What is osteoporosis?
It is the most common reason for seniors breaking their bones when falling, especially the hip, forearm and back.
A disease that causes bone loss
A condition that causes loss of hearing
A condition that makes you blind
A condition that makes your skin break out in a rash
What is the medical term for a headache?
While a migraine is a type of headache, cephalgia means the pain is somewhere in the head or neck.
What is a contusion?
It is basically a hematoma in the tissues after trauma. Small blood vessels rupture and blood escapes into the surrounding area.
Contraction of the muscles
What medical term would a doctor use to describe an "accumulation of blood in a joint"?
What medical term might a doctor use to describe a "protrusion of the eyeballs"?
It is the bulging of the eye out of its orbit, basically.
What medical term means there is blood in the urine sample?
Hematuria could indicate a benign tumor, a kidney stone or a few other things. If you see blood in your urine, go get tested immediately.
An agent that causes disease might also be called...
The term "emesis" means...
What is the medical name of a red blood cell?
When someone aspitrates it means they are...
Inhaling objects into the lungs
My child is fully ambulatory, which means he can...
Understand what is said to him
What medical term describes the problem that occurs when the bronchi in our lungs are widened abnormally?
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, while Bronchiectasis is our culprit here.
What does it mean when doctors talk about sepsis?
Sepsis happens when the immune system reacts to a bacterial, viral or fungal infection in our blood.
That the patient has a tumor
That the patient is a female with no brothers
That the patient has an infection in the blood
That the patient was exposed to poison
What does arrhythmia mean?
To have an irregular heartbeat
To have a heartbeat that is too slow
A patient requiring a heart transplant
What does "edema" mean?
Edema is a swelling under the skin caused by fluid accumulation, causing much damage and severe pain.