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If I look up and feel my neck I can feel the outline of my thyroid, does this mean its enlarged?

If I look up and feel my neck I can feel the outline of my thyroid, does this mean its 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

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What does mildly enlarged cardio mediastinal silhouette &mild enhancement anterior and inferior pericardium I am 3 months post pericardial window?

What does mildly enlarged cardio mediastinal silhouette &mild enhancement anterior and inferior pericardium I am 3 months post pericardial window?

It depends what your: Previous x ray looked like. For definitive answer, you will probably need to repeat echocardiogram. Ask your doctor for recommendation on when you should get this test. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Could you give me a simple outline of acute tonsillopharyngitis plssss?

Good resource below.: Http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/professional/ear_nose_and_throat_disorders/oral_and_pharyngeal_disorders/tonsillopharyngitis. Html

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Could you give me a simple outline of ascute tonsillopharyngitis plssss?

Could you give me a simple outline of ascute tonsillopharyngitis plssss?

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

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A food diet outline for 6 year old diagnosed with a.D.D.

A food diet outline for 6 year old diagnosed with a.D.D.

Diet: There are no special diets for children with add. Make sure he eats food recommended by the dept. Of agriculture food triangle. ...Read more

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Should there b a clear outline of a shunt in your neck?

Should there b a clear outline of a shunt in your neck?

Shunt: No not necessarily so as it may be covered by other tissues ...Read more

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Is it normal for the outside of the iris to have a dark outline that gets gradually wider on one side?

Is it normal for the outside of the iris to have a dark outline that gets gradually wider on one side?

No: See eyeMD to look under a microscope it could be in an irregular pupil. Could be normal variant though also. ...Read more

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I got a sunburn several months ago on vacation, and the outline is still there. Should I be concerned?

I got a sunburn several months ago on vacation, and the outline is still there. Should I be concerned?

No: Discoloration is common after a sunburn. Different skin color will react differently---the darker your skin, the more likely this will happen. If you are out of the sun (winter), the difference in skin color will last until you get sun to even out the pigment. Do not worry. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Recheck in 2-3...: Days. It may be a touch too early to check but with a missed period usually within 1 week of the missed period you should have a good answer with the urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Flashes: Flashes of light in the vision may be caused by migraine variants or by retinal tears/detachment. If the flashing persists in any way, please contact your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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Docs! Please outline the treatment for Crohn's disease?

Docs! Please outline the treatment for Crohn's disease?

Crohn's dx: Read following:
http://www. Ccfa. Org/science-and-professionals/programs-materials/patient-brochures/

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Can you outline the cellular mechanism by which HIV infects humans?

Can you outline the cellular mechanism by which HIV infects humans?

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

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What do you mean by " the liver is normal in size and configuration. It exhibits coarsened parenchymal echopattern and smooth external outline."?

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

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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?

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?

Ringworm: A round scaly red splotch with a slightly raised border is classic for ringworm, you can try over the counter clotrimazole ointment, see your doctor if this is spreading or not getting better after a week. ...Read more

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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?

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?

ENT: This could be a peritonsillar abscess with necrotic material. I certainly advise immediate ENT evaluation, especially since you feel that the pain is "serious". ...Read more

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Cardiomediastinal silhouette. Lungs are clear. No pleural effusion or pneumothorax. Do I have heart murmur?

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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

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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?

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

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What to do if I had pulmonary edema during gall bladder removal in 2011. the radiology report reads. The cardiac silhouette?

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

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What do you advise if I had pulmonary edema during gall bladder removal in 2011. The radiology report reads. The cardiac silhouette?

What do you advise if I had pulmonary edema during gall bladder removal in 2011. The radiology report reads. The cardiac silhouette?

Not to worry: The X-ray was likely a post-operative portable. And you may have had signs of pulmonary edema by radiographic evidence. Since it has been 3 years since the study and there has been no clinical sequelae, I would not worry about it. ...Read more

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Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss

Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss

Steroid?: It would be difficult for you to get a satisfactory result regardless of the treatment have you consulted a pain management specialist re. Alternate besides steroid? Be sure that you get a bone scan to make sure you don't have osteoporosis as well. ...Read more

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Ct scan with contrast found a 3mm nodule in my left lung, minimal dependent atelectasis, & an exaggerated cardiac silhouette. What does this mean?

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

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What could cause a female to have a dark outline around her nipple?

What could cause a female to have a dark outline around her nipple?

Areola discoloration: It is difficult to determine whether the discoloration is normal or just a difference in your pigmentation pregnancy causes nipple darkening what is your ethnicity and of course your doctor should look at the lesion can't tell from just a written question. ...Read more

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Tongue raised white outline under tongue. I notice it several weeks after oral sex.

Tongue raised white outline under tongue. I notice it several weeks after oral sex.

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