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what does a normal spleen look like

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No, I would not say that is a normal complaint. I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated for the source of your pain.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
14 years experience Pediatric Urology
For the most part: People without a spleen can lead a normal life. Be sure you are vaccinated against these bacteria: streptococcus pneumoniae, neisseria meningitidi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
Splenule: It means your spleen is normal, and by the way you have a little bit of extra spleen tissue separate from your spleen. This is also normal and occurs ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
No: A spleen will not regenerate in the normal anatomical position after splenectomy. However, if the capsule of the spleen is disrupted during removal, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Means: less frequent bowel movements (Stool "fills up" the lower descending colon/rectum) and /or HIGH FIBER consumption! In any case does not sount "seriou ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The same throughout: The entire uterus would look the same with out any fibroid s which would look like balls. Also the lining would be thin without any masses.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Kidney bean: Normal cervical nodes are oval or flattened hypoechoic structures with varying amounts of hilar fat. The hilae are usually hypovascular. Malignant inf ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tito Vasquez
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
No abnormalities: A normal breast ultrasound should show no abnormal architecture of the breast tissue, no solid or cystic masses, no cluster of calcifications (which a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lymph Nodes?: Here is a great labeled photo of the lymph nodes of the neck: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=neck+lympnoids&qs=sc&sk=sc2&form=qbir&pq=neck%20lym ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience Radiology
Very broad question: Ct scans are interpreted by radiologists, specially trained doctors who spend many years learning how to identify abnormalities on medical imaging stu ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A big ball : A bartholin's cyst will be located in one of the labia near the bottom of the vagina on the sides at 6:00 or 9:00. It will soft and squishy and shapes ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience Radiology
Look here: Look here at transvaginal us image of the uterus: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ultrasound-images.Html. The uterus is generally harder to vis ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
normal uptake: Bone scan involves intravenous injection of radiotracer usually technetium 99m mdp which accumulates in skeleton. Scan may involve early phase(5-10 mi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of possibilitie: A goiter or enlargement of your thyroid is sometimes normal as in pregnancy. It makes a lot of difference if the whole gland is enlarged or only pa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available o ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Before 4-6 m babies essentially have no sinus cavities. By a year, the maxillary & ethmoid sinuses are partially developed and inflammation can be see ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here is a nice : Lateral view: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/throat-anatomy/img-20006208.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastrografin: It's a liquid which is given prior to an imaging of GI tract, it tastes awful as I heard from patients but can be drunk with juice to make it taste be ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Black stool: Black stool can occur due to iron supplementation or due to bleeding in upper GI tract, latter known as melena. You should have this evaluated by your ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee MRI: Normal knee MRI can mean a range of things. It can mean nothing wrong was found, it can also mean nothing unusual or unexpected was found. It is best ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Increased densities: Liver cancer can look like single or multiple nodules of increased density on the ultrasound. However, ultrasound is not the best, nor is it the final ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Chlamydia does not produce a lesion which can be seen without a microscope. What you are referring to is most likely genital warts, which could have t ... Read More

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