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I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

EDG findings: Adrenal tumors are often benign, ct/ultrasound is often beneficial in the determination. Your egd findings suggest gastritis (erythema) , and nodular duodenitis. Both are usually benign in your age group. Occasionally a biopsy of these areas may warrant repeat endoscopic evaluation in the future if the pathology suggests tissue changes that could be premalignant. ...Read more

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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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I have a nodule on the duodenum of 22mm and it is flat. What does this mean. Can it turn into cancer if not removed?

I have a nodule on the duodenum of 22mm and it is flat.  What does this mean. Can it turn into cancer if not removed?

Nobody knows: I don't know what it is- it could be many things. If possible, a biopsy or surgical procedure to remove it should be done - especially if there are symptoms related to it- i.e. Bleeding etc. ...Read more

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What's an itchy nodule in upper abdomen?

What's an itchy nodule in upper abdomen?

It's difficult to: Diagnose without seeing the actual nodule. It could be a boil, a wart , a sebaceous/ fatty cyst, a lipoma/ fatty tumor with inflammation or eczema on top. Only your dr can give u an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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I have a couple of hard, nodular lumps in upper abdomen 3 years painful if pressed pain is sharp and goes through to back. Is it a lipoma?

I have  a couple of hard, nodular  lumps in upper abdomen   3 years painful if pressed  pain is sharp and goes through to back. Is it a lipoma?

Need 2 Be Seen: Lipomas are the most common cause of lumps under the skin (in the subq space), however they rarely cause shooting pain on palpation as you describe. I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more

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Localized nodularity of the mucosa noted on duodenal bulb. Cold forceps biopsies were performed. What does this mean?

Duodenal nodularity: Mdt045H929 ~ this just7 means that the gastroentologist saw some tissue that looked a tad abnormal and did a biopsy which is standard of practice to do. He will report on the pathology but duodenal cancer is extremely extremely rare. This is due to hyperacidity. Dont worry! thanks ...Read more

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Duodenal bulb were 2 areas of erosion with erythema and denuding of folds into the second and third portions of the duodenum?

Duodenal bulb were 2 areas of erosion with erythema and denuding of folds into the second and third portions of the duodenum?

H PYLORI?: I would recommend getting copies of your reports and making sure they did biopsied for h pylori. Also blood work for hpylori ig G and IG m and still for HPYLORI x 3 samples And blood work for celiac disease. You may benefit from a ppi like protonix (pantoprazole). And a gluten free diet. WholeApproach.com. Gutbliss.com ...Read more

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Egd done, was told stomach still have some food, given that, would have they seen the duodenum bulb? Or they will order another egd?Biopsy 4 h.Pl ...

Should have seen ok: Most of the time, even if there is some food in the stomach, the endoscopy can be completed and the duodenum visualized adequately. Certainly a biopsy for h.Pylori could be done. If there is a lot of food present often the stomach can't be examined well and the scope may need to be repeated. ...Read more

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Is a nodule that is 6mm considered big?

What type of : Nodule? In what part of the body? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nodule?

Firm mass: Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual and not medical terminology. ...Read more

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What is a skin nodule?

What is a skin nodule?

Type of growth: Skin nodule is a type of growth that developes as a symptom of certain skin conditions. ...Read more

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What is a neoplastic nodule?

It means possibly ca: Neoplasm or neoplastic is another way of saying 'cancer'. ...Read more

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What do gastric nodules indicate?

What do gastric nodules indicate?

Possible gastrinomas: Gastric nodules should refer to mucosal lesions and not metastatic nodular lesions to perigastric lymph nodes. In this case lesions of the stomach present as ulcerating processes or exophytic masses from a growing cancer. Nodules usually indicate benign lesions or nodular lesions such as gastrinomas such as found in islet cell tumor of the pancreas. ...Read more

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What is a 15 mm pleural-based nodule?

A nodule on pleura: This is what is says. A 15 mm nodule or mass seen to be on or closely associate withe the pleura or lining of the lung or chest wall. Ie it is not with in the lung itself. ...Read more

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Please tell me what an adrenal nodule is?

Please tell me what an adrenal nodule is?

Adrenal nodule: is a small mass in the adrenal gland. The vast majority of adrenal nodules incidentally detected on imaging studies are benign adenomas. These require no treatment, and generally have characteristic appearances on CT and MRI that enable a confident diagnosis without biopsy. If they don't have these characteristics, they may need follow up or biopsy because neoplasm/cancer is a possibility. ...Read more

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What should I do about my thryoid nodule?

What should I do about my thryoid nodule?

May need biopsy: Most thyroid nodules are benign. However, tests are done to make sure it is not a cancer. This may involve an ultrasound-guided biopsy. A radionucleotide thyroid scan may be performed. If the nodule is one of many in a multinodular goiter, there is less concern. An endocrinologist is in the best position to guide you and help make the right decisions. ...Read more

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Is it bad if the nodule is hypervascular?

It is a risk factor: A hypervascular thyroid nodule has an increased risk of being malignant. However, the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign. If it's growing, or bigger than 1.5 cm, it should be biopsied. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more