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Round hard masses,palpable,on inner side of oral part, should I be concerned? Present from many years
If a child undergoes a faecal disimpactation should faecal masses still be present 6 weeks later, or is this deemed a failure of the disimpactation re?
Fecal impaction: Your child continues to be constipated. The problem may be his diet He should be on a high fiber diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, legumes, prunes,raisins, dates, figs and nuts. Also reduce the milk and milk products in his diet as well as giving him high fiber cereals to eat. If worse comes to worse use miralax (polyethylene glycol) to normalize his stools.Make sure also that your doctor has ruled out Hirshsprung ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. A doctor needs to examine your back to rule out potentially significant disease. ...Read more
I had op for masses of hydrocese. Now one of my tetes is tiny . What is wrong and is it dangerous?
What is meant by no biliary ductal dilitation and no hepitic masses and gallbladder walls are normal?
What are the chances of a solid mass on my liver being cancerous? Are there non-cancerous solid masses?
Cysts are: Women produce small cysts, called follicles, on their ovaries every month. Ovarian cysts are very common, especially women of reproductive age. The vast majority of ovarian cysts are benign. When there is a soft tissue component (a mass that is partially cystic), it generally becomes more concerning as the soft tissue percentage increases. ...Read more
A challenge: There are many factors that may help in making this distinction. Age plays a big factor as masses in women over 50 are more worrisome. The type of mass is critical as solid or complex masses are more worrisome than simple fluid filled cysts. Size sometimes plays a role although this is less specific. In many cases you can't say 100% until they are out. ...Read more
Can masses grow slow in the lungs without siptoms for more than five years even they are critical in sizes. ?
Yes: It depends what critical in size means. A growing cancer for example can double in volume every ninety days, but can start as a speck. On the other hand a scar can remain a scar for a long time and can develop into scar carcinoma later. There are other nodules or tumors which are not cancer and stay as they are. If not pressing on airways it may not cause symptoms. ...Read more
Do all neoplastic masses, both benign and not, have vascularity of some kind? What ones have moderate vascularity?
Need more details: Vascularity has to be related to the type of test/imaging method used. In general benign tumors are not supposed to be very vascular, malignant ones commonly are hypervascular. Yet these findings are not totally reliable, so a biopsy is the only way to tell the nature of what we are dealing with. ...Read more
I have been receiving degarelix injections for a year or so and have a lot of hard masses under my skin. Can they be removed? Are they harmful?
Wait: Most injection site reactions to this drug will resolve over time. They are not harmful, just cosmetic concern. ...Read more
The right endometrial complex measures 7.1 mm & left 5.5. There're multiple circumscribed myometrial masses consistent w/ leiomyomas 3.7x3.8x4.3cm
Can anxiety make yiu feel things when you poke and prod at your body even when everyone else including doctors tell you your fine. Looking for masses?
Anxiety: Yes. If you don't know the anatomy any prodding will reveal 'masses' which are in reality normal structures. If you rub them enough they will eventually start to hurt because YOU are the irritating agent. Stop. Eliminate caffeine from your diet, try some chamomile tea twice a day. Listen to some calming music with the tea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mammo report what does NO INTERVAL CHANGES NOTED mean finding HETEROGENEOUSLYDENSE which may OBSCURE SMALL MASSES BIRADS 2 BENIGN FINDING is it bad?
Have two nodules, 4.5 and 6.3 cm. The large one is displacing the trachea. Us describes as medially located & containing several low density masses. ?
Depends on size: There are many types of kidney masses, ranging from cysts to adenomas to fibromas and occasionally a malignancy. . The majority of small kidney growths are benign, while larger ones are more likely to be cancerous. Most masses are diagnosed incidentally. If treatment is required, options, include watching and waiting, medication, and surgery. Many masses are discovered incidentally through an X-ray, (CT) scan, (MRI) study, or an ultrasound being done for another procedure A mass of about 1.5 in (4 cm) or less is only about 20 to 30% likely to be cancerous, while those larger than 2.75 in (7 cm) are about 90% likely to be cancerous. A doctor may also take a biopsy of the mass. Renal adenoma is the most common type of benign kidney mass, and is seen as a small growth.. Sometimes they are classified as precancerous, and they are closely monitored for growth. Many doctors choose to surgically remove renal adenomas to prevent them becoming cancerous . ...Read more