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Doctor insights on: When Do You Normally Begin To See The Effects Of Neuroblastoma

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When do you normally begin to see the effects of neuroblastoma?

When do you normally begin to see the effects of neuroblastoma?

Anytime: There is not a specific time for this to show up. Symptoms occur when a tumor is big enough to create dysfunction. Neuroblastoma occurs in children under 5 years usually. The first symptoms are usually fever, a general sick feeling (malaise), and pain. There may be loss of appetite, weight loss, and diarrhea.This website has some good information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002. ...Read more

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Neuroblastoma (Definition)

A type of cancer that forms in certain types of nerve tissue. It frequently starts with one of the adrenal glands--the hormone-producing glands ...Read more


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If you have the gene for alzheimer's is there anything you can do to prolong the time before you begin seeing the symptoms?

If you have the gene for alzheimer's is there anything you can do to prolong the time before you begin seeing the symptoms?

Genes and risk: For most people there are several genes that can influence the risk for alzheimer disease (ad). The most important of these risk genes is called apoe. There are three other genes which can cause rare early-onset ad in families. Genetic testing is mostly used in reseach setting and is less common in clinical use today because there is no effective treatment to prevent or delay ad. ...Read more

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When you increase the dose of sertraline do you have to wait for results like when you first start the medication ?

When you increase the dose of sertraline do you have to wait for results like when you first start the medication ?

Yes: Yes the chemistry is the same. It takes it some time to get to its new equilibrium or steady state. Hang in there and give it a chance to work. ...Read more

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When do you start to feel the onset of cfs?

When do you start to feel the onset of cfs?

CFS onset: Cfs affects more women than men (or may be under reported in men), and is most common between the ages of 30 and 60. Symptoms can begin in people younger than 30 too. Cfs is not well understood and difficult to diagnose since there are no specific tests for it. A complete medical work up and inventory of symptoms is needed for diagnosis. I hope this answers your question! ...Read more

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How much time does the symptoms of HIV need to start showing in the body? And what are they?

How much time does the symptoms of HIV need to start showing in the body? And what are they?

Early as 2-4 weeks: People newly infected with HIV can see symptoms of "the worst flu ever" within 2-4 weeks of infection. Fever, sore throat, swollen glands, fatigue, rash, headache, body pains. Not everyone gets sick like this however. Sometimes it can take up to 10 years after infection to have these symptoms. If you are having unprotected sex you should get tested for HIV regularly and use condoms regularly. ...Read more

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If your period is coming up when do you start to feel the side effects of it and if you are pregnant when do you start feeling those side effects?

If your period is coming up when do you start to feel the side effects of it and if you are pregnant when do you start feeling those side effects?

Bleeding/miss period: When you are going to have your periods you will bleed as usual every month.And to be pregnant the first sign is to miss your period. ...Read more

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Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?

Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?

Gym Trainer can help: As long as you exercise, train, and lift with sound technique, going to the gym at age 17 is not only safe, but beneficial to your overall health in the long run. Seeking the assistance and advice of a certified trainer at your gym when you first start attending is also recommended. ...Read more

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When after radiation treatments to the throat does it normally take to regain your voice?

When after radiation treatments to the throat does it normally take to regain your voice?

Months: It depends how much radiation was delivered to some extent, but this is often fairly standard dosing. You should expect hoarseness for 4-6 months in many cases and could be longer. Make sure you keep well hydrated to thin the mucus in your throat and larynx. Keep the humidity high in the home and bedroom. Give it time to heal. ...Read more

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Some of the tests/checkups people usually annually go for? This will be my first time.. What should I do after checking out the details of diet?

Some of the tests/checkups people usually annually go for?
This will be my first time.. What should I do after checking out the details of diet?

Check up: some of it depends on your age, like colonoscopy at age 50, prostate exam starting at around 40. You will be asked about your personal medical history, family history, surgical history and go over your habits such as diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol. Blood work typically includes cholesterol, sugar, thyroid, liver and kidney function, vitamin D and blood counts. Bring up any issues you have. ...Read more

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How to know when do you start noticing the effects of treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

How to know when do you start noticing the effects of treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

2-3 days: When a woman has a bacterial vaginosis infection and starts an antibiotic it usually takes 2-3 days for her to start feeling better. But take the whole treatment! otherwise there is more chance of the infection coming back. ...Read more

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Why is it that after a phase of zometa, the doctor asks the patient to treat their teeth and then continue to the second phase?

Why is it that after a phase of zometa, the doctor asks the patient to treat their teeth and then continue to the second phase?

Bisphosphanate has s: zometa and few more medications has bisphosphanates which may cause osteonecrosis and prevention of any dental infections is very important and that may be the reason your MD wants you to see Dentist more often. Good luck ...Read more

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Are most cases of acute sinusitis viral? How long before symptoms lessen and you start to feel better? At what point should you visit the Dr?

Are most cases of acute sinusitis viral? How long before symptoms lessen and you start to feel better? At what point should you visit the Dr?

Most viral: Yes, most cases of sinusitis are viral. Typical symptoms lat 5-7 days before slowly resolving. Indications that you may have a bacterial infection are fevers >100, severe sinus pain, symptoms longer than 10 days or initial improvement before worsening of your symptoms. Obviously, see your doctor if you believe you have bacterial infection, but they can also help with meds for viral symptoms. ...Read more

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After conception how long could it take for the body to start changing or when could the belly begin to grow?

After conception how long could it take for the body to start changing or when could the belly begin to grow?

Highly variable: some women gain weight right away and other dont gain weight for many months. the more nausea you have the less weight gain early on. but there is such a wide range of weight changes it is hard to predict ...Read more

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If an adult gains immunity to the rotavirus can they get it again and what are the symptoms?

If an adult gains immunity to the rotavirus can they get it again and what are the symptoms?

Yes: There are many serotypes(genetic variations) of the virus so depending on what serotype you were exposed to another serotype can cause reoccurrence of gastroenteritis at a different time. The symptoms of rotavirus are usually significant vomiting, diarrhea and gassiness. The symptoms usually last 5-7 days. There can be transient lactose intolerance. Adults usually do not get as ill as infants. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a bad bladder infection, when you needed to see a doctor asap? What can you do at home in mean time till you go to the doctor ?

What are the signs of a bad bladder infection, when you needed to see a doctor asap? What can you do at home in mean time till you go to the doctor ?

Cystitis: Cystitis can be very uncomfortable. You likely we will need antibiotic treatment after having a urinalysis and urine culture. While waiting to get to the clinic or your physicians office you can drink plenty of water and get over-the-counter azo pills to blunt the discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mirtazapine and how long do they start to work after starting to take them, please?

What are the side effects of mirtazapine and how long do they start to work after starting to take them, please?

Side effect omirtaza: All psych med has side effect , we take them because we need them. Since every thing under the son even the son it self may cause allergy, it may cause allergy, it may cause sedation that is why it can help with sleep and it may cause weight gain, and this depends on what u eat , how much u eat and how much u excersize. ...Read more