Benign Growth

Noncancerous growth in the body that does not spread to other parts of the body is called a benign growth. Examples of benign growth are adenomas, lipomas, myomas, nevi, and fibroids. The imaging techniques used to diagnose benign growth are CT scan, MRI scan, mammogram, ultrasound, and x-rays.

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What could cause tiny red spots on the chest?

Query: Hello doctor,Over the last four days or so, I found a few tiny red spots on my chest. It looks like blood under the skin. I feel now they spread over the right side of my chest. I do have neurodermatitis, a few allergies (mostly pollen, etc.), and allergic asthma.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Take tablet Loratadine 10 mg once a day after breakfast for ten days, tablet M- Teczine (Montelukast plus Levocetirizine) at night after dinner for ten days, and 1 percent Hydrocortisone at night for seven days. Do you have congress grass allergy or Parthenium der...  Read Full »

My mother has surgery, where some tissue and ovary were removed. Is it cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom had her surgery before two weeks. A 14 cm tissue was removed from her womb as well as her ovary. We are waiting for the results of her biopsy at the moment. Will it be cancer? If so, then what kind of cancer? Is it curable?  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are saying, the results of biopsy must be taken to determine if it is cancer or not. An idea may be given by the operating surgeon, who has seen the formation of tissue, but without biopsy there is no 100% accuracy. If the mass was found only in the womb, then ...  Read Full »

My friend has a few skin lesions for a couple of years. Can that be removed?

Query: Hello doctor,My friend got some skin lesions for a couple of years. She does marathons, swimming, and is in the sun a lot. We need some advice regarding skin lesion. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Use photostable sunscreen daily at 9 AM, 12 PM,3 PM, and 30 minutes before going outdoors in the sun. Biopsy of the lesion should be done to rule out melanoma/malignancy. Do you have a family history of melanoma? Is there a change in size, shape, and color notice...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to check a skin tag to rule out malignancy?

Query: Hello doctor, The skin tag started two weeks ago, multiplied, and looks very odd. Not sure if it is just irritated or if I should be concerned. Should I get a skin tag checked?  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have excess skin tags on the body? Do you experience friction between the skin surfaces? Are you insulin resistance? Are you obese? Do you have any hormonal imbalance or fluctuations? Do you have any hormonal changes? What is your pregnancy status? Do yo...  Read Full »

Do all hard swollen lymph nodes are cancerous nodes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a swollen lymph node for over a week. It looks like it maybe two together. I have been doing research, and I am very concerned.It is hard, and the location seems to be concerning. Could this be a sign of metastatic cancer or other cancerous node? I am very concerned.  Read Full »


Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, and I do not think there is anything to worry about. These can be lipomas or benign subcutaneous lesions. It concerns only if they are hard and fixed with a progressive increase in size and associated with significant weight loss and d...  Read Full »

Which specialist would perform surgery of a galactocele?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife stopped breastfeeding our third child five months ago, after a lot of sucking difficulties and painful nipples. Because of that, her breasts plugged and did not empty properly. She has tried breast pump without any luck. She has now developed painful galactoceles on both her br...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A galactocele is a milk filled space inside the breast. Breast problems are common after childbirth in those women who had stopped breastfeeding or experienced sucking difficulties. Firstly, I hope you are sure that it is truly a galactocele and not any other ...  Read Full »

Can boric acid vaginal suppositories cause pink bump at the bottom of the vaginal opening?

Query: Hi doctor, Three days ago, I felt an itch, so I used a boric suppository, but it flared up. The next day I ended up feeling tender, so I checked myself out, and that is when I saw the bump. Currently, I have a pink bump at the bottom of my vaginal opening right above the perineum. Three months ago,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a vaginal mucosal cyst that usually develops in most cases where there is post-intercourse vaginal frictional injury leading to blockage of mucosal venous drainage due to injury, thereby causing a bump that tends to increase slowly. It can also be due to possib...  Read Full »

How can a 4 cm dermoid ovarian cyst be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I had my right ovary and tube removed during C-section, due to a 4.5 cm dermoid cyst. The cyst was found during an ultrasound scan, five years back. The surgeon said a cystectomy was no possible because the cyst had completely replaced the ovary. Could you p...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me tell you, your right-sided cyst was having benign germ cell tumor that is a dermoid cyst, which is called as a mature cystic teratoma. Such a cyst is filled with cheesy mate...  Read Full »

I have many lumps in breasts that are painful during periods. Are they fibroadenomas?

Query: Hello doctor, I have many lumps in both breasts for the last few years. All these lumps were diagnosed, and we got to know that these are fibroadenomas. But still, I am tensed. What diet should I take and how to proceed further with the treatment so that it does not turn into something worse? I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Roli Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Fibroadenosis is a benign condition and it rarely worsens.It has relation with periods, and it is painful just before periods.There is nothing should be done about it until it affects your quality of life. I suggest you tablet Evion (Vitamin E) once daily for a month.For fu...  Read Full »

What causes a lump on inner thigh under the skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a little bump under the skin on my inner thigh. It is not visible but I can feel it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions. What is the size of the swelling? How long has it been there? Is it movable? What is it's exact location, like middle or upper thigh? Is there any bump on the other side as well? Most probably it is a lymph node. These are normal...  Read Full »

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