It depends on the type and location, there are many different cell types of lymphoma and there is hodgkins or non hodgkins, a pathologist needs to examine a biopsy of the lymph node to determine what cell type it is. Once the cell it identified, they can tell you has fast it is growing.
This sounds more like some type of infection that swollen lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are usually deep enough that they do not rupture and definitely do not drain blood and pus. Ask your doctor to do a culture of the drainage to see if it is bacteria that is causing the problem. Try using an antibacterial … Read more
I Have A Swollen Lymph Node In Front Of My Trachea. My Oncologist Feels It's Very Suspicious And It Is Inoperable Where It's At. Does Anyone Out There Know Serviviational Rate Of This If It Is Indeed Cancer?
If a biopsy can be done it will tell you if this cancer, If it is cancer of the lymph nodes (lymphoma) it is very treatable. Treatment depends on the cell type and stage. I am an 8 year survivor of lymphoma. Six cycles of chemo took about 6 months and I have been well … Read more
It sounds as though you are experiencing orthostatic hypotension, this is a fancy term for a blood pressure that drops too low when you stand up. Anyone who has this problem should change position slowly, but there is a need to see an MD to determine the cause of this problem. Could be as simple … Read more
Ask her physician to put you in touch with your local hospice. They can tell you what to expect and can come into her home and assist with end of life care. They will make sure she has everything she needs, especially adequate pain control. My prayers are with you and your mother
How long has it been there, has it gotten bigger, have you had recent infection, these are questions to consider before worrying about the lymph node, If it does not go away in a reasonable amount of time, or if it gets larger, please see your MD and ask for it to be biopsied.
MRSA Methcillin Resistent Staph Auereus. The bacteria known as staph aeureus commonly lisves on our skin. The problem with the MRSA is that the overuse of antibiotic has created a form of this common bacteria that is resistant to antibiotis that would normally kill it. Mostly the penicillin group. While MRSA can be deadly, it … Read more
If you are discussing medication, it would depend on the medication. Different medications come in different strengths some have as much as 20 mg per ml, some as little as 0.1 mg per ml.
Lung cancer cannot be transmitted from person to person, it is not a contagious disease. Lung cancer like most other cancers is caused by either environment, genetics or cell mutation. You cannot get it from being exposed to someone who has it. Hope this helps.
Low potassium can cause your heart to skip beats and/or beat in an irregular way, other symptoms may include weakness and leg cramps.
Swollen lymph nodes are usually related to infection and or inflammation.If you have been sick recently this could be the cause. You will need to discuss the possible causes with your physician, and make sure he keeps an eye on them. If they do not return to normal size within a reasonable amount of time, … Read more
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I Have Peeling Skin On My Penis And I Don't Know What To Do Or How It Happened And Need To Know What To Do, How To Treat. I Never Had This But It's Peeling Real Bad And Looks Awful. Any Help?
You should probably consult your physician, until then good hygiene is very important, and avoid unprotected sex as you are at an increased risk of contracting an std.
It is possible to ask your landlord to clean and/ or replace the carpet. Explain the situation with the asthma and ask him if it is possible for him to either steam clean or replace the carpet. If he is not willing to do either, you could have it cleaned yourself with his permission (I'd … Read more
Lymph node cancer (Lymphoma) can start as a simple swelling of a lymph node. These can be in the groin, arm pits or internally where you cannot see or feel them. Night sweats are a symptom, as well as lack of energy. There are carious treatments depending of the type of Lymphoma, (hodgkins or non … Read more
A physician must sign a death certificate, other certified individuals can pronounce death, but the MD has to sign the death certificate.
Please see your doctor as soon as possible, There may be several reasons for your problems, such as a bowel obstruction, or fecal impaction.It is very important to see your physician and describe these symptoms to him! Request an exam and/or colonoscopy.
We have become a society of excess. We have to have more and we have to have it perfect. So we stress ourselves almost to death looking for the perfect present or trying to have the perfect party. We've forgotten what the true reason for the holiday is, and we've allowed our children to run … Read more
Skin cancers are not usually spread by scratching, germs may be, but skin cancer is not a germ. Ask your oncologist to re examine the areas. Radiation can cause drying of the skin and lead to itching.Your Radiologist should be able to prescribe something for the itching
Only 4, and they do frequently have to be removed, but don't worry your orthodontist should be able to make sure it doesn't mess up your teeth. My son got his after his braces came off and so far they haven't caused any problems. Good luck