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Pregnant Outside the Womb, Beware of Causes and Dangers

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Pregnancy outside the womb or also called an ectopic pregnancy, has the potential to be life threatening if not treated immediately. Detecting this condition early on is an effective way to avoid the risk of further harm. Come on, be aware of early symptoms, causes, and other dangers that can be caused. Pregnancy outside the womb is a pregnancy that occurs not in the womb, and this condition can certainly occur in women who are already sexually active. Pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus can occur in the ovaries, fallopian tubes (ovaries), cervix, even in the abdominal cavity. This pregnancy must be stopped immediately, either with drugs or through surgery, so as not to endanger the life of the mother. Recognize Risk Factors and Symptoms of Pregnancy Outside the Womb Pregnancy outside the womb generally occurs due to narrowing of the fallopian tubes. As a result, the fertilized egg cell becomes retained and then develops in the canal, causing ectopic pregnancy. Nevertheless,…

If the body has excess lactic acid

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Lactic acid is the rest of the body's metabolism that can accumulate when the body lacks oxygen. Lactic acid levels in the body can also increase due to several things, such as excessive exercise or certain health conditions. In medicine, excess lactic acid is referred to as lactic acidosis. What will happen if the production of lactic acid in the body increases? Is this condition dangerous? The answer depends on the cause. If excess lactic acid is caused by exercise, it is not dangerous. Basically, each person has a threshold of ability to perform physical activity (anaerobic threshold or lactate threshold). However, these thresholds can increase as you train your body by exercising regularly. Threshold can also be a benchmark for how healthy the heart and condition of a person's blood vessels. When you exercise lightly and are still below the lactate threshold, there is very little lactic acid to produce. The body also easily eliminates lactic acid. But when exercise in…

In addition to being beneficial, blood transfusion is also risky

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Blood transfusion is the process of delivering blood to your body. This medical step is carried out to save your life when the body lacks blood. Many benefits of blood transfusion. Even so, the risk you can accept is not small. In Indonesia, blood transfusion activities are managed by the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI). This organization collects blood bags from donors, then distributes them to hospitals or locations that need blood supply. Before being distributed, PMI will conduct serological examination analysis to test the feasibility of blood to be free of disease. After that, PMI will also do the separation of blood components namely red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma, depending on the type of blood needed. The blood transfusion process usually takes one to four hours depending on the composition of the blood received and how much blood you need. Before the transfusion, the blood group and rhesus (Rh) status of the donor and blood recipient will be matche…

Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgical Technique

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Laparoscopy or keyhole surgery is a medical procedure performed by a surgeon to access the inside of the abdominal and pelvic cavities. Unlike other surgical techniques, laparoscopy has several advantages that benefit the patient. During a laparoscopic procedure, you will be totally sedated. After that, the surgeon will make a small incision about 1-1.5 cm around the navel. Through the incision, the surgeon will insert a small tube. Then, a device called a laparoscope, which has a camera and a small lamp at the end, will be inserted into the stomach through a tube that has been inserted before. The camera will show the condition in the abdominal and pelvic cavities on a monitor making it easier for surgeons to do surgery. At the same time, your abdominal cavity will be filled with carbon dioxide gas so that it bulges. This makes it easy for the surgeon to see your organs clearly. The following are other advantages of the laparoscopic surgical technique. Through this technique, the…

Multicolored Beauty Kutek Contains Risk

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Nails are one part of the body that gets women's attention. That is why the use of nail coloring or nail polish to enhance your appearance, a lot of choices. However, behind colorful nail polish turns out there are risks that can interfere with health. Nail polish is usually used on nails or toenails. Nail polish formulations have now undergone various changes, with the aim of maximizing decorative effects and reducing negative effects on nails. However, are the effects of nail polish on your health worth the beauty shown? Of the nail polish ingredients in general, there are three ingredients to watch out for, namely formaldehyde (formalin), toluene, and phthalates. Formaldehyde apparently can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, esophagus, and lungs. In addition, there is a known risk of cancer if exposure to these substances occurs in large quantities and for a long time. Almost the same as formaldehyde, toluene can cause irritation to the eyes, throat, and lungs. Some manuf…