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What is a sellar mass? What causes them?

Sellar mass: Great wikipedia question or go to uptodate. Com
Not enough room here to give a too answer.

But briefly something in the sellar turcia that should not be there. Usually pituitary. ...Read more

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Can pneumonia cause a large mass?

Can pneumonia cause a large mass?

Depends on wording..: Interpretations of chest imaging studies like ct scans often include words like "mass". This may simply mean there is a large abnormality. This could very well be pneumonia, especially if patient is sick. In this case, you will need repeat chest studies in a few weeks to make sure this "mass" is gone. If it's still there then the patient may need further testing. ...Read more

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Can drinkin' weight gainers cause any serious health harm (death)? I'm plannin' to take "Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass". Thank you.

Can drinkin' weight gainers cause any serious health harm (death)? I'm plannin' to take "Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass". Thank you.

Not likely: The biggest issues that come about from using a supplement like this is weight gain. If you are not wise about your training and nutrition you can readily start to gain undesirable fat mass. Otherwise, unless you have diabetes, kidney issues, liver issues or significant GI absorption issues, it likely won't cause you any concerning adverse effects. Best of luck and stay healthy. ...Read more

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Mass in lymph node what causes?

Mass in lymph node what causes?

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. Other causes can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What Exactly causes Loss of Skull Mass? I researched and couldn't find it

What Exactly causes Loss of Skull Mass? I researched and couldn't find it

Depends on finding: Various conditions can result in loss in the skull mass. Systemic disease such as Paget's disease of the bone, bone destruction is much quicker than bone deposition, lead to loss of skull mass. Multiple myeloma, and myeloproliferative conditions can cause punched-out lesions in the skull. Other causes can include: renal osteodystrophy, osteomalacia, amyloidosis, and others, depend on findings. ...Read more

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I have some mass in both my breasts for at least 7 years. Is this a cause of concern?

I have some mass in both my breasts for at least 7 years. Is this a cause of concern?

Yes: If they have not been evaluated please get them evaluated. The need to rule out cancer especially in a young person is very important. This may be even more important if there is a strong family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Do any medications exacerbate Mass Cell Activation Syndrome? Can any meds actually CAUSE it? Pseudoephedrine maybe?

Do any medications exacerbate Mass Cell Activation Syndrome? Can any meds actually CAUSE it? Pseudoephedrine maybe?

Yes: NASIDs, opioids, and alcohol can all do it. Attached is a response from expert:There are precautions with the ingestion of narcotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and alcohol with underlying mast cell disorders. These precautions are not contraindications and risk and benefits have to always be discussed and considered in clinical management. Reactions to these substances ...Read more

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How should I deal with confirmed mass slandering against me. To accept this would make me paranoid. To ignore and deny this causes stm loss.

AVVO. Com: This question sounds as if there are some legal implications? Have you tried avvo. Com for free responses from attorneys? ...Read more

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What Causes Loss of Brain Mass?

What Causes Loss of Brain Mass?

Brain size: The human brain reaches its maximum size around age 20-22, then it slowly shrinks over time. By age 75, it may decrease in volume or mass about 30%. This is a natural phenomenon. It is not clear what the biological purpose of this is.

The mass of the brain also decreases after injuries, such as traumatic injury, stroke, MS, or illnesses, such as certain infections, brain tumors, or dementia. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hilar mass in the lung?

What are the causes of hilar mass in the lung?

Hilar mass: Hilar mass is usually due to swollen lymph glands in the chest cavity. There are several reasons for swollen glands such as infections, cancer and sarcoidosis. ...Read more

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What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

See below: Severe trauma to a muscle can cause rapid loss. Loss of nerve supply can do the same. In the knee, tear of the cruciate ligaments often causes loss of the quadriceps bulk. Starvation also can cause rapid muscle mass loss. ...Read more

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Does optimum serious mass cause low libido?

Does optimum serious mass cause low libido?

Who knows?: This is a protein and vitamin supplement. These are not regulated by the FDA. They do not have to prove that they work, or have to list side effects. Extra protein is not what most of us need. High protein diets are proving to increase heart disease and cancer risk. Stop this, save money, and see if your symptoms go away! If they don't, there causes of low libido that can be treated effectively. ...Read more

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Do soft drinks cause loss of bone mass in kids?

