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Doctor insights on: How Big Can A Swollen Turbinate Grow In Your Body

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How big can a swollen turbinate grow in your body?

How big can a swollen turbinate grow in your body?

Turbinate: Turbinates are in the nasal cavity. There are typically three. Best way to visualize is that they are stairs leading up into the sinuses. They can be inflamed which leads to turbinate hypertrophy. ...Read more

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How big do lymph nodes have to be to raise a concern on a toddler? Just occipital in particular.

How big do lymph nodes have to be to raise a concern on a toddler? Just occipital in particular.

Dont worry: Occipital lymph node enlargement is very common in young children. They tend to be associated with infections on the scalp or inflammation on the scalp caused by infection or tight hair braiding. Give them a few weeks to resolve. If they are red and tender, i would seek medical care. ...Read more

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Can penis increase the size of my penis .. And how long and big can it be ? Is it harmful to my health ?

Can penis increase the size of my penis .. And how long and big can it be ? Is it harmful to my health ?

Not effective: No pills or devices are effective in increasing penis length or girth. Be satisfied with what you have. The worth of a man is in his character not in the size of his genitals. Be friendly and respectful to all and you will be respected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How can you shrink the swelling in a zit quickly?

How can you shrink the swelling in a zit quickly?

Steroid injection: To be very proactive about a "zit" your dermatologist should be willing to give you a small steroid injection to speed up its resolution. Not in the mood for a shot? Then you can also try one of the commercially available heat-based devices (zeno or thermaclear) to try to get rid of it more quickly. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my gums to shrink and altering the appearance of my mouth size and chin?

Is it possible for my gums to shrink  and altering the appearance of my mouth size and chin?

Gingiva: It is possible for your gums to shrink due to periodontal problems or secondary to overzealous brushing. This may make your teeth look "longer" but should not alter the size of your mouth or your chin. ...Read more

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Can we have surgery which can reduce(not a shape) the size of my nose ?

Can we have surgery which can reduce(not a shape) the size of my nose ?

Yes: This is called cosmetic surgery and is performed by plastic surgeons. It usually is not covered by insurance. You can check with your insurance company to see if they cover it and which plastic surgeons are in their network. ...Read more

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Can you shrink the size of a nose?

Can you shrink the size of a nose?

Rhinoplasty: Plastic surgeons have been doing this procedure for many years. In fact, nasal reconstructive surgery started in india 3000 years ago. I would consult with a facial plastic surgeon/plastic surgeon who can help you with the decision to proceed with surgery or not. ...Read more

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Can penis pump increase the size of my penis .. And how long and big can it be ? Is it harmful to my health ?

Can penis pump increase the size of my penis .. And how long and big can it be ? Is it harmful to my health ?

Waste of money: Penis pump can give you an erection and stretch your penis, but will not make you noticeably larger other than achieving the erection. If you have difficulty getting erection, it could help you, and we prescribe it to get erection. If you don't have difficulty l, then don't waste your money. Be happy with what you have, like others have already told you. Good luck! ...Read more

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In laser tattoo removal, what happens to the ink your body can't remove? Does it stay in your lymph nodes, kidneys, etc. Can it cause health problems?

In laser tattoo removal, what happens to the ink your body can't remove? Does it stay in your lymph nodes, kidneys, etc. Can it cause health problems?

Immune system: The laser breakes up the ink small particles the immune cells take it to the lymphatics where it gets expelled. It is uncertain how long it remoins in the nodes. Persons with tattoos have flecks in the nodes for life with no seemingly adverse outcomes. Laser tattoo removal does not seem to cause medical illness at least in the past decade that it has become popular. Just go to a medical doctor ...Read more

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Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

See ENT doctor: It is unclear how long you have had this, where is it located and how large it is. It could be an enlarged lymph node, a thyroid nodule or goiter, a thyroglossal duct cyst, or other mass. The treatments will all be different, thus it is important to find out the cause. An ear-nose-throat specialist or otolargyngologist, would be someone that could help make this diagnosis and treat it. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how big does a gland in the neck need to be before it is considered swollen ?

Can you guys tell me how big does a gland in the neck need to be before it is considered swollen ?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food.Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react and you feel them. ...Read more

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Should I be able to feel the bones in my skull? In behind my ears, for example? How exactly does your skull change during puberty?

Should I be able to feel the bones in my skull? In behind my ears, for example? How exactly does your skull change during puberty?

Yes. Not much.: Skull bones are close to skin, so yes you should be able to feel the outside of most of the bones of the skull. It should not change much after young childhood, except maybe grow a bit larger. ...Read more

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Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it stay there?

Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it stay there?

Yes but...: This could be plugged hair follicle, but this usually presents as a painful bump on the surface of the skin, although it can sometimes feel like it is under the skin. This could also be an enlarged lymph node. Your doctor should be able to examine you and explain if this is anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Could removing tonsils have an effect on antigens/bacteria, and how they enter your body?

Could removing tonsils have an effect on antigens/bacteria, and how they enter your body?

Yes: Your tonsils and adenoids serve as an immunological filter, sampling antigens (foreign substances-bacteria, viruses, allergens, etc) that enter the body via nose or mouth. They are really active in early childhood and help antibody production. Other tiny lymph nodes in the back of the throat that take over if the tonsils and/or adenoids need to be removed in case of infection or obstructive size. ...Read more

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Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I think the Dr. removed too much of my big toenail-1/3 overall-I'm afraid my toe will remain disfigured looking with such a small nail, will it regrow?

I think the Dr. removed too much of my big toenail-1/3 overall-I'm afraid my toe will remain disfigured looking with such a small nail, will it regrow?

Root surgery??: If the doctor just removed the nail, the entire nail should regrow. If he or she also killed the root surgically or chemically(called a matrixectomy) then most likely it will not regrow. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in normal condition how a person feel submental lymph node which r located below middle of chin?

Can you tell me in normal condition how a person feel submental lymph node which r located below middle of chin?

No : Only an experienced health care professional should evaluate what is normal or not. Even then evaluation is tricky and may require judgement or further testing. ...Read more

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How fast can gallstones grow? Is it possible for them to get a lot bigger or grow to a large size within a month or two?

How fast can gallstones grow? Is it possible for them to get a lot bigger or grow to a large size within a month or two?

Not likely that: Gallstones grow rapidly within a month or two. Size of stones is not as important as the symptoms they cause, however. Multiple small stones can sometimes cause more problems than single larger stone. ...Read more