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is cancer back pain sharp or dull

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Cancer pain: Pain is a characteristic of cancer but some cancers can be pain free.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Neither: At age 23, neither is likely. Sciatica is due to compression of nerve in low back, usually causes pain down the leg. It's rare at your age. Injury t ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
20 years experience Pathology
Probably not: Please see your doctor, even though a spinal tumor is quite unlikely, unless you already have a previous cancer. It might be as simple as a pulled mu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Nicotine addiction: Fear of pancreatic cancer in your age group could be addressed with a visit to your doc and tumor marker blood tests. However, an ability to significa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See your doc: could be one of several benign conditions as well as a more serious one. see urologist or internist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Why lung cancer?: Back pain is common, lung cancer is rather uncommon, especially in a 32 year old person!. So I would think of common causes first. Most back pains are ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
There are many : Reasons for these symptoms that could include: adhesions related to your prior surgery, a GI issue like diverticulitis, a urinary tract infection or ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : Why cancer? Pain is most related to cyst and inflammation. If it gets worse, please, see a doctor and US.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
16 years experience General Surgery
Back shoulder pain: at 26 years old. Pain in right shoulder area is most likely not related to lung cancer. Absent trauma, it can easily be referred pain from gallbladder ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: If you're experiencing recurrent abdominal discomfort and frequent pale stools a gastroenterologist would be best qualified to evaluate you and order ... Read More

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