A 59-year-old female asked:
i am 59 and had a hysterectomy+bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy+bilateral lymph node dissection+/-omentectomy. my oncologist said that there is no cancer.the pathology test are negative .is it necessary for me to have radiation?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Am confused: If you underwent an extensive procedure and "no cancer" was present, why would it be "necessary" to have radiation. Am I missing something in your note?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Limited information: All details matter and the plan that was set up prior to surgery needs to be followed as giving you the best chance for a cure. Your concerns are legitimate otherwise and should be reconciled in detail with your medical oncologist, surgeon and radiation oncologist.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Will I be able to breastfeed if I have had a breast reduction?
5 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No: Most women who have had breast reductions will find it difficult to nurse, and some may find it impossible. There's no harm in trying but it is important to be realistic. The operation relocates the nipple and disrupts the nerves that signal the brain to produce and release breast milk when the baby sucks. Sometimes there is adequate nerve function and with persistence nursing can succeed.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Since I became pregnant, i've had major breakouts. Is there anything I can do to make sure I don't get acne scars?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Benzoyl peroxide: Most of the OTC skin products for acne are safe in pregnancy. Simple soap and water works great, as long as you understand that the high Progesterone levels in the first trimester are the cause for acne -- by the end of the third month, most major flare-ups are over.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How could a lack of fiber (roughage) in the diet be a cause of colon disease, including colon cancer?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
Theories: Of slow bowel activity, build up of bad bacteria creating toxins or toxic environment. And healthy intestinal bacteria with higher fiber diet may cause less colon wall mucosal irritation and less risks for cancer. Also theories of low fat diet and increased exercise lowering colon cancer risks.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Could I be pregnant if I had spotting the first day then light bleeding the next two days ?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: Have you had sex in ethe last month? If so do a pregnancy test and find out
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Saint Cloud, FL
A 30-year-old male asked:
If I have had one seizure in the past is it safe to undergo a light hypnosis for anxiety I do take Dilantin which is a untheroputic level?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Get off it: Dilantin should be relegated to history. It is an old drug of high toxicity and major problems with use. Talk to your doctor about getting off or at least changing to a newer and safer seizure medication.
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Last updated Feb 28, 2021
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