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Found lump by pelvic bone, is this cancer?

Found lump by pelvic bone, is this cancer?

Needs evaluation: Finding a lump is always anxiety producing. I would recommend you see your doc to further evaluate where the lump is and whether it is related to soft tissue overlying the bone or the bone itself. Work-up may include imaging of the area and appropriate referral for biopsy if indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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W/a large lump on my vagina vault wall x5yrs w/new lumps on my cervix w/in weeks. Can cancer grow that fast & w/no insurance will the ER be able to address these lumps w/r&l pelvic pain/pull/burning?

W/a large lump on my vagina vault wall  x5yrs w/new lumps on my cervix w/in weeks. Can cancer grow that fast & w/no insurance will the ER be able to address these lumps w/r&l pelvic pain/pull/burning?

Needs evaluation...: Please see a doctor and have these lesions evaluated. An er physician may be able to evaluate and see how urgent this problem is and test for pelvic infections that need prompt treatment. Most will refer to an gyn physician to start the work up to rule out cancer. Check and see if there is a medical center with a gyn residency program in area. Teaching clinics are good option for uninsured. ...Read more

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My husbands scrotum always hurts sumtimes really painful he found a mass not cancer cos it moves like. Gel help?

My husbands scrotum always hurts sumtimes really painful he found a mass not cancer cos it moves like. Gel help?

The scrotum: Is external, the contents, testes, epidiymus, spermatic cord or inside. Your doctor might be sufficient to determine if he needs to see the urologsit, a specialist. Pain needs to be discerned as inside or outside the scrotum. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump on my scrotum is this cancer?

What to do if I have a lump on my scrotum is this cancer?

Get it seen: If you have to ask here, you need to have your physician see it. ...Read more

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Lumps on testicles. Does that mean I should check for cancer?

Lumps on testicles. Does that mean I should check for cancer?

Yes: While a lump on the testicle could be a benign finding, your age is absolutely an indication for further testing. While hydrocele and varicocele are common, you do not want to miss a testicle cancer in this age group. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I hav developed a huge lump on my vagina, before i see a dr i want to know what to expect, could I have cancer?

I hav developed a huge lump on my vagina, before i see a dr i want to know what to expect, could I have cancer?

Expect 2 be examined: I'm not sure how any doc at Health Tap would venture to know what's going on with you without an exam. Probably none. You need to see a GYN. ...Read more

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I have a hard swollen lump on my inner groin what could it be? Cancer? Its getting bigger and just showed up thge other dsay

I have a hard swollen lump on my inner groin what could it be? Cancer? Its getting bigger and just showed up thge other dsay

See a doctor: The differential diagnosis of a lump in this area is wide. Don't wait. This should be evaluated by initial physical exam and you will likely need an imaging modality like an ultrasound or a MRI to characterize this swelling/lump. ...Read more

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I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

See a physician!: Your doctor will ask you many detailed questions - including what the time span of enlargement has been and your medical history. In combination with a physical exam (of your entire body, including special attention to the consistency of those ymph nodes) and probably some tests, your doctor will narrow down the range of possibilities. ...Read more

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Seen 2 Drs about a groin lump. Both said it was a reactive node. How long will the swelling last? 3rd week now. Still worrying about cancer.

Seen 2 Drs about a groin lump. Both said it was a reactive node. How long will the swelling last? 3rd week now. Still worrying about cancer.

Lymph node enlarged: In general lumps in the groin can be present and up to 1.5 or 2 cm in size. They are generally reactive but low grade lymphomas ( lymph node cancer ) can present like this. It is however a condition that we generally watch and don't jump into treatment. I 'd wait for another week , if the node is growing then I will recommend removing it as a a biopsy. for now your 2 doctors are correct . ...Read more

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Seen 2 Drs about a groin lump. Both said it was a reactive node. How long will the swelling last? 3rd week now. Still worrying about cancer.


Seen 2 Drs about a groin lump. Both said it was a reactive node. How long will the swelling last? 3rd week now. Still worrying about cancer.

Check the skin: Make sure to check your skin all along your leg, including your foot for anything that could be causing the reactive node. Also make sure to ask about the possibility of a hernia. If nothing, and your still worried, you could have it surgically removed and sent to a pathology lab to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Should i worry that lump on my vagina is cancer?

Should i worry that lump on my vagina is cancer?

See a gynecologist: Vaginal cancer is very rare. So i would not be too worried about it being cancer. Yet any swelling or growth/lump requires to be checked by a doctor to find out what it might be. So you need to get a medical check up asap. ...Read more

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Feeling a lump inside your vagina is not cancer right?

Feeling a lump inside your vagina is not cancer right?

Probably not: At your age of 18, probably not, but since you are feeling something that seems abnormal it is best to get this evaluated. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Can you feel cancer lumps in testicles standing up and laying down?

Can you feel cancer lumps in testicles standing up and laying down?

Boys and Testicles: Cancer does not happen till one is over age 26. The age range of risk is ages 27 to 32 in general. One should be feeling for anything that is different than a smooth almond shape to the testicle wether one is standing or laying down. ...Read more