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Epididymitis (Definition)

A condition in which the tube at the back of the testicle, which stores and ...Read more


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What is testicular trauma caused by?

What is testicular trauma caused by?

The usual.: Horse, bike, motorcycle, fighting, skateboarding, football, rugby, soccer, lacrosse, ladder, vigorous sex, angry female. ...Read more

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Bipolar is caused by what?

Bipolar is caused by what?

Parental expectation: In addition to the "genetic" component and imbalanced chemicals in the brain, some bipolar patients had parents who had unrealistic expectations of them and "broke their hearts" by appearing to love them more for what they could accomplish than for who they were. "conditional love" hurts and sometimes the price paid by the often talented child will be difficulty following through on "achieving.". ...Read more

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What is an influenza and what disease is caused by it?

What is an influenza and what disease is caused by it?

Known as "the flu": influenza is an infectious disease caused by the influenza virus (there isn't "an influenza"). Typical symptoms: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches, headache, cough, fatigue. It spreads through the air from coughs/sneezes or touching contaminated surfaces. Yearly preventive immunizations are effective. Treatment: rest, fluids, fever/pain relievers. Antivirals may help if given early ...Read more

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What is a disease caused by microbe that is uncommon?

What is a disease caused by microbe that is uncommon?

Diphtheria: A disease that is uncommon in our country, the USA, is Diphtheria. This disease once infected thousands of children and caused thousands of deaths. The reason it is uncommon in our country now is because of vaccinations, specifically the DPT vaccine. Diphtheria still occurs worldwide, in tropical countries. CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/dip.pdf ...Read more

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Is lymphocele caused by an sti?

Is lymphocele caused by an sti?

No: No. There are lots of medical terms using the suffix "-cele" and they are frequently confused and inappropriately used. A lymphocele is a unique lesion which typically comes about from the disruption of lymphatic pathways following surgery or injury. It is a collection of lymph fluid which fails to be absorbed internally. They can become infected, but are rarely caused by an infection. ...Read more

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What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

Depends on the: Cause of the trauma and the overall apearances on exam. If there is pain and bleeding you should be seen by an obgyn. In all likelhood there is no treatment but an inflamed cervix usually means infection and checking for stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia are well within reason. Talk to your obgyn. ...Read more

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What are lipomas caused by trauma is it fasha ?

What are lipomas caused by trauma is it fasha ?

Fatty lump: A lipoma is an abnormal lump of fat, thought to be caused by trauma. It feels like a little lump under the skin, like a marble. Usually you can move it around, meaning that it isn't attached to the skin. If you are having pain, get the lipoma removed. ...Read more

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What is a skin infection caused by bacteria?

What is a skin infection caused by bacteria?

Cellulitis: Cellulitis is a way of describing a skin infection which is red and streaking up the skin from the wound, bite or or nidus of infection. ...Read more

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Can orchitis be caused by the flu?

Can orchitis be caused by the flu?

Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influenza virus (the flu) is one of the viruses that has been reported to occasionally cause orchitis as part of a generalized febrile illness. ...Read more

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Headache caused by ulcer, is that possible?

Headache caused by ulcer, is that possible?

No: I am assuming you mean stomach ulcers. No ulcers cause cause headaches. ...Read more

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How is chemical epididymitis (caused by urine backflow with no infection) treated?

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How is chemical epididymitis (caused by urine backflow with no infection) treated?

Here are some...: Still treat it empirically with antibiotics & pain medication because it's technically impossible to verify it with culture. How to treat a 22-yo man with clinical epididymitis? It is reasonable to use Azithromycin or doxycycline after reviewing history + physical exam + timely testing as needed - to attest: Most care is based on INDIRECT evidence from continual collection & analysis of experience ...Read more

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Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Is hematuria caused by the blood?

Yes: Hematuria means blood in the urine, it could be microscopic not visible by naked eyes or macroscopic visible, nephrologist and urologist could investigate the causes. ...Read more

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What is a pelvic infection caused from?

What is a pelvic infection caused from?

Let me explain: Pelvic inflammatory disease develops as the result of spread of a sexually transmitted disease. Most cases of pelvic inflammatory disease are caused by gonorrhea and/or chlamydia and other bacterias. ...Read more

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What is dupuytren's disease caused by and what can be done about it?

Dupuytrens is a : Progressive disorder that at this point does not have a cure but has treatments. The disease begins with thickening and nodules the palm that can eventually from cords. These cords are above the tendons in the fascia and the fingers can curl and lose flexibility or form contractures. http://www.handctr.com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.html. ...Read more

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How is epidermolysis bullosa caused? What is being done by whom to cure this disease?

How is epidermolysis bullosa caused? What is being done by whom to cure this disease?

Gene defects: This rare disorder involves the loss of adhesion between top and bottom layers of skin caused by defects in the genes that control their constriction.It comes an dominant and recessive forms with many subtypes.Most involve the type 7 collagen gene. Many labs around the world have studied the problem and record >20k articles on the subject. See www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/gquery. ...Read more

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Is anemia caused by an infection?

Is anemia caused by an infection?

Can be: An infection can lead to some degree of anemia. The anemia should resolve with successful treatment of the infection. ...Read more

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