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What does it mean to have duodenitis?

What does it mean to have duodenitis?

Inflammation: Duodenitis means inflammation of the first part of the small intestine, where your stomach empties. This is common and can be acid related, due to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, etc), infection or celiac disease to name a few. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have ehlers-danlos?

What does it mean to have ehlers-danlos?

Many things!: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a group of inherited disorders marked by extremely loose joints, hyperelastic skin that bruises easily, and easily damaged blood vessels.There are six major types and at least five minor types of ehlers-danlos syndrome (eds). A variety of gene mutations (changes) cause problems with collagen, the material that provides strength and structure to skin, bone, blood vessels. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have osteoporosis?

What does it mean to have osteoporosis?

Porous bone: Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease characterized by thining or loss of density in bones. It put you at risk for fractures, especially the hip, wrist or vertebra. This condition is diagnosed by a dxa scan (bone density scan). Effective treatments are currently available if you indeed were found to have osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have erotomania?

What does it mean to have erotomania?

Delusion: Erotomania occurs when an individual has a delusional belief that a person of higher social status falls in love and makes amorous advances towards him/her. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have liver focci?

What does it mean to have liver focci?

Some lesion in the: The liver . If they say primary liver foci, the lesion started in the liver . If they say 'secondary 'then the lesion originate elsewhere ...Read more

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What does it mean to have multiple steatocystoma?

What does it mean to have multiple steatocystoma?

Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can be confused with acne vulgaris and is included in the differential diagnosis of acne. It can be autosomal dominant in inheritance or sporadic. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have mesenteric adenitis?

What does it mean if I have mesenteric adenitis?

Lymph node: enlargement in the body part that connects the intestines to the major blood vessels. Main context is when it causes pain that mimics acute appendicitis, confounding the diagnosis. It is usually reactive to infection or inflammation, but if it is multiple and enlarged, it could be sign of lymphoma or Hodgkin's disease in rare instances. Ask your doctor for further explanation. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have esophageal spasms?

What does it mean to have esophageal spasms?

Muscle spasm: The esophagus is a tube with muscle that connects the mouth to the stomach. It moves the food toward the stomach but the muscles can contract to much in spasm if irritated. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have JRA?

What does it mean to have JRA?

Juvenile arthritis: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.The cause of JRA is not known. It is thought to be an autoimmune illness. This means the body attacks and destroys healthy body tissue by mistake. It is the most common type of arthritis in children under the age of 16 that damages and eventually destroys the joints of the body.The ongoing inflammation may limit the mobility of affected joints. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have palpitations?

What does it mean to have palpitations?

Heart beat sensation: Palpitations refer to an awareness of you heart racing or pounding, too fast or slow.. Heart palpitations can be triggered by stress, exercise, medication or an underlying medical condition. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have skin ulcers?

What does it mean if I have skin ulcers?

Impaired circulation: Skin ulcers are typically caused by impaired circulation. This can happen as a result of pressure, as in bed-sores and diabetic foot ulcers, or from peripheral artery disease. They are often painless which can be deceiving as we tend to take painless things less seriously. They are always important to treat, however, as they can easily become infected and then cause major problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have enlarged ovary?

What does it mean to have enlarged ovary?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities- first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have enteric fever?

What exactly does it mean to have enteric fever?

Typhoid Fever: It's the same as typhoid fever. See this link for more information: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/typhoid-fever/ds00538/. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a spermatocelectomy?

What does it mean to have a spermatocelectomy?

Removal of cyst: Spermatocelectomy is removal of spermatocele, a cyst of the epididymis that often contains sperm. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have tinnitus?

What does it mean to have tinnitus?

Noises in the head: Tinnitus is any abnormal sound that you hear that is not coming from your surroundings. The exact cause is not known but is thought to be related to abnormal discharge from the cells of the inner ear. It is usually, but not always, associated with hearing loss. By itself, it is rarely an indication of anything serious. It should always be evaluated with a hearing test. ...Read more

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What does it mean that I have reoccurring gastritis symptoms?

What does it mean that I have reoccurring gastritis symptoms?

Gastritis : Must make sure that you have the right diagnosis then initiate proper treatment. Can be lots of causes of abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean for me to have "auto-antibodies?"

What does it mean for me to have "auto-antibodies?"

Allergy to self: Auto-antibodies means that you are producing antibodies to proteins in your own body. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have dodger fever?

What does it mean to have dodger fever?

Relax: It's not a medical term. It means you are excited about the LA Dodgers baseball team. Enjoy the season! ...Read more