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Nodules On Eye
Got results for PET scan on lung nodules. Nodules are "undetermined" cuz of size but parotid glands on both side of neck showed "hot". Any relation?
Thyroid nodule right side, fna = benign. Some growth on 6 mo u/s. No further growth on 12 mo u/s but small new nodule on left side. Significant?
Likely benign : Most thyroid nodules are benign. To put things in perspective up to 67% of the general population evaluated with ultrasound will have an incidental thyroid nodule. However, without knowing your history, risk factors (family history, history of radiation exposure), and specific imaging features of your thyroids nodules - it's very difficult to get into specifics. Consult with your radiology doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry eye I took my finger to my eye pressed on the inner corner & then sideways towards the eye. 2 doz. pcs of tiny invisible grit got on my eye ?
Lubricate: Try using an eye rinse product to irrigate any residual debris from your involved eye & then use artificial tears every 1 to 2 hours (refresh™) to soothe the surface of your eye. This should alleviate the dry scratchy feeling. If no improvement, you may have a scratch and need to have an examination. ...Read more
Soft nodule on back of neck, if touched, I experience vertigo. Lump is directly behind thyroid nodule on front of neck. Are they connected issues?
Red eyelid on corner of eye and very dry flaky skin on corner of eye. Treated with methylprednisotone aceponate but temporary effect, what to do?
Angular blepharitis.: There is a distinct entity that affects the corners of the eye called angular blepharitis. It can be allergic/atopic in nature, but commonly can also be associated with bacterial infection and would require treatment with antibiotics. If steroids like Methylprednisolone aceponate have not helped, you should be re-evaluated by an eye md (ophthalmologist) for the necessity of antibiotic treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Most likely two issues here but you do need to give more detail ...Read more
Prominent vessels in lobe of thyroid, nodule on other lobe, hypothyroid, inconclusive fna of nodule?
Subcentimeter hypodense nodule on left thyroid lobe with coarse focus of calcification---subcentimeter left thyroid nodule.Non-specific in nature.
Thyroid nodules: Most nodules less than 1 cm are not concerning and can be monitored with periodic ultrasounds. Some features such as calcification may heighten concern. Much more information is necessary in your situation. Is there family history of thyroid cancer, personal history of hyper or hypothyroidism, and radiation exposure? You need to discuss this with an endocrinologist and arrange a treatment plan. ...Read more
Small Dark arc along outer edge of iris in left eye. Lies exactly on edge if iris.
Borders iris but only 1/2mm long,can only see it up close?
Difficult to say: Based on your description it is difficult to say exactly what it is. You probably need to be evaluated to determine if it's something that is benign and just needs to be monitored versus if it needs treatment. ...Read more