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Docs, had breast US, result- thr is dilatation of d peri- areolar(depth 3.6 mm) in d left breast.No intraductal lesion is seen within visualized duct?
Ductal dilatation: Hi, I'm not sure why you got a Sono of breast at ur age, it is not very common to screen for breast ca at ur age. Unilateral ductal dilatation on mammogram & Sono has not been reported to be cancerous unless there is other worrisome findings like a lesion or calcification inside duct. you always can repeat your ultrasound in 6 months, also MRI would be an option but I wouldn't be worried. ...Read more
Followup Dr Gerald. Mandell re 20% EF w/ 2nd HIDA. My sympt were nausea from progesterone??, rare LPR reflux? & intermit mild urq pain. 0 food assoc
No comprendo espanol: I'm sorry that I do not speak Spanish. You might be able to get a Spanish speaking physician to get your question and reply to you. ...Read more
single vessel CAD Nov 2007,Jan 2010 develop sepsis,same day develp H Failure dies 1wk latr,Post mortm sevre triple v.d ? how? no smoke,no obese, hi bp
Possibly.: If you have a history of increased sun exposure and especially with a history of a blistering sunburn, you should see a dermatologist at least twice a year of a complete skin cancer screening. Melanoma that is caught in the earliest of stages is highly treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is t2 hyperintense r/lower pole renal lesion demonstrates hyperintensity on non fatsaturated t1 image.Post contrast vascular phenomenon MRI Scan?
Appearance descripti: These words (presumably from a radiology report) describe what the MRI looks like (hyperintensity - very bright) & the location (lower part of the [renal] kidney) & the way the images were obtained (T2 weighting & fat-saturation T1 & dye [contrast]). All this means nothing without symptoms. For a doctor to help you, he/she needs to know what the MRI was trying to diagnose. W/o symptoms, means noth ...Read more
I am 6 wk p based on ov date, scan had shown crl 4.6mm, amniotic sac 24.4mm & gestation sac at 42.4mm (11wk p). Is enlarged gs a sign of non viable p?
No: A crl of 4.6mm is approximately 6 weeks. If there is a normal fetal heartbeat, i wouldn't be concerned about the discrepancy in gestational sac size. Sometimes gestational sacs are elliptical in shape and will give a false size unless it is measured in 3 planes and a mean sac diameter is used. Also large gestational sacs are not associated with non-viability with a normal heartbeat. ...Read more
Palm rash with hyperlinearity? Image:
started: ~2 months ago
Normal?: I frankly don't see anything abnormal in the photo you posted. May i suggest that you post a photo of both palms, so we can see the difference? If by "hyper linearity" you mean deep palm lines, there is nothing particularly significant about that. Are there any symptoms associated with it, such as itching? Wish i could help more. ...Read more
6yold w/ soft small nodes neck, us=reactive.After sinus infec in oct new one showed up.Now w/strep throat, other 2 appeared.All 1.2cm or less. Normal?
Lymph nodes: Lymph node service the garbage collector for any type of infection. Any infection causes them to enlarge and process the foreign invader. Normal lymph nodes in the neck can be up to 1.5 cm. Ultrasound is a good test to determine the make up of the lymph nodes but sometimes requires fine needle or open biopsy to fully determine cause of the swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How serious is: exophytic T2 hyperintense renal lesion, 6cm x 7cm x 5cm? Kidney is 12cm length. US indicates simple cyst. Some discomfort in abdomen.
Not serious: The kidney cyst is a round pouch of smooth, thin-walled tissue usually filled with fluid. Simple cysts are the most common type. They are not the same thing as polycystic kidney disease, which is progressive and can lead to kidney failure The size of these cysts may also increase with age. They usually do not cause symptoms. If found during an ultrasound or CAT scan they are frequently watched. If necessary they can be aspirated and the space filled with a solution that contains alcohol ...Read more
Daughter has a corrected postductal coa via sternectomy w/ homograft. Undiagnosed til 3.5 m/o, PDA dependent. Now over 1 yr postop, risk of re-coarc?
10-20%: The recurrence risk of coarctation ranges from 10-20%. The risk goes up if foreign (i.e. Patch) material is used. She should follow-up with a cardiologist at regular intervals for the rest of her life. The majority of re-coarctation can be dealt with in the cath lab (less invasive than surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial skin condition since age3- comes & goes.Red, hot, itchy, painful, bubbly, prominent, eventually scabby, disappears 2-3wks.What is it?Doctors stumped!
Plplease see: Please see dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably one of the many photodermatoses. ...Read more
Pityriasis rosea: Exact cause of Pityriasis rosea (PR) is not known, possibly viruses such as HHV-7 or HHV-8 or even influenza H1N1. Some authorities actually recommend testing for HIV and Lyme disease since rash can be similar in appearance. However, pityriasis rosea is not an HIV defining rash ...Read more