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What is perineal massage?

What is perineal massage?

Massage: Perineal massage involves gently stretching the tissues that surround the opening to the vagina. Pregnant women close to delivery sometimes do this. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is perineal raphe?

Please tell me what is perineal raphe?

Anus to genital line: The area of the body between the anus and the scrotum or vagina. It forms a line that midway between the legs. ...Read more

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Mass in pancreas?

Mass in pancreas?

Could be many things: Needs a full work-up immediately. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a hilar mass?

What is a hilar mass?

Hilum: The hilum is the area in each lung where the great vessels and the airway meet. Typically a hilar mass refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes follow blood vessels. So where there are blood vessels there are lymph nodes. A hilar mass can either represent infection, inflammatory area or a malignancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a mass in my bre?

I have a mass in my bre?

Breast mass?: Let your doc know as soon as possible. You will need an office visit, followed by further tests, mammogram or ultrasound as felt necessary. ...Read more

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What is tuboovarian mass?

What is tuboovarian mass?

Near tube & ovary: A mass near where there fallopian tube meets the ovary. A mass is something big enough to be seen on a scan or felt on an exam, and that isn't supposed to be there, such as a big cyst, abscess, tumor, etc... ...Read more

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Is endura mass dangerous?

Is endura mass dangerous?

Dietary supplement: Endura Mass appears to be a dietary supplement manufactured & sold in India. In the States, dietary supplements are made & sold w/o 3rd party oversight, certainly not by FDA. In fact, Endura Mass has a statement similar to that required by our FDA: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases. Consider eating real food esp fruits & veggies rather than powder & pills. ...Read more

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What exactly is a vascular mass?

What exactly is a vascular mass?

A growth which has e: A vascular mass means a tumor or growth which has excess of blood flowing through it. It may be a benign tumor of blood vessesl commonly called hemangioma or it can be a cancerous growth, many of which has excess of blood flowing through them. You need to find out from the treating doctor what is the cause of this mass/tumor and what is he/she recommending for diagnosis and treatment? ...Read more

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Can pneumonia cause a large mass?

Can pneumonia cause a large mass?

Depends on wording..: Interpretations of chest imaging studies like ct scans often include words like "mass". This may simply mean there is a large abnormality. This could very well be pneumonia, especially if patient is sick. In this case, you will need repeat chest studies in a few weeks to make sure this "mass" is gone. If it's still there then the patient may need further testing. ...Read more

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Should i remove 5cm thyroid mass?

Should i remove 5cm thyroid mass?

Get thyroid checked: Your question does not provide enough information. You need to see an endocrinologist who does thyroid ultrasound and needle biopsy. A solitary "cold" nodule of 5 cm may be worrisome, but a cyst would be less so, same with a "hot nodule". The whole thyroid needs to be assessed. ...Read more