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Parts Of Ng Tube
Mainstem: An endotracheal tube is inserted down the throat, sometimes down the nose, but always into the mainstem bronchus and above the carina or the point at which the mainstem bronchus branches in to those branches that head on towards the right and left lungs. ...Read more
After HSG on 5/11/2012 the result reads both tubes are demostrated, right upto mid portion and left at the cornu suggestive of tubal blockage or spasm?
Several Options: Well you can approach this finding in several ways. First of all, you could simply consider ivf and speak to a fertility specialist about your chances based upon age, ovarian reserve, etc. Alternatively, you could explore the status of the tubes more definitively with a fluoroscopic tubal canalization (super-hsg) or with a laparoscopy. A non-internet fertility doc would be best source for advice. ...Read more
After 2 ectopics in the same tube and the removal of that tube, what are the chances of having an ectopic in the remaining tube? Hsg- good tube.
Higher: It is possible to have a single tube damaged significantly and have the other tube remain totally normal. Most of the time tubes are damaged by either infection or endometriosis, both of which are global processes that affect a lot of different places. An hsg that confirms a tube is open does not indicate how the tube actually functions. So you still have a higher risk of ectopic. ...Read more
My right fallopian tube is diagnosed turboperitoneal adhesion with partial blockage of tube. Left one is normal. Can i conceive naturally? I'm 32.
Yes, but: With a blocked fallopian tube you have a higher risk of conceiving an ectopic pregnancy. You should try to conceive naturally, but be aware of this risk, and your doctor can check your hormone levels early in pregnancy to see if your pregnancy is developing in t he uterus or in the fallopian tube. ...Read more
Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?
Bleeding, infection: A percutaneous (through the skin) nephrostomy tube is generally placed when there is obstruction to the flow of urine into the bladder such as a large kidney stone. It is usually placed by a radiologist with the aid of xray equipment. Bleeding may occur during placement and if left for a long period of time, the tube may become infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blocked fallopian tu: Most women would not have any symptom whatsoever. Some cannot get pregnant because of scarring in the tubes (blockage) but they would not know their tubes were blocked unless they tried to conceive. If the blockage is the result of an acute inflammation with an abscess or fluid collection development, then pain, discharge, fever may occur. Rupture of the tube will be signified by intense pain, . ...Read more
Bth fallopian tube shw mild dilatation of d distal 3rd due 2 fimbrail adhesions with forced peritoneal spillage in keeping with bilateral patent tubes?
Middle Ear: The eustachian tube is our drainage (& pressure equalizer) for our middle ear, obstructed by excessive mucous production (colds, allergy, smoke exposure), thick mucous due to infection or antihistamines, blowing your nose hard/refilling your ear with mucous, & lymphoid/adenoid tissue obstructing drainage. In children, the tube is narrow & horizontal & plugs more easily. ...Read more
My UTS resuls" B/L dilation of vessels entering Renal Pelvis, mostly in the right kidney" no masses, and a residual volume of 68 mL, should I worry?
Unclear ...: What does UTS & B/L stand for? Please clarify them so I or more doc can answer your Q in a clearer fashion. But if residual urine was checked right after you emptied a not severely distended bladder, 68 cc suggests slight bladder weakness to empty, for which you need to be followed closely with possible Rx to ensure no worsening in bladder function over time. Ask Doc... ...Read more
"Stool shadow in proximal 2/3 of colon, to level of chain of surgical suture in
left upper pelvis/ostomy."
what does this mean?
Why do esophageal cancer patients have a feeding tube inserted into the duodenum instead of the stomach?
To avoid stomach: When your esophagus is removed due to cancer (esophagectomy) in order to eat again, your stomach may be used to replace your esophagus (stomach conduit). Therefore you want to avoid any surgery that may compromise the use of the stomach as a conduit. Therefore a feeding tube would be placed in the small bowel or jejunum. This is called a "j" tube. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: There are no symptoms in a pregnant woman if her baby has a neural tube defect. The blood test for maternal serum Alpha fetoprotein (msafp) is frequently elevated, if she has that testing done, but an ultrasound is necessary to diagnose a neural tube defect in the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could one Fallopian tube be partially blocked if the HSG only showed a very thin minimal release of dye? Other tube was clear showing lots of die.
An obstruction: would cause the tube to dilate proximal to it. However, there are other abnormalities, such as inflammation/scarring, that can cause an abnormally narrowed or irregular tube. Also during an HSG a normal tube may spasm and look blocked or narrowed, so talk to your doc about your results. ...Read more
Uterine cavity is normal,bt retroverted in appearance. bilateral falopian tube visualise, no evidence of free peritoneal spill on both sides.explain m?
Need more info: Was this an ultrasound or a hystersalpingogram? Usually, the uterus points forward. In about 10% of women, it points backwards. This is considered a variation of normal. I would need to know what study this was to explain "free peritoneal spill" to you. Re-state your question, stating what study this was. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer