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What Does The Rectum Do For Animals
Yes!: The appendix acts as a 'policeman' for our body. It contains lymph tissue that helps fight off foreign invasion to our body such as infection.In the past, it was regarded as useless in that it was often taken out during abdominal surgeries to prevent a future attack of appendicitis.It is now used in reconstructive surgeries too. It turns out to be useful but if it's inflamed it needs to come out! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Constipation symptom: When constipated, patients complain of symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, and severe cases have decrease in appetite, nausea and vomiting. If you don't release the toxins from the body via feces, i feel it can affect your quality of life by decreasing one's energy levels. It can also affect your nutritional status since most who are constipated are afraid to eat and don't enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the purpose of using botox injections for anal fissures? Does it go up your butt? Does it hurt? What are the side effects?
Relax sphincter: The purpose of Botox is relaxation of the rectal sphincter which is a common source of pain and may allow faster recovery. Risks are low with little probability of spread. Excessive injection may result in fecal incontinence. It involves a few injections and the pain may be mitigated by topical anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do parasites appear in your body? Where do they come from? For example, how do intestinal worms go inside the intestines without consuming them?
Get in...: One way or another. Eat the eggs or worm covers most. Hookworm gets in through the skin. ...Read more
Salmonella lifecycle: Read more at: http://salmonellies.blogspot.com/2011/11/life-cycle.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
For reference, how does spider transmit diseases to humans? Is it because of the ingestion of eggs? How do you know if you contract the disease?
How do I know that e.Histolatyca reached the bloodstream or the liver? How long does it take for it to travel from the large intestine to other organs
Variable: Most infected people, about 90%, are asymptomatic. In ~10% of invasive cases the amoebae enter the bloodstream and may travel to liver, causing an abscess, and other organs in the body. This can occur as early as 2-4 weeks after infected or months to years later. Symptoms can include fever, nausea, vomiting, and pain in the rt upper abdominal pain. Dx is by blood tests, ct scan, and needle biopsy. ...Read more
Can doctors tell me what does the aids virus do to the body and how does it form through sexual relations?
Limits immune system: The virus that causes aids is hiv. Hiv is a virus that is spread from person to person by close / intimate contact in which two people share cells / body fluids (such as intercourse or IV drug users sharing needles). The virus does not "form" through sexual relations, it is passed from person to person during sexual encounters. The virus infects cells and over time destroys the immune system. ...Read more
What does it mean to have a high anal sphincter tone and what are the risks of having one? What can you do about helping it?
Need for control: Some use the term "high anal sphincter tone" to describe someone who is extremely controlling, exacting, and always trying to be perfect at everything s/he does. Such people are also highly critical of others, and easily offended. They experience high levels of stress, mostly self-induced. They rarely relax or "let go." learning relaxation practices can help; so might individual ; group therapy. ...Read more
Hey there I have a question, what does the HIV vaccine do like does it prevent the disease or something like what's the purpose?
Lower intestine: The colon and rectum are the lower end of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that starts in the mouth. The colon's main function is to absorb water, although a variety of other subtances may be absorbed through the colon, as well. It acts as a reservoir function so that most people have only 1 or 2bm's each day. The rectum is the lowest end. It has muscles and nerves that give bowel control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both : Humans and other animals can have tapeworms. Many people who have tapeworms have no sxs other than seeing worms or worm parts with a bowel movement. Possible sxs/ signs can include: weight loss, loss of appetite or hunger, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & lethargy. It can lead to loss of important vitamins / minerals. Serious complications can occur however. ...Read more
Rabies: Rabies is an infectious disease that is 99% fatal in humans. The best approach is prevention by vaccinating pets and avoiding animals that are prone to being rabid including bats, skunks, foxes and coyotes and and racoons. If someone is bitten by a rabid animal, rabies vaccination series is necessary to prevent disease. ...Read more
What is HPV of the mouth? What are the symptoms and how is it treated. Once infected how long does the take to go away?
HPV: Hpv (human papilloma virus) causes warts inside the mouth and in the genital organs, affects both males and females and causes increased risk of cancer in the mouth, cervix, and rectal and anal regions. Oral lesions are white and painless. Treatment is excisional biopsy. Prevention by hpv vaccine (3 doses in 6mo) for males and females preferably before engaging in sexual intercourse and oral sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What all does your body have to have that's in food? Need to know all in detail please and what does your hair need so it don't fall out?
Nutrition is key!: Biotin is helpful for hair growth, but what's more important is your ability to absorb your nutrients found in food. Your history of using pepto-bismol, diarrhea, and other things suggest that you're having some issues with your gut. You need to work with your pcp, or an integrative medicine doctor to help you get on the right course. You need to make sure that you don't have thyroid issues which can contribute to hair loss, and other stressors. With history of heart surgery in many other conditions it would be helpful for you to get expert opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, in most cases: Vaginal reconstruction is usually employed to restore the vaginal anatomy that has been damaged as a result of vaginal deliveries. Many women eventually have significant symptomatic vaginal prolapse / pelvic relaxation as a result of the trauma of one or more vaginal deliveries. The surgical restoration virtually always results in improvement of the anatomy and function of the vagina. ...Read more
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