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-was diagnosed with sensory integration disorder as a kid. Not sure what that actually means. What is is it really? Tried looking online, but confused
Just got home from doctor. She said I have goodpasture syndrome. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Antibodies in blood: Made by your immune system against kidneys and lungs. If not treated is serious. Kidney failure and lung failure could occur. Treatment is with steroids and other immunosuppression meds. Plasma exchange may be needed to lose antibodies. Early on no need for dialysis which is needed if kidney weakness becomes severe. Cause is unknown. ...Read more
Just got home from doctor. She said I have cataract. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Cataract cause: Cataract cause: Cataract occur from change in lens proteins which cause whitening/clouding of clear lens composition: can be due to an infection or inflammation from birth (ie, rubella), old age/genetics, steroid use, trauma, poor diet; smoking & Diabetes increases risk. More info: [email protected] Com ...Read more
Just got home from doctor. She said I have baker's cyst. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Let me explain: A baker's cyst is a pocket of fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. It is also called a popliteal cyst. ...Read more
Just got home from doctor. She said I have Rh isoimmunization. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Pregnancy concerns: The rh factor is found on the red blood cells of 85% of people in america, they are rh positive. You would be rh negative, because you do not have the rh factor on your red blood cells and because of that you have developed an antibody against the rh factor. That antibody protects you but can cross the placenta when you are pregnant and can cause severe problems for your unborn baby. ...Read more
Just got home from doctor. She said I have otitis media. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Middle ear disease: "oto"=ear. "itis"=inflammed. "media"=middle. In the diagram the red area is the middle ear, the air space behind the eardrum. The eustachian tube is the drain leading toward the lower right that connects the middle ear to the throat. When suddenly painful esp with fever & a cold you've trapped some bacteria in there & developed an infection. Long-standing pressure & hearing loss is just fluid. ...Read more
Just got home from doctor. She said I have heat exhaustion. Looked it up online and now more confused that ever. Can you explain what it means to have it?
Confused also :): Heat exhaustion is not a disease that a person has, but something that happens to you when in a hot enviroment when you can't keep cool and your body temperature elevates to an unsafe level. If the body temp keeps going up and your body decompensates, a more severe state of heat stroke can occur. True cases of heat exhaustion require rapid medical attention. ...Read more
If I'm due on the 05/3/13, doesn't that mean I'm 3 months now that its november? I really am confused with these weeks things, can I please get help.
I'm 5 days late. I took 3 hpts. All 3 had very light positives. The 2nd line was there just light. What does that mean? I'm confused.
Likely pregnant.: This likely means that you're pregnant. You can test again in a couple of days, but your history of being late with your period, amd 3 light positives is strong eveidence that you are pregnant. As your pregnancy progresses the beta HCG that this test measures goes up and so if you were to do this test in a week the 2nd line would be more pronounced. Best of luck. ...Read more
I am so confused about milk. I have read online sources saying it is bad and another source saying it is really good for you. What to beliebe?
Milk has benefits: Milk has benefits especially for babies. Milk is not designed by nature to feed older children or adults, so we should only use the beneficial parts of the milk. For babies, human milk is the complete food, with carbs, fats, and protein. For toddlers, cow milk can substitute for human milk. For preschoolers and older, milk is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamin d; but beware of the fat! ...Read more
If I am 31weeks and 2 days does that mean my baby is due next month because the app I downloaded keeps sayn I'm due in may I'm confused please help?
Due when 38-40 weeks: A baby is due around 38-40 weeks. If a woman has conflicting dates, she can ask her doctor which is the most reliable date. ...Read more
My spotting has been going on for over a week I'm confused...Does this mean anything? It comes and goes
Confused on meaning of 2ndary sjogrens. Had hashimotos, now have sjogrens. If its not 2ndary to hashi, does this mean 2ndary to ctd?
Does the term prolific fragments of endometrium on a pathology report mean that their was lots of fragments that were tested confused?
