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  1. Transurethral resection of the prostate - discharge Transurethral resection of the prostate - discharge
    You had transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) surgery to treat an enlarged prostate. Your surgeon inserted a tube-like tool called a cystoscope (or endoscope) through your urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the penis). A surgeon used a special cutting tool to remov...
  2. Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound
    Transvaginal ultrasound is a type of pelvic ultrasound. It is used to look at a woman's reproductive organs, including the uterus, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. Transvaginal means across or through the vagina. See also: Pregnancy ultrasound How the Test is Performed You will lie down on a table wit...
  3. Traumatic events Traumatic events
    A traumatic event is an experience that causes physical, emotional, psychological distress, or harm. It is an event that is perceived and experienced as a threat to one's safety or to the stability of one's world. A traumatic event may involve: A move to a new location Anxiety Death of a friend, ...
  4. Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra
    Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra involves damage caused by an outside force. Causes Injuries to the bladder can be divided into: Blunt trauma (such as a blow to the body) Penetrating wounds (such as bullet or stab wounds) The nature of the injury to the bladder depends on how full the ...
  5. Traumatic nasogastric or endotracheal intubation Traumatic nasogastric or endotracheal intubation
    Traumatic nasogastric or endotracheal intubation involves putting a tube through the nose into the trachea (airway) or into the stomach. Nasogastric tube placement is done to remove excess air, fluid, food, drugs, or poison from the stomach, or to deliver nutrients or drugs into the stomach. Endotra...
  6. Traveler's guide to avoiding infectious diseases Traveler's guide to avoiding infectious diseases
    The best way to stay healthy during travel is to prepare before you leave and take appropriate preventive measures while traveling. Different areas of the world have different diseases and require different precautions. Factors that contribute to these differences include: Local climate Native inse...
  7. Traveler’s diarrhea diet Traveler’s diarrhea diet
    Traveler's diarrhea is loose, watery, and frequent stools that occur after visiting areas with contaminated water supplies, poor sewage systems, or improper food handling. High-risk destinations include third world or developing countries, including Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. ...
  8. Traveling with breathing problems Traveling with breathing problems
    If you have breathing problems and you: Are short of breath most of the time Get short of breath when you walk 150 feet or less Have been in the hospital for breathing problems recently Use oxygen at home, even if just at nighttime or with exercise If you were in the hospital for your breathing pr...
  9. Traveling with children Traveling with children
    Traveling with children presents special challenges. It disrupts familiar routines and imposes new demands. Planning ahead -- and involving children in the planning -- may lessen the stress of travel. Recommendations Before you leave, check with your physician. Children often have special medical c...
  10. Trazodone hydrochloride overdose Trazodone hydrochloride overdose
    Trazodone is an antidepressant medication. Trazodone overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have a...
  11. Treacher-Collins syndrome Treacher-Collins syndrome
    Treacher-Collins syndrome is a condition that is passed down through families (hereditary) and leads to defects of the face. Causes Treacher-Collins syndrome is caused by a defective protein called treacle. The condition is passed down through families (inherited). More than half of all cases are t...
  12. Treatment - cold symptoms Treatment - cold symptoms
    Question: How are cold symptoms best treated? Answer: Zinc lozenges may reduce the duration and intensity of cold symptoms, but reports are mixed. In general, each symptom of a cold may be treated separately. See also: Chills Cough Fever Muscle aches Runny nose Sneezing Sore throat ...
  13. Tremor Tremor
    A tremor is a type of involuntary shaking movement. Involuntary means you shake without trying to do so. A tremor is often most noticeable in your hands and arms, but it may affect any body part (even your head or voice). There are three main types of tremors: Resting (or static) tremors: These tre...
  14. Trench mouth Trench mouth
    Trench mouth is a painful bacterial infection that involves swelling (inflammation) and ulcers in the gums (gingiva). Causes Trench mouth is a painful form of gum swelling (gingivitis). The term "trench mouth" comes from World War I, when the disorder was common among soldiers. The mouth normally c...
  15. Trichinosis Trichinosis
    Trichinosis is infection with the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. Causes Trichinosis is a disease caused by eating undercooked meat containing cysts of Trichinella spiralis. Trichinella spiralis can be found in pork, bear, walrus, fox, rat, horse, and lion meat. Wild animals, especially carnivores ...