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My Doctor Said I Had Acute Gastroenteritis What Does This Mean
Er doc told me I have a cyst on my right ovaries what does that mean can I not have babys is something bad gonna happen? Since i was tired didn't ask
Don't worry: Ovarian cysts are very common. Sometimes a "cyst" is just a mature follicle where an egg is to be released. Sounds like er doc wasn't worried, so this was likely a simple cyst. Unless the cyst gets large or causes your ovary to twist on itself, a simple cyst usually resolves on its own. They can rupture and/or bleed, which is painful, but not serious. This should have no effect on fertility. ...Read more
Whoa: This isn't a standard term. Find another doctor who'll tell you what it means. I see you have had a cardiac cath. Get the actual report and talk about it with your primary care physician. ...Read more
I went to the doctor today he said i had a test come back that said i had elevated liver. What could this mean. I'm kinda scared cause i was addicted?
Liver Damage: Elevated liver tests mean that the liver is under stress or strain. This usually happens with exposure to too many medications, too much tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen or too much alcohol. If your addiction was alcohol the longer you stay sober the better your liver has a chance to recover and heal. ...Read more
Position unusual: Probably means speculum was too short or that uterus is either flexed forward or back leading the cervix to be "pointed" backward or forward and out of easy sight. Usually with a longer speculum or a little more looking the cervix can be seen. Ask your doctor to look again! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What issues?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, while a WBC of 3.4 is low it may not be dangerously low. It would be prudent to consult your doctor so that you may get a proper evaluation of all of your blood elements. ...Read more
Hypoxia: Hypoxia means lower levels of blood oxygen compared to normal values. It could be caused by by diminished absorption of oxugen in the lungs (asthma, pneumonia, drowning, etc) or obstruction of blood flow in the arteries (arteriosclerosis, embolism, thrombosis) or in the veins (congestive heart failure, embolism, thrombosis, etc). ...Read more
Had stroke 6/28/13 recovering ok, but left hand is swollen what does this mean and what should I do?
Motion: With decreased muscle tone after the stroke and the arm / hand below your heart, swelling in inevitable. Arteries have their own tiny muscles in the wall of the artery but veins do not. Veins rely on motion of the muscles around them to help push the blood back to your heart. The solution is more hand motion and more elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had blood drawn and my metamyelocytes count was 99 dr is referring me to see a hematology dr. Should i be worried and what does this means?
Metamyelocytosis: I agree that you should undergo a hematological evaluation. A value of 99% is very significant & must be explained. Please let me know what your hematologist finds. Thank you very much. ...Read more
What does it mean to have elevated left hemi-diaphragm? My doctor told me not to worry, but i'm worried!
I visited the doctor today she told me I have pus in my vagina but doesn't now what caused it.. do have an idea what happens?
Well - did she: take some material from the vagina to test? If so, when the results return -that would help to determine the cause of the purulent discharge from your vagina. ...Read more
I just went to the doctor, he told my my pelvic ultrasound showed I had a blood clot. I'm very confused. Is this bad? why does this happen
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