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Cancer of the foodpipe spread to the lungs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your medical Query
User :   My aunty is suffering from cancer
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she has problems with respiration now..
Doctor :   What is the Cancer and at what stage is it
Doctor :   What is her age
User :   she underwent operation for removing the cancer from the food pipe...
Doctor :   any Medical Illness that she is having
Doctor :   ok
User :   her age is 62
Doctor :   At what stage was it diagnosed
User :   last stage...
Doctor :   ok
User :   but then my question is..
User :   since she is facing problems with respiration ..
User :   some fluid is getting filled in her lungs..
Doctor :   there are chances that the cancer would have spread to the LUNGs also and that is why she is having the Respiratory symptoms
User :   and i dont think this is related to her cancer
Doctor :   It is there are Microvascular spreads that pccur and that is the cause for her
Doctor :   Occur
User :   so i wanted to ask whether that could be a chance she has some problem with her lungs itself...
User :   oh ok...
Doctor :   Edema in the lungs as you might call
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u refer us to a doctor who can help us in this regards??
Doctor :   there is not much that you can do Doctor :   Bye for now
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