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What is the common initial sign of adenocarcinoma of the kidney?

What is the common initial sign of adenocarcinoma of the kidney?

Usually bleeding in: Blood in the urine is common if there is a cancer in the kidney. Sometimes it will cause pain in the flank or in the back. A simple urinalysis can often reveal blood cells which is a common tip off. To get further testing done. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"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


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Is inflammation a symptom of cancer of the breast?

Is inflammation a symptom of cancer of the breast?

Sometimes: There is an aggressive form of breast cancer that can present like an infection. There is usually not a mass and the infection does not resolve with antibiotics. Breast infections are very common in women who are breastfeeding. I recommend being evaluated by your physician and getting breast imaging. ...Read more

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What is the most common symptom of lung camcer?

What is the most common symptom of lung camcer?

Lung cancer: Chest pain,a cough that doesn't get better,blood in phlegm,wheezing and feeling breathless when doing any activity. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of meningioma in a baby?

What is the main cause of meningioma in a baby?

Tumor growth: These are tumors that arise from the lining outside the brain. They are almost always benign although some studies say up to 10% can become malignant. They start early and grow- some a little, some a lot. They are found frequently in older people without needing any treatment. Your baby may have one but unless it is large, watching it is best. ...Read more

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Is fatigue a symptom of angiodysplasia of the colon?

Is fatigue a symptom of angiodysplasia of the colon?

Unlikely : Only if you have been bleeding from it and a) have a low blood count or b) are iron deficient. Both require a blood test for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a floppy growth from the mouth of the metus?

What is the cause of a floppy growth from the mouth of the metus?

Vague Question: The question was pretty vague, not clearly stated, and in my opinion, didn't show much sense. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

Pain w deep breaths: Also called "pleurisy" it can cause cough and usually localized chest pain with coughing or deep breathing. It usually feels a lot better if you take an anti inflammatory. These symptoms can be similar with bronchitis or pneumonia, so if you are feeling ill and aren't sure what you have, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of infection of the retroauricular gland?

What is the cause of infection of the retroauricular gland?

Lymphadenitis: By retroauricular gland i suspect you mean the lymph nodes behind the ear. These can enlarge and manifest pain and swelling due to inflammation in the areas from which they get lymphatic drainage. They are attempting to contain infection, tumor, or any other agent creating the inflammation. Very non-specific. ...Read more

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What is the most obvious symptom of brain cancer?

What is the most obvious symptom of brain cancer?

Different.: Many different symptoms, not really any single obvious symptoms as many different brain conditions can cause the same symptoms. To give you an example, brain cancer can give you signs/symptoms of a stroke, a brain infection, or even a parasite. A good work to describe the types of symptoms is the word neurological. Headaches, seizures, hemiparesis are symptoms that may be seen. ...Read more

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Please describe the most common tumor of the spinal cord?

Metastatic: Primary tumors of the spinal cord are uncommon. Spinal cord is affected more frequently by tumors metastatic to the spine. ...Read more

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What's the most common tumor of the spinal cord?

What's the most common tumor of the spinal cord?

Metastatic tumors: By incidence, the most common tumors that affect the spinal cord (sc) are metastatic (55%; from lung, breast, prostate or lymphoma). Looking at the sc from superficial to deep, the next layer affected are tumors within the dural sac but out of the sc (40%). These include schwannomas and meningiomas. Last layer are tumor within the sc (about 5%), which include astrocytomas and ependymomas. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of ulcer in general?

What is the symptom of ulcer in general?

Upper abdominal pain: Epigastric pain is the most common symptom of both gastric and duodenal ulcers. It is characterized by a gnawing or burning sensation and occurs after meals—classically, shortly after meals with gastric ulcer and 2-3 hours afterward with duodenal ulcer. Food or antacids relieve the pain of duodenal ulcers but provide minimal relief of gastric ulcer pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of atrophy of the breast?

What is the cause of atrophy of the breast?

Many: hormones/weigh: There are many causes or breast atrophy but the two primary causes or hormone changes or weight loss. This is most common with cessation of lactation. Atrophy can be caused by implants as well. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of a brain aneurysm?

What is the most common cause of a brain aneurysm?

Cause unknown: The vast majority of intracranial aneurysms occur sporadically and the cause is unknown. It is likely that there is a genetic predisposition of certain people that have a weakness in the construction of the arterial wall that overtime bulges out and forms an aneurysm. ...Read more

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What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

Not sure: what it looks like but could be thrush especially if you have been on broad spectrum antibiotics. Have your PCP examine and if confirmed is usually easy to treat, Would also start a good probiotic such as Align or Florastor ...Read more

Larynx (Definition)

The larynx is the organ that houses the vocal cords. This provides speech, and protects the airway from aspirating food. There are other functions also, such as allowing increased pressure for weight lifting by partially closing ...Read more