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Palpable lumpin breast.Mammo-benign calcification biradsiii.Fnac-inflammatory lesion possibility of fat necrosis.Lump reduced.Taking antibiotics.Next?
No.: Male breast enlargement at age 79 is usually due to weight gain and decreasing testosterone, not excess estrogens. Anti-estrogen drugs are not indicated, but full endocrine work up can eliminate hormonal concerns. Gynecomastia is treated with plastic surgery to excise any glandular component (very fibrotic) and liposuction for fatty components. Large breast may require skin removal and tailoring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure of your ?: I am not sure of what you are asking. Please rephrase your question and ask again. Breasts are composed of fatty tissue as well as denser "breast" tissue. Depending on many things the ratio of fat to denser 'breast" tissue varies from person to person and throughout life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hum: In rheumatoid arthritis you might have for other reason inflammation , but muscle contraction is really not a feature of rheumatoid arthritis , flexure contracture might occurs , that are reducciton on the lengh of the tendons with dys functionallity those have to be evaluated and specific therapy instituted. Some patients with rheumatoid arthritis suffer of fybromyalgia, and have contractures. ...Read more
No: Collagen injection is not usually intended for the breast. If used it would likely cause irregularities and fibrosis. In europe, there are a few individuals that are injecting a hyaluronic acid based product called macrolane that has been used for breast augmentation. This is not collagen but similar to juvederm or restylane (dermal fillers). It lasts about a year and has not been popular. ...Read more
Photo aging : There is not much evidence that directly compares these two medications . Differing can be slightly less irritating to skin but it is off-label to use as anti -aging . ...Read more
Will biovaflex-egg membrane protein, astaxanthin combo be beneficial to osteoarthritis? Any better than conventional glucosamine+chondroitin?
DERMATOLOGISTS: Will taking collagen capsules help with fine lines over time? Ingredients:hydrolyzed marine collagen, elastin polypeptides
I really doubt it.: Protein is digested and absorbed. It's doubtful that a small amount of a particular protein is going to be 'special' compared to a burger. Less collagen, degraded protein loss of subcutaneous fat are aging features that promote crow's feet and specific dietary proteins just aren't going to change any of that. ...Read more
Breast augmentation: Recovery from breast augmentation over the muscle is typically easier than under the muscle due to the lack of stretch of the muscle. Both techniques are safe, however there has been a report to state that a breast implant under the muscle may provide better ease of reading on mammogram when compared with over the muscle (although there have been reports that have shown no difference as well). ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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Can taking a prescription anti-inflammatory medicine (Mobic) interfere with thyroid biopsy (FNA) results? Or a daily allergy pill (Claritin)?
Neither: Many plastic surgeons, myself included, use acellular dermal matrix grafts (generic phrase for alloderm) and fat grafting. They are usually used at different stages of breast reconstruction though circumstances may dictate using both. Neither one is "better" as they often serve different purposes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: As long thee doctor is aware of it. ...Read more
Both: Injecting platelet rich plasma is supposed to amplify the response of the repair cells by supplying growth factors to the area of injection. It's a good theory, but evidence of other than short term changes is lacking. ...Read more