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Can you provide an exhaustive list of all possible causes of crescent-shaped thin stool (excl. Rectal cancer b/c i just had lar a month ago)?

Can you provide an exhaustive list of all possible causes of crescent-shaped thin stool (excl. Rectal cancer b/c i just had lar a month ago)?

Short list: Assuming your anastomosis is fine and not stenotic the most common cause is your muscles around your anal canal (schinter muscles and puburectalis) are not relaxing appropriately during defecation (animus). The best test for this is a voiding proctogram but would wait 6 to 8 weeks from your surgery (lar) to have this done. ...Read more

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"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown). ?

"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown). ?

Corneal arcus: In many, over the years, lipid seeps out of the blood and collects at the edge of the cornea as an arc. This is totally benign and is a surface change. The iris, which provides the basic color to the eye, is inside the eye and is not affected by this although it is underneath. ...Read more

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I have pits below my eyes i.E. There are crescent-shaped depressions below both eyes. Both depressions are quite dark.What can I do to get rid of them?

I have pits below my eyes i.E. There are crescent-shaped depressions below both eyes. Both depressions are quite dark.What can I do to get rid of them?

Get some sleep: Dark circles around the eyes or depressions as you mentioned can be due to multiple causes which include lack of sleep , use of stimulants like caffeine nicotine dehydration, anemia and allergies. Make sure you get adequate restful sleep stay hydrated and cut back on stimulant. See your doctor to get checked for allergies and anemia. ...Read more

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Firm, non-tender, crescent-shaped lump above total thyroidectomy scar three weeks post-op. Would massage be of benefit, or should I give it time?

Firm, non-tender, crescent-shaped lump above total thyroidectomy scar three weeks post-op.  Would massage be of benefit, or should I give it time?

Yes: massage+time: This may benefit from time and massage. However there may be another minor problem such as suture abscess or hematoma. This may require incision and drainage or aspiration or injection. Your surgeon is the best person to determine this. ...Read more

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White crescent shaped bump along bottom of iris. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmintosa (not severe). Had shingles in eye within last 6 months.

White crescent shaped bump along bottom of iris. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmintosa (not severe). Had shingles in eye within last 6 months.

Seek exam: This could be so many things, most of them would be nothing to worry about. But, any bump should probably be seen by an ophthalmologist just to be sure. ...Read more

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began having crescent shaped stool and other strange shapes. Have been taking bentyl (dicyclomine) since January. No blood or family history of cancer. Any issues?

began having crescent shaped stool and other strange shapes. Have been taking bentyl (dicyclomine) since January. No blood or family history of cancer. Any issues?

Stop Bentyl (dicyclomine) & see: Bentyl (dicyclomine) slows down bowel motility and thus may lead to constipation. Stop it for a few days and see your bowel movement returns to normal. If diarrhea had been a problem before, perhaps a lower dose may work better. If the bowel movement remains abnormal after a week off of Bentyl (dicyclomine), call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is streptococcus shaped that way?

Why is anything?: Why is anything shaped the way it is? The shape is adapted to the function and to evolutionary survival. ...Read more

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How can I get a v-shaped torso?

How can I get a v-shaped torso?

The sexy V: The sexy v every man wants is based on large strong latissimus dorsi muscles, toned oblique abdominals and a narrow waist. A diet and exercise program with particular attention to lat pull downs, rows, oblique crunches and cardio will get you well on your way. If you have trouble spots (for example the love handles) smartlipo is the best way to define the lower part of the v. ...Read more