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After massive weight loss I have extra skin on the side of my chest. In the pec area. What are my surgical options?
Direct removal: After someone loses a massive amount of weight, the skin retracts to a limited degree. Often, you are left with hanging, excess skin. People had tried to tighten skin using lasers and ultrasound, but those technologies have not proven to be reliable and provide very limited benefit. Removal of excess lateral chest skin can often be done in conjunction with an arm lift or breast reduction. ...Read more
Hydrocephalus: The symptoms assoctiated with this condition (if that is infact what you have) can depend on the cause, duration and severity of your condition. Some people have subtle symptoms whereas some may have difficulty with walking and urination. The presentation can vary greatly. ...Read more
I am 18 year old. Sir I am suffering from a problem that I have extra skin pieces in my side off ass its three pieces of skin?
Feels like a egg on the side of my head I had it since I was younger but it grew a little bigger is it just the shape of my head or a tumor?
Impossible to tell: From a distance. Given what you say, far more likely just the shape of your head. Recommend research anatomy on line (including Google images), seek help worthy of your trust & after a careful exam & characterization of the "egg", consider imaging with Ultrasound, CAT scan or MRI to better characterize - IF judged worth both the cost & risks by BOTH you & the advisers you choose to work with. ...Read more
One side of clitoris has squishy extra skin lump, about the same size as clitoris. No pain, no difference in color no other symptoms. Worrisome?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the "lump". However, it may be residual tissue from the development of clitoris. You may watch and wait. If the "lump" more than doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, develops a discharge, or other lumps appear, see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
I am 18 year old male and I have a extra skin pices in the side of ass hole there are 3 pieces of 1 inch is this problem is serious or not please help?
I have extra skin that is hard in my upper left side of my breast on my aerola should I be concer?
See a doctor: This requires a thorough physical examination. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
I get like these shocks in my left side of my head /brain is that bad I had a tumor when I was young it went away?
It depends,,,: This likely depends on the type of tumor you had, among other things. If it was benign, like a meningioma, it probably doesn't need anything. If it was another kind, like an ependymoma, it can be benign but might recur and need more treatment. It's also possible this is unrelated to your tumor. It's likely best to see your doctor to discuss this and your tumor history and get an exam. ...Read more
Have an extra flap of skin on both side my labia, that is a darker pink, it hasn't grown while I've had it. It has feels like little lumps inside it?
Anatomy: Please see a qualified md to determine if everything is normal. Female anatomy can have a great degree of normal variation. ...Read more
Small bumps on the sides of the head of the penis, says they've been there before since he was younger but the other day they seemed more noticeable.?
Pearly penile papule: These are benign growths on the side of the glans penis, they are NOT sexually transmitted disease, or cancerous, some people are worried and want to have them removed ; However, it is not necessary to do so ...Read more
Have dissolvable suture inside my left side of my mouth and I feel that the excess suture is sticking to my inner skin/flesh near where I have suture?
Hi I took two extra strength tylenol at 3pm today but my head still hurts on one side if my head can I take a excedrin migraine now or a bc to stop?
Iv had a pain in the left hand side of my head, not constant but at least a few times a day and sometimes severe. Annadin extra helps. Not a headace?
Headache: There are different types of headache. What you are describing sounds like a tension headache. It could also be a cluster headache which presents as pain behind the eye which can be excruciating. You should always seek medical care to evaluate especially if the headache had a sudden onset or if it is the worst headache you have ever had. Migaines present with an aura or photophobia or phonophobia. ...Read more
I've had a flap of excess skin near my vagina, longer than the other side, since I can remember, is there anything wrong with me? Can I get rid of it?
Yes,: The extra tissue can be excised if it is a hymenal remnant, scar tissue post vaginal delivery, or "excess labia". Have a gyn md evaluate the area to see if excisiion is needed. ...Read more
Hit rt side of my head 2 days ago with a heavy object. Next day the lt side of my neck hurt. Now lt side of neck-back-fingers extra pain. What is this?
Hello Dr. For about 13 years ive had this extra bulging skin, reddish in colour on the upper side of my arm. I got this extra skin, or I don't know what its called bcus its also look like flesh, since I had an immunisation injection when I was a kid. I cud
Skin: It sounds like you have a keloid secondary from skin trauma from the injection site. This is a scar that has overgrown, very common in African Americans. See a dermatologist to get it surgically respected and biopsied. ...Read more
I had a baby 3 years ago and have extra skin around my stomach and sides that I can't tone and make go away. What can I do to tone and slim down?
