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Parotid Gland Has Multiple Masses That Decrease With Antibiotics
I have multiple lesions dealin with my salivary gland which is the parotid glands n enlarge thyroid n nodule can those lesion be benign or malignant?
Yes: Your lesions can be either benign or malignant and it can be a difficult diagnosis even after removal. But some experts advise removal in either case since even benign growth can make surgery more risky later. The nerves in the area are important for eating, talking and - of course - your facial expressions and attractiveness. Find an ENT you trust to get this under control. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
131 radiation for thyroid cancer caused problems in my parotid gland. Fna reveals cyst AND tumor of partoid gland. What should I do. Remove or watch?
Benign tumor?: Hi. I'm sorry about the parotid gland; usually the lemon drops during the therapy period prevent that. I am assuming it's not a malignant tumor, or your doc would have already told you it needs to come out (I've never seen sialadenitis from 131-I cause cancer). Confer with the ENT surgeon you're seeing about risks vs. benefits of removal. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are multiple sub-cm hypodensities of the left kidney, too
small to adequately characterize but may represent cysts. Both kidneys
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Polycystic kidneys?: There is a condition called polycystic kidney disease in which there are multiple cysts within the substance of the kidneys. They may not be detectable early in life, but as one gets older, the cysts grow and may become more numerous. Often, tests/scans are being done for other reason, but findings such as your is suspicious for pkd. Follow-up with doc for periodic monitoring. Good luck. ...Read more
I have cyst on my parotid gland (deep lobe). It has been identified as a benign lesion with cystic degeneration. What are the suggested treatments?
Parotid cyst: This really depends on how bothersome it is and how it looks. If its painful or looks terrible then it can be removed. You already know its benign. ...Read more
Andreas has pancreatic cancer with no spread to nearby organs. After three rounds of chemotherapy, both oral and infusion, the tumor has shrunk from 4.8 to 2.8 cm. The tumor is not operable due to scar tissues. Is there any other option?
Local aggressive : Some promising results with local aggressive treatment to the persisting mass and regional lymphatics followed by more chemotherapy. We have used cybeknife radiosurgery before and or after a course of chemo radiation to the above described regions with good results. No disease spread to other areas and shrinking mass after couple of rounds of chemo is encouraging. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My wife had endometriosis stage 4 which has been removed however there are nodules remaining which are also affecting the draining urea tube of kidney?
See the attending,,,: For the condition as described, you should bring all your questions and concerns to the attending physician, instead of trying guessing game online. Best wish... ...Read more
Could an eye orbital mass be metastatic lung cancer from a 11 mm lung nodule, with no swollen glands or other evidence of cancer?
Time has taught me..: ..That with cancer almost anything is possible. That said, it would be unlikely for a 1cm lung "nodule" to go only to the orbit, especially if it is not proven to be cancer. I would suggest you discuss this with your doc (there may be details he/she knows that we don't) but seems to me that further imaging or maybe a biopsy are considerations if either of those 2 lesions are suspicious enough. ...Read more
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CT scan shows multiple small tumors on 1 adrenal gland. Should I be concerned that there are seemingly " a lot" on one poor gland? Tests recommended?
Adrenal gland: There are various types (benign and malignant) of adrenal tumors. You need to see an endocrinologist to methodically evaluate this issue ...Read more
Benign parotid lesion in the deep lobe with cystic degeneration. 1.1 x 1.2cm in size, mobile, not painful. Suggested treatments?
Can sinus infection cause feeling of something stuck in throat for 3 months? No other symp besides enlarged salivary gland or node. Cancer? Clear ct
You need to see a : Specialist physician. Problem has gone on too long. Please see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a complete history and physical. Bring your old records and any test results/images. I suspect they will inspect your throat with a special scope. Depending on prior workup, additional sinus or neck imaging may be useful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an inflammation in my left jaws (saliva glands) and was diagnosed with mumps). Is this the same as thyroid glands disease? 2 of them related ?
Dentist said salivary ducts are clogged in mouth. Submandibular salivary gland increases & decreases in size. Adjacent lymph node swollen. Infection?
What causes chronic elevated wbc's , on no meds , mention of lymph nodes in para aortic are and retroperitoneal, also they have been noted in axilla?
This pattern: Could be seen in indolent non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Would not say more without details on the degree and type of wbcs increased and the size of the nodes. ...Read more
They found a complex cystic mass with multiple septation on my left parotid gland .. Do I have a greater risk of having cancer because of this?
Parotid mass: Both benign and malignant parotid tumors can present as a complex cystic mass. In looking at the percentages, 80% of masses in the parotid are benign while only 20% are malignant. Steps in evaluation could include needle aspiration biopsy which allows a look at the cells. This can possibly help to know if the lesion is benign or not. Either way, usually recommend removal of most parotid masses. ...Read more
1 CM pituitary neoplasm, stable but has been called tumor, hypophysitis, nothing, leading to $1ks of mris with no certainty as to diagnosis of pituitary or partial adrenal insuff, biopsy worth risks?
Discuss with doc: There are tumors in this region that grow briefly and stop, causing no interference with life other than the stress involve with knowing it might. It can be a very difficult area to get to without causing injury to sensitive structures that make and release hormones. Cautious monitoring of the tumor (MRI) and hormones (blood tests) with the neurosurgeon working with the endo doc is the safest appr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes diminished excretion by the parotid and submandibular glands?I do not any autoimmune diseases.
Should submamdibular glands be felt about the size of a walnut? Ct scan said no andenopathy of nodes and salivary glands unremarkable
I have a thyroid nodule that has increased in size from mm's to 1.6cm and hypoechoic associated with calcification. Increased blood flow also?
Needle Biopsy: It is likely that there will be a recommendation for a needle biopsy of the nodule. This is done usually under ultrasound guidance and local anesthesia as an out-patient procedure. If there is evidence of a cancer then further treatment such as surgery will be required. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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