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    I ama girl of 24 yrs of age...i have the same problem of developing small pumps of boils in my vagina..n i hv a byfrnd we alws use condom everytime..n nw my periods are late n i dnt feel anythng diffrnt excpt that small tumours are developing..could i pregnant?.. Bt how?... M confused .. or mby the tumours has somthng to do with my late period?





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    If someone can answer me please: 3 year old child has constipation for long time like 6 months and hard stools. he had red blood on stools but we started giving him much more fluids and the last time stools came out with no blood at all and softer but still rocky and stuck together. when I check his tummy I can feel like a tumours on left side of tummy very low (colon I think). after last bowel movement I did not find that like things like tumours in his tummy, but after one day I can feel it again. Could it be very serious like cancer? our appointment for this with doctor in hospital will be just after 2 month. child never complains about pain, even when I check tummy, is happy, active,but scared to do poo and says pain is there to do poo. what do you think does it look just like haemorrhoids ....? outside everything is ok, but must be inside.





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    Hi Iam 26 yrs old and I had forceps delivery in aug 2009. after 4 months,i noticed a fleshy growth in my vagina,the discharge has bad odour,brownish or yellow in color.its itching and i get lot of acne like small tumours.and the acne in and around vagina pains a lot and i couldnt walk,and nowadays i get blood as well.please help with this.





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    My six year old daughter has always been extremely hairy since birth she now seems to be developing early puberty. My mother fighting last stage adrenal cancer and I'm really concerned as every time i try to look up excessive hair growth and early puberty adrenal tumours are mentioned is there really a link between them?!





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    It may just be an early hormone gland but i would see a consultant,

    It may just be an early hormone gland but i would see a consultant,

    Hi, I have have had surgery twice for the removal of two cancer tumours in my bowel I have now ended up with an illostomy. My illiostomy is in a position that now frequently causes pain where the colostomy bag pulls down on the stoma and causes small lesions hence the pain. Is there anyway that the stoma can be moved lower or raised above my waist line? I never had this problem when I had a colostomy. I cannot source high waist band trousers although I have managed to get good underwear from CUI wear, which helps Advice? Geoff





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    Hi Geoff A drainable pouch would possibly be better for you as when you feel it getting heavy you could empty it, taking the weight away from around the stoma itself. Possibly a support garment like a belt may help ease the pain.

    i had a stomabag four dieticklurlites so thy put a bag on but i still have it plus 4 ruptures i have pain now 13yrs i have see the sergin all he says is why have you got a bag on when you still have dietickliters still i whent to see 1 dr she said its working and i cant be bothered to look up your notes as there so many to go thought i was with my carer when she said it so i just put up with itthy said when i was 60 thy would revers it but it cost to much it all comes down to money knot the person i think its terable

    I have cholangiocarcinoma which was diagnosed 3 years ago. I had a liver resection, chemo and radio but a year after completing treatment the cancer appeared in lymph nodes. I now have 5 tumours. Following 6 months of chemo (gemcitabine/cisplatin) the tumours shrunk to under 1cm. I know nanoknife treatment can get rid of those tumours, but why is only available privately? The cost to have these tumours removed would be around £26,000. It feels so unjust knowing the tumours will grow again, that there is a treatment (I appreciate not a cure) that could prolong my life expectancy, but it is only available privately at an eye watering cost. Thank you





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    Hi, not every one gets the visible tumours. If you do develop them it would more likely be when you hit purity and during/ after pregnancy. I'm 19 and have no visible tumours yet.

    Last night's programme was wrong, wrong, wrong! Breast cancer tumours can be painful and also soft and mobile. Channel 4 you really need to retract this advice as a matter of urgency. The breast cancer websites are buzzing today with angry comments from women who've been misdiagnosed because of the above myths. Like me, they know that tumours can hurt and are all too often be dismissed as just cysts. Breast cancer is a major killer. C4 your programme was irresponsible - this needs sorting out NOW!I hope too that whenever the programme is reshown you will provide a caveat - in capital letters!





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    100 agree!!! My lump was PAINFUL something they said and I quote 'cancers arent sore' this was said by a breast specialist!!!! I have emailed my complaint and channel 4 NEED to do something about this as it CAN cost lives!!

    Totally agree, my breast lump was painful and cancerous !! - channel 4 needs to put the record straight now - this poor information could cause loss of life - sort this out!!

    Karen, you are right and C4 is wrong! As a palliative care specialist, malignant tumours of the breast CAN be painful.

    I have neurofibromatosis I'm a 44 year old women I'm not happy at the moment I feel ugly is there ant make up you could advise me to hide my tumours thankyou .





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    I have five or more of these cafe au lait spots and freckling of the armpits and groin, but i dont have any tumours yet a few soft wee lumps just. From wat age does it develop, will it get bad now i didnt even know wat it was i had...





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    Hello, Don't worry to much cos it does not mean you will start growing tumor everywhere. If your in london try the nf clinic in guys hospital.

    i have NF1 and was diagnosed at 18 month, it a genetic disorder so you would of been born with. but don’t worry the Cafe au lait are just one sign and you could be fine. the condition varies so vastly, but go see your gp its easy to diagnose by a simple blood test as they know where the gene fault.

    im 17 and have NF1. i have tumours on my spine, brain, chest.. and lumps all over my body and the cafe au lait patches. its diccicult lifing with nf1 but when there are people there to serport you u get through it!!! god bless to all those who are fighting against NF X





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    I have a female colleage with these tumours all over her face - they are all so brave and confident - think what they could achieve in life without having to deal with this affliction - i wish i could be so brave,





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    Hiya Amelia :) you okay ? and Neurofibromatosis is an gentic conditon in which tumours can grow in and out side the body kind of hard to explain it but if you type it into google you can find a site in which you can understand it

    I'm 25 and I have this too! I first developed the tumours around age 5. I feel really lucky because mine is nowhere near as bad as Saidahs, but I do have many on my face. I'm always terrified that at some point in my life I might grow lots more or larger ones and they will become much more noticeable. I've tried tretinoin gel (did nothing), cryotherapy (I think this helped a little but then stopped working) and I'm currently having microdermabrasion every other week (may be helping a little). I'd also like to see the results from series 8 if possible too please, will Saidah be coming back on?

    I would just like everybody to know that my father, at age 43, was going to the GP after he had blood in his stool. After 18 months of persistently visiting his GP, they finally tested him for bowel cancer, and after those tests they discovered one of the largest tumours his surgeon had ever seen in that area. after a lot of treatment, he is frankly lucky to be alive but now in remission. I would please urge anyone with any symptoms to keep going to the doctors if the problem doesn't go away, ignoring it will never help! I never want anyone to be in the position we've been in. GO TO YOUR GP.





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    hi,so glad your father is recovering,one question,was the bleeding in the stool,,or on top of it?

    I am from Australia and I also have NF1. I saw the episode of Embarrassing Bodies with the guy who had the large tumours on the back of his head and I just want to say thanks to the team at Embarrassing Bodies for showing it on your program. We need to keep the word NF out there so everyone knows we have it and what it is. We are no different to anyone else and having NF can't be helped. Thanks again to Dr Christian for talking and showing what NF is and what it can do!!!





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    Hi im from australia to and dont really know anyone else with it how old are you and where you from.....,i just had ivf baby they suspect je may have it to ......, how do you cope I hate the lumpd

    Update-my ultrasound scan results have just come back. And guess what? Everything is 'normal'. Three basically exploding tumours on my scrotum and ELEVEN years of begging the doctors for help and I'm back to square one. To top it all off the doctor who has been the most sympathetic has left. So what the hell do I do now? Ive totally lost faith with the doctors.

    someone with the same problem as me! Itchy...and can't stop once you scratch. which breaks the skin...and hurts. do you find your too 'tight' to use tampons anymore? The doctors have checked me for everything 3 or 5 times and the gyno could see nothing wrong...they have even done an internal scan to check for tumours ect. they now want to do a biobsy to take a small bit of skin and test it...ow! This has been going on since july 2008, and I'd love it if anyone had an answer!?

    Hi im 28yrs old and have had UTI nearlly every mth for the past 7yrs.I have been given antibiotics from my Gp,[they sometimes help,sometimes dont],have had scans to rule out stones, tumours etc [all negative], and i follow every DOs and DONTs.I also have ovarian cysts called chocolate cyst, Which i feel coinsides with UTI.I think there is definatly a link between the two and its really getting me down. I am out of work alot and i feel its slowly driving me mad.Please someone help? P.S i have had UTI even when i have not been in a sexual relationship





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    Is it definatley an infection each time? Has Interstitial cystitis been ruled out. Wikipedia has info on this. For me cheap squash,larger,coke, acidic things where the cause and anxiety, so catch 22. My gluten intolerant duaghter also has same problem.

    Hello, im 21 years old and only just recently looked what down there looks like. As everyone says you should get used to what you look like down there. When I did have a look down there, I thought it was all quite normal but then when i tensed there was like a few of lumps inside which would come forward a little (the only way i can explain it) also the lumps had little holes in so i am very confused/worried as i dont know if it has always been like that or not. As i have heard you could get tumours etc down there in the inside part. I have had a boyfriend for 4 years and it never hurts during intercourse so I am not to sure. I will appreciate any advice. Thanks





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    My wife has NF1 and is currently in hospital having just had an 8 hour operation to remove a plexiform tumour from her C1/2 vertabrae in her neck which was starting to affect her spinal column. the symptoms were getting numbness in her finger tips and a heavy sensation around her shoulders/neck. She was disgnosed with this tumour about 18 months ago and the surgeon has been waiting for the right time to operate. She is getting better every day (this is 48 hours after surgery). previously she has had the removal of tumours from her shoulder (a large one)and from her thigh.





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    Well I have one in my spine c6 an c7 and I have pains all from my neck to my toes my woman can't hug me it hurts that much pants hurt can you help me

    What about your periods? To be honest it does sound likely but don't worry they are benign tumours they can't hurt you but honestly I was lucky mine was 6mm if it's larger they may want to remove it especially if it's affecting your vision I didn't have anything like that. I have been taking medication to shrink mine twice a week no side affects and I am due a 2 year MRI scan in October they said they may consider reducing my medication after two years but it is possible they can return so would need to monitor it throughout my lifetime. I am looking to start a family next year so I'll keep you updated.

    I have had my right testie removed and have since been told it was not cancer as first thought. I am now being referred for tb screening as the tumours seen on the ultrasound prior to removal (also calcium deposits) are potential caused by exposure to TB. Could anything else have caused this? Also i am now 18 days post op and my prosthesis is still causing sharp pains although the swelling has gone down is this normal? also it is considerably higher than the natural one will this drop in time / could this be to do with swelling still as it feels like it is sticking to the right leg being so high and i am regretting having the replacement if i have to live with this.





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    Dear friend, I am 29 years old and suffer with acne even now. I used to have nice skin, when I was on dianette, but I was advised to stop using this by my GP as it can cause tumours. I have just seen tonight's episode of Embarrassing Teenage bodies and was truly inspired by the laser treatment she got. I would pay anything to have clear skin - it has caused me huge self-esteem issues in the past, once even bringing me to a suicide attempt when I was 20. Please can you give me more details? I dream of the day I can walk around without makeup on, without pills, ointments or night-masks on. It would change my life.





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