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I got my impalanon taken out in January and I took about three weeks of the pills and then I went off the pill mid February. I had a 2 day period the 21&22. My breasts begin hurting the first of march. I had a LH spike around the 6th ( intercourse 1&9) my breasts have been hurting for 34 days and...
1 0 Fri, 9 Feb 2018
I had my mammogram this past June and it was normal. I now am with a new Gynecologist and they wanted to see my mammo s for the last 5 years which they did. They want me to go for my mammo in July but they say the problem is Encounter for screening mammogram for malignant neoplasm of breast what...
12 2 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
Hello I have been suffering lately with some really weird changes in my body , basically it started 3 weeks ago with excessive sweating which is really unusal for me , thne my breasts have been feeling like they are filling with milk and are sore i have expressed abit and i have a really horrible...
13 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
My wife was just given a cat scan which detected breast cancer and showed some activity in lung. She was then told to get Pet scan, which she has just completed, and as told by her surgen, pet scan showed some activity in lungs and a tumor, about golf ball size in abdomen. he said next step is to...
13 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
i am female 64 yrs old,i had hysterectomy/oophs when 30 yrs cause i had stage4 breast cancer. i have a very dark meatus. why? i had 2 year of 5 fu and alkeran the late 70 s at tulane med cntr in nola. i had been on estring(estrogen) for a year for severe itching/dryness. do not have intercourse i...
11 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
In 98 I had breast cancer had chemo, it took my muscle mass. Had water therapy,it help. Then 04 had breat cancer in other breast, (2 diff. cancers). Cheme damaged my nervious system. Now the leg cramps, are coming back the bottom of my feet feel funny when I walk, and my finger nails are very...
6 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
HI! I m Ms. Joan, I just had my breast ultrasound and the impressions were I had a cystic nodule on my right breast measuring 3x3mm and on my left breast one complex predominantly solid mass measuring 28x23mm. I was told about your products but I wanted to know more of it and their usage which...
19 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
HI, is far infrared therapy using the biomat good to use after surgery? I have suspected ductal carcinoma in situ. Doctor said I may undergo radiation therapy after surgery but I don t want to go ahead with this due to the side effects. I am 59 years of age, quite healthy until I found a stain on...
13 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
My aunty has possible stage 2B breast cancer (ie the tumour, according to her test results, is approximately 5cm and has spread to her auxillary nymph nodes). Where do I go from here? She had a sitting with Dr Rufina Sumroo of Liaquat National Hospital Karachi eight mongths ago who advised her to...
15 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...My sister inlaw had breast cancer & was operated about 3 years back, was administered Chemo & was doing fine. about 2 months back she had pain in thigh & shoulder. on checking it was detected that she has fracture &...
11 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
hello, im 15, there ia a history of breast cancer in my family, and i just did a self-breast exam, i found a lump, my breasts are really sore especially when touched, and my nipple has changed to a bright pink colour, the nipple. change and lump is only in my left breast however the pain is in...
6 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
2003 - breast cancer detected - removed followed by detection of lumps in armpits - cured, with complete cycles of radiotherapy and chemo ,then found in liver at 2 places one being 3.5mm - liver resection done in jan 2011 led to bacterial infection was medicated, bone cancer detected (tail bone)...
18 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Are there any proven adjunctive therapies in the treatment of adenoid cystic carcinoma besides my upcoming resection (10/24/11)and radiation? Any promising research? U.S. or Europe? I am a female in my 60 s with a history of stage 1 breast cancer. (weight issues, hypthyroid, light diabetes) Thank...
3 2 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
My breast cancer tumor measured 1.1 x 0.9 x 0.9. It was invasive ductal carcinoma and grade 2. Estrogen receptors were positive (95% strong) and Progesterone receptors Negative ( 1%)After surgery the Pathology report indicated the margins were clear and the lymph nodes were clear.My surgeon said...
6 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I have a 2 inch patch of shiny red skin, folloing the line of the curve of my breast, indeed, it is in the fold of skin where my breast makes a cleavage, if that makes sense. is this just because I am carrying a little extra weight or should i worry?
6 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I got a Skin Sparing Mastectomy done on my right breast on March 30th, 2011 as the tumour was malignant. Post that i completed my 8 cycles of Dose-Dense Chemotherapy followed by 28 fractions of radiation therapy. My ER & PR are 90% positive & hence now i am on hormone therapy taking 1x20mg tablet...
9 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Hi, I had a Tdap vaccine on monday and the following day, the same arm that I got the injection in my armpit was swollen and very painful (stinging). oddly enough I really didn t have much discomfort or pain at the injection site. It is 4 days latter now and I still have soreness in the armpit I...
6 1 Mon, 22 Jan 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...
7 2 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
sister has stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis 3 yrs. ago. Checkup every 3 months, it is under control with tiny spots on liver and lungs with continued every 3 wk of bone strengthener. The last 3 days she is waking up with welts on her chest and sometimes .arm. No new drugs, just had a checkup....
6 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I am currently taking tamoxifen for inmflammatory breast cancer treatment. In remission now since April 2012. Have been suffering from anxiety and depression and have tried without the use of drugs. Seeing psychiatrist and now prescribed Effexor XR (willing to try) and verified is a drug able to...
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