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Whats the difference between pleural friction rub, pleuritic pain, pleuritis & pleural chest pain?

Whats the difference between pleural friction rub, pleuritic pain, pleuritis & pleural chest pain?

Similar: Rub is the sound we hear when a stethoscope is placed on the chest. This is due to the two surfaces of pleura rub against each other when lacking in normally occurring lubricant fluid. Pleuritic pain/ pleural chest pain is due to inflammation of pleura. ...Read more

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Can pericardial rub be heard on a heart echo?

Can pericardial rub be heard on a heart echo?

Yes: Pericardial friction rubs are notoriously ephemeral; one physician will hear it and it's gone by the time the next physician listens. This is to be expected since there must be exactly the right amount of fluid for the two layers to rub each other and make a sound. Echo answers a deeper question -- is there inflammatory fluid in the pericardial sack? ...Read more

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Does pleural effusion create pressure on lungs?

Does pleural effusion create pressure on lungs?

It can: Pleural effusion i fluid collection in the space around the lungs. There are many causes. The fluid can compress the lung making it difficult to breathe. It may need to be drained. ...Read more

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Can HIV transfer from naked anus to penis ( cotton trouser, no underwear) no penetration felt bt might touch inner area of anus during rubbing please ans?

Can HIV transfer from naked anus to penis ( cotton trouser, no underwear) no penetration felt bt might touch inner area of anus during rubbing please ans?

Very unlikely: If you were clothed and you did not have skin to skin contact, it is vey very unlikely that would acquire an infection from the circumstances you described. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Vaginal fluid touched lip, does the skin on lips protect against std?

Vaginal fluid touched lip, does the skin on lips protect against std?

No: skin does not protect against STD. You can also get STD from the lesions themselves such as herpes. ...Read more

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Can localised 2nd degree contact burns on ribcage (metal rod 20 second contact) damage underlying lung tissue?

Can localised 2nd degree contact burns on ribcage (metal rod 20 second contact) damage underlying lung tissue?

Highly unlikely: It depends on if there is any other trauma with the impact of the rod, but a 2nd degree burn itself should not cause any damage to the lung. A 2nd degree burn by definition is only a partial thickness injury to the skin only, so you should have no worries. ...Read more

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Can penis rubbing on underwear cause irritated meatus?

Can penis rubbing on underwear cause irritated meatus?

Yes it can: Meatal irritation is very common in babies, especially with use of cloth diapers. ...Read more

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Carpet burn sensation on thigh, sensitive to sheets or clothing, no redness or swelling, skin looks normal, area is about 6 inches above knee ?

Carpet burn sensation on thigh, sensitive to sheets or clothing, no redness or swelling, skin looks normal, area is about 6 inches above knee ?

Tough one!: How long have you had this feeling? Do you have any back problems? Have you injured the area? Do you have diabetes or other medical problems? Also, early symptoms of shingles (herpes zoster) can cause a feeling of hypersenistivity before the rash breaks out. If your problem continues, see a doc. ...Read more

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Purple,fluid filled sac on scalp that hangs by a thin piece of skin similar to skin tag. Sac popped when squeezed with minimal pressure ?

Purple,fluid filled sac on scalp that hangs by a thin piece of skin similar to skin tag. Sac popped when squeezed with minimal pressure  ?

Have an exam.: This sounds strange and I can recall nothing from my experience that could explain this. A doctor could have tested the fluid for the presence of blood (a guiac test) and also cultured the fluid. Blood blisters often appear dark, but usually are not on a stalk. Sometimes there are no substitutes for an exam by touching and feeling and looking with your naked eye. ...Read more

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Will clotrimazole 2% cream clear up tight foreskin soreness & redness tight foreskin due to thrush?

Will clotrimazole 2% cream clear up tight foreskin soreness & redness tight foreskin due to thrush?

Mycolog II: I prefer nystatin with triamcinolone cream to treat the fungal infection and the inflammation. It usually works. If not, a circumcision may be needed. Also, if you are not diabetic, you should be checked for that unless the fungal infection was brought about by antibiotics. ...Read more

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