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  • What should I do?

    I am a 16 year old female in high school. I've had sign of colon cancer for a while now but never thought of colon cancer is the probability of diagnosis. Colon cancer also runs in the family, my great grandfather, grandfather, and I don't know if my dad has it or not, and my greatgrandma of my mom's side all have passed from colon cancer. So it 100% runs in the family. I don't want to freak out my dad but then again I don't want him to think I'm being dramatic. I went to....
  • 5 hours ago

    Does this mole look benign or malignant??

    I recently noticed a mole on my toe that I haven't always had. At first I thought maybe it was a tick but it looks like a mole. I don't have the option to visit the doctor right now, and it's really hard for me to tell. It does look like it has two colors but I'm just not sure. Help?? I also have those brown lines under my toenails and finger nails so I was a little concerned it may be melanoma. Pictures: http://i68.tinypic.com/2e17pqc.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/dhd2zb.jpg
  • 22 hours ago

    Post Colposcopy Sex Drive Loss

    Hi. In 2016 I was told I had HPV but it wasn’t serious enough to take any action. A year later I got my yearly Pap smear and I had developed 4 large clusters that had to be removed and biopsied in a colposcopy. My results came back and I’m fine. It’s been about 8 months since my procedure and I have lost a lot of my sex drive. It takes a lot of relaxation and concentration for me to be “in the mood” and it has taken a damper on my relationship because my boyfriend thinks I find him undesirable which....
  • 1 day ago

    Penile Cancer?

    Months ago I’ve spotted a bump/growth on the side of my penis, Its under my foreskin so I can’t see it because I have phimosis and whatever it is made my foreskin tighter on one side. Even if I loosened my foreskin by stretching it’d still be hard to retract because of whatever is underneath it on the side of my head. It seems to cause me micro tears every now and then. One side of my penis head is definitely bigger as if it’s swollen which would be the side with the bump / growth. My penis also....
  • 2 days ago

    Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic Cancer is not listed here. Has anyone posted about it here? I am new to the site. Thank you!
  • 2 days ago

    Kidney cancer

    Does everyone get left in the dark like this? Long story, but nhs have been ridiculous with communication. I went to gp thinking he could tell me what was going on. Turns out he never had any notes.?? Pretty sure it's 2018 and any notes placed on computers are instantly accessible from another doctor. I had to phone the hospital and speak to the surgeon who informed me 3 weeks after ct scan! that there was an abnormality. What stage is most common when kidney cancer is diagnosed? Information....
  • 5 days ago

    Sex & Cancer

    If cancer is not contagious . Why can't a wife have sex with husband if hubby has cancer?
  • 13 days ago

    Could I have mouth cancer at 19

    I was eating sour candys and the roof of my mouth started to bleed in a circle not a very big circle tho then over night it turned yellow with red around well now it seems like it is healing and getting smaller but could it still be cancer in the picture I am not swollen I have a extra bone in the top of my mouth and there is not blister just glare I just am looking at the little round thing.
  • 13 days ago

    I've had a sore in my mouth for over a month.

    Exactly what it says on the tin. It's really painful, and bleeds when I chew food on the left side of my mouth, and it's been there for... well, a month. I've tried just not chewing on that side, but it's still there. It actually feels like it's been growing a little. I'm kinda freaked. That's exactly what oral cancer is supposed to be like. I went to the dentist's today, and they're giving me some sort of thing to rub on my cheek to see if it gets rid of it in....
  • 14 days ago

    predisone is used in prostate cancer with docetaxel

    Hi I have a qeustion. I wanna know why predisone is used in prostate cancer with docetaxel. I know prednisone improve effect of treatment in prostate cancer but why? Does it used just for decreasing side effect? or for decreasing testosterone? I can't find clear answer.