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Your face is fine: Bradley Cooper is lopsided. Do you think he cares? So is every other male and female celebrity. Look around you. Nobody cares about a symmetrical face. Somebody's told you something to make you unhappy, and in doing so they did you a grave disservice. People notice how you move, what you can do, how you talk, and especially whether you're fit. ...Read more
Plastic surgeon: Most of us are not symmetrical. Compare your right and left thumb and you will see if you are right handed that thumb will be bigger. Your jaw muscles become overactive on one side and underactive on the other. Sometimes the asymmetry is from skeletal crossbites which need a dentist to correct. Make an appt. And find out your cause. ...Read more
Important factor: The cup to disc ratio refers to the amount of depression that is in the center of the optic nerve. As glaucoma progresses this depression enlarges because the eye nerves are dying. Asymmetrical not symmetrical cup to disc ratios are usually a clue to the presence of glaucoma. An examination is important. ...Read more
Yes, but most likely it will take surgery (possibly plastics), orthodontics (if jaw asymmetry is evident) or a combo of both. No worries, just get more information via consults and education before you pull the trigger.
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Psoriasis: Psoriasis is characterised by red, scaly patches of skin, which usually have very well defined edges. It is often symmetrical, affecting both sides of the body. The scale is typically silvery white. This typical scale may not be so obvious if the psoriasis affects a body fold such as the armpit or the patient is using emollients regularly. Then it is more likely to be smooth and shiny. ...Read more
How do I make my face symmetrical. I think my right side is bigger that my left side. Plz help me?
Asymmetrical face: How do I make my face symmetrical. I think my right side is bigger that my left side. Plz help me? ANS: find the cause of the asymmetry and that will guide how to change it. Look at others in your family. Do they look the same? Look at pictures from family as far back as y0u can. You may want to take these to show the Dr. ...Read more
2yo has 3 freckles on entire body. Is it normal to see small color variations within the freckles. All are symmetrical?
Yes: Your body is not perfectly symmetrical. There will be differences from side to side. Most notable are breasts. If there is no pain or problems with it then there is no reason for concern. ...Read more
Is plica fimbriata always symmetrical? I have a noticeable flap (maybe 2mm) on one side, and only much smaller ones on the other.
Not always: The plica fimbriata is a slight fold of the mucous membrane on the underside of the tongue which runs laterally on either side of the lingual frenulum. The free edge of the plica fimbriata occasionally exhibits a series of fringe-like processes. They can become irritated during brushing or hygiene. Talk to your dentist. ...Read more
My nipples have become unsymmetrical since September and it really bugs me. Is it anything to worry about and can I get them to be symmetrical?
No as you develop: It is natural. None of us are naturally equal on both sides. ...Read more
How do I make my face symmetrical. I think my right side is bigger that my left side. When I take pictures it's very noticeable. Plz help me?
Mild facial assymetry is normal. If there is a new onset of assymetry you should get evaluated for a neurologic problem such as a Bells Palsy or or swelling such as from salivary glands, allergies, etc.
Most likely the swelling is noticeable mostly to you, If you are really unhappy with your appearance you can always seek help from a facial plastic surgeon who can remodel your face. ...Read more
My lovehandles are not symmetrical, the bone of one side is higher, rounder and standing outside more than the other. What's my problem? Could it be fixed
Pelvic Obliquity: Young female w. one iliac crest higher. This can be seen w. organic leg length differences, but is exceedingly rare & scannogram is only way to determine; tape measure of external body gives false info. This disorder more commonly seen w. unilateral sacroiliac joint, SIJ, subluxation disorder; as joint nutates & counternutates. SIJ disorder oft seen women w. Hypermobility Syndrome & Fibromyalgia. ...Read more
What to do with lymphnodes that are movable, feeling soft and are 1cm. They are symmetrical and in the posterior cervical area. That's why I'm concernd?
Lymph nodes on neck: May be from sinus infection, , throat infection, ear infection, sometimes mononucleosis (but anterior lypmph nodes are large then too), These are the most liklely since you are young, kids always have lymph nodes swollen. Rarely cat scratch fever (that is rare) rarely lymphoma. if does not resolve in 4 weeks needs biopsy f/u with doc/ urgent care ...Read more
2 enlarged symmetrical groinlymphnodes. Have seen 2doctors about them just cuz they make me very anxious. Both say don't worry. PerfectCBC, scrd cancer: (?
You can watch them: It is not uncommon for the groin nodes to be palpable and yet be benign (not cancerous). But note down their present size with your fingers (grab the node between your thumb and fingers and estimate the size). Unless they are increasing in size, they can not be Cancerous. So do not worry about cancer unless these nodes increase in size by 50% or more (nearly double in size over a period of 6-12 month ...Read more
Yes: There is normal variation. They are not usually exactly equal. :). ...Read more
Plastic surgery: There are not surgical procedures that would make a person's eyelids perfectly symmetrical (perfection doesn't exist in real life). However, plastic surgeons can make a smaller lids opening larger, make a double eyelid fold if there is a single fold, tighten a lower eyelid if the lid margin is drooping away from the eyeball, etc... Plastic surgery is an art, so results may differ among surgeons. ...Read more
I have little growths on the bottom of my tongue they are symmetrical on both sides of my tongue?
Normal?: If symmetrical and looking similar on both sides, most likely nothing is abnormal. But see your doctor or dentist if you are unsure or remain concerned. ...Read more
Mammogram says The breasts are symmetrical and composed of mixed fibrograndular and fatty tissues. Is this normal?
Yes this is normal: Unless there is a discrete lump or mass in the breast, you do not need to worry. ...Read more
I have two symmetrical lines of tiny bumps above my uvula they cause no discomfort but have been there for over a year what could they be?
Normal: Most probably the ducts of minor salivary glands. Have your Dentist take a look to make sure everything's OK. ...Read more
Intermittent unilateral goosebumps (right sided), rt sided headaches (temporal). No significant med hx. Worried-non symmetrical nature of goosebumps?
Hi, I have had a lump on my perinium about the circumference of a dime. Not symmetrical, has a foul odor, bleeds slightly, comes and goes. Four years?
Symmetrical excretion into nondilated collecting system is observed. What does this mean in plain english?
Sounds like you: Are reading a ct urogram report. These are normal findings. ...Read more
If I have a freckle that is symmetrical in shape but one part is dark brown and one part is light brown, is it something to be concerned about?
Which is "CHANGING" needs a check by a qualified Health Professional....If it's been the same for many years. Its OK! Its CHANGE not COLOR which is the more important factor!
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Depends on your face: Rhinoplasty can straighten a crooked nose. However, if your facial bones are asymmetric your asymmetric nose may be straight- for your face. I would recommend consulting with an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon to evaluate your nose and face and get a definitive answer. Good luck! ...Read more
Probably not: Invisalign is OK for some tooth movement but in order for orthodontics to really affect your facial shape, orthognathic surgery and multiple specialty involvement is usually necessary for adults. Functional orthodontic appliances can do more in younger kids but they aren't useful much past puberty. ...Read more
Mydriasis: Dilated pupils. Pupils can be dilated for many reasons. ...Read more