Month: October 2021

Person getting put in ambulance

“On the way to the emergency department, the patient was unresponsive. We went to the emergency room, found that she had been in a motorcycle accident, and she was complaining of chest pain. So we quickly brought her into the emergency department. The patient was complaining of chest pain. We put her on the cardiopulmonary …

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My eye burns after eye drops

I recently needed an eye drop to dilate my pupils. On the way home from the pharmacy I noticed my eyes had a burning sensation. I stopped at my local pharmacy and they were unable to identify what was wrong. I was prescribed an antibiotic and instructed to return in a week, but I am …

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Can jaw pain cause nausea?

Jaw pain and nausea are both extremely common conditions. People of all ages and sizes can experience them. Jaw pain is a symptom of osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, and other conditions. Nausea is a symptom of conditions such as motion sickness, acid reflux, and food sensitivities. But the underlying cause of both jaw pain and …

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Head injury with constricted pupils

The pupils in a traumatic brain injury may become constricted because of swelling in the brain. Injury to the neck or head may also cause the eyes to become partially or completely obstructed. This is referred to as retro-orbital hematoma. Retro-orbital hematoma usually causes a mild headache and is usually not serious. However, sometimes the …

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What does a phalloplasty look like?

While there are a variety of techniques, most involve a surgeon performing a procedure called a phalloplasty. The phalloplasty is the reconstruction of the penis. It usually involves the removal of the penis and urethra and the reconstruction of the penis. However, sometimes the penis is not removed outright. The phalloplasty is one of the …

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Does fasting put you into ketosis?

No. Fasting puts you into ketosis by producing ketones in the liver, but it doesn’t actually put you into ketosis until after you’ve eaten a meal. For many people, fasting causes ketosis, but for others it doesn’t work. Does weight loss cause ketosis? No. Ketosis is a metabolic state not a weight loss strategy. Weight …

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