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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Kidney size: Smaller kidneys typically means scar is setting into the kidneys. The diagnosis of kidney insufficiency or kidney change in function requires blood t ... Read More
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
I would guess...: ...that too, but "shrinking kidneys" is not a term I would use. Some physicians try hard to explain a situation in lay terms (and with the best of int ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Many factors: There are several factors that can lead to kidney failure, especially after a surgical procedure. This may be due to the anesthesia, the surgery itsel ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Kidney failure: After any operation is unfortunate and could be from many causes: an antibiotic, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, underlying kidney disease, a ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer prognosis: Sorry to hear about the grim diagnosis. It's impossible to tell exactly high much longer without knowing the functional status of the person. 6 months ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Not much longer: It is always difficult (nearly impossible) to predict the inevitable: you should go now and spend as much time together as possible (for as long as p ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lung cancer: About 35-40% patients when diagnosed with stage 4 nsclc do not have symptoms and signs of that and it is found as part of routine imaging or based on ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: All three can be classified as adenocarcinoma, but each has characteristics which let them be identified by the organ of origin.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Both are cancers in deep tissue and may cause no symptoms until coughing, bleeding, pain.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
19 years experience Medical Oncology
This : This is certainly a difficult situation. One of the most important thing to do when giving chemotherapy to a patient is safety. If you have heart and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: One's life expectancy is hard to tell even for the doctors who are taking care of the patient in-person. Life expectancy is not something we can guess ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
What is the question: We need more info. This request says 80 year old Female...is that you or the patient??? Tell us if you have shown this person to an oncologist for tre ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Not cancer: What you describe does not at all suggest lung cancer. If you often jump to such dire conclusions, it would be beneficial to address your anxiety by s ... Read More
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