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Doctor insights on: Left And Right Chest Tumor Symptoms

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If one had symptoms of pancoast tumor. Would it have shown up on a chest xray.

If one had symptoms of pancoast tumor. Would it have shown up on a chest xray.

Pancoast tumor: It is a function of size. Small apical or pancoast tumors can be missed on x-rays but once their size becomes large, then a chest x-ray should be able to detect them. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"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


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Chest pain i beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be ? Tumor? All on left side.

Chest pain i beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be ? Tumor? All on left side.

Chest pain Tumor: Chest pain can be due to a large number of causes; one such is due to nerve root injury impingement with associated muscle spasm, A tumor is usu. meant to be a lump of some type, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. Get a proper consultation in person or vie Concierge a Health Tap ...Read more

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If I have a tumor in my breast, can that cause severe chest pains? Fifteen yr old girl..Two lumps in left breast.

If I have a tumor in my breast, can that cause severe chest pains? Fifteen yr old girl..Two lumps in left breast.

FIBROCYSTIC CHANGES: Painful breast lumps in a teenager are usually the result of fibrocystic changes, a benign condition that can cause cysts or fibrous growths to develop. They can be quite tender, and can fluctuate in their tenderness based on your cycle. You can use antiinflammatory drugs, like Aspirin or advil, (ibuprofen) for relief, but you do need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does cll cause tumors? My cousins has tumors in his chest and in his neck. Sometimes he can't hear well out of his left ear.

Does cll cause tumors? My cousins has tumors in his chest and in his neck. Sometimes he can't hear well out of his left ear.

CLL: Cll is chronic lymphocytic leukemia. It sometimes present with lymph nodes in the neck , chest area under the arms and groin area. Cll in general is considered as a precancerous state at the beginning stages. So, most of the time the diseases is just observed for many years in the beginning. ...Read more

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Do I have a brain tumor? I often have sever head aches on the left side of my head. With chest pains.

Do I have a brain tumor? I often have sever head aches on the left side of my head. With chest pains.

Not likely: Headache is certainly one of the common symptoms of a brain tumor, but chest pain is not usually in any way related. You may just have migraines, or you may have another type of disease. You should see your doctor for evaluation and appropriate testing and referral, probably to a neurologist who specializes in headache. An MRI of the head would help. ...Read more

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Up back pain one year. Been present on right side all this time now its on left today. Had MRI spine ok. Ct of chest 7 months ago ok. Pancoast tumor?

Up back pain one year. Been present on right side all this time now its on left today. Had MRI spine ok. Ct of chest 7 months ago ok. Pancoast tumor?

Normal: Normal means normal ct sensitive test for pancoast tumor consider it ruled out large symptomatic pancoast tumors dont appear in seven months or switch sides migratory back pain is most consitant with myofascial pain benign condition anciety? ...Read more

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What can happen if someone has a tumor in their chest by their heart?

What can happen if someone has a tumor in their chest by their heart?

The heart: Lives in the middle medistinum. Lungs live on each side, the esophagus resides behind, the thymus and lymph nodes live amongst the blood vessels above and in front. The heart and function needs to be preserved as the adjacent tumor is treated with surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Had lung xray. Could it also tell if i had a tumor in chest?

Had lung xray. Could it also tell if i had a tumor in chest?

Sometimes: Cancers of numerous types occur through out different age groups. If you had a tumor or mass, it could potentially be identified by chest x-ray. This would more likely be a "surprise" or "incidental finding". If a tumor was suspected, a chest x-ray would not normally be the imaging modality used to find/locate/define a tumor in the chest. ...Read more

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Could a small lung tumor be overlooked by a chest xray?

Could a small lung tumor be overlooked by a chest xray?

Yes: Usually by the time a tumor is visible on chest x-ray it is fairly large. There is currently no reliable screening procedure for lung cancer. ...Read more

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