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Where is endometriosis located?

Where is endometriosis located?

Pelvis, abdomen: Endometriosis is a serious problem in which little pieces of tissue (similar to the uterine lining that bleeds and sheds each month) are trapped inside one's pelvis and abdomen. Rarely, women may have tissue trapped in the chest or other places. With each menstrual period, the trapped tissue sheds and bleeds on the inside of the abdomen (the blood has no way to leave the body), causing much pain. ...Read more

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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more


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Where is the renal pelvis located?

Where is the renal pelvis located?

Kidney: it is the funnel portion of the collecting system of urine exiting the kidney and leading to the ureter ...Read more

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Where is a maxillary cyst located?

Where is a maxillary cyst located?

Cyst maxillary sinus: Maxillary mucus retention cyst is cyst located in the maxillary sinus which is normally air containing structure on each side of the nose. The cyst is fluid containing, usually mucus secreted by lining of cyst. Sometimes incidental finding but can cause pain when large enough. Cyst may require endoscopic surgical procedure for removal. ...Read more

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Where is the kidney located?

Where is the kidney located?

In your belly: The kidneys are located in the retroperitoneum. This is a fancy word for the back of your belly. They lay on either side of your spine at about the level of the rib cage. ...Read more

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Where is appendix located in mens body?

Where is appendix located in mens body?

Right Side: The appendix is located on the right side in men and women. However is can vary. It can be located anywhere on the right side up to the ribs and also down into the pelvis and in the middle of the lower abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is bladder located in a female?

Where is bladder located in a female?

Lower abdomen: It is located in the middle lower abdomen right above the pubic area. You can google images for the female bladder to see a diagram/cartoon of the organ. ...Read more

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Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Do you mean: Bartholin's glands? They are on either side of the opening of the vagina. ...Read more

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Where is the appendix testis located Is it a normal finding?

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Where is the appendix testis located
Is it a normal finding?

Here are some...: It is an embryological remnant attached on the surface of testis usually next o the globus majora(head) of epididymis, appearing like a skin tag with its size about 1-3 mm, which gives no harm but may occasionally twist by itself to cause pain with peak age around 7-10. More? Ask Doc preferably a urologist. ...Read more

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Where exactly is hymen located?

Where exactly is hymen located?

Vagina: It is a membrane in the vaginal opening that all girls are born with. It was used as a check that women were virgins on their wedding night but that is flawed logic as the hymen can be broken innocently before marriage by certain positions or activities like bicycling. You can read the basics on the internet. Wikipedia (not usually a trusted source) has a decent introduction and diagram. ...Read more

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Where is your gallbladder located?

Where is your gallbladder located?

In almost all: Cases, the gallbladder is attached to the underside of the liver, in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. The pain from gallbladder disease, however, is initially usually located in the middle of abdomen. ...Read more

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Is a spermatocele located inside or outside epididymist? Can it be located anywhere along the epididymis? Is testicular cancer located the same place?

Is a spermatocele located inside or outside epididymist? Can it be located anywhere along the epididymis? Is testicular cancer located the same place?

Inside epididymis: A spermatocele is a sac (cyst) that develops inside the epididymis. Unless large and cause some discomfort, it is typically painless and noncancerous. It usually is filled with milky or clear fluid that may contain sperm. Testicular cancer is located inside the testicle which is different from the epididymis. ...Read more

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Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Right Side: The gallbladder in both males and females is located under the liver. It is usually located closed to the bottom of the right rib cage on the abdomen. ...Read more

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Exophytic cyst in the left adnexa likely arising from left ovary. Where is this located? In the fallopian tube? And can it cause blockage on tubes?

Exophytic cyst in the left adnexa likely arising from left ovary. Where is this located? In the fallopian tube? And can it cause blockage on tubes?

Ovarian/paraovarian: The report suggests that the cyst is likely coming off of the left ovary. Exophytic means that it is not contained entirely within the ovary, so not 100% sure it is arising from the ovary. Paraovarian cysts can also be seen arising in the broad ligament between the uterus and ovary. If this was affecting the tube (which is unlikely) the tube would likely have been dilated and seen on the scan. ...Read more

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Where is the small intestine located?

Where is the small intestine located?

Abdomen: The approximately 20 feet of small intestine is coiled up in your abdomen (belly). It starts at the end of your stomach (the actual organ is not the same as your abdomen) and ends where it joins the colon. ...Read more

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Where is the bile located?

Where is the bile located?

Liver outflow: Bile is a secretion of the liver which eliminates some toxins and helps in digestion. It has its own exit tract from the liver, past the gall bladder into the duodenum. Bile is carried inside this plumbing. ...Read more