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  • 5 hours ago

    Confused about CBC differential....Low Neut% High Lymph%

    I am 53 yo male. Blood test for annual physical. Results : WBC: 5, RBC : 4.93 Neutrophils 39.3% Lymphocyts 46.4% Abs#Neut 2.0 Abs#Lymph 2.3 , Abs#Monocytes 0.5 Abs#Eos 0.2 Abs#Baso 0 What the Lab says is abnormal : Low % Neut, High % Lymph (while Abs # are all fine) Should I worry ?
  • 11 hours ago

    I consumed capsules containing phenolphthalein, should I be concerned ?

    For 10 days, I used some weightloss formula called Herbalmax real slim, 1 capsule a day. It was prescribed by a doctor. I later found that it contains phenolphthalein, which as I read in some credible sources that it is carcinogenic, for long-term use, so I stopped using it. However, I am wondering if I should be concerned about the 10 capsules I used ? I think I might be over-reacting but just to be safe.
  • 2 days ago

    Lung cancer possibility?

    For the past 2-3 years I have had a problem with my throat, it used to be whenever I ate certain foods but now I am constantly clearing my throat and coughing as if there is something stuck down my throat, it's at the point now where I can't really hide it and people are noticing how much o am coughing and clearing my throat. No matter what I do it always feels like I have something far down my throat that just won't come up or go down. I have had a lot of neck, shoulder and back pain....
  • 10 days ago

    There is hope..

    I personally don't have cancer and I honestly can't imagine how hard it is. It seems like more and more people are getting it as they grow a little older. My grandfather whom I was very close to passed from cancer a few months ago only because they caught it too late due to him not wanting to go to the doctor. However with the new technology that keeps coming out and these all natural ways of curing cancer gives me hope that one day soon they will find a cure.
  • 11 days ago

    Has cancer returned?

    I had a pet scan done yesterday. My drs office isn't in until Tuesday. I picked up the results from the hospital. It says I have increased FDG with a maximum SUV of 2.2. This is where I have a swollen lymph node. I assume I have a form of lymphoma
  • Father's losing fight w prostate cancer

    My daddy was diagnosed w prostate cancer about 1 ago. ( my granddaddy, his father had prostate cancer,also but it stayed stationary & didn't cause him many problems at all . So when Daddy told me yesterday evening that he had been putting this off for weeks now but.....but he couldn't put it off any longer....his prostate cancer has spread. It's in his lungs,shoulder,wrists,lymph nodes and continued to tell me that his doctor has told him that he only has about a year to live. I'm....
  • Suspected prostate cancer.

    Three weeks of lower bladder pain. Pain in the Rectum. And severe lower back pain. It's being barely managed by generic pain killers.. I suspect prostate problems but recent prostate internal. Showed I had a smooth prostate. Any help would be appreciated. I'm 61.
  • 19 days ago

    Long and detailed - plz help 54 y/o Mom balance, chest pain, coughed up blood clot 2 weeks ago, dry cough etc.,

    Summary of symptoms for anyone who cannot or does not want to read the detailed symptoms: *I have taken her to ER twice the first time they checked her heart and said nothing came up. The 2nd time 2 days ago they did a d-dimer, contrast CT and sent her home!! I asked them to scan her brain they didn’t and they only put Diagnosis of coughing up blood - she complained of right leg Charlie horses and they did not even check for a blood clot! Symptoms List Summarized: -chest pain over a year now -at....
  • 19 days ago

    Procedure

    What can I expect while going thru BCG therapy? Side affects, efficacy etc
  • 1 month ago

    Finding a Doctor in a New Area

    I recently moved to a new area, and a few weeks ago I found a hard lump in my lower leg that has not gone away. I'd like to get it checked out as soon as possible because I'm concerned it could be cancer or something else. The problem is I have to wait almost a month to see a doctor because I'm not an established patient. Is there any other option for getting this lump checked sooner (is urgent care a good option in this case for instance)? Or is a month waiting time not something I should....