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What Is The Definition Of Pneumonia
Bowel obstruction: When bowel telescopes into bowel this is an intussusception. Examples include colon into colon, small bowel into colon or colon into small bowel or small bowel into small bowel. This leads to an intestinal obstruction with symptoms of pain, vomiting and currant jelly stools or blood in the stools. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Episode of altered: Consciousness. This can involve full loss of consciousness, loss of awareness with amnesia, or variations. A focal motor or sensory seizure however, may preserve awareness and just involve local area if it does not generalize. More than one seizure would be c/w epilepsy. ...Read more
Spasmodic dysphonia: You may be speaking about "spasmodic dysphonia" which is a disease of the communication between the brain and the nerves to the voicebox. This disorder is best diagnosed by a physician but you can find samples of how those with it sound online, i'm sure. Either way, any one with 'spastic laryngitis' sounds like they need an expert in voice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney doctors. : Nephrology is the study of the kidney: its structure, its function, and its diseases. The kidney is an incredibly complex organ that participates in a large number of essential bodily functions. Nephrologists are fellowship trained after completing an internal medicine residency, and they are experts in non-surgical treatment of the kidneys and renal function. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spinning: Vertigo /?v??(?)t??o?/ (from the latin vert? "a whirling or spinning movement") is a subtype of dizziness, where there is a feeling of motion when one is stationary. the symptoms are due to an asymmetric dysfunction of the vestibular system in the inner ear. it is often associated with nausea and vomiting as well as a balance disorder, causing difficulties standing or walking. ...Read more
Eyelind contraction: Blepharospasm refers to an involuntary twitching or spasm of the eyelid muscles, and sometimes the facial muscles around the eye. Localized twitching of the lids is often caused by stress and fatigue, and usually resolves on its own. More substantial spasms causing uncontrollable lid closure might require treatment with botox. Spams extending well into the face and neck may be more serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Supply & demand: Shock occurs when blood flow isn't enough to meet the body's energy needs. Usually, the blood pressure and/or output of the heart is low-the tissues of the body don't get enough oxygen due to inadequate blood flow/perfusion. Sometimes, if the energy requirements of the body are high (hypermetabolic), then seemingly normal supply just isn't enough to meet the demand. ...Read more
Hamartoneoplastic": " Hamartomas are benign malformations presenting as an excess of normal tissue within the tissue of origin." " The hamartomatous syndromes are usually associated with other neural, cutaneous, skeletal, or developmental malformations. " See: ...Read more
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