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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Needs evaluation: A green skin lesion sounds very atypical as most lesions are red, whitish, or shades of brown or black. An exception is that if there is metal agains ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get seen: If you see visible swelling and having ulcer type pain get seen.Ulcer type pain can be boring or gnawing or get achy etc. Proton pump inhibitors and H ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Check with surgeon: Some abdominal muscle can occur 7-10 days after surgery- you must call surgeon today.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
23 days late: The first thing that should be performed is a preg test. The signs and symptoms could indicate a cyst. I would advise an ultrasound.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
We are all: Asymmetric to some extent. Seek medical eval if you are concerned about your abdomen.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily : Unless you have pain or discomfort . Minor assymetry of opposite body parts is not unusual. However if you have symptoms or worried see a do ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Asymmetric abdomen: Read more at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26059231
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Muscle strain: Where the diaphragm attaches to the rib cage there can be strains from coughing, sneezing or simple normal activities of daily living.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
We are not : Totally symmetrical.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About the same: Sports that require more use of one limb than the other (such as racket sports, bowling, frisbee, discus throwing, etc.), do likely cause injury more ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: Can be many things. Pupil asymmetry is normal up to 1 mm difference. If the headache does not improve or other symptoms develop, you need to see your ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Tough question: Go see your primary care dr for a thorough evaluation. Any signs of stroke? Could be neurological or muscular dystrophy ? U may need a referral to spe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
All bodies imperfect: Nobody has a perfectly symmetric body. Most of these minor imperfections we notice are just unique aspects of how we're built. A mass in the abdomen c ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain: There are several possibilities. The most common is irritation or inflammation of the ribs as they join the breast bone and cause pain. Or some trau ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NORMAL: It is NORMAL to have one side of your body "different" from the other. WE ARE NOT SYMMETRICAL ORGANISMS!! (Ever see each half of your head attached t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Nature and nurture: Usually, differences in body habitus are a function of genetics and environment. Rarely, they can be an indication of pathology, so suggest if this i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Lots of things: Tendons, muscles, arteries, nerves.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Muscle spasms are common and can cause sudden, sharp, knife-like pain in the flat muscles. They should go away with rubbing them, like a charley hors ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck nodes: We don't know anything about you, not even your age let alone any medical or social history history . Your doctor needs to evaluate you including revi ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
See ENT doc: Unequal pupil size—called anisocoria—may be due to abnormalities within an eye, or due to nerves going into the head from within the chest. It may als ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mirochna
12 years experience Family Medicine
Common. : I do not have data to describe the exact incidence of this happening, but slight asymmetry is pretty common between both the left and right side. I d ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Of you use your right arm more, particularly if you are a manual laborer and do a lot with your shoulders, the right side of your neck and shoulder ar ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
8 years experience Pediatrics
It is possible: What you're describing is called hemihypertrophy. It's usually noticed in infancy or in childhood and can be associated with some genetic syndromes, l ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Asymmetry: Slight differences in the appearance of structures when one side of our body is compared to other is actually a pretty normal finding in most people. ... Read More
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