A 31-year-old female asked:
What type of cancer could cause hip,back,body aches,short of breath and fatigue?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Metastatic cancer: If there is an existing malignancy, then the symptoms you describe are those of a lesion that has metastasized to multiple sites such as bone and lung. In a female the most common lesions would be derived from breast or lung cancer. A PET/CAT scan would resolve the issue of which is true metastasis and what might be neuromuscular.
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Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Not Cancer: It is highly unlikely that those symptoms are related to any type of cancer. I suggest a general examination and getting a general blood test including a Western Blot test for Lyme. Often our physical symptoms are related to other stresses in our life, as well, so it would be a good opportunity to assess those.
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Last updated May 3, 2017
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