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Had a ct scan showed mild asymmety of the lingual tonsil, of unlikely significance. Should I be concerned about this? Have had brain and breat cance

Had a ct scan showed mild asymmety of the lingual tonsil, of unlikely significance. Should I be concerned about this? Have had brain and breat cance

Not necessarily: CTs are VERY sensitive and pick up all sorts of little things. You probably could have lived your whole life and never known you had a 'lingual tonsil asymmetry' and been just fine. Still, it should be easy enough to check. See an Ear, Nose Throat specialist who can look in your throats and biopsy if necessary. Then you can relax when you confirm it's nothing.. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have cance?

Complex question: Cannnot be ansered online. Start with a comprehensive medical examination by your private physician. ...Read more

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What make breat increase and decrease in size?

What make breat increase and decrease in size?

Hormones: Breasts may increase in size before your period because the burst of hormones with ovulation activate the breast gland to begin working, swelling and getting easy to produce milk (should you become pregnant). When you don't become pregnant and menstruate, the effect goes away and your breasts decrease in size. ...Read more

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What could I do to make my breats bigger naturally?

What could I do to make my breats bigger naturally?

Can't: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Hi there I am a 27 man and I want to be a woman I want to grow breats and shrink my peeness to have MtoF searguy?

Hi there I am a 27 man and I want to be a woman I want to grow breats and shrink my peeness to have MtoF searguy?

Transgender: Expert consultation. This is an involved process and you will need psychological screening and expert medical evaluation. This is an extremely complex issue and process. I would consult with an expert in transgender surgery. ...Read more

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Is itching a sign of any cance?

Is itching a sign of any cance?

Itching: Itching is a non specific symptoms. It can be due to allergy, insect bites, medications, liver problems, kidney failure and in certain cancers as well. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in both breats and leads to my back?

Sharp pain in both breats and leads to my back?

Mastalgia: There are two possibilities. One is that you have some inflammation in the costochondral joints (ribs to sternum) that is causing pain along the ribs (hence through the breasts). Alternatively, you could be having mastalgia (breast pain) from hormonal changes that is causing some pain to radiate around the back. Try ibuprofen. If you have any fever, cough, shortness of breath, get checked. ...Read more

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How far can cervical cance progress in three years?

How far can cervical cance progress in three years?

Quite a lot: Cancer, left untreated tends to progress slowly but sometimes quite fast.... It is somewhat unpredictable. But 3 years of waiting and watching will make most cancers incurable. Yet some of them can still be managed and treatable especially cervix cancer which remains localized for a much longer period of time than most other cancers. ...Read more

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What happens to her breats after a woman stops lactating?

What happens to her breats after a woman stops lactating?

Many possibilities: Following cessation of nursing, the breast gland stops lactating and the gland involuted or shrinks. In most cases this results in an atrophic and ptotic breast. However this is not always the rule and some individuals may have larger or smaller breasts depending on the individual and their body weight. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the breats to get smaller without surgeries? If yes, how?

Is it possible for the breats to get smaller without surgeries? If yes, how?

Weight loss: Frequently breast size is a reflection of excessive weight. Try that first, lion. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain that comes and goes under my right breat (side of right breat). What could cause this?

I have a sharp pain that comes and goes under my right breat (side of right breat). What could cause this?

Sharp pain: It may be coming from the breast itself or other places. Costochondritis, pleurisy, intercostal nerve neuritis, thoracic radiculitis, herpes zoster, etc. Its best to see your doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Why would a 47 year old woman be experiencing growth in both breats. She has had a hysterectomy many years ago and has been on bhrt for some time?

Why would a 47 year old woman be experiencing growth in both breats. She has had a hysterectomy many years ago and has been on bhrt for some time?

Estrogen ; breasts: Estrogen stimulates breast growth and proliferation whether it is natural or synthetic. (drugs). Consider a lower dosage for hormone replacement therapy. ...Read more

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How can women get breats cancer?

How can women get breats cancer?

Don't know: I am also a molecular geneticist. As far as my knowledge goes, we still do not know how cancer develops in most cases. But we have made significant progresses. We now know the interaction between genetic factors and environmental factors is the major cause. For example, certain gene mutations can increase the risk of breast cancer, such as brac, p53, pten, etc. ...Read more

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How can I gain fats only on breats and hips?

How can I gain fats only on breats and hips?

There is no: Natural way to selectively gain fat on breasts and hips. ...Read more

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What ate the cances of getting COPD at age 37?

What ate the cances of getting COPD at age 37?

Do you smoke?: COPD is directly related to tobacco abuse and most COPD develops after age 40. However, there are rare genetic causes of COPD (alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency) which can cause premature COPD before age 40. If you smoke, stop now. If you don't smoke, your chances are very small of developing copd. ...Read more

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How often does breats implants have to changed?

How often does breats implants have to changed?

Depends: This isn't as straight forward as you would think. The implant companies rate the implants to last 10-15 years. That doesn't mean that you will have to replace the implant or will have problems after 10 years. As long as the implant is soft, in good position, and you are happy with the appearance and not having discomfort, or abnormal mammograms you should be fine. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How likely is primary liver cance to spread to other areas?

How likely is primary liver cance to spread to other areas?

It ( (unfortunately): Does spread to peritoneum (lining of the belly) bones and lung.

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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How much calories I should take per day while I am breat feeding?

How much calories I should take per day while I am breat feeding?

Depends: Rule of thumb 1.5 times normal calorie intact. However, you need to know your basic metabolic calorie burn rate, then measure your fat weight and see if it stays stable. Buy a scale that gives you these features and you can calculate how many calories you need. ...Read more

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Is it ok if my 8month old daughter have some breat that is kind of sweet?

Is it ok if my 8month old daughter have some breat that is kind of sweet?

Before anyone can: Assure you that your daughter is okay, a doctor needs to make sure that the sudden-onset, sweet odor to her breath is not from Diabetic Ketoacidosis or other endocrine or metabolic disorder. It's not hard to find out by family history, her past & current medical history, her physical exam & simple blood & urine tests. Babies can get very sick very fast, so seek medical care for her today. ...Read more

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My breat are heavy my nipples are hard and they hurt so bad! Help please?

Exam: This may be due to hormonal or sexual stimulation. I advise a breast exam and if you have missed a cycle- get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I seem to be getting chest pains between my breats at least once a day, im also a smoker.

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation or referral to cardiologist. Take care and take this as an opportunity to quit smoking. ...Read more

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I weigh about 343 pounds I work out in the gym if I I'm out of breat when I'm in the gy ok I can do cardi 3 30 minutes without feeling out of breat what's wron?

I weigh about 343 pounds I work out in the gym if I I'm out of breat when I'm in the gy ok I can do cardi 3 30 minutes without feeling out of breat what's wron?

Cardiac Eval: Look, of course I do not know you, but unless you are 9 ft tall, 343 is probably way overweight. The best way to find your answer would be to see a cardiologist and have a good cardiac evaluation, probably including a stress test and echocardiogram. They could then give you a rational program of exercise to help improve your health and/or make other suggestions. ...Read more

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What r the cances of me get pregnant with a tuble?

What r the cances of me get pregnant with a tuble?

<1%: Tubal procedures are generally well above 99% effective, regardless of procedure. However, if you are concerned, take a home pregnancy test, as it will tell you if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Breat cancer lumps are typically hard and not moveable right?

Breat cancer lumps are typically hard and not moveable right?

Not at first: Most breast cancers are now detected with mammograms or other imaging rather than physical examination; they are too small to be able to feel. When cancers grow, they generally become hard lumps, but these may still be moveable. When the cancer is more advanced, it can become fixed to the chest muscles and become immobile. ...Read more

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Thermogram result--may have cancer. What else can it be besides cance?

Thermogram result--may have cancer. What else can it be besides cance?

Non-cancer condition: I will assume you are speaking of thermography of the breast. The thermogram locates areas of increased heat. This is felt to be due to increased blood flow in the area and this is presumed to be due to cancer. However, increased blood flow can also be seen in trauma, inflammation and infections. Recommend you get a mammogram as this is the gold standard. ...Read more

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Why does a benign breat biopsy increase your risk of getting breat cancer?

Why does a benign breat biopsy increase your risk of getting breat cancer?

Research is ongoing: Breast biopsies are done when a suspicious lump within the breast is discovered on examination, or because an abnormality is detected on a mammogram. Benign breast disease is benign — it's not cancerous.
Researchers aren't sure whether some forms of benign breast disease represent a very early form of cancer. It could be that some types of benign breast disease are actually precursors of cancer. I. ...Read more

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Would traditional excision of the breat tissue work best for guys with boobs?

Would traditional excision of the breat tissue work best for guys with boobs?

Yes: Gynecomastia has two components: fat and gland. Fortunately for males it is mostly fat and therfore responds to liposuction. For those with thickened gland excison is the most effective. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been told he has cancer, now l am pregancy with him will l and my baby also have cance?

My boyfriend has been told he has cancer, now l am pregancy with him will l and my baby also have cance?

Age & family history: Age, type of cancer and family history of cancer from both your bf's and your side- are important factors here in calculating the risk for your baby. The suspicion of certain hereditary cancer syndrome would be higher if a person is diagnosed with cancer at younger age <40 yo; strong family history of cancer that developed at young age and 2-3 or more family members with cancers. ...Read more

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I have a large cyst like mass between my breats, large and painful...it goes away and seems to keep coming back several times this year?

I have a large cyst like mass between my breats, large and painful...it goes away and seems to keep coming back several times this year?

Fibroadenoma: Could be a fibroadenoma. You still need to see a doctor and get a mammogram and or an USS to confirm it. The key is to Rule out anything like a breast cancer. Please do not do a self diagnosis in such situations. ...Read more

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My girlfriend took plan b and her nipples and breats are starting to hurt what do we do were not ready for a kid what is the best thing we can do?

My girlfriend took plan b and her nipples and breats are starting to hurt what do we do were not ready for a kid what is the best thing we can do?

Urine test: A urine pregnancy test is available in most locals and can become positive in pregnancy as early as menses becomes delayed. It can be falsely negative in the early stages, but is a cheep way to get more information. ...Read more

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I had biopsyand was told about lymphnoids, wanted me to have complete hysterectomy I am against that need another solution... did not say it was cance?

I had biopsyand was told about lymphnoids, wanted me to have complete hysterectomy I am against that need another solution... did not say it was cance?

Unclear: I am sorry but there is not enough information here. I would contact your doctor. Clarify what the diagnosis is and what what wrong with your lymph nodes. Then discuss the possible causes and go through the risks and benefits of each possible treatment option. ...Read more

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I had a large polyp removed from the transverse in June removed three small polyps from the sigmoid in Dec. Still waiting histology. How likely cance?

I had a large polyp removed from the transverse in June removed three small polyps from the sigmoid in Dec. Still waiting histology. How likely cance?

Polyps: An anatomic or pathologic diagnosis should have been available long before now. You can't exclude malignancy until the tissue diagnosis is available. Even if no malignancy is found you must be under the care of a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon for treatment and thorough surveillance for your multiple polyposis of the colon. ...Read more