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Symptoms Of Yolk Sac Tumor
Short answer is Yes: This assumes that the patient underwent a fertility sparing surgery followed by 3-4 cycles of bep chemotherapy and the patient is relatively young. Studies looking at women with such treatment approach may have upto 75% probability of having a child, the average age is around 22-23 years of age. Discussing the details with your gynecologist or gyneoncologist may provide further details. ...Read more
"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
Does 2xbep chemo is enough for non-seminoma (embrional with yolk sac tumor) with clear scan, little elevated bhcg (25) and normal AFP or should 3xbep?
It depends: It depends on the total number of bep cycles already given. Most patients are treated with a total of 3(low risk patients) or 4 cycles of bep for high risk(bulky disease). The general rule if to use 2 more cycles after achieving a complete response(cr). ...Read more
Yes, see below: Embryonal carcinoma is a rare but aggressive testicular tumor. It may be in the pure form or with mixed germ cell component, including yolk sac tumor when it has elevated AFP level. It can invade the surrounding lining of the testicle, invade the spermatic cord, spread to the regional lymph nodes, spread to other lymph nodes, to the lungs or other organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vag scan meas. me at 5w5d. Yolk sac 5.7mm no hb. 2 days later , another vag scan new tech. and I was 6w2d, yolk sac 7mm with 100 bpm. Yolk sac big?
Borderline.: The upper limit of Yolk Sac size is generally considered to be 5-6 mm. There may be increased risk of spontaneous abortions in patients with larger yolk sac. Enough patients have good outcomes with large yolk sac, so that you should disregard size. Be healthy, eat well, rest and avoid ingesting toxins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, that's possible: Yes, the ultrasound may be correct, as many women do not ovulate at precisely day 14. You see big changes pretty rapidly in an embryo that young. Of course clinical correlation with your blood HCG levels, symptoms of pregnancy and timing of intercourse need to be considered. If you have no vaginal spotting or bleeding and if you have symptoms of pregnancy that's a good sign. Recheck in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Was told i was 7w5d, could see yolk sac but no embryo? Could it be a miscalculation or should I worry?
Hard to say: Without being there or seeing the scan. If you had a vaginal ultrasound it would be quite unusual to not see a fetal pole at 7+ weeks. With an abdominal ultrasound (thorough the belly) i'm not surprised at all: they arent terribly good for first trimester. Check with your OB and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, some help please?
On march 31 i had first us at 6weeks 7days, the doc. Saw a sac but no yolk sac, i didnt believe him so i went to a different
Went for u/s at 7 weeks yesterday and found the gestational and yolk sac but could not detect a heartbeat and hence have a u/s a week later is it okay?
probably: You may be "off" on your gestational dates. If you have not had any spotting the next ultrasound should be ok. ...Read more
Yes: You'd better see a GS at all times because the baby is always inside the GS. the yolk sac will go away sometime between the 9th and 14th week. Good wishes. ...Read more
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