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My mammogram had irregular high density with indistinct margins at 1oclock...Having soreness also in the same breast (left) soreness has now spread?

My mammogram had irregular high density with indistinct margins at 1oclock...Having soreness also in the same breast (left) soreness has now spread?

Was the density: seen on a screening mammogram? You will probably need extra views and maybe an ultrasound. Most of the time this turns out to be nothing of concern. ...Read more

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My E.S.R. rate is at 53. I have about 2 tender to touch glands both sides starting at arm pit down on sides. Hurt when I press. Have them for 7 weeks.

My E.S.R. rate is at 53. I have about 2 tender to touch glands both sides starting at arm pit down on sides. Hurt when I press. Have them for 7 weeks.

And your question is: So far we know you have an elevated ESR indicating a likely acute inflammatory reaction of some type supported by your report of swollen lymph glands (i.e. lyphmadenopathy) which are painful to touch. But that's where the story ends. They will not go away without treatment. I suspect you are following with someone otherwise, how would you know the sed rate. Plan to biopsy I imagine? Good luck. ...Read more

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V tender over g'bladdr. U/s of abdo normal. Pain under lower ribs. Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

V tender over g'bladdr.  U/s of abdo normal.  Pain under lower ribs.  Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

Possible: There are other tests to look at your gallbladder so if your symptoms point in this direction you should pursue these. All the best. ...Read more

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Are crowns tender to bite down on?

Are crowns tender to bite down on?

Ideally not but: Newly inserted crowns may be tender to biting pressures. This usually occurs when the bite needs to be further adjusted. It can also occur if the nerve of the tooth is inflamed. Crowns that have been in your mouth awhile and were not previously tender, but become tender, may reflect any one of a number of problems. You should be comfortable and therefore call and have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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Brest been sore an tender?

Brest been sore an tender?

Antibiotics : You may need antibiotics but it could be another skin problem. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Chest tender to the touch what is this?

Chest tender to the touch what is this?

Shingles?: If this is one-sided, there is a good chance that skin pain in a 4-inch wide stripe around from the back or flank to the chest with or without rash could be shingles. If you catch it early, shingles could just be itchy, irritated, painful skin. If you wait, the more-painful rash can pop out and spread. Shingles can hurt so much, you don't even want the sheets to touch your skin. Check it out! ...Read more

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Is appendicitis ALWAYS painful and tender?

Is appendicitis ALWAYS painful and tender?

Almost: I try very hard to always "always" and "never." Yes I've seen painless appendicitis rarely but there are usually other clues. History of anorexia, constipation and malaise are prominent. Elevated WBC with lseft shift is prominent and even the "painless" abdomen when approached carefully will demonstrate some rebound tenderness and guarding. Fortunately we do have CT scanning - about 90% accurate. ...Read more

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Lower adomnial pain, and my bres t seem to be tender, ?

Lower adomnial pain, and my bres t  seem to be tender, ?

Pain: The breast tenderness is usually hormonal. Are you coming up on your cycle? pregnancy a possibility? The abdominal pain might be unrelated. Any other symptoms like diarrhea, constipation? ...Read more

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Husbands left testical is tender. He's embarrassed to go to dr. What could it be?

Husbands left testical is tender. He's embarrassed to go to dr. What could it be?

Needs evaluation!: Take him in - even if he's shy! he could have an infection in a part of the testicle. But my worry with any testicular change is malignancy. Ultrasound is a painless way to look at the testicle and be sure that there are no tumors. I don't want to frighten you, but they say some people would rather "die of embarrassment" than be examined. Don't let shyness get in the way here. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What causes tender swollen lymp node?

What causes tender swollen lymp node?

Several things: Lymph nodes are a site of inflammatory response and immune reaction. Swollen, tender lymph nodes are a common response to bacterial or viral infection. Lymph nodes can also enlarge and become tender in certain autoimmune diseases. Lymphoma is a type of tumor that develops in lymph nodes and finally certain types of cancer will "drain" cells into a lymph nodes and spread to those nodes. ...Read more

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What are tender spots in fibromyalgia?

What are tender spots in fibromyalgia?

Biopsy not show infl: The myofascial tender spots do not show changes in biopsy histology. There are a lot of theories - it appears to be related to muscular pain and may be related to de-conditioning. Other thoughts have been suggested - neuro-electrical impulses, metabolic muscle changes but all is conjecture. ...Read more

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How does it feel to have tender nipples?

How does it feel to have tender nipples?

Mild to severe: Nipple tenderness is not uncommon following prolonged stimulation, or in response to hormone changes, common following breast augmentation, as an early sign of pregnancy, etc. Discuss the nature of the tenderness with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts so tender all of a sudden?

Why are my breasts so tender all of a sudden?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. http://www. ...Read more

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My breasts are tender could this mean npregnancy?

My breasts are tender could this mean npregnancy?

Possibly.: If you have had unprotected intercourse - that is one possibility. If you have missed your period - you can take a pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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What is tender abdomen?

What is tender abdomen?

Abdominal tenderness: A tender abdomen means that ones belly is sore. It might hurt when you lightly or deeply touch it, when you're exercising or simply then something comes in contact with it...Such as a belt. ...Read more

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