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What if i was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

What if i was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

Probably not: It is no the Percocet itself but the Acetaminophen that is part of pecocet or the tylenol that is the culprit in liver damage. Take n acetyl cysteine every day to counter the adverse effects of the acetaminophen. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Could you tell me if i was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

Could you tell me if i was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

None until BAD: Most patients with kidney disease have no symptoms until their renal function is very low (15% or less). At that point the poisons that the kidney typically clears can cause "uremia" in some patients. Typical symptoms are nausea, vomiting, anorexia (lack of desire to eat), metallic taste of food, tremor, mental fogginess, loss of sense of humor, fatigue and weakness. ...Read more

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If I have a growth that I suspect could be cancer what doctor should I see?

If I have a growth that I suspect could be cancer what doctor should I see?

Family doctor: For general medical questions, it is wise to see your primary physician who can direct you to the right specialist. If the growth is on your skin, you can see a dermatologist. If it is anywhere else, see the family doctor who can start a workup and get you to the specialist that best can help you discover the cause of the growth and advise you on proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a malignant neoplasm with no symptoms. I have a strange itch on my back. Should I be seeing a doctor and what doctor should I see?

I have a malignant neoplasm with no symptoms. I have a strange itch on my back. Should I be seeing a doctor and what doctor should I see?

How do you know?: How do you know that you have a malignant neoplasm? In any case, start with a primary care provider you can make an assessment and the two of you together can decide, if seeing a specialist is warranted. 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. 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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If I have a tiny spot in my brain shows on MRI and i had MS symptoms, could it be something else(not serious)? I had the symptoms for a month now.

If I have a tiny spot in my brain shows on MRI and i had MS symptoms, could it be something else(not serious)? I had the symptoms  for a month now.

Nonspecific: One tiny spot will not be diagnostic, and could be due to migraine or your head injury. If you do indeed have ms symptoms, further information can be gleaned from a spinal cord mri, and even spinal fluid analysis. Your neurologist could sort out other conditions which might mimic ms. ...Read more

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My neurologist thinks I may have MS what would be the chance of passing it to a child if I do have it?

My neurologist thinks I may have MS what would be the chance of passing it to a child if I do have it?

MS not genetic: Ms is not passed to children. It is thought, though not proven, that MS is caused by a virus. Regardless of cause, your children are not at risk. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had an ultrasound done about a year ago, could I have gotten ovarian cancer since then.?

What do you advise if i had an ultrasound done about a year ago, could I have gotten ovarian cancer since then.?

Ovarian cancer: It is theoretically possible, the ultrasound one year ago has no influence on future events. Why do you think you might have ovarian cancer? Best bet is to talk to your gyn. If you have a genetic increased risk(BRCA carrier) or a strong family history, there may be a role for screening ultrasounds. ...Read more

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I think I have symptoms of a spinal tumor. What tests would i need to take?

I think I have symptoms of a spinal tumor. What tests would i need to take?

Possibly MRI: See a doctor for a history and physical and ask if your symptoms merit MRI or other tests. Spinal cord tumors are not common. ...Read more

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How could a doctor determine if I had parkinsons?

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How could a doctor determine if I had parkinsons?

Parkinson: Parkinson shows tremor, rigidity & hypokynesias (slow movement). The slowing is due to depletion of Dopamine content in the nervous system. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I have the symptoms of a pelvic fracture?

Should I be worried if I have the symptoms of a pelvic fracture?

No and Yes!!: No: if there is a specific history of an injury or fall resulting in the Fx; Yes: if you have a Fx without any such history, as it would most likely imply your pelvic bone was weak and one needs to determine the reason for that weakness of the bone. Get yourself seen by your PCP or an Orthopedist to get some answers and allay your anxiety. ...Read more

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What would my symptoms be if i caught a stomach bug?

What would my symptoms be if i caught a stomach bug?

Gastroenteritis.: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read more

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If i had a gallbladder i would say that was the problem but i don't what could be causing this pain?

If i had a gallbladder i would say that was the problem  but i don't   what could be causing this pain?

What pain?: This is impossible to answer since you've given us no idea what pain you're talking about except that it's similar in some way to gallbladder pain. This makes me wonder if you might have post-cholecystectomy syndrome: http://www.Medfriendly.Com/postcholecystectomysyndrome.Html but your condition sounds too complex for a doc who knows little about you to diagnose online- see appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have headaches. worried it might be a tumor?

What to do if I have headaches. worried it might be a tumor?

See your doctor: Tumors will usually cause problems other than just a headache. Those could include visual changes, vomiting, numbness / tingling, weakness, dizziness, etc.. The only way to find out and get peace of mind is to be checked out! ...Read more

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If I had a bleeding ulcer would it be constantly hurting? What kinds of symptoms would it produce if it was bleeding?

If I had a bleeding ulcer would it be constantly hurting? What kinds of symptoms would it produce if it was bleeding?

