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Bleeding Moles In Children
How are cafe au lait spots linked to autism or neural disorders in toddlers? They recently were noticeable in our 2 year old
A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis catheters can be acute or temporary or chronic and in that case tunnelled under the skin. Peritoneal catheters are always tunnelled and enter the abdominal wall. Insertion is done with local anesthesia under ...Read more
Can someone suddenly develope a very small pigmented brown birthmark at age 35 near the eye ? Or they only happen during childhood?
Adverse effects of : SCH on pregnancy outcomes depend on size, gestational age, & maternal age. Fetal growth restriction, placental abruption, pre-eclampsia, prematurity, & fetal distress may occur. If there is significant decrease in blood flow & nutrients to the fetus , brain & other organ development may be impacted. Anxiety doesn't help. Monitoring & treatment by a Fetal-Maternal Medicine specialist do help. ...Read more
Melanoma means "black tumor" are the majority of them dark in color?
Also, are they always more than one color?
Dysplastic nevus, or atypical moles, and they are benign lesions that resemble early melanoma, and about 1 in 10 million americans willmelanoma, what to do?
Watch carefully: Dysplastic nevi are potentially serious in that they can convert to infiltrating melanoma. In children with spitz nevus, they look malignant but never convert. In patients with neurofibromatosis there is a high incidence of dysplastic nevi and since many are present they are watched for changes in shape, darkening in color or redness around the lesion suggesting that they are converting. ...Read more
Personal choice: This is a personal decision. Besides, no one will know except you and your significant other. ...Read more
If I have polyps in the colon, aged 26- would there be an extremely high incidence of colon cancer later in life?
Perhaps??: There are many types of polyps, some common at younger ages, and not all polyps lead to cancer! just having a benign hyperplastic polyp at age 26 probably doesn't influence your colon cancer risk at all! but other polyps are much more worrisome, so find out what kind you had, and discuss your personal risk with your doctor, knowing that surveillance should greatly reduce your chance of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are polyps in uterus. 2polyps of size 3x2cms found in moms uterus and sent to histo. Why do they occur? Do they reoccur after removal?
Common: Polyps are growths arising from the endometrium of the uterus. I describe them as looking like a uvula, (the thing that hangs down in the back of your throat) they are usually benign and can cause abnormal bleeding problems. They can grow back but are generally slow growing. The last 5 ladies I have taken to surgery for post menopausal bleeding had benign polyps. ...Read more
See below: These are entities along the spectrum of what we call gestational trophoblastic disease (gtd). The simple answer is that it is the degree of aggressiveness (although it is more complicated than that). A choriocarcinoma from gestational trophoblastic disease is from being pregnant, so can't occur in virginal woman, but you can get choriocarcinoma not developing from gtd. Even a male can get this. ...Read more
Florida living: A lifetime of increased UV sun exposure (not heat),wherever it happens,is associated with a few things, including an increased risks of possible skin cancer,so be checked by the doctor Another fact is that cataracts (that form in everybody if they live long enough) will start to form a few years earlier if you have a lifetime of increased UV exposure, but there are other factors so have fun in FL ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma a common malignant tumour in all countries or just with light-skinned peoples?
Scientists in HerbalLegacy.com state that potassium deficiencies cause the development of moles, the moles that appear in adulthood'not genetic'true?
Forgive my frankness: If that were true, people with renal wasting of potassium would be the folks who develop moles. You are living in the 21st century and need to develop basic scientific literacy and discernment. The claim (HHH page 120) isn't even made by 'scientists', but by one herbalist with a fertile imagination writing in 1953. You're doing yourself a disservce by wasting you time on this stuff. ...Read more
Not nescessarily: do you have gel nails put on. Some association with gel nail application and UV lamps. ...Read more
On knee, 4mm area of visible blood vessels in sporadic pattern w/ a brighter red dot (very tiny) in the area. No change in yrs. BCC a concern? 26 y/o.
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