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What Does It Mean If The Doctor Says I Have A Fusion On My Spoine
A fusion gets rid of a joint or disk between to bones, getting the bones to join together with bone between them. If successful, it eliminates almost all the motion between the bones. Sometimes fusion simply occur as a result of disease, rarely from aging. Most of the time ...Read more
Hypoxia: Hypoxia means lower levels of blood oxygen compared to normal values. It could be caused by by diminished absorption of oxugen in the lungs (asthma, pneumonia, drowning, etc) or obstruction of blood flow in the arteries (arteriosclerosis, embolism, thrombosis) or in the veins (congestive heart failure, embolism, thrombosis, etc). ...Read more
I have a pain below my breasts what does that mean. And what should I do about it. It is like the third time it was happend
Need to be checked: Pain under the breasts on both sides need to be checked to find the cause.We need more information like your age and detailed history and physical exam to find the cause ...Read more
Treatment needed: Your probably went to your doctor for obstruction or bleeding from the nose. He found a growth which he probably biopsied and it is positive for cancer. This means to cure it and protect your health, you will need treatments which may include surgery, radiation and sometimes chemotherapy. I wish you the best for this and don't delay in getting treated. ...Read more
What to do if I had an MRI on my left shoulder, and the MRI papers said What to do if I had a kim lesion does any1 know what that is?
Labral tear: A Kim lesion is a tear between the posterior inferior labrum and glenoid articular cartilage without labral detachment, an incomplete and concealed labral avulsion. It needs to be treated because it can result in permanent posterior instability. Make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon for follow up of this. ...Read more
Cyst: Renal cysts are benign, usually cause no problems. ...Read more
May be nothing BUT..: Must rule out serious cause- tumor see gastroenterologist to review. ...Read more
Bad things: I hope this is a joke and you do not have a level 5 laceration. Liver lacerations are Graded 1-6. A level 5 liver laceration is a injury with a very high mortality. Most people do not survive this type of injury. A Level 1 Trauma center with an amazing Trauma surgeon would be your best shot of getting out of this dicey situation ...Read more
What does it mean if you have a white bump on the inside of your vagina i don't have any idea what it could be and I am really scared
Hi. : Hi. The white bump on your vagina might be a harmless, simple sebaceous cyst. However, if you are sexually active and you have a vaginal discharge, itching or pain then there is a possibility of a sexually transmitted disease. Other causes for bumps include herpes (blister) and sebaceous cysts. If it were to become, red, warm, stinky, painful and/ or swollen that could signal an infection. ...Read more
What does it mean if your doctor tells you you have thyroid antibodies? She felt on my neck and said everything was ok but what can this mean in futur
Higher risk: All that means is that you are somewhat more likely to develop a thyroid problem than those without the antibody. However the presence of a thyroid antibody may or may not lead to thyroid disease at all. It does tell you that you may be predisposed to develop an autoimmune disorder especially with the thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure...: I am not sure what they mean by obstructed knee with out more context. If you have a bone spur or loose portion of meniscus or fragments, your knee can lock and cause difficulty moving and pain. If you have bakers cyst in the back of your knee, this could cause some obstruction to full flexion. I assume you are not meaning vascular obstruction. Wish i could be more help, best of luck! ...Read more
Intussusception: The term folded intestine has been used to describe a pathologic process known as intussusception. This occurs (usually in children) when the small intestine telescopes on itself, leading to a partial or full obstruction of the intestine. Sometimes this can be treated without surgery if the intestine can be pushed back out. If surgery is required, it is usually minor with recovery in a few days. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: Dr has made a definitional mistake, leukorrea does not occur on urine. Urinary leukocytes (white blood cells) may indicate urinary tract problem such as kidney or bladder infection, damage to any part of urinary tract, foreign body includind kidney & bladder stones or catheter, urinary retention, intestinal bladder augmentation causes mucus in urine often with attatched leukocytes like leukorrhea. ...Read more
Most women: have a series of small Montgomery Glands (small bumps) on areolas and nipples. If you have a mass - please get it checked Take care. ...Read more
I have a scar in my right nostril that doesn't want to heal. I've had it for about a week. My PCP says it doesn't look like cancer. What could it be?
Pimple?: Hard to say what it is without seeing it. Could be a pimple or a scab that you developed. I would not worry about it too much for a while. Likely will go away but after another week or so would get it looked at again if it is not gone. ...Read more
Nothing specific: I find these occasionally.The importance depends on the type of birthmark. Some are benign and no treatment indicated.Some will be associated with other conditions that will be monitored.Some may be associated with conversion to a cancer in later life and can be removed easily at some point. ...Read more
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