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I am a 45 year old female who has lost over 85 pounds in less than a year and keep loosing!! Can you help me figure out what is going on or what signs to looks for to help located the source please? I’ve lost so much weight I can no longer sit on my behind because there is nothing but pelvis and tailbone stick out out about 3 inches!! HELP!!

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?

For almost as year and no!

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

I have a history (a long one) if cancer that runs in my family that have all died. My sister had brain, and female cancer that metastasized throughout her body before she died at the age of 35. My mother just passed of megastatic colon cancer and my hald

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have you been checked for cancer?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No

That would clearly be the first step!!!

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can someone help me please?

Yes, you need to have a full blood workup and CT scan

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
What is a full body work up? What all does that include??

full BLOOD

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where do I go and how to I get this type of blood work ordered and does a dr have to order it?

You should see a primary care internist

what is your zip code?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
39661

check out this doctor for a full workup

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I got a reply after this but somehow it got deleted. What is a full work up and where would I get that done and what does it check for & how?

It is a full blood panel. CBC, CMP, sed rate, among others

Also a CAT scan of the chest/abdomen/pelvis

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did see before it got deleted some doctors you recommended. Can you send me the name of the one you recommend for me the most please?

Anazia Medical Clinic 2: Anazia Victor MD

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you Dr. Phill and God Bless you for helping me!!

welcome :)

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