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Please my 5 year old daughter who had a transplant on stage IV neuroblastoma was placed on 80mg of isotretinoin per day for 2 weeks on & off. After using it for 4 months, she started developing joint and muscle pain, swollen below the left eye and tremor on her right hand. What can we do now...
58 1 Mon, 10 Aug 2015
My son is 31/2 yrs. old and is adopted,he is Chinese. His big toenail started getting a narrow brn/blk line on it starting from the nail bed. As time went on the line grew wider and kept getting darker. We took him to a dermatologist and were sent to a surgeon for removal of the toenail and...
84 2 Fri, 12 Jun 2015
Hi my son has Dwayne s syndrome and they recently found his eyes stutter. On looking closer they have found that his optic near is pale and looking abnormal and want to do a MRI scan. What are the doctors thinking this could be? He mentioned a tumour, or he said there are several other things...
115 2 Mon, 25 May 2015
2 yrs ago i got a ct scan which revealed i had a cyst in my left kidney..i went to a clinic the doctor said it was to small to be anything serious..but lately ive been having pains in my left side again..i looked up kidney cyst and found out they may turn into cancer...how can i get checked to...
131 2 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... OUR BABY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE 3 ARMS SHE DID 14 ROUNDS OF CHEMO RADITION SURGERY SHE WAS CLEAN OCT 2010. FOLLOWING HER CLEAN SCANS SHE RELAPSED WITH A BRAIN TUMOR 6CM. DID RADITION TO BRAIN AND SPINE LATEST IS...
138 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
im 15 ive been smoking weed for 4 years now and im anemic and i used to masturbate and have sex (protected) alot ide say tousands of times it became a habbit. now i have rectal pains / pelvic inside deep sharp pains and ive noticed im rather smaller than most kids is size of body arms/exc. my...
165 1 Fri, 9 Jan 2015
Dear doctor, I am working as a staff nurse at Atomic energy hospital kalpakkam. my son was diagnosed as ALL on oct 2005 and treated at Apollo speciality hospital at chennai.treatment completed on mar 2008.presently doing well.My physician told me, he should no have recurrence for another 05...
87 1 Fri, 9 Jan 2015
Doctor, A kid of 4year suffering from Blood cancer since a year. Chemotherapy was going fine and when it comes to radiation, neural damage and brain damage occured. Can we cure his cancer with IMITINEF MERCILET? Please give suggestions. All the doctors said he can live only for few months. Please...
102 1 Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Dear Sir, My nephew having stomach pain since last four years. He is 14 years old. After had some treatment, we came to know that, it is pancreatic. Please find herewith the attached his scan & blood report for your review. I would like to know that, is there any chance to have pancreas cancer?
93 1 Tue, 7 Oct 2014
My 8 year old nephew has leukemia (ALL) and will be having a Bone Marrow Transplant in ealy Sept. ( He was a failed induction ) The week before the transplant he ll recieve radiation 3 times daily along with his other treatments. the doctors told us that from the radiation he will be left...
151 1 Mon, 22 Sep 2014
hello my son is operated in turkey tymic cist 20 cm in timus he is 2 years and 7 month, now we do the ct and now is still some tumor between the aorta but the tumor is bening and what can you say to me how to remove that peace of tumor between the aorta with the operation again...
118 1 Mon, 25 Aug 2014
My 22month old daughter has acute lymphoblastic leukemia and she s been doing chemo and on she is taking steroids but she will stop the steroids on the 20th of this month but I have a question will the steroids or maybe some of the chemo make her feet cold the rest of her body is warm.
100 1 Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Hi, My 10 year old daughter has nausea every morning for a few hours and then it goes away. Eating or not eating doesn t make a difference and it is affecting her school day as she feels to ill to work. What could be causing this and is there anything she can take to get rid of the nausea...
98 1 Mon, 18 Aug 2014
I have a 12 year old daughter who was diagnosed @ almost age 2 with Medulloblastoma. The tumor was removed & we were told she would not need a VP shunt. 6 mts later she developed hydrocephalus and a shunt was placed. The tip of the shunt has always been very bouncy to the touch. Tonight when I...
117 1 Mon, 11 Aug 2014
hi, can young children aged 10 yrs old get bowel cancer my younger brother has had blood in his poo for a week and has been having dhiorreah too, he has been to a doctor and they are going to have tests what are the chances of im having bowel cancer?? PLease help
169 1 Mon, 11 Aug 2014
my son is about to turn 2. he has had over 30 ear infections, constant repiratory infections, not responsive to antibiotics, 3 sets of tubes, adenoid removal and allergy testing came back negative. here is the latest blood work: WBC 8.5 RBC 4.68 Hemoglobin 13.3 Hematocrit 36.6 MCV 78.2 MCH 28.4...
128 1 Wed, 9 Jul 2014
I have a 12 year old boy who has been having such severe painful headaches that he cries! This has been going on for about 3 weeks. I think the worst because my sister died in May of brain cancer. She didn t know it until right after new years and she died by May 14.
110 1 Wed, 9 Jul 2014
My daughter is 3 and a half years old now. When she was born I ve noticed that she had a lump (pea sized) on each side of her neck. Since she s two she developed bone pain in her legs almost every other day and she sometimes wakes her up during the night in tears because of the pain and 5ml of...
89 1 Thu, 3 Jul 2014
My 4 yr old grandson is being treated for leukemia and was also very sick with rsv. This has all happened the last 2 weeks. He is now at home and is very weak but seems to hurt in alot of places, twisted his foot a bit when it was under him and cried in pain. Is this normal?
81 1 Mon, 30 Jun 2014
i have 3 children, 16, 11 and 4. I was just told that having many CT scans can affect the DNA. I have had many CT scans after my second born. i am terribly worried that i have messed with my third childs DNA and am terrified that i have installed a cancer gene in him?
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