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I m having irregular periods. I had an ultrasound of pelvis.In that my ut is (n) a/v, et=5.2mm, pod clear, b/l ovaries- usf.Is my ultrasound scan normal?
Probably, but: These words describe what sounds like a normal ultrasound. To say an ultrasound is normal one has to see pictures though, not just words. ...Read more
I have significant free fluid in POD and clear cyst Ms 29*27 mm on the left ovary. Do i need to worry?
Sonogram: Your doctor will need to explain the amount of free fluid. Each case needs to be evaluated individually. The cyst sounds very small. ...Read more
POD has cleared but lips are always dry. I apply vaseline. However, my doctor asked me not to. What should I do? How can I keep my lips soft?
''both ovaries show multiple small 4-6 mm predominantly peripherally placed follicles with increased stromal echogenicity likely pcod. Pod is clear''
No: Ultrasound is only 1 part of a pcos diagnosis: you must also have irregular periods, and must have some evidence of excess androgen (usually high testosterone in blood, though it may vary.) if you have both these things, and if the ultrasound is as described, then it is likely you do have pcos. ...Read more
Usscan on d12 says follicle ruptured, minimal fluid in pod. Got clear streachy CM on d12 and d17.Ovulation takes twice or am pregnant. Had sex 12to16?
Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Ive had diarrhea for four days now. It has gone from brown, to green, to yellow, and now today was lots of little sicle shaped reddish clear pods, abo?
like some sort of parasitic infection! Where is US do you live??? Any foreign travel??? A stool exam is indicated and you should contact your PCP (Primary Care Provider) about this testing!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
? PCOS ?:
If you mean pcos not pcod -- pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Check w/your gyn.
Diet, exercise and weight loss will help, as will metformin which can reduce Insulin resistance and regularize menses and even fertility. ...Read more
Help for acne?: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more
Exfoliation: It is important to have a good skin care regimen, morning and night, at every age. Even skin tone comes from regular exfoliation, both physically and chemically. A good facial scrub and/or mask once or twice a week. In addition, a facial serum which includes exfoliants like glycolic acid can help. Best of luck. ...Read more
Depends: Clear skin is a combo of being healthy from the inside out. Eat low glycemic, plant based foods, drink water (not all the other things), consider if you have food allergies (especially dairy and gluten), exercise, take vitamin b, d, e fish oil. From the outside use a good exfoliating agent to wash, sun block, hydroquinone for pigment and Retin-A daily; consider peels/microderms to help. ...Read more
Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more
See your derm: There are lots of causes of skin damage and breakouts. If OTC products and visits to your aesthetician are not doing the trick, then a visit to your dermatologist to get prescriptions and treatments to finally get clear skin! ...Read more
Yes !: Endometriosis close to the rectum may cause pain due to scarring like in this picture. This is especially try closer to your periods. Also nerve endings get hypersensitive around the disease. If advanced, the lesions may invade the rectal area ! for these reasons, it's important to make the diagnosis with laparoscopy and if possible, resection of as much disease as possible. ...Read more