Need to see whole: Report for a meaningful interpretation. Best would be to contact the pathologist who wrote the report. My interpretation is that the pathologist saw fragments of endometrium in the proliferative phase, in contrast to the secretory phase. This would indicate lack of ovulation. ...Read more
Does the omnitition diet really work? I got confused the other day and asked about hCG when I meant omnitition. Thanks for all the help and answers!
Omnitrition: Omnitrition is the brand name of a health supplement and weight loss products that are sold only through distributors in a direct selling business. We can't comment in healthtap as to its efficacy or cost effectiveness, but now that you know how to spell it correctly surf the web and decide if it is right for you. ...Read more
I am intending to buy supplements online based on a the specified medicinal ingredients. However, I'm confused because there are very similar names.
I'm confused, my mom, 84, stage4 hepatoma, dr. Gave her 6 months, it's been 3 months, she feels good one day, then bad for a week, what is that mean?
Not uncommon: You and I have good and bad days, even more so a patient with advanced cancer. My advise as a friend: rather than counting the time she has left, enjoy and rejoice with her on the days she feels good and be of assistance and comfort when she is not. My best wishes to both, god bless. ...Read more
If I have been have 8 week 6 and 7 week cycles does this mean I am not ovulating. Came off pill jan and cycles were 30 days for 4month..... Confused?
Is it normal to have felt tired and confused your whole life, unable to maintain a social and professional life? What does it mean and what can be done?
No, not normal: It's very painful and limiting to feel tired and confused your whole life -- and many possible things could be causing or contributing to this. The best way to get solid answers to your questions, would be to see your own physician for a general health checkup -- and also a psychiatrist for an evaluation of your concerns. Help is possible, once learning what's really going on with you. Be well. ...Read more
Why did I not get a period at all this month I am now 3 weeks late and I took 3 tests 2 came back negative 1 came back positive what does this mean? I am very confused and I would like some answers please help me understand what is going on. Thanks
Can retest in 1 week: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
Prolonged inr 1.3 prolonged appt 44 sec could this mean I clot easier? Or bleed easier scared and confused
Bleed easier: 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, your results suggest a slight deficiency in clotting. The results are not severe enough that you will have abnormal bleeding, however, you should discuss it the the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Trichomonas: Yes, it is a single-celled protozoan parasite. ...Read more
Get good help: If you are going down this road that means eventual dialysis or kidney transplant. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm confused my hep c says non-reactive? Then it says signal to cut off 0.04? Then ref range <1.00 what does o.o4 mean?
Cured?: From what you describe, your hepatitis C testing sounds negative. This may either reflect: absence of viral infection/exposure, convalescence from a prior infection, response to treatment. Of course, the context of these results is important, so if we could hear more of your circumstance, HealthTap doctors may be more helpful. ...Read more
What does it mean when your brain feels like its on fire female 34 years old can't bend down confused when I get back up
Don't have a clue: Your brain doesn't hurt--its coverings can, though and if you're having head pain and spells of confusion you need to see an md. It could be lots of things. ...Read more
What is considered having a regular period? Does that mean you have to start your period on the same date every month? I'm a little confused
28 days, +/-: 28 days from the first day of bleeding until the next first day of bleeding is the textbook answer. Periods that start spontaneously anytime from 26-32 days are normal and can mostly be considered regular. The same day or date each month is not a good defnition, months range from 28-to-31 days in length, rmeber? Good luck! ...Read more
I dislike being homosexual because that means I cannot have real sex. Could I be transgender? I wouldn't want to be though. I'm very confused.
Breathe Easy: It will be okay. You do not have to figure this all out today. But you do have to take care of yourself. I would wish for you a compassionate and expert therapist to safely help you explore your feelings. I don't know what you mean by real sex. If you choose to be sexual in the future that will be real for you. Here is a place to find experts to help: <a href="http://www. Glma. Org" rel="nofollow" t ...Read more
How thick is the make human skull? I read online that it is 6.7 mm while when I asked a few doctors they said 10-15 mm I'm confused someone help?
Depends on where.: The skull is not of uniform thickness. Some areas are thinner than others. ...Read more