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shadow on my uterus what could it be

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Abnormal: That something is interfering with the normal flow of dye into your uterus, like a fibroid, polyp, uterine septum/anomaly or scar tissue. A hysterosc ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Shadowing: Is an ultrasound term often seen behind calcification and some solid masses as a result of sound wave reflection. I don't know if this is what you ar ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Sung
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not too bad: Not too bad risk. The most repeat scan in three month after period make sure not grow bigger.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Possible PCOS: If you are going a long time between periods, more than 35 days, you may not be ovulating every month. This can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndr ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possible std: Infection is most likely especially if you have engaged in unprotected sex.
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Is : Is this new or has it been there for a long time? Does it hurt or itch? These are all important questions that need to be answered. You may be dealing ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hard to: say without seeing the xray, but if I had to speculate they probably saw a pelvic calcification that could indicate a benign dermoid.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mass: A lump in the vagina could be an infection, a cyst, a blocked pore, or other issue. To know for sure an examination by a medical provider is recommend ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your doctor: It is impossible to get a reliable opinion on what a finding on a CT scan means from physicians who have not seen the scan. Speculation just leads to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variety of things: A variety of things could cause it. Vaginal dryness, lack of lubricant on the sonogram, placing too much pressure on the probe, a problem in the bladd ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not normal: An utrauterine mass is not normal. Most of the time these are fibroids, which are benign. Usually MRI can diagnose fibroids since they tend to have t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: An examination would be helpful to rule out cyst versus std.
A 61-year-old male asked:
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Concern?: How long has it been there? Trauma? Infection? Cyst? Fluid? The biggest concern would be cancer but you are a bit old for that but you should get it c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very: Get it seen now. Oral melanoma is rare but dangerous.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Ultrasound trumps: Examiners fingers no worry! he needs more practice :).
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Dr. Mark Kallgren
31 years experience Pain Management
The : The are a number of things that could cause this. Without more information, however, it would be impossible to tell you exactly what this might be. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not unusual: "heterogeneous" just means that the uterine wall has some areas that look different from other areas on imaging (as opposed to "homogeneous, " which m ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Lump on neck: A lump in the neck is a lymph node. It can be enlarged due to infection, like a sore throat. Or it can be enlarged due to cancer. If it has been there ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Was it a tampon?: Might you have forgotten that you had a tampon in your vagina?
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Not cancer: If it was a single piece of tissue- probably a decidual cast. This would be most likely if you are on hormonal contraception or have high Progesterone ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Hard knot: It is hard to answer this vague of question. Maybe due to and old injury or arthritis, if it hurts try seeing a podiatrist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Did the doc comment : How old is the pregnancy, what is the radiologist's impression, possible artefacts /while doing the usg or film development is possible. Get the reass ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have it checked : Medically. Rarely, malignant melanoma can present at vagina.

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