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Treatment Of Spleen Tenderness
Can abdom. Pain, enlarged spleen, low WBC and platelets and swelling near the spine be early symptoms of cancer or some prob. Of the pancreas?
Patient with hodgkin lymphoma after course of treatment develope ankle swelling what is the cause??
Possibilities: A few possibilities are there. The most common cause is fluid retention due to steroids used with chemotherapy. Another possibilities is due to the too much fluid given sometimes with chemotherapy. Last less likely possibility is heart failure induced by chemotherapy, which usually happens after multiple courses but it can happen anytime.. ...Read more
Not usually if smafl: Spleen cysts usually don't cause any problems at all. However, if they become very large they may cause discomfort, especially around the bottom of the rib cage. Large cysts may push on the stomach causing a feeling of fullness, decreased appetite, and occasionally nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Tumor Sxs: Symptoms (Sxs) of an abdominal tumor are usually absent unless the tumor grows greatly in size. An abdominal tumor in the upper abdomen and deep to a rib would be unusual unless the patient had bulky disease (for example due to a primary liver tumor) . A key issue here is the physical exam and if any question then imaging (radiology) studies to rule out the presence of a tumor. ...Read more
With history of intense health anxiety, recent parasite infection and recent flagyl treatment what's the chances of dull localised pain being appendix?
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Results of PET Scan "initial staging of lymphoma" and "extensive adenophy in the neck, chest and abdomen" how serious is this?
Acute onset of sever pain in the abdomen...elevated liver enzyes...mild symptoms of joundice...normal abdominal sonar...
Bleeding and pain: Ruptured or fractured spleen is usually from an accident, trauma, or injury. It can cause internal bleeding and left upper abdominal pain. Lab tests and likely a ct scan will make the diagnosis. Some lesser splenic injuries will heal on their own, and a major spleen injury would need surgery to remove the spleen. ...Read more
Few: After a cholecystectomy, some people initially have a hard time digesting fatty foods, but most have no noticeable effects on digestion, other than absence of the right upper quadrant pain they used to get. After splenectomy you are prone to a couple of specific infections, so it is important to be immunized (pneumovax, h. Influenzae b, meningococcal). ...Read more
Injury can be trivia: Or serious. If you haven't had surgery yet, you probably fall into former category. Left upper quadrant pain with radiation to shoulder tip, palpable mass or abdominal distention, and anemia symptoms such as lightheadedness are typical symptoms, but you need an imaging test to confirm. See a doctor if you have any symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more
A women of 95 year having alp raised associated with the loss of weight and apeptite nd has generalized edema, what is the cause of these signs?
Presence: The presence of any nodule is of concern specially if not calcified specially in a smoker or someone that quit smoking within the last 10 years, a nodule that grows within 3 months. 5year survival for stage1non small cell lung cancer surgical resection is about 70%, for stage2nsclc about 30-35%. Stage 2 mass greater than 3cm or less than 3cm with metastasis to regional lymph node.Lowdosect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
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