Not necessarily...: Ulcers, or gastritis without ulcer, can cause pain, or bleeding, or both. The pain can be quite severe without bleeding. On the other hand, bleeding can be severe and even fatal with no pain. Bleeding would result in nausea, vomiting of blood or digested blood looking like coffee grounds. Also, blood can appear in the stool, or the stools can be tarry black. ...Read more

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I know this might be a weird question but i had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

I know this might be a weird question but i had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

Ovaries: Ovaries are the sources of hormones of pregnancy and menstrual cycle. When a uterus is removed, many of the symptoms of a period are gone, but not all. The ovaries are still going to cause bloating, tender breasts and even a phantom cramping sensation. Pregnancy can never be ruled out so if you are worried take a test. Likely neg. ...Read more

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What to if I am having a scan for ovarian cysts tomorrow, if i was pregnant could this be harmful?

What to if I am having a scan for ovarian cysts tomorrow, if i was pregnant could this be harmful?

No: The energy used by the ultrasound machine to examine you is safe for an early pregnancy as well. However, tell the technologist of your concerns so that the exam can be done in the shortest period of time and so that color/power doppler is not used on an early embryo. These are just precautions that are followed routinely when there is a suspicion of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do I know if what i experienced was an aura or a mini stroke an if I should be concerned about the migraine i still have a week later.?

How do I know if what i experienced was an aura or a mini stroke an if I should be concerned about the migraine i still have a week later.?

Control yourself: Anxiety is your worst enemy. Migraine causes constriction of the blood vessels to the brain, but should then relax and recovery with time. In rare cases this can result in a permanent deficit or "stroke". Most cases recover fully without residua. Anxiety and tension will extend the migraine and the risk. Use Aspirin and relaxation and control yourself. Get a thorough evaluation by your md. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i was not recently pregnant nor have i ever been, and I am a teenager age 15, could this possibly be a case of breast cancer?

What do you advise if i was not recently pregnant nor have i ever been, and I am a teenager age 15, could this possibly be a case of breast cancer?

Don't understand: Hello- i can't see what symptom you are having from your question. Breast cancer at 15 is incredibly rare so i don't think that's what you have. Please see your doctor so that they can examine you and give you clarification about whatever symptom you are having. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a benign tumor in my brain. Should i consider surgery?

What to do if I have a benign tumor in my brain. Should i consider surgery?

Variable: Let's assume you have a meningioma. Usually followed by serial MRI's, and excised if it gets bigger or causes mass effects. At your age, many surgeons would recommend surgery, but cases vary and recommend a lengthy thorough discussion with an experienced neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What are signs i would get if i had a cancerous disease in my mouth?

What are signs i would get if i had a cancerous disease in my mouth?

Listed below: The most common are: white, red, or red/white patches in the mouth, a sore that won't heal, bleeding in the mouth, pain or trouble swallowing, loose teeth, trouble chewing, lumps in the cheek or neck, enlarged lymph nodes, ear pain, weight loss. ...Read more

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If I had a tumor in my inner ear, what would the symptoms be? Would a ear infec. With roaring& some dizziness be it? Would it be constant?

If I had a tumor in my inner ear, what would the symptoms be? Would a ear infec. With roaring& some dizziness be it? Would it be constant?

Hearing & Balance: Tumors of the inner ear are not common. The most common tumor of the ear would be an acoustic neuroma which is benign and not cancer. Most present with hearing loss - usually gradual but can be sudden. Tinnitus (abnormal sound in the ear) is possible as well. Dizziness is a very uncommon presenting symptom because these tumors usually grow very slowly the body compensates for the loss of balance. ...Read more

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What would symptoms be if I had advanced pancreatic cancer in the tail and is it possible to feel the tumor in the LLQ of my back?

What would symptoms be if I had advanced pancreatic cancer in the tail and is it possible to feel the tumor in the LLQ of my back?

Upper GI bleed: Tail of pancreas cancers rarely cause pain. Rather as they grow they obstruct the venous output from the spleen from blood feeding the spleen via the splenic artery. The spleen output is shifted to the vasa brevia of the greater curvature of the stomach where varices are formed and GI bleeding follows. Spread to other sites also noted early ie. liver. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in a tumor?

What symptoms are common in a tumor?

Depends: A tumor is just a fancy way to say "lump". There are benign and malignant (cancerous) tumors and the symptoms they cause depend on the location and the particular organ affected. ...Read more

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Have some symptoms of g.E.R, how can I treat? It will it go away on its own? Should i worry? And can it cause things like lets say a tumor? Im nerves.

Have some symptoms of g.E.R, how can I treat? It will it go away on its own? Should i worry? And can it cause things like lets say a tumor? Im nerves.

I assume you have Ac: If it is acid reflux you are talking about, it is easily treatable with antacids. No risk of cancer if you take antacids regularly. You can take medicines like Pepcid (famotidine) or zantac(cheapest drugs to use). More potent drugs are Prilosec or omeprazole...They are very potent and highly effective but cost a bit more.You should try and find out which one works best for you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a fatty tumor?

What are the symptoms of a fatty tumor?

