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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What does it mean when white tissue comes out in your period?

What does it mean when white tissue comes out in your period?

Could be normal: This usually is a function of how long the blood takes to exit. It can clump and as it comes out can combine with normal vaginal secretions and look like "tissue". It is usually harmless. ...Read more

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My sinus is messed up what does it mean when thick rubbery tough yucky stuff comes out? It looks and feels like tissue

My sinus is messed up what does it mean when thick rubbery tough yucky stuff comes out? It looks and feels like tissue

Sinusitis: Sinusitis can start with allergies, viral, bacterial, or rarely other types of infections. Dead white blood cells, mucus, and other matter accumulates in the sinuses, and can cause discomfort and a risk of more infection. Drainage is important. Drinking lots of fluids, using a humidifier, and using saline nasal spray or a neti pot can help flush out sinuses. See a provider for fever, more pain. ...Read more

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What is meant by left subchondriacsoft tissue opacity?

What is meant by left subchondriacsoft tissue opacity?

Needs location: Very vague and not properly phrased. "Subchondriac" soft tissue opacity sounds very strange. Very likely to be some sort of artifact. Please, specify the location, aka. Chest, leg, arm, etc. ...Read more

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What does benign ectocervical tissue mean?

What does benign ectocervical tissue mean?

Normal tissue: Sounds like you had a biopsy of your cervix, with normal results. If you were being evaluated for HPV infection or an abnormal pap smear (the most common reason for cervical biopsy), this particular specimen showed no evidence of it. But there may be additional results. You need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I peed out a white little tissue what does it mean?

I peed out a white little tissue what does it mean?

There are a number: Of potential explanations for seeing white matter in your urine. There could be some chemical debris such as from normal phosphate, or a little of tissue from the urinary tract lining. A fungal or yeast infection could appear as white debris. If accompanied by cloudy urine, the white particles could be bacterial infection. If it doesn't clear soon, see you doctor for evaluation. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Slight bloody on tissue when I had a wee. What does this mean?

Slight bloody on tissue when I had a wee. What does this mean?

Hematuria: Blood in your urine is never normal. Could be caused by an uti, or possible stones in your collecting sytem, or other causes. Hematuria should be evaluated including obtaing an ua with reflex culture, possible ct urogram if persisits (post treatment if DX with uti), and then a cystoscope if deemed necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have blood go into your fat tissue is it serious?

What does it mean to have blood go into your fat tissue is it serious?

?hematoma: Sometimes blood will form into a mass seen under the skin. Not sure what you're referring to. ...Read more

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When wiping my vagibs I have little red specks on my tissue what does it mean?

When wiping my vagibs I have little red specks on my tissue what does it mean?

Spots on wiping: CW ~ this could mean that you are wiping too hard, that the tissue is too coarse, or that you have some sensitivity of the vulval skin. There is such a thing as a" vulval dystrophy" and these can be pre-cancerous so probably advisable to see a doc to check that everything looks ok thanks ...Read more

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What could it mean to pass an eight inch in length tissue that looks like a tendonafter a day of diareaha?

What could it mean to pass an eight inch in length tissue that looks like a tendonafter a day of diareaha?

Colitis: Tis is rare but it could be a form of infection call pseudomembranous colitis, this is associated with taking antibiotics in the recent past, however, I would get some works up from your doctor to make sure its nothing more serious. ...Read more

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3 weeks late. Usually on time. Negative test last week. Today when I have wiped a really light pink blood was on tissue... What could this mean?

3 weeks late. Usually on time. Negative test last week. Today when I have wiped a really light pink blood was on tissue... What could this mean?

Repeat HCG: Repeat the HCG. The urine test measures normally to around 50. A blood HCG test can measure down to 5. If Urine is negative, a blood test would be a reasonable step. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you see 1 tiny light pink drop on the tissue and two days later you wipe and see another dot but its bright red. What is this?

What does it mean when you see 1 tiny light pink drop on the tissue and two days later you wipe and see another dot but its bright red. What is this?

Anal bleeding...: Anal bleeding most commonly results from hemorrhoids. Anal fissure also is a common cause, but usually quite painful. Maybe minor trauma if you've had anal sex. If bleeding is heavy or if it lasts more than a week or so, see a doctor to be safe. Also, get care if sexually active and at risk for STDs (new or non-mongamous partner, etc). STDs aren't a common cause of such bleeding, but a possibility. ...Read more

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What does it mean when tissue comes out with your period?

What does it mean when tissue comes out with your period?

