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My Doctor Says I Have A Nevus In My Eye Will It Become A Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I was told I have a nevus in my eye. Follow up in a year. How often do these become cancer? I think the Dr said it was in the choroidal area?
My optometrist said he thinks I have a skin cancer on my eyelid and wants to remove it for me. Is this ok or should I see a dermatologist instead?
I had a red mark the size of a pencil eraser near my iris. It has now spread and gotten bigger. I can't get in to see my eye dr. Should i be worried?
Conjunctival hem.: If this is on the white of the eye, it is probably a subconjunctival hemorrhage, which is a usually spontaneous hemorrhage underneath the lining of the white of the eye. It is usually painless or only mildly irritated, and often is present upon awakening in the morning. Coughing, straining, rubbing can also cause this. They usually clear within a few days. See your doctor if you are not sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a lump in my arm. I got it removed and the doctor said that it was a fatty lump. Now I have more in my legs.He didn't send the lump for biopsy. What should I do?
I have a pea size lump mid back. The dermatologist said it wasn't in my skin but under it. She suggested that i see a surgeon.. Is this serious?
Don't know: To be sure what it is, you have to take it out. ...Read more
Hi, I noticed a weird lesion in my 3 yrs old daughter's lower eyelid about a week ago. the pediatrician said it's a stye, but I feel that it doesn't look like a stye , can you please take a look at the photo and tell me what you think?
Wrong site: The public HealthTap site is designed to provide general medical advise.The docs on the site are not able to review any lab,pictures, files,etc. that you may want to submit.It is also not a chat room, so we cannot review any prior or future submissions.There is a paid concierge service where you locate a physician willing to do a private consultation.Please consult the site information for directi ...Read more
My uvula has a long extension that seems to have a bump on the end. Its abnormal and i'm worried. Anybody seen this, can I send a pic? I saw it today
Uvula Bump: Ask your dentist or physician to check it... If there is any doubt an ENT specialist would be able to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
I have red spot on my right breast that has been there for a month. It has a black spot in the middle. Dr says could be an abcess. How can I get rid?
A spot in the white of my eye, looks like a freckle. Eye doc said no need to remove it. What is it anyway, and why did it develop? Had it for 10 years
Nevus: You have a small pigmented nevus on the white of the eye. This is just pigment cells that have normally divided and done this enough so that you can see it in the mirror. These are invariably benign, no need to remove it is true, but they can be removed as a cosmetic issue usually in an ophthalmologist's office. These rarely ever become a real problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a contact lense stuck in my eye for about a week. I cant see it under my lid. Is it dangerous?
I have a lump on my thyroid, I have had a biopsy and it came back clear, he wants to see me in 6 months time. On the same day he did the biopsy he found polyps up my nose which I have now had out, but what is the chance of this lump becoming cancerous, i
My gland in my neck has been swollen for a very long time my doctor said I have a virus but won't find out what it is could I have cancer?
Just got my eyes checked and the doctor says I have a hole in my right eye. I can see fine but he wants me to see a retinal surgeon. How serious is this? How does this happen?
How can get rid of a spot/ulcer on my lip? Its just a red lump, and rather noticeable, my friend said it was an ulcer, is she right?
I have a friend who went to several doctors to check a bump under his lower lip and did a biopsy on it , the result was it is a cancerous cell. How would you recommend it be removed? Thank you
I am 34 years old and have a lump in my armpit that is not painful. My doctor did do a breast exam and said it is nothing. Second opinion?
Review: Could be hydroadenitis. Go to to the surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
So i had this red spot on my left eye for years and i finally went to a doc.
It was diagnosed as nevus conjunctivalis. What are the risks of removal?
Minimal: The risks of removal are minimal but if it is not enlarging or causing symptoms it could just be left alone. ...Read more
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