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Shoulder Cancer Symptoms
Shoulder pain for months, a little breathless no other symptoms, always fear lung cancer is the cause, doesn't hurt when i rest, just when i'm mobile?
If i had cancer would I have more symptoms by now? I have deep ache in right shoulder up back. Chronic 2 yrs now. Releaved by bed rest. Chest xray ok
Pain in shoulder: Pain in shoulder for two years needs to be checked by your doctor or orthopedic surgeon. Needs examination and x-rays or cat scan/mri imaging to make a diagnosis and treat appropriately . You are right if you have cancer you will have more symptoms over two years time. ...Read more
I have pain and tenderness in the left breast and pain in my left shoulder blade area. Can these be symptoms of cancer?
More than likely NO!: Actually the pain could be a problem in your shoulder that maybe radiating into both places. Feel around your upper chest and back to find a super tender area. Apply constant pressure and if the pain get worse or goes away that is a trigger points which is a "sore" in the muscle. Heat, stretch and massage. Now...Get your mammogram and be seem by your primary doc. I like acupuncture! ...Read more
Worried that my back shoulder neck aches is masking as breast cancer. Read story on woman who had those symptoms and had stage 4 mets breast cancer.
Not so difficult to: It is not difficult to tell the cause of your pain. If you have good insurance, then your doctor can order tests besides doing a good examination of your breast by physical exam and mammography. Bone scan is a good test to make sure that your bones are free of cancer. Please discuss these options with your doctor and get over this anxiety! ...Read more
Unlikely in the sho-: Ulder blade, but chest maybe. You might have symptoms like difficulty in swallowing or repeated regurgitations, maybe loss of weight, feeling of a mass or fullness in the upper middle part of the tummy, or in the neck area---- depending on the location of the lesion. Best would be to see your pcp and a gen surgeon so you could be investigated ; treatment started, as necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
Had sore muscles back , neck , shoulders for 5 months. Read online it could be a symptom of lung cancer esp because of shoulder ache. I don't smoke .
Is it possible for breast cancer symptom to be upper back pain in right shoulder? Present over 1 yr. Mammogram ok. Us ok. Spine MRI ok. Pain is deep.
Not specifically: I believe that you are asking about diarrhea and lumps on the shoulder. These are not specific for cancer.Certainly if the lumps are associated with abnormal pigmentation or with change or pain-one has to be wary for skin cancer.Diarrhea is not a specific cancer symptoms.However, it you examine all of "bowel problems", including constipation or blood in the stools, this could be a symptom of cancer. ...Read more
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