Renal cancers

What is Renal cancers?

Renal cancers are the group of cancers which can affect kidney.These are known by the several names and different groups like Wilm's tumour(more common in children), renal cell carcinoma(RCC)etc.

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I have a history a renal cancer in which I had a radical nephrectomy I am now 2 years post surgery. I have just had a follow up CT scan which shows minimal free fluid in the abdomen. is this anything to worry about. I also had a gastric sleeve in November 2011 and have lost 36 kgs
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Free fluid refers to the build up of water or other fluids in the abdomen or pelvis.

Your result stated that there was minimal free fluid present which means that a very small amount was seen.

This is fine, if they had indicated that a large amount was...
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I have very painful mouth ulcers which are seemingly an effect of my renal cancer treatment. The ulcers are under my tongue and seem like normal type ulcers except they have a black spot in the centre. What is the significance of the black colouration?
Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The ulcers can be secondary to the radiation therapy resluting in radiation mucositis. Nothing to be panic, you can use topical anesthetic like lignocaine and choline salicylate respectively. Do saline gargling and maintain oral hygiene,...
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My 72 year old mother has had a stomach issue since last Friday. She has a pain in the lower left side of her stomach. It comes and goes. She has not been able to keep anything in; everything results in diarrhea. She has no appetite, though she is drinking fluids. She only has one kidney; her right one was removed almost eighth years ago because she had renal cancer. She has called her doctor twice, but he has chalked this up to a stomach flu both times.
Brief Answer:
Colitis, needs active treatment

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query and concern fr your Mother.

Gone through the Medical history of Renal Ca and Surgery 8 years ago, Off the medicines for Diabetes due to loosing weight, and the present history of abdominal pain on left side...
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