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What is fibroglandular density and should I be corncern?

What is fibroglandular density and should I be corncern?

Density: It is not indicative of cancer or any other malignancy but I would suggest you ask the physician who ordered the San or X-ray ...Read more

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What is a "suspicious density"?

What is a "suspicious density"?

Density: This means they have seen something on examination - CT, ultrasound, X-ray, MRI that warrants looking into further. They are not able to say with certainty if it is abnormal, malignant or benign. ...Read more

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What's a good way to lessen the density of one's scat?

What's a good way to lessen the density of one's scat?

Not clear: I'm not completely clear whether you might mean you are very constipated, and your bowel movements are very hard? If this is what you mean, you might be able to help it by increasing fluids -- drinking clear water at least 8 glasses per day. Also you can add plenty of fruits and vegetables in meals. Prunes can help constipation also. If this isn't what you meant, please rephrase & ask again. ...Read more

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Increased density in the fibroglandular parenchyma. What does it mean?

Increased density in the fibroglandular parenchyma. What does it mean?

Foreign language!: I'm guessing you are referring to a mammogram, but I could be totally wrong. "parenchyma" is the "representative tissue, " i.e., the tissue that normally lives in the area being studied. Fibroglandular refer to tissue made up of glands (milk glands) and fiber. This could as easily have been stated as "patient has dense breast tissue." that would be common in a 40-year-old woman. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What is the ideal conjugation density during bioconjugation reactions?

Chemistry question: What is the ideal conjugation density during bioconjugation reactions? ANS: This will depend on what you are trying to conjugate. There must be an answer in your text book. ...Read more

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What does new asymmetrical density findings on a mammogram report mean?

What does new asymmetrical density findings on a mammogram report mean?

Needs Further Eval: Asymmetry implies that there may be an underlying tumor where the breast tissue is more prominent. The next step is to get a diagnostic mammogram +/- ultrasound to see if this is just a "shadow" or an abnormality that warrants a biopsy (these turn out to be shadows most of the time). Please discuss this further with the doctor that ordered your mammogram. ...Read more

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What fluid would have the density of the average density of embrionic fluid?

Embryonic fluid dens: Hmm. I don't know if this has been studied. But l would go to the Handbook of Chemicals and look it up. Or we can chat and I can tell you how to do it. ...Read more

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What do the findings of "scattered fibroglandular densities" from a mammogram mean?

What do the findings of "scattered fibroglandular densities" from a mammogram mean?

Less dense breasts: There are different levels of density, or thickness, of breast tissue. Scattered fibroglandular densities means that your breasts are not dense. It will be easier to see any abnormalities on your images. ...Read more

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Please answer: what means ill marginated focal asymmetry of low density in mammogram? Should I be worry?

Please answer: what means ill marginated focal asymmetry of low density in mammogram? Should I be worry?

Probably not.: A focal asymmetry is one that is seen in 2 views on a mammogram (the top down view and the side to side). "low density" means if is more likely to be benign (not malignant). But it must be further evaluated with additional mammographic views, ultrasound and rarely MRI may be required. A six month follow up mammogram may be recommended if the work up determines that it is 97% likely to be benign. ...Read more

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On a dignastic mammagram what does the with irregular mean or refer to when it says a irregular focal asymmetric density found.

On a dignastic mammagram what does the with irregular mean or refer to when it says a irregular focal asymmetric density found.

Shape: Irregular refers to the shape, as opposed to round or oval, for example. Irregular implies a higher level of suspicion. Speak with your doc, this may need biopsy. ...Read more

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What are the possible conditions for lung densities?

What are the possible conditions for lung densities?

Any form of tissue: More dense than air filled alveoli, i.e. any type of fibrous/scar tissue resulting from response to any type of infection, injury, cancer, etc. Thus all very non-specific, general, anything which would not transmit X-Ray or other imaging method as well as normal lung. Http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/362787-overview offers an overview. ...Read more

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What causes hypo densities on the liver and kidneys?

