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When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, could it be asymptom of prostate cancer, or must it be constant?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Prostate cancer>: Usually bone cancer is not intermittent and symmetrical so ask your doc to find the cause.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of prostate cancer?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Too non-specific!: It copuld, but there are many causes including simple hip arthritis, trochnteric bursitis, etc. Also, prostate cancer first metastizes to the pelvis and spine, before peripheral bones! see your doc!
A 48-year-old member asked:

When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of cancer?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Usually not: Cancer in the bone usually not painful tell the late stages.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It may suggest osteoporosis or osteomalacia. You may wish to have tests for bone density and vitamin D.
May 24, 2012

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