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What is Rhabdomyolysis? Rhabdo

What is Rhabdomyolysis?

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Muscle breakdown: Breakdown of Muscle Tissue is Rhabdomyolysis. It may occur to people who overdose on Drugs or Alcohol and stay in the floor for a long time causing pressure and damage to their muscles ! It may also be caused by Medications and drug interactions between them. Like Lopid and Statins us together! The Muscle breakdown many times causes also acute kidney failure sometimes if severe requiring dialysis ...Read more

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What is pleomorphic rhabdo sarcoma?

What is pleomorphic rhabdo sarcoma?

Cancer, usually kids: Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare cancer that occurs primarily in kids and rarely in adults. Chemotherapy is given to all patients followed by surgery and/or radiation, depending on the specific case. If caught before it spreads, it can often be cured. ...Read more

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16 y/o. 2 Small lump inside tongue. No pain. Had 1 for years but a second has now appeared. don't smoke. Very scared its cancer. What else cold it be?

16 y/o. 2 Small lump inside tongue. No pain. Had 1 for years but a second has now appeared. don't smoke. Very scared its cancer. What else cold it be?

Few things: There are several benign lesions that can occur with the tongue. There are benign muscle tumors called Rhabdomyomas as one possibility. I do recommend you see your primary care provider, and possibly an ENT surgeon to discuss possibilities once they make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's stage 3 rhabdomyosarcoma cancer?

What's stage 3 rhabdomyosarcoma cancer?

Worrisome: Every type of cancer has its own system of staging to tell how far it has gotten. Talk with your physician; a stage 3 rhabdomyosarcoma might be more than 5 cm and/or be in a regional lymph node but not clearly spread farther. "rhabdos" tend to be aggressive and i wish you luck. ...Read more

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How fatal is kidney cancer (renal cancer)?

How fatal is kidney cancer (renal cancer)?

Depends on stage of: Disease. Early stage renal cancer has 5 year survival of about 70% and late stage has a 5 year survival of about 10%. See the site below for details. http://www.cancermonthly.com/cancer_basics/kidney.asp. ...Read more

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Everytime i lay on my left side to read, i develop a shadow in the center of my vision. Lasts for a few minutes. Only symptom.What would cause this?

Everytime i lay on my left side to read, i develop a shadow in the center of my vision. Lasts for a few minutes. Only symptom.What would cause this?

Floater?: It sounds as if you may have a floater. A shadow is created when light hits anything floating inside your eye. Floaters are most often benign, but can possibly be serious. You should have a complete eye exam from an eye md. ...Read more

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Is psoas muscle cancer?

Is psoas muscle cancer?

No: This muscle lets you kick your leg up at the hip. Everybody has one on each side. They're impressive on scans and someone may think they are a mass. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cold?

What are the symptoms of a cold?

SYMPTOMS OF COLD: If you mean what we call common cold.The symptoms can vary from just runny nose to sore throat, headache, low grade fever, to cough.It usually does not last for more then 5 to 7 days.If it lasts longer then that then it is more then a cold. ...Read more

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What is rhabdomyosarcoma?

Muscle cancer: "myo" means muscle, and "sarcoma" is a cancer that arises from a tissue like muscle, cartilage, or bone. This is an aggressive cancer, and it should be treated by surgeons and oncologists with experience in sarcomas. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy are usually all needed to treat these tumors. Try http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childrhabdomyosarcoma/patient. ...Read more

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What are some signs that I should be concerned about my baby's vision?

What are some signs that I should be concerned about my baby's vision?

Many, such as:: Lack of eye contact, "red eye" in flash photos is absent or unequal in 2 eyes, cross-eyes, deviated eyes (occasional cross-eyes is ok, all the time is not). ...Read more

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What causes papillary muscle dysfunction?

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What causes papillary muscle dysfunction?

Ischemia,: Abnormal mitral valves and lv dysfunction.

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Can ewing sarcoma cancer be fatal?

Can ewing sarcoma cancer be fatal?

Yes. It is a: Disease affecting young men, "always" under 30, teens most common, tending to arise in bones, and metastases to other bones and lung. When caught in the originating bone, usually with pain, or even fracture, before metastasis, it can be cured. Once metastatic, cure is not likely. Ergo, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Abdominal carcinamatosis from breast cancer metastasis?

Abdominal carcinamatosis from breast cancer metastasis?

Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then probably mets. If not, possible second primary (like ovary). Good luck. ...Read more

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What test diagnoses Crohn's disease?

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What test diagnoses Crohn's disease?

