Doctor insights on:
What Fluid In Lungs Or Stomach Means With Ovarian Cancer
Several ways: There are several causes of ascites in the setting of liver cancer and what is most likely can depend on which cancer. In the U.S. its usually portal hypertension from underlying liver disease like cirrhosis. Also common is cancer spread to the peritoneal lining. Finally, liver failure from extensive cancer spread and/or underlying cirrhosis is a cause - . Several other ways - too complex for 400 characters. ...Read more
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
Hi mom has ovarian carcinoma with pertonial carcinomatosis and there are effusion in belvis abdomin and around lung . So what is the stage of cance?
Need more surgy info: The cancer is at least Stage IIIA1, but may be Stage IV depending on analysis of the effusion around the lung. See https://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovarian-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/staging.html. To stage the cancer, samples of tissues are taken from different parts of the pelvis & abdomen & examined under the microscope. But this cancer is widespread, so surgical staging may not be possible ...Read more
Not directly: Fluid in the lungs may be related to fluid overload if the kidneys are not functioning, may be related to coincidental heart disease, or may be related to inflammation in the lung, from pneumonia or blood clot. Kidney cancer may be associated with an increased risk of blood clot which could break off and travel to the lung. If there is shortness of breath or pain in the chest, see md immediately. ...Read more
Not always the case: Ovarian cancer can cause inflammation which can result in fluid accumulation in the space surrounding the intestinal tract called the peritoneum. Some types of ovarian cancer make mucous which can also fill this space. Both situations cause fluid accumulation, weight gain and bloating. However, ovarian cancer may not cause these symptoms which is why regular checkups are important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stage 4 ovarian cancer now has a fluid mass between stomach and liver does this mean it has spread to liver?
Usually none: Thyroid cancers can spread to lymph nodes in the neck, lungs, or bones. It can spread to other areas but it's rare for it to spread to the kidneys. When it spreads to the lungs, it does not usually cause symptoms until late in the course of the disease. If you have concerns, please talk to your thyroid surgeon or endocrinologist. ...Read more
Fluid within the endometrium which does not appear to be thickened in postmenopausal woman with sudden period. No uterine or ovarian mass.
Can a 3 cm rounded mass like opacity in the perihilar region be some kind of pneumonia? Does it have to mean cancer?
What is the survival rate of someone with stage 4 stomach cancer that spread to multiple lymph nodes and organs surrounding the stomach?
Unknown: This is an impossible question to answer for an individual. Clearly, it is less for someone with the above findings than it is for someone who doesn't have all of the above. When we look at 5-yr survival rates for a given cancer, that is the average survival of thousands of people with the disease. Every individual has other factors to consider. Even then, prediction is faulty. ...Read more
After being in hospital having a plurel effusion, doe to fluid in 1 lung and heart area, what would cause different types of pain in those areas?
MANY possibilities: After effusions, you can have leftover inflammatory pain. You can have pain from the heart's surrounding fluid, separate from the pleural effusion (pericardial effusion). Hiatal hernias can cause pain, which can be difficult to distinguish from other causes. There is a possibility of angina if you have coronary artery disease. If your pains are get worse, see your doc, or an ER, straightaway! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does prominent lymphoid tissue in the descending Colon mean in a 6 year old child with stomach pain and bloating?
Need more info: This is a very non-specific finding and is probably normal. I don't know how it was discovered or on what type of test. I would discuss the result with the ordering provider and discuss it in response to the symptoms. ...Read more
Why is ascites could happen on mesothelioma patient? Is that means the cancer is spreaded to organs near the abdomen like ovaries? Please advice.
Survival chances of my brother with esophagus cancer leading to jaundice. Water accumulates in the stomach which needs to be removed daily?
Bleak: Esophagus cancer does have a survival/cure rate but only when it is localised to the esophagus and treated aggressive at that time. Once it spreads outside into the abdomen or liver, then it is far advanced and rarely curable. It looks like your brother has very late stage disease now, so it is unlikely that he has much time left especailly if has already gone through the regular treatments.. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: Fluid can develop around the lung for many reasons, most common being cancer, infection and heart failure. Most of the time when a chest tube or needle is used to drain the fluid, tests will be done to determine what caused the fluid to accumulate which will then determine what other treatment may be necessary. ...Read more
What does 'moderate amount of free fluid in the uterine cavity' mean on a CT report? history of pelvic pain and possible cervical mass.
Hard to say: A ct isn't usually the best test to look at the gynecologic organs such as the uterus or uterine cavity. We can only notice general things like fluid in the uterus or large masses. Most of the time the fluid is normal and represents blood products due to menstruation, but strictly speaking we cannot know for sure so we say "free fluid." an ultrasound is usually helpful if you haven't had one yet. ...Read more
I have all the signs and symptoms of colon cancer. The doctors believe it's either cancer or diverticulitis. I'm 20. Which is more likely?
None: While both are possible, there are other conditions more likely given your age. ...Read more
What issues can occur with someone with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to the brain and now bilateral pneumonia? What are signs of it worsening?
Decompensation: The symptoms of brain metastases vary depending upon the location of these lesions. When there are pulmonary changes, you must be ceratin they are not due to cancer in the lungs. Pneumonia may respond to a course on antibiotics while lung metastases will not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a oesophageal ulcer turn in to cancer without treatment IV been having a lot of middle chest pain what are the symptoms of oesophageal cancer?
What is life expectancy for someone with cancer of the pancreas, small intestine and gall bladder? This person presently cannot eat or drink liquids
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
The lungs are the organ that exchange oxygen and shouldn't have fluids. In pulmonary edema they fill up with fluids most commonly, from heart failure. This causes shortness of breath. Other causes are kidney and liver failure. Low protein in blood or allergic reactions. Treatment usually require diuretics or water pills ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Ovarian cancer fluid in lungs
- Yellow fluid in the lungs with ovarian cancer
- Lungs filled with fluid and ovarian cancer
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- When fluid around lung congeals with ovarian cancer
- Why do lungs fill with fluid with ovarian cancer?
- Colon cancer fluid around lungs and big stomach
- What opacity in lung means?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free