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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Exposure: Some evidence points to exposure to certain inhaled industrial chemicals, dusts, or metals. Hpv (human papilloma virus) infection is also associated with maxillary sinus cancer. There's good info here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/paranasalsinus/patient. ...Read more

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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get lactation problems?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get lactation problems?

Not sure: There are several causes of "lactation problems" from the lack of prolactin hormone stimulating the milk ducts to inadequate sucking by the child. High anxiety mother's are generally less successful at breast feeding than mother's who are less anxious. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

Let me explain: Hemophilia b is a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a lack of blood clotting factor ix. Without enough factor ix, the blood cannot clot properly to control bleeding.Thank you. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get cushing’s syndrome?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get cushing’s syndrome?

Not lifestyle issue: Primary cushing's syndrome is the result of an endocrine active mass of adrenal gland cells that become so not as a result of lifestyle habits (good or bad). It's not your fault, but fortunately often completely curable. There are secondary cushing's syndromes related to medications doctors give to treat certain conditions, and it becomes a balance of benefits vs. Risks. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get basilar artery migraine?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get basilar artery migraine?

Basilar migraine: What you did is good - but this is never preventative - they just merely reduce the likelihood of developing them. Also if you have them then doing what you did may help. Sometimes no matter how good you are - you still get the symptoms - the body is complicated. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get arthritis?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get arthritis?

Bad luck, bad genes: There is much in life that is out of our control. Genetics and luck do play some role. All we can do is to to improve our chances for achieving what we want out of life. A good diet and exercises still helps in a myriad of other things from mental health to other parts of physiologic health. Flexibility and low impact exercise is helpful with arthritis so keep it up! ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get diabetic ulcers?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get diabetic ulcers?

Diabetic ulcers: Despite doing the best you possibly can, you have developed diabetic ulcers. I'm sorry about that. Studies have shown that the symptoms of the underlying vascular and neurological pathologies quite often precede the onset of diabetes. This indicates that diabetes is a disease that progresses at a rate that is independent of our attempt to control diet, weight, and physical condition. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get clostridium (c diff) infection?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get clostridium (c diff) infection?

Unrelated factors: C diff: bacteria that normally lives in many peoples colons. Can be dormant (spores). When "peaceful co-existence" is unbalanced, c diff can overgrow, make toxin, cause watery diarrhea that can become severe; could get worse, even life threatening. Factors include antibiotic (ab) use (even 2mos previously), recent nursing home/ hosp adm, ibd, preg, contact with. Wash hands, no ab unless needed.Rx. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get blood clots?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get blood clots?

Many factors: There are many causes of blood clots. Anything that slows blood flow in a vein increases risk for blood clots. Common examples are; post surgical (esp. Orthopedic), pregnancy, and delivery by c-section, long plane flights, inactivity, birth control pills, and patients with cancer. There are also certain factors in the blood that can increase your risk. Get tested for thrombophilic risk. ...Read more

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I eat & drink only healthy & vegetarian, i actually eat less than others, and I am moderately active. Yet i can't seem to get below 80 kg. Please help?

I eat & drink only healthy & vegetarian, i actually eat less than others, and I am moderately active. Yet i can't seem to get below 80 kg. Please help?

What is healthy?: Keep a food diary of what u ate, drank how much and at what time. Also record your basal temperature. Keep thermometer at bed side and check temp before u get out of bed. ...Read more

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Don't smoke drink or do drugs exercise daily eat healthy but blood pressure is high never was before so any ideas why now. Tyvm?

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Don't smoke drink or do drugs exercise daily eat healthy but blood pressure is high never was before so any ideas why now. Tyvm?

A few ideas: It might be genetic. Age contributes, too. Also, do you watch your sodium? Many healthy foods are high in sodium. Check labels. Max of 2000mg a day. Practice belly breathing can sometimes lower your blood pressure. Make sure you get enough sleep and not stressed out. In addition, you should ask your doctor to check secondary causes of hypertension, such as thyroid or renal problems. ...Read more

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Family history of heart disease, don't smoke drink or do drugs. I'm 50yrs old what exercises should I do and what foods to eat to keep arteries clean?

Family history of heart disease, don't smoke drink or do drugs. I'm 50yrs old what exercises should I do and what foods to eat to keep  arteries clean?

