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Dr. Stan Nabrinsky

Hematology and Oncology
Elgin, IL
37 years experience

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Specialties
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Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

30 Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Stan Nabrinsky
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Yes: yes ER because left-sided pain is usually not referred from right-sided gallbladder disease
A 44-year-old female asked:
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Needs bone marrow: high B12 level can be a sign of bone marrow disease such as MDS which causes anemia and can be treated well
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Many others: may have weight loss, diarrhea, sweats, bloating need CT scan to assess possible liver damage
A 51-year-old female asked:
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Possible: Yes, platelets may go up with active infection or bacause of iron deficiency common with infections.
A 25-year-old member asked:
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Brain scan: Brain scan, ct or mri, will clear your worries.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Unfortunately not that uncommon and indicates failure of that chemotherapy.
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Ask the doctor: if this primary liver cancer in consideration, better to see the liver surgeon first otherwise, if cancer is in the liver from somewhere else, it had ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Unlikely: If you are smoker, tobacco chewer, etc, you may have precancerous leukoplakia or similar. SEE THE DENTIST!
A 33-year-old male asked:
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Do not panic: You had done right thing by stopping sm0king and watching your health! nobody knows the future but live your life and do the best for yourself!
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Serious problem: Sounds very serious and possibly life-threatening, needs immediate hospitalization until seizures stop.
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Likely viral : Likely viral infection, not likely blood disease or cancer however, do complete blood count!
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Likely infection: Most likely this is infection, needs immediate attention and antibiotics---make your friend to see doctor today!
A 34-year-old male asked:
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Not reflux: Certainly not acid reflux! please see ENT or GI specialist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Not bad: It is a little high only for women, most likely from low water intake or excessive sweating---including workouts, running, etc just to keep an eye on... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Burning: burning sensation will not be pleasant need to talk to doc before exam and maybe he/she will be gentler
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Not cancer: panic and anxiety are serious issues, not having cancer itself! SEE A PSYCHOLOGIST!
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Get checked STAT: need to check your CBC right away. I hope "the seizure" was just black-out or dizzy spell from exhaustion or stress or anemia, otherwise worth trip to... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Need to see doctor: you probably have recurrent costochondritis, inflammatory condition.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Don't think so: Does not sound like, hopefully just sprain.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Unlikely: Very unlikely, not transmittable disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Keep the hope: if the jaundice is due to biliary duct blockage, the endoscopy and stent will releive it. Then, there is chance for mild chemo like oral Xeloda (capec... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Possible: There are rare cases of concurrent malignancies, I have one patient exactly like that.
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Chemo: Dose-dense chemo given every 14 days instead 21. You should discuss with the doctor the reasons for offering it, could be a few.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Do blood counts firs: Doctor would look at the lymph. Nodes, liver, spleen size, blood counts and ask about weight loos, fatigue, appetite, playfulness, energy of the child... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Shrinks is good: Means getting smaller, under control with the therapy or on its own.
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Not that rare: At least 20% lung cancers are not smoking-related.
A 49-year-old female asked:
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Serious concern: I am concerned about disease spread or complications of surgery. Please have imaging studies of hip and kidneys done--ordered by your doctor.
A 67-year-old male asked:
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Not to worry: I am hematologist , and 33% of lymphocytes does not indicate any specific problem
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Common issue: Nexium (esomeprazole) may not be effective 24/7 drug for you . Please see the doctor and try different brand, along with dietary changes.
A 67-year-old female asked:
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Not likely: they are too large for ablation However, can be chemoembolized!

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nabrinsky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nabrinsky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower3
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nabrinsky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Aml n I really can't remember all the chemo I had. None worked, remission in 2012 but only lasted like 3 months before I relapsed.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

vinnitsa Pirogov medical university
Graduated 1984MD

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