Doctor Q&A for Dr. Patrick Sweet III

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Lungs Unlikely: People have been shown to have a reaction to burned poison ivy/oak. Additionally, sensitive individuals have been shown to have mucosal involvement if ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Needs Evaluation: This may represent many different entities, the most of which are benign. Sometimes however a laryngeal malignancy could present in this way. See your ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Yes: The stretching of the receptors in the bowel can sometimes cause pain so severe as to require pain medications and serial exams to rule out an acute, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Eosinophils: Increased eosinophils seen on biopsy usually the more proximal the biopsy. Usually around 50 eos/high powered field is worrisome for this disease.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Dysplasia: Typically, intestinal metaplasia, aka, barett's esophagus is the precursor to dysplasia. Esophagitis suggests inflammation that can be from wide range ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Sometimes: As potassium goes up, often the t-waves will go up in what is usually described as "peaked." a potential negative amplitude u-wave may show itself wit ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Pigmented Nevus: Yes it may still be benign. The abcd criteria is more of a screening instrument to identify nevi worrisome for dysplasia or malignant melanoma and is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Reasonable: He is following the same approach that i would. The older you get the risk diminishes in males for testicular ca. The ultrasound should be helpful.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Excisional Biopsy: Go to your primary physician to have removed and sent to pathology for diagnosis. If unchanged, <0.5 cm, regular in borders, shape & symmetry, then it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
20 years experience Pathology
Polyp: Appearance of lesions on imaging is often suitable as a screening test, but as noted by the other physician's answer it could very well be something e ... Read More
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