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Non Small Cell Lung Cancer And Lower Back Pain
M/21. Non smoker. Suffer from anxiety. Been feeling short of breath lately. Have some low back pain off and on. Is this lung cancer? Very scared.
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
I've been having breathing problems. Now I'm dizzy, have lower back pain. Pressure on neck. Is this metasized lung cancer?
My mom is complaining of lower back pain. She has had cancer in lung and brain both removed. Should I worry?
Yes: 80% of people experience back pain and the usual response from urgent care or a primary md is appropriately to watch and wait, use heat/cold, pain meds, back strenghening program, pt, etc. However, in cancer patients with new pain we think cancer. This needs to be "ruled out" as normal back problems. In these cases we often due xr or MRI imaging much sooner than in "normal" people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lower back pain and acidity are these a symptoms of stomach cancer? I am too afraid ... No other symptoms
Help I think I've got pancreatic cancer, got really bad lower back pain , pain under the left rib that's going round to the back ?
No: Back pain can be from many causes. It can be muscular (due to muscular spasm, etc), neuropathic (nerve problem) or herniated disc, degenerative (arthritis), post-traumatic (fracture), or could be from cancer but there is no reason to jump to cancer. Thorough history and physical should be very helpful for initial evaluation. Imaging may also be helpful. ...Read more
Red bump in middle of spine.. Doesnt hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
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