Any exercise: 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. ...Read more

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I'm 17, and know the whole still growing spiel but why do I keep gaining a lot of weight?I eat healthy mostly (I'm vegetarian too) & work out 3 days/w

I'm 17, and know the whole still growing spiel but why do I keep gaining a lot of weight?I eat healthy mostly (I'm vegetarian too) & work out 3 days/w

Might be normal: As you mention, you are growing and this could be a factor. A Vegetarian lifestyle can be very healthy, yet should be done properly. PCRM.org is one nice resource. One thing is you may want to limit refined carbs like white bread, chips, cookies, etc. Also try different types of exercise not just a single one. Remember to love yourself! At your next doctor visit discuss this further. :) ...Read more

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I'm 17 years old. I eat healthily and avoid junk food. I exercise during pe lessons. How else can I grow taller?

I'm 17 years old. I eat healthily and avoid junk food. I exercise during pe lessons. How else can I grow taller?

Height: Keep eating healthy and exercising.However, your height is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents. ...Read more

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Bad migraine for 3 days. Pain killers aren't doing anything. Got enough sleep, eat healthy, drink lots of water, exercise regularly. Still hurts.

Bad migraine for 3 days. Pain killers aren't doing anything. Got enough sleep, eat healthy, drink lots of water, exercise regularly. Still hurts.

It depends: The diagnosis of persistent migraine is best made by a professional. There are other "reasons" for a bad headache which persists. Pain pills should be the last resort for addressing migraines. See your doctor about the diagnosis and your options. ...Read more

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Doc help me I don't know why I'm always weight gain even I on diet i eat less salty foods sometimes I eat small portions of sugar i do not drink sodas?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Doc help me I don't know why I'm always weight gain even I on diet i eat less salty foods sometimes I eat small portions of sugar i do not drink sodas?

Nutrition & exercise: Don't go on a diet b/c that's only temporary. Instead, focus on changing your lifestyle. Check out DASH & Mediterranean diets (yes, I know what I just wrote) b/c they're proven to lower risk for many chronic diseases. And they're free! Avoid sugar at all costs if at all possible. Then start exercise program. Just a little bit each day. Aim for 30min/d leading to 500kcal/d deficit or 3,500kcal/wk. ...Read more

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I'm 16, 6ft2, i wanna start running every morning and eat healthy but i'm afraid to be taller cuz you know Sport and health food make you taller,Help!

I'm 16, 6ft2, i wanna start running every morning and eat healthy but i'm afraid to be taller cuz you know Sport and health food make you taller,Help!

Relax, lucky boy: Im 6'4" my man and you can take it from me. Your going to love being tall. so many advantages you have no idea. So, drop the fear, stand up tall ie don't slouch to talk to people or hide in the crowd and be a proud, tall young man. People will look up to you in awe. Find out who was tall in your family before you. That is where it came from, not sport and health food. ...Read more

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I always eat healthy,dont drink,dont smoke,dont eat pork,I admit I dont workout much.But still I have a very high cholestrol result test.Abnormality?

I always eat healthy,dont drink,dont smoke,dont eat pork,I admit I dont workout much.But still I have a very high cholestrol result test.Abnormality?

High Cholesterol: I commend you for “always eat healthy, dont drink, dont smoke” Some of the most common causes of high Cholesterol include: 1. Diabetes mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome 2. Kidney disease 3. Hypothyroidism 4. Cushing's Syndrome 5. Sleep Deprivation 6. Family history 7. Diet 8. Body Weight 9. Lack of Physical Activity Let the Wise Man within you guide you To see Physician for Diagnosis and Treatment ...Read more

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I have trouble sleeping, and often can't get to sleep until the Sun is up. Do you have any suggestions? I don't drink, smoke, or consume caffeine.

I have trouble sleeping, and often can't get to sleep until the Sun is up. Do you have any suggestions? I don't drink, smoke, or consume caffeine.

Cannabis: ? sleep disorder. This condition, if chronic, can sometimes lead to depression. Synthetic pharmaceuticals often have unpleasant side effects. Melatonin, Valerian, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are overrated. OTC edible (few drops of glycerine tincture) cannabis (indica variety) taken about an hour before bedtime is very effective for this problem. The Internet is replete with information about proper use. ...Read more

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Am exercising and eating a healthy diet but i can't get rid o cellulite what should I do ?

Am exercising and eating a healthy diet but i can't get rid o cellulite what should I do ?

Information: Cellulite can occur even in skinny people. Perhaps one of the newer type of laser techniques will help. Perhaps thermage will help. Very difficult to get rid of. Sometimes very superficial liposuction can help, but it i dangerous to the blood supply to the skin. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Exposure: Some evidence points to exposure to certain inhaled industrial chemicals, dusts, or metals. Hpv (human papilloma virus) infection is also associated with maxillary sinus cancer. There's good info here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/paranasalsinus/patient. ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for maxillary sinus cancer safe?

Are natural remedies for maxillary sinus cancer safe?

