Category Archives: Cancer

Adnexal Mass and Enlarged Neck Lymph Nodes

Lump in Adnexa With Cervical Lymphadenitis Q: I suffered from fatigue and weight loss with lymph nodes in my right neck. Excisional biopsy found Kikuchi disease. One lymph node in the groin developed and disappeared. That happened in August 2012. Lately, I had a CT scan done for full body. CT scan found 8 cm […]

Serious Changes to Look for in a Mole

Changes In A Mole Calling Attention Q: I have a mole on my right side below my waistline and above my pelvic area. It is pink with a head and brown around the edges. it is about the size of a dime. Any idea what this is? -By Dustin Reply: A mole is a small […]

Vaginal Bleeding Postmenopausal

Bleeding/ Spotting After Menopause Q: Hi, I am 60 years old woman. My doctor said I have a heterogenous cystic lesion measuring 4×4 cm with internal separation in right adnexal region. My uterus has been removed a long time ago. What am I supposed to do? Reply: Why was your uterus removed? You may go […]

Cyst in the Throat

Cyst in the Throat A cyst is a balloon-like sac of tissue, which is filled with fluid. The consistency of the fluid may range from watery to thick cheesy material. Some cysts are formed as fluid accumulates in the normal tissue, while some cysts originate from an abnormal collection of pus or abscess followed by […]

Leukopenia – Reduced White Blood Cells Count

Leukopenia – Reduced WBC Count The normal range of WBCs or white blood cells is 4,000 to 10,000 cells/mcl. Anything below 4000 cells or 4 (x 1000) is technically called as Leukopenia. This refers to a reduction in the WBCs or leukocytes count. There are various types of white blood cells (WBCs) that normally appear […]