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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Ask pediatrician...: If they are not sure, consider referral to a geneticist. Make sure the child had all his routine neonatal testing including bloodwork and a hearing s... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
2 types of "scans": Thyroid ultrasounds are quick and painless. They are done with some jelly on the neck and sound waves are used to visualize the thyroid and surroundi... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Varies..: Melanomas are often pigmented (dark) lesions with asymmetric borders and different colors within the cancer. Other skin cancers are more "skin colore... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
No: Goiter (enlargement of the thyroid) is almost never painful. Goiters and their symptoms (trouble swallowing, breathing, etc) increase slowly. A pain... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Yes but...: Depends on what you consider non-surgical. Peels, lasers, and/or dermabrasion all may help. Seek a local facial plastics md or dermatologist for goo... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Fade it, not get rid: Once you have a scar it will always be present, but there are various ways of improving a scars appearance. Taking good care of wounds will help...Ke... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Lab test or meds : A thorough workup with your primary doctor or an endocrinologist may reveal a hormone deficiency which can be corrected. If that does not help, you mi... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Up to 2 weeks: Sometime bruising can last 2 weeks. Especially in older patients the bruising may 'slide' down with time. You can of course wear make up to cover it... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
No: We call that pulsatile tinnitus. It is not "normal, " but may not be anything serious. It may just be some fluid on the ear. If it persists for mor... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
No, it's not: Especially if the spot is new and or enlarging with time, i would recommend having your primary doctor take a look at it. It's hard to say anything e... Read More
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