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does a hernia mean cancer

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Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: A hernia cannot cause cancer.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cancer vs hernia: Testicular cancer presents with a mass on the testicle. Hernia presents with painful bulge in the groin. You should make an appointment with a board ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Pathology: Hernia is benign happened secondary to abdominal muscle weakness while testicular cancer is malignant growth.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: No. I suspect anyones mom could answer this. Kids get lumps from injuries, swollen lymph nodes from infection. Adults get "lumps" from the above plus ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably not: But have your doc check it out.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Calcification usually follows tissue necrosis. What part of abdomen was biopsied? It would be good to discuss the findings with the pathologist who re ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: It just means a "lump" of some sort. They can be cysts, lipomas, vascular structures, lots of different things. It doesn't automatically mean cancer ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pancreas: Please go online and look up "Heterogeneous pancreas". There are many articles but most, if not all, report that pancreatic cancer is very uncommon in ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Stage 0: Means non-invasive very early breast cancer. Generally has an excellent long term prognosis.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The term means: "new blood vessels". Not sure if this is read from an u/s report, but to answer you question, only a biopsy provides the critical tissue to determine ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Cecal neoplasm: What is the histology ? Lipoma, mucocele , carcinoid. In general though individuals with lesions due have a higher propensity for cancer. You like ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
IT MEANS: THE OUTSIDE LUNG COVER IS STUCK TO YOUR DIAPHRAGM. NO IT DOES NOT MEAN TUBERCULOSIS.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Breast lumps: Most breast lumps turn out to be either normal breast tissue, cysts, or fibroadenomas.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Gastric reflux: Man or woman, barrett's esophagus results from damage to the lining of the esophagus due to backup of gastric acid and enzymes. There are changes in ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Sometimes the lesion maybe too small to tell on the initial scan. Follow your doctor's recommendation. Most likely you will need a follow-up scan in a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid cancer: It means the woman has thyroid cancer. There are many types but the most common is papillary thyroid cancer. It's slow growing and can be easily tre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Cancer: Tumor is a term gor a mass or lump. The causes can be a large number of things. Malignant means cancer. Sometimes when a patient has cancer the malign ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Birdas
25 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Although there are different types and not all originate in the lung.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
May be due to spread: Plural cavity ( the space around lungs) normally will have very small amount fluid for lubrication around the lungs and chest wall. When detectable a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Advanced: Usually this means that the cancer is at an advanced stage. Either the cancer is invading abdominal areas and therefore beyond the scope of surgery or ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated d dimer: D dimer is not a marker for cancer. it means there is a risk of clotting , iIt is high in DVT, embolus, dissection, stroke, and after surgery, trauma, ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Stage III: Means there are small deposits of cancer (separate from the primary cancer) in the mesentery or the tissues surrounding the colon. Nodes are negative ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clearly you are : Really nervous about this. Take in a slow, deep breath. Don't jump to conclusions. You may cause yourself unnecessary emotional anguish as your fret ... Read More
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