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What could cause pickers nodules?

What could cause pickers nodules?

Picking: Pickers nodules, aka prurigo nodularis, may start out as anything causing itching and then the nerves in that area go haywire and the person picks and rubs and continues to manipulate the area, then, thick nodules that have more nerves and sensations grow and the cycle continues. The only way to break the cycle is to not touch these spots alt all. For itching, topical or injected corticosteroid. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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What could be the cause of fibroadipose nodules in the heel fat pad with thinning of the fat pad?

Piazogenic papules: Or herniated fat is quite common in the heel region. Genetics plays a role in thinning of fat pads, too much steroid usage has been implicated as well, some diseasemprocessesmare responsible as well, such as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What causes nonischemic cardiomyopathy and extensive bilateral nodule infiltrates?

What causes nonischemic cardiomyopathy and extensive bilateral nodule infiltrates?

Consider sarcoidosis: Sacoidosis can cause diffuse micronodular changes in lung tissue and in the less common cases of cardiac infiltration a dilated nonischemic cardiomyopathy (may also cause a restrictive cm). Other possibilities include viral or other chronic inflammatory conditions which affect the lungs and heart simultaneously. ...Read more

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I have a small nodules inside my lower leap from 2 days ago, no pain , no bleeding just i feel it. What is the cause and how it can go, please let me ?

I have a small nodules inside my lower leap from 2 days ago, no pain , no bleeding just i feel it. What is the cause and how it can go, please let me ?

Mucous cyst: Need to be checked by your doctor or dentist, to make sure it is not a serious lesion ( ca) especially if you are a smoker , most common lip lesion is a benign mucous cyst. ...Read more

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What causes stomach nodules and stomach lesions?

What causes stomach nodules and stomach lesions?

Stomach issues: Not sure what stomach lesions and nodules are. If you had a study like upper endoscopy where the abnormalities were detected, then, let us know exactly what it says. If it is something you feel, you need to be more descriptive as to what's going on. ...Read more

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What cause nodules on thumbs?

What cause nodules on thumbs?

Couple of things: Somewhat common is a ganglion cyst (small collection of concentrated joint fluid). Gouty tophus, or maybe a bone/cartilage cyst, or bone spur can form "nodules" on the thumb area. If it is bothersome to you, i suggest getting evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes solid nodules with vascularity ?

Need photo to help: is this single or multiple nodules? where is it located on body? any itching or sign of infection with redness or pus? would be very helpful to see this nodule for more information and assistance regarding treatment and f/u. Any relation to trauma or insect bite? any pain or sensitivity. Also how large is this nodule. Difficult to give advice/treatment without seeing it and having more history ...Read more

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Can hypoechoic nodules in thyroid cause you to feel sick?

Can hypoechoic nodules in thyroid cause you to feel sick?

Unlikely: They typically do not affect the function of the thyroid so you shouldn't "feel sick" with the presence of nodules. Unless they are very large and cause compressive symptoms. In that case, it is obvious and you would know why you feel sick. ...Read more