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Painless Swellings

Painless swelling commonly occurs in the legs, ankles, and feet. It occurs due to the accumulation of fluid and is referred to as edema. It occurs commonly in older adults, and it can indicate a serious condition like heart failure or liver failure. It is often caused due to increased sodium intake, alcohol drinking, and increased caffeine usage. For better blood flow in the ankles without swelling, it is necessary to exercise and massage the affected area helps to drain fluid.

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I am experiencing back pain and stomach swelling on the right side. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I thought I had strained a mid-right back muscle while golfing. I was having pain when sitting and discomfort while sleeping. Yesterday I had an area in the upper right of my stomach distended. It aligned with the back pain and was roughly the size of a hot dog bun. My stomach was about...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read the query and understand your concern. Actually, such back pain can be due to muscle aches or kidney or urine infections, which can cause back pain as well. If the pain is severe, we should consider kidney stones as a possibility. Urine infections and kidney stone ...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing a painless swelling in the throat for three years, which is gradually increasing in size. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing throat swelling for the last three years, and recently, it has gradually increased a bit. However, I do not experience any pain or unusual sensations in my throat, only some cosmetic changes are noticeable. My thyroid function test results have consistently bee...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, it is evident that you have swelling in the right lobe of your thyroid gland. The ENT specialist's recommendation for USG (ultrasonography), FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology), an...  Read Full »

I am a 24-yer-old sexually active female with small vaginal swellings and cottage cheese-like discharge after sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old sexually active female. I have small swellings in my vagina for three months along with cottage cheese-like discharge. I have no pain or itching. The discharge increases on the day after having sex. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Normal vaginal discharge during ovulation is clear and stretchy. After ovulation, the discharge is non-smelly and white in color. You must differentiate whether the discharge you are having is normal or not. If there is ...  Read Full »

What is the cause of the painless, small, movable bump in my mouth that I noticed recently after eating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have discovered a peculiar bump in my mouth, but I am not sure how to describe it accurately. It is small and movable, and I have attached some pictures to help convey its appearance. At the moment, I am unsure whether it is painful as I am currently feeling unwell due to an illness...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Have you considered using honey on the lump? If not, I suggest you try it as a quick remedy. Apply honey to the lump for a few minutes and repeat the process until the lump disappears. Additionally, you can rinse your mouth ...  Read Full »

Why do I get swelling at the site of wisdom tooth removal?

Query: Hello doctor, I just had my wisdom tooth removal surgery 10 days back. The surgery was on the lower right side as my wisdom tooth was impacted and was inside the bone. Hence, I had to remove it as there was some TMJ discomfort. My recovery is going fine there is no numbness and I just want to take ...  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. Post-extraction swelling is normal as the tissues require a conducive environment for healing. Normally, an extraction site shows almost complete healing after 21 days provided you do not have any neg...  Read Full »

Is this lump also an adipose tissue?

Query: Hello doctor, I am contacting you regarding a question I have been thinking about for a while and would like an expert opinion on how to best move forward with this. Before I begin, let me explain the background story, so you have better context. Earlier this year, I went to a doctor for a lump slig...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I will like to see the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) films. From your initial doctor's description, this appears to be a lipoma, a collection of fat cells, and a benign tumor. However, the MRI report is confusing...  Read Full »

I have had a lump in my throat for a few days, and it causes a lot of discomfort without pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a lump in my throat for a few days now. It feels like mucus but its moves around. It goes to my nasal canal blocking my nose or one nostril. It can go down to my throat where it feels like I have a huge lump near my hyoid bone or down near my thyroid (this is where it usually r...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It appears like mucus plugs and sinus congestion. I would suggest you take these medicines. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Trypsin Chymotrypsin and Rutoside combination twice daily before meals. Mucolytics like N-acetyl Cysteine or Ambroxol Hydrochloride twice or thrice dai...  Read Full »

What is the cause for having persistent swelling in the arms and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is a 30 year old female. She has a persistent swelling in both arms and legs since past six months. The reason for this problem is not yet known. It is also not known which line of doctor needs to be consulted in this regard. Earlier, she complains about trembling in hands, f...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Swelling all over the bodycould be due to many causes like liver diseases, heart diseases, kidney diseases, thyroid disease, low albumin level, anemia, drug reaction, etc. As you have mentioned that she had trembling hands previously, it could be due to a thyroid problem...  Read Full »

Why is there swelling on the sides of my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have swellings on the sides of my vagina, periodically. They seems to come to a normal state after some days.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It may be due to allergy or due to medicine if you are taking any. Does it have any pattern like before or after or middle of periods? Is there any pain or itching? If you are sexually active, then does it come after sex? You should check blood sugar levels with PP (Pos...  Read Full »

Is a hair growing out of a papule on the scalp indicative of an appandageal tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a small pink growth on my scalp. I noticed this about ten months ago. It does not seem to have changed much, if at all, in that time. However, I recently noticed the skin around the area is a little bit dry and red. There seems to be hair growing out of the pink spot. It is not...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand that you are concerned. Papules over the scalp are difficult to diagnose sometimes without skin biopsy. A few differential diagnoses are a benign appandageal tumor of the scalp, originating from hair or sweat or apocrine gland. There are several variants...  Read Full »

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