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Shadow On My Uterus What Could It Be
I have could it be a dark spot on the inside of my vaginia lip what its sensitive but i can't get it off
Is : Is this new or has it been there for a long time? Does it hurt or itch? These are all important questions that need to be answered. You may be dealing with a mole or a genital wart. It is hard to say without seeing it or having more information. My advice is for you to see a doctor for a medical evaluation. Lastly, please don't try to remove it; you could cause injury to the tissue, and possibly an infection. Good luck. ...Read more
I have to get an MRI on my lower abdomen. When getting x-rayed on my hips dr noticed something on my ovary. What would be the reas or what could it be?
Hard to: say without seeing the xray, but if I had to speculate they probably saw a pelvic calcification that could indicate a benign dermoid. ...Read more
My doctor saw gray shading inside the 5cm ovarian cyst on my ultrasound.. What does this mean? Could it mean it's cancerous??
Ask your doctor: It is impossible to get a reliable opinion on what a finding on a CT scan means from physicians who have not seen the scan. Speculation just leads to undue worry. Talk to your doctor! They have seen the scan... ask them the questions you have, openly, until you understand what they are thinking about the CT finding. Take care. ...Read more
I had a transvaginal ultrasound and it was painful... What could be the cause? It hurt while checking my left ovary
Variety of things: A variety of things could cause it. Vaginal dryness, lack of lubricant on the sonogram, placing too much pressure on the probe, a problem in the bladder, rectum, uterus or ovaries are all a few of the possibilities. Finding out if anything abnormal was found on the sonogram is the next step. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a "intrauterine mass" on the "back of my uterus?" On the MRI it looks like it is near my tailbone. Does this sound right?
Not normal: An utrauterine mass is not normal. Most of the time these are fibroids, which are benign. Usually MRI can diagnose fibroids since they tend to have typical MRI signal characteristics. Sometimes they appear more indeterminate. Since they don't seem to specifically mention fibroid, it sounds like they are not quite sure at this point.. Talk to your doctor, you made need follow-up for this. ...Read more
I have 2 1inch white bumps on the right side of the bottom of my vagina should it be something could it be a cyst and is that harming me ?
Needs examination: As the other 2 have said, need to work out whether cyst/hydrocele, infection, hernia or very small chance of being something more nasty like cancer or other problem. Needs urgent examination with your doctor and you may need referral for ultrasound to fully sort it out if your doctor remains unsure after examining you. All the best ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The radiologist was able to feel a palpable lump near my thyroid but the ultrasound showed nothing. What does this mean and what could it be?
Ultrasound trumps: Examiners fingers no worry! he needs more practice :). ...Read more
What could a painful bump on my breast be? I have a bump on my breast on the areola it hurts wondering what it mat be or cause.
My ultrasound showed a cyst on my right ovary but also said my uterus was heterogeneous. What does that mean and what causes it, if anything?
Not unusual: "heterogeneous" just means that the uterine wall has some areas that look different from other areas on imaging (as opposed to "homogeneous, " which means that the whole uterus looks the same across the board). Sometimes it means that a woman has fibroids or adenomyosis, but it is usually not concerning. Your doc can tell you how that finding applies to you. ...Read more
I am on my period a blood came out. It look strange it was wierd it was small with a string on it the string attach to it . What could have caused it?
I recently had a discharge that looked like skin. It was half the size of my palm. What could this be? Could it be cancerous?
Not cancer: If it was a single piece of tissue- probably a decidual cast. This would be most likely if you are on hormonal contraception or have high Progesterone levels. If there were multiple episodes the tissue was vaginal skin -the condition is vaginal desquamation or sloughing of the vaginal skin- kind of like peeling after a sunburn. It indicates a reaction to something, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Did the doc comment : How old is the pregnancy, what is the radiologist's impression, possible artefacts /while doing the usg or film development is possible. Get the reassurance from the radiologist. May be repetition of the scan after few weeks will help to give you more peace of mind. Check with your obstetrician too. ...Read more
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