Do soft drinks cause loss of bone mass in kids?

Some ok, some not...: I agree with not drinking soft-drinks with sugar, a major issue in childhood obesity. While drinks like 7-up, sprite, & gingerale, provide no bone loss, it is well shown that drinking beverages with more than carbonated water, which are soft drinks containg phosphoric acid (colas, dr. Peppers) do cause a net loss of calcium in urine. At best, they should be occasional. ...Read more

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What could cause a mass in the left-lower quadrant?

What could cause a mass in the left-lower quadrant?

Many possibilities: I do not know where in the left lower abdomen you are describing, or if it internal or external in location. Could be fatty lipoma, hernia, less likely diverticulitis or abscess infection, ovarian growth or cyst, skin abscess or infection, colon tumor, etc. ...Read more

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Can some form of mass emotional damage cause cancer?

Can some form of mass emotional damage cause cancer?

Always possible: With mass emotional problems the adrenal glands can secrete large amounts of cortisone which can have the effect of suppressing the immune system. With exposure to a carecinogen you may then be more suseptible to developing a tumor. ...Read more

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Is endura mass cause TB or cancer?

Is endura mass cause TB or cancer?

Inaccurate info: You need to get your terms clearly defined. I do not know of any medical term called endura! Where exactly is this mass located? ...Read more

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Can ruptured mass cause cancer to spread?

Can ruptured mass cause cancer to spread?

The classic: Teaching indicated that rupture might "cause" spread, but usually these were large tumors in the first place, so cause versus association can be invoked. Most believe "spread" requires molecular instructions, or the genes in the tumor determine the ablity and risk of spread, . ...Read more

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What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

Lots of things.: Causes range from enlarged lymph node, cyst, abscess, enlarged thyroid, and scar tissue, to a tumor. It's best to have the doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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Why would a mass in the third ventricle cause hydrocephalus?

Why would a mass in the third ventricle cause hydrocephalus?

Obstruction of flow: A mass in the third ventricle could either obstruct the ventricle or severely limit the flow of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) from the lateral ventricles to the 4th ventricle. This reduction in flow or obstruction of flow causes the CSF to well-up behind the obstruction producing increasing pressure and hydrocephalus. Relieve the obstruction or shunting the ventricle will relieve the hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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What could casuse a fleshy mass growing behind the optic nerve?

What could casuse a fleshy mass growing behind the optic nerve?

Multiple things: Jerry and carol shields presented data on orbital tumors at the 2002 montgomery lecture. A variety of tumors and pseudotumors can involve the orbit. In this series of 1264 lesions, 64% were benign and 36% were malignant. The percentage of malignant tumors increased with age, with malignancies being common in older patients because of the higher incidence of lymphoma a metastasis. ...Read more

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Apart from a mass or obstruction what could cause a flat stool.

Apart from a mass or obstruction what could cause a flat stool.

Flat stool: Flat stool shape may occur in people with irritable bowel syndrome and infrequently with diverticulitis possibly related to spasm. These would be temporary occurrences, and with persistently flat stools, especially if a change in the prior usual stool shapes, colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy would be indicated to check for obstructing lesions like growths or scarring of the colon. ...Read more

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2.0 CM mass rt upper pole of thyroid, marked lt enlargement. Cause of enlargement? Surgery?

2.0 CM mass rt upper pole of thyroid, marked lt enlargement. Cause of enlargement? Surgery?

Surgery, yes: Sometimes ultrasounds and scans can show if they are cancerous or not, but a biopsy is better to evaluate that. Many thyroid masses are not cancerous, but when they start to affect your ability to swallow, then they should probably come out. ...Read more

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How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

There is no: Way to determine that without having a medical evaluation -- but adrenal masses rarely cause pain. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a large septated mass with unknown etiology to form on my right ovary? What questions should I ask my gyn?

What could cause a large septated mass with unknown etiology to form on my right ovary? What questions should I ask my gyn?

Do we go in?: My first and second choices would be endometriosis. The first question you need to ask your physician is, "do we go in and remove the mass for diagnostic / therapeutic purposes? ". ...Read more