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My menstrual cycle is 5-6 days but the cycle is drying up on the fourth day? What could this mean

My menstrual cycle is 5-6 days but the cycle is drying up on the fourth day? What could this mean

Short cycle: May be variation or pregnancy (implantaiton). Would check HCG after period and in 1 week and see what happens in next cycle. F/u w/ doc ...Read more

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When I mean wiggly tongue. It wiggles back and fourth. She is in her 40's and I'm not sure if she is taking medication.

When I mean wiggly tongue. It wiggles back and fourth. She is in her 40's and I'm not sure if she is taking medication.

Tongue and mouth: Movements can be a side-effect of medication, especially psychotropic medicine. Please have this person see her doc. If not that, there are other possible reasons. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm having back pain and pain on my left side. But I'm not running back and fourth to the bathroom what could this mean?

I'm having back pain and pain on my left side. But I'm not running back and fourth to the bathroom what could this mean?

Back pain: Back pain is not necessarily related to the kidneys. It may be musculoskeletal in nature which can radiate and be either intermittent or constant. Obviously, I would consult with your doctor...But in the meantime you may want to can try some gentle heating pad or bengay patch to the area and see if that helps at all. ...Read more

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I took a HIV-1/2 Fourth Generation test and the results were reactive. Week later my HIV RNA, QL TMA came back negative. What does this mean?

I took a HIV-1/2 Fourth Generation test and the results were reactive. Week later my HIV RNA, QL TMA came back negative. What does this mean?

HIV test: A positive HIV 4th generation test and negative HIV RNA (viral load) could mean a false positive test, or an erroneus lab result. The test should be repeated in a few weeks. ...Read more

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My son has fifth disease. So, does that mean there is a fourth disease and a sixth disease?

My son has fifth disease. So, does that mean there is a fourth disease and a sixth disease?

Yes: Fourth disease, according to german classification, aka duke's disease, is not exactly a distinct disease.
Sixth disease is well known to lay people as "roseola.". ...Read more

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My ankle got hurt and my ankle hurt for three days and the fourth day it develops feeling cold but warm to touch and tingling what can it mean?

My ankle got hurt and my ankle hurt for three days and the fourth day it develops feeling cold but warm to touch and tingling what can it mean?

Continue to monitor: There are many possibilities including the direct mechanical trauma, muscle sprain, ligament/tendon injury, etc. If they symptoms persist or get worse, see your physician for a full evaluation including physical examination. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ankleinjuriesanddisorders. Html ...Read more

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23 weeks pregnant and think I lost my mucus plug over the weekend what does this mean? This is my fourth pregnancy

23 weeks pregnant and think I lost my mucus plug over the weekend what does this mean? This is my fourth pregnancy

Likely okay: The concept of a mucous plug doesn't hold a lot of weight.... Mucous is produced every day by the cervix, more so in pregnancy. I've had a lot of patients who go into labor never having lost their "plug" and just as many who think they've lost their mucous who aren't in labor. If you have cramp or bleeding then go to L&D right away. See MD and ask for cervix length ultrasound to check for labor ...Read more

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MRI report reads: fourth ventricle is in midline of the posterior fossa. What does that mean? What follow up is needed? I suffer from chronic headaches

MRI report reads: fourth ventricle is in midline of the posterior fossa. What does that mean? What follow up is needed? I suffer from chronic headaches

Normal: The fourth ventricle is supposed to be midline. As long as there was no dilation of the ventricle then there is nothing to worry about regarding the report. ...Read more

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What's it mean if you have a period for two weeks?

What's it mean if you have a period for two weeks?

MANY causes: A 2 week period is abnormal and is usually caused by 'hormonal imbalances'. However, many uterine abnormalities may be the cause, including : uterine polyps, fibroids, adenomyosis and uterus cancer. So it best to get checked out by your gynecologist. You may need an biopsy.
The treatment may include 'hormones/birth control pills' or a procedure 'hysteroscopy' and/or D&C (scraping of utrerus). ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a hole in your bladder?

What does it mean if you have a hole in your bladder?

NOT GOOD!!!: Depends what type how big where it is what caused it, I am sure your doc will be discussing all of this with you as it will need to be fixed asap so please discuss with your doc asap. ...Read more

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What could it mean if you have a green bowl movment?

What could it mean if you have a green bowl movment?

