birth control pill, bloating, sensitive breast, missed scheduled periods on bc pack& unscheduled brown spotting for past 2 months, 2 neg tests, pregnancy?
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Anesthesiology 36 years experience
Pregnancy test need: The only way to know for sure whether this is pregancy vs an abnormal cycle or cycles is to get a pregnancy test. A urine test may be adequate but a blood (serum) test is more accurate, particularly with early pregnancy.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Does having celiac disease make a woman more prone to sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy?
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Why can arm swelling and pain happen after breast cancer surgery?
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General Surgery 34 years experience
Lymphedema: An essential part of breast cancer staging is the removal of some of the lymph nodes under the armpit. The lymphatic system's job includes draining tissue fluid and bringing it back into the circulation. Lymph node removal short-circuits this process leading to the risk of chronic swelling, or lymphedema. The less nodes removed, the lower the risk.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Can adrenal insufficiency cause mood swings accompanied by anxiety and pain in the chest?
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Family Medicine 28 years experience
Chest pain?: The mood swings and anxiety are very commonly associated with adrenal and thyroid problems while chest pain may accompany the anxiety, it needs to be evaluated separately to rule out other causes including those related to the heart, lungs or stomach.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Can male breast cancer reoccur in the thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?
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Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Less likely: The thyroid would be an unusual spot for breast cancer to spread. More common sites would be bone, liver, lung and brain. But with cancer, anything is possible. If there is a nodule on the thyroid the best thing to do would be an ultrasound guided biopsy if it looks concerning.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
My body keep on giving odd reaction, it trembles up from my chest through the throat until the jaws, so to the hands. Could it be hyperthyroidism?
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General Practice 20 years experience
...: Could mean fatigue, are you sleeping 6h-8h every night? Do you wake up at the same time most days? Do you drink 3qts/water daily? Do you walk 30 minutes every day? If not, your body is tired and wants to sleep, so will have to be shaken, or shivered, to wake up. If you walk 30min daily, avoid fried & sugary food, drink 3qts water daily, you see the difference.
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