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Can Ovarian Lump Be Felt Externally
Possible: The ovaries are usually palpable with the bi-manual exam (hand on the abdomen and one or two fingers in the vagina). That is considered and "external" exam even though the examiner performs part of the exam from inside the vagina. ...Read more
Can an ovarian cyst rupture not be extremely painful? I had a cyst and felt some sharp but unconcerning pains- next day the cyst seemed to be gone.
In some cases: In some cases of ovarian cancer, a mass (or masses) can be felt in the pelvis with a manual vaginal examination. In advanced cases, a swollen abdomen from ascites can be seen on exam (but this is not specific for ovarian cancer). In most cases of ovarian cancer, the findings on exam are quite nonspecific. ...Read more
Can the gallbladder be felt as a lump on examination? What else is situated there that can be felt while pressing deep?
Possible: It is sometimes possible to feel the gallbladder with deep palpation usually if the GB is very large. You may also feel the tip of the liver which would be similar in feel. If you are having pain in the RUQ along with a lump, you should see a surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
Yes, referred pain: I've discussed 'pain' & 'referred pain' in prior answers. Pain experienced in one area of the body can be generated in another. Testicular pain may be caused by a kidney stone located in kidney, ureter or bladder, a hernia, anything affecting spinal nn innervating the area, a mass (tumor) +++. The prepared good doc knows all those possibilities already, therefore knows the right questions to ask. ...Read more
Husband has 2-3 inch lump on thigh. It is rock hard, ultrasound revealed it could be a limpoma, but needs to be removed... Are they usually hard?
Been to dr & they found fluid behind uterus. Said it could be ovarian cysts causing pain, but now I have pain in groin sometimes. Should i be worried?
Probably ok: Once you ovulate, the fluid can be seen on ultrasound. The fluid can cause pain in your pelvis. If this the cause of the pain, it can take a couple of weeks to clear. Follow up with your doctor if the pain worsens. ...Read more
Testicular ultrasound found hydrocele. Sometimes I also feel a lump(like one enlarged vein)Could hydrocele be compressing vein causing it to enlarge?
Here are some ...: Reporting the presence of hydrocele around testicles is common from the scrotal US taken for some pain or ache inside scrotum. However, if scrotal contents are still palpable, the reported hydrocele is probably not clinically significant, but an incidental finding. Besides, note: varicose veins (varicocele) above left testis is a known presence up to 15-20% of times. So, ask Doc for detail... ...Read more
I have a pea-sized tender underarm lump. What can it be? Can sebaceous cyst be palpated deep under the skin, NOT fixed to the skin, NOT visible?
I do not understand: I do not understand what you mean from a cyst getting dissoved!. Yes the cyst can have cancer in it if it is big enough and is multilocular, with internal growth. A ct scan or ultrasound of the ovaries can help to make adistinction between benign versus maligmant ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Pain in right lower breast feels like a lump, not an obvious lump can feel it wen pressed hard, also pain wen pressing the area could it be cancer?
Unlikely: As a general rule breast cancers don't hurt and are not tender. However if there is any question about a lump then you should get checked out as a precaution. ...Read more
Hysteroscopy and d&c can also see my internal organs? Like ovary and fallopian tubes ? Because my left ovary painful so i presume it could be cyst.
During jogging, i can feel right chest area start to tighten and slight internal pain but no visible bruise can be seen. Can also be felt by pressing?
(pre meno) breast biopsy shows fibrosis/sclerosis. can this be rubbery firm and ridge like on palpation? can it be painful and larger before period?
Breast biopsy: yes can be. Discuss with your Dr. though. ...Read more
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