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7 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Hello doctor. My cousin brother (stays in India) is diagnosed with lymphoblastic lymphoma (mediastinal) in August 2011. Now it has been metastasized to CNS. He was going through chemotherapy BFM90. Now doctor is contemplating whether to have bone marrow transplantation or not. But what I read...
7 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
I m 2 years out of lymphoma. My last ct scan (1month ago) was ok except spleen enlargement 4cm. Doc said not to worry. I had a lymphatic massage shortly after. Since then I ve been having pain in original tumor site (media stienum) and tingling sesations all over body, also my spine has been...
13 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...After chemo stopped working for large b cell lymphoma and they are sending the patient home without blood infusions and platelet infusions what is the expected time frame before end of life?
13 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Hi. A close male relative has been diagnosed with NHL. General health was very good apart from a fairly minor stroke six months ago and aortic aneurism surgery six years ago. He is 81 years old and symptoms include weight loss, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, rigors, bladder infection. Has...
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
I have preliminary diagnosis of lymphoma. Awaiting results of biopsy of large lump in groin. Hemstologist wont see me until results come so my appointment is not for another ten days. I m the meantime symptoms are multiplying--lump is lsrger, I m feeling pa in in srmpit, numbness in fingrrtips,...
60 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
Sir, I am vijaykumar from Hyderabad (India). My father aged about 76 years. He is suffering with Lymphoma. and he is get heavy pain near stomach and back side pain. he has taken ominocortil-20mg and other pain relief medicines (there is somany side effects are there in ominocortil). 9 years back...
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 ventricular non hodgkins lymphoma. The tumors are very small. The dr says they don t need to do any treatment at this point. They will check blood work every 3 months and CT every 6 months. She is 69 years old, wt 130 and about 5 4 . Is this a normal procedure...
29 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
my self having lymphonite on right side of neck diagonsed with tb on att from last 52 days plus streptomycin 1 mg Fnac done twice to check senstivity now advised surgery as lymphonite is red in colour and its swelling what and from where to get it done
12 1 Sat, 23 Jun 2018
I learned I had CLL in 2008 at age 56; unfortunately required 2 coronary stents later that year, requiring Plavix. within one month I discovered I had ITP also; so my oncologist suggested chemotx which I refused, accepting RCP therapy only(avoided fludarabine). I have had two year remission until...
90 1 Sat, 23 Jun 2018
A friend has Burketts lymphoma was diagnosed in April 2010 he has had surgery and has had two rounds of chemo. His doctor has suspended his chemo treatment yesterday due to my friend tested positive for marijuana & speed. His doctor said that he will not treat him till he comes back clean of...
7 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Two months ago had sore area in my groin. Painful to touch. Went away after two weeks tho stil a little sore. About a month ago, soreness in armpit which comes and goes. Reading too much on internet, what are the chances of it being lymphoma Please let me get out of this sight. I am not...
125 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
HELLO MY NAME IS CYNDI MY BOYFRIEND IS IN REMMISION FOR NONHODKINS LYMPHOMA HIS SPLEEN HAS ENLARGED AND CANCER SEEMS TO BE ACTIVE IN SPLEEN HIS DR HAS SET A DATE FOR SLEEN TO BE REMOVED FOR THE PAST 3B DAYS HE HAS BEEN FEELING WEIGHED DOWN ,TIRED ,COLD SWEATS,AND PAIN AROUND SPLEEN AREA HAS A...
12 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
hi sir i am suresh from hyd and suffering with follicular lymphoma.right now i have taken chemo theropy alone. doctors suggested to take rituxmab with chemo. but because of financial problem not taken rituxmab which is in high cost. you pl. suggest about free treatment of rituxmab in adyar cancer...
13 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
MY DAD 64yr IS SUFFERING FROM NHL (DLBCL CD20+ve) 2 cycles of R-CHOP was initially given to which relapse was there after 3 weeks, then shifted to R-ESHAP 4 cycles have been given but then the same result, after every cycle 3rd week lymph nodes reappear... don t know what do in such resistant...
14 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Hi Doctor, I have many tiny solid things around my lowback and in my both hands . I saw a doctor for many times and they tell me it is a multiple liphoma which is not grouped under cancer types. but i feel fear and also i have pain specialy in my lowback. is it realy not cancer or it is atype of...
8 1 Fri, 1 Jun 2018
Hi my 5 year old daughter has a small ball type lump on her right side of her neck She said last week her neck hurts that s when I found it - left it a week to see if it would go but it s still there . My brother has non hodgkins lymphoma and his tumours were found on his neck should I be worried...
12 1 Mon, 28 May 2018
My 61 yr old brother has non-hodgkins lymphoma and was diagnosed 7 years ago. He was in remission for almost 2 1/2 years until about 3 months ago. He has had #2 of 6 rounds of chemo this time, but has been very ill for the last 2 months and is now hospitalized. The cat scan showed lesions on the...
7 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
My son had cat scratch disease in 08 they removed the lymph nodes from the throat area and biopsied them. All it showed was toxoplasmosis. Now he has three enlarged lymph nodes in the groin area. Mono test was neg. He is really tired all the time all he does is sleep. He is 18 years old could he...
19 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
I had non-hodgkins lymphoma recently. My PET scan in April was clear. When I went to my GP he checked my PSA and found it jumped from .6 in 2009 to 4.4. I am going to see my oncologist first but does this ever happen because of my radiation and Chemo?
8 1 Wed, 25 Apr 2018
54 6 195lbs. I have diffuse Large smoothB cell lymphoma. It was low grade at the last biopsy. High grade before that. I was given a bone marrow stem cell transplant in 09. A rash (~1 x2 , rough, slightly raised and itchy) has appeared on the top of my right foot. An elliptical, smooth, solid red...
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