Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jonathan Cheng

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
A biopsy or imaging: True pineal gland cysts are not brain tumors; rather, they are a completely benign cysts. The large majority of pineal gland cysts do not enlarge much... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
No but can reduce it: Cervical cancer is typically associated with hpv infection. Studies have shown that women whose partners consistently used condoms had 70% fewer hpv i... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Low - Less than 10%: The prevalence rate of endometrial polyps ranges from 10% to 40% in women with abnormal uterine bleeding, and polyps are found in up to 12% of asympto... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
YES: There is certainly a risk of getting cancer from low-dose x-rays, and it increases with more x-rays you receive. The risk of radiation therapy is slig... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
No, not likely: Generally, brain tumors do not arise from brain infection (eg., meningitis, encephalitis, absess); however, a bacterial superinfection may rarely deve... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
YES: Leukopenia means low white cell count. It can be associated with various things, which can include: infection (eg., cold/ flu, typhoid, hiv, aids, mal... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Radiation does not: Radiation does not change one's body odor. Body odor is influenced by a variety of factors, (eg, diet, lifestyle, gender, genetics, health and medicat... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Depends on the size: One of the most important factors is whether the nodes have changed in size. If they come and go, they are generally benign. If they persist and conti... Read More
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