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Synonyms for fluctuate

change

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Synonyms for fluctuate

cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern

move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

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be unstable

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Consider this treatment approach 6,7 CLASS PATIENT CRITERIA MANAGEMENT ANTIBIOTIC CHOICES 1 Afebrile and If no drainable Semisynthetic healthy; lesion abscess, give penicillin, oral nonfluctuant common first- first- or second- line antibiotic generation for SSTI; cephalosporin, reassess for macrolide, response clindamycin 2 Fluctuant or Surgical drainage Trimethoprim- pustular lesion of abscess if sulfamethoxazole, <5 cm; with or possible.
On intraoral ex- amination a moderate fluctuant swelling was vis- ible 3mm beneath the gingival margin on the buccal side between upper right canine and first premolar.
There were soft, fluctuant, erythematous swellings around the sinuses with a purulent discharge while firm, tender, erythematous subcutaneous nodules on the ventral and dorsal aspect of left hand (Figure 3), right elbow and dorsal aspect of left foot near the lateral border.
On physical exam, a palpable, fluctuant, tender mass was identified in the left gluteal region.
There is extraoral swelling (Fig 1) but on intraoral examination there is a well circumscribed non tender oval shaped soft cystic fluctuant swelling of 2x1.
All patients had recent onset of a superficial, fluctuant skin abscess accompanied by erythema and induration.
The swelling was fluctuant to bimanual palpation, indicating buccal and palatal cortex destruction.
0 cm), erythematous, fluctuant, tender, painful plaque (online/Appendix Figure, panel A, available from www.
As the subcutaneous swelling had become fluctuant during follow up, it was aspirated, leading to a significant decrease in its size.
This is often noted as a fluctuant, painless swelling of neck or within oral cavity.
2) Seminal vesicle cysts <5 cm may remain asymptomatic and are usually discovered inci dentally as a palpable abdominal mass or on digital rectal examination as a palpable fluctuant mass arising from the superior aspect of the prostate.
As the subcutaneous swelling had become fluctuant during follow-up, it was aspirated, leading to a significant decrease in its size.
A 42-year-old man with hepatitis C presented to the emergency department with fever and a tender, fluctuant neck mass on the right.