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One breast suddenly bigger than before. I've heard of IBC but have no other symptoms at all. I'm waiting for a DR appointment, can it be anything else?

One breast suddenly bigger than before. I've heard of IBC but have no other symptoms at all. I'm waiting for a DR appointment, can it be anything else?

Normal?: Could be normal, or a cyst, or a solid tumor. Cancer at your age is extremely rare, but I'm glad you're getting it checked out. I hope you have an appointment within 2-3 weeks or less.

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Are dry coughs associated with ibc?

Are dry coughs associated with ibc?

No it is not normal: No dry cough is not associated with inflammatory breast cancer, unless there is metastasis in the lungs. If there is metastasis than it can cause dry cough.

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Could it be ibc or something else hurts!!?

Clarify: We'd love to help, but you'll need to provide more information and background for your question.

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What to do if I have ibc or something that hurts?

What to do if I have ibc or something that hurts?

Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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What is the survival rate for ibc?

Overall?: Inflammatory breast cancer, correct? In the past, it's been difficult to find statistics specific to inflammatory breast cancer, which is a relatively locally advanced stage and thus more ominous. The most recent statistic I could find is 35% 5-year survival, worse than other breast cancers but far from hopeless. Many other factors also contribute to prognosis. Be brave and cherish your life.

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I'm a female 19 years old and showing signs of ibc is this normal for my age?

I'm a female 19 years old and showing signs of ibc is this normal for my age?

IBC: If by ibc you mean inflammatory breast cancer, you are young for getting the disease. However see your doctor if there is any doubt of a problem.

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Main differences between mastitis and ibc?

Main differences between mastitis and ibc?

Similar: Mastitis is a benign, infection, usually with an abscess. Ibc is breast cancer that can look like an infection and not have a mass but is an aggressive form of breast cancer. A biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis of ibc. Often the mammogram will be normal with minor changes.

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What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape. Ibc?

What to do if I have breast irregularity in shape. Ibc?

Is it new?: A new, obvious breast irregularity is worth discussing with your physician and perhaps getting a mammogram as it can mean cancer. Otherwise, all women's breasts have some irregularity. Unless it's so unusual that people ask you about it, I'd ignore it and be thankful for good health.

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What does ibc rash look like? Pictures

What does ibc rash look like? Pictures

Excellent photos by: Mayo clinic of inflammatory breast cancer rash: http://www. Bing. Com/images/search? Q=ibc+rash+pictures&form=hdrsc2#view=detail&id=2f0a82bbfda38744f8e25ab8f4a0b57e6e7fd9ad&selectedindex=12.

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I have hemoglobin 10.6 (low).I have iron serum of 25 micrograms. Dl. Unsaturated IBC 358 High, Total TIBC 383 (normal) and % iron sat 7%. mean?

Unhealthy: You cannot expect us to give you any valid interpretation of labs when you only provide a few results. Your labs that you have shared represent that you are not a very healthy human. Your medical care and the interpretation of your labs should be urgently handled in person by the professional caring for you. The one that knows all of the details and your health history.

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Can you have ibc in both breast at the same time?

Can you have ibc in both breast at the same time?

Unlikely,: It is possible but unlikely to have inflammatory breast cancer in both breasts at the same time. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/inflammatory-breast-cancer/basics/definition/con-20035052

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Can the rash from ibc extend to the side and under the breast?

Can the rash from ibc extend to the side and under the breast?

IBC: If IBC stands for inflammatory breast cancer, then, yes, the "rash" could extend to the adjacent regions of the breast, including the side and undersurface. A biopsy of those areas would confirm the diagnosis, or point out a different cause.

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What is inflammatory breast cancer (ibc)?

What is inflammatory breast cancer (ibc)?

Aggressive: Ibc is an aggressive form of breast cancer. It typically occurs in younger women, and often will present as a "pimple" or other infection, that does not respond to antibiotics. It can spread rapidly to the lymph nodes and other areas of the body, and usually is treated with chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. Any change in your breast needs to be reported to your physician, not just a lump.

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Ibc inflammatory breast cancer, what is this?

Ibc inflammatory breast cancer, what is this?

Aggressive: It is an aggressive form of breast cancer that presents with pain, swelling and redness of the breast instead of the usual painless mass. Requires intensive treatment with preoperative chemo followed by surgery and radiation. I usually scan patients with this to see if the cancer has already spread. If this is about you, you need to start therapy pronto. Don't despair, just get it going.

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My total iron is 20, my ibc 532, saturation is 4 and ferritin is 1 do I need to take iron pills?

My total iron is 20, my ibc 532, saturation is 4 and ferritin is 1 do I need to take iron pills?

Fe deficiency anemia: You definitely have iron deficiency anemia and you should be on iron. But most importantly, you have t find out the cause of your iron deficiency. Are you bleeding? You should be evaluated by the gastroenterologist.

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What does a low result for unbound IBC mean? My iron, transferrin saturation and IBC are all wnl.

Nothing: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies arbitrarily fall outside. If you are otherwise well and have no signs of an iron problem on either end, ignore it.

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Cbc is ok, but iron is 56, transferrin is 400, total ibc is 500, uibc is 444, iron %trans sat is 11. What could this mean?

Cbc is ok, but iron is 56, transferrin is 400, total ibc is 500, uibc is 444, iron %trans sat is 11. What could this mean?

Iron deficiency: Iron deficiency is often symptomatic long before anemia / abnormal CBC appears. Many physicians do not know this. Other body systems become iron-depleted and this may have something to do with why you describe chronic fatigue. I trust your physician has looked for ways you might be losing iron in additon to your monthly loss, and will replace as appropriate.

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I have hemoglobin 10.6 (low).I have iron serum of 25 micrograms. Dl. Unsaturated IBC 358 High, Total TIBC 383 (normal) and % iron sat 7%.IS it IDA/ACD?

I have hemoglobin 10.6 (low).I have iron serum of 25 micrograms. Dl. Unsaturated IBC 358 High, Total TIBC 383 (normal) and % iron sat 7%.IS it IDA/ACD?

Need more info: A hemoglobin of 10.6 is low or an adult. The serum iron of 25 is also low as is the percent saturation. I like to do a ferritin level also. Ladies who are menstruating should be on iron replacement at least on the days of their menses. Please speak to your physician about iron preparations. Good luck.

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