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What Happens In The Body When You Have Melanoma
Nothing if caught: Melanoma can be cured with excision if it is found and removed early. If it spreads (metastasis) it can travel to lymph nodes or just about anywhere else in the body (lungs, brain, bones, etc). Once it has spread, it is much more difficult to treat and cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition in which some element of your skin--which is one of the most complex organs in the body--degenerates into cancer. The three most common types of skin cancer are: basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma which occur in that order and degree of aggressiveness. Although heredity plays a major role, sun exposure and tobacco use and ...Read more
Fracture risk high: People who have metastatic disease to their bones are at increased risk of what we call skeletal related events (sre) or pathologic fractures after minor injury/fall. They are also at increase risk of high blood calcium levels. There are 2 medications that are fda approved in these settings: zometa and xgeva (denosumab). Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens in body when your kidney has a hole? I mean is it possible swelling whole body in child?
Kidney function: If a person's kidney is not functioning properly, one of the symptoms that can occur is generalized edema (or swelling) due to improper water balance regulation through a number of different of mechanisms (too complicated to discuss in this forum). I am not sure what you mean by the kidney having a hole (cysts?). There are simple blood tests to determine normal kidney function that can be done. ...Read more
What happens to the formaldehyde in vaccines when its injected into your body? What does the body do with it?
Formaldehyde/vaccine: First, not all vaccines contain formaldehyde. The ones that do have very tiny amounts that the body is able to metabolize. Possibly to your surprise, formaldehyde is essential in human metabolism an is required for the synthesis of DNA ad some amino acids. Thus, all humans have detectable quantities of natural formaldehyde in their circulation. Remainder excreted by body as waste product. ...Read more
Depend on the person: Some people are ready and more acceptable to the fact that death is actually another cycle of life- so is birth. They would feel more comfortable and peaceful with their last journey. They would get prepared and finish whatever they would like to finish. It does not mean they give up. Some other people are still on denial and refuse to accept the fact. They feel sad, anger, depressed. So it depends. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: Hello. when our body is resting we convert sugar to fat. But when we dont eat normally body tries to convert fat to sugar to help with brain as brain uses glucose. Sometimes when body is in stress, we end up utilizing more sugar than body can make especially when fasting and thats when sugars drop. ...Read more
Get Into Research: There has been some research into what happens to the brain during mystical experiences. The modalities of study can include functional mri, pet, evoked potentials, & quantitative eeg just to name a few. The web-page, clinicaltrials.Gov contains all of the current research protocols. You may find a trial to participate in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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