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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Tryptophan: Carcinoid patients need more tryptophan-rich protein than other folks, and plenty of vitamin b3, since there's extra synthesis of serotonin by the tum ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Rectal (i assume) carcinoids are all neuroendocrine cancers per pathology testing. However, there are subtypes based on degree of aggressiveness of th ... Read More
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Carcinoid Tumor: Ano rectal carcinoid tumors are rare - only 1-2 % of ano rectal cancers. Small ones can be treated endoscopic ally, larger ones require rectal excisio ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
??: How so? Can't help you unless you ask a more specific question.
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Proper work up: Carcinoids are low grade neuroendocrine tumors found in the GI tract and other areas related to the GI environment including pancreas, GB etc. A PET/ ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Surgery: Find out from your physician whether you have carcinoid on board now and if so whether this is the cause of your flushing. If so, it is possible that ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: A carcinoid tumor is a specific type of malignancy developing from neuroendocrine tissues.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Carcinoid cancer: That is very variable and it is essential that you sit down with your doctors and fully understand what they are telling you. The possibilities for g ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
probably not: For a detailed answer would need more detail about your rectal carcinoid: how big, microscopic appearance, etc. In general rectal carcinoids rarely s ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Should be okay: Ginger root can help alleviate nausea. I don't see any problem if you want to take ginger root. You can also take it as ginger tea, ginger candy , bes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No some other reason: Biological False positive test for what? Not described with carcinoid
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Carcinoid syndrome: Carcinoid syndrome is cluster of symptoms that can include-chronic flushing and/or diarrhea/wheezings which is the result of secretion of serotonin an ... Read More
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