The rest of my face looks young. But under my eyes there is too much skin and it bunches/wrinkles up. You can pinch the excess skin. I'm 39 and fit.
Blepahroplasty: Is the name for then procedure commonly known as an eyelid tuck. This sounds as if you may be a good candidate for this. Meet with an experienced surgeon (perhaps 2 or 3) who can discuss the options. ...Read more
I have a pain under the right side of my chin excess phlem my lymph nodes aren't swollen I don't have trouble turning my head or swallowing I'mconfused?
Sialadenitis: Unilateral pain often with swelling under the chin with redness and edema of the cheek, low grade fever, malaise and pus from the salivary duct. In the chronic form it is common after meals and may have a stone. Treatment includes hydration, analgesics (such as Advil (ibuprofen)), stimulation of salivary secretion with lemon drop candy, and gentle massage. If infected may need antibiotics or surgery. ...Read more
Virgin, got 2finger like (extra skin?)Each on one side of my labia majora. No itching/burning.1dt noticed a year ago. Possible I always had them.
Where are they?: If this finger-like extra skin is on the outside of your labia majora, it may be part of the labia, or that fold that occurs between your vagina and inner thigh. If the skin is on the inside of your labia majora, they may be your labia minora. Going further towards the hole or entrance of your vagina, you may have a hymen that can appear as two flaps of skin. They would be right at the opening. ...Read more
Bald spot at a young age which grew full in 2 weeks. Started thinning crown of head now all side of crown. Lots of new short hairs but thinner
If they are: Growing in you are lucky because you will not he bald. Use a non harsh shampoo and conditioner. See a good hairdresser ...Read more
I've got an ingrown toenail and a couple weeks of go I cut off the piece of toenail out, but still have pain. Are they gonna get rid of the extra skin on the sides?
Please see your MD: Lot of things could be done 'by do it yourself' but not on human body, . Especially your own. You may be in-traducing potentially dangerous infections into you even lethal tetanus infection, please go and see you doctor or dpm. ...Read more
Hi I frequently have excess earwax and have had 2 irrigations in the space of 6 months. I'm having slight pain when I press down on the side of my head. Is excess ear wax normal and is there anything I can do to prevent it?
What is the muscle in my neck called. The one that goes on the side and down in front of my throat. It becomes extra visable when I turn my head.
SCM: It is probably the sternocleidomastoid muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vage pain in my left whole body side, from head to leg. With extra discomfort at the back of my left shoulder. Slight numpness in left hand fingers?
Any known reason?: If a person has new, weird symptoms and sensations up and down only one side of the body, and has no known reason for it, he can be evaluated at the er (or call his primary care doctor if the doctor is available). The worry is that it may be a neurological problem such as a mild stroke, or some pressure/irritation on the spinal cord. ...Read more
What are the chances that this is breast cancer? I am young but have a very full family history of cancer on both sides of my family, skin cancer breast cancer lung cancer ovarian cancer the list continues, recently I noticed a lump on my left breast and
Hello, it is difficult to answer this question specifically for you without being able to see the images. In general, a radiologist, a physician that looks at medical images, will assess the shape, size, margins and density of a mass to determine the chance that it might be cancer. The radiologist may use mammograms and ultrasound images to gather this information. Radiologists will recommend a biopsy for any abnormality that has a chance of being cancer that is 2% or more. "pointy edges" will raise the chance to greater than 2%. Therefore, I would follow the recommendation for biopsy.
The chance that this particular finding is cancer also depends on your age, personal history and family history. From your story I think that the most important factor is the family history. Having breast and ovarian cancer in your family will raise your personal risk. The risk is highest if it was a first-degree relative (sister or mother) that had breast or ovarian cancer. If it was grandmother or distant cousin, the risk for you is not as high. If it was mother or sister or both, this might be a sign that your family has a gene that raises the risk of some kinds of cancer. If so, I would recommend that you all talk to a medical provider that performs genetic counseling. This can help you decide if you want to make a special effort to reduce your risk or start special screening tests to help detect cancer early if it happens.
I see that you posted this question 28 days ago. I see that the biopsy likely has already happened and that you have the result. I hope that it was benign. If not, then I hope that you know that we have great treatments for breast cancer and most women are survivors. I will be thinking about you and hoping for the best. ...Read more
I have an itch on my skin on the side of my fajina and it started afyer I shaved the side haires off is it because of the hairs or is there something?
I'm freaked out. I have a marble sized lump under my skin on the side of my neck. It moves but doesn't hurt. What could it be?
Node: Probably just a lymph nodeGet a more detailed answer ›
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