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My 16 yr old son may be suffering from bromhidrosis . We have been treating this for almost a year with little results, any suggestions?
General or Plastic: General and plastic surgeons deal with disorders of the apocrine glands in the skin. This is most commonly known as hidradenitis. Dermatologists often manage hidradenitis in the early stages but surgeons need to remove the affected skin and glands at later stages. Seek a general or plastic surgeon and be patient as the process may involve several surgeries for complete healing. ...Read more
Breast pathology reports tiny cyst lined by apocrine metaplasia no lesion seen. Please explain if this indicates any fybrocystic or hormonal changes. ?
Early transformation: Tiny cysts can appear in the breast as a result of hormone activity on the milk duct lining resulting in duct blockage and the formation of cytst. Apocrine metaplasia suggest that early transformational changes are taking place and if left the area and premalignant cells in the field around the cytic changes can revert to malignancy. The cysts and surrounding area should be resected. ...Read more
Breastduct excision fibrocystic changes,ductal hyperplasia w/o atypical,apocrine metaplasia,dilated benign ducts with thermal artifact.this means what?
No cancer: All of the changes in your breast are benign and there is no cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Mri biopsy of 6cm non mass : variable fibroadipose tissue and a tiny cyst lined by epocrine metaplasia. Is this benign breast disease or missed cancer?
Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more
No: Sjogren's does give you a somewhat increased risk of malignant lymphoma, and it may run with a disease like lupus or scleroderma which you'd know by now whether or not you have. By itself, sjogren's is a nuisance disease. The most dangerous feature is that maybe 1% of patients get a vasculitis that can cause brain dysfunction that mimics multiple sclerosis. Be alert as it's manageable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer