Patient discussion about type

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Q. how many types of cancer are they?

AThere are over 200 different types of cancer. You can develop cancer in any body organ. There are over 60 different organs in the body where you can get a cancer.

Each organ is made up of several different tissue types. For example, there is usually a surface covering of skin or epithelial tissue. Underneath that there will be some connective tissue, often containing gland cells. Underneath that there is often a layer of muscle tissue and so on. Each type of tissue is made up of specific types of cells. Cancer can develop in just about any type of cell in the body. So there is almost always more than one type of cancer that can develop in any one organ.

Q. What types of arthritis are there?

I am familiar with several types of arthritis, for instance R.A or ostheoarthritis. Are there more types?
A1Arthritis is a symptom that can occur on its own as part of a known disease such as RA, osteoarthritis or Gout, and can also happen as a part of other complex of symptoms involving the joints in other diseases such as: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis and so on. Other diseases can mimic arthritis for instance: osteoporosis or multiple myeloma.
A2There are primary and secondary forms of arthritis. Primary types include: Osteoarthritis , Rheumatoid arthritis , Septic arthritis , Gout and pseudogout , Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Still's disease and Ankylosing spondylitis. Secondary arthritis to other diseases: Lupus erythematosus , Henoch-Schönlein purpura, Psoriatic arthritis, Reactive arthritis, Haemochromatosis, Hepatitis , FMF, Inflammatory bowel disease and more.

Q. Types of Bipolar

I like to know that how many types of bipolar is there and what are its symptoms? Can any one please explain?
A1The DSM-IV (bible of psychological disorders) recognizes two disorders within the category of Bipolar disorders. Bipolar I Disorder is the characteristic cycling of depressive lows and manic highs (the extent and length of these extremes differ from person to person). Bipolar II disorder is cycling between depression and less intense hypomanias. So in a way, Bipolar II is less fun than Bipolar I. Manias and Hypomanias are not just being really happy. They are merely a period of intense energy and activity. The patient often has little control over what they say or do during this period.
There is something in Bipolar disorder called a "Mixed Episode". They are not very common but this is a very distressing period in which a person experiences symptoms from both a mania and a depression at the same time. Dark, disturbing thoughts and intense anxiety and lowered inhibitions--even panic attacks. In the words of my professor: "Mixed episodes suck".
A2I suffer from cyclothymia, which is a cycling between normal and depressed. I never get the highs of mania or even hypomania. Sometimes I wish I would! It might be better than this depression that's always lurking not even a step behind me.
A3here is a short and accurate article that will help you in your question:

http://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-disorder-forms

Q. Is there any type in ADHD?

I am Winner, I heard about ADHD but don’t know exactly what it means? Is there any type in ADHD? Is Child ADHD or Teens ADHD most common?
AADHD is a genetically transmitted disorder. Some mothers will be describing the symptoms of ADHD of their kids during pregnancy or in early years. But usually these symptoms cannot be distinguished from the normal development. There is no general idea among experts, how to classify the type of ADHD. Teen ADHD is more common than child ADHD. Generally physician treat ADHD with these types, they are Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type, Predominantly Inattentive Type and Combined Type.

Q. What kind of exercises I must do?

I have a slipped disc problem due to my obesity. I started with low back pain that got increasingly worse. After my X-ray and MRI it was confirmed that it was a slipped disc problem. I was advised to have bed rest. This helped the pain to reduce. I was given some medicines. With enough rest I am gaining weight again and I think I should start exercising again. What kind of exercises I must do?
ASimple exercise like treadmill, walking and cycling is good. But do not strain yourself. Very simple stretching exercise is good also. Do not lift anything heavy as it may strain your back. Do take care to eat a well-balanced diet and food that can enhance the calcium in your body. Keep your weight within limits.

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Q. what are the most common types of cancer? are they also the most dangerous kind?

AThe most common type of cancer is nonmelanoma skin cancer, with more than 1,000,000 new cases expected in the United States in 2008. Nonmelanoma skin cancers represent about half of all cancers diagnosed in this country. it's a dangerous one. but pancreatic cancer is deadlier. more then 90% people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die because of it.

Q. HIV - does it infect specific Blood Types?

A friend of mine joined the army and they took him to an experiment and infected him with HIV. But he was not infected- he said because he has a certain blood type. Is this true?
A1HIV, as all other viruses need specific cells,s surface proteins which called receptors,in case of HIV these receptors are found in certain WBCs that known as T-helper cells which named as T4 cells. All humans have these T4 cells but some people lack the receptor that necessary for virus attachment and pentration of the cell which leeds to the inablity of the virus to cause infection and become a target for the immune system. But they c can infect other suseptable people.
A2There are actually a certain people that are immune to HIV. And that all depends not on blood cell types. but the lacking of a certain protein on white blood cells. That is the protein that HIV virus catches for entering the white blood cell. but it's rare and i wouldn't take that as a rule and continue having sexual intercourse without protection.
A3I find it hard to believe the army infected any one with HIV. But that's a different story. Blood types differ from one another by their red blood cells proteins. HIV infects white blood cells .there is no connection between blood type and a cure for HIV. If there was- you’ve heard about it by now…
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