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Chemo And Bone Pain
Sorry to hear: This. A scapula is a very odd bone for a primary tumor, and also odd for something traveled to that bone, but it does no get bone spurs. A "mass" needs to be biopsied. However, it is more likely to be from some other place: lung, breast (w), prostate (m)...My last scapular met came from a kidney primary. ...Read more
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Severe returned pain in pelvic . 10 month diag. Of nsclc ...Mets...S. 4. Meds doubled oral and patch . No chemo and radiation. Prognosis? Pain help?
Reconsider chemo: I am sorry that you are suffering from the pain. You may want to reconsider about chemo and radiation therapy. Chemo is the main therapy for stage IV lung cancer-and nowadays therapy is individualized and we do have biologic therapy with less side effects for lung cancer.Chemo is given to relieve symptoms and maintain you quality of life. Radiaton to the pelvic bone may help reduce pain as wel. ...Read more
Read that bone pain is symptom of bladder cancer. Hip bone or pelvic bone pain? Have some other symptoms and bad pain in hip bone. related?
Depends: If you have not had cancer, pain is most likely not due to cancer. In particular if it is chronic. Other causes of pain are much more likely. ...Read more
Bone inside butt left right painful + lower back bone pain. What are my chances of bone cancer? 61yrs of age.Prostate cancer radition 2yrs ago.Psa .35
Small but definite -: Chance with your hx of prostate cancer. See your orthopod to get investigated. I am sure your oncologist must be following you if its only been 2 yrs since you had radiation. I am sure he (she) can also tell you. Prostate cancers are generally amenable to radiation treatments and pts do very well. So check with your rad, oncologist ; an orthopod, as early DX means early treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Why addition 3 weeks radiation for recurrence of severe pelvic pain from s4 nsclc brain and bone mets? 9.5 months. Pain mess upped 50%
Palliation: The primary use of radiation therapy in stage IV nsclc is palliation.Without knowing more details it is difficult to answer your question.It appears that your oncology team has chosen this direction to relieve pelvic pain. Radiation therapy is an effective means of relieving bone pain.Depending the cause, extent of disease, and location, radiation can reduce bone pain in 70% of patients treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I completed chemo in sept radiation in dec. For breast cancer now have deep bone pain in elbows & wrists, pain under right upper rib cage. Normal?
Having severe pain below right side rib cage and lower back tail bone pain, both leg socket joint pain, can't able walk now, did all type of scan mri, ct?
Inflammatory?: You need to know if is inflammatory and a sedimentary rate, RA factor, and nuclear scan can rule this out. If not inflammatory, the pain pattern suggests sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction, which cannot be seen on ct and MRI scans nor any other imaging study, as reported in the medical literature. Diagnosis of sij disorder is done by means of a fluroscopic guided diagnostic block of the sij. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had two big surgeries for melanoma. Had IV chemo and radiation. Now back. Non-localized in abdomen and left kidney. Chemo & radiation not option. Help?
Mother has White line on shoulder bone x ray. In the middle of the bone. Shoulder pain for months?
I have stage 4 breast cancer. Its at the bones and on my lungs. Is a bone Marrow transplant possible?
Have anemia, and low calcium.consistently experience excruciating bone pain in legs and ribcage. Have had clear lung scans and spine mris.
You need a workup: Hi. Low calcium is not normal. Bone pain isn't either in absence of a fracture. What is your PTH? Your 25-hydroxyvitamin D? Your alkaline phosphatase? Your 24-hour urine calcium? You need a good work up! Go see my ol' buddy, Dr. Gyan Brard, an endocrinologist in Mesa, or any other good endocrinologist. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI and 3 Nerve blocks, hospital can't find the cause 2 years of investigation lower back pain, tender tail bone pain radiates around buttocks.
Coccydynia: Tail bone pain is also called coccydynia. Coccydynia is inflammation localized to the tailbone and there can be multiple causes or things that mimic it, including sacroilitis, sciatica or even infection to name a few.It might be best to see a spine specialist for a more detailed history and exam.In the meantime try Lidocaine or Diclofenac patch, Core PT or pilates w/ lumbar stabilization & massage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large differential: At your young age, there are too many possibilities. Musculoskeletal sources such as back strain, disk protrusions are possible. But, with the tiredness, and inflammation, I have concerns about a possible rheumatologic origin. I suggest you see a general physician to initiate a broad workup. ...Read more
Where and how large?: Most "growths" in the lung are unable to cause pain because the lung has no pain nerves. If a mass is large enough and located near the chest wall or apex of the lung, it can invade the pleura where there are many nerves and the pain can be constant, severe, and located in an area where pain refers to other parts of the chest and upper body. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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