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What do internal hemorrhoids feel like to the touch? (hard/soft) where are the hemorrhoids located ?

What do internal hemorrhoids feel like to the touch?  (hard/soft)   where are the hemorrhoids located ?

Depends : Internal hemrrhoids are located inside the anus and come out with straining and then go back in. When really bad they just stay out and can't be pushed back in. Typically they are soft and mushy but can be hard if they clot off. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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Where are genital warts typically located? Can they be found on the buttocks or around the anus?

Where are genital warts typically located? Can they be found on the buttocks or around the anus?

HPV: Most genital warts are due to HPV and can be prevented with vaccination. While these occur commonly on the vulva, warts on the buttocks and around the anus are not unusual. You should get HPV vaccine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Where are the lymph nodes located in women?

Where are the lymph nodes located in women?

Same as in men: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What are ganglion cysts and where located?

What are ganglion cysts and where located?

Arms and legs mostly: They are fluid containing structures, with joint fluid and linning, they develop because of congenital or aquired weaknesses in the capsules of joints or tendon sheaths. ...Read more

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Where are the ovaries?

Where are the ovaries?

Lower abdomen: The ovaries are located in the lower abdomen on the right and left sides (just lateral to the uterus). ...Read more

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What organs are located in the right hypochondriac region?

What organs are located in the right hypochondriac region?

Several organs: Hypochondral is right upper quadrant of abdomen. Liver, gall bladder, head of pancreas, diaphragm. Head pancreas, hepatic flexure of colon, part of stomach.Causes of right upper quadrant pain include: gallbladder disease, duodenal ulcer, acute pancreatitis, pleuritis (inflammation of lining of lung), costoxhondritis (inflame. Of anterior rib), pneumonia, and subphrenic abscess (under diaphragm). ...Read more

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Are myxoma tumors painful when not located in the heart?

Are myxoma tumors painful when not located in the heart?

Unlikely: Myxomas are benign tumors. They are unlikely to cause pain as they grow very slowly. ...Read more

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Are the ovaries and appendix located near each other?

Are the ovaries and appendix located near each other?

There isn't that: Much distance from the right ovary to the appendix. ...Read more

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Where on the legs are lymph nodes located?

Where on the legs are lymph nodes located?

All around: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Where are hiatal hernias located?

Where are hiatal hernias located?

Diaphragm: The diaphragm is the dome-shaped muscle that separates the abdominal from the chest cavity. All people have a hole in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes; this is called the hiatus of the diaphragm. This hole can become enlarged, allowing the esophagus and stomach to yo-yo up into the chest, causing reflux (gerd). ...Read more

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Where are the other ligaments located in the left knee?

Where are the other ligaments located in the left knee?

Sides and internal: There are internal ligaments the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. There are also ligaments along the sides of the knee called the lateral and medial collateral ligaments. See this site for clear pictures. http://www.newhealthadvisor.com/Ligaments-of-the-Knee.html ...Read more

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Are large palpable lumps in the pubic area common to find?

No.: Occasional small lumps that come and go are common. Not large lumps. And certainly not lumps that are progressively enlarging. See your doc to figure out how big they really are and whether they need monitoring. ...Read more

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Where are the lymph glands located in your baby?

Where are the lymph glands located in your baby?

Just about everywher: Lymph glands are part similar to drainage ditches around a city, they collect serum that is not in blood vessels, remove debris in the gland & eventually return the fluid to the heart.They are located in intestines from the tonsils to the rear end, under your skin in various locations, along your organs inside the body.Those located in the neck & head are noticed because they are not buried in tissu. ...Read more

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What are the two AV valves in the heart? Where are they located?

What are the two AV valves in the heart? Where are they located?

The atrioventricular: valves are the mitral and tricuspid valves. true to their names, they are between the atria and ventricles. the mitral valve is between the left atrium and the left ventricle, and the tricuspid valve is between the right atrium and the right ventricle. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more