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What are the symptoms of carcinoid tumors I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of carcinoid tumors I should be looking for?

Carcinoid tumor: Carcinoid tumors can be found in several places in the intestines. They do not cause symptoms unless the liver is affected. Carcinoid syndrome can be associated with flushing, increase in blood pressure, irregular heart beat, etc. If a carcinoid is located with a bowel lumen it can cause blockage. Carcinoids can spread directly to other areas. Usually not by blood stream. ...Read more

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Carcinoid (Definition)

Carcinoid refers to neuroendocrine tumors originating in gastrointestinal (GI) tract, lungs and appendix. They are usually indolent developing over many years. Aggressive, fast-growing forms such SCLC known as Oat Cell Ca of lung represents neuroendocrine carcinoma that exhibits rapid growth and early spread to distant sites. They are sensitive ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

Myocarditis: When severe myocarditis leads to hear failure. Symptoms may consist of shortness of breath at rest, with activities or the inability to lay flat (depending on the severity). You may also feel that your heart beats are fast or irregular. Often the symptoms resolve with treatment, but patients can develop long-term heart failure that may require heart transplant. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

Headache: Symptoms of a brain aneurysm include severe headache, neck stiffness, confusion, altered vision, and light sensitivity. If you have any of these symptoms, you should see a physician immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

Redness and Discharg: Conjunctivitis can be due to many causes: bacterial, viral, allergic, chemical, etc. The most common in probably bacterial and causes redness, mucus discharge and sometimes foreign body feeling or frank pain. Sometimes there is associated blurred vision from the mucus discharge. Bacterial conjunctivitis will frequently cause enlarge a painful lymph node just in front of the ear on that side. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

Dehydration: First, i would question the diagnosis - most healthy travelers do not get cholera due to their healthy stomach acidity defense. However, if you have choleral you can expect profuse, watery diarrhea. Treatment is aggressive hydration! using an electrolyte / rehydration salt solution can be lifesaving! ors (oral rehydration salt) packets can be purchased or made with (safe) water, sugar, & salt. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

NO SYMPTOMS/PAIN/HEA: Unruptured aneurysm may have no symptoms, if large it may press on the brain and cause pain behind the eyes, double vision, weakness on one side of face, drooping eye lid&dilated pupil leaking aneurysm may cause sudden severe headache.And ruptured aneurysm causes extremely severe headache, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, seizures, confusion, stiff neck, ptosis, and loss of consciousness rx is surgical clip. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

Dr. Morris Wessel: An infant with colic as "one who, otherwise healthy and well-fed, had paroxysms of irritability, fussing, or crying lasting for a total of three hours a day and occurring on more than three days in any one week for a period of three weeks. Do not overfeed avoid juices the baby try walking the baby some babies seem to be soothed by rhythmic, steady movements, like rocking gently or by sounds.Tlc. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of stomach endometriosis? What are the procedures for it to be removed?

What are some symptoms of stomach endometriosis? What are the procedures for it to be removed?

Painful periods: The mian symptoms of endometriosis is painful periods. It is usually treated first with medications such as birth control and antiinflammatory medications. Surgery can be done to burn off the visible endometriosis ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some symptoms of a bowel obstruction and what would they do for treatment?

I was wondering what are some symptoms of a bowel obstruction and what would they do for treatment?

Bowel obstruction: Mainly these include abdominal pain , distention (swelling), nausea, vomiting treatment varies and can either include nasogastric decompression and hydration to surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

None if Lucky: Not sure what you mean by detox, but if you mean opioid maintenance, the symptoms should be minimal.If you mean detox as in completely gradually getting off any opioids such as heroin, oxycondone, morphine, or hydrocodone, symptoms could be severe anxiety, heart racing, sweating, tearing of the eyes, runny nose, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Getting off Methadone can take quite a while, . ...Read more

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Can I ask? What are the possible symptoms if you are diagnose in leukemia?

Can I ask? What are the possible symptoms if you are diagnose in leukemia?

Depends: On the type of leukemia Acute leukemia patients present quite sick with bleeding brushing , fatigue and fever. Most of them end up in the ER Chronic leukemia in general routine blood work. Patients may not have any symptoms ...Read more

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What are the signs of a bladder infection in women and what should be done about it?

What are the signs of a bladder infection in women and what should be done about it?

"Frequency"the movie: Urinary tract or bladder infections usually start with frequency, burning on urination, and pain. It would be difficult to sit through a 2 hour movie and the director(md) needs to treat it with antibiotics, many women don't have any symptoms yet have bacteria in their urine, so have the md do a "snapshot"(urine culture and sensitivity lab test) to be certain. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a cancer tumor?

What are signs and symptoms of a cancer tumor?

Numerous: By definition a cancer is a growing lesion that has the potential to metastasize and has achieved immortality thru the production of telomerase. As such and depending on the structure involved a mass can be noted and symptoms such as obstruction, hemorrhage, pain and jaundice can be a result of the lesion. Weight loss and anorexia frequently follow. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of testicular cancer? What symtoms would be consistent with having testicular cancer?

What are the symptoms of testicular cancer? What symtoms would be consistent with having testicular cancer?

Testes cancer: Usually a mass in your testicle. If you feel a mass in your testes you should be checked by a doctor and they may order an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a lung nodule and are they malignant?

What are the symptoms of a lung nodule and are they malignant?

No symptoms: Lung nodules have no symptoms, unfortunately. Most of the time, they are benign things like scars, but sometimes they can be early cancers. If you have a nodule found on a cat scan, they need to be followed to make sure they don't grow or change over time. This is especially true if you have risk factors for cancer such as smoking or radiation exposure. ...Read more

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If you are looking for recurrence of brain cancer metastatic from breast, should contrast be used and if so why?

If you are looking for recurrence of brain cancer metastatic from breast, should contrast be used and if so why?

Yes: An MRI brain with and without contrast is the ideal study. Basically the tumors will be detailed better when contrast is used. If there is a contraindication to contrast (e.g. Kidney disease), then I would forego using contrast. ...Read more