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Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome .recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area ?

Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome .recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area  ?

Check it out: It may be that this is an enlarged lymph node which is common in lupus/Sjogren syndrome due to the hyperactive immune system. Still you need to check this out with your local physician in case you need further work up. ...Read more

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1 wk bilateral flank pain, now a big mass deep in right abdomen ~2" below ribs. Scoots upward if i squeeze my side. Stools have been black/maroon but are occult neg. No other (new) symptoms. Advice?

1 wk bilateral flank pain, now a big mass deep in right abdomen ~2" below ribs. Scoots upward if i squeeze my side. Stools have been black/maroon but are occult neg. No other (new) symptoms. Advice?

GI blood: Black stools, if not due to upper GI bleeding can be caused by taking iron or peptobismol. Maroon colored stools are quite suspicious of blood coming from the small intestine or upper colon. An abdominal ct scan or MRI should identify the mass you describe and give the radiologist and your physician enough information to make a differential diagnosis and advise you on the next course of action. ...Read more

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Is serious mass safe for health?

Is serious mass safe for health?

Restate question: Please restate the question. It's not clear what you are asking. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can you please define a complex mass?

Can you please define a complex mass?

Both solid&cystic: A complex mass is a type of tumor or a solid growth that has both cystic and solid components it can be diagnosed by cat scan. ...Read more

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What's a suprahilar paramediastinal mass?

What's a suprahilar paramediastinal mass?

Lung masses: These are descriptions for the location of masses or lesions in the lungs. ...Read more

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Sir how to reduce my extra mass of the body?

Sir how to reduce my extra mass of the body?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What is a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

What is a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

Eat more: to gain mass you need to eat more calories than you use in a day. You also need to challenge your muscle with strength training. Adequate protein for muscle mass gain is between 1-1.5 grams per kilo of present weight. ...Read more

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How to use amplified mass xxx without gaining body fat ?

Amplified mass xxx: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Which foods can I eat to gain healthy weight to gain mass?

Which foods can I eat to gain healthy weight to gain mass?

Calories + protein: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Lean proteins are also important. Exercising to build muscle mass will increase weight and metabolism, and improve overall mood and health. Good luck! ...Read more