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Doctor insights on: Umbilical Granuloma In Adults

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I have an umbilical problem. And based on my research it is a discharging umbilical granuloma. There's a red pea like thing between it.?

I have an umbilical problem. And based on my research it is a discharging umbilical granuloma. There's a red pea like thing between it.?

Get checked: Hard to tell from your limited description. Can you send a photo? Is it draining foul-smelling material or blood? Is there tenderness? Swelling? Please provide more info, or have your clinician take a look. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi, My mother is getting some kind of extra skin growth in her novel may be by 8-7 months, but there is no kind of discharge, we consulted doctor and they its umbilical granuloma, needs to be operated, please sugest?

Hi, My mother is getting some kind of extra skin growth in her novel may be by 8-7 months, but there is no kind of discharge, we consulted doctor and they its umbilical granuloma, needs to be operated, please sugest?

Why/: YOU DO NOT NEED SURGERY FOR UMBILICAL GRANULOMA, IT CAN BE TAKING CARE OF IN OFFICE SETTING.
THE QUESTION WILL BE, WHY IS SHE HAVING THE GRANULOMA, IF SHE HAD A PREVIOUS SURGERY, THAT MIGHT EXPLAIN IT, IF NOT, STILL A MYSTERY. MY ADVISE GET A SECOND OPINION. ...Read more

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Can adults get umbilical hernias?

Can adults get umbilical hernias?

Yes: Umbilical hernias are quite common in adults. Very often, a small hernia may be present at birth which may temporarily close off. In adulthood, stress to the abdominal wall that may occur with pregnancy, weight gain, excessive lifting, etc., may lead to this hernia re-forming. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an adult to have remnants of umbilical cord? And if so, how can it be removed?

Is it possible for an adult to have remnants of umbilical cord? And if so, how can it be removed?

Yes: Yes it is possible for a patient to have a remnant of the umbilical cord. You can go to a general surgeon for a consultation regarding possible surgical removal. ...Read more

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Alternate treatments for umbilical hernia in adults?

Operation: It's either an operation or observation. Different techniques for operation depend on your symptoms, physical exam, size if hernia defect and sac, obesity, previous operations at that location, diastasis recti, medical history, your goals, and surgeon experience. See a general surgeon for a consult to find out more. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the causes for an umbilical hernia to develop in an adult? After doing sit ups a few months ago, it developed. Underlying causes for uh?

What are the causes for an umbilical hernia to develop in an adult? After doing sit ups a few months ago, it developed. Underlying causes for uh?

Umbilical hernia: In adults, if there is too much pressure on the abdominal wall, fatty tissue or a part of the bowel can poke through a weak part of the abdominal muscle, resulting in an umbilical hernia. Doing sit ups could certainly contribute to its development in someone with anatomical risks such as a weak area in the abdominal wall. Obesity, persistent cough, or heavy lifting can increase the risk. ...Read more

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What are the long term problems of adult umbilical hernia surgery?

What are the long term problems of adult umbilical hernia surgery?

Usually none: Immediate complications after surgery may include infection, bowel obstruction, perforation, strangulation, gangrene etc. Don't worry much ...Read more

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What does it mean when adult has umbilical hernia and doc found pieces of bowel?

What does it mean when adult has umbilical hernia and doc found pieces of bowel?

Not unusual: A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall (weakness) in which there is intestines of omentum under the skin
When one repairs this hernia you incise the skin, push the intestines back into the abdominal cavity and either close the fascia or place a piece of mesh to hold them in. ...Read more

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What is a pyogenic granuloma?

What is a pyogenic granuloma?

Tissue overgrowth: A pyogenic granuloma occurs after an injury or trauma. This is part of the body's healing response. The granulation tissue grows quickly to cover the area of injury and will usually be covered by epithelial tissue (skin). Sometimes this balance is thrown off and the tissue grows to quickly or the skin grows to slowly. To treat this problem, the granuloma is removed and the skin is sutured closed. ...Read more

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What is a calcified granuloma?

What is a calcified granuloma?

It is a benign: nodule, usually the result of a prior inflammatory process or infection. It is typically an incidental finding in the lungs, but can be seen elsewhere. Generally it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What is granuloma on the eardrum?

What is granuloma on the eardrum?

Infection: This is most likely due to an ear infection of the middle ear, otitis media, or ear canal (otitis external).

You should be on dry ear precautions.

You need a hearing test.

You may need a ct scan.

Consider seeing an otologist. ...Read more

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What's granuloma annulare disease?

