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What causes retinal tears and detachments?

What causes retinal tears and detachments?

Age: The vitreous jelly changes as we age and it pulls away from the back of the eye (retina) - a posterior vitreous detachment. During this process, if the jelly pulls hard enough on the retina (especially in a thin or weak area) it can tear the retina which can subsequently detach. Other risk factors include myopia, cataract surgery, head/eye trauma, family history, lattice degeneration, etc. ...Read more

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What can I expect if I tear?

What can I expect if I tear?

Depends on degree: If the question is in reference to a vaginal delivery, it depends on the location and extent of the tear or laceration. The results may range from none or few symptoms to pain requiring medication, and problems with bowel continence, and pain with intercourse. The latter items are not likely, but they cannot be predicted in advance, nor can the degree of tearing. ...Read more

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What is aqueous humour?Is it tear?

What is aqueous humour?Is it tear?

Not tears: Aqueous humor is the clear fluid produced inside the eye to nourish the eyes tissues, maintain proper eye pressure and carry out waste material. It is quite different in composition from tears which bathe the outside of the eye. ...Read more

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Why do I tears when i yawn?

Why do I tears when i yawn?

normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your eye, this will cause them to leak over onto your cheek. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Who will stitch me if I tear?

Who will stitch me if I tear?

Your doctor: Your OB or midwife will do any repair you need. Occasionally, your provider isn't comfortable with the kind of tear you have and will call in a specialist to assist them or do the repair. ...Read more

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Is refresh tears a good brand?

Is refresh tears a good brand?

yes: Refresh is what i call a syrupy tear which coats the eye and lasts longer than most other tears. There are some alternatives but this is one of the best if you have eye dryness. ...Read more

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Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

No: Tears naturale (artificial tears) cannot cure glaucoma. There currently is no cure for glaucoma. The tears are helpful for dry eye symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a mitrovalve tear hereditary?

No: I don't know what a mitral valve 'tear' is. Someone has described something to you using lay language, which is not helpful. There is an entity called a mitral valve cleft, which folks can be born with. It is not hereditary. ...Read more

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Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Minimally: Many young women worry about pain from tearing a hymen. Surprisingly, many women don't even notice any discomfort when using a tampon or having sexual intercourse for the first time. Additionally, you may have broken your hymen without realizing it through tampon use or vigorous activity (bike, horse riding, gymnastics, etc). If you have concerns or are worried, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a spinal tear in a child?

What is a spinal tear in a child?

Spinal cord rupture: A spinal cord tear usually occurs when excessive tractioin is put on the fetal head at time time of delivery, in a situation of shoulder dystocia. Tears then may occur at the cervical and upper thoracic cord. ...Read more

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Why do tears come out when I yawn?

Why do tears come out when I yawn?

The muscles used: when yawning are related to the ones that open your tear ducts ...Read more

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Can a small anular disc tear heal?

Can a small anular disc tear heal?

Yes: Small tears can heal. You don't say much about your specific situation, but small tears, especially in younger individuals such as yourself, can heal and may not rehire surgery to correct. ...Read more

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What causes an ecu tendon to tear?

What causes an ecu tendon to tear?

Repetitive extension: Multiple causes can lead to extensor carpi ulnaris tendon pathology. The mechanism to "tear" would be loading the tendon by extension and radial deviation repetitively or a significant lift resisting this motion. Secondly inflammatory processes like rheumatoid arthritis and gout can weaken the tendon prior to tear. Finally an old fracture or RA with prominent ulna can compromise the ecu tendon. ...Read more

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Is a MCL tear heal able on its own?

Is a MCL tear heal able on its own?

Mcl tear: Grade 1 and some grade 2 tears may heal with conservative treatment.Like brace, rest, over the couter or prescription pain meds such as ibuprifen, Naproxen and physical therapy.Rarely you need arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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How to treat bucket miniscule tear?

How to treat bucket miniscule tear?

Bucket handle: A bucket handle meniscal tear can be repaired surgically. If the piece gets caught in the right way it can lock the knee in position. An orthopedic surgeon can do this repair. ...Read more

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How do you treat tear in a tendon. ?

How do you treat tear in a tendon. ?

Depends on a lot: This depends greatly on which tendon, degree of tear, and functional goals of the patient. At best, some tears can be managed with pain control and rest, similar to a muscle strain; complete tears or tears in muscles bearing high loads may require surgery. Often physical therapy will be a component of the plan, as will antiinflammatories and rest. ...Read more

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Can a gluteus miminus tear be fixed?

It depend: Were the tear is at the insertion of the muscle at femur bone or in the body of the muscle. If it is in the body I do not think so. ...Read more

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Best way to heal a tear after birth?

Best way to heal a tear after birth?

Time and hygiene: Stay as clean as possible to maximize healing. ...Read more

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What are tears made of besides water?

What are tears made of besides water?

Many components: Tears are basically a salt water solution containing also wetting agents (mucins), oils and a variety of proteins which can combat infection and nutrients for the cornea. They are actually quite complex and critical for the survival of the front of the eye. ...Read more