A member 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

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Robert Waskowitz answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Probably not: Symmetrical "spots" usually not consistent with cancer presentation.

Answered 5/14/2016


Dr. Nicholas Stratas answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Many possibilities: Other causes include costochondritis and other musculoskeletal issues. Get a hands on physical exam.

Answered 5/14/2016



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