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are boils a sign of cancer

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Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably not: It's probably just what you described... A boil. If it is a boil, it should resolve on its own with some warm compresses. If it doesn't get better in ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
If it: truly comes and goes a cancer is unlikely but an INTRADUCTAL lesion cannot be ruled out....You need an in person examination and Mammography. Hope th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes/No: Some cancers present with pain depending on the organ/ location, and if there is any involvement of nerve roots or nerve plexus. On the other hand, ... Read More
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Pain and Cancer: It can be, but so many non-cancerous conditions, such as arthritis, gallbladder disease, digestive disorders, even the common headache, are associated ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No: Freckles are freckles and are benign, early skin cancer may appear to be a frickle to an untrained eye, .And a compelling reason to see your doctor ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes.: Yes. It can also be a sign of depression, anxiety, and a host of chronic illnesses. It can also be seen in people who are healthy but just don't get h ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Weight loss without dieting or exercise can have several causes, but one of them is certainly cancer. You should see your doctor for a thorough worku ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Perhaps: There are many possible causes of weight loss. Cancer is one. A health check up is needed immediately.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Unlikely!: What is your appetite? Have a check up especially for thyroid disease and GI issues (parasitic infestations? )
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Temperatures: Vary normally in everyone each day. Up to 100.4 is a normal temperature and vary with activity, outside temperature. I do not know if you mean tempera ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not necessarily: We know most often we can identify a significant medical treatment, illness or psychosocial stressor as a trigger. Cancer is known to be a trigger but ... Read More
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