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Had results yesterday that cyst removed from perineum contained 2mm cancer. I'm a nervous wreck, dr thinks it's all removed but what if it's elsewhere?

Had results yesterday that cyst removed from perineum contained 2mm cancer. I'm a nervous wreck, dr thinks it's all removed but what if it's elsewhere?

Probable local: 2mm cancer very small and if margins obtained around growth it is probably cured. Question asked is whether the small lesion is a skin malignancy or some other disease process elswhere that induced cytic formation with Ca contained or a primary cytic lesion with small area of transformation. ...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 have sometimes pain in my perineum and testicles. Also have some pain when doing testicular self exam. Can it be testicular cancer?

I have sometimes pain in my perineum and testicles. Also have some pain when doing testicular self exam. Can it be testicular cancer?

See your doctor: Usually, cancer does not present as pain, but infection or inflammation can. Either way, please see your doctor and get a complete examination, to possibly include urinary analysis and if appropriate, testicular ultrasound. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in perineum while sitting? Having chronic prostatitis? Is this alarming? Cancer? or still bacterial prostate?

Burning sensation in perineum while sitting? Having chronic prostatitis? Is this alarming? Cancer? or still bacterial prostate?

Too young for Cancer: Prostate Cancer does not occur under 30 years of age. So you can relax and get that out of your mind. You need a good medical doctor(internal medicine specialist ) to help you take care of your prostate problems. ...Read more

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Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...Read more

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How common is bowel cancer in a 16 year old? I sometimes get sudden pains around the anal/"gooch" area? I get health anxiety

How common is bowel cancer in a 16 year old? I sometimes get sudden pains around the anal/"gooch" area? I get health anxiety

Not common at all.: Bowel cancer would be extremely unlikely in a 16 year old. The symptoms also don't point to that diagnosis. There are other minor causes which are possible. Please see your doctor to be examined and let you know if there's anything wrong. Try not to worry meanwhile. ...Read more

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What is the function of "perineum"?

What is the function of "perineum"?

General term: The perineum refers to the vaginal area and surrounding structures. The "function" of the perineum could be described as the supporting structures of the vaginal area. ...Read more

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Can cancer be cured?

Complicated Answer: Cancer is just an umbrella where more than 100 different cancers fall under. Each is diagnosed and treated differently. Prognosis is dependent on type of cancer and in stage at time of diagnosis for other cancers. Some can be cured ei: testicular cancer others you can't ei: cll. ...Read more

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How to avoid cancer?

How to avoid cancer?

Healthy lifestyle : Sorry, you can't completely avoid cancer, but ACS data suggest that 50-60% of cancer deaths can be prevented by not using tobacco products (of any kind), eating well, exercising, and overall living a healthy lifestyle. Also, make sure you get the screening tests appropriate for your age and risk. Talk to your doc about this. I wish you a long, healthy life. ...Read more

Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more