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Types Of Foot Cancer
I have chronic hypertension & a family history of 3 types of cancer. I have a lot of brown spots on my feet is this a health issue
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Specialist: Either musculoskeletal oncologist or a dermatologist with oncology training..... ...Read more
See below: Yes, can spread to the bones in foot but not common. ...Read more
RARE...: While anything is possible, warts rarely undergo malignant transformation. Still, it's best to have them treated early. ...Read more
While not common: Warts can transform to a malignant form known as epithilioma cunniculotum. Best think to do would be to get rid of the warts that you have so that they won't transform. You can always have a piece biopsiednbeforensestroying. ...Read more
Random black/ dark brown spot under foot? Just appeared out of no where, can it be cancer, I'm 22 years old?
Have it evaluated: I would have it evaluated by a podiatrist and if they think it looks suspicious, then it can be biopsied. ...Read more
I have lights energy saving bulb in the top of my wall in the middle is it safe if I sit away 3 feet so that I don't get cancer?
Have ceiling fans with lights energy saving bulb is it safe if I sit away 3 feet so that I don't get cancer?
29/f. Out of no where I have a thick wad on the top of my foot. It is from the inside. And a little red. Cancer? What cancers spread to foot?
Yes: But it would be rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more
Dry moles: I don't understand this type of definition. It's not a medical term and I think you would need to ask your doc to give you a diagnosis and perhaps the explanation of it. ...Read more
My upper back only hurts when im on my feet. When I am sitting or laying no pain. Could it still be cancer? My blood work is good.
More Information: Information like a description of the pain, the duration of the pain, the intensity of the pain, the course (getting better or worse), any effective or non-effective treatments, and aggravations such as standing. While the diagnosis of cancer is unlikely it is a possibility. A radiograph of the upper spine may assist in this diagnosis or more likely some type of arthritis (back joints). ...Read more
I think I have an inflamed tendon in my right foot, what are the symptoms and causes? Can colloidal silver help in treating cancer, what are its uses?
Pain: Inflammation of a tendon can cause pain, swelling. Colloidal silver is often used in external applications to prevent wound infection. Internal ingestion of colloidal silver does not have much scientific evidence supporting use. Excessive use can lead to permanent bluish discoloration of the skin. So use only with the direction of your physician. ...Read more
I am 39yrs old w/ osteoporosis due ovarian cancer when I was 27. I am 127lbs/5'2 want to join the gym & need to know what to do. Also, have a bad foot?
Unlikely: Osteosarcomas or Ewing's sarcoma or even synovial sarcomas are rare diseases. There are genetic predispositions to these diseases, but the bone sarcomas commonly occur around the knee or the shoulder, but it doesn't have to be. I'd see a physician if this is giving you pain or other symptoms. ...Read more
It depends on your m: A great deal depends on your medical situation. So your oncologist can guide you. There are ways to reduce or get rid of fluid collections anywhere in the body. This may be possible with diuretics, better nutrition(you need adequate amount of proteins in your blood) and sometimes by managing the cause of the fluid accummulation which can be compression caused by the tumors. ...Read more
Can a 23yo female get primary bone cancer on the side of her foot no history of cancer in family?
Rare occurrence: Anyone can get bone cancer. Foot tumors are generally rare no matter what age of patient and family history. Primary bone cancer is not caused by a faulty gene that can be passed down through families. But people who have particular rare genetic syndromes have higher risk of some types of bone cancer than other people. Tumor type usually depends on age of patient. There are always exceptions. ...Read more
Should I go in for colon removal surgery next week had a foot of it removed last year due to cancer it's back now?
Difficult question: It sounds like you are already scheduled for surgery next week. I suspect and hope you have had appropriate follow up with your gastroenterologist, surgeon and surgical oncologist. Hopefully you have had the opportunity to have all questions answered but if not talk to the doctors who are familiar with your history and get their opinions. ...Read more