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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thrombocytosis: Yes a high platlet count can sometime be a sgn of cancer.
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes and No: Cancer is a differential diagnosis for folks with high platelet counts. But what count of platlets is "high" is a matter of some uncertainty. Not all ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Misleading: People with known cancer are more likely to have blood counts in the first place. And how high is "high"? One of the fuzziest reference ranges in any ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lawenda
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not likely: There are many reasons people have swollen lymph nodes. The vast majority of the time this is from benign causes. If the lymph node does not resolve w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Nasal bleed: If you are otherwise well and have a history of nasal bleeding, the source is most likely from the nasal passages. If it recurs or persists, please ha ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes.: Yes. It can also be a sign of depression, anxiety, and a host of chronic illnesses. It can also be seen in people who are healthy but just don't get h ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Perhaps: There are many possible causes of weight loss. Cancer is one. A health check up is needed immediately.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Could be: It can be a sign of an endocrine disorder in which your signals to regulate sodium may be off. There are certain conditions, such as addison's disea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Possible: Many people have extreme dizziness and vertigo and cancer is not frequently the underlying reason however, any neurologic problem should be fully eval ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: ..But would probably trigger some sort of work up depending on the circumstances.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: This is just the size of the ovary and this is an estimate given the ultrasound just like people different sizes so our different organs i would worry ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Unlikely but possibl: This is usually not a symptom of cancer except in the case of the paraneoplastic syndrome. This is a case where there are factors (caused by the cance ... Read More
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