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What's the difference between a jam and a sprain in my finger?

What's the difference between a jam and a sprain in my finger?

There can be: I have "jammed" my finger only to find out it was broken later on. A sprain is a medical term which involves tearing of ligaments. A "jam" is a non-medical term for almost any injury to a finger resulting in almost any type of damage. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hep b vaccine and hep b booster? Is there differences in formulation? Thanks!

What's the difference between hep b vaccine and hep b booster? Is there differences in formulation? Thanks!

Depends: There is a preparation for infants and children that has a smaller amount of immune generating material than the formulation for adults. However, the booster for kids remains the same kids formulation and the adult booster is the same adult formulation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

What's the difference between cd3 and CD4 cells?

There is differance: Cd3 is expressed on t-cells

cd4 is a subtype of t-cell known as "helper t-cells" (cd4 cells also express cd3)

cd8 is another subtype of t-cell known as "killer t-cells" (cd8 cells also express cd3). ...Read more

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What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

What's the difference between a flea bite or a mossie bite?

See below: Flea bites are caused by a flea biting you and mossie bites are caused by a mosquito biting you. They are 2 different insects. ...Read more

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What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

What's the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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What's the difference between abscess and tmj?

What's the difference between abscess and tmj?

Pus: An Abscess is a collection of pus. Can be anywhere in the body. TMJ is a diorder of the jaw joint and associatd structures. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a pimple and a bite?

What's the difference between a pimple and a bite?

A pimple: Is due to obstruction of a pore (such as in acne) or due to a superficial infection (as in folliculitis). A bite is an actual injury to the skin from the insect's mouth/stinger. It is possible that an insect bite will develop a "pimple" due to infection. ...Read more

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What's the difference between herpes and folliculitis?

What's the difference between herpes and folliculitis?

Herpes simplex: Herpes is a virus. Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, an insect bites, blockage of the follicle, shaving, or braids too tight and too close to the scalp. In most cases the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria staphylococcus, and may result in boils. ...Read more

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What's the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

What's the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

Liposuction works...: Lipozap the last time I checked was out of business. It was not terribly or reliably effective.

http://www. Cosmeticsurgerytruth. Com/blog/? p=2120. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hiv-1 and 2?

What's the difference between hiv-1 and 2?

Different strain: Hiv-1 and hiv-2 both produce aids, both are lethal if untreated, infection spread same way. Hiv- 2 is less common mostly confined to west africa, genetic test will differentiate one from other. ...Read more

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What's the difference between boil and pimple?

What's the difference between boil and pimple?

Boil vs Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. A boil is a skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. Most boils are caused by a germ (staphylococcal bacteria). This germ enters the body through tiny nicks or cuts in the skin or can travel down the hair to the follicle. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a UTI and appendicitis?

What's the difference between a UTI and appendicitis?

Organs: Uti: urinary system
appendicitis: gastrointestinal system

they are different organs. ...Read more

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What's the difference between losartan hct amd valsarton?

What's the difference between losartan hct amd valsarton?

Hypertension: Both losartan and valsartan are angiotensin 2 receptor blockers. The losartan/hct is a combination pill with both losartan and the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, valsartan is the drug alone without hct. They are both effective antihypertensives. ...Read more

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What's the difference between osteopenia and osteogenesis?

What's the difference between osteopenia and osteogenesis?

Difference: Osteopenia refers to decreased bone mass, which results in increased bony fragility (increased risk for fracture). Osteogenesis refers to growth of new bone, which is what you want when you have a fracture or when you want a bone fusion to heal. ...Read more

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What's the difference between enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2?

What's the difference between enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2?

Baby's formulas: Infants formulas: enfamil and similac 20 are the same by content from different manufacturers though.
Enfagrow - formula for toddlers. ...Read more

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What's the difference between spinal retrolistheses and dislocation?

What's the difference between spinal retrolistheses and dislocation?

Degree: A retrolisthesis refers to a usually mild posterior positioning when comparing one vertebrae with the vertebrae above or below it. A dislocation is a much more severe condition and in the spine requires a major trauma to occur. In a dislocation, all contact between the two bones on each side of the joint has been lost: for example a humerus that completely comes out of the shoulder is dislocated. ...Read more

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What's the difference between fluimucil and panadeine? I take them for migraines.

What's the difference between fluimucil and panadeine? I take them for migraines.

Need better meds: Panadeine is aracetamol (acetaminophen) + codeine, not the mainstay treatment for migraines & may in fact make your headaches worse. Fluimucil is n-acecylcysteine, a supplement suggested as beneficial in migraine headache treatment due to its action on smooth muscle cells lining the inner surface of blood vessels. Evidence is lacking for this claim & this can also worsen headaches. ...Read more

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What's the difference between thrombus and embolus?

