Medical Quiz: Test Your Basic Medical Knowledge

You Should Have Some Basic Medical Knowledge!

This medical quiz lens is about learning most common signs and sympoms in medicine. Recognise most common diseases. Learn to prevent some diseases. All that and have fun by doing medical quizzes!

Do you know what are the most commong diseases of the modern men? Do you know how food affects your health? Can you recognize you are sick? Are you health care aware? Do you want to have some fun while learning? Well, you are on the right place for that! This lens is for you!

Stay with me in this medical quiz, and learn some basics about personal health care. Learn about signs and symptoms of the most common medical conditions. This lens is here to provide a fun too. You will have lots of quizzes and polls to do on the way tot he bottom of the page. Earn points while learning useful medical things!
Before You Start Reading This Lens
Please, rate your knowledge of basic medical conditions (heart conditions, infections, hypertension etc)

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I am not an expert, but I know quite few things!
I know little, but enough.
I have no idea about any disease or health condition.

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Cardiovascular System – Learn some basics about cardiovascular system
Medical Quiz: Cardiovascular system
Medical Quiz: Cardiovascular system

Cardiovascular system has heart , blood vessels and lymphatic component. I will skip the anatomy, and say something more about the most common diseases in this category and the most common symptoms as well.

-Arterial hypertension: The most common condition in the world. All sorts of stress (physical, mental), bad diet habits and genetics have their place in causing arterial hypertension. Main signs and symptoms are: head-ache, tinnitus, vertigo…

-Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in industrial world. Bad diet habits lead to this condition. The most common symptoms are: pain in chest, mostly spreading to left arm and/or neck. Pain starts, in most cases, after physical stress.

-Myocardial infarct is just a final stadium of ischemic heart disease.

-Phlebothrombosis is an occlusion of a vein caused by thromb. Immobilization, lack of physical activity is the main trigger for thromb formation. Lower extremities are mostly affected. Main symptoms are: pain, swelling and livid discoloration of the affected region.

-Ulcus cruris: This is the ulcus on the skin of the lower park of the legs. Patients with diabetes have the highest risk of having ulcus cruris. Main symptoms and signs are: small, but growing erosion on the skin, mostly painless. Secretion is present. Local therapy is not showing any effect, and doesn’t tent to heal spontaneously.
After First Set Of Questions
Please rate your basic medical knowledge (5 is great, 1 is not so great)

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Gastrointestinal Tract (System) – Learn some basics about gastrointestinal system
Medical Quiz: gastrointestinal system
Medical Quiz: gastrointestinal system

I hope you like my medical quiz so far. Now I am going to write more about gastrointestinal tract (system). Read it carefully! Maybe some of the following questions in my medical quiz will be from this text. Who knows. 🙂

Parts of gastrointestinal system in humans are: mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestines, colon, rectum, anus, liver with gall blather and pancreas.

In the decades behind us, most common disease of GI tract were appendicitis, stomach ulcer, gastritis, GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). In present time, those diseases are reduced, and symptoms have been put under control of drugs. Today, most common disease of this system is CANCER. There are many types of cancer, but they are all the same in prognosis (potentially lethal, but also treatable if discovered in early stage).

Most common signs and symptoms of GI diseases:

– Acid reflux: GERD.

– Pain in stomach (related to food intake): gastritis, gastric ulcer.

– Pain in the upper right region of abdomen: cholecystitis (spreading to right shoulder blade), choledocholithiasis, liver diseases if pain is blunt

– Strong sharp pain in lower right region of abdomen: appendicitis, crohn disease (pain is less intense and is chronicle).

– Sharp pain in upper abdomen, spreading in the form of belt: acute pancreatitis

– Pain lower left part of abdomen and diarrhea: bacterial infection of colon, ulcerative colitis, nervous intestines.

– Pain in the lower left part of abdomen and obstipation: stress, cancer, diet low in fiber.

– Blood in stool: cancer (mostly without other symptoms), bowel inflammatory diseases (followed by pain in abdomen).

– Black stool (melena): bleeding from upper parts of intestines (stomach, duodenum)

NOTE: everyone older than 50, should have at least 1 colonoscopy done per year. Cancer is silent killer, and symptoms are recognizable mostly when it is too late!