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What are leukoplakia and erythroplakia?

What are leukoplakia and erythroplakia?

Clinical terms: They are not a true diagnosis. They are clinical terms that mean a red (erythro) or white (leuko) patch. ...Read more

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Does erythroplakia in the mouth hurt or bleed?

Does erythroplakia in the mouth hurt or bleed?

Typically not: But it can. If they become eroded, both pain and bleeding can occur. These can be malignant, so need to be biopsies and excised. ...Read more

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I have erythroplakia under my tongue with an ulcer that is to be removed. However my tongue is red on one side with a lesion. I am worried about this?

I have erythroplakia under my tongue with an ulcer that is to be removed. However my tongue is red on one side with a lesion. I am worried about this?

Talk to,doctor : It sounds like you have an appointment with a surgeon to remove the suspicious lesion. This is the best thing that you can do for yourself. The sooner you have the procedure, the sooner you will know what the problem is. ...Read more

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Chemical test: 10-25 leuko/ul in urine, microscopic test: 2-3 leuko cells per field, is it normal?

Chemical test: 10-25 leuko/ul in urine, microscopic test: 2-3 leuko cells per field, is it normal?

It depends!: Pyuria would be more than 5 white cells per high power field; that being said, even with pyuria, the diagnosis of UTI depends on the presence of symptoms (the burning or pain during urination, frequency, or incontinence). Guidelines clearly state not to treat asymptomatic bacteriuria or pyuria, except in very specific cases. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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