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Cardiomediastinal Silhouette Is Enlarged
Maybe nothing: The thyroid is hard to feel, unless it is huge. It blends in with your neck muscles, fat, cartilage. Some patients who tell me they feel their thyroid are feeling something else, but they get focused on it, and keep stroking "it" until the skin on their neck gets red. Even many doctors are only so-so at examining the thyroid unless they do it a lot. ...Read more
What does mildly enlarged cardio mediastinal silhouette &mild enhancement anterior and inferior pericardium I am 3 months post pericardial window?
I just had a small silhouette 0% yogurt for breakfast and its sweetened with splenda. Can that make you gain weight? I only have 1 a day. Please help
Depends: It depends on what you eat the rest of the day. Weight gain, simplistically, is calories in exceed calories out. Of course, there are more variables, but the core message is that if the rest of your diet is balanced and appropriate, your yogurt for breakfast is fine; if you are eating more calories than you expend, you will gain weight. ...Read more
Good resource below.: Http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/professional/ear_nose_and_throat_disorders/oral_and_pharyngeal_disorders/tonsillopharyngitis. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Throat infection: Acute tonsillopharyngitis is infection of the pharynx & tonsils usually manifested as sore throat, fever, difficulty swallowing & swollen neck glands, most likely caused by viruses, sometimes bacteria such strept. & also infectious mononucleosis. Only bacterial infection needs antibiotic treatment, other causes need supportive & symptomatic relieve. ...Read more
I was really badly sunburned about 8 months ago and the outline from my sunburn is still there on my back. I had never thought of it being a problem because it doesn't hurt or anything, it is just visible. Is this normal or should I be concerned? Thank yo
Common: Sun burns are common and unfortunately can leave residual skin damage. Recommend sunscreen or UV protective wear to prevent. Consult a dermatologist otherwise ...Read more
Shunt: No not necessarily so as it may be covered by other tissues ...Read more
Is it normal for the outside of the iris to have a dark outline that gets gradually wider on one side?
I got a sunburn several months ago on vacation, and the outline is still there. Should I be concerned?
I just woke up and seen like 2 or 3 small the size of a dot circles but holow with black outline theirs no rash or nothing just looks weird?
Where did you see:
Those Circles /Black dots? Could be from pressure? If they are spreading and new ones are appearing you need examination.
Need more information to diagnose. ...Read more
I am 3 days late no sign of period and I took a test today and it came back I see a little bit of a outline but not sure is it still to early?
I keep seeing a whit outline around things in my vision, and I get white flashes too. Could this be from my anxiety disorder or is this serious?
http://www. Ccfa. Org/science-and-professionals/programs-materials/patient-brochures/
HIV infection: Well this is something I can lecture about - although that will take up to an hour at least to do it any justice! You might want to read some general literature on the topic - then if you have specific Qs we can try to answer them here. Only allowed 400 characters here you see... Hope this helps. Https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/HIV ...Read more
Abnormal/irregular outline of endometrium with thickness of 8mm in 71 year old. Is this malignancy?
Some risk: The chance of malignancy is very low ...Read more
What do you mean by " the liver is normal in size and configuration. It exhibits coarsened parenchymal echopattern and smooth external outline."?
Normal but bumpy.: This is from an ultrasound exam of your liver. The outline of your liver is smooth, and its size and shape are normal. But the texture of your liver is coarse, or bumpy. This can mean some scarring of the liver, cirrhosis from alcohol, chronic hepatitis, or just a "fatty" liver. There are other rare causes. It helps to know the whole story. Why you had the test in the first place! Ask your doc. ...Read more
There's a round irritated patch on my cheek, which feels a little rough, and has a pinkish outline. I noticed it about a week ago. Cause for concern?
Is it something bad to have a hole the size of a pea in your tonsil that bleeds with an outline of black with white beneath the black and serious pain?
I've been getting patches around my tongue for years. They tend to be at the tip of my tongue and flare up every few days. They have a white outline.?
Cardiomediastinal silhouette. Lungs are clear. No pleural effusion or pneumothorax. Do I have heart murmur?
Heart sounds: Heart murmurs are found while listening to the heart with a stethoscope and evaluated with an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) to determine it poses a problem. Chest x-ray can show complications of having heart murmurs from valve problems such as heart failure and enlarged heart chambers. ...Read more
Hello doctor. I am a 20years old girl and I would like to get rid of belly fat just to improve my silhouette. Is it possible by using special pills?
No: There are no special pills that will decrease belly fat - only diet and exercise with weight loss if you're overweight. If you have a medical disorder like pcos leading to increased belly fat, there are medications which will help treat the disorder, but weight loss still needs to occur. ...Read more
What to do if I had pulmonary edema during gall bladder removal in 2011. the radiology report reads. The cardiac silhouette?
Surgery-related: It may have been related to surgery. If you have had no symptoms since the surgery then I would simply ask your doctor if a repeat chest x-ray needs to be done. The x-ray report will discuss the 'cardiac silhouette' which just refers to how the outline of the heart looks on x-ray. ...Read more
What do you advise if I had pulmonary edema during gall bladder removal in 2011. The radiology report reads. The cardiac silhouette?
Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss
Ct scan with contrast found a 3mm nodule in my left lung, minimal dependent atelectasis, & an exaggerated cardiac silhouette. What does this mean?
Pulmonary nodule: Any nodule in the lung, no matter what size, needs to be investigated thoroughly. Comparison with previous chest xrays and CT scans would be the priority. If you smoked tobacco, then further tests such as a PET scan and a biopsy and bronchoscopy are indicated. Please see a pulmonologist soon. Best wishes. ...Read more
See MD/Dentist ASAP: You need to see a dentist/ md immediately for proper diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, the majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved quickly in some instances, though, a discolored or painful tongue or the floor of the tongue can indicate more serious conditions like thrush, vitamin deficiencies, aids, or oral cancer. ...Read more
My 2 year old has night sweats so bad you van see the outline of his body in sweat. What would cause this?
This is serious: Do whatever is required to have junior properly evaluated by a competent physician. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel the length and outline of your aorta? Its always a strong pulse. I have POTS. I'm 98pounds in weight.
Completely normal in someone your size/weight!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
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