Biopsy: Confirmatory test is biopsy via upper GI endoscopy and/or colonoscopy. Crohn's usually presents with inflammatory changes and granulomas (areas of immune system consolidation) at the end of the small intestine (terminal ileum) but it can involve any part of the GI tract. ...Read more

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Can a benign kidney mass cause kidney stones?

Can a benign kidney mass cause kidney stones?

Yes and no: A benign kidney mass, the most common is called a simple cyst, does not cause kidney stones. Stasis of urine, diet and genetics cause stones. If there is calcium (or stones) within the mass then it may not be benign and a pre and post contrast ct or MRI is needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Is cardiac myopathy curable?

Is cardiac myopathy curable?

See Below: It certainly is treatable with excellent results but not likely to be cured depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Why should I get diagnostic testing if it is so risky?

Why should I get diagnostic testing if it is so risky?

Benefit vs. Risk: For any test or treatment, the benefit that would result must be weighed against the risk of the test or treatment. If the information obtained from the test will make a difference in your health and the risks are low, then you would do the test. If the information will not make any difference to your health or won't be used, then the risk is not worth it. ...Read more

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Are carcinoid tumors carcinoma? Is malignant metastatic stomach carcinoma that's hereditary a carcinoid cancer? carcinoid Neuroendocrine tumors?

Are carcinoid tumors carcinoma? Is malignant metastatic stomach carcinoma that's hereditary a carcinoid cancer? carcinoid Neuroendocrine tumors?

Complicated question: Carcinoids are carcinomas, usually more slow growing than adenocarcinomas. For information in this topic you may consult this link: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/carcinoid-tumors#1 ...Read more

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If your fasting test was 166 are you immediatly diagnosed or do you have to do another fasting test?

If your fasting test was 166 are you immediatly diagnosed or do you have to do another fasting test?

2 strike count: Down in the ball count but still swinging. You need: fasting sugar of 126 or more or A1c of 6.5 or more or 2 hour fasting glucose test of 200 or more. No high sugar symptoms? You need 2 abnormal tests. If you have 1 abnormal test and 1 normal different test, then you repeat the abnormal test on different day. High fasting sugar &, normal a1c, repeat high fasting sugar is 3rd strike. ...Read more

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Is kidney cancer lethal?

Is kidney cancer lethal?

Kidney cancer: By definition, any cancer is potentially lethal. When kidney cancer is detected in the earlier stages (before metastasis outside the kidney) it is often curable by surgery. Metastatic kidney cancer, however, has a very poor prognosis. ...Read more

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Are there tests for colorblindness?

Are there tests for colorblindness?

Yes: The tests for colorblindness are straightforward. All are based on the idea of having patients distinguish colored items or shapes from a background of a different color, which would be indistiguishable for a person with a specific color blindness. The simplest are printed sheets or cards, but many ophthalmolgists and the dmv often use computer based tests based on the same principle. ...Read more

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Is cardiac muscle striated?

Is cardiac muscle striated?

There are 3 types of: Muscle, skeletal-compose of our muscle mass attach to the skeleton; smooth-located in the walls of hollow visceral organs except the heart; cardiac or striated. In practice, the term is sometimes used to refer exclusively to cardiac when distinguishing it from smooth muscle. Other dictionaries called striated muscle to skeletal muscle. Good question! ...Read more

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My son has turned on me and started critiquing me even though he knows I am sensitive. Why does he do that?

My son has turned on me and started critiquing me even though he knows I am sensitive. Why does he do that?

Power play: Sounds like your son is into oppression. Some say motherhood is a form of oppression. He is taking advantage of your peaceful, nuturing and tolerant behavior. Time to take a stand and be strong and the Alpha mom! time to send him off to boarding school? (joke). ...Read more

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Could myoma cause leg and hip pain?

Could myoma cause leg and hip pain?

Possibly: They are of two types. The leiomyoma occurs in the skin or gut but the common form is the uterine fibroid. Rhabdomyomas are rare tumors of muscles, they occur in childhood and often become malignant assuming this is a uterine fibroid, if it were in the proper anatomic location it could cause vascular compromise, nerve compression, pelvic cramping or even a referred pain pattern. ...Read more

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Is ectopic hamartomatous thymoma a benign or malignant tumor?

Is ectopic hamartomatous thymoma a benign or malignant tumor?

Depends: A thymoma is a malignant tumor of the thymus, and the seriousness depends on details in the pathology report. An ectopic thymus and a hamartoma are both benign, but if the report says "thymoma" then it is probably malignant although not necessarily very serious if completely removed. Discuss with your surgeon! ...Read more

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What is anaplastic bladder tumor.?

