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Dr. Todd Abbott

Pathology
MA
26 years experience male

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I went to medical school at the University of Washington as an Idaho WAMI student.

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Pathology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Integrity Matters: Basically a break in the upper layers of your skin or mucous membrane is needed. When the skin or mucus membrane is intact, then those viruses do not... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Usually not: Blood borne spread of endometriosis is not common. Endometriosis can be found in places for which there is not a good explanation on how it got there.... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Probably benign: They are very common, and usually benign, but if they are bigger than one centimeter, or if there are certain radiographic features, then a fine needl... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
See below.: The window period is the period between infection and reliable detection. Each disease has one, but in reality it also depends on the test used to de... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
No: No. Smoking and occupational exposures to certain chemicals are more likely causes of bladder cancer.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
It depends.: It depends greatly on whether you are eating them in the traditional way, or if you are eating them the way that has become popular today in the weigh... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Influenza: Are you worried that you infected your ducks or the ducks infected you? Either situation is possible given the way influenza viruses can cross speci... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Skin condition: Perhaps your rabbit has developed dry skin allowing more dander to be released.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
It depends: That is hard to answer. It depends on exactly how you are defining the word "cancer, " and how much of a difference you require between two "cancers"... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
No: Touton giant cells are not discriminatory.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
I am not sure: I am not sure. Lets see if someone else with expertise in neurosurgery will answer your question.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Go to this web site: This is excellent, and will explain things visually. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/scale/.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Almost anything: Any symptom can have a whole range of causes. These causes generally fall into certain categories. Only one of these categories is cancer.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Big breakfast: If you ate a poppy seed muffin with a few teaspoons of poppy seeds this might be possible.
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A female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
It's kind of vague!: That explanation leaves a lot to be desired. An ulceration can just be a description, and is not etiologically specific.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Perhaps: If you are pregnant and you have vaginal bleeding and/or pain that is increasing on that side you should consider being seen. You may be able to have... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Unlikely: Does your question signal that it did happen? Even if biopsies are negative for dysplasia, biopsies are just that, biopsies of a larger lesion. Biops... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
About 5: Although it could be 6 if you add extra sausage, or 4 if you keep it vegetarian. Being a rabbit, i suggest keeping it vegetarian. Try spinach, it ha... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
This field is too sm: The red cell distribution width is a standardized way to communicate the size variability of a whole population of red cells. In 'normal' people ther... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
5%: In general 5%, could be higher or lower based on the specific features and location of the primary.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
Gold: A gold ribbon raises awareness for all pediatric malignancies.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Abbott is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Abbott is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply Question was for solving the doubt .it didnt happen. The question was for no sampling error and confirmed no dys
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Im not sure what i expect. We dont have any symptoms and i know bird flu isnt in the US, but also wasnt sure if there was something i should
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Thank you I understand better now. I had a third generation test at six months it would have detected it by then a hundred percent :) thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington School of Medicine, WA
Graduated 1996MD
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