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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes there are: There are a few good drugs which can prevent tumor lysis syndrome when they are used early on, along with the chemotherapy. Most of these stop product ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
All cells contain: Complex products which are digested into metabolites like uric acid. When an effective treatment kills an abundance of cells, these are released and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Well-known: Phosphate (which binds and lowers calcium), uric acid, and potassium are released from dying cells. During induction chemotherapy, usually leukemia / ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: This syndrome typically seen in patients with lymphoma or forms of leukemia after treatment. Rapid destruction of these tumor cells can fever, chills ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: What you described is not in keeping with tumor lysis syndrome. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually more sx: There are established Algorithmic approach to risk assessment of tumor lysis syndrome. The patient has laboratory tests for example serum potassium, p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Deschino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Based on your posted symptoms of abdominal pain, fatigue, and appendicitis, it does not seem likely that they are related to carcinoid.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need Blood Test/ultr: You need a ultrasound and tsh, freet4, T3 (liothyronine) levels and you may or may not need a boipsy of the left lobe of thyroid to find the proper tr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 years experience General Surgery
Neuroendocrine tumor: It is a relatively benign type of tumor that can secrete a variety of hormones, most notably serotonin. They are most commonly found in the gut or the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Restate question: Hello huzefafn8. Can you restate your question? In the current form it is not understandable.
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