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What kind of condition is a cystocele?

What kind of condition is a cystocele?

Prolapsed bladder: Sometimes acalled a prolapsed or "fallen" bladder and is a cyst-like swelling on front wall of vagina, due to poor pelvis muscle support. Caused by difficult vaginal birth deliveries or prolonged straining or coughing. Mild to moderate cystocele may be controlled by kegel exercises + Estrogens in post-menopausal women. Pessaries (temporary) or surgery ?Required for more severe or symptomatic cases. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Harris
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Prolapsed Bladder (Definition)

An outpouching of the bladder into the vagina, due to a weakness in the tissue wall separating ...Read more


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What kind of condition is a bladder infection?

What kind of condition is a bladder infection?

Bacteria or virus: Bladder infections are due to bacteria or much less commonly viruses multiplying in the bladder. They may involved the bladder lining and wall in which case there are usually symptoms of needing to urinate frquently and having low pelvic pain and burning upon urination. Sometimes blood in urine. Bacterial bladder infections are best treated with antibiotics. Most are not serious. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diverticulitis?

What kind of condition is diverticulitis?

Inflamed pocket: Diverticulosis is thin walled pockets in wall of colon. Diverticulitis: inflammation of pockets. Not caused by something getting stuck in them, but from increased pressure in bowel: weakest link, so small perforation, with spasm, inflammation. Mild: outpt rx, oral antibiotics; more so: inpatient abs; severe: surgery for drainage, inpt abs. Hi fiber diet may help prevent. Itis: no fiber initially. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is dropsy?

What kind of condition is dropsy?

Swelling: Dropsy is an older term for swelling, which represents salt and water retention and which may occur in the lungs and/or legs. It is most commonly a result of heart or kidney failure, but could also be a manifestation of inadquate venous or lymphatic function. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes?

What kind of condition is diabetes?

A sugar disorder: Diabetes is caused by either a failure of the pancreas to produce adequate Insulin or a failure of the body Insulin receptors to respond. The hallmark is too much blood sugar which can increase the output of urine, causing thirst and fatigue. Evaluation should be done by your general physician or an endocrinologist as soon as you suspect a problem. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of a hemmorhoid?

What is the symptom of a hemmorhoid?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with piles and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help There are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help these common problems.Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well It is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with ruling out other causes ...Read more

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What is a cystocele?

What is a cystocele?

Dropped Bladder: A cystocele is one category of pelvic organ prolapse. Childbirth, obesity & smoking are risk factors but it can happen to anyone. As we age our connective tissue weakens and various body parts begin to dropp and sag. A cystocele is when the tissue holding up the bladder weakens allowing the bladder to dip into the vagina. Some will notice a bulge or increased pressure feeling requiring surgery. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a digestive disease?

What kind of condition is a digestive disease?

Many things: A broad term to describe problems within the gastrointestinal tract, which can go anywhere from the mouth to the anus. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a dislocated joint?

What kind of condition is a dislocated joint?

dislocation: Joints are where the bomes join together held in place by ligaments a dslocation happens whem force is applied to the joint in a direction it is not meant to move the ligaments tear and allow the joint to separate from each other some joints rarely dislocate while others are unstable and dislocate frequently patella. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is dermatosclerosis?

What kind of condition is dermatosclerosis?

Bad disease: Scleroderma is a progressive disease that affects the skin and connective tissue (including cartilage, bone, fat, and the tissue that supports the nerves and blood vessels throughout the body). There are two major forms of the disorder. One localize and could effect the whole body. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is depression?

What kind of condition is depression?

Medical Condition: While many of us may feel down at times, major depression is a serious medical condition associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. The hallmark symptoms are a depressed mood or loss of interest in previously enjoyable activities for at least two weeks. Other psychological and physiological symptoms must also be present. Fortunately there is effective treatment. See your md for help. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is dermatomyositis?

What kind of condition is dermatomyositis?

Autoimmune: It is an autoimmune disease with the collagen vascular diseases and is treated by rheumatologist. It affects skin and muscle with proximal muscle weakness of the hips and shoulders. Diagnosis is made by muscle weakness, typical rash on face and hands, muscle biopsy , skin biopsy, and blood tests. Treatment is oral steroids and steroid sparing drugs such as cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) imuran, methotrexate. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a cystic hygroma?

What kind of condition is a cystic hygroma?

Developmental: Cystic hygromas are developmental anomalies of the lymphatics. These are generally seen in children and become large and affect nearby organs, even though the lesions themselves are benign. These are often present in the neck, back and chest. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a coma?

What sort of disease is a coma?

Multifactorial: Coma means unarousable unresponsiveness. It is caused by injury to both cerebral hemispheres or the central brain stem or both. The cause is either traumatic or non traumatic . Non traumatic causes are many - anoxic/ischemic, metabolic, endocrine, infectious, degenerative, etc. It is a clinical term with many disease types as cause. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a dental abscess?

What kind of condition is a dental abscess?

An infection: A dental abscess is an infection. Infections are managed by antibiotics and by removing the source of the infection. As a result they can only be cured with the assistance of a dentist. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is asthma?

What kind of condition is asthma?

Asthma...: Asthma is characterized by reversible, recurrent bronchospasm accompanied by airway inflammation. It is not curable but it is very treatable and most patients are symptom-free between exacerbations. It can be diagnosed clinically or via pulmonary function testing. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diphtheria?

What kind of condition is diphtheria?

Bad infection: Diphtheria is an upper respiratory tract illness caused by corynebacterium diphtheriae, a facultative anaerobic, gram-positive bacterium.[1][2] it is characterized by sore throat, low fever, and an adherent membrane (a pseudomembrane) on the tonsils, pharynx, and/or nasal cavity.[3] a milder form of diphtheria can be restricted to the skin. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is a fistula?

What sort of disorder is a fistula?

Abnormal connection: A fistula is when two tubes are connected that should not be. A fistula can be located almost anywhere in the body, but most commonly in the GI system. ...Read more

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What is the significance of a dni form?

What is the significance of a dni form?

Keeping comfortable: Some individuals do not want anything invasively while in the hospital due to either individual's choice or preference or due to chronic irreversible conditions. ...Read more