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  • 4 hours ago

    Invasive squamous cell carcinoma

    My Dr long finger had a spot on the side of my fingernail, the do tor did a biopsy and it came back invasive squamous cell carcinoma, he ordered a chest Xray and CT of my finger,the chest xray showed a 4mm calcified granuloma adjacent to the left hilum and a 6mm indeterminate nodule within the left upper lobe, CT was done and the radiologist that read it had a completely different view. Not even in the same place as Cray, 4mm noncalcified nodule seen in the superior segment of the left lower lobe....
  • 5 hours ago

    Hard, fixed breast lump

    Hello, I have a hard breast lump in my right breast under the areola, it appears to be attatched to the 'chest wall' and is smooth and oval-shaped, probably just under 1cm across, it has persisted for over 2-3 years and not changed in size or shape, and is painless (unlike surrounding "naturally lumpy" and changing normal breast tissue - in the words of my doctor, so this small lump is easy for me to pick out). I am only 17, and have been to 2 different doctors who could not feel....
  • 18 hours ago

    Ovarian ca

    When someone says she has late stage or advanced ovarian cancer, what does that mean?
  • 3 days ago

    Pain after melanoma surgery

    I had surgery 19 months ago to remove a melanoma from the back of my left leg. It was fairly extensive about a 6 inch scar. Recently I have started having pain in the surgical area. It is pretty uncomfortable like a burning pulling sensation. Has anyone else experienced this? Not sure which dr I need to follow up with.
  • 4 days ago

    Re article April 18, 2017 on Complications of Breast Cancer Surgery under lymphedema

    Lymphedema is a chronic condition and patients should try to find a trained therapist who is designated as Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and or Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD). Most physical or occupational therapists don’t know the proper techniques to help lymphedema patients. A trained lymphedema therapist will teach the patient self manual drainage for long term care; recommend the type of compression garments required; and then its up to the patient to find a fitter who understands compression....
  • 4 days ago

    This is for real!

    Once I was introduced to the mind-body and soul connection and put it into action on a daily basis; my journey with chronic pain has taken a very different direction. Fears have subsided, therefore anxiety is lessened" I do put into practice alternative practices such as acupuncture, mindful meditation, breathing techniques, massage (once I found a practitioner knowledgeable of reading/understanding MRI's)...the list goes on! Before, every aspect of my life was ruled/controlled by the pain....
  • Don't make your #lifestyle #genes #hygiene and #hormones gang up against you! Don't trigger the unknown! #cancerprevention

    Cancer continues to be one of those diseases that evokes a sense of fear & finality. Although an increasingly large number of cancer patients have successfully overcome the disease, it continues to be one without a long term preventive remedy. The world has witness an unprecedented number of Cancer patients & Cancer-related deaths over the last few decades. The disease has not only spread in numbers but also in different forms and variants. Some of the variants are not some of the most deadly....
  • 6 days ago

    After treatments bleeding

    My husband finished treatments for the prostate cancer a little over a year ago and he is still bleeding when he this normal. We were told this is normal shortly after treatments but is this too long?
  • How can I reverse atherosclerosis?

    I have had hypertension since my early adulthood. At the age of 52 I had an unexpected AAA which required urgent surgery, which I was told by md that I only had 5% rate to survive. Now I am doing research to what caused it. Recently I was told that I have Atherosclerosis. Now I am asking how to reverse Atherosclerosis??
  • 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....