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9 2 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I am currently undergoing chemotherapy for follicular lymphoma stage II I am being treated with rituximab and bendamustine. I have had two cycles 28 days apart. In the last week I have been experiencing chills every evening and a horrible rash and itchiness all over my legs. Can one develop these...
7 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
Good day. I m a singer and a teacher, I teach 19 h a week (mon - fri) and sing 22 h a week (no day off). Yesterday my right lymph node ( I think that s what it is) right below my jaw line, was pretty swollen and today s still like that. It hurts even if I m not talking. I ve been drinking some...
14 2 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I am newly widowed and being treated with testosterone via skin patches following confirmatory radiotherapy to my remaining testicle after an orchidectomy. I had a tumour on it which proved to be stage 1 non-Hodgkin s lymphoma which was treated primarily by chemotherapy. I am in complete...
7 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I have ablister in my leg that drips water. I does not hurt, is light pink. I am a diabetic and I am having chemo. I am in remission now but I still need 2 more sessions of chemo (limphoma). Can youi please let me know what can I do? Thank you. Age 74 5 ft height 139 pounds
8 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
My boyfriend (age 47) has Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Stage 1. He wants to do the HCG diet by injection. Can he safely inject this hormone into his body? I did a little research and it said not to do the diet if you had a hormone-related cancer . I don t think, yet don t know, if non-Hodgkins is...
7 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
I have a history of Hodgkin Lymphoma, lately had CT scan, PET scan, sonograms, arterial vascular specialists, four doctors have all read, reviewed and confirmed non-cancer at this time. My symptoms are and have been increasingly worsened. Tightening around my throat as if someone is choking me...
9 3 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Hi, my name is Eugenie I hope you can help me. My friend son had a swollen gland near his ear and groin area for a couple of weeks, she took him to the doctor and a full blood test was taken, the results came back with slightly elevated white cells and positive lymphoma markers could this be an...
7 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
A family member is in end-stage lymphoma... he is being cared for by his wife, but will go to hospital probably tomorrow...his BP right now is 157/87 and heart rate 135....could this just be due to his extreme weakness and anemia or should he go to emerg right away..I m an RN but not sure what he...
12 1 Wed, 17 Jan 2018
hello dr. Samuel.....I need to have some lypomas removed but my provider declined my request...I went to see a surgeon and he wants way to much do perform a surgery that will take him 15 minutes...I have a post grad degree and I actually laughed right in front of the Dr. when he told me how much...
10 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
My neck is swollen from my TMJ joints down neck. I do have severe TMJ. Joints tender and I have frequent headaches. I have had my TMJ joints injected with steroids. Some relief, not long lasting. The swelling is bilateral and tender to palmate. Not painful, but tender. The swelling has been there...
8 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
i went to the er today and had a ct because i was having abdominal pain and it showed enlarged spleen and enlarged retroperitoneal nodes with small bowel loop thickening. the er physician suggested that it could possibly be lymphoma, is that a possibility
40 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
i have a very sharp stabbing pain in my neck gland on the left side. i had a very swollen right gland last year which turned out to be the first sign of non hodgkin s lymphoma . had 6 rounds of R- chop followed by 2 antibody therapy. should i be worried ?
9 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
my daughter 18 years old is under going biopsy investigation for suspected lymphoma,doctor gangadharan of lake shore hospital suspects the case started 12-15 months back, she had skin allergy and was undergoing ayurveda treatment from kottakkal for last 13 months, what tratment or course of...
8 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
for several weeks half an hour after eatimg i have constant churning feeling lije a washing machine all day long, really am concerned as i have a very low grade lymphoma which is being monitored by hospital called watch and wait. i am having a scan on thursday but am worried
8 1 Tue, 16 Jan 2018
My sister is recovering from chemo for Hodgkins Lymphoma, now in remission. She did not deal well w/chemo & the effects have been brutal on her. She s dropped wt. to 88# & has low sodium/potassium. She has no real appetite & is not drinking enough liquids [drinks Ensure & Gatorade [yuk - pure...
6 1 Fri, 12 Jan 2018
My husband(74) was recently diagnosed via Mayo in Jax. and Moffitt in Tampa with Sezary syndrome. He has had 6 ECP treatments q 3 weeks. His skin is notably reddened after the two consecutive txs. Ofcourse itching is the BIG offender. He is a cardiologist and I am a seasoned CC RN now retired...
6 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Diagnosis is low grade follicular lymphoma. CT shows no obviously enlarged lymph nodes but # has increased in multiple regions. Pt has unrelenting pain, 6-8/10 in bilateral axillary, and groin regions and constant headache. Is the pain from the 1cm lymph nodes or something else? How would you...
26 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Hi Doctor, I am experiencing increasing intensity and frequency of severe leg cramps at night time nearly 7 years after RCHOP chemo therapy. I have tried the most potent medication)(Magnesium, potassium and calcium) to prevent cramps as well as tonic water & boron. Have you any suggestions? Neil
11 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
This week I started having a pain on the surface of the back of my head. It started on one side and now has spread to the other. I have found several swollen lymph nodes all over my head. A few days ago my scalp started hurting and I have found several red spots that are very painful. I am not...
11 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
greetings , my question is for a specialist on lymphoma my father received his results from the vet add hos and he was informed of having T CELL lymphoma and was given a 30% chance of survival. I talked with a friend of mine who retired early as a forensic specialist he says if an individual over...
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