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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Clubbing digits: Clubbing can be acquired or inherited. Clubbing that is acquired is usually due to lung or heart disease but may be secondary to gastrointestinal dise ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Most people with lung cancer do not have clubbed fingers. When the do they may also have shin and other bone pain due to pulmonary osteoarthropathy. S ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No: Chronic lung diseases like emphysema and COPD tend to cause clubbing of the fingers. Lung cancer itself does not necessarily cause clubbing.
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Dr. Paul Aitchison
25 years experience Radiology
No: Clubbing has many causes, including some lung cancers. Most patients with lung cancer do not have clubbing. Many patients with clubbing do not have ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uncertain lung CA: You need to be evaluated by a MD with a Chest X ray to rule out lung cancer. However, it could also be anything from a cardiac issue to a nerve or mus ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: The symptoms can be seen in several issues Are you a smoker? Why not just see a doctor and have a chest x ray done if you are concerned instead of as ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: The pain that you describe is more likely from a herniated disc or stenosis of the cervical spine (arthritis) than lung cancer. An MRI of the cervica ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: you need to be evaluated and followed up by pulmonologists and allergists, given the few information you provided, unfortunately we cannot be of much ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not cancer: You're making a big mistake by reading cancer symptoms and concluding you might have it. Every symptom caused by any cancer -- lung or anywhere else - ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Varies: One can see images of pathology specimens of lung cancer here: http://media.Photobucket.Com/user/lebayman/media/lung_cancer_metastatic.Jpg.Html?Fil ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Lung Cancer: Lung cancer is not contagious. But, the reasons people get lung cancer (smoking, chemical exposure, and genetics) can lead to other family members al ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not necessarily.: Smoking and lung cancer is not a sure think, it is a risk. A better statement would be, if one smokes, the risk of getting lung cancer increases.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Not likely: The vast majority of lung cancer is caused by smoking - i.e. First hand cigarette smoke. Lung cancer is rare in people who have never smoked. If car e ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
43 years experience Radiology
May be: A question of the form can A show B is almost always answered maybe, because you cannot completely exclude the possibility that it may or may not demo ... Read More
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