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Doctor insights on: Glands Lack Crowding Or Atypia

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My wife had hysterscopy and d&c. The report is as follows: the epithelium lining the glands does not show any atypia. Proliferative phase endometrium?

My wife had hysterscopy and d&c. The report is as follows:  the epithelium lining the glands does not show any atypia. Proliferative phase endometrium?

Normal: That is a normal report, at least of the sample that they received. Discuss with the gyn for the complete information. ...Read more

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My aunt has been diagnosed with thyroid gland enlarged due to lack of iodine. Doc said to wait for 6months before doing the surgery.Wht food r good?

My aunt has been diagnosed with thyroid gland enlarged due to lack of iodine. Doc said to wait for 6months before doing the surgery.Wht food r good?

Salt and bread: Unless you like outside the us and in one of a very few countries, it is difficult to become iodine deficient. Leafy vegetables, iodized salt, multivitamins w/iodine, and bread (as long as it's mass produced in a factory) are all sources of iodine. Thyroid hormone can also shrink the thyroid. For many (or even most) people, proper treatment should eliminate the need for surgery which has risks. ...Read more

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Man, 28yo. Swollen gland in left cheek (next to ear). This only happen when very tired and lack of sleep, last time happen 6 mo ago. Any advise ?

Man, 28yo. Swollen gland in left cheek (next to ear). This only happen when very tired and lack of sleep, last time happen 6 mo ago. Any advise ?

Stress : Won't do any good to the body. Working hard and lack of sleep can affect health adversely. There's a possibilty you may be grinding your teeth. Do you still have your wisdom tooth? The parotid gland is also in the same location. See you dentist so you can have a definitive diagnosis. Goodluck :)! ...Read more

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Could a large strain on my adrenal glands lead to adrenal failure or cardiac arrest the same way a lack of cortisol can?

Could a large strain on my adrenal glands lead to adrenal failure or cardiac arrest the same way a lack of cortisol can?

No: People can become adrenal lay insufficient if on long term or high dose steroids which can lead to hypotension when stressed. ...Read more

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I'm confused by symptoms Ive had for a week(breastfeeding lack of sleep ?anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

I'm confused by symptoms Ive had for a week(breastfeeding lack of sleep ?anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

Sounds like you're: dealing with a newborn and maybe have some physical sx's that an MD should evaluate. Also sounds like you're getting run down. Any help with baby duties? What happens when you have some down time? Or, is that out of the question? Do you have a partner? Can you express milk and have the partner administer and you rest? How's your nutrition? Too many ?'s. See the MD first. ...Read more

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Endometrium is tubular to elongated endometrial glands, separated by dense stroma, and focal crowding of stroma with areas of hemorrhage, nonsecretory?

Endometrium is tubular to elongated endometrial glands, separated by dense stroma, and focal crowding of stroma with areas of hemorrhage, nonsecretory?

Abnormal bleeding: The biopsy you described suggests that you are not having regular cycles and your doctor wanted to confirm that there was not a precancerous condition in your uterus. If you go for long periods of time without a menstrual cycle and still have a thick endometrium, it can become precancerous. You may need to take medications to regulate your cycles to prevent these changes. ...Read more

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Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Do you mean: Bartholin's glands? They are on either side of the opening of the vagina. ...Read more

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What causes just the right gland to swell?

What causes just the right gland to swell?

Gland on what: Part of the body. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Hard glands if it gets small is that good ?

Hard glands  if it gets small is that good ?

Perhaps: Palpable glands like lymph nodes get smaller after infection. If multiple hard glands changing sizes, go have them check for lymphoma. ...Read more

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Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Depends: Ultimately, brain is the organ that makes you a male. But, hypothalamus secretes hormones that cause pituitary gland to secrete hormones that cause testicles to secrete testosterone which helps to define your sexual characteristics. Dysfunction at any of these organs can cause disorders of male function. The dysfunction really depends upon the age at which the dysfunction occurs. ...Read more

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Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Don't know your: Gender. If you are female - please seek eval by your gynecologist. If you are male -please see your urologist. After injury is assessed, a treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more

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What is junctionalmelanocyticnevus with mild cytologic atypia ?

