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Needs to be checked: We can not tell you what it could be without having more information about the break out and the location.Whether it is raised,red,painful,does it itch and others.And it needs to be examied as well.Consult your doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more
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Normal : it might be a normal healing process. Things that will tell active infection/ inflammation- if it's more redder, hot, more tender, any discharge, swelling. If you have any of these, see a health care professional. ...Read more
HealthTap Basic: You posted this on HealthTap Basic which is a medical education site. Were you trying to reach a provider on HealthTap Concierge?? ...Read more
I'm noticing an occasional topical (and varied in location) itchiness in my back. What could be causing this ?
Skin irritation: Can result from dryness,sweat, clothes or skin infections and sensitivities to environmental factors ...Read more
I read that there are 3 locations that hems only appear in the rectum. Is this true or do they develop in more than three?
Yes: Anatomically there are 3 regions where the normal hemorrhoid veins ate located in the anal canal. These 3 regions can develop vein irritation causing internal and external hemorrhoids to occur in each of these 3 areas. ...Read more
What's it called when you have an abnormal location of a nerve ?
Like a nerve that is not in a place that it should be in normal people
I keep receiving red, hard bites that linger for a couple of months, but do not itch at all. (3 last month, 3 this month-all on the same location)?
In-Person Evaluation: You would be best served by an in-person evaluation so the areas can be seen (where they are on your body, what they look like, etc.). ...Read more
I've been experiencing some discomfort across my chest in different areas for the last few days. It's been in different areas and not always in the same location. Should I be concerned?
Pains in chest: You need to discuss with your De. ...Read more
Back & Leg Pain: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the leg as a result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
It depends on how: early or late in your ovulation cycle the sperm penetrated the ovum. Early on, the fertilization generally occurs in the oviduct, or Fallopian tube, then the zygote travels towards the uterus within the next 48 hours. Spermatozoa can stay viable in the uterus for 72 hours. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Different Allergens: Different agricultural zones have different pollens. When one moves to different agricultural zones then the old allergens that caused a problem may no longer be present -- the result less allergy. ...Read more
Headaches: Headaches from sinus pressure or muscle tightness can seem to migrate to other areas with movement. ...Read more
Describe these: The term "eruptions" can have many different meanings to different doctors. If you could describe these (flat, elevated, small, large, colored, itchy, tender, pus-filled, and so on) it would be far easier to have some idea of what they might be. The best solution, however, is to have your local doctor take a look at them. ...Read more
More detail!: What substance, vessel, machine? Do you mean in an air conditioning unit, a river, the lung? Please clarify and ask again. ...Read more
Bulimia Nervosa: These links might help: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/bulimia/basics/definition/con-20033050, http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/topics/eating-disorders/index.Shtml, http://www.Nationaleatingdisorders.Org/bulimia-nervosa, http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/bulimia-nervosa.Html. ...Read more
No: Your ovaries should not be visible in any position. If they are so enlarged that they are causing a protrusion of your abdominal wall, then you should see a gyn doctor asap! it is possible that you are seeing something that is protruding near where your ovaries are. For example, uterine fibroids can be visible when lying down. ...Read more
Top of uterus: Fundal means the top of your uterus. A fundal placenta means it is located at the top which is normal. Placental grading is somewhat controversial. Most radiologist and perinatologists do not use this system. Grade 2 placentas at 25 weeks may or may not be normal. You will need to discuss the details with the doctor who performed the sonogram or is managing your pregnancy ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Several.: The pancreas is an organ than is deep in your abdomen and usually does not cause pain. Alcohol can damage the liver and pancreas as well as several gastrointestibal illnesses. Tumors are usally not eetected until they are advanced. Pancreatic illness can affect Insulin producing cells and cause diabetes. Please see your doctor with concerns. ...Read more
The thigh: The vastus lateralis forms the lateral component of the quadriceps muscle. Of your thigh. ...Read more
How often do people with cancer get cancer again in a different location, not related to the previous cancer?
Often: Unfortunately, the same factors that may have contributed to developing their first cancer may predispose cancer survivors to others. This may be related to both environmental factors (ie, assn between smoking and many different cancers) or hereditary factors (some cancer syndromes are linked to more than one cancer). In the latter scenario, genetic counseling may be very beneficial. ...Read more
Is it the additives in the wine that cause pain that is hard to identify its exact location and is red wines worse for this and why please?
Wines: Many, if not all, wines contain sulfites/sulfur dioxide to maintain freshness. Sulfites are generally harmless, unless u suffer from severe asthma or don't have enzymes necessary to break down sulfites. Amount of sulfites in wines is highly regulated. Red wine has less so2 than white. Tannins (reds) & histamines more likely causes of problems, if not the alcohol itself. ...Read more
I have lumps under my scape head that have plus in them when i pop them another come bigger and painful different location under scape head?
See your doc: i presume you mean that you have pustules in your scalp, that you pop or drain and pus comes out, then other occur in other areas of your scalp. You may have a staph infection that is out of control. The only treatment may be an antibiotic. DON'T pop or manipulate any more of these, wash your hands frequently and don't touch them. See your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
After corticosteroids at 8 locations of my iliopsoas I have 55% better. Still difficult to sit for long. Its been 11 days now. Can it worsen again?
Yes: This is very difficult problem to solve and occasionally the symptoms do come back the injections help decrease the inflammation of the tendon and are temporary in nature once the medicine is absorbed and you do not strengthen the muscle it is possible for the irritation to come back hopefully your symptoms will continue to improve follow the recommendations from your doctor and strengthen the mus. ...Read more
Got corticosteriod in 8 locations of iliopsoas. 45% of the pain still remains. 9 days over. Did it really work? It was depomodrel + lidocaine shot.
Depends on pt: 55% improvement of pain is pretty good. Often, a 2nd or even 3rd set of shots may need to be done to achieve complete pain relief. It all depends on the patient - some patients would be completely satisfied with 55% improvement, while others would definitely want further treatment. ...Read more
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