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Arm pit: Temp is taken in your arm pit. This is usually done in kids, not adults. ...Read more
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more
What's more accurat a oral or acilary temp? Cause my oral temps always like 2 points lower then my axillary tempature. And i always wait 15 minutes.
Don't : Worry about your temps. Why are you checking? Variations are normal. ...Read more
If you are asking...: About lymph nodes being enlarged due to cancer metastisizing to them, they may regress in the context of appropriate chemotherapy for the primary disease. That said, normalized size of a node does not mean the cancer is gone, only that it is not detected by exam or imaging. Tumor can recur in nodes. Of course, lymph node dissection is a part of surgical staging so some nodes are removed surgically. ...Read more