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Reduced Left Poplitea
Sudden pain in left testicle in midnight. After one day the pain reduced a lot, but is still there. The pain is above left testicle, what should I do?
Get PE and U/S: This could potentially be a problem, but you would not know unless you have a physical exam and an ultrasound of the testicle. You should be seen by someone soon so they can determine the cause. You can follow up with you primary care provider. ...Read more
Q. 1 of 2. Renogran, left kidney. Parenchymal tracer uptake is reduced with negligible wash out. What does it mean?
If I understand the: Question correctly, the left kidney renogram shows decreased uptake of tracer, which means decreased kidney function. The negligible wash out means little urine production, or possibly a blockage of the upper ureter. Please discuss with your doctor, as this appearance needs to be correlated with your medical condition and the reason your doctor ordered the test. ...Read more
Can pain on the left side of rib cage be cause by a gas build up? I had pain for 3 days, after I burped it reduced drastically? Was that it?
Yes & it sounds like: U made the diagnosis Urself. There R OTC remedies 2 help with this. ...Read more
I played basketball with a boxer and my left testicle which was shaking alot is paining now, it has reduced alot but still pains, please help!
Torsion: Severe testicle pain following vigorous activity requires urgent exam by doc to exclude testicular torsion - a condition in which the testicle gets twisted on its own blood vessels. Often produces elevation of affected testicle and partial relief of pain with elevation. The testicle is usually laying sideways in the scrotum rather than "standing up." Failure to seek treatment causes infertility. ...Read more
The pad of my pinky left toe's been feeling numb for over a week now after hike holiday. Not completely numb, but the sensation is very much reduced?
Occasional tingling feel in left testicle. Took antibiotics nd intensity has reduced but still persist so ultrasonic scan, nothing serious 1cyst found?
Is it possible fathering after left testicular atrophy after mumps. Teatis size reduced to 3 cubic cm.
I broke my left pinky toe 16 days ago. It was snapped ~ 45 degrees out & had to be reduced. Buddy taped. Foot by toe swells. Is this okay? Crutches?
Broken toe: The standard approach to manage a broken toe is buddy taping. The swelling of surrounding toe is exoected. Try staying off your foot and keep it elevated. ...Read more
Bp is normal and my haemoglobin reduced to 11gm/100ml am having daily chest left right ribs pain which vanishes till mid day DOC said due to weakness?
My echocardiogram show moderately reduced left ventricular systolic function with and estimated ejection fraction approximately 30-35 Explain please?
General definitions: Left ventricular systolic function is a measure of how well the lower left pumping section of the heart squeezes to send blood to the body. Ejection fraction (EF) is the % of blood that is pumped out with each heartbeat. A normal EF at rest usually ranges between 55& 70%. If the heart muscle has been damaged the ejection fraction may be lower. You should discuss results further with your doctor. ...Read more
Dilated left heart and reduced lv function. Generalized lv hypokinesia diastolic dysfunction, what to do?
LV dz: See a cardiologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have. Redness in left eye and same has reduced now, but not totally gone. No irritation and pain. Any suggestion?
I am 20 years old male, facing a a weak eye sight and my left eye vision is reduced. Is it possible to increase my vision if yes how?
My pupil is left dilated from iritis. Was given pilocarpine for 3days it reduced pupil about 4mm. But after stopin drops the pupil is dilated again? Y
Tmj pain on my left cheek. Xray shws lft side maxilla, mandibular r largr dan r8 sid. Is it d cause? Fat strtd 2 reduc suddnly on lft cheek. S tmj d cause?
Many TMJ problems are solved when the jaw gets balanced. Draw a vertical line on the mirror, relax your jaw so it opens in the midline.
Muscle spasm can be reduced. Use the mirror SEE the face, jaw, shoulders relax.'
Reduce swelling with enzymes. Clear. Ease has papain and bromelain. Take one 4x a day, melt in mouth between cheek and gums. Www. Grossan. Com ...Read more
Dear doctor, I had my left middle finger pinned two months ago. Pin removed 2 weeks ago. The middle bend of the finger needed to be reduced surgical?
