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Treatment Of Abdominal Bruit
Bruit refers to a sound, heard via a stethoscope, of blood when it flows through a narrowed opening. As blood flows through a narrow diameter within a vessel, the velocity of flow increases and also becomes more turbulent. The importance of this sound is that, if your doctor hears it, it can signify underlying atherosclerosis--i.e. Build-up ...Read more
Abdominal cramps: First we need to find the cause for the cramps, Treatment is base don the diagnosis. ...Read more
See a Doctor: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall. They can occur anywhere, but commonly in the groin, belly button, and previous incisions. Treatment depends on your symptoms. If they do not have incarcerated (stuck) bowel or pain, then they can be monitored. If they cause problems such as pain, cannot push it back in, etc, then it will need surgical repair. ...Read more
I am experiencing pain in left side of abdomen near rib cage is it costacondarites if yes can u suggest treatment?
Costochondritis?: It's obviously difficult to ascertain if this is costochondritis or not based on that description, as this could theoretically be indicative of heart disease, reflux or even a problem with your stomach, spleen or large intestines. But if it were costochondritis, simple anti-inflammatory medications would help. But it would be more wise to have a local doctor evaluate you to be sure. ...Read more
Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more
Pain in my lower left abdomen. What could be the problem? How can I make it better or what treatment?
Could be a renal problem or an ovary problem or a digestive problem like diverticulosis
unless we know what it is how we can tell you how to treated or make it better
use heat pad, hydrate well, and rest, and stay on light diet.
go and see a doctor that will examined you and treat you ...Read more
Abdominal bloating is considered to be a subset of irritable bowel syndrome but you will need to be evaluated for other causes like reflux, gallstones, pancreatic problems, gyn problems if female and kidney problems.
Once work up is negative options are probiotics, antispasmodics and a new treatment with antibiotic rifaximin. Consult your doctor for options. ...Read more
Occasionally more, but that would be exceptional.
You are welcome to read my book chapter on extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
Just go to google. ...Read more
Bruit: Sometimes a trivial degree of blockage can lead to a bruit. Sometimes as the blockage gets very severe the bruit, previously heard - disappears so a bruit by itself isn't very helpful or worrisome. If a new bruit is discovered one should simply obtain a carotid duplex scan to determine the true nature of the stenosis if any. ...Read more
It depends: Enlarged lymph nodes can be due to several different diseases. The treatment is tailored according tothe cause. In other terms, we need to understand why they are enlarged to advise about the treatment. ...Read more
Two ways to decrease: If it is bloating/flatulence, the usual cause is byproducts of bacterial digestion of the indigestible compounds in the GI tract by bacteria. This is done by decreasing the intake of fiber, as well as possibly lactose, then if chronically constipated, increasing speed of elimination of feces with a prescription med like Amitiza (lubiprostone) or linzess. Then gradually increase the amount of fiber in your diet. ...Read more
Living LIfe: I do not understand the question. Your body is still living when you are sleeping. I do not see any medical condition or health concerns in your question. Am I missing something? ...Read more
I am currently injecting Menopur for ICSI treatment. I am experiencing slight discomfort in my abdomen, is this normal?
F/u @ fertility GYN: It may be related to your IVF treatment and you might be feeling your oocytes growing. It is probably nothing to worry about, however, any severe pain should be evaluated. Is this your first IVF cycle? In any case, you will be getting ultrasound monitoring for your egg growth. Rarely, especially in younger women, you can get ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome which is a concern. ...Read more
Have a carotid bruit. Will see cardio. On mon. What kind I expect and what kind of treatment is normal for this? Thank you.
Ultrasound: Carotid bruit is turbulent blood flow which can be heard with a stethoscope. It does not mean there ids significant blockage or narrowing. An ultrasound is a painless first test which which will determine the degree of blockade and if further testing or treatment is needed. ...Read more
I have tenia versicolor in the chest and abdomen for about 5 year but I leave it without treatment, now I want a treatment to disappear of it?
Difficult To Treat: Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection in the skin and can be difficult to treat. It is primarily cosmetic, as it only causes color changes in the skin. It can sometimes be cleared by applying an antifungal cream daily or using a medicated dandruff shampoo (leave it on the area for 20 min. And rinse). Once it looks clear, you may need maintanence treatment. Sometimes, oral meds are used. ...Read more
28 years old male not alcholic not exposed to any chemicals. Abdomen ok with mild to modrate thrombocytopenia. Is it dangerous? What is the treatment?!
Have it monitored:
Thrombocytopenia is not normal and has many causes. While it often requires no treatment, you need two things;
it has to be periodically monitored, to be sure that it is not getting worse.
You need to know the cause, which may be a serious medical problem needing treatment.
You need a referral to a hematologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more