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What is carcinoid, and what symptoms does it give you?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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In brief: Carcinoid

It is a tumor, frequently arising in the intestine and may metastasize to the abdominal cavity, liver and lungs.
It's associated with carcinoid syndrome-flushing, redness, and diarrhea. In very early stages, carcinoid can be cured with surgery. However, it frequently recurs.. Medications can help with carcinoid syndrome symptoms.

In brief: Carcinoid

It is a tumor, frequently arising in the intestine and may metastasize to the abdominal cavity, liver and lungs.
It's associated with carcinoid syndrome-flushing, redness, and diarrhea. In very early stages, carcinoid can be cured with surgery. However, it frequently recurs.. Medications can help with carcinoid syndrome symptoms.
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