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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
What does this means " apicolordotic view shows increased density in the left suprahilar and linear densities in the periphery"?
CT chest will easily answer this question. You want to discuss this with your doc.
Avoid contrast, if your doc agrees. ...Read more
Rn said today my mamm results showed 5mm density and this don't make sense to me she said they are calling it a lymphnode? What does that mean.
My urine always is dark in colour, with an oily foamy texture, and its density makes it sink to the bottom of my toilette. I have many other symptoms
Sounds like: Its time to have blood work and a urinalysis for a better answer to your multiple complaints ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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