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What Does It Feel Like To Undergo Hemodialysis
Hard to Answer: Probably best to ask someone you know about who is on dialysis, and would like to talk about it. There are over 500, 000 patients receiving dialysis in the us each year. It should not be hard to find a dialysis patient. You could also call a local dialysis unit--and even volunteer to help out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quite variable: Unless you opt not to have conscious sedation, you'll probably remember and feel little during the actual colonoscopy. Afterwards, you'll like have some element of mild abdominal discomfort and bloating related to residual gas in the colon. It may take several days for your bowel habit to return to normal after the aggressive clean out necessary prior to the colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had it only once...: It was very relaxing and I have no further recollection. Neither will you! ...Read more
Here are some...: Physiologically, penile erection results from temporary blood inflow >outflow of penile corporeal bodies as regulated through inherent complex automation with its ultimate goal of copulation for procreation. As to how and what a man may feel, it widely varies reflecting personal momentary mental and physical combined composure to capture the sense of comfort and control of living at the moment. ...Read more
How will i know what does an asthma attack feel like and what does it feel like before the attack?
Terrible. : Asthma attacks are usually fairly quick in onset, though if you're asthma is not well-related it may be hard to tell what's an attack and what is just uncontrolled asthma. Symptoms are usually shortness of breath, coughing, chest tightness, feeling like it's hard to get air out of your chest, and you may hear wheezing. If these start abruptly, you may need prompt medical attention. ...Read more
Mildly uncomfortable: Endovaginal ultrasound is performed with a long but narrow probe that is slowly inserted after lubrication and barrier protection is applied. It is invaluable for assess early pregnancy and pelvic pathology in a minimally invasive, safe, cost-effective and reproducible way that has transformed obstetrics and gynecology. It should not hurt, nor last more than a few minutes. ...Read more
Dissociated: The effect of ketamine depends on the dose. It is used for general anesthesia and at these doses you would not feel anything and would be unconscious. Ketamine is also used to treat pain and at these lower doses, ketamine creates a state in which the person is dissociated from the body and external reality, it is often given with sedatives with amnesia properties to prevent possible hallucinations ...Read more
Smallpox: has approx. 12 day incubation period. Fever is usually 101° F or >. Sx's include: headache, muscle pain, malaise, nausea, vomiting, back pain, Rash develops on forehead & then involves face. Lesions than occur closest to the trunk on extremities on the track and later to the distal extremities. The WHO announced World-wide eradication of Smallpox on May 8 1980. Smallpox has no animal reservoirs ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exhilarating!!!: Obviously, i've never done it...But, I have witnessed enough to tell you it is nothing to be afraid or intimidated about! ricky lake and abby epstein just release the sequel to business of being born, called more business of being born. I went to the premier in la and it was amazing! watch the series of films and see for yourself. Everyone has a different and +/- gratifying experience. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain med: Percocet is a combo of acetaminophen and oxycodone available by prescription only. it is available with 2.5, 5, 7.5,or 10 mg of oxycodone. It is used for moderate to severe pain on a temporary basis. Oxycodone is an opioid and is frequently abused or misused. Taking too much can lead to severe liver damage due to the acetaminophen ...Read more
Chest pain: Pleurisy causes severe knife-like pain in the chest with breathing. The location and severity depend on where and how large an area of lung lining ("pleura") is irritated or infected. The pain comes from movement of the lung surface against the inside lining of the chest, so taking tiny breaths will cause less pain than taking big deep breaths. ...Read more
What exactly does it feel like to be put under anesthesia and how long does it take to fall asleep?
Anesthesia Feeling: Patients describe feelings of relaxation, euphoria, peace, and tranquility, also, a warm feeling running through their body. The onset of induction - falling asleep - is usually fairly rapid, like within 30 seconds to 1 minute, but does depend on the agent(s) being used. Most IV anesthetics are very well tolerated, do not cause nausea or vomiting post-operatively, and metabolize fairly quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I preparing myself for a pet scan? I am going to have a pet scan done soon and i wanted to know what to expect. What are they? What do they look like? What do they detect? Does it hurt? Does it involve a tube like an MRI does?
Pretty Easy: First, follow all of the directions given to you by the imaging center re pet appt. That usually means no strenuous activity for 24 hours before the scan time, nothing to eat after midnight, etc. The scan uses an injection of radioactive, sterile fluid, like a blood test in reverse. You sit quietly for 1 hour and are scanned for about 20 min. The scanner is like a ct, not as tight as a mri. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Evaluate: It means she needs a good evaluation. Tumors, stones, blockages, scar tissue, infections etc. Can give these symptoms. Seek a proper urological evaluation so that treatment may be initiated as soon as possible. ...Read more
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