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can you get melanoma in the bowel
A 22-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Palliative: The time can vary widely due to many factors and the best treatment may be palliative - to keep all body systems as strong and healthy as possible and ... Read More
A Verified Doctor answered
Depends: Traditionally, this would be associated with a short survival. But over the last 3 years, a number of new chemotherapy drugs are available which may ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Any recent change?: If the lesion has not had any recent changes, it is very unlikely to be melanoma.
A 25-year-old female asked:
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Cured: You are cured most likely. No treatment needed except for a skin check every 6 months by a dermatologist as your chances for another melanoma are high ... Read More
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Monitoring: Once you have developed a melanoma you are at risk for developing additional melanomas. You should be performing monthly skin checks at home with the ... Read More
36 years experience Surgical Oncology
Monitoring: You should be monitored for possible recurrent (very low risk at this point) or new melanoma, usually by a dermatologist.
A 74-year-old male asked:
50 years experience Medical Oncology
New Meds for Melanom: You may benefit from a second opinion as there are now several new medicines available to treat metastatic melanoma. Some of them are immunotherapy ba ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: A melanoma that has not spread to any other organs would not show up on a CR scan.
A 44-year-old male asked:
36 years experience Internal Medicine
This is outside ?: Castor oil packs most likely do not do anything. I am thinking of the external application of the oil in cloth on skin. If there is heat, there could ... Read More
A member asked:
20 years experience Pathology
Easy to see: Melanosis coli is very easy to pick up under the microscope. One looks for big cells called histiocytes that are filled with pigment. Ischemic bowel ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Dermatology
Sun and gene: Uv light (heavy-exposures) and genetics (family history of melanoma, oncogene-carriers) are the two biggest reasons.
But there are many unknown factor ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yep it rare: Melanoma can occur on any skin surface. Increased risk in sun exposed areas.
A member asked:
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgery: It is important to catch it early and to have a wide local excision with a clear margin.
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