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I recently had a urinalysis test and the results showed 7 HPF squamous Epithelial and few bacteria. I have a cystocele and rectocele and am waiting for surgery to correct. Also have had squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus (43 years ago) radiation only and Malt Lymphoma of stomach. Should I...
2 1 4 days ago
If a male 42 years old, left arm swelling, good physical condition, taking a series of blood test, all came back negative. His father die from cancer, first issue started with his father having a swollen arm and found that he had a infected hand from a splitter and amputate his forefinger in...
2 1 5 days ago
My wife has Stage IV lung cancer. The cancer in her lungs is being controlled but the cancer has traveled to the liver. She is being treated by a chemo drug and the drug has caused multiple effects: fatigue, appetite, and multiple soars in her mouth. Question what is thrush and is it an issue MB
40 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I have been on 188 of Tirosint from para thyroid tumor surgery and found cancer in my thyroid and had spread to some lymph nodes. I felt so much better after surgery until radiation. I have felt awful for two years now since the radiation. I told my MD last week I was going nuts and had every...
2 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
I have experienced chills, vertigo, and nausea (no vomiting) simultaneously. The episodes last between a minute to two minutes and I experience them several times a day. I have been diagnosed as having a schwanoma on the left side of my head. Could the schwanoma be causing my symptoms?
2 1 Wed, 31 Oct 2018
My question is regarding my mother; she is 62 yrs. old with no previous medical concerns, non-smoker, and non-drinker. However she does not regularly see a doctor for annual check ups. Just this month she cancelled a trip over seas due to finding blood in her urine. Ever since then she has had...
2 1 Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Hi my dad is 86 years old and has had blood in his urine. The first time was four months ago, he went to dr. And the dr. Told him it could be an infection and put him on an antibiotic. Last night he had more blood went to dr. Again today and dr. Said enlarged prostate could be cancer and he...
2 1 Wed, 17 Oct 2018
I am a 69 year old male having had a radical prostatectomy two years ago. I noticed blood in my urine 9 months ago and after getting my blood work done, the doctor noted my PSA was 0. He had subsequent testing done that noted: DUCTAL and acinaradenocarcinoma of the prostate. I have a Gleason...
2 1 Tue, 16 Oct 2018
I HAVE HEADACHAES EVERY MORNING WHEN I AWAKE. I HAD A MRI OF THE BRAIN AND RESULTS WERE NEGATIVE. IT IS BEGINNING TO EFFECT MY ENERGY LEVEL, I AM IRRITABLE, INPATIENT, AND MOST OF ALL DO NOT FEEL GOOD. MY OTHER HEALTH ISSUES INCLUDE TYPE 2 DIABETIC; MY THYROID WAS REMOVED IN JUNE. THE PATHOLOGY...
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
I just came from the doctor s office with my 14 year old son and his EKG came back sinus Brady heart rate 46 with inferior st-elevation compatible with early repolarization normal variant of ECG and unconfirmed report.... what does that mean? I m so worried
2 1 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
I am 35 years of age and have a normal size uterus with no lesions. Uterus is isoechoic. Endometrial canal is thickened at 15mm and heterogeneous. Left ovary also contains a 1.6x1.0x1.6 cm anechoic cyst. Is this most likely cancer or what does this mean???
2 1 Fri, 14 Sep 2018
I had a vaginal ultrasound this afternoon. Can you explain the oncologist note: Small amount of complex avascular echoes within the distal half of the cervix. This would be consistent with blood, atypical for polyp although low-grade malignancy not excluded.
2 1 Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Is taking a urinary suppressant for someone with moderate hydronephrosis of both kidneys and ureters down to a prominent prostate advisable. Recent ultrasound: The right and left kidneys show no stone formation and have normal size and appearance . Diagnosis: aggressive prostate cancer with...
2 1 Wed, 12 Sep 2018
I have a 2mm echogenic focus on left ovary, suggestive of dystrophic calcification, trace of fluid found adjacent to left ovary measure 7x 5 mm The opinion section reads 1.9mm left ovarian cystic structure Progress scan can be performed within first half of menstrual cycle for further assessment...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Hi Doc, Good day! ihave a UNILOCULAR ANEHOIC CYSTIC STRUCTURE MEASURING 14X12X 9MM; NO VASCULARITY WITHIN (LEFT OVARY) RIGHT OVARY UNILOCULAR ANECHOIC CYSTIC STRUCTURE MEASURING 28X31X23 MM. are they cancerous please need to know your answer. Thank you so much
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I have had radiation to my brain in 1998. I have also been treated for Hypothyroid since 1990. I have recently had a hard time keeping my TSH 3 within limits. I had a Thyroid U/S last month and they identified several heterogenous, hyper vascular nodules, nodule Nodule 1- 1.6 X 1.1 X .9cm and...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
i had uultasound of uterus in march and biopsy for uterine bleeding post menapausal it was okay now had d and c and hysteroscopy and came back highly suspicious of adenocarcinoma of endometrium is it possible that it was missed in march and now has it been too long of a wait since march for a go
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Microscopic Description Bilateral orchidectomy: Bilateral unremarkable testicular parenchyma for age. Both epididymis are unremarkable. Prostate chips: Conventional prostatic adenocarcinoma. Modified Gleason score : 4+5 =9 (WHO classification 2016) Grade group V. On immunohistochemistry, tumour...
2 1 Fri, 7 Sep 2018
I had a pelvic ultrasound and the majority of the endometrium is thickened and measures less than 2mm however there is an area of irregular mass with a thickness of 2.6mm. Radiologist says possible blood clot or endometrial irregularity. Does this mean I have cancer. I am 72
2 1 Fri, 24 Aug 2018
Hello, my husband is being treated for prostate cancer via radiation. At the time of treatment is needs to have approx. 20oz. of water in his bladder and an empty colon. The colon part seems to be the problem. He has gas - now taking GasX, eats Greek Yogurt and drinks chicken broth. Any other...
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