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Mom, 78 had larynx tumor stage 3-4 in 2013. Chemo and rad completed Aug 2013. Started smoking again and refused follow up. Now vomiting all the time. ?

Mom, 78 had larynx tumor stage 3-4 in 2013. Chemo and rad completed Aug 2013. Started smoking again and refused follow up. Now vomiting all the time. ?

Check with MD : She needs to get checked ASAP. The vomiting might or not be related to her cancer. She first of all needs hydration but if vomiting persisted then she needs to see her doctor and get careful evaluation including blood work and imaging tests to make sure it is not related to cancer coming back. ...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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What are the common symptoms of brain tumors?

What are the common symptoms of brain tumors?

Many: The symptoms are related to where in the brain the tumor lies and can include motor and sensory changes, cognition changes and seizures. But all of these can be related to other causes and should be diagnosed and treated by physicians familiar with these problems. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in a tumor?

What symptoms are common in a tumor?

Depends: A tumor is just a fancy way to say "lump". There are benign and malignant (cancerous) tumors and the symptoms they cause depend on the location and the particular organ affected. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of a frontal lobe tumor?

What are common symptoms of a frontal lobe tumor?

Personality changes: The frontal lobe is known to give us our personality traits. In the case of a tumor any disruption in this area of the brain changes in the person's behavior and personality may be seen. However this largely depends on the size and specific area and also the resulting destruction of the brain by that tumor. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of brain tumors in children?

What are the common symptoms of brain tumors in children?

Several: Vidual disturbance, headache, gait abnormslity, clumsiness, failure to meet milestones or regressio, alot depending on type and location. ...Read more

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What are common brain tumor symptoms?

Complex issue: Tumors of the brain can be benign, malignant, malignant by position, or chronic and stable. Brain tumors can be silent or present as seizures or can abruptly produce coma and death. Primary brain tumors depend on cells of origin and location as to how they show symptoms. Secondary brain tumors may come from a primary tumor elsewhere in the body and spread broadly all through the brain. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of a brain tumor?

What are common symptoms of a brain tumor?

Varied...: Some of the more common symptoms include headache, nausea, new seizures, balance issues (ataxia) and changes in vision. Personality changes, anger, confusion, and changes in speech can also occur. When a patient is examined by a doctor, a thorough neurological exam can find cranial nerve palsies, weakness, and defects in sensation. ...Read more

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How common are brain tumors in a 23yo female only syptom is mild headache?

How common are brain tumors in a 23yo female only syptom is mild headache?

Headache: For headache, we consider location, is it there when you wake? or during the day? associated with avoidance of light noise? nausea, vomiting? blurred vision? Poor sleep, allergies, sinusitis, migraines, food intolerance are more common causes of headaches. Also lyme disease and sub clinical herpes type I, rarely autoimmune disease. If everything negative we do MRI, tumor is rare. ...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