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Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Maybe: It is hard to answer that without seeing the person as we often have distorted perceptions of our own bodies. Turners syndrome is a possibility...If you are worried then see your doctor and get a more complete answer... ...Read more
Hi, I am 22 suffering from lower back pain.Mri indates diifuse annular disc bulge indentation over thecal sac. Help?
Hernia/w mesh repair 6mths ago When coughing feel big lump pop out where hernia & mesh are Is this normal I have History of hernia going through mesh.
Lower Back Pain, difficulty inhaling air, and large protrusion just below ribcage?
I have a very large, solid protrusion that extends from just abov
Lump in jaw.: Many things. I would go to Dr as some are not good. ...Read more
Tonsil anatomy: Normal tonsils have an irregular look to them and there can be bulges surrounding pits or crypts within the tonsils. Sometimes we'll see that a normal tonsil will actually have what looks like another lobe. If you are concerned about what you see, best to have your doctor examine to make sure it isn't something different than a normal tonsil. ...Read more
What does it mean that I have a large central annular tear w/out focal disc hern in l4-l5&a small cen annular tear in l5-s1 w/out focal disc hern?
I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?
Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more
Same: They both refer to the same thing. Sometimes people refer to a disc bulge as a small herniation. ...Read more
Right side of neck bulges out. Not a small lump like a swollen node. The side of the neck actually bulges out. Slight discomfort. Muscle? Tumor?
Could be trapped air: This may sound crazy but i've seen something like this before. In some people if there is a small tear in the lining of the airways or throat air can escape and enter into the tissue. This is known as subcutaneous emphysema. This is more common after some sort of trauma. See your doctor and get appropriate studies. ...Read more