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meimei

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Lymphoma
« on: November 18, 2012, 10:24:18 PM »
i hope there are doctors here who can help.

i have an elongated lump swelling on the right side of my neck and another lump near my vaginal opening. i researched lymphoma symptoms and it said that one of the symptoms are swellings on the neck, armpit, and/or groin.

i know na pwedeng wala lang to, kaso it's been over a month na. i read some other general symptoms pero wala naman ako nun. sa anong type of doctor ba ko dapat magpa-checkup? kasi syempre hindi naman sa oncologist, super OA na yun di ba.
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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2012, 01:07:53 AM »
Pwede naman sa regular doctor then for further examination, pwede ka nya i-refer sa specialist talaga.
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meimei

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012, 02:25:41 AM »
update: i consulted a general surgeon. i had a benign cyst.
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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2012, 08:37:15 AM »
^have you decided to have it removed?

meimei

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2012, 01:07:12 PM »
^yep, tinanggal nang buo. na-infect kasi..
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polymath2012

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012, 08:13:14 AM »
hi meimei, ask ko lang how did u find out about the lymphoma? ano yung mga symptoms & saang part nakita? i was researching about lymphoma din, sana wala ako nito :(
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meimei

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012, 10:25:04 PM »
^hi sis, na-rule out na ang lymphoma. i did not have lymphoma, i had a benign cyst. kasi pag may lump ka, kailangan yun either i-needle biopsy (so sample lang) or i-excise ng buo para malaman kung benign or malignant yung cyst.

here's the symptoms of lymphoma:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/non-hodgkins-lymphoma/DS00350/DSECTION=symptoms

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hodgkins-disease/DS00186/DSECTION=symptoms


bakit ka nagre-research about lymphoma? do you have a lump somewhere? saan? it's best to see a general surgeon. :) God bless you!
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polymath2012

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2012, 12:33:34 AM »
^^I just came across lymphoma while i was searching about groin pain. May nararamdaman kasi akong kirot in my groin area. Its not really painful kind of pain pero its uncomfortable kasi. Wala naman akong lump na nakakapa.

thank u sis. Buti naman benign yung sayo. Hope you get well.
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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2013, 09:13:48 AM »
My father-in-law has a lymphoma.  Diagnosed recently.

Here are the signs and symptoms of lymphoma:
Fever
Night sweats
Weight loss
Loss of appetite or anorexia
Fatigue
Respiratory distress or dyspnoea
Itching

Who had experienced this?  What kind of treatment did you undergo?
« Last Edit: October 30, 2013, 09:18:11 AM by angelpat »

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Re: Lymphoma
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2013, 06:22:30 PM »
What is lymphoma?
Lymphoma is a kind of malignant tumor originating from lymph node or other lymph organizations; currently there are nearly 70 pathological types, and it is mainly divided into the two categories: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.


What are the causes of lymphoma?
1. Physical causes: the onset of lymphoma is related to irradiation absorption, large dose of irradiation urge the occurrence of humans lymphoma;

2. Chemical causes: chemical carcinogen, like pesticide, hair dye and so on;

3. Immunity factor: immunity hypofunction, like AIDS, organ transplantation, rheumatoid arthritis and so on;

4. Hereditary factor: the occurrence of malignant tumors has obvious trend of family gathering, for example, brothers or sisters can successively or simultaneously suffer from malignant lymphoma;

5. Virus causes: viral infection, like HTLV, HIV, EB, etc.

Besides, long term acid body constitution is the well known cause for lymph canceration.


High risky group of lymphoma
According to concerned statistics, there is one new lymphoma case emerge every 9 minutes, in which the proportion of young adults between 20-40 years old is increasing. This is because lymph tissue of young adults are in active stage, the high sensitive of lymph tissue makes them easily become high risky group of lymphoma.


What are the clinical manifestations of lymphoma?
1. Getting fever without causes. Body temperature keeps among 38-40 ℃ for several days, after treatment, the condition shall be improved but often reoccur afterwards;

2. Lymph node enlargement. Lymph node enlargement usually occurs at the positions of neck, underneath geny or ear, sometimes may spreads to armpit or fold inguen; lymph node may develop from the size of soybean to that of jujube without pain;

3. Systemic symptoms: skin itchy, emaciation, night sweat, lassitude, anaemia.


What are conventional methods for diagnosing lymphoma?
1. Radioactive examination;
2. Bone marrow examination;
3. Lower extremity lymphography;
4. CT scan.


What are the treatment methods for lymphoma?
1. Surgery: the common surgeries are for gastrointestinal tract lymphoma, malignant lymphoma of genitourinary system, malignant lymphoma of spleen, and so on;

2. Chemotherapy: chemotherapy drugs can kill tumor cells that grow quickly and is the main method for treating lymphoma;

3. Radiotherapy: it apply high energy rays to irradiate tumor cells to achieve the purpose of killing tumor cells;

4. TCM: it can improve the overall immune defend function and alleviate certain side effects caused by chemotherapy, such as nausea, vomit and so on.

Experts of Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou point out that the treatment of lymphoma can not just rely on local treatment or a certain therapy, instead, it should combine surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, TCM and other multi-disciplinary therapies together as per patients specific condition so that achiever the best therapeutic effect.


Nursing of lymphoma
1. Encourage patients to actively cooperate with and receive treatments to enhance the confidence of fighting disease;

2. Enhance nutrition supply, eat more easily digested food rich in high protein, vitamins and improve immunity;

3. Suitably do some exercise and improve the physical constitution; when fever or other obvious symptoms caused by tumor invading other organ emerge, get some rest to prevent body consumption and protect the organism;

4. Keep skin clean and swab the body with warm water, especially protect the skin of radiotherapy exposed area to prevent the stimulus of sun solarization, antiseptics, soap imposed to the skin.
« Last Edit: October 31, 2013, 06:25:42 PM by angelpat »

 

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