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Lost Big Toe More Than A Year Ago And It Still Hasnt Grown Back All The Way
Is it okay if my right testicle grew three times bigger than the other one 2 years ago and it stayed that way ever since?
No: Probably not, please get it checked out. Someone needs to do an examination and see what's going on! ...Read more
I had the bone removed from my little toe over 8 years ago and now it has become painful again and a corn is growing. Is this normal?
I've had a sprain on my ankle for 2 months now and it is still a little sore. The back is also fatter than that of my other ankle. Is that normal??
Probably...but..: The amount of soft tissue damage that occurs in ankle sprains varies from sprain to sprain. Residual swelling and diminishing pain are normal, especially is there is still some instability of the ankle. Make sure that the Achilles tendon itself is not painful and involved in the swelling. To remove all doubt, have the ankle evaluated to test for any unusual findings. ...Read more
I had a quadruple bypass now my penis is less than half it's size as it was and it was straight and now it has a big bend in it ?
Nearly the whole toenail has separated from my big toe and has been stuck in my toe for over a week, not sure what to do as I can't pull it out?
A few years ago I had a hard growth in my ear canal and got it removed, now its growing again in the same spot. Why has it come back and what is it?
Is it normal for a mole to fall off and grow back? I've had it for about 4 years now. It's always fallen off and grown back within a few days.
Would encourage: You to have your parents bring you to your physician or a dermatologist so that this can be evaluated. ...Read more
My thumb got smashed in a car a couple months ago. My nail grew out to the point that it fell off. There is no visible nail now. Will it grow back?
Unfortunately: it sounds like you damaged the nail bed at the GROWTH area! See a Board Certified DERMATOLOGIST to discuss your "options" Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I've noticed for a couple years now that my right leg is bigger than my left. It's about an inch and a half bigger and gets tired more easily than my left. Is that normal?
Not normal: It is not normal and it needs to be investigated by your doctor. ...Read more
New mole little finger 10months ago. Was monitored but was and still is same shape/size 3mm, now a lot darker than at first. Advice?
Several months ago one of my nipples grew bigger than the other. It hasn't grown since but is it anything to worry about?
I have a lump about the size of a pencil between my testicles and upper left thigh. It has been getting longer and bigger in the last month or so. It is extremely itchy and seems to get a little bigger every day. I did not think much of it at first
Skin tag : Sounds like of life's little blessings, a skin tag. Easily addressed if annoying, or let it be if not. ...Read more
My left big toe has been hurting me for 8 months now. It has gotten worse. At first it was just a burning sensation in the toe, but now hurts so bad.?
I took a bite of a piece of pizza crust that was harder than I thought and now my tooth is a little loose and hurts. Will it tighten back up?
Tooth: It depends, at 16 do you have or recently had braces, as teeth usually are a little looser after. Avoid the area, use different parts of mouth, cut up your food . If you slightly loosened the tooth,and nothing else is wrong it should tighten up on its own. If it gets worse, as in not better within 2 weeks, by all means get to a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 57 years old. The edge of my left foot, just under the little toe, is sticking out more than normal and is tender. Ithink the problem started a few months ago. What should ido?
A few months ago i noticed a tiny bump at the base of my penis. I thought it would go away. It has gotten a bit bigger and there are now two more.
Likely penile warts: These "bumps" are common in your age group and may represent condyloma or viral warts. They usually have no symptoms and tend to increase or size and/or number. You need to be checked for confirmation and if present, will need treatment to prevent further spread to yourself and sexual partners. ...Read more
A couple inches above my knee is a bulge, that has grown the past few months. It doesn't hurt but is now red and is warm to the touch. ?
Inflammation: Redness and tenderness is indicative of inflammation and probable infection which has complicated a preexisting lump. This lump may be a cyst, ingrown hair or bony growth. In any case you must be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime apply warm soaks until your examination. ...Read more