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2 1 4 days ago
My mum is in remission from Hoskins lymphoma and follicular lymphoma since June and has now found a lump behind her ear and has purple lumps come up under her tounge and if she eats it drinks anything it’s really sore ,do you think it is the cancer coming back?
2 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Hi my mam has cancer she is 82 the pain relief she gets is codein or morphine but they take pain away but leave her very confused she dosnt know who she is any more and is very frightened all the time ....is there any other strong pain relief s he can take ......not tramadol
2 1 Wed, 17 Jan 2018
I have multiple myeloma, I was diagnosed in 2010. I started chemo in 2015, first velcade then added revlemid. after 6 mos my regimen was changed to kyprolis, revlimid, dex. I had a severe allergic reaction to kyprolis so my regimen was changed to velcade, revlimid and dex. 7 mos ago they stopped...
2 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
my husband has cancer of the hypophagnx and is the 3rd week of chemo and radiation. Tonight he started having chills and shaking and said he was cold. I took his temperature and it was 103. he had a feeding tube put in last week and is not able to swallow food or pills , only a little water...
2 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
I have IDC Left Breast stage 2 HER Positive, 1.5 cm Cancer was removed, 2 lympthnodes removed, they were negative. I have clear margins. Pathology report states I am in Low recurrence catagory returning and the cancer is confined to the left breast only. It was at 1:00. I am currently taking 33...
8 1 Fri, 12 Jan 2018
I am looking for a General Surgeon in San Diego who will do surgery on my breast to take out my marker that was placed 2003. I have a fungating mass in and outside my right breast larger than an orange. the mass drains liquid and blood and has a horrible odor. It is growing very rapidly. My...
2 1 Fri, 12 Jan 2018
I have been taking 4 oncovite tablets a day as part of Dr Lamm s treatment regimine with bcg after bladder cancer tumeor removal. I finished my 3rd maintenance bcg treatment and am wondering whether I should continue oncovite, cut back from 4/day or what.
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
My daughter is 18. Diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma in April. 14 weeks of chemo. Right below the knew amputation on 8/24/17. Seven weeks of healing. 4 weeks into the next 22 weeks of chemo. Her ANC has been 0 since last Wednesday. She developed some type of infection in the unsanitary hospital she...
13 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
I had my thyroidectomy in 2007 due to papillary cancer. I m 5 -7 and 165 pounds now (normally 145lbs) I m on levoxyl 125mcg, paxil, lithium, wellbutrinxl150, lunesta 3mg, multivitiamins, spironolactone, and klonopin .5mg for sleep. Is this OxyElite Pro dangerous to take while on this concoction...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
MY HUSBAND HAS LATE STAGE PROSTATE CANCER WHICH RESPONDED VERY WELL TO IPT (INSULIN THERAPY) HIS PSA DROPPED FROM 379 TO 96. CANCER CELLS IN BLOOD DROPPED FROM 51 TO 0. UNFORTUNATELY EVEN SMALL AMOUNTS OF CHEMO. ARE PLAYING HAVOC WITH HIS RED BLOOD CELLS, HIS WHITE CELLS AND HIS HEMOGLOBIN IS...
2 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
Hi. I have strep throat and was put on antibiotics starting today. I understand that after 24-48 hours of being on antibiotics, it is no longer contagious. However, the pills last 10 Days. I am supposed to visit a friend and her brother next weekend. It’ll be 8 Days into treatment. He is 12 and...
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
I was pretty sure I had a cystic pimple developing under the corner of my eye brow (closest to my eye). I have had pimples there before and it felt similar. This started a little less than a week ago. By last Thursday it was pretty swollen. In the past day I noticed a dark spot appearing in the...
13 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
I was driving on the highway with my windows rolled down, and as I passed a group of people on the shoulder, they threw a cup of dirt in my car, and I breathed in a lot of it. I m worried that they crushed fiestaware chips with uranium glazed ceramic and mixed it in with the dirt. Are there tests...
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
I am a breast cancer survivor with estrogen negative, progesterone negative, HER2 positive . I don t understand about hormones-- can I or can t I use or take things that have hormones in them. Natural or man made hormones. Like in meds ( hot flashes), make up,
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
In 2013 I had stage 4 non Hodgkin lymphoma on I needed to take chemo a week at a time At one time a nurse put in what I would call a double IV It was a rectangle shape about 4 to 5 inches long and 2 to 3 inches wide the top of it was flat the bottom had 2 long needles The nurse needed to use a...
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
Please describe the process of using a hypodermic needle to inject liquid methotrexate. I have done it once with instruction but I need a reminder on all the steps for preparing the needle for putting in the little bottle of methotrexate. Plus I need a shot of 8mg and the medication is 1 litre? I...
14 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
Hi I m Mary and I too have this LEukocytoclastic Vasculitis, diagnosed in June 2007 with biopsy and? ... also told I had Hep c. I was diagnosed with stage 4 non Hodgkin s malt lymphoma in November 2008 after an endoscopy with biopsy. I went through treatment with 8, 4 hour Rituximab infusions 1...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
My girlfriend is in I believe end stage breast cancer, she has developed chronic/malignant ascities, it is progressively getting worse, she is filling up more rapidly with fluid, about every 2 to 3 weeks she has to have the fluid drained, they are getting over 6 litters each time, she has lost a...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
I have had thyroid cancer and my Dr just recently found that I have 3 nodules on my half of thyroid that is left but will not do a test on them to see if the cancer has returned. The reason he gave me is because the nodules are too small. Is that true?
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
I have been diagnosed with paraneoplastic syndrome. I ve read much about it but never read that it gets better on it s own, or whether it keeps progressing? I can t get in to see my Dr. until December. I have many of the symptoms, weak muscles, difficulty in walking, problems with balance. Will...
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