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Cancer

Question
Posted by: | 2019/09/14

Q.

Help with symptoms

My friends 18-year-old son who is having some serious issues. He spent the last week in the hospital and they can’t figure out what it is. I thought I would post here in hopes that someone might have an idea. His symptoms are as follows; rapid weight loss, excruciating muscle pain throughout the entire body (this occurs in flares with no predictability), extreme night sweats, fever, rash/skin peeling on the fingers and toes. The hospital instructed them to take him to the rheumatologist. Any thoughts on what this might be? 

Expert's Reply

A.

Cancer expert
- 2019/09/16

Dear Anonymous, I can quite understand your concerns. It is not possible to make any diagnosis from the signs and symptoms listed. It is suggested that he be seen by a specialist physician who will conduct a battery of tests to determine exactly what the cause could be. (MCH).

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