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extern/ex·tern/ (ek´stern) a medical student or graduate in medicine who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.
externGraduate education A student in the 3rd or 4th yr of medical school–in North America, who attends ward rounds of a teaching hospital, and learns clinical medicine by example and quasi-active participation in Pt management. See Pimping. Cf Intern.
Patient discussion about extern
Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair? My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?
Q. Is it possible to show external symptoms with a food allergy? The research I've done only mentions irritation of the throat and mouth, wheezing, etc. But is it possible to develop hives and itching on your back, arms, legs, but not have any irritation in your throat, mouth, etc, when you're affected by a food allergy, such as soy? Also, is it possibly a food allergy if the hives take a long time to go away, maybe a day or two?
My skin whelps up, turn's red and itches like nothing else...
I hope that this helps and good luck with your allergies!
Q. i'm 21 years old, and my penis outer skin covers the shaft. Is it natural to have like that? from my young age the outer skin of my penis covers my shaft, and only a little of the tip is exposed even if i try to pull the skin upwards. Is it natural to have it like that? I've seen in all porn movies and other sex videos that for all those guys the outer skin can be pulled up half the way. Will this affect my sex life?