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My older brother who is 58 has a large tumor looking thing on th right side of his stomach. its apparently its as long as a watermelon but only half the width. I was told its now draining and smells like death. what can I do. I will be going over there and try to talk him into going to the hospital

Doctor's Assistant: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?

No I was just told of this yesterday. he has had the growth about a year and the draining is recent but he walks around with a sheet on so the wont see it. makes no sense. the house smells bad. he is white as a ghost and not making a lot of sense when talking to someone but refuses to go to the DR.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

My grandmother died at 102 years old they had found a tumor on her side that was cancer also. my mom has skin cancer

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

Did they biopsy it?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no he will not go to the Dr.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

This is likely a skin cancer that has grown to a ridiculous size

why won't he go in?

that makes no sense?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
don't know he wont leave the house either.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

I would call an ambulance to pick him up

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
you can do that against his will?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

If you can petition him that he is not competent to make decisions

is he competent?

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

Thanks for this question

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