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Does shave biopsy can diagnose melanoma? Is it accurate diagnose?

Does shave biopsy can diagnose melanoma?
Is it accurate diagnose?

Yes: Shave biopsy can provide enough tissue to make a diagnosis of melanoma although it is not recommended because it can make it difficult to determine the depth of melanoma invasion, accurately. A re-biopsy(wide excision) is recommended to make sure that the residue cells left behind can be adequately excised. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Can we diagnose ileocecal tuberculosis by colonoscopy?

Can we diagnose ileocecal tuberculosis by colonoscopy?

Depends: If the scope can be navigated to the cecum and a biopsy taken of the affected tissue and examined by a pathologist, TB can be diagnosed. Not finding TB on the biopsy will not exclude the disease if the affected tissue was not biopsied, e.g., if the lesion is in the ileum and not the cecum. ...Read more

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Can incipient cataracts be diagnosed with a slit-lamp examination? Any additional tests required if slit lamp doesn't reveal anything?

Can incipient cataracts be diagnosed with a slit-lamp examination? Any additional tests required if slit lamp doesn't reveal anything?

Yes. No. : Diagnosis of a cataract, whether incipient or otherwise, is best done through a dilated pupil under slit lamp examination by a trained ophthalmologist. Additional testing may be performed to ascertain impact on vision, however nothing else is required to diagnose. ...Read more

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Is inflamatory breast cancer diagnosed visually?

Is inflamatory breast cancer diagnosed visually?

Inflam. Breast Ca: There are certain visual clues on physical exam which may raise suspicion for an inflammatory breast cancer. However, like all other breast cancers, the definitive diagnosis of inflammatory breast cancer is made with a biopsy. For inflammatory breast cancer, it's important that the biopsy includes the skin in the area. ...Read more

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How is trichomonas vaginalis diagnosed? Is a pap test also able to diagnose it?

How is trichomonas vaginalis diagnosed? Is a pap test also able to diagnose it?

An STD: Trichomonas is a sexually-transmitted infection that can cause vaginal discharge and irritation. It may show up on a pap test, but a better test for diagnosis is to examine a swab of vaginal secretions under the microscope. The organism can be seen and treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?

Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?

Yes: If your physician can biopsy the warts then the cause can be determined accurately. If you want to avoid this you can get blood tests for syphillis to make sure you do not have syphillis. ...Read more

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How are genital warts typically diagnosed?

How are genital warts typically diagnosed?

Warts: Usually diagnosed by physical exam and biopsy at times. Specially if they have atypical features. ...Read more

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Can an ENT diagnose cancer?

Can an ENT diagnose cancer?

Cancer: Yes---ent doctors are the most expert in diagnosing and treating (surgery) cancer of the head, throat, and neck areas. They also treat skin cancer of head, face and neck. ...Read more

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Can a pap smear detected any STD infections ?

Yes.: A pap smear can detect the presence of human papilloma virus infections, the presence of trichomonas and possible herpes infections. ...Read more

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Can you have HPV without warts ?

Can you have HPV without warts ?

Yes: Two of the 4 best known strains of hpv produce warts & 2 do not. The non wart strains are better known for their association with abnormal pap smears & cervical cancer. There are dozens of other strains not associated with either. ...Read more

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Can hsv 2 cause an abnormal pap smear .

Can hsv 2 cause an abnormal pap smear .

Pap test: Infections such as HSV, candida or trichomona can cause abnormalities in the epithelial cells that can mimic the changes seen in precancer lesions. Also they may accompany such lesions and warrant close search. Since HPV causes the precancer lesions and is also sexually transmitted many of the risk factors for one apply to the other. ...Read more

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Do dermatologists preform the Genital HPV tests?

They can: Primary care physicians, gynecologists, and urologists are another group that will encounter, diagnose and treat this problem. ...Read more

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Are genital warts curable ?

Are genital warts curable ?

Yes: Most people will clear all the warts but it is more difficult if they are extensive or have been present for a long time because they may have spread to areas where they are not even visible. ...Read more

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How is benign prostatic hyperplasia diagnosed by digital rectal examination?

How is benign prostatic hyperplasia diagnosed by digital rectal examination?

Consistency: Benign enlargement the gland gets enlarged almost 3 finger size, may not able to reach upper end of prostate, the central grove will disappears, consistency is not hard like malignancy, your urologist is an expert who has knowledge to distinguish from other conditions, finally if needed will do a biopsy to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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Can Schamberg's Disease be diagnosed without biopsy?

Can Schamberg's Disease be diagnosed without biopsy?

No really: This disease also know as progresive pigmentary dermatosis is the most common cause of capillaries so the clinical picture of this pigmented purpuric dermatosis help whoever the only way to get a correct diagnosis is for Biopsy in the skin ...Read more

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