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3 2 Fri, 15 Mar 2019
4 yrs ago I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Had chemo & radiation. Also had a lumpectomy. For the past 18 mnths or so I have been experiencing pain in my breast. Have had it chkd out but no one can give a a definitive answer. Do u have an opinion?
2 1 Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Hi Dr. I have recently been diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer...had a lumpectomy and getting 4-5 weeks of radiation. However, I have other symptoms that no dr can seem to help me with....back pain, feeling in my throat like something is in there (at Adams apple), stomach burning feeling and...
2 1 Thu, 21 Feb 2019
I have developed trigger finger in my left thumb and right middle finger. I am currently taking anastrozole for estrogen supression following breast cancer tumor removal, chemo and radiation in 2012. I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma and had involvement in 2 lymph nodes. My...
5 4 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
My name is Ina Brown, my left aureola has been itching for about three weeks and I am noticing that the nipple is somehow retracting inside the breast. There is no scaling, no redness unless I scratch the area and no signs of any discharge. For your information, I am a breast cancer survivor with...
2 1 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
I have been in treatment for stage three breast cancer with mets to the lymph nodes My two cts. Show hypodensity nodule and opacity with a nodule. Some pelvic lymph nodes and one near the liver I will repeat this again in April If I have mets. I really want to know for life choices sooner than...
2 1 Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Had breast cancer in right breast almost 12 years ago. Had mammo and ultrasound last week. Have to go back for diagnostic mammo because they said there s a small spot on right side, ultrasound was fine. Said it could be benign breast tissue. Just wanted your insight on this. Feeling nervous....
5 1 Tue, 27 Nov 2018
I got breast cancer in 1998 went in for a hernia surgery, was scared, so I mentioned 2 lumps on my left chest top and side, under armpit, dr sayed stage 3 going on 4, 8 months to live, or entensive chemo now surgerys and ragiation, at the timemascectomy too, I was not one tyo be deformed, argued...
6 1 Tue, 27 Nov 2018
I am a Brest Cancer patient. 2Chemo+Surgery(removed breast)+4Chemo+Radiation in 2009. Fron 2010 i have been suffering from on and off earaches which starts with a cold then a throat pain and finally an ear ache. I have antibiotics and it gets treated but just keeps reccuring. 13thNov, i had a...
74 1 Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Ok I had reconstruction with breast cancer may 31 2011. abdominal to the breast .year later I had all the sewing came undone and had to go the mesh. done good for a year. now I am feeling it has all collapsed inside me as they call it hernia repair. I had the mesh that growes inti the belly...
13 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
At a prominent state hospital, a 45-year-old woman is receiving a ‘combined modality treatment for the initial stage of breast cancer. State the two aspects included in this treatment. State the methods by which a radiation oncologist can administer these therapies. Additionally, state four major...
6 1 Sat, 17 Nov 2018
one of my friends wife had breast cancer & is now taking chaemo therapy.The doctor has advised her to take 3 sachets 15 Gm each of L Glutamine USP. Instead could Nutrilite Protein Powder 2 Scoops 10Gms each which gives 8 Gms soya protein & has 9 essential Amino acids per scoop be given daily to...
6 1 Sat, 17 Nov 2018
I am asking this question for my friend. She had chemotherapy two years ago for a very invasive form of breast cancer. For the past six months her incontinence has steadily worsened. She has to change her sheets every night and is exhausted. She is on a fentanyl patch for chronic neuropathic pain...
8 1 Sat, 17 Nov 2018
At a prominent state hospital, a 45-year-old woman is receiving a ‘combined modality treatment for the initial stage of breast cancer. State the two aspects included in this treatment. State the methods by which a radiation oncologist can administer these therapies. Additionally, state four major...
14 1 Wed, 14 Nov 2018
I had breast cancer 2 years ago/ chemo/surgery/radiation therapy In March had first-bout of erysipelas in the breast area treated by the radiation with high temp (over 38.4) treated with intravenous fluxclox for 2 days then oral for 8. This happened again in July and again in August (twice) and...
8 1 Wed, 14 Nov 2018
My mother in last twelve days to told she has breast cancer, stage 4. I dose of chemo has been given to her 9 earlier days in mumbai. But is currently in appollo s delhi ICU. Having sever pain or breatheless.She has been in icu for last 4 nights and things are not improving. instead, her blood...
8 1 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
My mother is 61 year / F/ Height- 150cm / weight 62 kg my mother has operated for breast cancer right side breast circular mastactomy on 16th August 2010. All the 14 lymphnodes are also removed. The lump size was 3.50 cm. It is classified as T2N0M0 Grade-IV Breast cancer. She has been given FEC...
8 2 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Hello I am getting these white puss pimples on my nipple area and around that area when I squeezed a hard white puss comes and and it just gets stuck their so I take off with a tissue. I ve had these for a few months now however recently My breasts also feel swollen and heavy over the past 2...
13 2 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
I am a 50 year old female. I have had one period since November. My concern is my breast are extremely sore and some what swollen. I have gone up one bra size. I have yearly mamagrams performed. never any issues. I feel it is just mastalgia from researching on the internet. what do you think?...
7 2 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
I am breast cancer survivor. It has been 16 years since my first diagnosis. Four years after the first mastectomy I had a different kind of breast cancer in the second breast. This time along witb the mastectomy & reconstruction I had to have chemo. Then about a year later what I thought was the...
6 2 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
I had a hysterectomy-complete about 17 yrs ago , I have recently experienced some symptoms that made me go to the dr. and had blood work done. I have an elevated calcium level and a low vitamin d but I don t do HRT due to a family history of breast cancer. should your calcium level be elevated ?