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My Father Was Diagnosed With Lung Nodule Should I Be Worried For Him
Needs investigation: Lung nodule needs to be investigated to ascertain the underlying pathology. It may a residua of an old infection, an easily treatable infection or lung cancer. Worrying would not address the issue. Your father should see an internist or a pulmonary specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Yes: I'm sure you've had her to her physician he's the one who can give you the answers you ask based on his findings 7 how extensive the disease is/. ...Read more
YES & NO: Traumatic ruptured spleen is now managed expectantly in the hospital meaning 'watch and wait'. So if the patient is stable with no signs of hemorhage then it is safe to not do surgery and then send the patient home after observation. If there are signs of major hemorrhage soon after injury then immediate surgery is indicated. Complications of emergency surgery are related to overall health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Timely help is key: Systemic sclerosis remains a challenging disease in the field of rheumatology where struggle for a cure or even targeted therapy is ongoing. Most patients donot have adverse outcome but in case of lung and kidney involvement prognosis can be poor. There are many other areas of the body affected by it but they don't seem to be dangerous rather patient lifestyle and medication can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: It can be dangerous and deadly, but if managed and monitored properly, there should be no long term issues. ...Read more
Yes: Cavernous sinus thrombosis is often a complication of infection elsewhere in the head, sinuses or orbit of the eye. It can be extremely severe and life-threatening if not managed quickly and appropriately. It is an uncommon condition and one should be certain of the diagnosis since other conditions may mimic this. ...Read more
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Should i be concerned if my 23 year old nephew was just diagnosed today with clear cell meningioma.?
No: His doctor can tell him and you that meningiomas are mostly benign tumors, yet they can sometimes reoccur. ...Read more
I was diagnost with HPV dysplasia today by my gynecologist. I ask him if this needed to be treated and he told me no but now i'm worried?
My mom was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 2 yrs ago. Am i likely to have it too? What are the odds? Should i be tested?
No Definitive Test: Although pd can run in families, we still do not have a definitive test. You can see the neurologist that your mother sees and get an opinion. Some new scanning techniques (dat scans) can be helpful in certain circumstances. But, no one can administer a test that will give you a concrete answer. Pd is made on what we call a clinical diagnosis, but you need to see a movement disorder specialist. ...Read more
Yes: Requires experts to help you manage their now lifelong disease- must be seen by pediatric endocrinologists. ...Read more
Just been diagnosed with factor five leiden should I be on medication? I had pe in my lung before i was diagnosed with this
Yes: Generally yes. With your history of pe (unless there was a specific cause for this like a broken bone) and being positive for the factor v leiden mutation, you probably would be placed on lifelong anti-coagulation (e.g. Warfarin). However, it depends on your history, other medical risk factors, etc. ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my close friend just got diagnosed with bone cancer. What is bone cancer?
Doctor found a heart murmur on my 18month old today. He has got to have a scan. Should I be worried ?
Asthma types: Many infants may have transient wheezing a form of asthma that typically will resolve by the time that the are school age. This particular form of asthma is triggered by viral illness. Other forms include those triggered by allergies, and there can be a family history of asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i be concerned if my uncle was recently diagnosed with hodgkins lymphoma. Any help on what it is. Is it curable?
It is treatbale: Hodgkins disease is one of the more curable cancers. The cure rates range from 80-90%. You do not need to be concerned any more than he has to be. ...Read more
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