It depends on...: ...What it is pushing up against. Fatty tumors, or lipomas, are benign lumps which typically develop in the fatty layer just under the skin; occasionally, they develop deeper, at the muscle layer. Symptoms are usually secondary to what the tumor is pushing up against, and are usually mild-to-minimal. Most people request excision due to cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ewing tumors and how deadly are they?

What are symptoms of ewing tumors and how deadly are they?

Painful mass/cancer: Ewing's sarcoma can occur in bone and soft tissues. They tend to be painful when in the bone and the less common soft tissue tumors are usually painless. Common locations are the in the pelvis and lower extremities. Many factors figure into chances of survival, but as any cancer, ewing's may be deadly. Excellent treatments exist currently and overall chances of beating the disease are about 70%. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bone tumors?

What are the symptoms of bone tumors?

Varied: Lesions of the bone can represent primary as well as metastatic tumors. Many of the primary tumors which are cartilaginous present and a palpable nodular mass with no associated pain. Osteogenic sarcoma which can erode the bone is very symptomatic as is metastatic tumors that when enlarging expand the periosteum causing pain. Radiation and chemo are best used to control symptoms. ...Read more

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Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Nonspecific: Headaches can be due to migraine, muscle contraction, hydrocephalus, tumors, hypertension, sinus infections, jaw problems. Tumors and hemorrhages cause headaches due to increased pressure inside the skull when the size is significant. Many tumors, such as meningiomas, may be completely silent, without any pain. ...Read more

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What are the core symptoms of fatty tumor?

What are the core symptoms of fatty tumor?

Painless lump: A lipoma is the most common fatty tumor. The main symptoms are a painless lump that can appear almost anywhere in/on the body. Often there are no symptoms and the lump is found incidentally during a different test ordered for another reason. Lipomas, if they are symptomatic, can be removed surgically. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a tumor on the pituitary?

What are symptoms of a tumor on the pituitary?

Depends -type? Size?: Sometimes there are no symptoms especially if small and non functioning. If big - visual problems, headache. If functioning- depends on which if the many hormones the pituitary makes is over produced. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a neck tumor? Is it rare?

What are the symptoms of a neck tumor? Is it rare?

Palpable non tende3r: Several types of tumors noted in head and neck. Neither cause pain other than for presence of mass. Primary lesions are nodular and arise in the thyroid adjacent to wind pipe or in submax area due to lesions in submax salivary gland. Metastatic tumors are mostly nodal along the jugular vein arising from squamous lesions of oral cavity or thyroid. ...Read more

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How quickly do bran tumors develope serious symptoms?

How quickly do bran tumors develope serious symptoms?

Depends on location: Serious symptoms from a brain tumor depend upon the location in the brain and the rate of tumor growth. There are parts of the brain where a tumor can grow to a large size with few symptoms and others where a small tumor can cause profound symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of benign tumour and malignated tumor?

What are the symptoms of benign tumour and malignated tumor?

Well, that really: depends on the type of tumor it is (specifically). Benign means it isn't cancer. Malignant means it is cancer.Take care. ...Read more

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What can cause a tumor in your bladder? What are the symptoms? Thank you

What can cause a tumor in your bladder? What are the symptoms? Thank you

Smoking: Cigarette smoking is major risk factor (50-80% of cancers, risk associated with duration and intensity) ? arylamines (2-naphthylamine) and aniline dyes ? in developing countries, schistosoma haematobium ova are deposited in bladder wall and cause chronic inflammation, squamous metaplasia, dysplasia; 70% of tumors are squamous cell carcinoma. Symptoms are painless hematuria, urinary obstruction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a tumor in ur bladder? If so what symptoms would it cause?

Is it possible to have a tumor in ur bladder? If so what symptoms would it cause?

I happens: Symptoms would be bladder pain, burning and cramping as well as feeling like you need to empty your bladder. Commonly, there will be blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Anyone know anything about symptoms people have when they have disseminated peritoneal leiomytosis tumors?

Depends: Despite the spectacluar x-ray / imaging appearance, many people with this curious condition have little or nothing in the way of problems. Occasionally surgery may be in order when the tumor obstructs the bowel. ...Read more

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One of my pupils is slightly larger than the other. No other symptoms. They constrict normally and react to light. Could it be a tumor?

One of my pupils is slightly larger than the other. No other symptoms. They constrict normally and react to light. Could it be a tumor?

Pupil: Most likely a problem in measuring pupil size. Can be tricky. Have someone take a picture of your eyes in a darkish room with no flash. Have Dr look at them. ...Read more

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Have had either signs of a brian tumor or just cataplexy. I guess my question is can you have cataplexy symptoms with a tumor and if so what kind?

Have had either signs of a brian tumor or just cataplexy. I guess my question is can you have cataplexy symptoms with a tumor and if so what kind?

Go see a good doctor: Please do not try to make a difficult diagnosis all by yourself. Go see a doctor. No one can tell what is wrong with you, via email . It will take a doctor to meet you, get a history and do a clinical/neurological examination and possibly a brain ct or MRI study if indicated, and you will get a clear answer. ...Read more