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What exactly is a prominent spine?

What exactly is a prominent spine?

See below: This is not a medical term but in context this would be a description used on the physical exam. Protuberant, standing out, and fullness are similar words. As far as the back exam this would refer to the spine, ribs or scapula. There are several causes and having an orthopaedic spine eval by an orthopaedic surgeon, not saying you need surgery. Hope I was helpful. Thank you. ...Read more

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What does endometrium is prominent mean?

What does endometrium is prominent mean?

Means: That it measures too think on the ultrasound, and at your age the standard of care is to do a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy, I do them in office, and pt is awake takes 5 minutes at the most, rare this should have to be done in hospital and that you would have to go to sleep, you need to r/o precancer or not as commonly cancer of the endometrium, please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Cortical sulci are prominent- what does it mean?

Cortical sulci are prominent- what does it mean?

CT BRAIN: Likely you had brain ct, could be nothing. It would help to have it in context and to know why you had the test. Best thing is to ask your doctor to have it all in context. ...Read more

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Isn't it abnormal for your spine to be prominent when you bend down?

Isn't it abnormal for your spine to be prominent when you bend down?

If painful see docto: There are a variety of reasons why this can be going on. You will need evaluation by a doctor to figure out the diagnosis. It could be either some type of scoliosis, or scheuermann's kyphosis, etc. Or just a normal spine. Nothing necessarily to be alarmed about if you are not having any pain. But having your concerns examined and evaluated will be recommended. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get prominent cheekbones without surgical procedures?

Is it possible to get prominent cheekbones without surgical procedures?

Probably not: Losing weight might help only if you are overweight. No one thinks starvation skinny is chic anymore. If it is your wish to have more prominent cheekbones I suggest you consult a board certified plastic surgeon for advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My testacles have vains attached to them. Very prominent. Is this common?

My testacles have vains attached to them. Very prominent. Is this common?

Likely, not testes..: Likely, what you observed is on the skin of the sac and not uncommon; they are scrotal varices which tends to increase in number as men age and is harmless but occasional bleeding. If inside the sac, some 15% of men have some varicocele above / around their left testis. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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Is that possible that some people just have prominent greater trochanters?

Yes: The wider the pelvis, the more the greater trochanters will extend out from the midline. In addition the shape of the top of the femur is a factor with a varus proximal femur leading to more prominence of the greater trochanter than a vagus hip. Finally, being thin will allow the trochanter to be more noticeable. ...Read more

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What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more

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What causes pinching - like sensation near the left chest, becoming more prominent.

What causes pinching - like sensation near the left chest, becoming more prominent.

Atypical chestpain: The chest pain you describe sounds atypical for heart pain.
Chest pain could also be from muscle, bone cartilage, joints, esophagus etc.
At your age better to have it examined. ...Read more

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Is it normal if my left cheekbone is more prominent than my right one, and I find it looks obvious?

Is it normal if my left cheekbone is more prominent than my right one, and I find it looks obvious?

Facial asymmetry!: Your body is really quite asymmetric, one foot may be larger than the left, etc. Issues facial asymmetry are magnified, particularly with females. Check with your pcp and discuss this. If there is a severe difference you may have surgical oprtions, ie plastic surgeon, oral-maxillofacial surgeon, or ent. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do at home to make my vericocele less prominent and unsightly? Even if it's just temporary?

Is there anything I can do at home to make my vericocele less prominent and unsightly? Even if it's just temporary?

No: Short of surgery, I'm not aware of anything you can do. Just act as though your scrotum is the way scrotums should be: everyone else is just inadequate. Perception is everything! ...Read more

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How do I tackle problem of rosacea. It had started since last one year and gradually becoming more prominent. Whenever I'm tense it gets worse.

How do I tackle problem of rosacea. It had started since last one year and gradually becoming more prominent. Whenever I'm tense it gets worse.

Meds/food/temp.: Most doctors prescribe oral or topical antibiotics for treatment of rosacea so see your doctor for treatments. Also avoiding alcohol, spicy food and extremes of hot and cold can be helpful to avoid flares. Here is a website with more information for you.
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/rosacea-the-basics? Source=search_result&search=rosacea&selectedTitle=1~80 ...Read more

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I get visual flickering disturbances in lower half of vision, seems to only occur when I focus on it 'consciously'. More prominent in darker setting?

I get visual flickering disturbances in lower half of vision, seems to only occur when I focus on it 'consciously'. More prominent in darker setting?

Eye exam: Flickering lights in an eye could be due to spasm in tiny vessels of the retina (occular migraine). A more serious cause would be slight tears in the retina. For this reason I recommend an eye exam by an opthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes my veins to be so prominent?

What causes my veins to be so prominent?

Many possiblities: There are many possibilities why vein may be more visible. Standing on feet for a longer amount of time for several days, increased hydration, but one common cause is pregnancy. Veins also tend to be more visible in thin or fair skinned individual. If it a concern please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is prominent vein danger to body???

Is prominent vein danger to body???

NO: NO (with a few RARE exceptions (eg in the stomach or esophagus)

Hope this helps!

DR Z ...Read more

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What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

Not reliable: This description is not very reliable. The endometrial stripe is helpful to describe in a menopausal women and has been studied related to fertility. It is normal in your age range for the endometrium to be thinner after a period (4mm) and then thicken thru the month until menstruation. Up to 20mm may be normal. If you are having problems with heavy or irregular bleeding, then have a biopsy. ...Read more

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Could it be the prominent permanent exposed glans?

Could it be the prominent permanent exposed glans?

Yes, . ...: This - to permanently and completely expose glans penis, may occur naturally or after circumcision. For more, ask your urologist timely. ...Read more

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What enzymes prominently work within the GI system?

What enzymes prominently work within the GI system?

Hundreds.: There are many enzymes in the digestive tract. Some of the more prominent ones include amylase, which digests starch, lipase helping digest fats, and pepsin, helping with proteins. There are many others. There are complete lists on the Internet. Good luck. ...Read more

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On xay: What does "prominent acetabular margins" mean?

On xay: What does "prominent acetabular margins" mean?

X-ray of hip: It means that there are well-demarcated edges of the pelvic socket--that part that holds the femoral head. It could imply some arthritis around the rim, or just very sclerotic dense bone. ...Read more

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What does prominent interstitial markings bilaterally means?

What does prominent interstitial markings bilaterally means?

Chest X-ray?: I assume you mean on a chest x-ray? It can mean a lot of things, including old scarring, new infection or fluid overall. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Prominent glabella?

What is the definition or description of: Prominent glabella?

Directly above nose: An area above the nose, in the middle of the forehead, that sticks out beyond the forehead. Please post a photo for more details. ...Read more

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Is a mega cisterna magma larger than a prominent cisterna magna?

Is a mega cisterna magma larger than a prominent cisterna magna?

The same: I'm not a neurosurgeon but I believe both are the same.
A mega cisterna magna refers to adult patients with significantly enlarged CSF retrocerebellar cisterns in the posterior fossa with normal cerebellar morphology. Controversy remains around whether mega cisterna magna is a normal anatomical variant or due to volume loss of the cerebellum. ...Read more

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Is a prominent cistern magma a sign of chromosonal abnormalities?

Is a prominent cistern magma a sign of chromosonal abnormalities?

Depends: In a developing fetus this can suggest chromosomal abnormalities when part of a more significant finding known as a Dandy Walker malformation, but otherwise often has no significance or clear genetic association. In persons, it often is felt to be a variant of normal. ...Read more

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Could I be born with diabetes if it is very prominent in my family?

Could I be born with diabetes if it is very prominent in my family?

Unlikey: You will probably not be born with dm, but you have a greater chance of developing it later in life especially if you gain weight, and do not get adequate exercise. ...Read more