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Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

No: Absolutely not but you should seek medical attention to see why this is happening to you. ...Read more

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Duct (Definition)

Is a channel leading from a gland or an organ, for example lactiferous duct leads from mammary gland to ...Read more


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Has anyone heard of causes of a blocked tear duct?

Has anyone heard of causes of a blocked tear duct?

Not well developed: Blocked tear duct is quite common in newborn babies, mostly because the duct is still quite small and well-formed yet. Usually after 6 montns or so as the duct enlarge and mature (more well-formed, it drains better and the blockage is resolved. Often, no treatment is needed. Some persistent cases may need a bit of probing to open it up. Hope this makes sense to you. Good luck. ...Read more

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For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if not in the duct?

For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if not in the duct?

Gallstones: Can cause biliary colic when gallbladder contracts against a stone that is obstructing its outlet. This can also lead to acute cholecystitis, an infection. This is usually quite painful. ...Read more

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What can cause a blockage in a sliva duct?

What can cause a blockage in a sliva duct?

Blocked Saliva Duct: A blocked saliva duct is caused by a mucus plug or a stone. Either occurs slowly, over time, and may lead to sudden blocking or plugging of the saliva duct. This will cause sudden swelling of the salivary gland. The two largest salivary glands are located in front of each ear, the parotid salivary gland. Drink plenty of fluids, massage the affected salivary gland, and suck on sour candy. ...Read more

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The duct in my pancreas has closed almost completely off. Why does it cause so much pain if my enzymes are normal?

The duct in my pancreas has closed almost completely off. Why does it cause so much pain if my enzymes are normal?

Pancreas: There are many reasons for abdominal pain that are not related to enzymes. You need to let your doctor know or seek advice from another doctor. Don't wait too long! ...Read more

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What can cause a enlarged bile duct?

Blockage: This is usually due to a blockage downstream from the duct like a stone. You should have your blood levels checked and an ultrasound done to rule out stones which can cause other problems in the future. ...Read more

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What can cause thyroglossal duct cyst recurrences?

What can cause thyroglossal duct cyst recurrences?

Cyst: Probably lack of complete removal at the first place. ...Read more

Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more