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Is Neck Pain A Sign Of Cancer
Other symptoms?: Pain can be a presenting symptom of cancer, but there are many, more common causes. Details about the pain (constant?, location?, migratory?, how long going on for?) can be helpful. Symptoms with pain that are more concerning for cancer include: new bruising, extreme fatigue, unexplained fevers, appearing very pale, new mass, persistent lymph nodes, headaches+vomiting. See doc if having these. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Maybe: The lumps you describe might be enlarged lymph nodes. Knowing what causes their enlargement depends on more history: how long have they been enlarged, have you had a cancer of the head and neck, etc. It could be from an infection, but it might also be cancer, especially if you already have a cancer diagnosis. See your doctor. ...Read more
Could my neck lump be a sign of cancer? I have a pretty big lump that is visible on my left side especially if I turn my head. I am 21 years old cur
What about the lump?: If it is VERY large, more than a good inch across, rock hard, and / or stuck to nearby structures, get it seen. Otherwise, it's probably a lymph node and your friend. ...Read more
It can be: Signs of throat cancer include: hoarseness, pain with swallowing, ear pain, or lymph nodes in the neck that are swollen and painless. If you have persistent burning, you should see your primary doctor and be referred to an ear, nose, and throat doctor. ...Read more
I'm 19, had pharyngitis. The sore throat went away. Now my right tonsil and ear hurts. That won't go away. Early sign of cancer? Help please.
Few Red Bump on Tongue, Burning & sore throat sometimes, burning/pain in bump causes ear pain. Any thing serious any sign of cancer.
See a specialist: If this is a chronic or recurring problem go see an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Cancer is: Low down on the list of possibilities. Please see your doc who can check you out for things like. Pinched nerves in the neck and disk problems. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Had MRI of neck, said "non enlarged bilateral reactive lymph nodes"...Should I b scared? Had r side neck pain for 5 weeks now, scared its cancer thx
Thyroid removed 2yrs ago bc thy cancer. Now having a lot of neck pain. New U/S shows enlarged lymph node with loss of fatty hilum. Can cancer be back?
Thyroid cancer: 40 F notes: Thyroid removed 2yrs ago bc thy cancer. Now having a lot of neck pain. New U/S shows enlarged lymph node with loss of fatty hilum. Can cancer be back? ANS: yes it COULD be but only your Dr can tell you. Depends on type of cancer it was, what the path report said, your family hx of thyroid cancer and many other things. Ask your team. ...Read more
Neck pain top of both shoulders hurt to touch had it 2 years could this be cancer eyes go heavy and hurt to touch floaters for years go weak thenshake?
I'm a smoker for 15 years I'm 30 years old I have upper back pain on my shoulder blades and neck pain can it be lung cancer?
I have neck pain and 2 lumps on my neck could it be thyroid cancer? Also back pain and cough since october and done light nausea
I'm freaked out I've had headaches, neck pain almost a month. I just found a lump on my neck behind my ear. Seeing dr in the morning. Is this cancer?
My sons 14 w/an axillary node that has masses in it. Had a bx no cancer but he's sick. Can't move his arm/neck, pain & swelling in face/neck/ear/chest?
Thyroidperoxadase 1200 for last year other thyroid blood tests fine, cysts on thyroid 1.3 cm, swollen lymph nodes neck pain, cancer?
I'm 30 year old female I wheeze lots at night and I chest pain like a shock and rib pain I get neck pain right before my skull could it be lung cancer?
Feeling tired, weak spells, voice loss when singing or cheering, neck pain in the muscles to the touch. Normal chest xray and blood work. Cancer?
Symptoms without dx.: Someone has ordered limited lab testing which is normal, but sounds like either a vocal nodule, or perhaps a viral disease like mono may be the cause. While cancer is not likely, because this is condition worries you, a thorough evaluation to examine your whole person (physical and mental) is needed to fully diagnose or reassure you. ...Read more
Am having neck pain and earaches and headacheseveryday I think I might have an brain tumor or cancer plus shoulder pain by my upper back pains I want to go have an cat scan but I already been for other things
Cluster of symptoms: Hard to say with a general cluster of symptoms what may be happening, but if they are significant they should be evaluated. Conditions such as brain tumor are quite rare and ct/mri scans may be ordered by a physician after a thorough history and exam. Don't ignore your symptoms, but be cautious about jumping to the most severe conclusion without more of a work-up. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Chest CT ok 6 mon ago. Xray 3 mon ok. Now short breath w mild blade sholder neck pain &m cough. No wheezing. No cardiac isues. Mild reflux. No smoke. Cancer?
Left side earache sore throat swollen lymph node in neck pain under eye fungus on tongue not strep could it be sinus or cancer it went away & came bac?
Could be: It can be a sign of an endocrine disorder in which your signals to regulate sodium may be off. There are certain conditions, such as addison's disease, in which your body cannot regulate sodium. It can be due to medications as well. It also can be associated with cancer, usually lung cancer, but you may have other symptoms such as shortness of breath or weight loss. ...Read more
Not necessarily: This is just the size of the ovary and this is an estimate given the ultrasound just like people different sizes so our different organs I would worry too much about it would also look at shape and consistency and other features please consult with your doctor from more accurate description but it doesn't sound like anything wrong. ...Read more
Not necessarily: We know most often we can identify a significant medical treatment, illness or psychosocial stressor as a trigger. Cancer is known to be a trigger but though we all have seen patients who had shingles and then soon after were diagnosed with cancer, most with shingles don't get a cancer diagnosis in the following months. ...Read more
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