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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
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
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
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
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
LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more
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
Is there anything I can do at home to make my vericocele less prominent and unsightly? Even if it's just temporary?
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.
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
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?
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
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
Prominent brow: = accentuated supraorbital ridge.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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