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A 67-year-old male asked:

I have loss 56 pounds and i have had 2 pet scans that light up on the lgewon. i can't seam to gain the weight back. know the lymph has grown to 6 cm mass within the posterior right hepatic lobe is hypermetabolic, and concerning for metastatic disease?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It may require a biopsy of the mass in the liver. It would be prudent to see a doctor. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Follow up with your oncologist will be critical at this point in order to design the best possible plan at this point, dynamics will be critical in decision making. It is difficult to turn around metabolism and the goal should be holding on to your current weight until more is known.
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Last updated Mar 5, 2022


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