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Cause Of Heart Tumor
Cell types: The large majority of cancers arise in cells that are subject to turning over and being replaced, such as the epithelium of the skin, airways, gut, liver, and urinary / reproductive system, and the lymphoid and blood-making tissues. These let mutations be propagated. Skin, airway, gut and kidney are are also exposed to heavier doses of chemical mutagens; the heart muscle isn't. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I have a brain tumor it's on the cranial nerves 3, 5, 7. Would this cause a blockage in the heart? Or if its on x would it ?
No correlation: Craneal n. Emerge directly from the brain. Only 1 and 2 emerge from cerebrum. The next 10 emerge from brain stem. 3, 5, 7 control eye movements, sensation from face, control muscle of mastication and facial expression. 10 control laryngeal/pharyngeal muscle and muscle of voice. No association with coronary blockage. Tumor location correlate with cn dysfunction. Have faith and fight the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Myxomas are benign tumors. They are unlikely to cause pain as they grow very slowly. ...Read more
The heart: Lives in the middle medistinum. Lungs live on each side, the esophagus resides behind, the thymus and lymph nodes live amongst the blood vessels above and in front. The heart and function needs to be preserved as the adjacent tumor is treated with surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is up I guess my heart beating fast can that make u feel weird n like u swaying kinda off balance scared inner or tumor dr say just anxiety ?
No: Av malformation just means that the arteries connect straight to the veins, bypassing capillaries. The blood will still flow normally back to the heart, it just may have a little bit of oxygen in it still (since all of it did not go into capillaries and supply to the soft tissues and bones). Av malformation just causes problems locally, if at all. Sometimes it's just an incidental finding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Out of the field: Cardiac mr is centered on the heart. You may see on the border of the field partial breast tissue, but cardiac mr is not dedicated to breast. It is not the same exam, no the same protocol. Palpation and mammogram are the best. If something shows on the cardiac mr, then do mammogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends...: You need to consult a neurosurgeon about the brain tumours. Depending on the location, size and growth rate it can either be watched or may have to be removed. As for the hole in the heart the majority close by themselves or are too small to cause much problems. However if it is large or poses the risk of blood clot or infection it may need to be closed by a catheter or open heart surgery. ...Read more
It could be possible that a person survive if they have to have open heart surgery and have to have a tumor removed 6 weeks later?
Tumor in my chest and if it's benign and has to be removed it would need heart surgery. Would that mean recovery requires a clean room?
Can you tell me what is common with the following: fibroid tumors, congestive heart failure, chemotherhpy?
Nothing!: These are independent conditions which can occur in any one. No link in terms of causation. It is just the nature of ailments that can affect anyone by chance or by virtue of their biological make up. ...Read more
I had vats of the thymus done 2 weeks ago, they only got 80% of it out as the tumor had come out side and gone to my chest & heart, ?
Been having trouble speaking getting worse since may with headache on left side, no TIA doctor says could it be a tumor or heart getting worse ?
I have a friend who went to the doctor and they found a tumor in her lung area she said they cannot treat ir because it is too close to her heart ?
Hypochondriac from anxiety? I read symptoms of certain things online (ie. Brain tumor, heart problems, etc) and "give" myself the issue right away.
Calm down: Rest assured that most of what you are worried about are very rare in 22 year olds. As others have suggested, read about what you are worried about and it should allay your concerns, and if not consult your doctor and get a referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist to help you with the anxieties. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anxiety make your head funny n lightheaded n swaying feeling heart fast sometimes feels like I drop been Drs weekly really scared inner ear tumor?
What are the early signs of a brain tumor? And my heart feels heavy. Im only 19. Could this be a depression brain tumor or is it stress?
19: Where did you get that idea? Sounds more like youre depressed and wondering why. A psychiatrist whould know significantly more about brain tumors and depressive problems than you do. Guessing leavesyou upset. A depression is more likely that a brain tumor, but find out and get whatever helpyou need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Father 90, should go for 6 hr surgery of cheek tumor, (suffered heart attack in past and now need angiced on and off) or should he go for hospice?
Mohs' surgery?: If this is just a simple surgery for basal cell carcinoma on the skin of his cheek, then by all means encourage him to do it. (it's his choice.) my dad danced through it at age 91. If it's heavy-duty resection of a deep cancer in the mouth, have him review his options, including surgery and radiation. I'd want aggressive treatment as i'll be more comfortable later, but it's his call. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers