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What Does Getting Hepatoblastoma Mean In The Long Run
Fight for survival: Hepatoblastoma-most common cancerous liver tumor affecting children from infancy to about 5 years of age. As with any cancer, prognosis and long-term survival vary greatly from child to child.Prompt medical attention, aggressive therapy are important for the best prognosis.Continuous follow-up care is very important because side effects of radiation/chemo may occur, as well as second malignancies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Worse next time: There are 4 serotypes (varieties) of dengue virus. Most people recover uneventfully. Rarely, some have internal oozing which can be very serious. Oddly enough, if you have been infected with one variety in the past, you are more likely to have a severe reaction to another dengue serotype infection in the future. Prevention is essential: wear insect repellent during the day. ...Read more
Depends: Witout knowing more about the fracture, long term consequences cannot be predicted. Some elbow fractures will heal and after rehab will have no long-rem problems. Others, especially those with significant joint damage cause loss of motion and possible post-traumatic arthrosis. You should did the fracture with your physician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See below;: Monocytes - How high? Slight elevation is not meaningful. You should discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. Pneumonia- It depends on the cause of pneumonia, underlying lung disease, immune status and treatment given. Under favorable circumstances a person should recover in less than a week. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Confined cancer,,: Cancer"in situ" is cancer that's confined to an area like the skin or the colon and it hasn't broken through the membrane that's containing it. That means it can be fully removed without any left behind. So if it's treated at this stage, it can be cured. It's wise to do check ups in case there's recurrence but that particular cancer would be cured, so get treated while a cure is possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the long term affects of having the prostate removed? Is it true that errection does come back?
Depends on operation: Prostate glands are usually removed for malignancy but occasionally for extreme enlargement from benign prostatic hypertrophy. Serious long term side effects can be incontinence or erectile dysfunction. Both can be temporary or permanent. Anyone needing a prostatectomy should chose his surgeon very carefully making certain that they have excellent training and superb outcomes. ...Read more
See below: You may consult this site for information in this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cirrhosis/home/ovc-20187218 ...Read more
What does it mean when the CA19-9 level goes back to the normal range when someone has pancreatic cancer? Is this a sign of remission?
Well....: If it was elevated before surgery and now is normal, I would say it is a very good thing BUT, that as of itself does not mean it is in remission or that it will stay that way. Cancer can exist in microscopic form and often there is no way to know for sure, be it with labs or even with scans. Such patient will need long term follow up and maybe even consider post operative therapy. Best 2U! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is normal: I agree with dr morrison thin people without much body fat hand veins show more & also as we age our normal hand veins show more as skin thins. They dont need to be treated but they can be treated or closed with sclerotherapy if they are a cosmetic concern, it usually takes 2-4 sessions for cosmetic results. See a phlebologist, a vein specialist who does many of these treatments. www.phlebology.org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need detail: There are dozens of types of chemo. All with differing side effects and mechanism and duration relative to elimination. ...Read more
IS there a certain pre workout that is healthier then most? Will it affect my health in the long run? I am 18 and look for something to give me a kick but not hurt my liver or kidneys in the long run
What happens in the last few stages of terminal lung cancer so i know what to expect please? She is on 24hr oxygen.
Unpredictable: Lungs may fail with shortness of breath and blue skin. Right side of heart may fail with shortness of breath and fluid overload. Bain metastasis may cause headache or coma. Infection may be sudden and cause padding in hours. Cherish each day. Discuss her wishes for the last days. I m glad you had one another. ...Read more
I am just curious about what are the first symptoms of lung cancer, how long does it take a smoker to get it and what is the average age of diagnosis?
Often asymptomatic.: This is often asymptomatic with about 5-15% detected from symptoms. Pesistent cough is the usual presenting sign, with hemoptysis, wheeze, dyspnea or difficulty breathing, depending on its site. Hoarseness, and respiratory failure can mean spread beyond the lungs. This occurs most at 55-65 years and since smoking is the most common cause, it likely takes from its start so don't start smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is chronic bronchitis?
What are the signs of this
what happens when this particular malfuntion starts in the body
what does it do tothe body?
The long term - cancer etc. But how does smoking effect how you feel in the present, or doesn't it at all?
Feeling high: Smoking makes you feel good at present because of the nicotine that is a stimulant to our body/brain but the hundreds of carcer-causing chemicals in that smoke that you inhale spread all over your body predisposing your organs and tissues to develop full blown cancer in the future. ...Read more
Heart attack: Typically some form of chest discomfort often accompanied by breathlessness,sweat,nausea,palpitations,a sense of impending doom ,anxiety,with radiation of discomfort to various areas in the SVC distribution;BUT some or all of these may or may not be present in the majority of presentations. A large minority up to 20=40% present with very atypical symptoms inc. painless ...Read more
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