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Pelvis ultrasound shows no acute process identified found?

Pelvis ultrasound shows no acute process identified found?

Good for you: "No acute process" means nothing was seen to suggest an active disease. Presumably any "significant" chronic process would be described in the report. Sometimes we radiologists shy away from just using the term "normal" so we don't have to explain it if we end up in court. ...Read more

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Chest xray reports impressions: pulmonary hyperexpansion. No acute process is identified. What should I do?

Chest xray reports impressions: pulmonary hyperexpansion. No acute process is identified. What should I do?

Are you symptomatic?: Lung hyperexpansion can be a sign of obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), asthma or just artifactual appearance on radiograph. If you are experiencing shortness of breath (and no other symptoms like chest pain), the best way to know whether you have something that causes truly hyperinflated lungs is to do a lung function test. If your lung function is abnormal, you should see a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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If a brain MRI shows no acute process but only a nonspecific signal change in left parietal, is it advisable to do a CT scan considering its risk?

If a brain MRI shows no acute process but only a nonspecific signal change in left parietal, is it advisable to do a CT scan considering its risk?

Not necessary: It is not necessary to undergo a CT. Of course it would depend on why you had the MRI in the first place. Most of these findings that are called nonspecific are vascular spaces and not by themselves a cause to worry ...Read more

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One part of my CT scan report says "diverticulosis without CT evidence of acute intraabdominal or pelvic process". Is there any need for worry?

No infection.: Diverticulosis by itself is not dangerous. Just requires a high fiber diet in the long run. Diverticuli can bleed or become infected but the lack of an acute process on the CT tells us that there's nothing to worry about right now. ...Read more

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What exactly is it that causes the pins and needles feeling from acetezolomide? What is the actual process? Why does it happen?

What exactly is it that causes the pins and needles feeling from acetezolomide? What is the actual process? Why does it happen?

It just does: Obviously it's some kind of effect the acetAzolAmide has on the nervous system. This is a side effect common to carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. The exact mechanism is unknown. If you get training in the field of neuropharmacology and figure it out, please get back to us with the answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is blood pumped to and from the heart (describe the actual process)?

Can you tell me how is blood pumped to and from the heart (describe the actual process)?

Closed system: The left ventricle contracts sending blood into the aorta. The circulatory system is a closed loop. Blood traverses the capillary beds and returns to the right atrium. Very briefly, that's how it works. ...Read more

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Is Sensory Processing Disorder real? Or just hype? Is an actual dx? Or just a symptom? Is it on the Autism Spectrum?

Is Sensory Processing Disorder real? Or just hype? Is an actual dx? Or just a symptom? Is it on the Autism Spectrum?

It's a real disorder: Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which kids have difficulty receiving and integrating information from the senses. They can be unusually sensitive or insensitive to stimuli. There may be heightened brain activity in response to light, sound, touch, etc. It may have genetic causes and be present in persons w/ developmental disorders such as autism. ...Read more

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Sudden onset: pain radiating out from xiphoid process with back pain at same level and towards shoulders. What might cause this? History back spasms

Sudden onset: pain radiating out from xiphoid process with back pain at same level and towards shoulders. What might cause this? History back spasms

Various causes: Acute pain in the pit of the stomach with back and shoulder radiation could be due to gastritis, pylorospasm, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, gall bladder problems, etc. Xiphoid or sternal inflammation or pinched nerve in the rib cage are less likely. If you have abdominal tenderness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension or persistent pain, see your physician. ...Read more

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What does this mean. From a shoulder/lefft upper amr xray. There is evidence of acute fracture or focal destructive process.

What does this mean. From a shoulder/lefft upper amr xray. There is evidence of acute fracture or focal destructive process.

Fracture or Tumor: Did you suffer trauma that would have caused a fracture? If not, there's obviously something else going on "focal destructive process." How old are you? If over 50, there may be some osteoporosis--but that is generalized--not a "focal destructive process." Who ordered the X-Ray? Have you followed up with him/her? ...Read more

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I recently diagnos with acute pancreatitis. I had a CT scan, recap sheet says'moderate mesenteric stranding adjacent to pancreatic head/unicate proces?

I recently diagnos with acute pancreatitis. I had a CT scan, recap sheet says'moderate mesenteric stranding adjacent to pancreatic head/unicate proces?

