Month: April 2020

Tubular Breasts

Tubular Breasts: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Tubular Breasts What are Tubular Breasts? “Tubular breasts” is the name of a condition caused by breast tissue not proliferating properly during puberty. The condition is also called tuberous breasts or breast hypoplasia. While not extremely common, tubular breasts cannot be considered rare because many women don’t seek treatment. While tubular breasts don’t pose any …

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Hypoproteinemia

Hypoproteinemia: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Hypoproteinemia Overview Hypoproteinemia is lower-than-normal levels of protein in the body. Protein is an essential nutrient found in almost every part of your body — including your bones, muscles, skin, hair, and nails. Protein keeps your bones and muscles strong. It makes up a molecule called hemoglobin, which carries oxygen throughout your body. It also …

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Salpingectomy

Salpingectomy: Definition | Side Effects | Recovery

Salpingectomy: What to Expect What is salpingectomy? Salpingectomy is the surgical removal of one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) fallopian tubes. Fallopian tubes allow eggs to travel from the ovaries to the uterus. A partial salpingectomy is when you have only part of a fallopian tube removed. Another procedure, salpingostomy (or neosalpingostomy), is when the surgeon …

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