Posted by admin | Posted in Cancer, Disease, Prevention | Posted on 24-01-2013
Any abnormality that can present in our body can be easily detected if we are to those we perform scheduled checkups, prostate cancer is one of those diseases that can be detected easily if we follow a few recommendations that they the doctors we have indicated.
The first thing to consider about this disease is prostate cancer patient age, prostate cancer is exclusive to men, who after 40 years should begin specific exams with the urologist, medical specialist will try to analyze the state where the prostate is located in the adult male. There are two main tests that could be done to get to know the state in which the prostate is, one of them being that of touch and the other the blood instead.
Symptoms presented in prostate cancer
The test involves the introduction touch of the finger (gloved sterilized) by the patient’s rectum, the urologist identify the size at which the prostate is, if it is too large, one will notice indicating that the patient this could be suffering from prostate cancer. The verification of the presence or absence of disease in the patient is performed by means of a post, which is blood.
Among the different symptomatology that can present a patient with prostate cancer are:
- Difficulty urinating.
- Need to urinate several times a night.
- Possible presence of blood in the urine and in the ejaculate.
- Pains in the bones.
This last mentioned symptom that usually occurs by the influence of the metastasis. As for treatments, prostate cancer involves several sessions of radiotherapy, surgery, hormone therapy and chemotherapy.
Posted by admin | Posted in Disease | Posted on 09-10-2010
A symptom is an indication of disease, illness, injury, or that something is wrong in the body. Symptoms are felt or noticed by a person, but can not be easily observed by anyone else. For example, chills, weakness, malaise, shortness of breath and cough may be symptoms of pneumonia. A sign is a sign that something is wrong in the body. But signs are defined as things that can be seen by a doctor, nurse or health care professional. Fever, rapid breathing and abnormal breathing sounds heard through a stethoscope may be signs of pneumonia.
Having one symptom or sign may not give enough information to suggest a cause. For example, a rash in a child can be a symptom of a number of things such as poison ivy, an infectious disease like measles, an infection limited to the skin or an allergy to food. But if the rash is seen along with other signs and symptoms such as high fever, chills, malaise, sore throat, then a doctor can get a better idea of the disease. In many cases, a patient’s signs and symptoms do not give enough clues by themselves for the doctor to determine the cause of a disease. Then medical tests such as x-rays, blood tests or biopsy may be necessary. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by admin | Posted in Disease | Posted on 09-05-2010
Osteopathy is a system of therapy usually associated with manipulation of the spine and joints. The majority of people seek osteopathic treatment for the relief of back and neck pain. Sometimes one consultation is all that is required, but often a course of treatment over four to six sessions is recommended.
Today osteopathy has been generally accepted as an adjunct or alternative to conventional medical practices. Osteopaths take a full medical history of their patients and use X-rays and other medical technology to diagnose illness. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by admin | Posted in Cancer, Disease | Posted on 20-11-2008
A cancer diagnosis looks flat and you can before you are on the ground, overwhelmed by a tsunami of medical jargon, strange appointment permanent, expensive drugs, the terrible treatment, possible surgery and an uncertain future. Everything moves too quickly to give you the luxury of finding emotional balance.
Just a simple statement of your doctor immediately switches are all familiar and comfortable. Your house, your relationships, your work and your future, all changes in an instant and will never be quite the same.
Unfortunately, you simply cannot afford the time between cancer diagnosis and treatment. Chemotherapy schedule you earlier, radiotherapy and / or surgery, the better. Unfortunately, your cancer has no sense of fair play and will not expect to be guided. Read the rest of this entry »