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Does a bump in the vagiinal bladder area mean cancer?

Does a bump in the vagiinal bladder area mean cancer?

Needs examination: It is not possible to know what the "bump" is without physical examination. If there is a suspicious mass it may need to be biopsied and the tissue examined by a pathologist to be certain. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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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Masslike enlargement of risidual vaginal cuff with apparent soft tissue mass posterior to the urinary bladder measuring 5.4 x6.9 x 5.3. cancer??

Masslike enlargement of risidual vaginal cuff with apparent soft tissue mass posterior to the urinary bladder measuring 5.4 x6.9 x 5.3. cancer??

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Horrible vaginal burning with cyst like bumps on my vaginal opening.Everything is swollen from my clit 2my opening. Negative uti, bladder, yeast and bv?

Horrible vaginal burning with cyst like bumps on my vaginal opening.Everything is swollen from my clit 2my opening. Negative uti, bladder, yeast and bv?

See a doctor: It is highly unlikely that someone online would be able to help you. You need an in person exam so the doctor can see what is going on and do testing if necessarynsonthey can treat you in the most appropriate way. ...Read more

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Cystoscope showed red areas biopsy was taken does this mean bladder cancer , had a lot of pain & blood in urine ?

Cystoscope showed red areas biopsy was taken does this mean bladder cancer , had a lot of pain & blood in urine ?

Red areas in bladder: 48F from England has cystoscopy and Bx of red areas. Asks: Does this mean bladder cancer? Had lots of pain and blood in urine. ANS: at your age not likely and the Bx will tell. So wait till it comes back. Wha did the Dr. think it was? ...Read more

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What does aggressive bladder cancer mean?

What does aggressive bladder cancer mean?

Grade and stage: There are typically two ways used together to describe baldder cancer- the grade describes the appearance of the cancer cells themselves and the stage describes the extent of involvement. "aggressive" by itself doesn't really mean much, though it suggests a higher grade tumor which could reasonably be thought to confer a worse prognosis than a lower grade one. Stage would still be critical info. ...Read more

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What does it mean for bladder cancer to be anaplastic?

What does it mean for bladder cancer to be anaplastic?

See explanation: Anaplastic is a descriptive term for the microscopic appearance of the tumor which may also be labelled "poorly differentiated". This typically translates to more aggressive behavior in the general sense. It means that the tumor cells look very unlike normal bladder cells and the more that is true, the more aggressive the tumor may behave. This holds true for most types of cancer. ...Read more

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What does it mean for bladder cancer to be aggressive?

What does it mean for bladder cancer to be aggressive?

Tissue type: This means that the cancer cells seen on the biopsy are very irregular and more abnormal looking from the normal cells of the bladder. The more irregular cells seen, the more likely cancer is "agressive". ...Read more

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Does finding blood in my urine mean that I have bladder cancer?

Does finding blood in my urine mean that I have bladder cancer?

Possibly: Blood in the urine (whether microscopic or gross) must be evaluated by a urologist. The degree of hematuria does not necessarily correlate with the size of the problem, so the evaluation would include laboratory testing, imaging of the urianry tract, and cystoscopy - a procedure to look inside the urethar and bladder with a telescope. Possible causes include infection, stones, and malignancy. ...Read more

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What are odds for surviving bladder cancer? The doctor says the bladder cancer is in early stages. Does this mean it can be cured?

What are odds for surviving bladder cancer? The doctor says the bladder cancer is in early stages. Does this mean it can be cured?

Bladder cancer: Early stage bladder cancer can nearly always be successfully treated without major surgery. It is important to follow the surveillance cysto protocol after initial cystoscopic treatment (resection) due to the tendency for superficial recurrences. Cure is a relative term when dealing with some cancers. ...Read more

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I am nervous as a trace of blood, microscopic, showed up in my urine. I was scoped @ no tumor in my bladder. Does this mean their is cancer elsewhere?

I am nervous as a trace of blood, microscopic, showed up in my urine. I was scoped @ no tumor in my bladder. Does this mean their is cancer elsewhere?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine can signify a variety of potential problems, cancer being one of the possibilities. Without seeing you and having access to all information concerning you it is impossible to say whether there is cancer elsewhere or another issue is present. Your urologist or primary care physician assessing this is in a much better position to diagnose you. ...Read more

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What could clear tissue in urine mean? 74 yr old with one kidney removed due to cancer as well as bladder infections.

What could clear tissue in urine mean? 74 yr old with one kidney removed due to cancer as well as bladder infections.

Not sure what: Clear tissue may mean, but it is time to get a urne analysis and some blood work, and then decision about imaging or cystoscopy. You did not say if it was the kidney, its pelvis or ureter that was cancer. I would definitely call or visit your urologist. ...Read more

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After having blood in my wee & bladder pain I had a cystoscope which showed red patches tha the urologist said he was worried about & took a biopsy , does this mean I have cancer ? X

After having blood in my wee & bladder pain I had a cystoscope which showed red patches tha the urologist said he was worried about & took a biopsy , does this mean I have cancer ? X

Your symptoms, the: red patches seen on cystoscopy & the necessity of doing a biopsy are NOT proof that you have bladder cancer. Only the RESULTS of the biopsy will distinguish bladder cancer from other problems that can cause the findings you describe. Interstitial cystitis, an inflammatory disorder of the bladder, is at least as likely a cause. I do wish you the best! Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I couldnt hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? Im 26 don't have blood in urine

I couldnt hold my urine if my life depended on it, could this mean I have cancer in prostate or bladder? Im 26 don't have blood in urine

Bladder and: Prostate cancer do not occur in 26 year olds, but your symptom is serious and you need to a urologic doctor to assess the capacity and innervation of your bladder. ...Read more

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BCG treatment to reduce recurrence rate for bladder cancer.I have 2 nd bladder tumor after 5 year of the first.This mean the BCG work or not?

Yes it works: in selective oatients , Intra bladder installation of BCG is very effective in 70% of time for non invasive bladder cancers . Speak to your doctor if you are a candidate or not . ...Read more

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I've been having soreness in my lower legs and frequent clear urination. Does this mean I have bladder cancer?

I've been having soreness in my lower legs and frequent clear urination. Does this mean I have bladder cancer?

Very unlikely : That someone your age would develop bladder cancer. Although there are several possible answers for your symptoms, if they persist for more than a few days you should seek medical care. Urinary infection, diabetes and other endocrine disorders are on the list of possibilities. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more