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White Spots On A Beef Liver
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
The white spots on the skin are caused by sun exposure or has any connection with the liver or nervous?
Does a few yellowish white spots on the back of 57+ yr Indian female indicate any liver or kidney issue?
Stool paler than normal with mucus and white spots. Should I be worried? Had liver/pancreas blood tests done recently, normal results.
Stop worrying: If you feel generally well, are maintaining your weight, and can take part successfully in sports, then there's no reason to concern yourself with the vagaries of stool color and complexion. You describe some abdominal pain and you do need to find out whether this should be managed as functional bowel disease, or whether you have gallstones, or if there's any evidence it may be something else. ...Read more
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My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?
Not necessarily: If you have history of migraine, head injury, high blood pressure or merely taking a variety of meds, could be better answer (eg, microvascular angioplasty). Ms is best diagnosed based on history and physical exam. The MRI is used for confirmation and treatment decisions in part. Get neurological consultation. ...Read more
I found some white spots on my back and shoulders, what should I do? P.S. Today I noticed some small spots on my chest and neck!
Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more
1999 diagnosed MRI w/ spots on liver 1cyst 1hemangioma& possible other one as well I have u/s yearly one is saying anechoic w/ septation is that bad?
Unclear; need biopsy: 1st advice: base treatment on SYMPTOMS since we not sure what these "spots" represent (they could be benign). Anechoic means no echoes - consistent with a fluid-filled cyst. A septation is a thin membrane within the cyst - not sure what that could be; only way to know is a biopsy, but if you're not having symptoms (pain, jaundice, weight loss), it may be best to avoid surgery. Use HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
Where? What? Etc.: You didn't mention where you have them? What size? How many? For how long? Any other symptoms, either locally or the rest of your body. There is not enough information to even try to answer so general a question. Why don't you repost your question with more information. ...Read more
Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more
There are a few different things that could be going on here:
- chronic/recurrent bacterial infections with non-strep bacteria
- viral infections (such as mono)
- tonsilliths - also known as "tonsil stones" these are little pieces of food that become lodged in the folds of the tonsil. Like an oyster, the tonsil becomes irritated and coats these pieces in mucus until the pop out on their own (those are the "white spots"). They can sometimes cause soreness and bad breath.
If this continues to be a chronic problem, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) for a more in-depth exam, throat cultures, and to possibly consider having your tonsils removed if other therapies are not working. Good luck! ...Read more
This could be viral, herpes for example.
It could be fungal, especially since it is white.
Herpes should form blisters that break open and are painful.
This should of course be visually examined by your doctor.
An anti fungal cream might be tried first.
The best course would be to swab this and test for viral and fungus. ...Read more
It is possible that: You are referring to montgomery glands on the areolas. ...Read more
Normal variation?: Difficult to answer without an exam. In a non-sexually active teenager, white spots or small bumps on the penile shaft are usually just prominent sebaceous glands or hair follicles which are normal. If that does not appear to be the answer and you are concerned, recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more
Blacks and lentigos: Skin discoloration in african americans can be the result of overexposure to the sun, healing blemishes or healed injury to the skin. This discoloration is brought about when excessive amounts of skin pigmentation, called melanin, is distributed to the affected area. Thus, african americans can get liver spots. ...Read more
Possibly candidiasis: Candidiasis, sometimes called thrush, is a fungal infection that can cause white patches on the tongue. Usually these patches can be scrapped off and leave a bleeding surface. It is easily treatable with medication. Have your child evaluated by there pediatric dentist or pediatrician. They should be able to tell you if this is candidiasis. ...Read more
Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result of an active lifestyle and minor trauma to the nailbed. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Depends on cause: If theis is due to repeated tanning and/or scarring, there may be few options for definitive treatment. Some practitioners have suggested skin needling as a possible treatment. Camouflage with makeup or intra dermal pigment (tattoo) may be helpful. If due to fungal infections, treatment with topical or oral agents may be of benefit. See a dermatologist for a diagnosis ...Read more
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