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What does it mean when someone is wheezing?

What does it mean when someone is wheezing?

Wheezing: Wheezing is caused by inflammation and narrowing of the airways of the lungs that causes distruption of airflow when you breath. It also makes oxygen delivery more difficult. It can be caused by infection, asthma, lung/chemical/environmental irritation, etc. ...Read more

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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (which carries oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and ...Read more


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What exactly does it mean when your heart vibrates?

What exactly does it mean when your heart vibrates?

Fibrillates?: The atrium and the ventricle can fibrillate. Kind of vibrate at the pericardial sac. Atrial fib can be treated as outpatient but if the heart rate goes fast may need cardioversion. Ventricular fibrillation is an emergency need cpr/acls. ...Read more

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What does it mean when dizziness doesn't stop?

What does it mean when dizziness doesn't stop?

Dizziness: It really depends on the cause and the type of dizziness. I would see your doctor for treatment if it is not getting better on it's own. Feel better. ...Read more

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What does it mean when vomiting blood?

What does it mean when vomiting blood?

Not good: Can be different problems like stomach ulcer or esophageal varices, but if you are vomiting blood you need to go to er asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can't burp?

What does it mean when you can't burp?

Not a problem: It does not mean anything. And why would you want to burp anyway? Better not to. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urinating to much?

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What does it mean when urinating to much?

May be...: It means differently as to the number and amount of voiding. Going to bathroom often doesn't necessarily mean voiding too much. And it's okay to go often as long as being able to empty bladder with free-flowing stream with good volume from each voiding and with normal urinalysis. More detailing? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when pacemaker is 6/81?

What does it mean when pacemaker is 6/81?

Need more info: Those particular numbers do not seem to reflect a status of the pacemaker or of pacemaker life expectancy. I would ask him again and perhaps write it down. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone completely stops urinating?

What does it mean when someone completely stops urinating?

Anuric: Anuria, complete absence of urine is a medical emergency unless the patient already has end stage renal disease, on dialysis. It could be complete shut down of the kidneys or a complete blockage of the pathways that lead to urine being excreted. Neither are good. If this is the case, the person needs to be evaluated stat! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hair hurts?

Hair: Hair is a dead tissue. It shouldn't hurt. Is it where the hair is growing from hurting? ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when a person suddenly gets the chills?

What exactly does it mean when a person suddenly gets the chills?

Scary movie?: Seriously thoughmost often chills are an accompaniment to fever from an infectious process or cold exposure. Definitely see your doctor on this one if recurring as it could be something more serious like lupus or some kind of cancer. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee is literally orange?

What does it mean when your pee is literally orange?

Medications: Certain medications (pyridium, rifampin) can turn your urine orange color. Dark discoloration of the urine can also be a sign of dehydration or could represent blood in the urine. If increasing fluids does not clear it up, would seek medical attention with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone's ch50 is zero?

What does it mean when someone's ch50 is zero?

? Complement defeciency: But repeat the test, needs to be performed in a specialized labs, specimen has to be fresh, and it is hard to be absolute zero, ask your doctor, or consult an allergist/ immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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What does it mean when my body feels clammy?

What does it mean when my body feels clammy?

Infection: Can be: blood pressure dropped, heart stressed...Some of the causes are not good and you need to find out why. ...Read more

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What does it mean if heart hurts?

What does it mean if heart hurts?

Physically or emotio: Physically it means that the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen but emotionally the heart can be strained too by more complex mechanism ( the broken heart syndrome). ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

What exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

Nonspecific: That is fairly nonspecific, and could be related to dilated intestines from a variety of causes, or the muscles of the abdominal wall, also from a variety of causes. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your urinating blood?

Need a urgent check : Blood in the urine is a serious probelm. You need to go see a doctor right away. If you do not have a regualar doctor, you can go to an er where you will be examined and tested to find the cause of blood in your urine. A urologist may be requested to further evaluate your urinary passages to determine the cause/source of bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more