What causes hypo densities on the liver and kidneys?

Here are some. ..: Hypo-densities as revealed in US or CT or MRI usually denote a hollow space filled with either water-like fluid or fatty tissue or. .., which suggests less likely to have malignancy. But for individual situation, ask Doc timely for detailing... ...Read more

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What is the meaning of Suspicious densities both apices & bibasal hyperaeration on xray?

What is the meaning of Suspicious densities both apices & bibasal hyperaeration on xray?

May be old infection: The apical densities may be old infections. The hyperaeraeration can be lung disease but your best bet is a to see a lung specialist. This may be nothing. Old infection like tuberculosis could be considered. ...Read more

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What are the pssible causes of calcification densities in the liver?

What are the pssible causes of calcification densities in the liver?

Harmless: Unless your radiologist tells you otherwise, this is usually old histoplasmosis that's fully healed. We see a lot of it here in kansas city. It's nothing at all to worry about. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of densities in right apex?

What is the meaning of densities in right apex?

? TB? Tumor: If you mean radiologic densities in the right apex of the lung, it warrants exclusion of tuberculosis or a tumor. ...Read more

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What does density in lungs mean?

What does density in lungs mean?

Density in the lung: Is a very generic nonspecific term...it means that there is something in the lung on xray or CT that could be almost anything, form normal to abnormal, from innocuous to serious. ...Read more

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How can I increase sperm density?

How can I increase sperm density?

Here are some...: May be and may not possible depending on its potential causes. Examples: Correcting varicocele or taking hormone-related drugs may help improve sperm count to a degree for some. So, be checked since 50% of infertility from females' factors, 30% from males, & 20% from both. So, ask local doc or contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish... ...Read more

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What does low density in your lungs mean?

What does low density in your lungs mean?

Not sure: I am not sure. What are you specifically referring to? A finding on chest xray or chest CT? ...Read more

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Reticular and hazy densities at upper right lobe?

Reticular and hazy densities at upper right lobe?

Infection?: If you are describing findings on a ct of the chest report, then a reticular density or opacity may suggest infection, including tuberculosis. See your doctor to correlate with physical exam and labs. ...Read more

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How does high density lipoprotein leads to diabetes?

How does high density lipoprotein leads to diabetes?

It does not: Low hdl-cholesterol does not cause diabetes. However, diabetes is often associated with low hdl-cholesterol and other abnormalities of lipids and lipoproteins. The derangements of lipids and lipoproteins commonly seen with diabetes is one of the major drivers of increased cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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How to decrease your ldls (low density lipoproteins)?

How to decrease your ldls (low density lipoproteins)?

Lower blood sugar: High cholesterol is linked to high Insulin levels and hormonal changes as a result of it. I suggest not mixing animal protein with starch but veggies. Also cardio and yoga and fish oil or flax seed oil to raise your good cholesterol (hdl). Also get a particle size to see if your dense LDL is high or the larger size. ...Read more

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What's best high density lipoprotein cholesterol range?

What's best high density lipoprotein cholesterol range?

Higher the better: Acceptable hdl-c traditionally has a lower level in men of 40 mg/dl and 50 mg/dl in women. But generally, the higher the better. The problem is that our current therapies (lifestyle and drugs) have minimal to modest impact on raising hdl-c. Future agents may be more effective, but the proof of improved outcome will be needed. Plus, all hdl-c may not be alike, some more functional than others. ...Read more

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How common are low-level density lesions in the liver?

How common are low-level density lesions in the liver?

Liver lesions: Liver cysts are actually fairly common, there are other causes that are not so benign. Often it is best to have complimentary studies such as an ultrasound and MRI to best evaluate the cause. ...Read more

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What is mean by non calcified soft tissue density mass?

What is mean by non calcified soft tissue density mass?

See below.: This is a "lump" or tumor of tissue that does not have calcium in it. The significance of the wording depends upon what the radiologist is describing. Whether a tumor is a bad tumor or a benign tumor is impossible to say with only this description. ...Read more