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What does it mean when a stream with a lot of blood is coming out of the erect penis (with no pain, wounds or swelling)?

What does it mean when a stream with a lot of blood is coming out of the erect penis (with no pain, wounds or swelling)?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine can come from many things and is always abnormal and warrants evaluation. Causes in a young male are typically infections such as sexually transmitted diseases, prostatits and cancer is a typical cause in the elderly. Anyone experiencing hematuria should see their doctor for appropriate testing right away. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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What does it mean if I see streaming lights when my eyes are closed?

What does it mean if I see streaming lights when my eyes are closed?

After images: Depends what is meant by streaming. There are all sorts of after-images that can be seen with eyes closed depending on what was being looked at and how bright those objects or lights were. Intrinsic light phenomena or entoptics can be caused by light diffusing through the lids, by migraine visual episodes, and by vitreous gel tugging on the retina, just to name a few. See your local eye doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean if somebody says their blood culture tested positive for cocci in the blood stream?

What does it mean if somebody says their blood culture tested positive for cocci in the blood stream?

Sepsis: it means they may. Have a infection most likely staphloccus which is a bacteria found on skin . Common in patients who are admitted in a hospital or who have had surgical procedures , it may even be a contaminant which means false positive ...Read more

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Could blood transfusions mean cancer is in your blood stream?

Could blood transfusions mean cancer is in your blood stream?

Confused?: A patient needs a transfusion when their hemoglobin is very low. It can happen in cancer patients for many reasons but they don't get blood just because they have cancer. ...Read more

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Sometimes I see flickering stream of light on the corner of my eye. Is this normal? What does this mean?

Sometimes I see flickering stream of light on the corner of my eye. Is this normal? What does this mean?

Flashes, floaters: Flashes of light occur when the retina is stimulated. As the gel in the back of the eye slowly peels off the retina it can cause a flashing sensation. This may be associated with floaters. Also, people can develop ocular migraines with or without the associated headache. Your condition may be related to either of the above; see an eye doctor either way. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if blood transfusions mean cancer is in your blood stream?

Wanted to know if blood transfusions mean cancer is in your blood stream?

No: Transfusions given usually for anemia are usually selected from healthy patients. Even if an unknown malignant situation were present in the donor and there were cancer cells in circulation, implantation in any tissue and tumor growth would not occur. The cells would have to have shed and not just been present in the blood and the recipient would have to have been on immunosuppressive agents. ...Read more

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When i hand express my breastmilk, there's only one stream? What could cause this? Please help! does it mean low milk supply?

When i hand express my breastmilk, there's only one stream? What could cause this? Please help! does it mean low milk supply?

Baby weight : Your pediatrician can track your baby's growth to determine if she is getting enough to eat. The visualize appearance if hand expressed breast milk is not relevant if the baby is getting enough. ...Read more

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Had cystoscop due to weak stream. Thought had stricture but ended up tight bladder neck. Dr said does not mean enlarged prostate. Can you explain?

Yes: It is tight bladder neck muscle.This often feels better with alpha blockers such as tamsulosin(trade name flomax) which are also commonly used for enlarged prostates in men older than yourself.Discuss with your doctor if no prescription was given.Good luck. ...Read more

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If blood in urine is a symptom of uti, does that mean your urine stream will be red?

If blood in urine is a symptom of uti, does that mean your urine stream will be red?

Maybe: Urinary tract infections can cause urine that is normal looking, reddish, or cloudy. The urine certainly does not have to be red to mean infection. ...Read more