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Hello, and thank you in advance. 26 y/o male. I've had a headache and fatigue/cloudiness for around 2 weeks. It comes and goes, and occasionally feels as though it's on just the one side of my head, but also occasionally moves to other p...
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Thank you for taking the time to review my question. My daughter just turned 17. Its been a rough winter health wise. She had pneumonia in November 2011. They did a complete cbc with diff at that time, along with westergren, and mono tes...
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I have had a problem with a surgical belly button healing. I had emergency surgery on 24th October 2011 done laproscopic with three wound sites. The other tow sites healed but my belly button healed. I had swabs taken which showed colifo...
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Hello i am a 23 yr old female that has just had a 11.3 white blood count is this a sign of cancer? please respond quickly im very worried.
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I have been feeling all of these symptoms for about 4 months now and they have gradually gotten worse. Lightheadedness (constant), brain fog (constant), Dry mouth, no appetite, 20 pounds off since May, occasional night sweats, Chest wall...
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My sister has bruising all over her legs and her arms that came out of no where and are very large and very dark. A couple of them felt like they had a bump in the middle. She went to doctor they did blood tests and told her nothing i am...
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My husband is a Vietnam Veteran diagnosed last November with MDS by VA doctors. Is MDS cancer? Is there an association with Agent Orange which contains benzene?
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Hi, My dad is 65 year old with diabetic history of 20 years. He is diagnosed with AML (Accute Myleoid Leukemia) M-7 (Accute Megakaryoblastic leukemia) with 33% blasts in blood smear. Doctor suggested aggressive chemotherapy on h...
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Hello there. My friend has bruising all over her. She got her bone marrow tested and got a ton of blood test. She was hospitalized for three days, doing test after test after test. Of course they didnt end up finding anything. When she t...
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hi there,amj ust wondering if anybody has chronic myeloid lukeamia?I was diagnosed last year and was immediatley put on gleevec 400mg/day.At my last consult my metabolic stats had risen,hence blood tests to determine if the gleevec is no...
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Dear Sir, Could you give me the median survival in elderly,over 60 acute lymphoblastic leukemia?I am getting different data while researching on internet.Also,I need to know overall survival in this group in early 80's.I have trie...
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my daughter has been ill since oct-random fevers, sickness, pallor, tiredness. She was admitted to hospital in november with abnormal blood counts. Her neutrophils were very low 0.3 and her platelets low.The doctors told us either leukem...
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Dear Dr. Could you please give me the median survival for elderly,over 60 acute lymphoblastic leukemia today?I also need to know what survival in this group was in early 80's.I am having trouble finding data dating back then eve...
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Hello, I recently went to the doctor for some minor issues I was having - dizziness, some night sweats (not all the time though, just a couple times a month), hair loss, inability to gain weight. Basically, all of my symptoms are rea...
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My college age daughter called me a few weeks ago to explain a strange happening. The previous night she was at a party and her nose just started bleeding spontaneously. She had to leave the party and it took about 15 minutes to stop i...
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I suffer from mainly low body temperature, joint aches and pains which started two weeks ago (sore kneeds, elbows, wrists), cold intolerance, dry mouth, frequent urination, insomnia and depression. The joint pains worry me as I have been...
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In September 2006 my daughter was diagnosed with ALL. Her therapy went well and she went into remission two months later. Glad to say the Cancer hasn't poked its ugly face out again. My daughter was 4 years old at the time of diagnosis. ...
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I am a 48 y.o female who was being tested for signs and symptoms of hyperparathyroidism. I had several repeat blood tests that came back with elevated calcium and protein but normal PTH. My physician ordered a 24 hour urine and additio...
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I would love if a Doctor could answer this question: Recently (over the past two months) these symptoms have came up: - Feeling like hands are colder than rest of body (when I touch anywhere else it feels warmer) - Tiredness (coul...
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I am a 49 year old female that has hairy cell leukemia. After 10 platelet and 10 red blood transfusions along with 5 days chemo I have insane itching. It started in my hair now it's my ears neck and back. I was given IV steroids and IV z...
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