Sir I have itching and skin peeling off left 2 toes and in between. I am using ketoconazole for 6 days. Itching has reduced but skin peeling is continuing. What should I use now?
Use the anti fungal: As directed for four weeks and keep the skin as dry as possible as well in the area ...Read more
My left ear seems clogged and hearing is reduced. When I lie down I hear a pop and hearing becomes normal. Please help.
I suddenly saw bright light and shapes similar to broken glass in my left eye. It reduced in ~1-2 min. This happened once bfore. What could be reason?
Seeing reflection of: Blood vessels in the retina. Those lines are a reverse image (shadows) of what is in your eyeball, and you are seeing it at some jagged edges, when in reality, it's a vascular tree of your blood vessels in your eye, and quite normal. A bright light can be ocular migraine or can be phosphenes when you touch your eye and see a temporary light internally. This is benign in any case. ...Read more
Got dysautonomia starting florinef (fludrocortisone), (fludrocortisone) BP 120/60. I read florinef (fludrocortisone) can cause heart left ventricular diastolic reduced efficiency?
Dysautonomia: There is no cure for dysautonomia. In many cases treatment of primary dysautonomia is symptomatic and supportive. Measures to combat orthostatic hypotension include elevation of the head of the bed, frequent small meals, a high-salt diet, and drugs such as fludrocortisone, midodrine, and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Florinef could worsen heart failure but doesn't cause heart failure. ...Read more
Floater: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment or other problems with the eye. ...Read more
My dad has small cell lung cancer, after chemotherapy the tumor was reduced 80%, can it still grow if left alone?
6 wks ago had first ocul. Migraine with scintill. Scotoma It lasted for 45 mins but after it went the corner of vision in left eye is reduced causes?
If your'e indicating:
That you have had a visual loss for the last six weeks then it is really important that this be evaluated promptly by an
ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I had ocular migraine (2 weeks ago) half of vision in my left eye was blurred. After it had gone I have permanant reduced acuity in that region causes?
See your doctor:
Ocular and neurological migraines can mimic all manner of problems, including those normally caused by strokes.
As you describe persistent visual changes, it would be a very good idea to have both an ophthalmologist and a neurologist see you, to make sure nothing else is going on that might need treatment.
Please make arrangements to see those doctors soon. ...Read more
76 yrs 15 yr slight Left Hand tremor DATscan :reduced uptake putamen Markedmore on right side implies loss of PDPB Suggestive of PD, do I need tabs?
I have discomfort in my right groin area and it feels like a trapped nerve causing reduced mobility in the right leg and stretchy pain in my left foot?
Need examination: You should consider getting a good examination of the groin area and to determine whether or not there is really a trapped nerve or it's some musculoskeletal problem. If your doc is unsure you can ask to be referred to a neurologist who may choose to do some testing to tell what's going on. ...Read more
I am taking only dinner & purposely starving from last three months. My wt reduced from 46kg to 40 kg. My left hand is going numb from last few days.?
I hav itching and skin peeling at left toe, in between and adjacent toe for 2 weeks. I have used ketoconazole for 5-6 days....itching has reduced but affected skin is still peeling off. What is this lesion?
Had lipoma removed from my left temple of my forehead 2 days ago. I have swelling, numbness and reduced movement still. How long until this recovers?
You might: Have bleeding or infection, so you should consult with your surgeon asap. ...Read more
26y.o. healthy son pinpricks throughout body and pain/stiffness in left ring finger, D3=4.8, B12=140, taking Nuroday/ShelcalM OD for 2 mos and Uprise60k once/mo, symptoms reduced but there. Spine MRI?
Best to call: It's unclear if the question is about you or your son, and the situation sounds somewhat complex. This would be a great time to call in with your question and talk or type to a doctor who can answer your questions better, without the limits on number of characters we can type. ...Read more