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Reasons For Moles
Possible reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.
Moles: Some have thicker base and are raised. Depends on the genes turned on in the mole. Show to your Dr. ...Read more
Depends on the type: There are many different types of alopecia. Male pattern baldness is called androgenic alopecia and is effected by the actions of dihydrotestosterone. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition. Whereas other alopecias/hair loss can be due to thyroid or other medical diseases. ...Read more
Not sure: Not sure what you're asking. The thyroid exists to control metabolism. Are you asking what is the reasons for thyroid abnormalities and disorders to occur? If so, like any other bodily organ, things occasionally go wrong. Sometimes we can figure out why, other times we can't. But we can usually treat them. ...Read more
Is circumcision ever performed for medical reasons? Are circumcisions ever performed out of necessity for medical reasons?
Bright red blood: From rectum usually means hemorrhoids. But other causes are infection, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, or rarely in your age group cancer, assuming that you have no blood abnormalities that affect clotting. Because cancer is a possibility, you should have a doctor look you over. Rectal bleeding is not normal. ...Read more