Category: Inflammation

What does “grossly patent” mean in a CT scan?

A retrospective vein means it crosses behind the aorta to drain into the inferior vena cava. Portal vein is patent retroaortic left renal vein a normal variant. Doctors order ct scans for a long list of reasons. It means that you have a gross patent and need a new one. Mediastinal structures are midline in…

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Why do I get itchy after a flu shot?

Have you ever googled yourself? Do a “deep search” instead.This search engine reveals so much more. Type in your name, wait 8 seconds, brace yourself.It’s just an inflammation reaction to the vaccine which is a ‘foreign’ substance. It can last up to a week, but usually goes away in a day or two.Are you allergic…

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What causes prominent bronchovascular markings in the lungs?

Prominent bronchovascular markings are visible lines or patterns in the lungs that are created by the bronchi (airways) and blood vessels. These markings can be seen on a chest x-ray or other imaging test and are usually a normal finding. However, prominent bronchovascular markings can also be a sign of an underlying medical condition. They…

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What happens when water goes in your lungs?

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How does ibuprofen affect routine blood tests?

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What are OD, BD, and SOS in medical terms?

*Common Medical Abbreviations* >*Pt* = Patient >*K/c/o* = known case of >* C/o* = complaint of >* ∆ *= diagnosis > *Rx* = Treatment > *Hx* = History > *Dx* = Diagnosis > *q* = Every > *qd* = Every day > *qod* = Every other day > *qh* = Every Hour > *S* =…

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What is the urogenital flora?

Google can (and does) track your activity across many non-Google websites and apps. That may be surprising, even if you already know that when you use Google products like Google Search, Chrome, and YouTube, they collect a shocking amount of personal information about you. Google trackers are lurking behind most websites. Google Analytics — a…

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