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Are Women With Diabetes More Likely To Get Ovarian Cancer
Worldwide stomach Ca: Is more common and in japan, frequent enough to warrant endoscopic screening. Something japanese diet leads to this (and less breast cancer). Stomach cancer was more prominent with salted preservation rather than refrigeration, and antibiotic use. Poor nutrition, alcohol are factors in incidence. There does not appear to be a dominant defference between the sexes worldwide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Risk factors vary: The most common type of cervical cancer is squamous cell cervical cancer, and this often arises after infection with the human papillomavirus (hpv). Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease (std) which is also associated with genital warts. Women who have been exposed to hpv or who have reduced immune function or who are at risk for other stds are at higher risk for cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes, & other cancers: The national cancer institute, on its website, lists several cancers whose risks are increased in an obese person. The cancers are: breast cancer in post-menopausal women (women after menopause), endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterus' lining), colon cancer, kidney cancer, and esophagus cancer (the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why women living with HIV are more likely to develop persistent HPV infections at
an earlier age and also develop cancer sooner?
Unique liver disease: Causes of jaundice peculiar to pregnancy: acute fatty liver, recurrent cholestasis, toxemias, hyperemesis. Also, viral hepatitis causes about 50% of jaundice in pregnancy with consequence to the baby. Gallstones in pregnancy are of concern re: timing of diagnostic (x-ray exposure) & therapeutic options (ercp, surgery). Finally, preexisting chronic liver disease may deteriorate during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
WHERE: did you get this information???? I have never heard that one before! Dr Z ...Read more
Babies...: Multiple birth pregancies tend toward greater complications. Despite total fetal weight, the babies at parturition have lower birth weights, and finally, cords from one child can be wrapped around the fetal sibling! ...Read more
Is PID associated with cervical or other cancers? Does PID cause cancer, or are women who already have cancer likely to develop PID?
Not really: These are not really related conditions. PID is caused by bacteria from the vagina ( or sexually transmitted bacteria) getting up the cervix into the uterus and tubes and setting up an infection. This isn't really related to cancer at all. The only exception is that very severe cancers can cause necrosis of tissue which can mimic infection in many ways. ...Read more
Corpus luteum: Well, you have to get follicular cysts (egg cysts) to conceive. Then once you have become pregnant the site where you ovulated from because a corpus luteum cyst. That cyst produces the Progesterone the you need to maintain your pregnancy until your placenta takes over production around 12 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: In most azoospermic males testes don’t produce enough sperm to reach the ejaculate. This is most likely due to genetic deficiencies. Infertile men in general are found to be 1.7 times as likely to develop cancer as men in the general population. In some studies azoospermic men were nearly three times as likely develop cancer as men in the overall population with testicular and other Ca's ...Read more
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