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  • Mildy enlarged mesenteric lymph node

    had a CT scan done with oral contrast and IV contrast. Everything seemed to be normal in the report except for some mildly enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes and region of the ileocecal valve normal except for a few adjacent mildly prominent nodes. What does that mean? My blood work since October has beena51 to 55 for esr and EXTREMELY HIGH crp since October I also was diagnosed with microscopic colitis in 2014. And since October 2016 I haven't been right diarrhea mostly and just overall feeling....
  • 10 days ago

    Ovarian cancer?

    I have been having a lot of pelvic pain, constipation, fatigue, dizziness, back pain and just overall not feeling well. Gynecologist did exam and said that my ovary and bowels were inflamed. I have to go for ultrasound in a week. What could this be? Could it be cancer? Oh and I do not have a uterus only tubes and ovaries left.
  • 12 days ago

    Making the Most of Makeup During Cancer Treatment

    Cancer survivor Heather Millar shares her thoughts about using makeup during cancer treatment and shares some resources where patients can find instruction and tips: http://wb.md/2pxxG9f
  • 14 days ago

    AML question

    My mom is 90 years old. In fantastic health, eg she takes a tap class and ballet class each week, cleans house, works in the garden, and her energy level is so high she generally wears me out when I go visits. She went to her doctor for her annual check-up and was told she has AML. I am having a hard time accepting someone as robust as my mom has cancer. She has shown no symptoms. She isn't tired, losing weight, doesn't have chills or fever, never get infections, etc. I wasn't with her....
  • 18 days ago

    Bump on tonsil tissue

    I'm 20 years old and I generally struggle with health anxiety. I have never smoked anything in my life and I have never tasted alchohol. I try hard not to let anxiety effect my every day life but for some reason I just can't bring myself to forget about this bump on my tonsil tissue. About 3 weeks ago I had the flu so I had a sore throat and just felt sick. I don't get sick often and honestly I had never looked into my throat before until I had that flu. I checked as my symptoms were....
  • 19 days ago

    Lumps in my groin

    Back in Dec. I discovered three lumps in my groin. It was determined they were swollen lymph nodes. Doctor put me on an antibiotic thinking I must have some infection. No change two weeks after the antibiotic. Doctor says let's just watch them. I decided to get my pap swear just to rule that out. I also have done a foot detox. We are now eight weeks post antibiotics and in month four total. Has anyone experienced these? If so what was the outcome. Any suggestion? Part of me wonders if I am just....
  • 19 days ago

    Breast & endometrial cancer

    Just a little intro: I had breast cancer in 2003 & a recurrence in 2015. Endometrial cancer in 2004 & recurrence in 2006. The way I look at it is, it's like a chronic condition that never really goes away, it just has to be monitored & dealt with when it pops back up.
  • 22 days ago

    Pancreatic Cancer

    Is Pancreatic cancer hereditary and is it also linked to the breast cancer brca gene?
  • 23 days ago

    lump in armpit

    I am a young, overweight male. A month or more ago I noticed a hard, fixed lump in my left armpit. It has feeling to it but isn't painful unless squeezed or pressed, but mostly the lump doesn't physically bother me at all. It oozes puss and fluid when squeezed. My right armpit has a softer mass that feels like two lumps very close together, almost like a figure 8 shape, but it feels attached to the border and not in the middle of the armpit. The skin feels like it has holes in it. A month....
  • 23 days ago

    PrĂ³stata biopsy

    My urologist wants to take a biopsy to determine My present Gleason status after My first biopsy 9 months ago in Colombia. Gleason was 3+3=6. Right after this he wants to start radiotherapy. 1. Isn't it too early for a second biopsy? 2. Should he himself take it or the radiotherapist? 3. What safety measures are necessary in the colon? 4. Could the biopsy cause metastasis?