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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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I was diagnosed ovarian teratoma& operated. They removed my left ovary & went through 4 cycles of chemotherapy. Is it normal to have iregular mens?

I was diagnosed  ovarian teratoma&  operated. They removed my  left ovary & went through 4 cycles of chemotherapy. Is it normal to have iregular  mens?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have irregular menses after major surgery and chemotherapy. It may take a few more cycles to become normal. If not you md may be able to give you something to regulate it. ...Read more

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Does chemotherapy make a man permanently infertile?

Does chemotherapy make a man permanently infertile?

Usually not: Chemo is toxic to sperm for a minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years. Some chemo regimens are worse than others also. To be safe, bank sperm prior to treatment. ...Read more

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I just got pregnant from a man that was going through chemo therapy which ended in oct 2013. Should i be worried about the baby?

I just got pregnant from a man that was going through chemo therapy which ended in oct 2013. Should i be worried about the baby?

Do not worry: Specifics help a lot - what chemo, what disease? - but it's unlikely. Reproductive problems from chemo usually arise from abnormal or dead sperm, and these usually affect sperms' ability to fertilize, not produce birth defects. ...Read more

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Anaplastic thyroid cance for 70 yrs old man, he made the surgery and will take radotherapy wiz chemo.I wanna know how many yrs or months he will live?

Anaplastic thyroid cance for 70 yrs old man, he made the surgery and will take radotherapy wiz chemo.I wanna know how many yrs or months he will live?

Unknown: Unfortunately, anaplastic thyroid cancer is the most deadly form of thyroid cancer. Most patients do not live more than 6-12 months, no matter what treatment is attempted. However, there are always a few people who beat the odds, so there is always hope. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is Neurontin (gabapentin) treating shingles pain dangerous to the kidneys for 55 yr. Old man w/chronic renal insufficiency secondary to chemo 14 yrs. Ago for aml?

Is Neurontin (gabapentin) treating shingles pain dangerous to the kidneys for 55 yr. Old man w/chronic renal insufficiency secondary to chemo 14 yrs. Ago for aml?

Potentially yes: Because blood levels can climb quickly as creatinine clearance decreases. This must be taken into account by the prescribing physician so as to avoid toxic build-up of the medication in your body. Best wishes. ...Read more

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A 77 yr old man lung , brain and hip bone cancer, responded to chemo&radiation...Now has lymph node cancer next to heart..Survivable?

A 77 yr old man lung , brain and hip bone cancer, responded to chemo&radiation...Now has lymph node cancer next to heart..Survivable?

Treatable: Lymph nodes next to the heart may be treatable with more/different chemotherapy and/or radiation. Unfortunately, when cancer has spread from the lung to bones and brain as it seems you have described it cannot be cured. Chemotherapy, radiation, and sometimes special pills that directly target the cancer can put it into a remission and extend time and quality of life. ...Read more

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Hat can cause a lock of iron in a man without any bleeding found. ?

Hat can cause a lock of iron in a man without any bleeding found.
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Celiac sprue, diet: Lack of iron is due to lack of intake, increased loss (gross or occult bleeding- usually gastrointestinal (gi), less often urinary), or poor absorption-usually celiac sprue. Less often other GI causes. See your doc. Screening for celiac is simple blood testing. Diet diary. May need GI workup to rule out other problems, such as fragile blood vessels, tumors, parasites, or cancers. ...Read more

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If a mans hairline is thinning up front can wearing a hat make it worse or cause hair loss? Thanks

If a mans hairline is thinning up front can wearing a hat make it worse or cause hair loss? Thanks

Hat: I doubt a hat would have much effect on your hair. That said, you should have your primary doctor refer you to someone who will care for your hair. ...Read more

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Can you die from chemo?

Yes you can: Different chemos have the potential to cause death in many ways: low white cells leading to serious infections, low platelets causing bleeding, heart problems or kidney failure. It is not common to die of chemo side effects but as always, the benefit has to outweigh the risks everytime we use these drugs. ...Read more

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Chemotherapy (Definition)

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Male (Definition)

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