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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 causes nodules in the vocal cords?

What causes nodules in the vocal cords?

Nodules: Vocal abuse. Causes tissue trauma when yelling, do staccatos well singing, heard attacks on voice. See ENT. Can go away with prolonged voice rest. ...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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What causes stomach nodules in children?

Nodules: Please take your cild to pediatrician. I am not sure what you have been told or if you feel nodules but it is not normal/. ...Read more

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Could the intake of karvezide 300/12.5 cause complex cystic nodule as a side effect?

Could the intake of karvezide 300/12.5 cause complex cystic nodule as a side effect?

No: This is not a side effect of angiotensin receptor blocker or hydrochlorthiazide. Karvezide is a combination of the above mentioned medications. ...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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My dr said I have one small nodule on my vocal chords but "not to worry about it." I am still losing my voice. Could the nodule cause . Voice loss?

My dr said I have one small nodule on my vocal chords but "not to worry about it." I am still losing my voice. Could the nodule cause . Voice loss?

No: A vocal fold nodule is the result of voice abuse, voice misuse, or rarely a tiny bleed into the vocal fold. It is a thickening of the lining surface of the vocal fold. It will disappear with proper voice therapy. It should not be surgically removed because that surgery may result in permanent scarring of the tissue. ...Read more

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What could cause a lung nodule to thicken?

What could cause a lung nodule to thicken?

Growth: If a lung nodule thickens, that means it is growing. Whether this is cancer, infection or anything else, you need to find out. ...Read more

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Can pneumonia cause calcified chest nodules?

Not if bacterial: Calcified granulomata develop in the lungs after primary tuberculosis infection and after several fungal pulmonary infections. They do not develop after usual bacterial or viral pneumonias. ...Read more

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What are some causes of thyroid nodules?

Most: Thyroid nodules are benign some however can be cancerous. If you have a lump in your thyroid it should be followed closely by your doctor. Most benign thyroid nodules occur spontaneously without any known cause. As often happens with organs that have a secretory function (ie ovaries)fluid filled inclusions can form and grow. Follow-up with your treating physician. ...Read more

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If a person smoked, does that cause cancerous lung nodules?

Modules: Smoking increases the risk of developing cancerous lesions. But not every nodule in current or past smokers is cancerous. Every nodule must however be considered cancer until it has been appropriately monitored or biopsied to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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Does methotrexate cause nodules on fingers?

Does methotrexate cause nodules on fingers?

Nodules: Methotrexate can cause nodules. The correct term is Methotrexate induced accelerated nodules or mian. It is a rare but typically benign side effect. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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