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What exactly does it mean when a man is urinating blood?

What exactly does it mean when a man is urinating blood?

Infection: At your age usually infection but you need to be checked and make sure not tumor. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varicocele and epididymal cyst, among others. An h&p, labs, and ultrasound are warranted. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one vocal chord is not visable?

What does it mean when one vocal chord is not visable?

Vocal cord, larynx, : It can mean a lot of things-if you have an actual voice problem then it might mean that some of the muscles in your throat are "overactive" or working too hard. Sometimes it may indicate that the vocal cord (or fold) has shrunk over time--it depends on where and who told you that the vocal cord was not visible (what kind of exam-laryngoscopy?). ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

Inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernia is due to weakness or defect of abdominal wall muscles in the groin area - subject may always feel need to push it back. Not dangerous but uncomfortable. Indiect inuinal hernia is due an outpouching of the periteum (abdominal lining) alongside the testicular blood vessels and vas (sperm duct). These have a relative narrow neck, bowel can enter, get stuck and strangulate. Fix. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your liver is enlarged.?

What does it mean when your liver is enlarged.?

Hepatomegaly: You have hepatomegaly when your liver is enlarged. The most common cause of hepatomegaly is hepatic steatosis or a "fatty liver". I recommend you discuss these findings with the physician who ordered the imaging study as follow up blood work is usually advised in order to screen for common causes of liver disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a baby's soft spot is raised?

What does it mean when a baby's soft spot is raised?

Depends: If the baby is healthy, probably nothing. When sick, however it may mean incresed pressure in the brain.Best ask your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a woman pelvic gland is swollen ?

What does it mean when a woman pelvic gland is swollen ?

Which gland?: The lymph nodes along the creases of abdomen to thighs are and suggest infection anywhere from there to feet (not really glands). They can signal std such as herpes or syphilis as well as non-std infections. There are also glands such as in the labia (true glands that secrete fluid) when these become swollen (and painful) they may need surgical drainage. Hot/warm packs can help some of. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a newborn has pneumopericardium?

What does it mean if a newborn has  pneumopericardium?

Air surrounds heart: The pericardium is a sac of tissue surrounding the heart. Rarely air can become trapped between the sac and heart itself. This can be severe and life threatening. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a baby has enlarged tongue that thrusts. Sticks out?

What does it mean if a baby has enlarged tongue that thrusts. Sticks out?

Macroglossia: This is the technical term for an enlarged tongue. Its cause is unknown. The baby may grow as it were around his/her own tongue. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is a red colour male?

What does it mean when your urine is a red colour male?

Urine: Red urine usually implies blood. Some foods also give red urine for example beetroot. Blood in the urine is not common so you should have this checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the urethra is red and hurts?

What does it mean when the urethra is red and hurts?

Lots of stuff: See your doctor and give him/her a good history. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen (male)?

What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen (male)?

Testicle : Teticular swelling. See your physician if it's painful and tender to touch. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a hemorrhoid gets harder?

What does it mean when a hemorrhoid gets harder?

Thrombosis: If extruded for a long time, they can clot. This makes it painful and firm. Needs evaluation to be sure not something else though. ...Read more

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What does it mean when semin is yellowish?

What does it mean when semin is yellowish?

Likely normal: Normal semen can have varying color (white to yellow if mixed with urine) and substance (thin liquid or thicker like jelly). This is unlikely a concern. However, if you notice changes or you have other symptoms, you should consult with your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a guys nipples are hard?

What does it mean when a guys nipples are hard?

Normal: Typically nipples are hard because one is cold or excited. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

How many?: A few bruises can be a normal response to hard work or exercise. A lot of bruises could mean somebody is beating her up. In the absence of any injury, it could mean a blood disorder or even a malignancy. See your doctor if bruises are numerous and persistent/recurrent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

Any other symptoms?: White pale stool may reflect a significant biliary obstruction or profound liver disease (often with accompanying jaundice). Or the white may be just a coating of mucus (a colon lubricant) which when present in large volume may signal problems with colon spasm (ie. Irritable bowel syndrome), partial obstruction, infection, and even sloughed colon lining due to a variety of diseases. Get checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stool is pea green?

What does it mean when your stool is pea green?

Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

Several things: Infections such as herpes and yeast can cause clitoral swelling. Trauma to the clitoris can cause swelling. If it is always swollen then hyperandrogenism can cause.. Best to schedule a visit with an obgyn to begin the evaluation. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more