What's granuloma annulare disease?

Skin granulomas: Granuloma annulare is a condition where granulomas (little lumps of immune reactive tissue) form in the skin. It can occasionally be associated with thyroid disease or diabetes, so you should be worked up for those conditions by your doctor. Otherwise, it is benign and of only cosmetic concern. Treatment is usually with steroid injections into the granulomas, but other therapies are described. ...Read more

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How do you treat granuloma annulare?

Steroids etc.: Granuloma annulare is a condition where granulomas (little lumps of immune reactive tissue) form in the skin. Treatment is usually with steroid injections into the granulomas, but other therapies include ultraviolet light therapy, creams, and oral medications. Speak to your doctor because choice of treatment depends on what your condition looks like. ...Read more

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What does granuloma in the spleen mean?

What does granuloma in the spleen mean?

Usually TB or histo: These are usually walled-off infections. Here in Kansas City, it's really common to have these thanks to the histoplasmosis. ...Read more

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What can I do about a pyogenic granuloma?

See a surgeon: Pyogenigc granulomas can often be treated by cauterization. The tissue should also be biopsied and the wound followed by the physician until healed. ...Read more

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What are the tests for pyogenic granuloma?

What are the tests for pyogenic granuloma?

Removal with Biopsy: A pyogenic granuloma is non-cancerous growth of tissue that is composed of fragile immature blood vessels. There are often found in areas on the skin after trauma (fingers and toes around the nail are most common). They are tender and bleed very easily. See your doctor to have it removed and tested by biopsy to make sure that is what it is. ...Read more

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What do you diagnose a pyogenic granuloma?

Biopsy is best way: Often a physician can make judgement on appearance and medical history and examination. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tinea and granuloma?

What is the cause of tinea and granuloma?

Different: Tineas are usually caused by dermatophytes or fungi while a granuloma is a inflammatory response. ...Read more

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What is a multi-focal eosinophilic granuloma?

Histiocytosis x: To find out useful information on this disease please go to http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001133/. ...Read more

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Eosinophilic granuloma? What does it look like?

Eosinophilic granuloma? What does it look like?

Here's the rash: To find out useful information on this disease please go to http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001133/. ...Read more

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Granuloma facile rare skin disease, what is this?

Faciale: This should help http://dermnetnz. Org/vascular/granuloma-faciale. Html

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What are the symptoms of oral pyogenic granuloma?

Several: Pyogenic granulomas in the oral cavity may occur in several areas, with the gums being one of the more common locations. They may be due to trauma or some source of local irritation. Typically they will appear as a round elevated lesion, deep red in appearance, bleed easily, and sometimes painful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat granuloma annulare?

Tx: Granuloma annulare may be treated with topical or injectable corticosteroids, liquid nitrogen, light therapy or prescription oral medications. ...Read more

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Can granulomas diseases go way without treatment? ?

Maybe: There are numerous diseases which can form granulomas. The majority but not all require treatment. ...Read more

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How do I know how serious my granuloma annulare is?

How do I know how serious my granuloma annulare is?

Granuloma annulare: Granuloma annulare (ga) is essentially never serious. It is unsightly, can itch, can be associated with other diseases like diabetes and can affect multiple areas, but it not a serious infection or related to cancer. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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What is and what can be done for a pyogenic granuloma?

Tissue overgrowth: A pyogenic granuloma occurs after an injury or trauma. This is part of the body's healing response. The granulation tissue grows quickly to cover the area of injury and will usually be covered by epithelial tissue (skin). Sometimes this balance is thrown off and the tissue grows to quickly or the skin grows to slowly. To treat this problem, the granuloma is removed and the skin is sutured closed. ...Read more

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Is lichen planus very different to Granuloma annulaire?

Is lichen planus very different to Granuloma annulaire?

LICHEN PLANUS PLUS?: ITS LIKE WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN APPLES AND ORANGES?

THEY ARE BOTH FRUIT

THEY ALSO ARE SKIN DISORDERS.

LETS CALL LICHEN PLANUS -- LP
LETS CALL GRANULOMA --GA

LP CAN BE VERY ITCHY
GA DOESN'T ITCH

NO ONE ACTUALLY KNOWS WHAT CAUSES GA.
LP CAN BE CAUSED BY CERTAIN MEDICATIONS.

THEY LOOK COMPLETELY DIFFERENT.

LP CAN OCCUR IN THE MOUTH
GA OCCURS ONLY ON THE SKIN

THEY ARE NOT CONTAGIOUS. ...Read more