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Do you know what exactly a ameloblastoma unicystic is?

Do you know what exactly a ameloblastoma unicystic is?

Jaw tumor: Ameloblastoma is a benign tumor of the jaw. Usually it affects the lower jaw near the molars. Unicystic refers to the shape of it. A head and neck surgeon or an oral maxillofacial surgeon can help you with this tumor. ...Read more

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Hi my name Traci, I have had Ameloblastoma twice and this second time it's not going so well for me. My face constantly stay swelling and the pain is?

Hi my name Traci, I have had Ameloblastoma twice and this second time it's not going so well for me. My face constantly stay swelling and the pain is?

I am sorry: For your troubles...I myself suffer from osteonecrosis of the jaw and I completely understand how upsetting chronic recurring mouth/dental issues are! HOWEVER stick to your EXPERTS (Oral Surgery/Oral Oncologists) and make sure you are being seen BY THE BEST (Your PCP or Oral Care Provider is the best source for info)
Good Luck and BE WELL
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Do I need to find an oral surgeon who specializes in ameloblastoma surgery? I was just diagnosed with ameloblastoma last month, an the oral surgeon I was referred to does not list ameloblastoma surgery as a specialty. This seems like it could be a life-al

Do I need to find an oral surgeon who specializes in ameloblastoma surgery? I was just diagnosed with ameloblastoma last month, an the oral surgeon I was referred to does not list ameloblastoma surgery as a specialty. This seems like it could be a life-al

Maxilofacial: Maxilofacial surgeons are the professionals treating these conditions.
Among them are sub- specialties, specializing in oncology.
You should look for a maxilofacial oncologist.
Good luck! ...Read more

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In 2009, "probable odontoma" found on xray. Ref to OS, he also thinks odontoma. Upper jaw, small, stays same. Could it be ameloblastoma? I read about it....

In 2009, "probable odontoma" found on xray. Ref to OS, he also thinks odontoma. Upper jaw, small, stays same. Could it be ameloblastoma? I read about it....

Not an ameloblastoma: Hi JessiChanc76,
The only way to positively confirm diagnosis is to have the lesion removed and biopsied with a pathologist. It is most likely NOT an ameloblastoma due to the small and unchanging presentation. Ameloblastomas are very aggressive benign tumors. ...Read more

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What exactly is fbs?

What exactly is fbs?

Fasting blood sugar: Blood sugar level after 12 hours of fasting. ...Read more

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What exactly is a crash diet?

What exactly is a crash diet?

Crash diet: A crash diet is not a scientific term. It is generally used to denote a diet that is employed to give rapid weight loss for some specifi goal e.g. Losing weight for an upcoming social function. Crash diets are usually unhealthy diets and are usually unwise to participate in. ...Read more

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How exactly does qigong work?

How exactly does qigong work?

Qi: Qigong movements stretch & strengthen the body. It increases movement of qi (life force), blood, lymphatic and synovial fluids. It balances meridians (qi). ...Read more

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What exactly is mental health?

What exactly is mental health?

Adaptive or not: There are many answers to this, but one way of answering this very broad question is the idea of how adaptive a person's behavior is (or isn't) to social situations, i.e., the context in which the behavior is exhibited. For instance, jumping up and down and yelling during, say, a Catholic mass might be considered maladaptive/ inappropriate, in that context. However, not at all at a sporting event. ...Read more

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What exactly is hemaparalysis?

What exactly is hemaparalysis?

Partial paralysis of: It means paralysis of one side of the body - also refered to as hemiparesis. This can be total or partial. ...Read more

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What exactly is dent's disease?

What exactly is dent's disease?

Genetic disorder: Dent's disease is an x-linked recessive disorder of the proximal renal tubules characterized by hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis, kidney stones, renal failure, and rickets. The specific mutation involves inactivation of a voltage-gated chloride transporter. ...Read more

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What exactly is reye's syndrome?

What exactly is reye's syndrome?

Reye's syndrome: In children, which comes from giving aspirin to a child during a viral infection. Unfortunately, most over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic medications have not been specifically approved for children and frequently carry warnings against using these drugs in children under 16 years of age. ...Read more

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What exactly is peter's anomaly?

What exactly is peter's anomaly?

