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I'm Afraid I Have Thyroid Cancer
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
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
TESTICULAR LUMP?: If you have a palpable mass on your testicle you should see a doctor so they can determine if you need further evaluation. I wouldn't wait on this. ...Read more
Are you 19 or 34?: Either way, do not panic. It's easy for me to say but you have to keep a level head to understand your prognosis and treatment options. Go to a reputable cancer treatment center or group, take a friend for support and to have an extra set of ears, ask all questions you can, do not rush to decisions, think and pray about your choices, and get a second opinion if you need to. Best 2u & god bless. ...Read more
See doctor...: Go to see doctor for reporting and evaluating why you feel scared of kidney disease, which can be assessed and verified with good history, physicals, urine and blood tests, etc. If indeed kidney disease does exist, doctor will guide you how to slow down the process of kidney disease. Meanwhile, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession will benefit anyone immensely. Best. ...Read more
Why?: First, if you are a teenager, how come it says you are 50? Second, why would you think you have cancer? Please see a doctor and tell him/her what bothers you. Cancer is uncommon in teens but it's possible so please get evaluated. At the least you may need help with anxiety issues. ...Read more
Don't freak out: Firstly, while it is possible to have colon cancer at age 34, it is very unlikely. Colon cancer is usually without symptoms until the tumor blocks the colon, and usually in retrospect patients most commonly note a change in bowel habits. See your doctor for a check up. May need referral to a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy to take a look inside the colon. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am scared that I am imagining that I am sick. I am worried I am a hypochondriac. I complain of lethargy. Constipation. Etc. But blood panels are nor?
Constipation doesn't: show up on blood tests.It is usually easily treated with increasing fiber daily in diet.Lethergy can be caused by a variety of physical and emotional problems.See a good Internist to check you physically and be sure to check your Thyroid.Consider a psychological evaluation as well to help put to rest your concerns about hypochondria.Depression canals present as lethargy . Good luck.Where's Heimdal ...Read more
Don't know your sxs.: Recommend medical evaluation. Breast cancer sx’s can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm(s). You need in person evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you smoke?: If you don't smoke and you don't have a personal or family history of blood clots, the risk is minimal. If you smoke, quit. If you have a clotting history, consult your doc for alternative contraception. Please don't end up with an unwanted pregnancy over anxiety and worry about the pill or a hormonal iud. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get a physical exami: Breast lumps, usually benign can develop in younger women. If you feel a lump, get a physical examination done by your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, I am Sadia. I want to become pregnant. I got marry 4.5 years ago. Please help me. I am so worry. Sometime I have high prolactin level and pco?
Check thyroid: Make sure your thyroid function does not become abnormal (blood tests) and if you feel unusually tired or cold, be sure to tell your gyn. ...Read more
I have cin3 severe dysplasia. I am going in to have l.E.E.P done. I am scared its cancer because I am having abdomal and bowel pain.?
Cancer that presents in the thyroid gland. It usually presents as a painless thyroid nodule. Most are papillary-follicular type and have a very good prognosis. Less common are medullary cancers, with an intermediate prognosis. Anaplastic cancers of the thyroid have a poor prognosis and are uncommon. Treatment of thyroid cancers involves removal ...Read more
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