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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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What causes hyperplasia of a gland?

What causes hyperplasia of a gland?

Which gland: Different glands have different stimuli to which they respond. Breast responds to sex hormones, adrenal responds to ACTH, some glands enlarge, though not strictly hyper-plastic due to inflammation, e.g. salivary glands. You may view this site: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003441.htm For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. ...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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What is erythroid hyperplasia? What causes it?

What is erythroid hyperplasia? What causes it?

Usually RBC loss: Bone marrow has precursor cells for mature blood cells. The precursors for red cells are called erythroid cells. These cells multiply to produce more red cells. The multiplication process is called hyperplasia. It occurs when body tries to make up for lost red cells. Lost by bleeding or excessive destruction by hemolysis. ...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

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What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Underlying cause: A reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is usually due to another primary problem (ie infection, inflammation etc) the main treatment will be tailored against the underlying cause, should you find one. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Nothing usually: Because reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is a normal immune response typically to an infection. Enlarged tonsils are primarily lymphoid hyperplasia. When the infection subsides the hyperplasia gradually declines. ...Read more

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What is a biopsy result of reactive hyperplasia of lymph nodes?

What is a biopsy result of reactive hyperplasia of lymph nodes?

Benign: When an enlarged lymph node is biopsied or excised and the pathological diagnosis is reactive hyperplasia, it means the the node is reacting to a local infection or other inflammatory stimulus, but that there is no lymphoma or other cancer in the node. Good news! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is congenital adrenal hyperplasia and its effects and cause?

Can you tell me what is congenital adrenal hyperplasia and its effects and cause?

Genetic defect: There is more than one type of inherited enzyme defect that results in lack of normal adrenal hormones and enlargement of the gland. It results in electrolyte abnormalities and defects of sex organs. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia/ds00915. ...Read more

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Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia by caused by not keeping the skin clean?

Infection: Infection results from not keeping the skin clean and can lead to problems with sebaceous cyst requiring surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Can focal nodular hyperplasia (benign liver tumor) cause pain in the right side under the rib?

Can focal nodular hyperplasia (benign liver tumor) cause pain in the right side under the rib?

Yes: If it is large enough and located in a site that would ordinary produce the pain. It can stretch the liver capsule which is quite sensitive. Gallstone disease is a more common cause of pain here and you'll probably want this ruled out; it tends to be colicky and less related to position. ...Read more