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How you you spot a diagnosis that is fraudulent or incorrect?

Get another opinion!: This is a bizarre question. Why would anyone make a "fraudulent diagnosis"? One intended to deceive? For what purpose? Can a diagnosis be incorrect? Of course! health care providers aren't god. Get another opinion, or two, or three, and stop being so suspicious! ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis of the person who has dry ares in the hands and in center of them a very small red spot?

What is the diagnosis of the person who has dry ares in the hands and in center of them a very small red spot?

Diagnosis?: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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How frequently does a spot compression lead to a breast cancer diagnosis?

How frequently does a spot compression lead to a breast cancer diagnosis?

Sometimes: Spot compression is used to determine if an area of abnormal appearing tissue on a mammogram spreads out like normal breast tissue or holds together densely like a more worrisome mass. Usually it spreads out and you forget it. Even when it leads to a biopsy because it doesn't compress it doesn't by any means absolutely mean cancer, it just increases those chances. ...Read more

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I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, i get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?

I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, i get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?

Lubricate: High doses of marine fish oil and/or coconut oil can help lubricate from the inside, not just outside. Please avoid lotions w/alcohol in them because they are drying. Winter is high season for dry skin. Check with a dermatologist for a diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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A case of white stria on hips and lots of fats depositions with wrinkles , a dark spot of pigmentation on lower lip and septic tonsilitis, diagnosis?

A case of white stria on hips and lots of fats depositions with wrinkles , a dark spot of pigmentation on lower lip and septic tonsilitis, diagnosis?

Get checked: Some of your symptoms represent a hormonal problem such as Cushings syndrome, otherwise having tonsillitis which is septic is something I think you need to be evaluated for. Please see your doctor for the best answer. ...Read more

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5 mos ago diagnosis h pylori. Tongue was painful & sore under white stuff. Never diagnosis as thrush & now have a veru sore spot on side tongue. Keeps rubbing tooth?

5 mos ago diagnosis h pylori. Tongue was painful & sore under white stuff. Never diagnosis as thrush & now have a veru sore spot on side tongue. Keeps rubbing tooth?

Candidasus: Even though you were never Dx wuth thrush mote that's what it was and it could be now. Everytime you are taking antibiotics fungal infection are likely to happen. To prevent this ypu can try yogurt or probiotics. If you di not find reliefe with this you may need a prescription to overcpme the candida albicans infection ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot?Any treatment?

Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot?Any treatment?

Seborrhoic keratosis: Treatment usually isn' t necessary. However, if lesion bleeds or becomes irritating you can have it removed through various methods including laser. ...Read more

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Can a CT from 7 years ago be used to diagnosis for current liver hemangioma. A current ultrasound shows a spot on the liver. Don't want to waste money.

Can a CT from 7 years ago be used to diagnosis for current liver hemangioma. A current ultrasound shows a spot on the liver. Don't want to waste money.

CT v US for liver: You stated a ct showed a hepatic hemangioma seven years ago and you had an us showing a "spot" on your liver recently. I will assume you had an ordering physician and can gain access to the old ct report. If so, i would venture to say if they are in the same approximate area and size you're probably fine with just the us. Any major difference may need a reconsideration. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Clear ab CT scan w/ IV & oral contrast, clear colonoscopy then u/s diagnosis liver hemangioma.Urq pain & tender spot n lower right rear rib.Ideas & nxt step?

Clear ab CT scan w/ IV & oral contrast, clear colonoscopy then u/s diagnosis liver hemangioma.Urq pain & tender spot n lower right rear rib.Ideas & nxt step?

See HPB surgeon: The symptoms you describe could well be related to the hepatic hemangioma. The decision to remove will depend on: 1) size (usually remove when > 10 cm); 2) symptomatic (pain, ache, fullness); 3) causing blood problems (when the hemangioma destroys blood cells); 4) causes congestive heart failure. See a surgeon who specializes in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon. ...Read more

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F, 19. Possible diagnosis? Seeing a rheum. in 2 wks. Anemia, malar, low fever, tired, bald spot, joint pain, positive ANA, night sweats, nausea. Thx!

Wait and see: The rheumatologist in 2 weeks, can't commit to a diagnosis without more history and physical examination, symptoms and lab results are common to many conditions, and need to be explained within the clinical context, best wishes ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back?

Much too vague.: Please be more specific when trying to asking us a question. We will try to help to the extent we can but we must have some clues to help you. ...Read more

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Why is my sons soft spot big?

Why is my sons soft spot big?

Incomplete data: When using this site it is important to give enough background information for us to answer your question.You list no age/size or other features.I'll assume you mean newborn, although it could be any age in the first year or so.I've seen normal newborns with spots ranging from undetectable to grapefruit size, They get smaller with age.The biggest ones I protect with a helmet. ...Read more

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Weird big brown spot on my back?

Weird big brown spot on my back?

Brown sponts: This could be due to myriad of reasons. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have popped a spot with a pin!?

How can we help you?: Please provide a specific question. Thanks.

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