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Chemo Hats For Men
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 just got pregnant from a man that was going through chemo therapy which ended in oct 2013. Should i be worried about the baby?
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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer