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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Bone mets: Some bone mets stimulate an abnormal bone formation response. Osteoblasts are the cells that form bone. If this response predominates, the met looks ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Precursor cell: A blast is a precursor cell in the bone marrow that can differentiate into cells such as red blood cells (rbcs), white blood cells (wbcs -- multiple t ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Young blood cell: Blood cells that are found in the blood stream are fairly mature. They originate in the bone marrow where they grow from very early cells called stem ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cell Type: Plasma cells are a specific type of white blood cell and can be normal or abnormal depending upon the context. Blast cells are an immature cell found ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Great rise: One hopes for a rise of 66% at least. Your rise looks great.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You experience a better than anticipated rise in the hCG levels which is a good sign.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Proliferation: Estrogen tends to have a proliferative effect on the endometrial lining. It's quite possible that exogenous (an outside source) estrogen, as such, wo ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Distance: At around five miles away, you will suffer third degree burns. Even at 20 miles away the heat can burn the skin off your body. The wind from the blast ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Depends upon how many calories you burn off in relationship to how many you ingest. Burn off 3, 500 calories you don't eat, and you'll lose a poun ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not really: This appears to be similar to hot and cold showers, which are very healthy. It increases and decreases your arterial diameter. It may actually be good ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : I wish you the best. It should be fine! Not worrying about the numbers, be careful by yourself. Give them a quiet time to survive and grow.
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