My father was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in July 2013, after resorting to cosmetic chemo for almost 2 years , he has lost all his body muscle..he is off late been complaining of severe chest pain (so painful that he says its the kind of pain one experiences when they break a bone ). He is constantly in pain for over 3 weeks now ..it s there almost all day and he feels it the most when lying down but feels better when sitting up .. Can someone on this forum help me figure out what could possibly be the reason for this ..
All his reports including bone scan is normal..strangely there is immense improvement in his Heamoglobin, Platelets, Albinum but the AFP has shot up to 10000+ !
My father has stage 4 lung cancer and is currently on round 7 of chemo. He is always cold and we have a very hot house temp. of around 78 degrees. Is it better for him to breath a cooler temp?View Thread
My very good friend and boss got diagnosed with burkins lymphoma just over a year ago. She was very sick and got the worst/strongest chemotherapy and then a little later radiation therapy.
She is not the person I knew from before all the treatment. "chemo brain" is present with all its side effects, but she became a different person mood wise.. she is rude and doesn't know it. She's not very pleasant to be with.
She recently just fired me. I don't understand how or why someone can change that much in such a short, well 15 months.
I am a 16 year old female. In 2011 i fainted in the shower from there I have had a whole erray of symptoms. ...
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I am a 16 year old female. In 2011 i fainted in the shower from there I have had a whole erray of symptoms.
For example I have extremely painful headaches and severe nausea. As well as balance and concentration problem. Leg pain and numbness. Extreme fatigue and irritability. Also I have weakness and generally not feeling well. I am unable to attend school because of how debilitating my symptoms are. I have been to so many doctors, I can't list them all. Every doctor just sends me to another specialist, just flabbergasted at my aymptoms. All routine blood work comes back normal. I have had my gallbladder and appendix removed. Somebody please just give me and idea of what to do next. I need some help!View Thread
I had melanoma surgery (excision) on my forearm two days ago. The redness traveled down my arm to just beyond my wrist. My wrist and hand began to swell. Is this normal? I called the doctors office, but the on call nurse never called back. Just want to know if this is normal .View Thread
Biopsy of sample from my face came back as basal cell. The sample came from the scar area from where mohs surgery was done 10 years ago removing basal and squamous cell, a silver dollar size. Yesterday's initial consultation with the plastic surgeon was troubling. He was feeling the area around where the sample was taken and felt "thickening". This is my left cheek area under the eye. Now that he said something, I now feel it as well. Very different than the other side of my face. I had just assumed it was scar tissue from the last surgery 10 years earlier. The doctor looked and acted "troubled" although he did a good job trying to cover. Now I'm a bit "troubled".
I'm just trying to find out if I should be, or not.View Thread
I'm a 16 year old Filipino girl with no known diseases or conditions, and I've never been diagnosed with any serious conditions, as far as I know.
I just noticed that I have a new mole on the skin on top of my foot. It's about as big as a dulled tip of a pencil, not too big. It's symmetrical and dark colored, and it's slightly raised, although I'm not sure if that is because of the mole or because I tried scratching it off, thinking it was dirt.
I'm thinking that it's too small to worry about but I don't know if I should go to a doctor and get it checked out anyway. I do not want it to metastize into something malignant. I'm just afraid it'll become something worse, but I don't know if I'm overreacting or not.
Additional information: There is a faint but visible brown horizontal stripe on my thumbnail, which has been there for six years now. I also have some form of excema, I believe, on the right side of my face on the hairline, where my I guess "sideburns" would be. I have larger dark brown moles, lesser than the size of a pencil eraser, on the right side of my right breast as well as on the ride side of my face near the jawline. Another brown spot appeared underneath my belly button awhile back, within three months, but it peeled and a lighter brown spot was left behind. I have three birthmarks, one bigger than the pink rectangle eraser on my stomach and the other two an irregular shape on my right arm and left calf.
Worth nothing- two years ago I went on a vacation to Boracay in the Philippines, and I spent the day in the sun forgetting to wear sunscreen. I had a terrible sunburn which was painful for a week, I think, and I was peeling all over my back, shoulders, arms, and upper thighs.View Thread
aged 67yrs diagnoised before 1 yr.. not responding to harmonal therapy..psa level is 57.1 weight reducing a...
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aged 67yrs diagnoised before 1 yr.. not responding to harmonal therapy..psa level is 57.1 weight reducing a lot and deveopling pain in the joints and bones...anyone can say how to control pain from increasing.. whatis the next mode of treatmentView Thread
My grandmother has metastatic melanoma and 2 days ago began to seize during an MRI. The test found that three tumors in her brain were bleeding, causing the seizure. My family was given the option to put her into an induced coma, where we did not expect her to make it through the night. Yesterday, (the next morning) she opened her eyes, smiled and said a few words. Again, we did not expect her to make it through the night. During the night, she had another small seizure which was stopped from her meds (decadron, dilodid). Today she was moved into palliative care, but she is completely alert, responsive and aware. She is talking to everyone. She still has a lack of motor control which has progressed. She recognizes having to urinate but doesn't have control and often goes in her diaper. The doctors said that with the medication she would be able to gain some time to say goodbye, but it is hard to wrap my head around the thought of her passing when she is so responsive, and her heart rate has not even dramatically decreased. I was wondering if any of what has gone on in her brain is reversible. Please let me know your thoughts.View Thread
Dear Doctor, I would like to ask and get your kind suggestion about my wife's Ultrasound Result. Please have a look my wife's Ultrasound Result below> * R Culs are clear. POD contains cyst, size about 48 x30 x35 mm. * L cul contains anechoic lesion, size about 39 x23 x18 mm. * No free fluid
She usually suffer a big pain before her period about 5 days ahead. She told me that sometime almost unconscious and very pain. She usually take some pain killer and wear Tiger Balm to ease the pain.
Please kindly help to suggest, her condition is critical and need to be worry for her health condition?
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