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What do you when you find that you have 2 medium lumps on your spinal area?

What do you when you find that you have 2 medium lumps on your spinal area?

See your doctor: The lump in the spinal area ( assuming superficial lump) may be simply a lipoma ( mass of fat), which is a benign tumor that can be removed surgically , if the lump was discovered by radiological means, has irregular border, is increasing in size, is painful, and changes color it should further evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have skin cancer on your back and butt?

How do you know if you have skin cancer on your back and butt?

Biopsy: See a doctor so that if needed a biopsy may be taken to be examined by a pathologist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can you do when you have a popping vein on your temple?

What can you do when you have a popping vein on your temple?

Watch out!: While there are veins in the temple that are popping out (see www.Gorenveincenter.Com) easily treatable i suggest to be cautious as in the area you can find the superficial temporal artery that is some people is really visible. It pulsates that is sometimes difficult to feel but a ultrasound examination will easily detect the pulsations synchronous with the heart rate. Should not be injected! ...Read more

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How do you tell your parents you have a red bump on your penis like a cyst or ingrown hair, nervous on how to tell them. By the way I have not had sex?

How do you tell your parents you have a red bump on your penis like a cyst or ingrown hair, nervous on how to tell them. By the way I have not had sex?

See your doctor: Since you have not had sex, you don't have any worry about STD causing the bump, so you don't have to be embarrassed to ask what could cause this. Are you worried that your parents would over react? Just assure them that you have not had sex, and to take you to the doctor so you can learn what it is and what can be done to treat it. Telling the truth works most of the time :) ...Read more

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What if you were to awaken with two dots on your top lip and you don't know the cause of it what should you do?

What if you were to awaken with two dots on your top lip and you don't know the cause of it what should you do?

Leave it alone: It is likely to be oral herpes, or herpes type 1. If will get better in a few days. You may try an over the counter herpes/cold sore remedy. ...Read more

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How do you treat painful lipomas if you have a CT of the abdomen come back normal?

How do you treat painful lipomas if you have a CT of the abdomen come back normal?

By removing: If you have multiple on body surface irritating or slight pain they are most likely neurofibromas show to your doctor once removed pain will go away . ...Read more

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How do you know if you break or you have broken your lower jaw bone? What are the clues that you break it? What are the clues you have broken it?

How do you know if you break or you have broken your lower jaw bone? What are the clues that you break it? What are the clues you have broken it?

Irregular bite: Often times with a lower jaw, mandibular, fracture, there are several common symptoms. These include but are not limited to an irregular bite, tears in the gum, gingival, tissue, and numbness of the lower face. Due to the significant risk of serious infection, you should be evaluated by your nearest emergency department. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my teeth are positioned. also do you think I would need genioplasty or something similar to shorten my face and make it more round?

What do you suggest if my teeth are positioned. also do you think I would need genioplasty or something similar to shorten my face and make it more round?

Teeth positions: If you are concerned about the way your teeth are positioned you should see an orthodontist for an evaluation. They are trained to evaluate your teeth, jaws and facial structures. ...Read more

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What physical exam do they do on a burning painful neck? Why can't you have rsd on your neck? Please explain

What physical exam do they do on a burning painful neck? Why can't you have rsd on your neck? Please explain

RSD: Neck exam would incl range of motion skin changes, muscle tone and strength as well as upper extremity sensation, motor and reflexes. Rsd classically involves extremities but there have been documented cases of axial(midline) involvement. ...Read more

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What can you do if you have a tiny penis and have problems going to the bathroom?

What can you do if you have a tiny penis and have problems going to the bathroom?

Sit Down?: It would need to be evaluated to see if your penis only appears small, is actually small but within normal range, or is a true micro penis. Sometimes reconstructive surgery can help some of the issues, but it can also create new problems. See your doctor, and if truely small or a micro penis, get a referral to a urologist that specializes in reconstructive surgery. ...Read more

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What happens if you think you have an ovarian cyst and you just found out you are pregnant (1-2 weeks) and it's painful where the cyst is?

What happens if you think you have an ovarian cyst and you just found out you are pregnant (1-2 weeks) and it's painful where the cyst is?

It depends...: It depends on many things such as how big the cyst is, what it looks like on ultrasound, and your doctor's diagnosis. Part of being pregnant, is the formation of a cyst on one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This structure supports the pregnancy by producing Progesterone until the placenta takes over this function around 8 weeks. Surgery is only recommended in rare circumstances. ...Read more

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Why when you shave your public area do you get a red rash and get really itchy? How can help stop this so you can have a freshy public area

Why when you shave your public area do you get a red rash and get really itchy? How can help stop this so you can have a freshy public area

Shaving irritation : Its easy to get tiny cuts when you shave your private area. These cuts can then get inflamed and infected with bacteria or fungus that normally lives skin surface but now made their way beneath the surface layer. This causes your body to respond , hence the redness/ itch. Try avoid shaving too close to the skin or consider leaving this area alone as is. Take care! ...Read more

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You know when you bite your cheek while eating and you get that blister thing? What can you do to heal it?

You know when you bite your cheek while eating and you get that blister thing?  What can you do to heal it?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Where on your body are u suppossed to have hair if you are a girl?

Where on your body are u suppossed to have hair if you are a girl?

All over: We have tiny hairs all over our body! our face has soft small hairs, our arms, legs, trunk etc. And obviously on our heads. After puberty we have more noticeable hair in the armpits and groin. Some women notice upper lip hair that is annoying. Electrolysis can help cosmetically . Hair has a function...It will stand up in fear to alert us and also before a lightening strike. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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