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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Rule out fracture: You should have this evaluated to make sure you don't have either a fracture of the rib or recurrence of the cancer. This might involve getting an mr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Rib pain: Would not be a high frequecy association sign or symptom.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Need evaluation: Unfortunately, breast cancer can recur in the ribs or the chest wall. Go see your md and they can start with a cxr or rib xr to make sure no mets and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
Rib pain: For you age - lung cancer would be rare. Chest muscle spasm could give you the fleeting pain. If you strain your chest muscles you can have similar pa ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Fear: See an md for an eval and rays. You are young the probability is low and you will have a proper eval.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
CBC is uninformative: My understanding of your question is that you have shoulder and back pain, and you are worried about cancer. Doctors did tests consisting of a cbc, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Non-specific: Fleeting chest pains are not specific for lung cancer. It could be caused by a host of other benign reasons like muscle pain, rib pain from strain or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: sounds like you have anxiety, nothing you describe sounds like lung cancer or anything more than musculoskeletal pain in the chest wall
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: However you pmd may consider CXR if symptoms persist
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
See your oncologist.: Stage IV describes invasive breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other organs of the body, such as the lungs, dis ... Read More
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