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Doctor insights on: Peripheral Gland Diffusion

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Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Do you mean: Bartholin's glands? They are on either side of the opening of the vagina. ...Read more

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What causes just the right gland to swell?

What causes just the right gland to swell?

Gland on what: Part of the body. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Hard glands if it gets small is that good ?

Hard glands  if it gets small is that good ?

Perhaps: Palpable glands like lymph nodes get smaller after infection. If multiple hard glands changing sizes, go have them check for lymphoma. ...Read more

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Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Depends: Ultimately, brain is the organ that makes you a male. But, hypothalamus secretes hormones that cause pituitary gland to secrete hormones that cause testicles to secrete testosterone which helps to define your sexual characteristics. Dysfunction at any of these organs can cause disorders of male function. The dysfunction really depends upon the age at which the dysfunction occurs. ...Read more

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Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Don't know your: Gender. If you are female - please seek eval by your gynecologist. If you are male -please see your urologist. After injury is assessed, a treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more

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Is prostrate gland dangerous?

Not generally.: It usually occupies a remote and quiet corner of the body. It spends its life in silent service occasionally causing nocturnal urinary symptoms in older age. Less commonly it is the source of prostate cancer, but dangerous? I think not. ...Read more

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What gland regulates the glucose level?

What gland regulates the glucose level?

Concert: Many organs participate among which include: pancreas, pituitary, adrenals, intestine, liver. ...Read more

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What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

Let me explain: They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral glands in males. However, while bartholin's glands are located in the superficial perineal pouch in females, bulbourethral glands are located in the deep perineal pouch in males. ...Read more

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Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Pituitary : It's sit in the center your brain, right behind the nose. You can google pituitary and see actual images to the gland. ...Read more

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Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with cancer. The lymph nodes filter off substances drained by the lymph channels. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Areola glands?: yes but not normal for them to be enlarged. Gynecomastia in males needs to be evaluated by your physician ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Do isotretinoin reduces the size of sabecious glands permanently?

Do isotretinoin reduces the size of sabecious glands permanently?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. Furthermore, roche pharmaceuticals stopped manufacturing Accutane (aka isotretinoin) in 2009. The official reason was that roche's patent had run out. A number of generic equals are still available. However, many who have used the drug have reported harmful side effects (depression, bowel disease), and the drug is a known teratogen (can cause harm to the fetus) in pregnant women. ...Read more

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What happens if your lymph glands become blocked how is it treated?

What happens if your lymph glands become blocked how is it treated?

Blockage results: Lymphedema occurs when there is a compromise of the lymphatic circulation. This third circulation (arteries, veins) carries things too thick to be safely carried in arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. It is propelled along by normal body movements but contains a thick material called lymph. Blockage causes it to back up causing soft tissues/skin deformity. ...Read more

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How big should submandibular glands feel and where can you feel them?

How big should submandibular glands feel and where can you feel them?

I agree with: Dr. Sampson, but just wanted to clarify that while their size can be likened to a walnut, there is some variation to this and they certainly should not be indurated (hard) like a walnut ;-). ...Read more

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Can you swell the submandibular glands by constantly feeling for them?

Can you swell the submandibular glands by constantly feeling for them?

It's possible: If you are constantly rubbing or manipulating your glands or lymph nodes, you can definitely irritate them. This irritation leads to inflammation, and swelling which will lead to painful glands or nodes. If you notice yourself constantly feeling your neck, try to think of an activity to keep your hands busy, or go for a walk. No need to be concerned. Hang in there!! ...Read more

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What are sweat glands?

What are sweat glands?

Water secreting: Mammal have glands in the skin that excrete water to regulate body temperature. You may consult this site for more information on this topic.
https://www.britannica.com/science/sweat-gland

For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What are sublingual glands?

What are sublingual glands?

Salivary glands: There are three sets of salivary (spit/saliva) glands. The parotid (in front of both ears), the submandibular (just under the mandible on both sides) and the sublingual (under both sides of he tongue). ...Read more

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How to reduce enlarged glands?

How to reduce enlarged glands?

See your doctor: The answer for you is to be seen by your doctor so that he/she can determine why you have enlarged glands, and what is the best course of action to take to help resolve them, if needed. ...Read more

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What does the pineal gland do?

Pineal gland: Please go to Google and type in "pineal gland function".
You will a list that includes videos and images.
Go through both of them carefully and you will find your answer.

Images may be the best start.

When you have that under control think about writing an article for a newspaper. ...Read more

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Can TMJ feel like swollen gland?

Possible: Inflammation of the TMJ would indicate severe trauma or damage (i hope this is not the case). Possibly it is another structure that is swollen, get an evaluation with your dentist! ...Read more

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Could i donate my adrenal glands?

Could i donate my adrenal glands?

Not indicated: The medullary portion of the adrenal is responsible for producing the adrenaline compounds and the cortex for expression of cortisone. When an adrenal is lost replacement is not indicated since the functional loss is easily replaced with the necessary oral mediation. ...Read more

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How can I close the pineal gland?

Pineal gland: No you cannot close the pineal gland. Please add some more information that is worrying you. ...Read more

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What are the endocrine glands for?

What are the endocrine glands for?

Great question!: Endocrine glands (thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary glands, among many others) produce hormones. A hormone is a molecule which is released into the blood to travel to other cells. When the hormone meets a receptor molecule in these other cells, the hormone can change the activity of that cell. For example, Insulin is a hormone which promotes the uptake of glucose in other cells in the body. ...Read more

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Are lymph glands big with lymphoma?

Are lymph glands big with lymphoma?

Maybe: Enlarged lymph nodes (lns) may be associated with lymphoma, but the differential diagnosis (other causes) includes infection, inflammation, etc. Likewise, lymphoma often causes enlarged lns but not always. I have a recent patient with normal sized lns that are pet+ ("active") but with lymphoma in bone marrow. Lns may not be palpable and "hidden" inside body as well. ...Read more

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How to decalcify your pineal gland?

How to decalcify your pineal gland?

You can't,: and you don't need to. Pineal calcifications are common incidental findings on imaging studies. Unless there is an associated tumor, no treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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