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Symptoms Of Bone Cancer In Hip
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I've had several months of pain in my hips, and it won't go away even when I rest for long periods of time, should I be worried about bone cancer?
Everytime I have a hangover and its change of weather, or when i sit longer my left hip hurts, do I have bone cancer?
I have pain in my tailbone, right hip and just below my knee. I don't think i ever hurt them. Can they be somehow related to bone cancer?
I have knee and hip pain for almost 4 months.The pain is annoying but not unbearable.Nothing showed on xray.I'm worry about bone cancer. What's wrong?
Hip and Knee Pain: You have to take care of your concern. If you are concerned about bone cancer ask your doctor to work it up until you are satisfied. This begins with an extensive history and a physical examination. Hands should be put on you during the exam to evaluate to source of your pain. Xrays do not give you the diagnosis, they help you confirm the diagnosis after a history and physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a very sore pain in my tailbone, hips, and knee for about 2 month now. No injuries. Could bone cancer be a likely concern?
Seek a doctor: Persistent pains that cannot be attributed to any activity may be nothing serious but may also be a sign of an underlying problem. While this is not likely to be related to urologic cancer by itself you should seek the guidance of a physician who can do a physical exam and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Is bone cancer a possibility? My foot has had problems before, but its never been this bad. My foot is swollen and i've been having excruciating pain. The pain is getting worse and its going up my leg. My hip has also started to hurt/ache, and so has the
Request : Request a test for gout (uric acid) and an arthritis panel to rule out any autoimmune issues like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. A bone scan (dexa) is a good idea to rule out osteoporosis/osteopenia. Also, have x-rays of your foot and/or hip been done? If not this is not a bad idea to give clues as to the diagnosis. A more detailed history and physical is needed to decide on other possibilities; to answer your question bone cancer is unlikely but not entirely impossible. If you are unhappy with your care, seek a second opinion. Best of luck. ...Read more
A 77 yr old man lung , brain and hip bone cancer, responded to chemo&radiation...Now has lymph node cancer next to heart..Survivable?
Treatable: Lymph nodes next to the heart may be treatable with more/different chemotherapy and/or radiation. Unfortunately, when cancer has spread from the lung to bones and brain as it seems you have described it cannot be cured. Chemotherapy, radiation, and sometimes special pills that directly target the cancer can put it into a remission and extend time and quality of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Most of the time when we are talking about cancer of the bone it is from metastasis. That is were a cancer from another origin spreads to the bone. Sometimes there is no symptom at all and we find these when we test by bone scan, xray, or ct scans. The most common symptom when it develops is pain from pressure on the periosteum or covering of a bone. Fractures are also possible and cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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