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mass between heart and lungs

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I am not sure exactly what you mean but i consider all masses dangerous until proven otherwise. If you are talking of surgery, i believe everyone is ... Read More
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
32 years experience Medical Oncology
Mass: Close to heart is dangerous but could be benign like thymus or malignant , depends on what it is from.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You need to ask her: If this is your girlfriend and she's seriously sick, she's been informed of the nature of her cancer and if a diagnosis has not yet been made, it will ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Extremely serious: Even in your brief description, you mention 2 worrisome features: size and proximity to the aorta. It's beyond the scope of this forum to speculate o ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: The most important things survival factors are type of tumor, resectability, and stage. There are different types of lung ca with different responses ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
What kind of hernia?: It depends on the location of the hernia and what kind of surgery was done. Surgery for a hiatal hernia or diaphragmatic hernia may cause scar near th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulmonologist: I feel that you may have sarcoidosis and should be evaluated by a pulmonologist so that an accurate diagnosis will be made through appropriate testin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Rib pain: The ribs and sternum have joints that can become inflamed. Chronic inflammation of the costosternal joint can be from wear and tear or due to an auto ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Depends...: Murmurs are a sound made by turbulent flow across the valves, or a hole in the dividing septum between the ventricles, or rarely a small tube that sta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Diet & exercise: Attain and maintain normal weight. Follow a vegetarian or mediterranean diet. Exercise 30 minutes or more daily. Don't smoke. Wear your seatbelt. If y ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
?: Since an accurate diagnosis is the cornerstone of therapy, I would advise pursuing an accurate diagnosis.

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