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esophageal cancer chest pain

A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: These are symptoms of reflux disease. Difficulty swallowing or throwing up blood can be due to esophageal cancer. Some esophageal cancers have no symp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux NOT Cancer.: If chest pain is worse with movement, with Deep Breathing, with Pressure on the Chest = can be inflammation called CostoChondritis; Rx with Local Heat ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rare: The incidence of esophageal cancer in 24 year old male is rare. Typically you would not see esophageal cancer on CXR unless it was advanced.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Ask your oncologist: I'm afraid the best person to help address your questions would be your oncologist who has access to all your results and reports. It is a question th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see your: doctor as soon as possible. This is probably not esophageal cancer at your age, but black tarry stools can signify bleeding in the intestinal tract. W ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be a diverticulu: This may be a Zenker's diverticulum. You can see an esophageal expert when you see a gastroenterologist. I do not think it is cancer.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor ASAP: If you are having chest pain and dyspnea you need to be seen and examined asap. Do not wait. Go now. Good luck.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
At the age of 20 ?: What at your age ? , look for some thing simple , like peptic ulcer with gerds etc see your doctor get investigated and cured , .
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Lung cancer nor throat cancer are associated with back pain unless they have spread. I would let your doctor know about these symptoms.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: If a tumor is the cause of your back pain, the tumor can spread into areas of the spinal chord or root. This would cause other neurological symptoms s ... Read More

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