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What Does A Shadow Or Cervix Mean
May need ultrasound: Why was the ct scan done? Are you having pain? Were there any abnormalities on your uterus? (fibroids maybe?) have you had any surgeries like c section? A thick cervix probably doesn't mean a lot on its own. But you may need an ultrasound depending what the ct showed. ...Read more
It depends: If you are pregnant, cervical softening occurs as you progress through pregnancy, especially as you near delivery. If it occurs too early, your OB will watch you closely. If not pregnant, it's difficult to determine if there's any clinical significance without more information. ...Read more
Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malginancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more
Anatomic Variation: Women with a septate vagina were born with a wall or band of tissue which divides the vagina vertically or horizontally. These septum develop before birth and may but not always require surgical removal for childbirth or sexual activity. ...Read more
Mammogram: Anything above the density of fat, including normal fibroglandular breast tissue, shows up as a "shadow" on a mammogram. The shape and the margins of the shadow are among the features of the shadow that determine if it is suspicious and/or requires additional evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varoius possibilitie: It varies depending exactly what you mean by 'large head'. ...Read more
Possible obstruction: Bladder outflow obstruction from tight bladder neck, prostatic enlargement (benign or malignant, urethral valves or urethral stricture (narrowing) can all cause bladder thickening. So can voiding dysfunction (failure to relax pelvic floor muscles during voiding. Also bladder infection or neurogenic bladder dysfunction. ...Read more
What does it mean if few white blood cells are seen in a wet mount result? Does it mean I could have an STI or not?
Most likely, normal: Seeing occasion/few white blood cells on wet mount smear is common and normally expected as long as no pathogenic organism is seen like trichomonas & you are free of symptoms. More? Ask the doctor doing the test for its potential significance since s/he knows more clinical state of you than anyone online. ...Read more
Heterogeneous: Heterogeneous myometrium means that the texture of the myometrium is not the same across the length of it. It is probably OK if no discrete lesion is seen. If there are symptoms that cannot be explained by it, it may be reasonable to have a follow up ultrasound in 3 months to see if there has been a change in the appearance. ...Read more
Probably nothing: The uterus is composed of muscle and collagen, both are somewhat flexible. The uterus is attached inside you, but is still a bit mobile, while the cervix is somewhat fixed in place by it's attachment to the vagina. When the uterus leans forward or back (or side), then the cervix will be curved a bit. Essentially, whatever the position of the uterus and cervix inside you, it is normal for you. ...Read more
Period: It is common for women to have varying degrees of discharge during the month. As long as it is not giving you any discomfort such as itching , burning and it doesn't have a bad smell you shouldn't be concerned. Take care! ...Read more
See below: This depends on what cyst and in what organ. Usually, though, a heterogenous area in a cyst may mean a solid nodule component, an area of debris containing proteinaceous or hemorrhagic materials, or septations. This is a nonspecific description and more information would be helpful. ...Read more
Pinguecula?: Actinic damage can manifest as small yellow-white "bumps", usually @ the 3:00 ; 9:00 position along the surface of the conjunctiva in the horizontal interlid area. These are benign . Tears ; uv blocking lenses are appropriate. ...Read more
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