Needs evaluation: In this case you will need to see a doctor for an evaluation. Most likely you simply passed a large piece of your endometrial lining which is called an endometrial cast. At 47 though this should be evaluated by a sonogram and possible an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

????: U mean the endometrial lining is 7 mm which at your age would be normal or the uterine length is 7 cm which at your age would be normal;. ...Read more

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Wat is soft tissue edeme in the back of the neck mean?

Wat is soft tissue edeme in the back of the neck mean?

Swelling back neck: Soft tissue (e.g. Skin/muscle/fat) 'edema' just means 'swelling'. Some possible causes are: trauma (bump/bruise) or infection (cellulitis). ...Read more

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What is mean by non calcified soft tissue density mass?

What is mean by non calcified soft tissue density mass?

See below.: This is a "lump" or tumor of tissue that does not have calcium in it. The significance of the wording depends upon what the radiologist is describing. Whether a tumor is a bad tumor or a benign tumor is impossible to say with only this description. ...Read more

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I have a 5.4x6.8cm presacral soft tissue in the posterior midline. What does this mean?

I have a 5.4x6.8cm presacral soft tissue in the posterior midline. What does this mean?

Many causes need bx: Presacral masses include congenital causes such as teratoma or chordoma, neurological causes such as neurilemoma or neurofibroma or other malignancies such as lymphoma or sarcoma. Congenital causes most common including epidermoid cyst and teratoma, especially in females and chordomas especially in males. Most accurate imaging is mr for extension and sometimes likelihood of tissue type. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have very rare benign minute fragments of endocervical glandular tissue?

What does it mean if you have very rare benign  minute fragments of endocervical glandular tissue?

Endocervical/tissue: A "pap smear" may contain some tissue from the canal leading to the womb (endocervical canal) which grows out over the surface of the cervix and is seen on the pap smear. With a "D&C" some fragments of endocervial glandular tissue will be seen on pathologic diagnostic microscopic exam. This tissue was benign, therefore nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Mildly prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue, sent for further detailed assessmen. T what does it mean?

Mildly prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue, sent for further detailed assessmen. T what does it mean?

Probably nothing: To me it sounds like absolutely nothing. I'm guessing that this was picked up on an x-ray or cat scan done for some other reason. It sounds like absolutely nothing to me and nothing that I think you need to be concerned about. That being said, the only information I have is the question that you posed so I would defer to the physician guiding your care for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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A few days ago I went to wipe my fanny and found a small amout of blood on the tissue. What does this mean?

Several things: Most likely hemorrhoidal dz. If it persists or recurs see your doctor so your anus rectum and colon can be examined. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a considerable amount of tissue in my stomach?

What does it mean if I have a considerable amount of tissue in my stomach?

Clarify: If you are eating tissue paper, you may have picca. If you are referring to bodily tissue, I would ask the provider who informed you of this. ...Read more

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What does scar tissue on ovaries mean?

What does scar tissue on ovaries mean?

A Finding on exam: This means that scars on the ovaries were found during a laparoscopic, surgical, ultrasonic or other diagnostic evaluation. They need to be taken in context of additional findings and complaints. For example, it may be one cause of infertility or abdominal pain. The causes are multiple. Treatment will vary depending on the cause and goals. ...Read more

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What does thickening of breast tissue mean?

What does thickening of breast tissue mean?

If tissue on one: Of your breasts has become thick & like an orange peel in consistency — please see your physician promptly for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does soft tissue density mean?

What does soft tissue density mean?

Soft tissue density: Means that something has the xray attenuation characteristics of soft tissue(for example, an internal organ), as opposed to the density of bone, air, fat, or metal. It is a non-specific term. ...Read more

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What does soft tissue prominence on tonsils mean?

What does soft tissue prominence on tonsils mean?

Non-specific finding: Hi Angela,
This is a non-specific finding that means your tonsils look slightly enlarged on the imaging. It doesn't translate directly to a diagnosis, and typically has to be correlated to any clinical symptoms you may be having in order to determine the significance of the finding. ...Read more

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What do my celiac disease tissue transglutaminase test results mean?

What do my celiac disease tissue transglutaminase test results mean?

Depends...: If the test was performed to identify whether you have celiac disease, an unequivocally elevated ttg value is diagnostic for celiac disease. If you are IgA deficient, and the only ttg assayed was iga, you may miss a diagnosis of celiac disease due to a falsely negative result. If you have celiac disease, ttg can be used to assess how compliant you may be with strict dietary gluten avoidance. ...Read more