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A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need more info: Does he have a known diagnosis of cancer? If he has not been checked by a physician, then he should go and see his doctor for a physical examination a ... Read More

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ascites: I'm sorry about your wife. When this develops, the cancer is usually not going to be curable. The decision about what to do next is hers. Insist on ge ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nizam Meah
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Not necessarily: A hypoechoic lesion is a very nonspecific term and it could indicate from simple cyst to a malignant lesion. The key is to correlate with patient pers ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs eval : This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
More info?: Why do you think its your liver or gallbladder? Have you been seen? If it is you can try to avoid the food "triggers" such as high fat or fried food ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Possible: It depends on many factors, but those are both possible. Best to see the oncologist for more specifics details regarding your case. Hope this helps!
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: While each of the issues you described may require medical attention, these do not add up to cancer. Please follow your doctor's advice about further ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor: Your have various symptoms that need to be carefully examined and needs proper history and may be few more test including radio imaging study. You bet ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- ga ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Picco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Simple liver cysts — fluid-filled cavities in the liver — usually cause no signs or symptoms and need no treatment: However, they may be large enough to cause pain or discomfort in the upper right part of the abdomen. Most liver cysts can be detected on ultrasound o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Urbanic
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cure varies: Beyond the obvious differences in organ and cell type as well as the various treatment approaches, the most important patient difference is really the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Yes, but...: Colon cancer can very rarely cause obstruction of the duct draining the gall bladder(cystic duct) or liver(common bile duct) by growing directly into ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Last question first: sometimes, if it is large. A colonoscopy is better.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Enlarged pancreas: This is not good. It could be inflammation or a host of other causes. You must follow through with the treatments plans of your doctors.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Too complex: That situation is too complex to analyzing analyze in 400 characters. If you'd like, set up a consult on Healthtap concierge, and I will be happy to w ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: If you're experiencing recurrent abdominal discomfort and frequent pale stools a gastroenterologist would be best qualified to evaluate you and order ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umut Sarpel
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Unlikely: Most early stage colon cancers cause no symptoms at all. Very advanced colon cancers can grow and invade nearby structures, potentially causing pain. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: You may consult the link given below for information on this topic, however given your age and the symptom you mentioned you are very unlikely to have ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Maybe: The fact that ultrasound didn't see anything does not mean you don't have pancreatitis . Laboratory data is needed to complete the work up for possib ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Colon cancer would ordinarily not cause pain in the tail bone except on rare occasions when there is pelvic recurrence from a prior operation for col ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Walker
44 years experience Family Medicine
Colon cancer, metast: Hello, I am not a cancer specialist, but, metastatic colon cancer can cause nausea and vomiting. Also, the chemotherapy if one is receiving may contr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe, maybe not...: Lots of things give dull pain in abdomen. Harder to tell which organ, e.g. Colon, as opposed to gyn, stomach, gallbladder, etc. Yes, cancer of colon c ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: That is a complicated answer. The blood clot is likely secondary to cytokines or body's chemical signaling mechanism, people who undergo chemo / have ... Read More
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