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Left Rib Tumor Symptoms
"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
Pain: Well, more history is needed. This can't be easily sorted out without tapping into more detail. Connect with one of our Health Tap Prime providers or seek local care. ...Read more
Depends: Size and location of the tumor have a lot to do with delineating the symptoms. The frontal lobe has a few different functions. Among them; speech, personality deficits and/or motor problems on the right side of the body can result. ...Read more
Possibly: Shoulder pain can be caused by a superior sulcus tumor, meaning a cancer that arises high up in the top of the lung. These tumors are uncommon, but can cause severe pain because of pressure on large nerves. There are however, more likely causes for shoulder pain than lung cancer and these should be ruled out first! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Intermittent left side sternum and left breast pain. Sharp short pain. No other symptoms. Cannot be reproduced. Muscular? Cardiac? Esophagus?
Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause intermittent throbbing pain behind left rib cage, not the actual ribs...No injuries?
Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?
No: pancreas cancer arises in 3 areas of the gland, the head producing painless jaundice, mid body invading celiac plexus to cause severe back pain and tail lesions near the spleen obstructing splenic vein to cause gastric varies from vasa brevia. Pain in left shoulder blade is due to irritation of the left diaphragmatic crura due to inflammation at the site not from distal pancreas Ca ...Read more
Upper left back pain at the quadrant. pain left rib cage & swollen, painful stomach near ribcage. No injury occur. Gastriritis? Wbc is 10.1.
Wbc not cons w: An elevated white count is not common with gastritis. Have they checked your pancreas? Your pain could be referred from the stomach, pancreas or intestines. The spleen sits at the upper left quadrant too... Hard to say without the full exam and labs to look at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 12mm left adrenal nodule and 9mm right adrenal nodule cause right side shoulder pain and cause mild upper thoracic scoliosis? Any correlations?
Small adrenal: nodules will not cause shoulder pain or scoliosis. The vast majorityof incidentally discovered adrenal nodules are benign adenomas. Most of these have unique characteristics on MRI and CT and can be diagnosed without biopsy. If they cannot be characterized as benign adenomas, they are indeterminate and may need additional evaluation and follow up. Talk with your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph nodes neck & chest enlarged over last year, antibiotics x4, now pain under left rib cage/ shoulder on insp, dyspnea. Ct show splenic lesions?
Costochrondritis?: Is the pain associated with certain movements? If so, it may just be from a sprain in the rib cage which may improve with NSAID. If it is associated with exertion and you have elevated blood lipid , blood sugar, and/or elevated BP (also pos family history of heart disease), an exercise echo may be warranted since the EKG is not sensitive enough. ...Read more
Male, age 60; Symptoms: right flank pain + bloated abdomen CT abdomen says 1.3cm Hypervascular lesion on pancreas tail. More tests next week?
F/U with your Doctor: This problem (a lesion on your pancreas) needs to be addressed in the office by a knowledgeable Dr. Their are too many possible issues for the internet to be the proper forum to resolve this issue. The lesion on the pancreas might not have anything to do with your bloated abdomen (or it could). Place your care in the hands of a physician you trust. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: This could be from something irritating the diaphragm from above or below, from the rib or the costochondral attachments, an enlarged and tender intraabdominal organ like the spleen, or could be referred pain from elsewhere. Answering your question accurately would require a full exam. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more
How is spine cancer diagnosed. Are pain along spine, upper back pain, headaches, arm pain, chest bone pain symptoms ?
Not necessarily: Thyroid cancer can be without symptoms other than swelling in the neck or abnormal thyroid function levels on bloodwork. If it does cause symptoms, it can give an appearance of an overactive thyroid: weight loss, racing heartbeat, feeling hot when others feel comfortable, diarrhea, and anxiety. You don't have to have all of these symptoms. Start with bloodwork to see if your levels are ok. ...Read more
Thoracic outlet syndrome? Could be causing left shoulder tip pain,arm pain,Jaw pain, left leg pain & chest pain. All heart/blood clot tests NORMAL!
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