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My Big Toe Tumor Symptoms
Sharp sudden pain in big toe only lasts a few seconds then goes away happens periodically throughout the day?
"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
Please inform: Us what type of tumor you have and where the tumor is located.... ...Read more
I have shocking pain that goes down my left leg and into my foot and my foot always feels cold? I do have a sheath tumor on my left side is that it?
Possible.: It is possible but it may be a number of other things. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My husband had a tumor removed from his foot in 8/12. He had radiation on his foot and is still experiencing a lot of pain and swelling is this normal?
Possibly: Radiation to the hands and feet can cause chronic swelling. Any persistent problems afterbradiation should be evaluated by a radiation oncologist, preferably the one that gave the treatments. There are some therapies that might help the swelling and some medications that also might be helpful. ...Read more
Yes: It will give the indications of a cancerous tumor but a biopsy will be needed. ...Read more
Developed a fibrous tumor on the arch of my right foot. Have had 2 surgeries to remove it but it keeps coming back. Why is that?
Plantar fibromatosis: Plantar fibromas are notorious for recurring. A radical plantar fasciectomy, where all of the plantar fascia is removed will lessen the chances of recurrence. ...Read more
My husband had tumor removed from foot (nscl). He received radiation on foot and brain and chemo last MRI showed suspected reoccurrence what options?
Recurrence in brain: This is not a very good scenario with recurrence in brain after radiation already given to brain. May consult radiation oncologist again to see if more radiation is possible or else better to start focusing on palliative measures like hospice care. ...Read more
How likely is occasional tingling in 1 foot to be caused by brain tumor? 33yo-grandma has foot neuropothy. I have occasional headaches, no hist of tumor
Hi I'm 5 days post op having tumors removed from my R foot and ankle. I've. Been having An issue with numbness tingling severely cold feet and cramps?
Plan: You definitely need to follow up with your surgeon, who knows what tumor removed and location. ...Read more
I had a tumor removed from my upper spine wrapped in spinal cord now I'm left numb and tingling on the whole left side of my body, right foot HELP!
Noticed that I have been mixing words lately (saying the wrong ones or mispronouncing) and now left foot is tingling. Scared of stroke/brain tumor??
Wrong foot: Unless you've some clear & present risk factors as a 26 yo person such as a medical condition causing hypercoagulability, cardiac defect such as patent foramen ovale, Factor V Leyden deficiency, sickle cell anemia, or some other rare problem then, the risk of your symptoms reflecting stroke is minuscule. Still, if this is new for you then, an exam by your physician is advisable. ...Read more
Surgery on my foot due to plantar fasciitis, heel spur, tumor on nerve about 2wks ago. Painful still. Dr. Gave me a shot of cortisone didn't help. Next?
Follow up: With your surgeon, let them know your condition. Be patient but concerned. 2 weeks post- op is still considered part of the healing time. ...Read more