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Defecography test shows hernia& my smallbowel pushing into cul de sac& prolapsing thru anus. What does this mean? What's the medical term for this?
She's A Babe, But. ..: Those "pertinents" (both positive and negative) focus on important aspects of your problem and put them into a context and perspective in order to create a clearer picture of what you may have. It helps a reviewer to filter in the important stuff. The 'negatives' help eliminate things, the "positives"to include things. Like:' His heart is pumping (+) but his brain is dead (-)' or She's a babe (+) but... ...Read more
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow) – either focal brain, spinal cord or retinal – without acute infarction (tissue death).
Tias have the same underlying cause as strokes: a disruption of cerebral blood flow (cbf), and are frequently referred to as mini-strokes. No tiaas found. Sorry. ...Read more
A "little": Mildly distended means it is a "little" enlarged. The categories are usually, mild, moderate and severe. Mild is the lowest on the scale. Example if your h is "mildly distended, then it is just a little enlarged. Etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Non compliant: Non compliant means that the patient is not adhering to the prescribed treatment plan ...Read more
In psychiatry,: Getting mad at the boss, coming home and screaming at the family is an example of displacement: throwing emotions not at their cause, but at a convenient target. ...Read more
Transverse process: The small bones on the sides of the spine that muscles attach to. You can google an anatomical drawing. ...Read more
Questioning the care: A committee is looking at the indications and the type of treatment you received for the symptoms that you have, they may have difficulty with the diagnosis or the indications perhaps you need another opinion. You are too young for the problems you allegedly have. Prolotherapyin an option. Www. Proloshot. Com or www. Getprolo. Com for info. ...Read more
Inter-atrial septum: The heart tissue present between the two atrial chambers is called the inter-atrial septum. ...Read more
Low Granulocyte no.: The term neuropenia means low numbers of one of the types of white blood cells in your blood. ...Read more
Conflict: In psychoanalysis, neurosis is a functional mental disorder that has no discernible underlying anatomic cause. The symptoms -- which can be all kinds of things, including anxiety, phobias, and compulsions, etc -- arise from an intrapsychic conflict between unconscious fantasies and the defenses they arouse. The person simultaneously expresses, and fears to fully express, the impulses. ...Read more
We are adopting a daughter who has medical issues. What does all of this mean and how will this hinder her?
What do doctors mean when they say symptoms are "medically unexplained but not dangerous"? How do they arrive at this conclusion?
Depends: There are a lost of circumstances that may not be explained by the physical findings or tests, but such symptoms are not life threatening. One example would be tingling in the foot. Others could be unexpected weight gain of a few pounds, a localized skin rash, a missed period without being pregnant etc. ...Read more
I am enquiring about if there is anything medical on how to stop ejaculation from happening so quickly and by quickly I mean more than a few minutes?
Check the link below: Best of luck and have fun! Http://m.Wikihow. Com/stop-premature-ejaculation. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes: I presume that you mean bilateral hilar adenopathy. This means swollen lymph nodes near the center of the chest. I can be associated with both benign and malignant conditions. ...Read more
No idea: I have no idea what the points in your army medical signify so I cannot answer that. I would suggest that you ask them directly and that will give you the best answer. ...Read more
Residency training: Many doctors who have not completed a residency in family medicine will call themselves. ...Read more
General Practice: A general practice physician can get his/her medical license after serving a 1 year, often rotating, internship. They provide primary care to families, from preventive exams to picking up early on illness. They have to be sharp in many areas to know when to do additional diagnostic tests, etc. Also they're courageous to keep up with so much, and humble enough to refer for more specialized care. ...Read more
Multiple terms: These terms often arise in the context of alcoholism & substance abuse -- chronic, difficult illnesses to treat. There can be a formal intervention involving one's family & friends with a professional skilled in the process of showing the person what his/her behavior is doing. Inpatient & outpatient care are venues for treatment. Someone may relapse (go back to using) in course of illness. ...Read more
What does mild LVH mean? & what does very dynamic systolic function mean? On copy of my medical record.
Thickened heart: LVH stands for left ventricular hypertrophy. The LV is thicker than normal. Most common reason is high blood pressure. There r other possible reasons ie diabetes, heart valve problems, genetic heart disease. The hyperdynamic term means the contraction is more vigorous than normal owing to the thickness. I suggest a consultation with a cardiologist for further eval/treatment ...Read more
Pls can u advice what it means if a medical professional says that patient has external locus of control? Thanks
External locus (location) of control means that your behavior is not self-directed and motivated by people or events outside of you.
a child who completes homework without prompts is self-directed, relys on inner resources so has internal locus of control.
A child who only does homework because of nagging, threats, punishment depends on outside force and has external locus of control? ...Read more
What does debilitating symptoms mean in medical terms my mom was diagnosed with it and she and I were just wondering
This: This refers to any symptoms ("sx") that are severe enough to impair a person's function or regular activities. Any pain (for example: a migraine headache) could temporarily be a "debilitating symptom", as it would interfere with regular activity, impairing the person's usual capacity. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my docters requested that I get an X-ray for medical clearance. Results are in!!! what does it mean?
More specific: Depends on what part of body examined. Sometimes chest radiographs are done for TB exposure for job or school. Spine radiographs can be perfomred for spine abnormalities in people expected to do heavy lifting. ...Read more