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swollen abdomen liver cancer

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in 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

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nizam Meah
36 years experience in 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Check with your prim: Tests need to be looked at along with the labs. Hemangiomas generally dont cause any pain. Symptomatic gallstones can cause epigastric discomfort at t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hemangioma Gallstone: The hemangioma does not cause symptoms and needs no further evaluation or treatment. You can forget about it unless you ever need a liver biopsy for a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Your a bit young: Ovarian cancer is a possibility, however not likely do to your age. With that said, this does require a work up and you need to be seen by a doctor as ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Many options: Check with your doc embolization with interventional radiology is one option there are many other ones you want to see the experts asap.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Options..: It really depends upon where the pain is coming from, the liver itself or somewhere else. Your oncologist will be able to tell you this. There are m ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gene Wong
Dr. Gene Wong answered
40 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Not common: There are essentially 2 types of liver cancer, hepatoma (HCC, malignant liver cells) and cholangiocarcinoma (from the bile duct cells). They are both ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Liver Cancer: For screening, it depends on the liver center/physician. At a minimum a liver ultrasound is recommended for patients at risk for liver cancer as reco ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: Overall, it is, but it's still pretty rare . Some studies show that it may be related to the rise of obesity within the United States. Long-term obe ... Read More

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