Just Bile: Green colored stools is usually caused by the bile that is released into the intestines from the gall bladder. You should not have to worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a high parathormoon???

What does it mean if you have a high parathormoon???

A Pair of a Pair=4: I think what you mean is parathyroid hormone level. The parathyroids are 4 small little glands next to your thyroid gland in the neck. The hormone they secrete helps regulate the calcium in your blood. More of the hormone, the higher the calcium may become, which indirectly will affect your bone density. All in all you'll need your doctor to sort it all out with some more tests. ...Read more

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What's it mean if you have synesthesia?

What's it mean if you have synesthesia?

Definition: Synesthesia refers to the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.

An example would be hearing of a certain sound induces the visualization of a certain color (colored hearing).

Synesthesia is a genetically linked trait estimated to affect from 2 to 5 percent of the general population. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a speckeld tounge?

What does it mean if you have a speckeld tounge?

Need to see a doc: If tongue is speckled and ulcerated not good. If it is speckled but no ulcer could be yeast or issues with gut. ...Read more

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What's it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

What's it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

Specific language: Impairment is a delay in mastering language in a child with no hearing loss or neurodevelopmental disorder. SLI includes deficits in vocabulary, syntax, grammar, phonological awareness & conversational skills, but not articulation. There is often a family history of SLI. The risk of dyslexia is 40-70%. Early, intensive language therapy & a language-enriched home environment help minimize impact. ...Read more

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What's it mean if the tip of your nipple is really dark?

What's it mean if the tip of your nipple is really dark?

See dermatologist: The area of nipple gets dark after pregnancy, but an area of really dark should be investgated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have hot flashes at 27?

What does it mean if you have hot flashes at 27?

Hot Flashes: Stress is actually the biggest cause of hot flashes, and a likely reason for experiencing them at a young age. Thyroid dysfunction may also be a cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a lot of discharge?

What does it mean if you have a lot of discharge?

Need more: Information. Like what color, smell or volume of discharge. It could be normal, sign of infection or ovulation or post menstruation ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a bloody discharge?

Infection and others: It may be due to infections, stdsimplantation bleeding due to pregnancy.Cervical polyp, cervical abrasions, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, cervicitis, uterine polyps, vaginitis, uterine sarcoma, perimenopausal bleeding
you need a gynecological exam to find the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have really dark armpits?

What does it mean if you have really dark armpits?

Nothing: This most likely is just a genetic inheritance from ancestors that had pigmentation. Depending on your race, this can be more prominent that in lighter-colored people. Many areas of the body have hyperpigmentation for one cave-man-related reason or another. It doesn't sound like an infection, ringworm, nor any other condition that you need to treat. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have immunity to hepatitis?

What does it mean if you have immunity to hepatitis?

Protected: Immunity means you can't be infected, either because you've already had hepatitis and recovered from it, or because you were vaccinated. This applies to hepatitis a and b but not c. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a nonaneurysmal aorta?

What does it mean if you have a nonaneurysmal aorta?

Not enlarged: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation or enlargement of your aorta. Yours is not, however, the fact that they described it in this way instad of "normal" makes me winder if they are seeing something, like plaque or calcification. Ask for more detail of the report. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a moderate ephithelial?

What does it mean if you have a moderate ephithelial?

Sounds: Like a urinalysis...if so its a normal finding just some superficial cells from the lining of the bladder!

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a shadow on your kidney?

What does it mean if you have a shadow on your kidney?

Kidney shadow: You need to ask the physician (p) who ordered the test this question. I do not know what test was ordered or why it ordered. Speak to the p who ordered the test for an answer to your question as the p knows the patient the best and can give a meaningful differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a low granulocytes count?

What does it mean if you have a low granulocytes count?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for low neutrophil counts. Neutrophils are bacteria-fighting white blood cells. Medications, bone marrow disorders, and other health problems can lead to low neutrophils. A hematologist is a doctor who specializes in disorders of blood cells. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have sharp pains in the rectum?

What does it mean if you have sharp pains in the rectum?

Anal fissures?: If you have had a recent change in your diet or activity level, or for some reason if you have become constipated; you may have a small tear in the anal canal. These can be terribly painful, especially with bowel evacuation! Take colase, senokot, (senna) or some otc stool softener daily to get your bms back to daily soft stools. Local anal preparations may help. Usually, this is just a matter of time. ...Read more