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Ana positive 1:80 homogeneous pattern & 1:160 centromere pattern...Additional tests needed or just by centromere pattern crest & scleroderma r present?
Big subject!: I wish i could do everybody's homework assignments in 400 characters. Get a good pathology textbook such as robbins or a website you trust and read up on the lymphocytic and lymphoblastic leukemias, hodgkin's disease, and the non-hodgkin's lymphomas. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ethnic nose: Usually flat noses are associated with ethnic patients. They are correlate with a wide nasal bridge, which often includes a wide, poorly defined nasal tip. ...Read more
Normal: That is radiologist jargon for having a normal appearing bowel on the x-ray. We all have gas in our bowels and a "non obstructive bowel gas pattern" means it looks like it should look. A physiological stool burden means you have a normal amount of stool in your colon. Nothing bad. ...Read more
Unclear question: Worm may not be seen in the stool. Ascarid eggs are usually easily detectable if infestation is present. ...Read more
Yes: I'm not sure what the "sudden bowel change" is but a change in stool consistency can irritate internal or external hemorrhoids. Also changes in the bowels with blood can be associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (eg crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) or cancer. Check with your physician for a more specific history and physical exam, etc. ...Read more
Diastolic component: This is the velocity of the flow crossing your mitral valve. The flow from the upper chamber (Left Atrium) to Left Ventricle is regulated by the mitral valve. - Depending on the pressure, volume, muscle of the left ventricle the way the blood goes from atrium to ventricle may vary - Velocities can tell your cardiologist the level of impairment in diastole of ir normal. ...Read more
I have foul smelling stool of irregular consitancy with partially digested vegetable fibers. Also unusual flatulance. What diagnostic tests to do?
New?: Any change in diet, alteration in gut flora (antibiotics), or purgative agents may change your stool pattern & odor. Not everything bought in a health food store, or "natural" products (however well intentioned), may agree or be entirely safe. Testing, per your question, is also possible for maldigestion/malabsorption, bacterial overgrowth, infection, inflammation, alteration in gut transit, more. ...Read more
Widely distributed pruritus accompanied by small red blotches(1-3cm) and papules(0.5-2mm)changes location. Neg. Self scabies microscopy. Idea?Allergy?
Need more info: At your age those symptoms might signal something amiss. Could be change in diet, lack of exercise, not heeding the call of nature, eating too fast, anxiety and a few more things. That would put cancer at the bottom of causes. It would pay to have another talk with your family doctor to narrow down the possible cause of your complaint. Colonoscopy does not r/o out something wrong in your stomach ...Read more
Stool type 6. Chronic constipation chronic dysbiosis foul smelling. Increased negative behaviors and increased hyperactivity?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Does an MRI result of "minimal nonspecific periventricular deep white matter intensities" correlate or rule out an autism diagnosis in a 3yr old girl?
Not correlation: Should discuss with the neurologist on what it likely represents . But I can tell you it is not known to have a significant correlation with autism by itself e.g this finding is a well established determinant one way or another is not so. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
42 yr-old with a 14-yr history of regular episodes of flu-like symptoms like low fever, cold extremities, joint pain, facial flushing, digestive.....?
Woman age 50. leg weakness, foul smelling brown "spongy" stool or diarr, extreme fatigue no energy for anything. all labs/tests are normal. stress ech?
Not adequate history: This may well be a very complicated case. All labs are normal. The kind of labs are not mentioned . I am not sure if I would ask for a stress echo at this time What does your doctor say? I wonder if that an ekg was normal , I might seek consult with a GI physician prior to going to a stress echo . Has anyone mentioned pancreatic insufficiency? How much alcohol do you take. See further advice. ...Read more
Uc flare with thin stools, chunks of blood in stool, and frequency. Egd, colonoscopy, biopsies & digital perianal & rectal exam all normal. confused?
UC is long-term: Ulcerative colitis is a lifelong inflammatory disease of the lining of the large intestine and rectum, that may have systemic consequences, is often relapsing, and can lead to colon cancer. Flares may occur acutely, even after an unremarkable colon evaluation. Don't delay in ruling out superimposed infection, & seeking help from your gastroenterologist. Call him/her now-- ...Read more
History of loose stools & RUQ pain. Blood results show .68 ABS Lymph-low, 5.51 CRP-high, 33.1 MCH-high, 3.1 WBC-low. All other tests normal. Thoughts?
See details: The lab is not impressive except for the elevated CRP. With the history of disrrhea see a gastroenterologist. There are several possibilities including IBD. ...Read more
I know ARD diagnosis depends on the whole clinical picture. Probability-wise, which ARDs are associated with a nuclear coarse speckled ANA pattern?
Depends on other lab: There are a number of rheumatologic diseases that could have that ANA pattern, and it's also possible to have a positive ANA without having a disease. Diagnosis depends on more than just the ANA -- your doctor will probably do other tests, and with all the lab results plus your physical exam, be able to give you a diagnosis. ...Read more
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