high-frequency soundwave is generated and directed at the target (stomach). Its path is affected by fluids & matter. The echo back is received by the machine and a picture is generated based on the echo times. The technician or doctor can then compare this to normal. ...Read more

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When will u start showing up symptoms of testicular cancer, stage 1, 2 or 3?.. What kind of symptoms will u experience, what would it feel like, how long does it take for it progress

When will u start showing up symptoms of testicular cancer, stage 1, 2 or 3?.. What kind of symptoms will u experience, what would it feel like, how long does it take for it progress

May be vague: A testicular mass is usually palpable eventually though the cancer may have spread first. Just feeling ill, weight loss, a sense of heaviness, cough if it's gotten to the lungs, perhaps swollen feet if it's gotten to the retroperitoneum. The testicular cancers of young men are usually curable nowadays. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens if bowel prep does not eliminate enough stool content and u feel constipated. How can this affect colonoscopy procedure ?

What happens if bowel prep does not eliminate enough stool content and u feel constipated. How can this affect colonoscopy procedure ?

You will be...: ...invited back for a re-look after a better prep. To avoid this, take only clear liquids the entire day before your test, and follow all instructions provided by your provider regarding the timing and completion of your prep solution (yes, drink the WHOLE thing please). ...Read more

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What to do if i'm 42 I have had a total hysterectomy what are foods i can use for hormonal replacement & how does it affect?

What to do if i'm 42 I have had a total hysterectomy what are foods i can use for hormonal replacement & how does it affect?

No effective options: You could get some estrogen from dietary sources. Yams are know to contain estrogen similar to what is contained in prescription medications. However, a woman would need to consume 24 pounds of yams each day to just to get the lowest effective dose of estrogen usually prescribed for menopausal women. There are no reliable and safe non presciption forms of estrogen replacement. ...Read more