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Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Certain doctors do: Medical oncologist, radiation oncologists and ear nose and throat doctors see a lot of cases of oropharyngeal cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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


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Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach cancer?

Less nowadays: In the US, the number of new cases has decreased to about 21,000 cases every year. Worldwide though the number of cases is much higher especially in third world countries and the far east. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometrial cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometrial cancer?

Certain doctors do: Typically patients with endometrial cancer will be seen by a gynecological oncologist or a medical oncologist. Surgery should always be done by a gyn oncologist. If there is a need for chemotherapy that can be done by either the gyn onc or med onc depending on where the patient is being treated. If radiation is needed a radiation oncologist would do e treatment. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

No and Yes: Cancer that starts in the bone (osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma) is rare. However, many cancers - esspecially common ones like breast, prostate, and lung may spread to the bone. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Only specialists: Most doctors do not see that many patients with sarcoma, only those doctors (surgeons and others) who specialize in the treatment of sarcomas. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy?

Yes: The neck lymph nodes typically enlarge with ear, nose, and throat infections - which are quite common. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with esophageal varices?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with esophageal varices?

Gastrenterologists: Gastroenterologists that do hepatology, deal with cirrhosis of the liver, liver fluke, and portal hypertension. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Depends: A neurosurgeon should be consulted for the evaluation and counseling for brain tumors including meningiomas. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with esophageal stricture?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with esophageal stricture?

Esophageal stricture: Strictures are very common & represent a fixed narrowing. When the esophagus is repeatedly inflammed, typically due to acid reflux, scar tissue may result. When the scar contracts, the esophagus stenoses (narrows). Strictures may also result from caustic ingestion, radiation treatments for cancer, surgical anastomoses, etc. Distinguish from dysmotilities or spasms (temporary muscle contractions). ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Yes: Yes, lymphangitis is fairly common. Your lymphatic system runs with your blood vessels and helps transport "lymph" back from your arms, legs, head and neck to your lymph nodes as part of your immune system. Lymphangitis (lymph inflammation) is typically caused by an infection. The lymph channels can become red and painful, sometimes streaky. Antibiotics are usually needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with paget's disease of breast?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with paget's disease of breast?

No: It is not a common type of breast cancer. So most doctors don't see a lot of patients with this probem. Many times the patients may see a dermatologist . The breast surgeons end up seeing most of the patients with paget's disease due to referral from primary care physicians or dermatologists. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Not really...: Empyema is pus in the space surrounding the lung. It usually requires drainage with a chest tube as well as antibiotic therapy. Fortunately, this is not a very common occurrence. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Yes: This is a pretty common concern because most of them are worried they have cancer when they find a lump in their groin or scrotum. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

Common in children: Croup is common in children 6 months to 6 years during spring and fall, usually caused by virus such as parainfluenza..Croup accounts for 15 percent of respiratory tract infections among children in pediatric practice. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with cirrhosis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis: Gastroenterologist or hepatologist will see a cirrhosis patient after pcp referral. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

Not very common: Hemophilia is not a very common disease. Hematologists and perhaps pediatrician see more hemophilia. Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that most commonly is inherited. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with ascites?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with ascites?

Certain doctors do: Yes. Certain doctors such as internists, gastroenterologists/hepatologist, nephrologist do see a lot of patients with ascites. Oncologists see patient with ascites quite a lot - although less frequently compared the above doctors. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Yes: Endometriosis is the most common cause for chronic pelvic pain. While not every woman with endometriosis has symptoms requiring specific treatment - up to 10% of women have endometriosis. ...Read more

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