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Cancer With Roots Looks Like A Hair
I have these pin point red dots, looks like blood spots all over both arms, I'm loosing my hair real bad, & my urinalysis said very hwbc & lrbc? Cancer?
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
Bugbite-like growth on scalp for 4 weeks. At first skin color, but now looks red inflamed. Symmetrical, clear borders, not bloody. Looks like one patch of eczema. Black hair, 28 yr male, no family history. Biopsy is pending. What type of skin cancer?
Possibly SSC or AK?: May not be cancer. Traditionally squamous cell cancer (SSC) was infrequent under age 40. But the incidence is increasing in this age range. The risk increases with use of Tanning booths and living in the Sun Belt. You lesion may be actinic keratosis (AK) (a precursor to SSC), SSC or a non-cancerous skin condition. It would not be Melanoma.see http://bit. Ly/1Pj9osP + http://bit. Ly/1FTMrdN ...Read more
Sign of cancer or std? Sudden appearance of a bald spot. Suddenly I have bald spot on the side of my head. It's about the size of a dollar coin. I'm a 24 year old girl with a lot of hair and this was just noticed.
Ultrasound done. Not cancer. Looks like vessel clog. Lump under skin under penis head. Itchy only after masturbation. No pain. What could it be?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Red odorous bumps looks like pimples under penis head partner had cancer causing HPV but treated could she give me genital warts? Or is it yeast inf?
Need to be seen: This is probably an infection -- several come to mind, including chancroid -- and your physician needs to see it. ...Read more
Closest: Donate to the one most convinient to you; they are all for a good cause. ...Read more
Hair donation?: Do you mean you want to grow and donate your hair to be used in wigs for cancer patients? There are many organizations dedicated to this cause, and there are criteria for the hair ; how it's cut. One is locks of love: http://tinyurl. Com/yuf383 the site tells how to do it. Here's another site with several other organizations to which you can donate: http://tinyurl. Com/7wcbbnz. ...Read more
Not much value: Most patients can easily find a hair piece (wig) which suits them, so they may not like your hair all that much. ...Read more
No real evidence: Relax. I tracked this down and it's invented. You make formaldehyde in your own body. This kind of campaign is driven by people's understandable, somewhat-rational preference for "natural" stuff, but this one has no basis. If this were true, a research piranhas could make a lifetime rep -- how science is driven -- by proving it. The stuff is a skin sensitizer and some people are allergic to it. ...Read more
Congratulations on your decision. The organization is called "locks of love" and their website is at:
http://www. Locksoflove. Org/donate. Html. ...Read more
I'm wondering if I donate my hair to cancer will it still be used in some way to support locks of love?
Depends: I believe you have to donate at a site that works with locks of love. Those can be found online or by contacting the organization. ...Read more
????: I am not sure what you are asking. You mean donating hair to make wigs for cancer patients? I suggest you contact your local American Cancer Society, they may know local outfits that deal with that. If you mean growing hair back after chemo, just be patient. It will come back on its own time. ...Read more
City of Hope: Call City of Hope and they tell you. ...Read more
Controversial: Formaldehyde is officially listed as a carcinogen, but the amount of exposure necessary to produce certain cancers is likely quite high. Pathologists (such as I am) use it all the time in tissue preparation and don't have an increased risk for cancer. The amount of exposure from ordinary use of hair products is probably insignificant. If you are worried, switch products anyway. ...Read more
My daughter want's to donate her hair for kids with cancer is there a "best" place or way to do this?
Pantene - http://www. Pantene. Com/en-us/beautiful-lengths-cause/pages/donation-requirements. Aspx
locks of love - http://www. Locksoflove. Org/donate. Html
i'm told pantene doesn't charge recipients for their wig but locks of love does so pantene is the better choice.
Your daughters (and you) are angels! Bless you! ...Read more
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