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Anyone have experience with abdominal adenopathy? Is it bad sign?

Anyone have experience with abdominal adenopathy? Is it bad sign?

Not necessarily: Enlarged lymph nodes (adenopathy) can be a sign of many things including metastatic GI tract cancers, lymphoma, infectious diseases, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, or can be benign. Follow-up with you physician for further work-up. ...Read more

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My dad just diagnosed with prostate cancer. He had a CT abdomen and pelvis with impression : :adjacent fat planes preserved, and with no adenopathy detected. - mixed lytic and sclerotic adjacent to the sl

With : With the history of prostate ca, the lesions at the bones mentioned at the report correspond to infiltration of the tumor (metastasis). The others are benign findings. Your oncologist should direct his therapy with these findings and may order another studies such a nuclear medicine bone scan to assess the extension of the metastatic disease. ...Read more

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Lymphadenopathy? CLL with enlarged lymph nodes head & neck, axillary, portal vein, 2 abdominal (based on CT). Most 9 cm. Left iliac vein is 1.5 cm.

Unknown: Sorry but I am not clear as to what your question is? Lymphadenopathy is defined as lymph nodes that are either enlarged or have an abnormal feel i.e. hardened, painful. ...Read more

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35 year-old woman with abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and gas associated with starchy foods.....?

35 year-old woman with abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and gas associated with starchy foods.....?

Celiac disease: Perhaps you're describing celiac disease (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/celiac-disease/basics/definition/con-20030410) aka gluten sensitivity. Try switching to gluten-free diet (http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/gluten-free-diet/art-20048530). Or ask your FamilyDoc for blood testing if you need proof before major lifestyle change. ...Read more

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Period is a day late having a white discharge while abdominal pain/cramps are occurring not really bad cramps but uncomfortable. Signs of pregnancy?

Period is a day late having a white discharge while abdominal pain/cramps are occurring not really bad cramps but uncomfortable. Signs of pregnancy?

No: Cramping and discharge are not signs of pregnancy. They can be signs of infection. Recommend you see your gyn provider for evaluation. If worried about pregnancy, check home pregnancy test on first morning urine. If neg, repeat in 7-10 days. If both neg, very unlikely you are pregnant. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Had abdominal CT scan in March now have to go again for abdom/pelvic because a sign of diverticulitis worried about extra radiation or is not to bad?

Had abdominal CT scan in March now have to go again for abdom/pelvic because a sign of  diverticulitis worried about extra radiation or is not to bad?

Radiation: There are benefits and risks to almost all medical testing. CT scans absolutely use large amounts of radiation that are usually not harmful but can cause cumulative effects after years of exposure. If the benefits of such a scan outweigh the theoretical risks of radiation then have the scan performed. ...Read more

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I have developed severe abdomen pain for the past one week after an irregular periods for two weeks..is this a bad sign?

I have developed severe abdomen pain for the past one week after an irregular periods for two weeks..is this a bad sign?

Possibly: Abdominal pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. Please see your doctor or go to the emergency room. ...Read more