What's the difference between thrombus and embolus?

Clots: A thrombus is a blood clot. An embolus can be a blood clot but it is referred to any object (clot, plaque or foreingn object ie coil) that breaks off and is taken down stream in the circulation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between agitation and akathisia?

What's the difference between agitation and akathisia?

Defining: Agitation refers to an emotional state of excitement or restlessness. Akathesia is a state of physical/motor restlessness, an urge to move about constantly, an inability to sit still. It is caused by certain medications and can be confused with emotional agitation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between anesthesia and analgesia?

What's the difference between anesthesia and analgesia?

Pain relief: Analgesia is the relief of pain, you may or may not need to be under anesthesia for that. Anesthesia implies either unconsciousness (general anesthesia) or complete absence of sensation (regional anesthesia). Analgesia can take a variety of forms including pain medications, local anethesia or regional block. ...Read more

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What's the difference between clindamycin and amoxicillin?

What's the difference between clindamycin and amoxicillin?

Diff mechanism: Different spectrum and action. Amox is in the same family as penicillin. Usually used in dental as a first line of drug because it has a fairly broad spectrum (gram + and -) and kill bacteria well. Clindamycin is usually used as a second line. It is great for those patients that are allergic to penicillin. Or, if you want better gram - and anaerobic coverage. It is bacterial-static, however. ...Read more

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What's the difference between atorvastatin vs simvastatin?

What's the difference between atorvastatin vs simvastatin?

Lipitor (atorvastatin) v Zocor: Both are effective "statins" to lower cholesterol. Atorvastatin is more effective and less toxic than simvastatin, but neither is as effective as Crestor (rosuvastatin). For 95 % of people, with proper diet/exercise neither is necessary to reach a nonhdl cholesterol of 90 (subtract good = HDL fom total cholesterol = non hdl) = where coronary artery disease ceases. See www. Thepmc. Org website. ...Read more

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What's the difference between bipolar and schitzoaffective bipolar type?

What's the difference between bipolar and schitzoaffective bipolar type?

Bipolar vs Schizoaff: In schizoaffective disorder, the person suffers ongoing psychotic symptoms such as paranoia or delusions whether or not a mood problem is present. However, they can certainly be sick with depression or mania too. In bipolar disorder, mood instability is the main problem. There are no psychotic symptoms unless in an active episode of depression or mania. ...Read more

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What's the difference between amoxicillin and ampicillin?

What's the difference between amoxicillin and ampicillin?

One oral, one IV: Both are actually the same medicine, but Amoxicillin is the oral form of the medication and Ampicillin is the IV form of the medicine. I have actually also seen a few times oral Ampicillin listed as being available, but usually the oral form that is most stable and palatable is the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a "hallucinogen" (lsd), and a "deliriant"?

What's the difference between a "hallucinogen" (lsd), and a "deliriant"?

Drug intoxication: Intoxication with a drug such as lsd or others causes a delirium. Delirium = temporary state of mental confusion and fluctuating consciousness characterized by disorientation, hallucinations, delusions, and incoherent speech. People do crazy things when delirious. With lsd, psychosis and hallucinations can also continue long after the acute "trip." so, lsd is one "deliriant" that may not remit. ...Read more

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What's the difference between an optometrist and an opthalmologist and an optician?

What's the difference between an optometrist and an opthalmologist and an optician?

Eye MDs: Ophthalmologists are medical doctors and surgeons, trained to diagnose and treat diseases of the eye with medicine or surgery. Optometrists are trained to diagnose and treat some eye disease, but mainly treat refractive errors with contacts and eye glasses and refer other treatments to ophthalmologists. Opticians specialize in eyeglass and contact lens dispensing. All have their place. ...Read more

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What's the difference between whey protein and protein shake. Which have less disadvantages?

What's the difference between whey protein and protein shake. Which have less disadvantages?

2 me shake has more.: ..Calories by adding more than water 2 the protein, they r flavored ; do well in just water ; b sure 2 add ice! The image is a shake. ...Read more

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What's the difference between methotrexate and cyclosporine?

What's the difference between methotrexate and cyclosporine?

While both used. ...: For gvhd prophylaxis, they are completely different drugs with distinct mechanisms of action. Methotrexate is a dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor that inhibits 1-carbon metabolism needed to make nucleotides. Csa binds cyclophillin to block an intracellular phosphatase (pp2a), and in so doing, blocks nuclear translocation of nfat (a transcription factor), preventing il2 synthesis and immune fxn. ...Read more

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What's the difference between an ENT and an endocrinologist?

What's the difference between an ENT and an endocrinologist?

Different MDs: Ent or otolaryngologist takes care of ear, nose and throat problems, an endocrinologist takes care of problems with endocrine system issues, such as thyroid disease, diabetes, ect. ...Read more