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Do urethral caruncles just appear or grow gradually? Whatever I had literally appeared in 24 hours and is nearly 1cm long!
There may be a gradual growth, although the typical course is stability in size oince recognized.
A one centimeter growth in one day is unusual. Perhaps this is something other than a caruncle.
Seeing a doctor might be helpful. What happened since that first day? ...Read more
Caruncles: These are the opening of the ducts of the salivary glands and they can vary a lot in their shape. They can get inflamed and infected and sometimes little stones get stuck at their openings. ...Read more
No harm. Don't use: Carmicide is made from cardamom, a part if natural cinnamon. Not because of the drug, but beachside this is a three month-old child, you really should not give infants this young any drug unless there is a therapeutic reason that effectively treats a medical condition. Is this a harmful treatment? Not seriously harmful, but would likely cause some GI distress and emesis ...Read more
Hello, is it possible to have cervicle fusion without the use of metal plates and screws. I heard they are only there to secure the fusion.?
RARELY: One level cervical can be performed successfully, they are rarely performed. Anterior extrusion of the bone graft may occur interfering with swallowing. The use of hardware is designed to provide a stable environment to assist in maturation of the fusion, this is especially important in patient who smoke. ...Read more
It can be: Without symptoms, therefore the reason forpap smears on a regular basis, but in your 40's post coital bleeding, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, may be a cause to take a look even if the pap was normal last year. Cervix cancer is highly curable, but less morbid the earlier that it is found. ...Read more
CARUNCLE: The trick is to get them to become assymptomatic. Many times they are found by a doctor and not mentioned as they are very common in post menopausal women. It should feel better w/in a few days to a week of treatment. ...Read more
No: It is more prominent but not always seen ...Read more
No: Nerve supply to the facial muscles are from 7 th cranial nerve, coming from side of the brain stem on either side, and the sensory supply is from 5th cranial nerve called trigeminal nerve which devides into 3 branches called opthalmic, maxillary and mandibular. The cervical roots form peripheral nerves called spinal nerve roots and the disc herniation at c6, C7 won't cause numbness face most times. ...Read more
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What is the difference between urethral diverticulum vs urethral caruncle? And how are they determined?
What does it mean when pap comes back as a typical glandular cells and dr. Saw visible cervicle leison during pap?
What did your doc sa: Say your doc should have expalaned all of this to u already, atypical glandular cells are very worrisome as this can be associated with cervical or endometrial cancer or some times it is no, but I am sure your doc already told you that he or she has to do a colposcopy with an ecc and an endometrial biopsy to see exactly what you have so I am sure you are already scheduled for those tests. ...Read more
My left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. I have no clue if it's always been this way but I'm very scared of malignancy.?
Lacrimal duct: Infections are far more common and more easily treatable than malignancy, so see a doctor for that or send photos ...Read more
Multiple treatments.: Urethral caruncles are benign outgrowths of tissue at the urethral opening, occurring primarily in postmenopausal women. If there are no symptoms, & it appears benign, no treatment is necessary. For symptoms such as bleeding & pain, topical estrogen cream for 2-3 months, warm sitz-baths & anti-inflammatory drugs can be used. If large and painful, surgical excision can be performed. ...Read more
Lubricating cream: Use vaseline or Aquaphor, especially after in water or food. Creams with ceramides are also useful. Use frequently. ...Read more
Causes of numbness in the face
the facial nerve, which is cranial nerve vii, controls facial expression with 7 thousand individual nerve fibers to the facial muscles. Many disorders, conditions and diseases can interrupt the function of the nerve fibers and cause numbness. ...Read more
I was in the shower and suddenly I felt an intense stinging in my lacrimal caruncle! It's really red, what would cause this?
Can you tell me if throughout a recent urology exam the md said I have a caruncle. Does anyone know what this is or what causes it?
Benign: A urethral caruncle is what we call a granulomatous (benign) lesion at the urethral meatus (opening). Most often in post menopausal women. It is bright red, soft and smooth. If the diagnosis is apparent, no treatment is needed. Estrogen crean and anti inflammatory cream may be used. If it is bothersome it can be removed or cauterized. It is not a serious condition. ...Read more
I was prescribed an estrogen gel for my urethral caruncle that I cannot afford. Is there something natural/organic I can use to heal it?
Hi I have a small symmetrical bumps in both corner of eyes at caruncle part. I am feeling very scary about it, its like 2 months like this.
See an Eye MD: An ophthalmologist can diagnose and manage these bumps. Don't be scarred - be proactive and see the doctor. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: What really causes urethral caruncle is still unclear, but we do know it results from mucosal laxing & protrusion of the posterior distal urethra in the elderly female resulting in a "mass" like a little cheery attaching to posterior aspect of urethral meatus. Its size widely varies and will slowly increase over time. Clinically, it's painless most of the times, but it may irritates and bleeds. ...Read more
Doctor when when ihave some injury like when am played and have any injury MS head eating cricle and sometime starting vomting?
Volume n vertigo: You may be dehydrated. However you should be evaluated for other causes of vertigo as well. See your doctor as soon as possible and refrain from heavy physical activity in the meantime. Remember there is no substitute for drinking water! If you are not overweight you should be drinking half your body weight in ounces daily, in addition to other fluids that you may drink. ...Read more
I don't know if it's always been this way, but my left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. Optometrist next week. Malignancy?
Doubtful!: While cancer can occur anywhere, it is still relatively rare, especially there. You are doing the best thing by getting it checked though, to be sure. Avoid scents and aerosols and use only hypoallergenic skin care products as irritation from scents and aerosols can cause irritation to the eyes, as well as to the linings of the respiratory tract (ears, nose, throat and lungs) and to the skin. ...Read more
Had swollen posterior cervicle lymphnode gone now. Family and two doctors says neck is fine I feel a pinhead size ball when I push in. Extremely scare?
Not at all: Everyone gets lymph nodes from time to time. It means your body is doing its job protecting you from little infections or inflammations. Don't push on it, it needs to rest after doing the work. Relax, enjoy summer! ...Read more