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2 1 Thu, 23 Jan 2020
My husband has been on clinical trials for 10 weeks for renal carcinoma and secondary liver cancer. He has has one remaining kidney , no gall bladder and had a liver resection last year but the cancer has now spread to most of the liver. He has failing health and decided following the last CT...
2 1 Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Last month I got a canker sore on my inner lip. It healed within 2 weeks but Was mildly uncomfortable. Yesterday I accidentally popped a small blood blister in my mouth on my inner cheek. I can feel the lymph node behind my ear has a little bump as well. None of this hurts. I had a mild headache...
3 2 Fri, 8 Nov 2019
I was noticing on recent bowel movements that I feel pressure several inches higher in the colon. I have had mild hemorrhoids and bleeding, but this does not feel natural. Could this be signs of colon cancer? I eat oatmeal, apples, and drink mineral oil. I also take a probiotic, stool softener,...
2 1 Fri, 8 Nov 2019
hi i m shailesh my mother was suffring froim esophgesh cancer she is not eat any thing and not drink any thig she drink any thing some part of go to stomuch and somer part of omet so give me some power full suggestion to drink and eat some thing easely
3 2 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I have been experiencing frequent bathroom visits, up to 4-5 times on some days. The bathroom visits have not necessarily been diarrhea, but they are very hard and constipated. I also have been experiencing narrow or pencil thin stools on occasion with frequent gas and abdominal bloating after...
5 4 Wed, 21 Aug 2019
I was recently diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. My dermatologist performed the Mohs surgery. I submitted a claim to my cancer insurance co. They denied the claim stating that the pathology report did not indicate a malignant condition. Isn t that what basal cell carcinoma is? I look forward...
4 3 Wed, 21 Aug 2019
Hi This is Rashmi from Delaware just want to ask a question regarding my mother . My mother has been diagnosed with Poem syndrome where found some myeloma in bone marrow , she is in India . She is seeing one Oncologist , he is giving her chemotherapy medicine by mouth . Oncologist said that after...
2 1 Tue, 6 Aug 2019
Hello Dr, I have questions for my mom,she is retired dentist,65 years old and her case is complex.she has type 1 diabetes and due to it’s complications she got kidney transplant 3 years ago and another surgery for her pain she had in her back, she can’t walk properly she is still in pain,had 3...
2 1 Thu, 25 Jul 2019
Hello Dr, Chetna, I am a 79 yr. old woman and I ve been having problems with nausea and vomiting for a month or more. I am afraid that I may have stomach cancer, For years I ve sat or laid with my computer on my stomach and now am wondering if it would cause Cancer. I ve had 3 back surgeries and...
2 1 Fri, 19 Jul 2019
hi my boyfriend has complained today of having a headache, ear pain, cough, and burning throat. he s worried he may have throat cancer, i think it could be strep or something related. he is worried because he uses the juul and has had a cough with it, he said the cough started when he started...
2 1 Fri, 12 Jul 2019
A year ago I had left lung cancer and surgeon removed half my left lung I have had pneumonia twice before cancer I m 59 lhe last month caughinh really sever titeness only on left side chest I also have several stents have had heart attach 3 times on SSDI lost ins only have part b at this time
2 1 Thu, 11 Jul 2019
My Mother is 85 years old and my Father told me this morning when she went to the bathroom she her stool was black, dark. She is a two-time breast cancer survivor and it being evaluated for dementia. Should I try to get her in tomorrow (Monday) to her primary care or wait to see if it continues...
2 1 Sun, 30 Jun 2019
I m a pancreatic cancer survivor, completion of chemo and radiation this summer,after a full whipple surgery in January. I have extreme joint pain in my lower extremities, including feet. I weigh #117, so I m not overweight. Looking for some OTC help.
2 1 Thu, 13 Jun 2019
Hi. I am a 56 year old female. I was diagnosed with Stage 1, Grade 3 Ductal Carcinoma in 2015. I had a double mastectomy and chemo. Earlier this year I had a colonoscopy and a precancerous adenoma was found. I was told that I wouldn t need another colonoscopy was needed for 5 years. Since my...
2 1 Fri, 7 Jun 2019
Dear Doctors, My father is having Multiple Myeloma and got the treatment for the disease, which is under control since 2017, last week the Reports shows M Band increase by 4.60 % and doctor advice to take the Camo on weekly basis. Previous to week Camo given on monthly basis as maintenance basis....
2 1 Fri, 7 Jun 2019
I am a 23 year old female. I have had a growing lump for 5 months. that is fixed and firm on the dorsal lateral part of my right foot above the 4th and 5th tarsals. Its apoximately 1.5cm x 4cm and only slightly raised maybe 0.5cm. Has no involvement of the skin and appears to be 2 seperate...
2 1 Tue, 4 Jun 2019
Hi, my name is XXXX. My 93 year old aunt was just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We are not able to see the surgeon until 11/19-her skin has turned very yellow in the last 2 weeks but not the whites of her eyes. She now has excessive gas that she never had before and does not complain of any...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I have an MTHFR antibody and am being tested for anticardiolipin panel ana anti-beta2 glycoprotein (G A M) (SP, COAG ONLY Factor V Mutation (Leiden) anti phosphatidylserine Had tia May 1995 Are they looking for some type of cancer. Isnt there a blood test to tell if you have cancer? I am diabetic
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
Hi I got a call from the Breast Screening Clinic and they stated they found a focal asyem. periola anterior surge 10mm on my left breast. It was solid. Sorry if spelling incorrect. My family doctor is away. Have a follow up appt. in 4 weeks for more pictures and a ultrasound. I am 58 years old...
2 1 Fri, 17 May 2019
My husband was diagnosed with a Popeye muscle on his bicep in Nov 2016. He s was told to use ice and heat on it until Dec. when a dermatologist suggested seeing a specialist. Saw the orthopedic PA who took X-rays and said ice and heat. Two days later the surgeon saw us because of the extreme...
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