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What does mild periadnexal chronic inflammation means?

What does mild periadnexal chronic inflammation means?

Periadnexal inflamma: It means some signs of inflammation may be swelling or increased blood flow in the area of ovary and adjacent area. ...Read more

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What does chronic pulmonary disorder mean?

What does chronic pulmonary disorder mean?

Copd: A chronic pulmonary disorder is a disease that affects the lungs for a long time. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the lung disorder people get from exposure to cigarette smoke or other forms of pollution. ...Read more

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What does chronic microvascular disease mean?

What does chronic microvascular disease mean?

Microvascular diseas: It means the diffuse microvascularity at the distal end of the arterial tree is narrowed so that end vessel flow is impaired and unless a way can be found to open up the microvasculature chronic ischemia of the beds supplied will be present. ...Read more

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What does it mean if somebody has cmi? What's the difference between chronic mesenteric or myocardial ischemia?

What does it mean if somebody has cmi? What's the difference between chronic mesenteric or myocardial ischemia?

Poor circulation: Cmi could mean chronic mesenteric insufficiency . Ischemia means poor circulation . If it involves the heart it is called myocardial ischemia and if it is the gut it is called mesenteric. ...Read more

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I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

Allergic dermatitis: The eosinophils indicate an allergic component. This can be due to drug (or other ingested products), or contact allergen. ...Read more

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What does "acute schizophrenia" mean?

What does  "acute schizophrenia" mean?

Newer Symptoms: Acute schizophrenia usually refers to the onset of symptoms in a previously healthy person. This is often a young adult who is beginning to show odd behavior over a relatively short period of time. Such symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, and disordered thinking (illogical or incoherent speech). This contrasts with "chronic schizophrenia, " which relates to long-term symptom patterns. ...Read more

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What does autoimmune mean? 

What does autoimmune mean? 

Body attacks itself: In autoimmune disease your immune system attacks your own body. This causes serious problems like colitis, thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis & lupus. There are often genetic predispositions but there is growing evidence that microbes and environmental toxins such as molds, heavy metals & pesticides play a key role. A well-written book on this is http://www.Donnajacksonnakazawa.Com/blog/?Page_id=7. ...Read more

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What does " sinus disease" mean?

What does " sinus disease" mean?

Paranasal Sinuses: The paranasal sinuses, or simply - sinuses - are cavities within the bones of your skull that lighten the skull and allow air and sound to resonate. The sinuses also naturally function to clean particles and filter air. Sinus disease indicates an abnormality in these normal/natural processes. Most commonly, there can be an anatomical or structural blockage, allergy, inflammation... ...Read more

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What does it mean to have chronic cord compression?

What does it mean to have chronic cord compression?

A "squeezed" cord: The spinal cord has less space available then normal due to compression by something (such as a disc herniation, arthritis, tumors, infections, etc.). The word "chronic" implies that this has been going on for a long time and is not a recent problem. Cord compression can be a serious problem with potential paralysis. You should be evaluated by a spinal specialist for this problem. ...Read more

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What does chronic inflammation mean with Crohn's colit8s?

What does chronic inflammation mean with Crohn's colit8s?

Crohn's Disease: If you have crohn's disease, it is a chronic illness. It means that you will likely have this disease throughout your life. Needs to see a physician to help you treating it. ...Read more

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What does the term "chronic condition" mean?

Chronic vs. Acute: Chronic either means one has had the illness or diagnosis for some time or it is not one that can be cured. This is in contrast to an acute problem that resolves. ...Read more

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What does chronic kidney failure really mean?

What does chronic kidney failure really mean?

Chronic kidneydiseas: Chronic kidney failure is the loss of functioning kidney tissue due to permanent damage to the tiny subunits called nephrons.We have about a million nephrons per kidney, and as we lose nephrons the ones that are left enlarge and work harder until they reach their limit, at which point the kidney can no longer keep up with the body's needs to excrete toxins, balance fluids and minerals and other fx. ...Read more

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What does chronic biapical plueroparenchymal thinkening or scarring mean ?

What does chronic biapical plueroparenchymal thinkening or scarring mean ?

Many possibilities: This means that when they took a chest x-ray on you, they saw some thickening of the tissues at the top of the lungs. Since it is chronic, it appears to have been there for awhile. This could be a result of scarring from pneumonia or lung inflammations in the post or ongoing. A thorough history and examination, while may not reveal a cause, could r/o something more serious. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What does "acute" mean? Eg acute tonsillitis

What does "acute" mean? Eg acute tonsillitis

Acute=new: An acute condition is one that has recently developed, vs. chronic meaning long standing. ...Read more

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What does having adult chronic leukemia mean?

What does having adult chronic leukemia mean?

Blood cancer: Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells and bone marrow is the site of the defect. Treatment and outcome depend on the type of leukemia and stage of the disease. Some leukemias may be curable with intensive therapy and may require bone marrow transplantation. ...Read more

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