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Is It Possible To Cause Incontinence By Misplacing A Catheter On Someone
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more
Is it possible to have a surgery to keep the urethra open permanently for someone who has overflow incontinence instead of using a catheter 24/7?
Need more info: You need to give us the cause of your OVERFLOW incontinence. If the bledder is permanently full both kidneys will eventually be damaged.No surgeon will place a sling because the bladder will still be full. You are only 20.Have you had spinal cord injury??What medications are you on? Wish you the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can it be possible to identify neutorphils whether it is from a men or women by looking it through a microscope?
Yes: Women's cell have a Barr body lacking in men. You may visit this site for images: https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=barr+body+image&ei=UTF-8&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 ...Read more
If someone has a sense of imbalance, and that was only symptom, how likely would it be for it to be a brain tumor somewhere in the brain?
Unlikely: Dizziness is more commonly associated with an inner ear problem… not necessarily a brain tumor. This would be low on the list of differential diagnoses. In addition, you are fairly young which would lower the likelihood of having a brain tumor even more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the blockage from my right kidney to my bladder is due to something other than a stone, can it be treated by medicine?
Is it possible to have my hymen removed by a doctor or even by myself? What would the process entail procedurally and financially?
If a male patient is on an IV fluid and needs to have the fluid balance monitored then how is this done? Would it be particularly difficult to do if the patient is delirious?
Fluid balance: A couple of different ways to follow a person's fluid balance:First, measure the actual fluid given (IVFs) and measure how much urine is made (easiest if they have a catheter, but can be done without).While there are other ways to "lose fluid", urine is by far the largest contributor. The other way to to monitor the patient's precise body weight every day (works well for patients with kidney issue ...Read more
Is utrine and vaginal prolapse only caused by pregnancy? Can it haopen to a person who is a virgin and will never be pregnant? Other causes?
What would be the less painful way to insert a Foley catheter into a male who is not circumcised?
Is it possible for a person to die due to alleged suicide using a small rope made of plastic tying straw?
Many: There are many ways, some of which are unusual for people to die. If someone is feeling suicidal, there is always help out there and available. All you have to do is ask for it. See a psychiatrist or your physician who can guide you and point you in the right direction to get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If an incommunicative hospital pt is suspected of being in pain then presumably it makes sense to perform a rectal examination to rule out constipation and a bladder scan to rule out urinary retention Can you think of any other reasons for doing both?
Here are some...: What you've experienced and concerned about are nothing special but unique at this time of life. Despite medical advance, the combination of good history and proper physical exam has remained the base of all healthcare before ordering tests as needed. How to have these healthcare-related things done correctly is not that hard by following advice in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can overactive bladder cause me to strain to get urine out? im on medication for it. Or will it be the tight bladder neck?
Straining: Bladder outlet obstruction is the most common cause of difficulty initiating the urinary stream, while overactive bladder usually causes urinary frequency in small amounts. Medications like Sudafed can cause difficulty urinating as can certain neurologic disorders affecting the bladder. A urologist is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more
Is it possible to be paralyzed from the waist down from birth? If so, what is this condition called?
For how long can a stroke patient have a catheter? His bladder is being washed out because of blood clots and he has a UTI. Can this reoccur again?
Here are...: Sorry to see.... It can recur if the inciting factors are not removed. Indwelling catheter will surely induce bacteria to the urine in time (100 % in 2 weeks, no matter what we do.) How long does she need a catheter? That depends on how soon her bladder function may recover; but often, some patient might already have silent bladder dysfunction before CVA. So, ask Doc for detail timely due to.... ...Read more
Is it possible for a womens uteris to die, shrivel up and fall out of her vagina on it's own? Can this happen at home or is this something that would have to be surgically removed?
Women : Women can develop uterine prolapse in which the uterus falls into the vagina. This can sometimes be taken care of with a pessary; a device placed in the vagina to support the uterus. Procidentia is the extreme of this condition where a large part or the entirety of the cervix and uterus protrude outside the vagina. In these cases surgery is usually required. This can be a dangerous condition as other organs can be damaged and infections or other problems can develop and the patient should see a gynecologist promptly. ...Read more
Is it possible to clamp the Spermatic Cord to stop the male from ejaculating. Can a peg be used as a clamp? Thx
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
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