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What Does A Curved Virgia Mean
Probably nothing: The uterus is composed of muscle and collagen, both are somewhat flexible. The uterus is attached inside you, but is still a bit mobile, while the cervix is somewhat fixed in place by it's attachment to the vagina. When the uterus leans forward or back (or side), then the cervix will be curved a bit. Essentially, whatever the position of the uterus and cervix inside you, it is normal for you. ...Read more
My penis is curved towards left. Could I be able to have childrens. .. I mean can my sperm still reaches the correct position to fertilize the egg?
Yes, ...: Some deviation in which direction the penis points at erection will not affect your ability to inseminate your female sexual partner as long as she is functionally and anatomically sound, and the quality of the sperms in the semen is normal. Remember: almost every man's penis at erection will point to a different direction or with some curvature; none is born perfect. ...Read more
When I bruised my toe, it was green and purple. Now there's just a purple line that's curved almost like half of a heart, what does this mean?
Blood: Under the nail is what it sounds like known as a subungual hematoma. ...Read more
The tip of my middle fingers on both hands are curved toward the ring fingers on both hands. What does that mean? Is it a old fracture?
Congenital: You may have a congenital deformity and it probably does not need treatment. An xray would aid in the diagnosis. ...Read more
Amblyopia = lazy eye: Amblyopia, commonly called "lazy eye, " is a unilateral decrease in visual acuity without a structural problem to explain it. The peak incidence is between 3 and 8 years of age, depending on the type. Treatment can range from visual correction, occluding the unaffected eye or surgery to remove cataracts. If this is you, see an ophthalmologist for a thorough work up. ...Read more
1000 mcg = 1 mg: 1000mcg is 1000 micrograms, which is equal to 1mg or 1 milligram. Medicines are often measured in milligrams, but sometimes in micrograms. When keeping track of prescriptions, one should be sure to write down "mcg" or "mg" correctly. ...Read more
Organoleptic: Organoleptic are aspects of something that we can experience through our senses. For instance if someone eats a steak they smell the aroma, they taste the flavor, they use to the sense of touch to determine texture & sight to see it. ...Read more
Nothing: Urine dipstick will indicate presence of white blood cells (leukocytes) as trace amount (TR) or higher amounts (1+, 2+, 3+, 4+). Larger amounts suggest inflammation. Trace amount means nothing, as it is seen in many normal people. Urine must be collected properly to be accurate. Vaginal or foreskin contamination of specimen can falsely elevate leukocytes. ...Read more
"Ism" is a suffix, (word ending) derived from Greek. It's use in the medical field means a condition or state. Here is an example;
Hypothyroidism-the condition or disease of low thyroid.
Hypo means low, thyroid is the gland and "ism" denotes the condition, the term does not describe the cause of the disease. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more
Microscopy: This is saying that 2-6 cells were seen in one high-power field (hpf). And that correlates to a 1+ rating. I'm assuming this is on a urinalysis, but it could be on a number of other tests as well. Hope this helps!! ...Read more
Not the foggiest: Hi. I've never heard a medical acronym "rwd", nor can I find it in an online search. We have an acronym RDW, which is a measure of size distribution of red cells, but it doesn't use numbers even close to 2.10. So I really don't have the foggiest idea what "2.10 rwd" means. Good luck! ...Read more