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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

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.

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.....?

Interesting case: I'd like to clarify a few things if the patient could respond: 1) Are you sure you got your CBC entered correctly? - hemoglobin 25 g/dL hematocrit 76.9 % - these are very high and if real, would need to be evaluated asap for possible polycythemia vera, which may or may not be causing your symptoms. 2) You mention malnourishment - but I do not see your weight or mention of diarrhea; in addition, the albumin is normal. 3) adrenal fatigue -I assume you mean adrenal insufficiency but I do not see any steroids listed in the meds, so I'm not sure if this is objective or subjective. As for abdominal symptoms, differential includes possible small bowel bacterial overgrowth, sprue (including celiac), disaccharidase deficiency, gastritis, IBD, and functional causes including IBS. My suggestion would be, if you haven't already had one, is to get an EGD/colonoscopy first with biopsies. See a gastroenterologist soon. I hope this is helpful. ...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

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Random pretty bad pains in upper abdomen. Random small chest pains on left side toward center. Er said heart is ok and blood showed normal signs. ?

Gas pains: Syptoms represent different etiologies depending on whether you are under 20 or over 60, with this set of complaints oveer 60 myocrdial infarct is a common cause. Especially at the base of the heart. Under 20 GI causes such as spenic flexure syndrome with gas im colon can cause this type of condition. ...Read more