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How do I know if I have anal cancer?

How do I know if I have anal cancer?

MD: If you have any discomfort or bleeding, you need to see a doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope it's all well for you. ...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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How do I know if I have cancer?

How do I know if I have cancer?

Cancer: Different cancers manifest differently. You would have to know why you're concerned. However, you can talk with your doctor about personal cancer screening (such as pap smear, self breast exam, etc), and general common signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have ovarian cancer?

How do I know if I have ovarian cancer?

Not easy: There are no specific symptoms of ovarian cancer, especially early ovarian cancer. The symptoms are usually vague fullness, gas, pelvic discomfort or pain, urinary symptoms etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have esephogual cancer?

How do I know if I have esephogual cancer?

Weight loss, pain: Esophageal cancer can manifest with weight loss, pain, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Some patients can first present with jaundice if there is cancer in the liver. At age 30, the chances of having an esophageal cancer are small, but patients with concerns of cancer should see their physician right away. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have bladder cancer?

How do I know if I have bladder cancer?

MD: If you notice blood in the urine or have any other suspicious urinary symptoms, you may need to see an urologist who will likely do a cystoscopy for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do i know if i have throat cancer?

How do i know if i have throat cancer?

Symptoms: Some symptoms are persistent throat pain, difficulty or painful swallowing, neck lump, shortness of breath. See ENT doc ASAP for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have cervical radiculopathy?

How do I know if I have cervical radiculopathy?

Symptoms and eval: Cervical radiculopathy is manifest by numbness, tingling, potentially weakness, along a specific neural pathway, in the presence of central or foramenal stenosis of the spine, and most often associated with neck symptoms and mechanical patterns of neck movements causing pain or nerve symptoms down the arm. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have breast cancer?

How do I know if I have breast cancer?

See a doctor: Needs physical examination and likely mammogram with possible breast ultrasound depending on the woman's age and physical exam findings. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

Check yourself first: If you are a male between 15- 40 you should always check yourself at least once a month for new hard lumps in your scrotum and attached to your testes. If you feel something unusual go see your doctor to check for sure. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer: The only way to know for sure is to see you doc ASAP. Please do so. This type of cancer often shows up in young adult males in their late 20s-early 30s. Your doc will examine you and let you know. There are many other much more likely possibilities for symptoms you may be having. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I know if I might have skin cancer?|

How do I know if I might have skin cancer?|

See a dermatologist: The best way to diagnose a skin cancer is to see your dermatologist. He or she will examine the spot and determine if a skin biopsy is necessary. Often times, a dermatologist can tell by looking at a spot if it is cancer or not. If you have a spot that bleeds, doesn't heal, or grows rapidly, it may be signs of skin cancer. Fortunately, most are easily treatable in the office. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hpv?

How do I know if I have hpv?

Pap Smear: A routine pap smear can pick up on hpv exposure/infection on the cervix. Pap smears are typically not performed until the age of 21 now. ...Read more

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How should I know if I have colon cancer?

How should I know if I have colon cancer?

Only way: To know for sure is by colonoscopy. If you are not in a high risk group and have no symptoms such as abdominal cramping, blood in stool, or anemia, your chances of colon cancer before age 50 is pretty low. Talk to your doctor about getting proper tests. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have mouth cancer?

How do I tell if I have mouth cancer?

Changes in mucosa: White patches, ulcer, indurated/hard area, bleeding, may suggest cancer. Diagnosis may require biopsy and examination of tissue by a pathologist. ...Read more

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How to know if I have i have oral cancer?

How to know if I have i have oral cancer?

See your dentist: Oral cancer is an ideal cancer to identify early by screening during your routine dental examination. Some dentists may use additional tests (different types of lights to detect abnormal cells) to aid in identifying areas of abnormal cells in your mouth. The goal with oral cancer screening is to identify cancer early. ...Read more

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How to know if I have cancer?

How to know if I have cancer?

There are many types: of cancer with a wide variety of potential symptoms. You can re-ask question and clarify symptoms or of course - discuss any disconcerting signs or symptoms with your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have testicular cancer?

How can I know if I have testicular cancer?

See your: Primary care doctor who will exam you. They may order a testicular ultrasound if there is suspicion for a mass. Also, do a self exam and feel for any lumps. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have testicle caner?

How do I know if I have testicle caner?

BY EXAM/ULTRASOUND: You may feel a lump or swelling with or without pain, on self examination or at time of physical exam and other by your doctor, confirmed by ultrasound exam and blood test for aft(alphafetoprotein);hcg(human chorionic gonadotropin) level rise in blood, and other blood tests like ldh(lactate dehydrogenase) rise biopsy is not necessary as diagnosis can be made by ultrasound and tumor markers. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have cervical radiculopathy?

I need help! How do I know if I have cervical radiculopathy?

Pain from neck-> arm: Cervical radiculopathy is usually pain with numbness, weakness, and tingling from your neck which radiates (shoots) down your arm(s). The causes are usually from a cervical herniated disc, cervical spinal stenosis, cervical degenerative disc disease, or much rarer conditions like tumor, fracture, or sarcoidosis which can compress or cause damage to cervical nerve roots. You can try ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have HPV cervical cancer can I have children?

What to do if I have HPV cervical cancer can I have children?

Yes, you can, but...: Asking your ob-gyn-doctor for specific questions is the right thing to do, but it noteworthy to be concerned of high-risk pregnancy due to higher age than usually preferred. Overall after balancing the pros and cons, it is probably not worthwhile. Nonetheless, ask your ob-gyn doc. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more