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What Over The Counter Drug Or Pill Can I Buy For Pain From Cancer
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
Can the cervical cancer shot counter the increased risk for cervical cancer from taking birth control pills?
Much more than!: The increased risk of cervical cancer from use of birth control is tiny, if at all, depending on what studies you read. However, the hpv vaccine reduces your risk of cervical cancer by 75-80%, so it is way better! you figure if there is an increased risk of 1-2% from birth control pills, or even it was as much as a 5-10% difference, (which no way it is), then the vaccine really wins out. ...Read more
Does a cervical cancer shot counter the increased risk for cervical cancer from taking the birth control pill?
Can hemmoroids develop into cancer? I have had a few yeas of hemmoroid problems. Some days better than others.
The bad days result in pain and bleeding. Usually after cleaning and applying
over the counter creams, the bleeding will stop.
When i had m
Not usually: Do hemorrhoids cause cancer. However what ever is causing you pain and bleeding may not be hemorrhoids but something else that might have a higher risk of developing into cancer. Best to get a good colon and rectal exam by a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had the runs since september 15 2012 my body aches all the time i've tried over-the-counter stuff doesn't help is it cancer?
Issues with "Runs": Having symptoms since 2012 is a long time to have had this issue. I wonder if you have an inflammatory disease of the intestines like ulcerative colitis or crohns. While these usually are associated with blood in the stool, you will need a work up to determine the cause of your symptoms. You should get evaluated sooner rather than later. Hope this helps. ...Read more
If someone has lung cancer, would standard over-the-counter chesty cough medicine ease their coughing?
It may: The cause of the cough also might not be the lung cancer. My hope is that the patient can find relief. If the diagnosis is uncertain, don't make any assumptions. A treatable cause, especially if the person is a smoker, might be identifiable. Even if this is not a treatable lung cancer, palliative care may find a way to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?
Consider Herbals: Azelaic, arbutin, kojic, licorice root extract are all herbal skin lighteners that will be a bit less potent than hydroquinone, but should help in the long run. Make sure you follow the recommended guidelines on the products you are using. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could it be cancer I have pain in the upper part of my stomach and in my ribs toward my back.Im feeling sick to my stomach and low energy along with my urine being dark and cloudy with a strong oder.I have taken over-the-counter bladder infection meds an
The : The symptoms you are describing are not simple. However, even if your problem was a a urine infection (cloudy urine, strong odor, pain along your ribs in your back) if left untreated can progress to cause infection in the blood which is a life threatening situation. You need to see a physician as soon as possible to have a proper work up for your potentially serious problem. ...Read more
Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if i don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)
I know cancer is not contagious but if someone with cancer in their blood bled on a counter, how long would it take for the cancer cells to die?
How long can a cancer cell survive out of the body. If there was a metastic cell for example in blood that spilled on a counter how long would it liv?
Not long: I do not believe any professional studies have been performed on this question. However, since it is very difficult to keep tumors growing in controled situations outside of the body, it can be assumed that the survival of a cancer cell on its own, without a blood or food supply =, would be very short. ...Read more
How long can a cancer cell survive in a drop of blood spilled on a counter. I assume not long but are we talking minutes, an hour, many hours? Thx
Not catching: Cancer cells are very fragile and will die as soon as the drying process begins. You cannot catch a malignancy from another person; your body will reject the cell as it would a transplant. If this were not the case, then people who get blood transfusion -- and a fair number of donors must have unknown cancers cells in their blood -- would come down with metastatic disease. It doesn't happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve involvement: Tumor tissues invade surrounding normal tissues, including nerves and that can cause pain. Tumor infiltrating the bone causes weakness and overt or micro fractures that are painful. Inflammation often accompanies cancerous tissues and may contribute to the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Much can be done: Most cancer pain can be controlled by a palliative medicine or pain specialist. It may take a combination of medications that work in different ways, interventional procedures such as nerve blocks or implantable pain pumps, radiation therapy and other modalities such as massage or acupuncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer pain: Managing cancer pain depends on what is causing the pain.In general patients will be given oral pain meds that are used every 4to6 hours, this is followed by meds given every 12hours.If this doesn't work patches can sometimes help, pumps can be used to deliver meds iv, occassionally an injection may be the best tool.Radiation is a great tool to manage cance pain as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on the type if surgery. Speak with your surgeon. ...Read more
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