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White spots on my liver ultra sound?

White spots on my liver ultra sound?

Hard to say: Usually they are hemangiomas which are benign but without seeing the picture, i can't say for sure. Check the report and see if they made any recommendations. ...Read more

Dr. Wendy Askew
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Liver (Definition)

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


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I have 2 intra abdominal Desmoid tumours, gardeners syndrome. my colon removed.A recent ct scan should white spots on my liver. What could this be?

I have 2 intra abdominal Desmoid tumours, gardeners syndrome. my colon removed.A recent ct scan should white spots on my liver. What could this be?

Possibilities : Actually this isn't so rare. Gardner's isn't so uncommon, it just gets missed or called common familial polyposis. Desmoids are very common in Gardner's. And Desmoids don't spread to the liver like this. I am hoping these are von Meyerburg complexes or hemangiomas or something, but my concern is a tiny colon cancer did metastasize. Your physician will follow up with radiologist input. ...Read more

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White spots and stripes on liver, liver values very high, no alcohol/drugs, no hepatitis, 2 cysts on galbladder ~3mm, 1 in ovary ~4cm, no over weight?

White spots and stripes on liver, liver values very high, no alcohol/drugs, no hepatitis, 2 cysts on galbladder ~3mm, 1 in ovary ~4cm, no over weight?

Hepatitis: If you have elevated enzymes that are emanating from the liver you have hepatitis. This may not be viral hepatitis, but commonly nash or fatty liver will produce such increases. No idea what you mean by spots and stripes on liver. Discuss these things with your doctor - communication is important. Best wishes. ...Read more

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The white spots on the skin are caused by sun exposure or has any connection with the liver or nervous?

The white spots on the skin are caused by sun exposure or has any connection with the liver or nervous?

White spots on skin: White or pale circles or circle like patches on the skin is most likely to be a fungal infection. If it is wide spread you may need oral medication for this. ...Read more

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Does a few yellowish white spots on the back of 57+ yr Indian female indicate any liver or kidney issue ?

Does a few yellowish white spots on the back of 57+ yr Indian female indicate any liver or kidney issue ?

Jaundice: If there is any abnormal pigment from liver disease it would be jaundice and would discolor the whites of the eyes and make the urine brownish and stools clay colored. Kidney disease does not cause yellow jaundice. If you have further concerns, see your physician. ...Read more

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Stool paler than normal with mucus and white spots. Should i be worried? Had liver/pancreas blood tests done recently, normal results.

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, ?

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

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What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

Get eyes checked: Get eyes checked to look for retinal issues. Might also be blood pressure dropping. Perhaps a non painful type of ocular migraine. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

What are the white spots on my body that come and go?

Yeast: If they are located on the back, chest or neck, there is a possibility that they are a yeast called tinea versicolor. Sometimes the shampoo selum blue can help clear them. ...Read more

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Little white spots on my ankles?

Little white spots on my ankles?

Skin plaques. : Probably nothing to be concerned about. Also, probably nothing to do about it. You could see a dermatologist to have it checked out. ...Read more

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What are liver spots?

What are liver spots?

Skin pigmentation: "liver spots' also called age spots are solar lentigenes, i.E, uv induced skin pigmentation. These are harmless, other than being a cosmetic issue. The spots are not due to liver disease. For more information consult the following website: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/age-spots/ds00912. ...Read more

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White spots no my breasts?

White spots no my breasts?

Fungus?: This could be tine versicolor, vitiligo-loss of color or even lichen sclerosis. The treatment would vary. See doc for evaluation and treatment, . ...Read more

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Do blacks get liver spots?

Do blacks get liver spots?

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

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Does sun make liver spots worse?

Does sun make liver spots worse?

Sun Protection: Sun exposure increases the size, number, darkness, and distribution of solar lentigines (liver spots) in predisposed individuals. Therefore, sun avoidance and the routine use of sun protective clothing and sunscreens are the best preventative measures. ...Read more