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Ive Coughed Up Part Tonsil Before But Now Looks Like It Has Dropped Is This Possible
My 2month old is on .6ml of ranitidine for his horrible reflux but lately he has thrown up a lot more and it comes out looking like it could be water?
It happens: Kids grow and become more physical with age which puts more power behind the reflux. Reflux tends to get worse until age 4 mo before it stabilizes and then fades about the time they sit routinely.If he is thriving in spite of the splitting he may just need more med or other adjustments. If he's not keeping enough down to pee every 4 hours a doc visit may be needed to rule out other problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Had basal cell removed over month ago healed up good but now it is itching and looks like alittle sore coming up is this normal they said they got it
Not enough informati: I need to know if the basal cell was cut out with stitches or if it was scraped and burnt.If it was cut out with stitches it is possible that one of the ones that was put underneath your skin is coming to the surface and is causing the problem. It is unusual for a faithful sell to come back in one month unless it was never entirely removed. ...Read more
Earlier I felt like I had something in my throat, so I tried clearing it and A chunk of what seems to be bloody tissue came out. It has yellow mucus ?
Can be benign or not: Causes of your symptoms can be from debris in tonsil pits, chronic nose, throat , sinus or lung infections, or tumors in nose, sinuses, neck, or mouth or lungs. ...Read more
My stomach was looking bigger than usual but this morning I pooped. It looked like tissue was in it and a tiny bit of blood. What could this be?
Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
My throat has recently been acting up , every time I swallow it feels like something is there when it's not and also my uvula has gotten a red spot .
Uvula swelling: Globus sensation has many possible causes - including Uvulitis. Swelling of the uvula from viral infection is common (as well as swelling from sleep apnea and certain medications). Globus sensation can also be related to GI reflux, tonsil problems, pharyngitis just to name a few other issues. If not improved over a week of symptoms further evaluation is advisable. ...Read more
My snot is a dark yellow; like when throwing up bile. Good this be because of a sinus infection I have been fighting (even though it's been two weeks)?
Yellow mucus: Certainly your body is putting up a fight - and that's a good thing. When this happens, mucus can change from clear to other colors. Inflammatory cells are busy fighting bacteria (and sometimes viruses) and the 'dead soldiers' will be left behind as a pus-like material -- hence 'yellow snot'. Good to try and keep this stuff coming out. Hydrating well will help your body get rid of this stuff. ...Read more
I have bulimia and have just thrown up something that looked like stomach lining. It was mucusy and fleshy. Is this dangerous?
I woke up with what looked like s bruise but it has a nodule and does it hurt. It hasn't hesled in over two weeks looks the same.
Nodule: A painful nodule can be a manifestation of an allergic reaction, infectious disease, hypersensitivity reaction to drugs, and other diseases. It is important to know where the nodule is, what medications you are on and whether you are having other symptoms such as cough, bowel problems arthritis. You should see your primary care doctor. He may refer you to a dermatologist for a biopsy. ...Read more
Hello Dr. Pickett, I have had a spot on my ankle that has been itching for a while and I just now looked at it and it turns out it is a rash. I became worried because it looks like a bullseye pattern but I'm not sure.
Consultation: Unfortunately you cannot direct a comment to a specific physician thru this Question and Answer box. You can take several up close images of the area and consult Dr Pickett or have a Prime consultation and upload the images for the Dr to see. ...Read more
I have a small chicken bone caught in my throat. When I eat it feels like it is going down.....but later it feels like it has worked it's way back up?
See below: If you indeed have a small chicken bone caught in your throat. It will probably not come back up. You may have scratched your throat on the way down giving you a sensation that the bone is still there. If the bone is small enough it should pass through the gastrointestinal tract and out into your stool. If the bone is larger it can sometimes lead to significant challenges and possibly even surgery. If the discomfort persists I would encourage you to see your family physician. If it's causing acute pain I would suggest you go immediately to the emergency room. Most foreign objects will pass if they're small enough. But be cautious and don't ignore any type of abdominal pain. Thanks for the question hopefully this was helpful to you. If you have additional concerns I can help you with feel free to go to healthtap.com and type in Steven Ferguson M.D. CMD in the ask box at the bottom of the page. ...Read more
Sometimes when i spit up a "lugi" a solid yellow chunk comes out that's clearly not a bugger, what could it be, almost seems like a nut but it's not?
Probably tonsolith: Occasionally little particles of accreted white cells can hid in your tonsils and create a little yellowish chink that can very in size from very small to about the size of a head of a screw. They smell bad but are of no consequence. ...Read more
Back of my throat has a red spot. Scratched it before i noticed. Bled a little, but feels as if something is stuck in my throat. is this an abrasion?
What does it mean if you bottom lip is swollen and it starts turning purple? Its been happen since friday and still going now iv'e been waking up with a swollen for almost a week now..
Did : Did you suffer any trauma to your lip? If so you likely have a hematoma (collection of blood) under the lip. This will take time to dissipate. You can try cool compresses/ice to your lip a few times a day and try an anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) to reduce the pain and inflammation. If you do not notice an improvement over the next several days see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
Have mono, got it may 29th or so. Sore throat is gone but now it feels like I have stuff stuck in my throat. No pain just irritating. Is this normal?
I woke up with a lot of congestion this morning that has since gone away. it scared me because it was so bad. had to keep clearing my throat. could t?
Recurrent problem?: Sudden congestion is usually caused by viral infection or irritant exposure. If recurring, if you've had sinus infections, or if you have other typical symptoms (can include nasal drip, sneezing, itchy eyes/ears/throat, ear fullness, headache) then consider an evaluation for different (allergic and non-allergic) types of chronic rhinitis ...Read more
Just two days ago my left lymphoid swelled up and was really sore, now I have an uncomfortable bump that sits on the middle but far back of my tongue. It doesn't hurt, it wasn't there before but it's very uncomfortable. Feels like something is sitting o
ENT doc: You need to see an ENT doc for examination. ...Read more
Very hard white lump on testicle skin for year or so. Recently popped it like a spot yet nothing came out but feels like somethings still there.
Seek medical advice: Based on what you describe I would just leave it alone for now and go see your doctor. If you continue to manipulate this lesion you may make it worse. ...Read more
I have noticed lately what seems to be like a small amount of black on my nipple. I originally thought it was lint but now it seems like it is crusty. i have seen it 2 days in a row but it doesn't hurt although my nipples have been very sensitive. Is that
This morning I found a swollen looking bite on my forearm. It had a white head of puss but nothing came out of it but little oil. It is very painful to the touch and now has a red circle around it that has increased in size since morning. I'm just wanting
I was bitten by an insect a few months ago. Today it is purple and feel like something's under it. I squeezed and little blood comes out. What is this?
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