Pancreatitis: The stranding mentioned on the CT report is an indication of swelling and inflammation originating from the pancreas, in this case focused on the head of the pancreas. ...Read more

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What is acute pain?

Recent: It is a type of pain which has started recently, less than 30 days ago such as sudden headache, back pain, and abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is acute onset addinopathy?

What is acute onset addinopathy?

Adenapathy?: Swelling of the lymph nodes, most commonly th lymph nodes of the neck. ...Read more

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How is a processing deficit determined?

How is a processing deficit determined?

Spdfoundation. Net: An evaluation for spd involves standardized testing, detailed clinical observations, and parent-report measures. If a multi-disciplinary team is involved, the evaluative process may also include a general health and physical evaluation, speech/language evaluation, psychological evaluation. See the site for plenty of more detailed information. It is quite comprehensive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

Parasitic infection: A tropical disease, due to Schistosomiasia, a parasitic disease. See this discussion: https://patient. Info/doctor/schistosomiasis-pro ...Read more

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What is the process of donating your organ?

What is the process of donating your organ?

See below: Look at this site: http://www. Organdonor. Gov/about/organdonationprocess. Html

the altruistic process of donation begins when people perform the simple act of indicating their consent to be a donor by enrolling in their state's donor registry.
At some point, a potential donor is admitted to a hospital because of illness or accident. Organ donation takes place after death is declared. ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of this syndrome?

Need More Info: I need more information to understand your question. Please ask the question using specific information about the syndrome you are asking about. ...Read more

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Is it true that broca's area processes what comes from the wernickes area?

Is it true that broca's area processes what comes from the wernickes area?

No: Wernicke's Aphasia- lesion is in Wernicke's area (posterior region of the left superior temporal gyrus or 1st gyrus of temporal lobe) Broca's Aphasia- lesion is in posterior inferior frontal gyrus in left hemisphere, (Broca’s Area). See Diagram at : http://blogs. Umass. Edu/aphasia/for-professionalsstudents/aphasia-types/ ...Read more

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What exactly is acute glaucoma?

What exactly is acute glaucoma?

Fluid block in eye: The eye has an internal clear fluid circulation 24/7. This is called the aqueous humor. The iris in certain shaped eyes (usually farsighted) can obstruct the outflow and within 1/2 hour the pressure can skyrocket to dangerous levels. This is an emergency, can be stopped with certain drugs and prevented with laser. See your ophthalmologist immediately if you suspect this condition. ...Read more

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What is acute encephalomyelitis?

What is acute encephalomyelitis?

Brain inflammation: It does not yell us the cause- infectious, inflammatory, toxic. It involves change in mental status. ...Read more

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Is processed food is bad for you?

Is processed food is bad for you?

Sometimes: Processed food is designed to appeal to your taste by adding salt, sugar and fat. The quantities can be high so read the label and incorporate such items as part of a balanced diet rather than being the whole diet. ...Read more

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What is acute tonsillopharyngitis?

What is acute tonsillopharyngitis?

Bad sore throat: Usually caused by virus, less commonly by strep. If symptoms increase with fever see doc promptly. In mean time drink lots of liguids and rest. ...Read more

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Is chron colitis like acute colitis?

Is chron colitis like acute colitis?

Can be: Crohn's as well as other colitis entities can be both acute or chronic. Acute colitis is a general term that includes the above but also can include ulcerative colitis, antibiotic associated colitis, ischemic colitis to name a few. ...Read more

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Could drying process kill spirilina?

Could drying process kill spirilina?

Oh, it's dead: Spirulina is dead, dried algae (actually, blue-green bacteria) in a bottle. Like all once-living things, it contains nutrients and because of the marketing, people are willing to pay good money for it. It's been around for decades and when somebody tells you it's a "superfood", just put our hand over your wallet and move on. ...Read more

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What is the process of fertilization?

What is the process of fertilization?

Fertilization: Human fertilization is the union of a human egg and sperm, usually occurring in the ampulla of the uterine tube. The result of this union is the production of a Zygote, or fertilized egg ...Read more

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What is the process of fertilization?

What is the process of fertilization?

Union of sperm/egg: Fertilization is union of the sperm and egg. At fertilization, many sperm bind to the covering of the egg, the zone pellucida. At the zona, sperm become hyperactive, whipping tails back and forth, and literally drill into the egg. Once one sperm enters the egg, the egg immediately closes access to any other sperm. Egg and sperm dna combine, and cell division begins. ...Read more