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Doctor insights on: Cystic Fibrouses

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Dr. Troy Reyna Dr. Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
40 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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My son has chronic lung problems and constipation should he be tested for cystic fibrouses?

My son has chronic lung problems and constipation should he be tested for cystic fibrouses?

Yes: Cystic fibrosis can present with a myriad of symptoms. You do not have to be of northern european descent to be at risk. A simple sweat chloride test can be done if your child is over two months old and able to sweat. Of course other conditions may be to blame. Reflux can cause chronic respiratory symptoms and affect dietary intake that may result in constipation or complicate it. ...Read more

Dr. Marina Landa Dr. Landa
Pathology
28 years in practice
Chuvash State University Medical Faculty
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Please tell me what is a benign cystic taratoma?

Please tell me what is a benign cystic taratoma?

Dermoid cyst: A cystic teratoma is a type of tumor that arises from egg or sperm cells, in the ovaries or testicles. Teratomas can contain undeveloped tissue or a number of different kinds of mature tissue, including fat, hair, teeth, gland and muscle. A cystic teratoma may also be described as a mature teratoma, or a dermoid cyst. It is more likely to contain well-defined types of benign tissue. ...Read more

Dr. Wesley Marquart Dr. Marquart
Surgery
14 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

Complex cyst: A simple cyst is a fluid filled sac. A complex cyst may have internal septations which are walls separating the cyst into different compartments. Lesion is a generic term for an abnormal growth. ...Read more

Dr. Bruce J. Stringer Dr. Stringer
Radiology
43 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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What is a hypoechoic cystic lesion?

What is a hypoechoic cystic lesion?

Indeterminate: A true cyst on ultrasound is, by definition, echo free or anechoic. A hypoechoic nodule has low level internal echoes that are less than surrounding tissue but not actually a cyst. So the finding is indeterminate. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Elkhalil Dr. Elkhalil
Podiatry
18 years in practice
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey Dr. Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
25 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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How can I prevent cystic hermangiomas?

How can I prevent cystic hermangiomas?

Don't know of any: As far as i know cystic hemangiomas are cysts filled with fluid or blood that can be found in the spleen or liver, etc. They occur spontaneously. I am not aware of anyway to prevent them. ...Read more

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Dr. Abdul Ahmed Dr. Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery
37 years in practice
University of the Punjab, Allama Iqbal Medical College
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How to remove multi septated cystic lesion?

Cystic Lesion: It depends where this lesion is. You should see your pcp who can refer you to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Sturgis Dr. Sturgis
Pathology
25 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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Can you tell me about poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Can you tell me about poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Hormonal disorder: Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. Infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods, excess hair growth, acne and obesity can all occur in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. The exact cause is unknown. I am attaching a good link. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/symptoms/con-20028841. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Is there a link between pco and poly cystic kidney?

Is there a link between pco and poly cystic kidney?

Just the name: Polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys are unrelated. The former is poorly-understood and probably a reaction pattern. The latter is a variable group of genetic diseases. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Many do: Pcos often interferes with fertility to some degree but effected women can and do have kids. It makes it a bit harder for you to control the where or when if you are not sure you are ovulating at a specific time. If you just let nature figure it out and don't worry about it it can happen (if your not using birth control). ...Read more

Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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Female with 34 years age with cystic submandibular node?

Female with 34 years age with cystic submandibular node?

Need more info: May not be lymph node, may be in submandibular salivary glands , could benign but need work up and and some times removal for biopsy , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling Dr. Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
36 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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What is subarticular cystic changes and what do they do for it ?

What is subarticular cystic changes and what do they do for it ?

These are usually : Seen as secondary changes relatd to arthritic changes to the overlying joint-subarticular means below the joint surface. There is nothing specifically to do for them but to treat the arthritis as indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond Dr. Diamond
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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What to do if i may be baby sitting a child with cystic fybrosis?

What to do if i may be baby sitting a child with cystic fybrosis?

Nothing special: probably no big deal,but make sure that the medicines are given,if necessary.also make sure that the breathing is normal ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott Dr. Ott
Emergency Medicine
16 years in practice
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
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What is a complicated cystic ovarian lesion and what are its risks?

What is a complicated cystic ovarian lesion and what are its risks?

Many things: Melanie, a complex ovarian cyst could be many things. Most likely, it is a hemorrhagic cyst (a cyst that bled). Other possibilities could be an infection, or far less likely an ovarian tumor (these are rare). I'm sure your doctor recommended follow up scans, so just follow up as they recommend. If you develop worsening or changing symptoms, call them and let them know. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mele Dr. Mele
Surgery - Plastics
28 years in practice
UC Davis School of Medicine
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What does a complex cystic mass mean with multiple thicken septation ?

What does a complex cystic mass mean with multiple thicken septation ?

Visual description: A cyst is a single "bubble" like a balloon. The outer layer consists of cells and connective tissue. The center is not solid, instead of living cells the center is soft and filled with fluid or a thick cream. A complex cyst has dividers (septae) running through it, or can be thought of as a collection of cysts. It like a collection of balloons packed together. ...Read more

Dr. Vinay Pampati Dr. Pampati
Orthopedic Surgery
13 years in practice
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
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The results of my x Ray reads cystic distal end of the clavide. What does this mean.

The results of my x Ray reads cystic distal end of the clavide. What does this mean.

Overuse : This usually means arthritis of the ac joint or an overuse condition called osteolysis of the distal clavicle. This is seen in heavy weightlifting ...Read more

Dr. Mark Kuhnke Dr. Kuhnke
Surgery
36 years in practice
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
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I have a cystic mass in my right adnexea with an ap diameter of 35mm, what does it mean ?

I have a cystic mass in my right adnexea with an ap diameter of 35mm, what does it mean ?

Common: You have a small cystic mass, probably in your ovary. Usually related to post egg expulsion cyst (corpus luteum cyst.) probably self limited.If it causes symptoms alert your provider. Your doctor will keep this finding in mind, and may request a follow up sonogram or exam in the future. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Myron Arlen Dr. Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
60 years in practice
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I have a 0.3x0 2x1.5 CM complex cystic mass with multiple thicken septation what does this means?

I have a 0.3x0 2x1.5 CM complex cystic mass with multiple thicken septation what does this means?

Potential Ca: I assume the cyst is ovarian in origin. Such cyst are epitherlial in origin and have potential to convert to Ca. Markers such as Ca 19.9 are only of value in monitoring and not for dx. If scans show lesion enlarging and if reaching 5 cm. then resection indicated due to high rate of malignant transformation. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel Dr. Bonuel
Internal Medicine
34 years in practice
Far Eastern University, Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
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Need advice on birds nest (broken) and cystic structures in left adnexal region 6yrs what could it be?

Need advice on birds nest (broken) and cystic structures in left adnexal region 6yrs what could it be?

Follow up with ur : Gyn and get checked for ovarian /dermoid cyst -likely benign etc. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=7738. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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