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White Is A White Spot On Gallbladder
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
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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
Hard to say: White on an xray is from something that blocks the xrays from going through, so that spot has to be hard and calcified. It may be something called a phlebolith, which is a calcification within a blood vessel. The radiologist that read your x-ray can give your doctor a clarification if needed. ...Read more
HIV: Very unlikely. These are usually just concretions in little pits in the tonsil that are very common and can be picked out with a toothpick if they bother you. On the other hand, if you even suspect that you may have been exposed to hiv, please go and get tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
I have a brown spot on my iris and a mole that has 2 white spots on the back of my eye what does this mean?
Monitor yearly: The brown spot is likely just an iris freckle. No worries there. The mole in the back is a choroidal nevus... A slow growing pigmented growth that has a small chance of becoming malignant. It should be watched. If it is growing, your ophthalmologist may want to perform an ultrasound to measure its size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a very small white dot near the center of a mole. Kinda like a white head, but in a mole. The mole itself looks fine and healthy. It is small.
See Dermatologist.: See dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon to make sure it's safe. ...Read more
Not normal: Not normal. See an ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
An abscess: A lump on the gums is an abscess. Typically, there are 3 reasons for it. 1) endodontic - the pulp of the tooth is infected. Could be due to a cavity or trauma. 2) periodontic - the is an infection around the tooth. There is a space between the tooth and gums where bacteria can get trapped and abscess. 3) a fractured tooth. An abscess is treated with antibiotics and removal of the infection. ...Read more
I have a small raised white bump just under penis head which is painless is this a fordyce spot ?
See a doctor: Fordyce spots, also known as Fordyce's spots, Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, are small raised, pale red, yellow-white or skin-colored bumps or spots that appear on the shaft of the penis, the labia, scrotum, or the vermilion border of the lips of a person's face. They can also be found on the foreskin of the penis (called Tyson's glands).(courtesy of MNT Knowledge Center) see a doctor. ...Read more
I had a small white dot on my penis which looked like a fordyce spot. I popped it and a small amount of white "cheese" came out could it be herpes?
See you doctor: You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I had a tiny white spot on the tip of my tongue (looked like white papilla) with white circle around it. Could this be a cold sore, bacterial reaction?
No: Papillae on tongue sometimes get enlarged and sore. It's temporary and is not a viral or bacterial infection. See your doctor if it persists longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more
Small white bump on lip i squeezed got a little white stuff out and now the spot is a small brown whole.. What is it? Should i be scared?
No: May be one of many thing pimple, infection. Possibility of dangerous disease is rare. ...Read more
Burnt my mouth, noticed a white bump on back of my tongue the next day. It is no longer a bump but a painless, thick white spot. Should I worry?
No Worries: this is the burn. If does not continue to improve then get evaluated. ...Read more
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