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I Have Lump Do I Have Vaginal Cancer
Do you know your: Way around your vulvo-vaginal area well enough to know normal versus something new? Maybe you do, but you need to find a trusted practitioner to take a look and advise next step. Few lumps prove serious, but ignorance is solved by expert advice of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Probably not: M: most lumps in the breast are actually not cancerous, but i definitely advise that you call this to your doctor's attention so that appropriate testing can be done. You will need at least a sonogram and mammogram to check out the lump areas. If you have many lumps, that is also a good sign that it is likely not cancer. ...Read more
I have a lump under my right armpit and I get chills do I have cancer? Im 18 what test should I do without making t obvious that im looking for cancer
Tell your doctor: There are plenty of causes for lumps in the armpit that are not cancerous. See your doctor, let them take a look at it. It could be a swollen lymph node from a viral or bacterial illness (reactive lymphadenopathy) - if you have an infection then "chills" are also quite common.Don't panic and drive yourself crazy. See your doctor so that they can help figure out what it is and help ease your mind ...Read more
Under armpit lump and chills what checkup should I do without making it obvious to my mom that I think I might have cancer. do I have cancer? im 18
Less Likely: I think you should speak to your MOm right away and let her know what is happening to you. There are many other causes of a swollen lymph node in the arm pit (axilla) including and infection that needs treatment with an antibiotic. The less likely cause is a "cancer". Please see your doctor right away and also speak to your Mom. ...Read more
What to do if i think i have hypochondria? I had a miscarriage and now i have cyst i have convinced myself i have pcos or infertility
Don't do it more: You've been through a difficult loss and now hear you have a cyst that may frighten you. These are real things. Guessing at what else is going wrong is a mistake and will not help you, but don't also guess that you 'have' a mental health problem. You are shaken, sad and frightened. Talk w/ your OBGYN to get clear info and guidance. My empathy for your feelings! ...Read more
You could: But one does not confirm the other. Other than both being potentially transmitted by sexual intercourse you could have one or the other or both or any other of a number of sexually transmitted infections. Best to be honest with your doctor about your activity and get the proper testing done. ...Read more
Depends: It is not possible to test randomly for any and all types of cancer. However, if you are experiencing symptoms, it is certainly worth seeing a doctor. For example a mass or lump, unexplained weight loss can be symptoms of cancer. At a young age like 30, many cancers are unusual, although some can occur in young people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It might be Cancer b: Any lump in the breast needs to have a biopsy to find out the nature of the problem. It could be either cancer or beginnings of cancer(in situ cancer). A biopsy is done to make the exact diagnosis. So you need to go see an oncologist(surgical or medical oncologists are trained to investigate and make a proper diagnosis )and treat the problem appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have to tell my boyfriend I have hpv? If i don't have any warts or lesions, do I have to tell someone i'm dating that I have hpv?
It : It would be highly unethical not to tell him. You can infect someone even if you are not symptomatic. Think of the golden rule: would you want someone to infect you and not even tell you that they were infected.? ...Read more
I believe I have cystic acne should I have my thyroids checked and what should I do its also very itchy.?
Get Rx that works: This is the 21st century and nobody needs to have cystic acne, or anything that looks like it. If this is cystic acne, your primary care physician will probably start you on both a topical (clindamycin with a retinoic acid derivative, perhaps) and a systemic antibiotic, or if you're a lady, discuss the oral contraceptive pill. If tough, you have a right to a dermatologist's big guns. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very bad vaginal burning I have no yeast no STDs what should I do I can't go to dr right now i think its vulvodynia?
Probable vaginitis: You can take Sitz baths. When he takes cultures and can't find anything growing there he is just not looking hard enough. Sometimes organisms need special media on which to grow. ...Read more
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