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Lupus Cause Fibroid Tumors
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
No: Endometriosis is not a precancerous condition, although, it does act like a cancer would, though. It may spread around the abdominal cavity, but it doesn't cause death or intoxication like cancer would. It is one of the major causes of infertility and chronic abdominal and/or pelvic pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely not.: Radiologists are well trained to distinguish kidney from adrenal cysts on imaging films.Most cysts are benign however if they are many with walls or septa inside, they may cause back pain, get infected, elevate bp. They usually don't cause systemic problems.Take care and god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/kidney-cyst-causes-symptoms-treatments. ...Read more
Not typically: There can be fibroids that have cancerous changes in them called sarcomas (muscle tumors - the uterus is a smooth muscle) that can be a very aggressive cancer. These are usually associated with rapidly growing fibroid tumors. Speak to your gynecologist to learn more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Polycystic ovarian: This syndrome is not known to predispose to secondary infection. The two things that might increase risk of UTI are enlarged ovaries placing pressure with partial obstruction on the urinary tract, and diabetes mellitus which is a complication of polycystic ovarian syndrome. These, however, are two steps removed from the primary condition and do not think they are worth worrying about. Good luck. ...Read more
Comments: Not uncommonly, brain lesions consistent with MS may be uncovered on an MRI, even though symptoms and/or relapses have not occurred yet. This is called radiologically isolated syndrome. It may be valuable to repeat the films, and if changes occur, get spinal fluid to confirm the possible early onset of MS. This is complex, as involves treatment decisions. Each patient is different. ...Read more
Typically: Specifically, blood in the urine (hematuria) is highly associated with bladder cancer. In early stages it may be only microscopic whereas in some cases it may be visible to the naked eye. Most patients with bladder cancer will have blood in the urine, but many patients may have microscopic blood in the urine on routine exam though few will be shown to have bladder cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause Diverticulitis, liver hepatic adenoma, rectal polyps and ovarian hemmoragic cysts.
Separate problems: There is no particular cause for any of these, and certainly no single thing that causes them all. These are separate problems, which I assume were detected by some sort of abdominal imaging, probably a CT scan or MRI. Speak with the doctor who ordered the test and take it from there. ...Read more
Can be: Related to the idea that certain tumors can secrete hormones similar to your own red blood cell stimulating hormone(erythropoietin) that cause your bone marrow to increase red cell production and your overall red blood cell counts. Anemia from cancer is often related to inflammation that stuns the bone marrow or just "replacement" of the bone marrow when the cancer spreads. ...Read more
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