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"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I have a pituitary tumor & egd w/ chronic gastritis & multiple ulcers. Mom has zollinger Ellison sis had adrenal tumor. Could I have a pancreas tumor?
Yes: sounds like the family has Multiple Endocrine adenomas and you could also. So push for testing. Good luck! ...Read more
Gastric adenoma: These are quite rare and it's an interesting dilemma. How old are you? As gastric neoplasms are more common in certain populations, what is your ethnicity? Is it possible that there was a colonoscopy done at the same time with the polyp having originated in the colon? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph nods stomach pains lump on rib cage under right breast loose stools feeling of pressure top right stomach 22 year old ... Colon cancer?
Not always.: Although change in bowel habits is a strong indicator of colon cancer, it can signify other things as well, like irritable bowel syndrome, or gallbladder issue, i.e. Stones. Your'e young for colon cancer, and gallbladder issues. So it is likely that the source of this lies elsewhere, like your diet. You should see your doctor for tests like occult blood test, etc to be sure and for diet help. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the location in the head. 2 cm is significant size tumor. Your need immediate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Pains high right stomach making me sick and sickly gallbladder removed 2012, CT scan ultrasound bloods camera down throat all fine what could it be?
Many things: Have you seen a GI specialist? May need to go to a special university medical center for exams. Digestive dysfunction after gallbladder surgery, sphincter of oddi spasm, esophageal spasm from reflux, bile reflux gastritis, h. Pylori stomach infection, etc? Many possibilities to consider. ...Read more
Is the kras gene behind pancreatic cancer & mucinous borderline malignant tumors? My aunt died from pancreatic this yr & i had the mucus tumor-*stg 1a
Two different types: Your aunt had the garden variety pancreatic cancer, your own tumor was different and it has a much better prognosis than your aunt's cancer. Ras gene is often mutated in pancreatic cancer but, as of now, it has no impact on diagnosis or on treatment of pancreatic cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endoscopy normal, suspected mass constricting outer stomach, unable to eat, nausea, vomiting, now on tpn, pending eus.. Could it be cancer?
Cancer with unknown primary tumor. Enlarged lymphnodes under armpits. Tumor find in breastbone. Ok ct Scan of lungs, abdomen, breast. Lymphoma?
Need biopsy done: A biopsy of one of the axillary lymph nodes may provide some guidance about the primary source of this tumor. It could be breast Cancer which sometimes would not show on a Mammogram(it is called an Occult Primary). Without obtaining tissue for microscopic exam it is difficult to proceed further. Ask his oncologist to provide you some answers and an understanding of this problem. ...Read more
Belly pain for 1 year. cat scan and upper scope. showed inflammation in stomach. constipation also. ibs..but worried colon cancer?
Very small chance...: ...Given that you're 34 years old, but nothing's impossible. You may want to review the many healthtap answers regarding causes & cures for lower abdominal discomfort, but your best reassurance will come from your doctor after further appropriate exam & tests prove unremarkable. Be well--. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx'd w/ ovarian solid tumor 4cm history of colonic inertia now constipation is worse and severe rectal pain tumor on rt and painful across the low abdomen?
Can gallbladder cause headache. Headache above eyes forehead top of head.Not terrible.Just really nagging...Upper backache, nausea, 33% hida scan..
GALL BLADDER: This is a storage vessel for the bile and if infected or blocked can cause many symptoms, most of which cause pain in the right upper abdomen. The sxs you explain are commonly associated with sinus issues and a hida scan is very non-specific except with the extreme findings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Colon cancer in 17 year old ? Symptoms: change in bowel habit tight stomach not bloated constipated soft abdominal lump below ribcage gurgling stomach
Unlikely...: The average age of a colon cancer diagnosis is around age 70. Highly unlikely in a 17 year old. Symptoms described are most likely functional and related to food intolerance and/or gas. Alarm symptoms for a more serious diagnosis might include rectal bleeding, unexplained weight loss, or night sweats. See you physician if symptoms don't improve. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Haven't had solid bowl movement more then 8 months pain & feel mass upper abdomen weight gain dad has colon cancer & aunt has stomach cancer worried?
Lots of issues...: You're describing many systemic concerns, but its impossible to tell here if your symptoms are all due to organic/metabolic disease or even related. Granted, your family history is notable, ; may indicate lynch syndrome. A thorough history ; physical with some simple investigatory lab studies ; x-rays would be a great place to start in getting the answers, reassurance ;/or treatment you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer cell spread: The stage of stomach cancer depends on how far cancer cells have spread or invaded. This can be stages 0, i, ii, iii, or iv. Stage 0 is very early disease that has not spread. Stage i is minimal or local invasion. Stages ii and iii are more invasive. Stage IV is metastatic or has spread to tissues, lymph nodes, or other organs further from the original tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cat scan shows partial collapsed stomach and early fatty liver. Horrible left upper abd pain????
Not related: Liver is usually on the right side. See doctor again ...Read more
Male, age 60; Symptoms: right flank pain + bloated abdomen CT abdomen says 1.3cm Hypervascular lesion on pancreas tail. More tests next week?
F/U with your Doctor: This problem (a lesion on your pancreas) needs to be addressed in the office by a knowledgeable Dr. Their are too many possible issues for the internet to be the proper forum to resolve this issue. The lesion on the pancreas might not have anything to do with your bloated abdomen (or it could). Place your care in the hands of a physician you trust. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer