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What does aids stand for?

What does aids stand for?

Advanced HIV: Acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome, the late stage of HIV infection in which a host of opportunistic infections plague the unfortunate patient. ...Read more

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What does brca stand for?

What does brca stand for?

Breast cancer: BRCA refers to a set of genes that have been associated to confer a higher risk of developing certain cancers. It was first identified in women with a higher risk of developing breast cancer hence the acronym BRCA. It is associated with breast cancer, ovarian cancer and peritoneal cancer. It can be associated with breast cancer in males as well. ...Read more

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What does VD stand for and how common is it?

What does VD stand for and how common is it?

Venereal disease: "vd" stands for "venereal disease, " derived from venus, the goddess of love. It's the term i grew up with, but it's been replaced by std, or "sexually transmitted disease" because the more colorful medical terms of the past are being replaced by terms that are boring but more politically correct. Stds are very common...How common depends on which std you're asking about, location, and population. ...Read more

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What does pac stand for in orthopedics?

Physician assistant : Physician assistant - certified is the obvious answer. But the wording of the question is unclear. ...Read more

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I know what dui stands for, but what does IUD stand for?

I know what dui stands for, but what does IUD stand for?

Intrauterine device: An iud is a plastic or metallic device inserted by a gyn doctor into the uterus for birth control. The device is generally thought to work by creating an inhospitable environment for egg implantation. Many types and brands exist. An iud can be an effective form of birth control in the right patient types. ...Read more

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What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

Whole person health: Holistic health practitioners deal not only with diseases and symptoms but with the health of the whole person. Many traditional medical systems (chinese medicine, ayurveda) look at the entire picture - not only the physical body, but the mind and the spirit - and seek to address the problem at its root, rather than use a temporary measure to mask the symptoms. ...Read more

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What does haard stand for?

What does haard stand for?

Not sure: I have not heard of haard as an abbreviation for a disease. ...Read more

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What does CABG stand for?

What does CABG stand for?

Cabg: stands for coronary artery bypass graft. This is when a blood vessel from the body (artery or vein) is used to reroute blood around a blockage in an artery that feeds the heart. ...Read more

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What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

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What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

MDT: Multi Drug Test. It detects Methadone, Cocaine, Amphetamine, Meth, THC, Opiates, PCP,Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines & Oxycodone in urine samples. It is a 10 panel test. ...Read more

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What does denture svc stand for exactly?

What does denture svc stand for exactly?

We use the : Abbreviation "svc" routinely to denote service. Perhaps it pertains to some associated denture procedure like an adjustment if a reline. ...Read more

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What does msp stand for?

What does msp stand for?

Not sure but...: All of these are msp degrees: master of science in psychology degree ? Molecular and systems pharmacology degree? Master's of science in planning (msp) degree? ...Read more

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What does aed stand for?

What does aed stand for?

Defibrillator: Automatic external debrillator.

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What does oxylean do, and does it work?

Oxylean: No sure exactly which med you are talking about. Go to drugs.com and review. Then if you need more info lets chat so I can help YOU! ...Read more

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What does fgu stand for?

What does fgu stand for?

Glucose uptake : I believe it stands for forearm glucose uptake, by which glucose can be measured when injected in the forearm. ...Read more

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What does MRI stand for ?

What does MRI stand for ?

Magnetic Resonance : Magnetic resonance imagining. Basically an MRI puts your body in a magnetic field which causes electrons and protons to allign in certain ways and special sensors and lots of computer power create a picture of whatever is being scanned. Neat huh? No x-rays are involved with an mri. ...Read more

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What is does dhea stand for?

What is does dhea stand for?

DHEA: Dihydroepiandrosterone. There are many articles about this on the internet and nothing that should really worry you. On-line just type in DHEA. ...Read more