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I am scared that i might have cancer?

I am scared that i might have cancer?

Get checked: Do you have specific symptoms that are concerning to you? If yes, it is best to face what you fear. You will either be relieved because you are cancer free or if you are ill - you can start working on treatment right away. Take care. ...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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I am afraid that I could have colon cancer?

I am afraid that I could have colon cancer?

What are you...: ...waiting for??? You need to see a doctor. You may need a colonoscopy. We cannot diagnose you online. Best to you. ...Read more

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I am very scared I have cancer?

I am very scared I have cancer?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor for a full evaluation. If you have cancer (unlikely at your age but not impossible) you need treatment. If you don't have it, you need to address that anxiety. Don't let fear rule your life please. ...Read more

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Im scared that I have cancer. Should i get tested?

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 more

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Hello i am scared i dont know if i have testicular cancer help please?

Hello i am scared i dont know if i have testicular cancer help please?

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

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I am 19, i just found out I have cancer. I am scared, what should I do?

I am 19, i just found out I have cancer. I am scared, what should I do?

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

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I think i have ovarian cancer?

I think i have ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: Why do you think you have ovarian cancer?That usually occurs in an older age group....most ovarian lesions at your age are benign. If you have concerns about something, best to see your doctor about it. ...Read more

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I am 19 and i think I have cancer?

I am 19 and i think I have cancer?

?: Are you 19 or 37? And why in god's creation do you think you have cancer? Please see your doctor, regardless of your age. If you have a medical condition, it should be addressed promptly. If you have anxiety issues, they should be addressed as well. ...Read more

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I am very scared I have kidney disease?

I am very scared I have kidney disease?

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

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I am a teenager and think I have cancer?

I am a teenager and think I have cancer?

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

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Im freaking out! i think I have colon cancer! what do I do?

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 more

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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?

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

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Am i having breast cancer? What should I do?

Am i having breast cancer? What should I do?

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 more

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I am scared about blood clots because I have anxiety and I am on bc?

I am scared about blood clots because I have anxiety and I am on bc?

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 more

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Need docs help! I am scared I have breast cancer. Only 16 years old please help!?

Need docs help! I am scared I have breast cancer. Only 16 years old please help!?

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

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I think I have colorectal cancer?

I think I have colorectal cancer?

Reason?: Unless you have a family history or other predisposing factor you are probably too young for colorectal cancer. If you recently noticed a change in bowel habits or blood in stool get a GI checkup ...Read more

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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?

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?

See an Ob/Gyn: If you have been having unprotected intercourse with your husband for 4 years without a pregnancy, it would be a good idea to see an Ob/Gyn physician. PCOS can prevent you from getting pregnant but it is easily treated. ...Read more

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Hello, I am worried that I might have leukemia.

Hello, I am worried that I might have leukemia.

The only way to: tell for certain would be to see a health care provider and obtain appropriate diagnostic blood work. Make an appointment today to set your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

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

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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.?

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.?

Not related: It is unlikely that your abdominal and bowel pain is related to your current diagnosis. Pain related to the abdomen and bowel would indicate more advanced cancer that would have been diagnosed with your initial papsmear. I would ask your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Cancer (Definition)

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


Dr. Adam Lewis
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more