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What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

A nevus: most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation. surgical excision would then be recommended. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read more

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On a kidney ultrasound some spots and red and blue what does this mean?

On a kidney ultrasound some spots and red and blue what does this mean?

Doppler: A regular ultrasound shows shades of black and white to identify kidney sizes and structures. A doppler senses flow to (red) and from (blue) the probe. Doppler ultrasound is used to rule out renal artery stenosis and venous obstruction in the kidneys. ...Read more

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What could white patches on a brain scan suggest?

What could white patches on a brain scan suggest?

Few things: If by brain scan you mean mri, then "white patches" at your age are probably part of aging, nonspecific, unimportant. Of course they can also represent other things such as ms. I would recommend correlating your symptoms with the finding. If you weren't being worked up for ms than don't worry about it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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In a cancerous lung what is the black stuff and what the white lump is?

In a cancerous lung what is the black stuff and what the white lump is?

Pathology photos: A lung cancer in a lung is usually a dominant mass and usually white, though it may be more subtle. The black is simply from the smoke that's accumulated over the years. The blackness in the lungs frightens people, and rightly so, but it is actually more of a marker for other damage caused by smoke than a problem by itself. ...Read more

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What are the bright white spots on a bone scan?

What are the bright white spots on a bone scan?

Isotope deposits: A bone scan invovles injecting a radioisotope into the body. The brighter white areas are where the body has deposited more of the isotope than the less bright areas. Some of this is normal, such as in the bladder but some of these areas may be abnormal. ...Read more

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What would cause a gray spot on the white part of my eye ball?

Normal variant: Need more info. How long has it been present? Getting bigger? Any vision changes? Most of the time these are not worrisome. Would need to see it to diagnose. ...Read more

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What would a small red spot on the brain mean in mri?

What would a small red spot on the brain mean in mri?

Unknown: Mri images are typically black, white and grey. If you had a functional MRI it is possible to see some colors on some of the images. ...Read more

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What do the blue and red spots on a sonogram mean?

What do the blue and red spots on a sonogram mean?

Usually blood flow: Most u/s images are not done with the 'doppler' probe turned on and are a 'black and white' image. The doppler allows the detection of movements toward or away from the probe (like blood coming into the area in an atery, or leavbing in a vein) these areas are coded red and blue by the computer processing the signal. ...Read more

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What is a white spot on my gum mean?

What is a white spot on my gum mean?

White Spot: A white spot (or any colored spot/lesion) should always be seen by a dentist who can examine it. There are simple techniques; i.e. A simple brush biopsy, that can be performed to determine the cellular makeup of the lesion. It's always good to have a peace of mind that the lesion is something as simple as scar tissue....Etc. It is fairly cheap with or without insurance ~ $250 without any insurance. ...Read more

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The white in my eyeball is looking yellowish what could this mean? I'm 26 and yes a floater appered also

The white in my eyeball is looking yellowish what could this mean? I'm 26 and yes a floater appered also

Jaundice: A yellowing of the whites of your eyes could be nothing at all, something minor or a sign of liver dysfunction called jaundice (a yellowing of skin, eyes etc...) good luck, see an md! everyone sees floaters from time to time. ...Read more

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There is a small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

There is a  small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

Nevus: Probably a nevus, a freckle. If it changes, make sure you see an ophthalmologist. But if its looked the same since birth, then I think its safe for now. ...Read more

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What does a white spot on the tonsil mean?

What does a white spot on the tonsil mean?

Tonsil spot: It could be an infection and what you are seeing is pus. It could be a tonsil stone, which is a white material stuck down in the tonsil crypts. An infection obviously requires treatment with antibiotics. Tonsil stones can be treated with gargling or even tonsillectomy if gargling is not effective. ...Read more

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What is this white spot of stuff on my nipple?

What is this white spot of stuff on my nipple?

Several things: They may be blocked mild ducts or normal montgomery glands. If they are new, cause you pain, discomfort or are worsening, please have them examined. They may be normal and they can even be associated with pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a black spot on the left part of the white part of my eye. There is red lines basically around this spot, should I be concerned/?

I have a black spot on the left part of the white part of my eye. There is red lines basically around this spot, should I be concerned/?

Worth evaluation: If this is new, it should be investigated. Could be an exposed tissue from inside the eye, a tumor, or a foreign object, or some other possibilities. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Red dot on eye, what is this? I have a red dot on the white of my eye, it looks like a cluster of veins. What is this? What causes this?

Red dot on eye, what is this? I have a red dot on the white of my eye, it looks like a cluster of veins. What is this? What causes this?

A : A cluster of veins suggests an inflamed pinguecula, which is usually caused by exposure to ultraviolet light and other environmental irritants, such as wind. The following link provides an excellent photograph of an inflamed pinguecula. ...Read more

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