Corneal Opacities: Peter’s anomaly develops when a fetus is in utero & causes opacity of the cornea / s. ...Read more

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What exactly is mebeous syndrome?

What exactly is mebeous syndrome?

Mobius syndrome: Congenital paralysis of 6th & 7th cranial nerves resulting in facial weakness & abnormal ocular abduction.
Most cases are diagnosed during infancy. The disease is not progressive but no specific treatment. High incidence of associated congenital deformities.
Symptoms may include lack of facial expression, inability to smile.
Feeding, swallowing & chocking problems.
Keeping head back to swallow etc ...Read more

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What exactly is bright's disease?

What exactly is bright's disease?

See below: Bright's disease is named after an english physician of the mid 19th century richard bright. It is any of several kidney diseases marked by Albumin in the urine. ...Read more

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What exactly is barrett's disease?

What exactly is barrett's disease?

Lining changes: Barrett's esophagus is a change in the appearance of the lining of the esophagus. It changes to a lining that one would typically find in the intestine, and not the esophagus. This is generally caused by chronic acid damage of the esophagus lining. Left unchecked, a small percentage will progress to cancer over years. It can be treated with medicine and/or surgery. ...Read more

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What exactly is Gaucher's disease?

What exactly is Gaucher's disease?

It is: A genetic "storage" disease, storing GLYCOGEN a "sugar -like" material in the liver causing enlargement of the organ.

Hope this is helpful
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What exactly makes waste hazardous?

What exactly makes waste hazardous?

Hazardous waste: It is because of what makes up the waste. E.G. Dirty needles, blood products, infected bandages, infected body fluids, radiation, toxic chemicals etc. ...Read more

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What exactly is lluvia de tiroidea?

What exactly is lluvia de tiroidea?

? Thyroid Storm??: Lluvia de tiroides translated as "thyroid rain" using the google translater. So I suspect that this is the spanish term for "thyroid storm". ...Read more

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What is dicyclmine used for exactly?

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What is dicyclmine used for exactly?

IBS: Dicyclomine is an antispasmotic most commonly used to treat ibs attacks. ...Read more

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What exactly is an allergic response?

What exactly is an allergic response?

A reaction: This is your body reacting to what it determines is a foreign protein in your body. Everybody is "programmed" to react to different things or sometimes none at all. So an allergic response is a protective reaction to what your body feels is abnormal. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What exactly is soft tissue thickening?

What exactly is soft tissue thickening?

Skin, fat, tissue: Not bone, not muscle.
Scar or increase in density is thickening. ...Read more

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What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

Parasitic infection: A tropical disease, due to Schistosomiasia, a parasitic disease. See this discussion: https://patient. Info/doctor/schistosomiasis-pro ...Read more

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What exactly is xyy syndrome or disease?

What exactly is xyy syndrome or disease?

Usually non-problem: This is a man with an extra y chromosome. These men tend to be tall and to have more troubles with acne than others. A junk-science paper and a false claim by murderer richard speck popularized the myth that these men tend to criminality. If there are no health problems, xyy almost never gets discovered except by prenatal screening; in the latter case it usually causes no troubles. ...Read more

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What exactly is done when being induced?

What exactly is done when being induced?

Stimulate delivery: Inducing labor is usually done with medications that stimulate the deliver process. The most common medications used for this are protaglandin or oxytocin. This is done in the hospital setting by a trained OB physician. It can be often done as a scheduled delivery and can be performed safely in the right setting. For more information discuss your specific risks benefits with your doctor. ...Read more

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How exactly does a disk become herniated?

How exactly does a disk become herniated?

Wear and tear: A herniated disc occurs when the outer part of the disc weakens allowing the inner fluid filled nucleus to bulge out. It may occur centrally, laterally or both. If the bulge is large or other factors exist, pressure on the spinal cord or a spinal nerve can cause pain, numbness and weakness. The cause is usually wear and tear of the spine, injury and repeated micro-trauma are examples. ...Read more

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What exactly do car fumes do to the body?

What exactly do car fumes do to the body?

Affect heart, lung: Car fumes have carbon monoxide which can affect both respiratory and cardiac. In asthma pts fumes can exacerbate sx.
Because the reduction in oxygen, fumes can cause cardiac ischemia or can cause heart attack as well. ...Read more

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