What is anaplastic bladder tumor.?

Small cell type.: This is a rare form of bladder cancer which tends to spread to other parts of the body. This is composed of small/oat cells, and has a poor prognosis. ...Read more

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Is interstitial cystitis fatal?

Is interstitial cystitis fatal?

No: Can be very unpleasant and would only be fatal if subject committed suicide. ...Read more

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Specific symptoms of liver cancer lilke jaundice?

Specific symptoms of liver cancer lilke jaundice?

Many diff symptoms: There are many functions of the liver which can be affected depending on the type of liver cancer - the liver stores carbs and sugar, helps regulates acid balance, modifies proteins from food to allow the body to use it, secretes bile to digest fats, creates Albumin for the blood stream, creates blood clotting factors. Jaundice is blockage of bile, malnutrition and weight loss, easy bruising, pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur right side of ur body goes num ?

What does it mean when ur right side of ur body goes num ?

Stroke symptoms: If this has occurred suddenly and includes the whole half of your body (face, arm, +/- leg), it may be a sign of a stroke. You should go to an emergency room for a complete evaluation. Complicated migraines and some spine problems can also cause hemi-body or extremity numbness, but you should have a complete evaluation to distinguish among these possibilities. ...Read more

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Is myositis ossificans a rare disease?

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Is myositis ossificans a rare disease?

Not rare: Myositis ossificans can occur with any muscle injury that produces an inflammatory response. It often occurs and resolves without us knowing it. The more severe ones are associated with bigger injuries, so we follow them more closely. Since it is not harmful, we encourage stretching and rest to give it a chance to resolve or play its course. ...Read more

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With continuous exercise and proper nutrition to treat the daily threats of hypoglycaemia, is this condition curable not just a treatable daily chore?

With continuous exercise and proper nutrition to treat the daily threats of hypoglycaemia, is this condition curable not just a treatable daily chore?

Daily chore..: Sorry to say, but reactive hypoglycemia, which is typically what we experience, is not curable. Proper management includes smaller more frequent meals with as much as 35 grams of fiber for a woman/50 grams of fiber for a man divided evenly amongst the meals, with the intent of smoothening out the release of insulin from the pancreas throughout the day and night. ...Read more

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When we use treats to motivate children to eat healthily, what types of treats are appropriate?

When we use treats to motivate children to eat healthily, what types of treats are appropriate?

HEALTHY TREATS: Children are growing so they need all the nutrients such as fruits, veggies, protein, carbohydrates as treats with multivitamin suppliments. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cancer cause high liver enzymes?

Could  ovarian cancer cause high liver enzymes?

Many causes: High liver tests are not specific and warrant further evaluation. Ovarian cancer can cause abnormal liver tests if it has spread to the liver. ...Read more

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I have no history of medical problems, that means I don't have health insurance. How do I get on it? Because I wanna get treated

I have no history of medical problems, that means I don't have health insurance. How do I get on it? Because I wanna get treated

Question not clear: I am sorry. Your question is not clear. If you have no medical problems, then what do you "wanna get treated" for? If you just want to have health insurance just in case you get ill or injured, your best options are to get a job with health insurance, search the internet for various (high-rated) health plans. Your best policy will most likely be a high-deductible policy (cheapest, but covers big $. ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating bullying?

Are there official recommendations for treating bullying?

There Are None: This is a complex behavior & we must start by trying to understand where it is coming from. I presume you are talking about a child who is bullying another. I would want to know if that child is the subject of some mistreatment. Does s/he live in a chaotic household? Do his/her parents condone aggressive behaviors towards others? As w/many behavioral issues, we must strive to understand first. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for intracardiac tumor?

What is the treatment for intracardiac tumor?

Surgical: The common intracardiac tumor is atrial myxoma which is large when found and must be removed surgically, generally with an excellent result. Papillary elastrofibromas and rhabdomyomas may require no treatment, or may require surgery; get a full description of risks and benefits and give informed consent. ...Read more

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What are some holistic ways to cure a cold?

What are some holistic ways to cure a cold?

Pelargonium sidoides: Pelargonium sidoides, an herb native to south africa, has been proven to be a very effective treatment for colds. After 10 days 78.8% of those using this extract were clinically cured vs. 31.4% of those taking placebo. It shows even better results in acute sinusitis & bronchitis! it is widely available at health food store & even many pharmacies as "umcka." please see my comment for useful links:. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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