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What does it mean if you have a hole in your bladder?

What does it mean if you have a hole in your bladder?

NOT GOOD !!!: Depends what type how big where it is what caused it, I am sure your doc will be discussing all of this with you as it will need to be fixed asap so please discuss with your doc asap. ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


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What does it mean if you have an achey vagina?

What does it mean if you have an achey vagina?

Atrophy: Could be atrophy, or a thinning of the lining due to lower levels of estradiol, or it could be inflammation caused by an infection, perhaps even herpes. I would see a specialist in hormones because even if you have not gone thru menopause, at 48 you are close, and your body can suffer a degradation simply from low Estradiol and testosterone levels, which is easily (and cheaply) replaced. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a heartbeat in your stomach?

What does it mean if you have a heartbeat in your stomach?

Palpitations: One should not feel any heart beat in the stomach area, however in some rare instances that could probably indicate a possible aortic aneurysm (swelling or ballooning of the big artery in the body, namely aorta). Would recommend to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a really large belly button?

What does it mean if you have a really large belly button?

Nothing: Just relates to the size of the vessels. No real issue. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovary: Normal ovaries vary in size from one woman to the next; cycling women the ovarian size changes at different points in the cycle, and most women the right and left ovaries are a little different. Were you told what size(s) the 'enlarged' ovaries were? Generally anything less than 5 maybe 6 cm is likely normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a deep belly button?

What does it mean if you have a deep belly button?

Collector: You will be a collector of lots of lint. You are perfectly normal. ...Read more

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Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Hello, What does it mean if you have a calcified polyp in your uterus?

Benign: Polyps are usually benign growths in your uterus, Rarely they can be precancerous. They require a blood supply to survive and grow, When that blood supply is compromised, they necrose and calcify. If you have a calcified polyp in your uterus and it is not causing you symptoms, no intervention is needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have an enlarged uterus?

What does it mean when you have an enlarged uterus?

Big uterus: The uterus enlarges because something is in it that was not previously noticed. Pregnancy is the most common cause; benign tumors of the uterine muscle (fibroids) are found in about 25% of women of childbearing age. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a nonaneurysmal aorta?

What does it mean if you have a nonaneurysmal aorta?

Not enlarged: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation or enlargement of your aorta. Yours is not, however, the fact that they described it in this way instad of "normal" makes me winder if they are seeing something, like plaque or calcification. Ask for more detail of the report. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a sharp pain in your uterus?

What does it mean if you have a sharp pain in your uterus?

Don't Know: There are more structures in your pelvis than just your uterus. This pain can be coming from a number of possibilities. If the pain is significant you need an evaluation by dr. ...Read more

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If you have a thickening of your gallbladder does it mean its going bad?

If you have a thickening of your gallbladder does it mean its going bad?

Depends: Ultrasound findings without abdominal discomforts may have no meaning. Thickened gallbladder wall with gallstones generally does indicate irritation & chronic chilecystitis. Gallbladder thickening in the face of cirrhosis & ascites has no indication of gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a bloody discharge?

Infection and others: It may be due to infections, stdsimplantation bleeding due to pregnancy.Cervical polyp, cervical abrasions, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, cervicitis, uterine polyps, vaginitis, uterine sarcoma, perimenopausal bleeding you need a gynecological exam to find the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a palpable uterus during pregnancy?

What does it mean if you have a palpable uterus during pregnancy?

Palpable means: That it can be felt. So, the uterus is large enough that physician can feel it when examining you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the doctor says you have a folded intestine?

What does it mean when the doctor says you have a folded intestine?

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

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What exactly does it mean if you have low pain in tummy?

What exactly does it mean if you have low pain in tummy?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an unusually long fever?

What does it mean if you have an unusually long fever?

Infection: This is usually a sign of infection. You should see your doctor to get worked up for the infection and treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a white lung?

What does it mean if you have a white lung?

Increased density: Usually people refer to lung with no vventilation as being whited out. Air in the lung is usually black. Atelectasis (collapse), fluid, edema, pneumonia or mass are usually white or increased in density. Usually atelectais or loss of volume causes a shift of heart toward the same side as white out, and volume increasers such as pneumonia, fluid, or tumor cause push of heart toward opposite side. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have prolonged abdominal pain?

What exactly does it mean if you have prolonged abdominal pain?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long is prolonged? Days? Hours? Weeks? What type? Sharp? Crampy? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more