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Loss of Sensation – Numbness ?>

Loss of Sensation – Numbness

Loss of Sensation – Numbness Numbness is a term used to describe a lack of ability to feel touch, temperature, or pain. What is going on in the body? Different people mean different things when they use the word numb. As related to a physical complaint, most people use the term to describe a lack of ability to feel touch or pain on the surface of their bodies. In most cases, numbness is related to nerve damage. What are the…

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Loss of Bladder Control – Enuresis ?>

Loss of Bladder Control – Enuresis

Loss of Bladder Control – Enuresis Enuresis is the intentional or involuntary voiding of urine into clothes or other inappropriate places by a child who is at least 5 years old. To meet the criteria for enuresis, the involuntary or intentional voiding must occur at least twice a week or more for three months. What is going on in the body?

Localized Scratch Dermatitis – Lichen Simplex Chronicus ?>

Localized Scratch Dermatitis – Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Localized Scratch Dermatitis – Lichen Simplex Chronicus Lichen simplex chronicus is a skin disorder characterized by an itching inflammation of the top layer of the skin. What is going on in the body? Lichen simplex chornicus may result from an irritation of the skin, causing the person to rub or scratch the area. This causes thickening of the skin. The thickening skin itches, causing more scratching and more thickening. What are the causes and risks of the condition?

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Liver Biopsy

Liver Biopsy A liver biopsy involves taking a small piece of tissue from the liver with a special needle. The sample is examined for signs of damage or disease. Who is a candidate for the test? The healthcare provider may order a liver biopsy if a person is suspected of having potentially serious liver disease. How is the test performed?

Lichen Simplex Chronicus ?>

Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Lichen Simplex Chronicus Lichen simplex chronicus is a skin disorder characterized by an itching inflammation of the top layer of the skin. What is going on in the body? Lichen simplex chornicus may result from an irritation of the skin, causing the person to rub or scratch the area. This causes thickening of the skin. The thickening skin itches, causing more scratching and more thickening. 

Abdominal Cramping – Pelvic Pain in Females ?>

Abdominal Cramping – Pelvic Pain in Females

Abdominal Cramping – Pelvic Pain in Females A woman’s pelvis contains the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, vagina, bladder, and rectum. Pelvic pain refers to any pain or discomfort in this area of the body. What is going on in the body? Pelvic pain is a common symptom in women. It is frequently, but not always, related to the reproductive system. Other causes of pelvic pain are related to the intestines or urinary tract. Psychological factors can make the pain seem…

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