A 31-year-old male asked:
Painful spots on chest for 4 months. are symm, pains in back whn i bend my neck(symmt) smker, can this be cancer? heart attack? chest ct clear jan 3
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Waskowitzanswered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Symmetrical "spots" usually not consistent with cancer presentation.
4.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Nicholas Stratasanswered
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Many possibilities: Other causes include costochondritis and other musculoskeletal issues. Get a hands on physical exam.
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 14, 2016
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