No: There is no natural treatment for maxillary sinus cancer. We are seeing this same question many times about different cancers. Doctors are not banding together against natural remedies. They have their place but not for cancer. Cancer can kill people. You can get fifty opinions and the answer will be the same. This disease needs surgery/radiation/chemo. See an oncologist. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat maxillary sinus cancer?

Yes: Depending on the stage, possible therapies include surgical resection, chemotherapy, and radiation. Many times the treatment will involve all 3. Check with your oncologist or ENT surgeon to see what's best for you. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get cushing’s syndrome?

Not lifestyle issue: Primary cushing's syndrome is the result of an endocrine active mass of adrenal gland cells that become so not as a result of lifestyle habits (good or bad). It's not your fault, but fortunately often completely curable. There are secondary cushing's syndromes related to medications doctors give to treat certain conditions, and it becomes a balance of benefits vs. Risks. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get lactation problems?

Not sure: There are several causes of "lactation problems" from the lack of prolactin hormone stimulating the milk ducts to inadequate sucking by the child. High anxiety mother's are generally less successful at breast feeding than mother's who are less anxious. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get clostridium (c diff) infection?

Unrelated factors: C diff: bacteria that normally lives in many peoples colons. Can be dormant (spores). When "peaceful co-existence" is unbalanced, c diff can overgrow, make toxin, cause watery diarrhea that can become severe; could get worse, even life threatening. Factors include antibiotic (ab) use (even 2mos previously), recent nursing home/ hosp adm, ibd, preg, contact with. Wash hands, no ab unless needed.Rx. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

Let me explain: Hemophilia b is a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a lack of blood clotting factor ix. Without enough factor ix, the blood cannot clot properly to control bleeding.Thank you. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get blood clots?

Many factors: There are many causes of blood clots. Anything that slows blood flow in a vein increases risk for blood clots. Common examples are; post surgical (esp. Orthopedic), pregnancy, and delivery by c-section, long plane flights, inactivity, birth control pills, and patients with cancer. There are also certain factors in the blood that can increase your risk. Get tested for thrombophilic risk. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get basilar artery migraine?

Basilar migraine: What you did is good - but this is never preventative - they just merely reduce the likelihood of developing them. Also if you have them then doing what you did may help. Sometimes no matter how good you are - you still get the symptoms - the body is complicated. ...Read more

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Had maxillary sinus cancer and extensive surgery in sept '12., experiencing occasional sudden sharp pains in the lines of the incision. Is this usual?

Had maxillary sinus cancer and extensive surgery in sept '12., experiencing occasional sudden sharp pains in the lines of the incision. Is this usual?

Recovery pain: After surgery of this sort, it is common to have pain and/or altered sensations in and around the surgical site. These unpleasant sensations can persist for months (even longer), as healing continues. It takes 12-18 months to heal completely and may be accompanied by other abnormal sensations. ...Read more

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In my early twenties, I was Overweight, drinking/ smoking everyday. Now I'm fit/eat healthy. But I'm petrified of cancer. Are my efforts now pointless?

In my early twenties, I was Overweight, drinking/ smoking everyday. Now I'm fit/eat healthy. But I'm petrified of cancer. Are my efforts now pointless?

Your efforts/ useful: Healthy life style at any age is very helpful to keep yourself in good health. So your efforts to eat healthjy and be fit will pay dividends. Cancer can occur in anyone, yet it is uncommon. So most people can abuse their body and often get away... it is just that odds of serious illness diminish with good life style and odds go up with poor lifestyle. That is why 80% of the smokers don't get Cance ...Read more

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My friend has been diagnose with ovary cancer . Does smoking make her cancer worse ? And does she needs to start to eat healthy diet ?

Dr. Le Wang Dr. Wang
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My friend has been diagnose with ovary cancer . Does smoking make her cancer worse ?  And does she needs to start to eat healthy diet ?

Yes: By all means, you should advise your friend not to smoke during ovary cancer treatment, and start to eat health diet. Smoking increases the risk of ovarian cancer. If she uses chemo, smoking also increases the risk of complication and decreases the therapy effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can radiation therapy be targeted enough to kill a maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Can radiation therapy be targeted enough to kill a maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Yes: Maxillary cancer is debulked by surgery and the primary treatment is radiation. Chemo can be added to increase effectiveness. The targeting is easily accomplished with intensity modulated radiation planning and delivery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for maxillary sinus carcinoma?

What is the treatment for maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Surgery Chemo XRT: Depending on the stage of the disease, this is usually treated initially with surgery, followed by radiation +/- chemotherapy. Patients who are unsuitable for surgery are usually treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. ...Read more

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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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more