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What Is Hip Cancer
It might: A woman with ovarian cancer who develops new side or hip pain should notify her oncologist. Ovarian cancer can cause such pain if it has spread to the bones or is growing near the kidney or the muscles of the abdominal wall. It is rare for isolated hip or side pain to be the first symptom of ovarian cancer. ...Read more
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 have what seems to be a constant numbess in my left side above hip below top of ribs. Is this cancer?
Rt hip dull pain sometimes burning for about two months comes and goes. 36 f otherwise healthy. Had before in 2010. Cancer?
Hey am marie and there was 4 days ago when I notice a bump on my hip, and today I notice that the bump grew bigar. Could it be a sign of cancer?
I did scan and I was told that lesion was found in my hip. Does that mean that cancer, tumor, or polyp was found in my hip? Please I need an answer.
More information: Need to know the results of the scan (CT?). Without that information it is impossible to say ...Read more
Skinny, squishy, about 1cm lump in left upper hip, painless, doesn't seem very moveable but hard to tell. I'm a Skinny female 16 y/o. Cancer?
Lump near hip: You should see your doctor about this as there are many possibilities for a diagnosis. ...Read more
X-ray today for hip pain." Questionable Acetabular lucencies" were seen. 3 of them right next to eachother. Scared this could be a Cancer that has met?
They are not sure: So that is why they said questionable. In general if you fear a cancer to the bone diagnosis you should ask for an MRI exam with and without contrast. They will show most mets to the bone. A non contrast CT is also pretty good but MRI is more sensitive for marrow replacing lesions ...Read more
Well at your age?:
Listen, you are still young but all is possible. First however you need a good examination of your hip. Any pain when you move it? If nothing there than based on the clinical examination, severity of your pain, lab test, an abdominal ct, colonoscopy etc. Etc. Should be down\e. But first the hip is to be examined.
First go to a primary care doctor he may refer you to specialist if needed. ...Read more
Feeling lots of pain in the knee on the same side as the bad hip, how quickly does the cancer spread?
I am not sure whether you have a cancer in the hip?
Arthritis of the hip can cause pain in the knee and that can last as long the problem is not treated.
You need to see your orthopod to be examined and investigated/treated.
Cancer of the bone is not very common. A bone scan could show if you have cancer in both the hip and knee area. ...Read more
My daughter's surgeon wants her to have a biopsy on some inflamed tissue in her hip. Could she have cancer?
No: The biopsy is necessary to confirm if is infection or other causes. ...Read more
What is the life exspectancy of someone with hip cancer in the bone stage 4 with other small tumors in diferant places?
Very difficult: Every case is different and depends on the treatment received and the response. Without treatment probably 6 months or fewer, but that is a far guess. ...Read more
For a week having pain in right hip sides it hurts to press and feels good laying down feels muscular. Worried its ovarian cancer had clear u/s sept?
A small bump on left bone hip, around 2 × 1cm, its hurt when get touch (only hurt on the bump not else), it appeared about 5 dys ago, cancer / tumor?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor if the symptoms persist for more than 10 or so days, of if the symptoms get worse.
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I have an ovarian cancer, was on chemo for 4 months, now am cancer free but now my left hip is in much pain (had both hip replacements few years ago).?
50 & in great shape but w/ pain in both hips for a yr. My doc said probably tendonitis w/ shot recommendation but no xrays taken. Could this be cancer?
Not likely: It is not likely to be cancer. However, before going in for shots you may wish try taking 5000 units of vitamin d3/day for about three months to if that helps. It would be useful to add an oral calcium supplement as well. Both of these medications are available over the counter. ...Read more
MD time: You need to see a doc for a good evaluation. I'm not sure if you mean that you already were diagnosed with cancer. If so, talk to your oncologist. If not, talk to your family doc about your concerns. You may need to have some tests, like scans or even a biopsy. Don't panic, just make that appointment. ...Read more
Spine MRI: When we look at the spine with MR it tends to be focused on just the spine. It might catch the buttocks or hip but definitely not the thigh. The MR coils have to really be aimed at a part to give good images. If you have concerns about other areas please let your doctor know. If you are having pain that goes from back to hip to thigh it might be all from the spine....really talk to your doc! ...Read more
My auntie has kidney, lung and hip cancer, what is her length of time left, is it months or years?
Cancer: Perhaps her doctor, who know all the facts, would be the person to answer this question for you. ...Read more
Can the results of a bone scan of hips show the difference between cancer that has spread or if it is stress reaction?
I have a redish pink bump on my hip that has been there for about 5 months. It is raised a bit but does not hurt or itch. Is this skin cancer?
Unsure: Any new skin lesion should be brought to the attention of your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more
33 healthy female has had rt hip pain not groin since jan dull can't sleep on that side is it cancer hurts when walk sometimes to what do I think?
I have been having severe hip pain and now when I use the restroom it's either hard to go or very painful in stomach. Hmonths history of cancer in fa?
Hip pain : This is of concern. Do you have weight loss, night sweats as well. What time of cancer runs in the family? I wonder if you have an osteoarthritis that lead to lumbar compression. If this is the case you could have nerve compression specifically the sacral plexus that regulates bladder and rectal muscle tone? Do you have risk of osteoporosis or trauma to the spine in the past? Recommend an MRI spine. ...Read more