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A 51-year-old female asked about a 73-year-old female:

pain and lumps in chest lost appetite and weight my mom is very stubborn she won't see medical attention will it get worse?

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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Please encourage your mother to see a doctor. The symptoms you describe suggest a significant medical problem, and chances are it may only get worse.
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Weight loss: This might be a marker of a chronic disease or malignancy. She needs to see a physician for work up and pain management.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2014

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