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What is the cause/treatment of inflammation of abdominal lymph nodes and gallbladder colic?

What is the cause/treatment of inflammation of abdominal lymph nodes and gallbladder colic?

ABDOMINAL PAIN: Gb colic is caused by stone while the abdominal lymphadenitis occurs in any kind of infection like strep tonsillitis or acute abdomen. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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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?

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?

Yes they may or not: You need to consult a hematologist or oncologist. Enlargement of spleen can be due to chronic blood disorders or it can be due to blood cancer. So you need to have an evaluation by a blood cancer specialist to sort out what is causing you all of this problem. ...Read more

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Patient with hodgkin lymphoma after course of treatment develope ankle swelling what is the cause??

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

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Is nausea and vomiting symtom of cyst on the spleen along with pain below the rib.?

Is nausea and vomiting  symtom of cyst on the spleen along with pain  below the rib.?

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

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What are the symptoms of an abdominal tumor under rib ?

What are the symptoms of an abdominal tumor under rib ?

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

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Cure of enlargement of spleen?

First we need to: Know why the spleen is enlarged. Then treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of enlarged lymphnodes in abdomen and groin ?

What is the treatment of enlarged lymphnodes in abdomen and groin ?

It depends: Enlarged lymph nodes can be due to several different diseases. The treatment is tailored according tothe cause. In other terms, we need to understand why they are enlarged to advise about the treatment. ...Read more

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Treatment for low-grade malt lympoma of the conjunctiva of lower eyelid?

Treatment for low-grade malt lympoma of the conjunctiva of lower eyelid?

Radiotherapy : Limited stage extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma of the ocular adnexa is usually treated with radiotherapy. The response rate and duration of remission are excellent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with spleen injury?

What are the symptoms associated with spleen injury?

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

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What are the side effects of gallbladder and spleen removal ?

What are the side effects of gallbladder and spleen removal ?

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

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What are the symptoms of a spleen injury?

What are the symptoms of a spleen injury?

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 more

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What are the causes of inflamed abdominal lymph nodes?

What are the causes of inflamed abdominal lymph nodes?

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

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Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Can be: More commonly these would be symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver. Primary or metastatic tumor in the liver can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the typical sequence of treatment with swollen lymph nodes and high wbc?

What is the typical sequence of treatment with swollen lymph nodes and high wbc?

Depends on cause...: This could be due to an infection, or it could be do to a cancer (leukemia or lymphoma). Further testing can be performed to determine the cause. Once this is known, treatment can then be appropriately planned. ...Read more

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What size nodules of the lung are a cause of urgent concern? Ie; giving indication of cancer

What size nodules of the lung are a cause of urgent concern? Ie; giving indication of cancer

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 more

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Found 2 of the pelvic lymph nodes are enlarged, what is the next treatment?

Found 2 of the pelvic lymph nodes are enlarged, what is the next treatment?

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