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No Acute Process Pelvic
Orchiplexy for suspected torsion 10 days ago though no sign of that or infection during exploration. Now experiencing urethritis symptms. Related?
Here are some ...: Not seeing the sign of torsion at exploring and fixing the suspected recurrent torsioned-testis, which usually presents a picture of highly variable onset, degree, duration, and interval of recurrent testicular pain, is normally expected. If recurrent testicular pain disappeared after orchiopexy, that meant the Dx was correct. Clinically, urethritis is highly unrelated with the surgery. See Doc... ...Read more
Not likely: Stds are caused by either bacterial or infections. They can be brought on by stress but aside from that are not really exercises associated. Also, "pelvic" pain must be differentiated from "pelvic girdle" pain. They are very different entities with a multitude of different causes. If female, first see your gyn. If all is okay there, then see a physiatrist who specializes in pelvis/biomechanics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 20cm colon resection:transmural infarction with foci of suppurative inflammation and acute serositis+ischemic bowel.What possible reason fr that?
One part of my CT scan report says "diverticulosis without CT evidence of acute intraabdominal or pelvic process". Is there any need for worry?
Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion? Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later. No hernia per exam. No swelling. Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later
Chronic epididymitis secondary to urinary tract infection and scrotal trauma. Can this impact future fertility? Ultrasound, urinetest normal currently
Have pid. Pain in rectum is decreasing with pain killers. Does it mean PID is gone? Will pelvic ultrasound show if there is any damage?
Worth an exam: Early Tx w/ a full course of antibiotics can stop the infection and limit further damage. It doesn't correct damage done. Pain pills only relieve pain! The infection can continue - see a Dr ASAP. It's very important and your partner needs Tx too! I hope you catch it in time to be well. ...Read more
Is there anything i can do about acute pulpitis vs. Acute apical periodontitis vs. Acute apical abscess?
See a dentist ASAP: Regardless of the type of dental infection, it won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If untreated: It can be life threatening . At the minimum will cause serous damage to reproductive organs. ...Read more
Ct scan shows mild thickening of terminal ileum, appears chronic in nature, no inflammation. What could cause this? Biopsy ruled-out Crohn's and uc.
IBD: If the biopsy is negative and currently there are no symptoms., i will ignore it for the time being. It may represent healing following some inflammatory process. I would just follow it up with your doctor .If it remains unchanged or getting worse repeat biopsy should be considered. ...Read more
Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall(8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?
I had a complete hysterectomy 2004 due to severe endometriosis. No gallbladder (2012) having persistent pain. MRI & CT shows nothing. Can it be scar tissue or endometriosis causing the pain in RUQ?
Adhesions: Post-hysterectomy w. RUQ pain queries cause. Med literature reports common evolution of peritoneal adhesions following any/all abdominal/pelvic invasive/surgical procedures. In my experience, many post-invasive-procedure "endometriosis" patients have IBS-like symptoms. Endometriosis is a theoretical disorder lacking firm pathological proof &, in my opinion, is likely an iatrogenic disorder. ...Read more
"there is an accompanying mild perivascular & interstitial acute & chronic infiltrate." what does that mean in layman's terms? (vulvar biopsy)
Not much: It's a little bit inflamed & has been for some time. These mild changes may be more helpful to the dermatologist who may be trying to make a specific diagnosis -- or just a tipoff on "nothing to worry about." your physican will give you the final word. ...Read more
Atrophy testis: Unfortunately this cannot be reversed. The affected testis will be atrophic and small when compared to the normal side. ...Read more
Just had a CT Scan w/contrast for pain in inguinal area.What does this mean?"Small stable fat-containing R inguinal hernia;no acute inflammatory proce
How is chronic appendicitis diagnosed? I've had ultrasounds of bladder/kidney/uterus/ovaries, EKG, CBC, & colonoscopy for chronic abdominal pain.
By exclusion: a lot of American surgeon do not believe of chronic appendicitis. saying that there is such entity as a chronic pain in right lower quadrant,get more complicated with female patient,because the long list of differential diagnosis,so by exclusion,the situation end with exploratory laproscopy to explore the reason for pain,and patient end up with appendectomy when no other pathology could be found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer