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Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?
Is there a difference between a perfectly round skin lesion and an irregular shaped one? I have a round one that seems almost inflamed, have no med in
Yes: The shape of lesions are important. Have a dermatologist check this. ...Read more
Depends how earlier: Inflammation by definition implies that there is an active injury and healing process occurring. Spinal cord lesions can result from car accidents, but usually this occurs in the context of a severe injury in which the cord has been compressed. Later, the injury in the cord can appear on mri. Contrast given with the MRI can help determine whether the inflammation is active. ...Read more
Help! What does having chronic inflammatory lesion with small emphysematous bullae at apical segment of left upper lobe mean?
I am not: entirely sure what they mean by chronic inflammatory lesion. You should probably ask your doctor. ...Read more
What is a slap lesion? I have done pt and anti-inflammatory drugs, but i still have a minor ache. What should I do next?
SLAP Tear: A slap tear is a tear of the labrum in the shoulder. The labrum is like a washer that circles the entire socket (glenoid). The tear is between the 10 and 2 o'clock position on the labrum if you think of the face of the socket as a clock. They don't always get 100% better and sometimes need repair with arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more
Pap smear impression-mild inflammatory smear, negative for intra epithelial lesion or malignancy. Adv cx biopsy to rule out chronic cervicitis. Pl adv?
I am suffering of mucus in stool . Doctors diagnosed for non specific chronic inflammatory lesion in small bowel and partial loss of villi. ?
My cervical pap smear test report is negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy with sever inflammatory smear dr. Plz say about treatment?
Your GYN can help: There is nothing to worry about. You may need a short course of antibiotics in case there is vaginal infection(ask your gynecologist about it. But the main purpose of pap is to make sure you do not have cancer of the cervix or precancer conditions caused by hpv. In that regard you should be happy that it is all well. ...Read more
Could an edoscopic investigation that shows lesion in lower esophagus with some ulceration and gastritis be caused by anti-inflammatory drugs or more likely be cancer in 78 yr old male.
Need a biopsy: An ulcerated lesion at the distal esophagus can be from esophagitis due to reflux, but can be from other causes, such as cancer. Other causes include hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernias. Risk factors such as tobacco use and alcohol intake can increase the risk of this being cancer. In any case, a brushing or biopsy can make the diagnosis, as well as response to medical therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers