Doctor insights on:
What Is Buccal Pit
Normal Tooth Anatomy: A "buccal pit" is a variation of normal tooth anatomy on lower back teeth. If you look closely at a lower molar, on the cheek side, you'll see two lobes which come together with a small groove between them. Sometimes during tooth development this groove doesn't fuse all the way, leaving a small pit behind. This pit nearly always decays early in life and should be filled, ideally prior to a cavity. ...Read more
Hole in bone: This is a finding found on imaging studies (like X-rays) of the shoulder or upper arm . Pitting means small holes or a hole in the part of the humerus (upper arm bone) called the greater tuberosity, where ligaments attach. It can mean there has been an injury to the ligaments that attached there. It may be an important clue if you have shoulder problems, inc. rotator cuff injuries. ...Read more
How long does it take for pitting adema to go away after getting off of a medicine that was causing it?
Not long: It depends on the area affected but if there is an offending agent stopping should bring prompt resolution. ...Read more
See below: Here are 2 scales below: 1+ barely detectable impression when finger is pressed into skin. 2+ slight indentation. 15 seconds to rebound 3+ deeper indentation. 30 seconds to rebound. 4+ >30 seconds to rebound. 1+ 2mm depression, barely detectable. Immediate rebound. 2+ 4mm deep pit. A few seconds to rebound. 3+ 6mm deep pit. 10-12 seconds to rebound. 4+ 8mm: very deep >20sec. ...Read more
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How long does an ankle sprain last?
- How your breasts look during pregnancy?
- Body pericardiocentesis conducted
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Rheumatoid arthritis onset symptoms
- Growth in pregnancy
- Symptoms of angiomyolipoma kidney
- Treatments shingles