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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)?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"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
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
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?
White crescent shaped bump along bottom of iris. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmintosa (not severe). Had shingles in eye within last 6 months.
began having crescent shaped stool and other strange shapes. Have been taking bentyl since January. No blood or family history of cancer. Any issues?
Stop Bentyl & see: Bentyl 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, call your doctor. ...Read more
On my cheeks there are reddish-brown lines that's like a drawing(shaped like a small smiley face).please help im
scared of what it signifies.
Picture is worth...: at least a diagnosis. Rashes can be hard without a picture and some basic information but typically a rash described like this is from a virus and benign (not serious), thinking Fifth's disease, Coxsackie, Roseola Lyme disease is a potential if geographically makes sense ...Read more
Special training: When skin is cut, the elastic nature pulls cut edges away from each other. With an "x" wound, you have corners pulling away creating an irregular wound. If in a location that people can see (face, neck, etc.) than a well trained plastic surgeon is needed to help find the best way to close it. If this is not feasible, then using modern wound healing wil get it to close but it may not be pretty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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