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My X-Ray report's Impression states that: soft tissue mass indenting the anterior margin of nasopharynx. Suggestive of adenoid hypertrophy. What's it?
Enlarged adenoids: Adenoid tissue , part of immune system, resides in nasopharynx. Can enlarge and cause mouth breathing, airway obstruction, chronic ear infections and sometimes associated with sinus disease. ,Adenoids and tonsils are sometimes removed if chronic issues impair patients health. ...Read more
Adenoids are lymphatic tissue found in the airway behind the nose in the back of the throat. Adenoids are made up of the same type of tissue as the tonsils. Both help fight infections. However, unlike the tonsils, they cannot be seen by looking in the throat. Adenoids are found in children and begin to regress before puberty. In children, enlarged adenoids can cause obstruction of the nasal airway leading to difficulty breathing, breathing through the mouth, nasally voice, ...Read more
Sinus mass: I'm not sure i'm following your question very well as the adenoid is part of nose and not really a part of any of the sinuses which are cavities that drain into your nose. The adenoid is close to one of the sinuses, the sphenoid sinus, but a mass in the sinus would not likely be related to the adenoid. If you could provide some clarification as to where the mass is located, we can better address. ...Read more
Good luck & welcome: to increasing government control of money, including for treating symptoms & various aspects of human disease & suffering. Physicians are only fellow citizens, attempting to make a living in increasingly difficult world & do not have control of government rules & bureaucrats. I am not in Main, in TX. Consider Dr. Carson's proposal for universal coverage with better outcomes and lower costs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Calories + protein: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Lean proteins are also important. Exercising to build muscle mass will increase weight and metabolism, and improve overall mood and health. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Weight is an issue in the USA where 35% are way over weight. Exercise is noted for helping lose weght here. The type of food you eat is most important when considering weight. Of course fewer calories means less weight, but sugars and starches can really get you to pack on wieght, but it is fat and not muscle. The insulin that is secreted when sugars are in your system grow the fat cells ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat healthy high : calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, ...Read more
What are cardio exercises , give some examples and what do they do.To gain mass should I omit cardio exercises in gym ( i'm 55kg)?
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