Premature ejaculation
Premature ejaculation occurs when a man experiences orgasm and expels semen soon after sexual activity and with minimal penile stimulation. Dx There is no uniform cut off defining “premature”, but it always,...
Menorrhagia
Menorrhagia (aka hematomunia) is abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual period [at regular intervals]. [faq]What is menorrhagia? I'm guessing it's related to menstruation? That's correct. The ending "rrhage" means excessive flow, like as in...
Leukocytosis
Leukocytosis is WBC count above the normal range in blood. [faq]What is leukocytosis? Leukocyte is another word for white blood cells, and "-osis" means an abnormal state. Specifically, it's when it's elevated. What's...
Proctoscopy
Proctoscopy is where a proctoscope/rectoscope is used to examine the anal cavity, rectum, or sigmoid colon. Method Proctoscope is a short, straight, rigid, hollow metal tube, usually with a small light bulb mounted...
Nuclear medicine
Nuclear medicine involves the application of radioactive substance sin the Dx and Tx of disease. Classification [[Scintigraphy]] (see page) ECT, including: [[SPECT]] (see page) [[PET]] (see page)
Asherman's syndrome
Asherman's syndrome (aka Fritsch syndrome, intrauterine adhesion, uterine/cervical atresia, traumatic uterine atrophy, sclerotic endometrium, endometrial sclerosis, intrauterine synechiae) is a condition involving adhesions or fibrosis of the endometrium particularly, but can...
Bleeding during pregnancy
Bleeding during pregnancy (aka threatened miscarriage), is bleeding in the first 2 trimesters (weeks 0-28), specifically, 24 weeks (i.e seen during pregnancy prior to viability), and has yet to be assessed further. [faq]What is...
Hematuria
Hematuria is presence of RBC in urine. Hemoglobinuria is specifically Hg in urine. [faq]What is hematuria? It's where we find blood in urine. Specifically, red blood cells. Wait, what different sorts of blood...
Antipsychotic
Antipsychotics are used to Tx psychosis, in particular, schizophrenia. They can also be used to Tx acute mania, agitation, bipolar disorder, autism, major depressive disorder, and so forth. MOA Both generations block...
Urinary incontinence
Urinary incontinence (aka enuresis) is any leakage of urine. It is especially problematic if it occurs repeatedly, and in Pt's old enough expected to exercise such control. [faq]What is urinary incontinence? Number one's...
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