What is junctionalmelanocyticnevus
with mild cytologic atypia
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Atypical Nevus: An atypical melanocytic nevus (mole) is graded with mild, focally severe or severe atypia. Another feature of possibly dysplatic (pre-malignant) moles is the finding of architectural disorder. Junctional means nevus cells were seen at the base of the epidermis/superficial dermis (a common mole type). Mild atypia moles should be monitored for regrowth and re-excision with margins, if indicated. ...Read more

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Is prostrate gland dangerous?

Not generally.: It usually occupies a remote and quiet corner of the body. It spends its life in silent service occasionally causing nocturnal urinary symptoms in older age. Less commonly it is the source of prostate cancer, but dangerous? I think not. ...Read more

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What gland regulates the glucose level?

What gland regulates the glucose level?

Concert: Many organs participate among which include: pancreas, pituitary, adrenals, intestine, liver. ...Read more

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What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

Let me explain: They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral glands in males. However, while bartholin's glands are located in the superficial perineal pouch in females, bulbourethral glands are located in the deep perineal pouch in males. ...Read more

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Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Pituitary : It's sit in the center your brain, right behind the nose. You can google pituitary and see actual images to the gland. ...Read more

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Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with cancer. The lymph nodes filter off substances drained by the lymph channels. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Areola glands?: yes but not normal for them to be enlarged. Gynecomastia in males needs to be evaluated by your physician ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Do isotretinoin reduces the size of sabecious glands permanently?

Do isotretinoin reduces the size of sabecious glands permanently?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. Furthermore, roche pharmaceuticals stopped manufacturing Accutane (aka isotretinoin) in 2009. The official reason was that roche's patent had run out. A number of generic equals are still available. However, many who have used the drug have reported harmful side effects (depression, bowel disease), and the drug is a known teratogen (can cause harm to the fetus) in pregnant women. ...Read more

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What happens if your lymph glands become blocked how is it treated?

What happens if your lymph glands become blocked how is it treated?

Blockage results: Lymphedema occurs when there is a compromise of the lymphatic circulation. This third circulation (arteries, veins) carries things too thick to be safely carried in arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. It is propelled along by normal body movements but contains a thick material called lymph. Blockage causes it to back up causing soft tissues/skin deformity. ...Read more

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How big should submandibular glands feel and where can you feel them?

How big should submandibular glands feel and where can you feel them?

I agree with: Dr. Sampson, but just wanted to clarify that while their size can be likened to a walnut, there is some variation to this and they certainly should not be indurated (hard) like a walnut ;-). ...Read more

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Can you swell the submandibular glands by constantly feeling for them?

Can you swell the submandibular glands by constantly feeling for them?

It's possible: If you are constantly rubbing or manipulating your glands or lymph nodes, you can definitely irritate them. This irritation leads to inflammation, and swelling which will lead to painful glands or nodes. If you notice yourself constantly feeling your neck, try to think of an activity to keep your hands busy, or go for a walk. No need to be concerned. Hang in there!! ...Read more

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How to reduce enlarged glands?

How to reduce enlarged glands?

See your doctor: The answer for you is to be seen by your doctor so that he/she can determine why you have enlarged glands, and what is the best course of action to take to help resolve them, if needed. ...Read more

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Could i donate my adrenal glands?

Could i donate my adrenal glands?

Not indicated: The medullary portion of the adrenal is responsible for producing the adrenaline compounds and the cortex for expression of cortisone. When an adrenal is lost replacement is not indicated since the functional loss is easily replaced with the necessary oral mediation. ...Read more

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How to decalcify your pineal gland?

How to decalcify your pineal gland?

You can't,: and you don't need to. Pineal calcifications are common incidental findings on imaging studies. Unless there is an associated tumor, no treatment is necessary. ...Read more