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Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenoma Spills Into Abdominal Cavity
Good news: These tumors are most common in the ovary, where they can be huge (i've handled a few the size of basketballs or larger) but very benign. The first successful open-abdomen surgery with cure and survival was performed on the american frontier for removal of one of these by a brave surgeon. ...Read more
I have a large complex mucinous cystadenoma on my left ovary 20x10cm suspected malignancy, Can anyone Recommend how long I will wait for surgery?
Cyst: A mucinous cystadenoma is a cyst of the ovary which is lined by cells which produce mucin, a gelatinous-type material. It is benign 80% of the time but can be borderline cancerous or malignant. Such cysts often become very large and can cause complications like torsion (twisting) of the ovary or rupture. Surgical removal is generally required. ...Read more
How is the distal tube of vp shunts placed/coiled in the abdominal cavity? How long/far in does it usually go?
Ovary up high in abdominal cavity closer to ribs after hysterectomy , very small and not in normal position. Problem? Sorry didn't word last ? Right.
giant hemagioma left lobe of the liver 11.6 by 17.9 by 15.2cm is it possible this mass caused liver to move downwards in my abdominal cavity .why ?
Liver: That's a large mass and its expanded the size of your liver. Your liver hasn't moved but it takes us more space than before. ...Read more
Does wheat increase the amount of fat that is stored in abdominal cavity? I was curious if a primarily carb diet from wheat leads to more weight gain.
Yes if large amounts: A diet high in sugars and starches is probably the greatest contributor to obesity. The book wheat belly makes the case that wheat is a major factor. See http://thehealingproject.Us/2012/09/22/book-summary-wheat-belly-by-william-davis-md/ for a good summary. However, there are some strong critiques http://noglutennoproblem.Blogspot.Com/2012/03/wheat-belly-busted.Html see my comments for more:. ...Read more
My mum has an infection in her abdominal cavity, petrionitis. I just want to know if she will be alright?
Hopefully: Peritonitis can be life threatening.M source of the infection has to be found and treated. ...Read more
Yes it: will as it contains digestive enzymes. This would be a surgical emergency. ...Read more
Here are some ...: A true retractile testis can be seen and palpable in the sac while the baby sleeps, and should be just followed up to puberty - the time to become staying in the sac, as long as there is no coexisting inguinal hernia and he is comfortable. But retractile testis may become "ascending" testis in some 25% of patients, which will require timely exploration and fixation (orchiopexy). So, ask Doc for... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Weird ? After my hysterectomy I was told my ovary that was left is now in my abdominal cavity and not in pelvic cavity. Could that be a problem later
Ovary after hysterec: Ovaries are suspended in the abdominal cavity after hysterctomy-this procedure is called 'ovariopexy".This is done to prevent discomfort with intercourse after hysterectomy.It will function just as well in the abdomen as its original location.I do not see this causing any problems later in life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually surgically: Your doctor (gyn surgeon) should be able to help you wih this. ...Read more
Maybe It's Twoo Wuv: It could be transmission from your heart.As long as by "fluttering"you mean a rapid pulsation.It could also be some twitching from your diaphragm.The heart thing has more serious ramifications so when it happens check your pulse.If it is rapid,then you need to see a doctor.If not, place your palm on your upper stomach area and feel for twitching.If nothing is found,see a doc if it lasts 2 weeks ...Read more
4 the last year experiencing discomfort in the left lower quadrant of my abdominal cavity. What could be the problem and how could I treat the issue?
A variety of things: Within the left lower quadrant, lies the sigmoid colon (part of the large intestine), the left ovary (females), and the left kidney ureter. Evaluation and treatment will depend on associated symptoms, e.g. diarrhea, constipation, blood in urine or stool, presence of mass and nature of discomfort. See a gastroenterologist if this persists or worsens. ...Read more
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