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Doctor insights on: Pain Definition

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Ct scan on Thursday, .right upper quadrant pain and for definition of 1cm angiomyolipoma, scared what they might find, how quick for results if bad?

Ct scan on Thursday, .right upper quadrant pain and for definition of 1cm angiomyolipoma, scared what they might find, how quick for results if bad?

CT results: Don't know about the UK, but in the US most scans are probably read on the same day, or at least within 24 hours. You should call your doctor and ask about the results. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of pain management?

What is the technical definition of pain management?

Pain Management: The pain provider will comprehensively address the history of your chronic pain condition, review diagnostic tests and or order new ones, perform a detailed pertinent physical examination, then design an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more. ...Read more

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What's the definition hemotomoctosis?

What's the definition hemotomoctosis?

Hemochromatosis.: Hemochromatosis is a genetically derived condition wherein your body mishandles iron and deposits it where is doesn't belong and where it has the potential to cause problems with organ functioning. ...Read more

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What is the definition of "picoscopic? "

10*-12 :: Smaller than micro (-3) and nano (-9). The newest class of transistors.....It's a small world after all. ...Read more

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What is the definition to consignment?

What is the definition to consignment?

HealthTap: Is a site that provides medical education. For non-medical questions - you might which to research using a search engine. See: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Consignmente ...Read more

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What is the definition of an incident commander?

Incident commander: The incident commander is the individual who has overall responsibility for an emergency response. ...Read more

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What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

Risk factors: Per the World Health Organization: "
A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury." Risk factors that are not modifiable might be your race, your sex, your age. See: http://www. Who. Int/topics/risk_factors/en/ ...Read more

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Definition of stenosing tenosunovitis?

Definition of stenosing tenosunovitis?

Trigger finger: Limited mobility in the finger, pain where the finger meets the palm, often called the finger palm crease, pressure causing pain can be a sign of stenosing tenosynovitis or trigger finger

it is treated by antiinflammatories, corticosteriod injection and perhaps surgery if symptoms do not go away. ...Read more

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What's your definition of an emotionally disturbed person?

What's your definition of an emotionally disturbed person?

ED: A label not used for diagnosis purposes, it can stand for any emotional illness that caused disturbance in thinking, moods, or behaviors, that affected activities of daily functioning. ...Read more

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A fib definition?

A fib definition?

Irregular heart: A fib is a common arrhythmia in older adults. It is an irregularity of the pacing part of the heart. It increases symptoms like shortness of breath and palpitations. It is often due to hypertension or underlying heart disease. Meds can control the heart rate and reduce the risk of stroke. You should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Looking for genetics definitions?

Looking for genetics definitions?

Terminology?: Besides basic textbooks for primary care physicians & nurses, there are several websites. Genealliance. Org, genetest. Org, omim, nord are a few that describe the genetic errors in specific diagnoses. Even wikipedia has a section of genetic terminology for laypersons. Google mendelian inheritance in man, or modes of inheritance of genetic disorders for starters. ...Read more

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What is the definition of shock?

What is the definition of shock?

Supply & demand: Shock occurs when blood flow isn't enough to meet the body's energy needs. Usually, the blood pressure and/or output of the heart is low-the tissues of the body don't get enough oxygen due to inadequate blood flow/perfusion. Sometimes, if the energy requirements of the body are high (hypermetabolic), then seemingly normal supply just isn't enough to meet the demand. ...Read more

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What is the definition of health inventory?

What is the definition of health inventory?

Health inventory: Health inventory = a review of all or many aspects of a person's health (hospitalizations, DNR status, risk potential for falls, nutrition status, etc.). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tia?

Stroke like: Symptoms that resolve on less than 24 hours. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tens?

What is the definition or description of: tens?

TENS: Is an acronym standing for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. We've found that by over-stimulating certain nerves, it "short circuits" the pathway to perceive pain. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: syncope?

What is the definition or description of: syncope?

Fainting: Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% of emergency room visits. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: neoplasms?

Tumor: "tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" as synonymous with "neoplasm". ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of contraindications?

Contraindication: A contraindication may be a symptom or medical issue that renders a specific treatment/ procedure inadvisable. The concept of "First do no harm" may be why a particular treatment approach would be contraindicated. ...Read more

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What is the definition of the term "hamartoneoplastic"?

What is the definition of the term "hamartoneoplastic"?

Hamartoneoplastic": " Hamartomas are benign malformations presenting as an excess of normal tissue within the tissue of origin." " The hamartomatous syndromes are usually associated with other neural, cutaneous, skeletal, or developmental malformations. " See: ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trichinellosis?

Roundworm Infection: Trichinosis is infection with the roundworm trichinella spiralis, and is a disease caused by eating meat that has not been thoroughly cooked and contains cysts (larvae, or immature worms) of trichinella spiralis. Trichinella spiralis can be found in pork, bear, walrus, fox, rat, horse, and lion meat. See: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001655/. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: st. John's wort?

What is the definition or description of: st. John's wort?

See below: St john's wort is the plant species hypericum perforatum, and is also known as tipton's weed, rosin rose, goatweed, chase-devil, or klamath weed.
St john's wort is widely known as an herbal treatment for depression. In some countries, such as germany, it is commonly prescribed for mild depression, especially in children and adolescents. ...Read more

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What's quadriplegia definition?

What's quadriplegia definition?

See below: Quad- 4
plegia-weakness
weakness or paralysis of all 4 limbs. ...Read more

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Need leiomyosarcoma definition?

Need leiomyosarcoma definition?

Leiomyosarcoma: Is a cancer of the smooth muscle - majority is found. In the uterus
/ originated from the smoothmuscle of the uterus, but also can be found outside the uterus. ...Read more

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What is oligospermia definition?

What is oligospermia definition?

Insufficent number: Oligospermia is considered a decrease in the number of sperm to subfertile levels. In general, it is less than a count of 20 million per millileter of semen. ...Read more

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What's the definition of dysphoria?

What's the definition of dysphoria?

Dysphoria: This comes from the greek words meaning "difficult to bear". It is experiencing intense feelings of depression or discontent or indifference to the surroundings. ...Read more

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What is the definition of prolapse?

What is the definition of prolapse?

See below: Prolapse literally means "to fall out of placeā€š" from the latin prolabi meaning "to fall out." in medicine, prolapse is a condition where organs, such as the uterus, fall down or slip out of place. It is used for organs protruding through the vagina or the rectum or for the misalignment of the valves of the heart. A spinal disc herniation is also sometimes called "disc prolapse.". ...Read more

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