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What does a polyp look like?

What does a polyp look like?

Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be millimeters is size to centimeters. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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What does a hemorrhoid look like?

What does a hemorrhoid look like?

Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but twender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it will have apurple color and be firm/hard to the touch. If not sure what the swelling is, get an expert to evaluate and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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What does a hemmroid look like?

What does a hemmroid look like?

Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but tender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it will have a purple color and be firm/hard to the touch. If not sure what the swelling is, get an expert to evaluate and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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What does a hematoma look like? 

What does a hematoma look like? 

Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. Some internal hematomas, like subdural hematomas can not be visualized without imaging studies. ...Read more

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What does a nasal wart look like?

What does a nasal wart look like?

Not usual site: If wart grows in nasal cavity , will like just any mucosal warts , as in mouth etc , usually biopsy will be done to rule out malignant lesions. ...Read more

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What does a polyp feel like?

What does a polyp feel like?

Location ?: If in colon, most are w/o sensation... There fore dangerous to grow without knowledge of. If you are over 50, get your screening colonoscopy done. If you have a hx of family polyps follow your doc's screening advice. ...Read more

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What does a pedunculated wart look like?

What does a pedunculated wart look like?

See below: It is where the wart pushes under the skin instead of on top and there will usually be a small indentation on the skin. ...Read more

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What does a cancerous cyst look like?

What does a cancerous cyst look like?

See below: This depends on the organ the cyst is in. I am assuming you're referring to ovarian cysts. If so they are more likely to be complex, with septations & nodules or solid component besides just the fluid component. This is similar to most other organs. Thyroid cysts, however are common and tend to bleed frequently, thus even if looking complex still more likely benign. Biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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What does a ringworm look like typically?

What does a ringworm look like typically?

See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work quite well for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does chlamydia look like? Does it look a little like colluliflower bunches?

What does chlamydia look like?  Does it look a little like colluliflower bunches?

No: Chlamydia does not produce a lesion which can be seen without a microscope. What you are referring to is most likely genital warts, which could have this appearance. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does a skin ulcer look like?

What does a skin ulcer look like?

Shallow skin crater : A skin ulcer in an opening in the skin that shows exposed tissue. Although they are generally round, the can be linear as well. ...Read more

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What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

Means: less frequent bowel movements (Stool "fills up" the lower descending colon/rectum) and /or HIGH FIBER consumption! In any case does not sount "serious" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What does a sunspot look like?

What does a sunspot look like?

Sunspot: Solar lentils or sunspots are usually light brown, round, regular shaped and flat. They can be found on sun-exposed areas in middle-aged to older people. They should not ulcerated or hurt. If in doubt see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does sinusitis look like in a baby?

What does sinusitis look like in a baby?

Depends: Before 4-6 m babies essentially have no sinus cavities. By a year, the maxillary & ethmoid sinuses are partially developed and inflammation can be seen as creamy nasal debris that often descends down the back of the throat like a waterfall during oral exam. Xrays < 1yr are rarely helpful as the sinus cavities are often filled by normal mucous at that age rather than trapped pus seen when older. ...Read more

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What does a hymen look like?

What does a hymen look like?

Netter anatomy: These images by frank netter are excellent: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=hymen+anatomy&qpvt=hymen+anatomy&form=igre#view=detail&id=60a25e8730a30677495e109e32c5a91887082b9e&selectedindex=9. ...Read more

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What does a healthy throat look like?

What does a healthy throat look like?

Here is a nice : Lateral view: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/throat-anatomy/img-20006208.

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What does a flea look like?

Unpleasant: Easy to find pictures of fleas on the internet. Hard to describe in words. There are excellent products for flea treatment if a member of your family has them. ...Read more

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What does a lipoma look and feel like?

What does a  lipoma look and feel like?

Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too. ...Read more

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