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I had a tumor in my scapula. Now it can not be felt thru palpation and there is no pain. Is it possible that it "moved"?There is pain in my shoulder
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
No: Tumor in muscle is clearly different from the surrounding tissue and is not contractile. Do you perhaps have neofascist pain syndrome? ...Read more
I've had unexplainable discomfort in my left shoulder blade area for about a week and google says pancoast tumor. Should i be worried?
I have shoulder blade pain that comes and goes. It's been getting worse and feels like its spread to my chest. How can I know if its knots or a tumor?
May need to visit yr: Any pain which is persisting and getting worse for more than 3-4 weeks requires examination by your doctor.Further testing with chest x-ray or a ct scan may be required to assess for any tumor underlying as the cause of this pain uless the pain goes away in 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
Pancoast was a: Radiologist that noted tumor at the top of the lung burst upward, involve sympathetic nerve plexus, and the nerve roots before, as and after they enter the brachial plexus. The tumors tend to be insidious, so the arm pain may be gradual. These tumors can be difficult to diagnose because the shoulder arm pain make people think orthopedic rather than oncologic. Pancoast was wrong. These can be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor my wife suffers from a tumor at the top of her right shoulder a few days ago, a concern about it?
I recently found out I have a tumor on my left ovary, I also have severe shoulder pain and pain in my kidney all on my left side. Is this normal?
Coincidental: I think that it is concidental that your shoulder pain and your kidney pain are both on the left side.It may be just musculoskeletal pain for the shoulder or refer pain from gallbladder problems. You need to see doctor to evaluate both kidney and shoulder pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Postop shoulder: Depends on how far out from surgery you are and your symptoms. Possibilities include hematoma formation, normal postoperative soft tissue swelling, hardware or repair failure, infection, etc. The most important thing you can do is follow up with your routine postoperative checks that your shoulder surgeon has arranged. ...Read more
Nearly 3 years after removing tumor and some lymph glands i still have discomfort in my upper arm and shoulder, what to do?
My brother was diagnosed with a malignant tumor thats located on the left side of his shoulder and its feeding off main artery, can it b operated?
It depends: Different tumors are treated differently. Surgical resection depends on the type, location and extent of tumor as well as overall patient health. ...Read more
Neck vein starting just above left collarbone bulges even in resting standing position. Leads to visible pulse where you would chk it. Possible tumor?
Veins are soft to fe: If you place your finger on this area and try to take a feel , you will know if it feels hard, firm or soft. Unless it is firm to hard in feel, it is probably just a normal vein. if you are still unsure and concerned then you need to have your doctor examine you and also check inside your chest with a Chest X-ray to make sure that there is no tumor inside your chest. ...Read more
Depends on tumor: A lot depends on the size location and function of the tumor. A pituitary tumor may cause headaches, visual disturbances, and if it secretes a hormone, it can cause syndromes related to that. Neck/shoulder pain and weight loss are not common for a pit tumor, unless the tumor actually came from somewhere else, or is caused by some other illness. Get this checked out with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
Is pancoast tumor rare in someone in their 30s with clean chest xray? I sometimes get discomfort in right collarbone
You don't have it: pancoast rumors virtually always have a positive CT scan; they are associated with a set of findings including pain in the shoulder, weakness and atrophy of hand muscles, and Horner's syndrome which is small pupil and eyelid drooping, appearance of smaller eye and lack of sweating, all on the side of the tumor. You need to look for another cause of your discomfort ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen area on my posterior upper left shoulder (where the top of my humerus is). It slightly stings/burns, could this be a tumor?
Right neck near spine feels harder than left. Neck pain months. Yesterday burning in shoulder gone now. Sleeping on couch months. 2 drs no help.Tumor?
Headache on top left side crner of head & sometimes right corner 2 Happens randomlyCan it be tumor or anything serious? Neck & shoulder strain b cuase
No: The shoulder blade, chest wall and lung are in the way and the breast is unlikely to be seen at all. ...Read more
Have pain in my shoulder, when i press it radiates to my head. Having dull headaches in back of head...Brain tumor?
Muscle aches&brainCA: Most individuals in your age group would most likely have knotted up shoulder and neck muscles which will radiate to your head and give you regular headaches. Brain cancer usually causes balance changes, am headaches, nausea, seizures, focal neurological changes. You really need to massage your neck and shoulders on a regular basis and try to relax with deep breathing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers