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Causes & treatment of reactive follicular hyperplasia of lymph node?

Causes & treatment of reactive follicular hyperplasia of lymph node?

Often unexplained: Most young adults have at least one palpable lymph node in the neck, and if it's sampled, it usually shows follicular hyperplasia. We usually don't find the cause and assume it was just a though node fighting germs. If a cause is found, it's often hiv, rheumatoid arthritis, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, or common variable immunodeficiency. ...Read more

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Can reactive hyperplasia turn into lymphoma?

Can reactive hyperplasia turn into lymphoma?

No...: The general answer is no. However, certain types of hyperplasia may accompany or precede lymphomas. For example, progressive transformation of germinal centers, a form of hyperplasia, has a known association with hodgkin lymphoma; however, most people with ptgc do not develop lymphoma. Other examples exist. Reactive hyperplasia is not a premalignant condition. ...Read more

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Can moderate thymic hyperplasia cause serious symptoms and what diseases is it associated with?

Can moderate thymic hyperplasia cause serious symptoms and what diseases is it associated with?

Not Serious: Thymic Hyperplasia means enlargement of Thymus and is not a cause for concern most of time as it enlarges in adolescent and than in following decades it atrophies 2/3rd of patients with Mysthenia Gravis have Thymic Hypertrophy It can be differentiated with Thymoma,the tomor of Thums Gland by MRI Imaging ...Read more

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I have thymic hyperplasia..is this a serious condition and what symptoms does it cause. Does it have potential to develop into something serious?

Rare condition: You should discuss this with your doctor. The conditions myasthesia gravis and red cell aplasia are what I remember could be associated with this. ...Read more

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Can late onset congenital hyperplasia cause addison's disease?

Can late onset congenital hyperplasia cause addison's disease?

Not really: Addison's disease is adrenal cortical failure due to injury, ablation or autoimmune disorders of adrenal gland or pituitary gland under-production of acth occurring in all genders & ages. Cah occurs mostly in ashkenazi jews, occurs in women in early to mid-adulthood & results in overproduction of androgens (male hormones). These are different disorders. See: http://www.Nadf.Us/diseases/cah.Htm. ...Read more

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I just checked the reports of the surgery i had when i was 9 and i was diagnosed with Reactive Follicular Hyperplasia. what does it mean.

I just checked the reports of the surgery i had when i was 9 and i was diagnosed with Reactive Follicular Hyperplasia. what does it mean.

No cancer: All it means is that your lymph nodes were reacting appropriately to an infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What can cause hyperplasia of the pituitary gland?

What can cause hyperplasia of the pituitary gland?

Pituitary: Are you reading a path report? Hyperplasia means proliferation of cells. Pituitary cells can do this for many reasons. Normal physiology, eg. lactating, pregnancy, growth spurt during teens. If you are hypothyroid, your pituitary will increase TSH -cells. Abnormal hormone production (prolactin, ACTH, GH) would involve hyperplasia. The path report must be correlated with the overall picture. ...Read more

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What all could be the potential causes for benign prostatic hyperplasia in young men?

What all could be the potential causes for benign prostatic hyperplasia in young men?

Very unusual: I don't know the cause of BPH in a younger male but it is extremely rare in younger men. Its pretty much a normal finding in elderly men. ...Read more

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My result patology lymph node was reactive follicullar hyperplasia but I have pain in my whole body yet? Whats the matter?

My result patology lymph node was reactive follicullar hyperplasia but I have pain in my whole body yet? Whats the matter?

Not the lymph node: The node is benign -- it was just fighting on your behalf. Your "total body pain" may be anything from fibromyalgia to vitamin d deficiency to lupus to polymyositis to polymyalgia rheumatica to someone who doesn't like you poisoning you with arsenic to many others. A proper history and physical with a few basic labs should identify the cause. Good luck ; stay proactive. ...Read more