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Up back pain one year. Been present on right side all this time now its on left today. Had MRI spine ok. Ct of chest 7 months ago ok. Pancoast tumor?

Normal. Normal means normal ct sensitive test for pancoast tumor consider it ruled out large symptomatic pancoast tumors dont appear in seven months or switch sides migratory back pain is most consitant with myofascial pain benign condition anciety? Read more...

Pain in the shoulder, arm, and scapula as well as pain in the back while bendng the neck forward. ~3 minutes of chest CT scan, normal 2 months ago; smoker; worried about pancoast tumor. Is a repeat chest CT scan necessary?

Consider MRI. It is hard to say without a detailed exam. But i would think if you had a ct scan of your chest just 3 months ago that was normal, the yield would be pretty low to get a repeat ct scan again looking for a pan coast tumor ( unless there was something wrong with the first one). If you have not had one, consider an MRI of the thoracic and cervical spine to rule out a spinal cause. Read more...
You need a good Doct. A good doctor should be able to investigate your problems with the relevant tests. You are thinking about rare cancers. If you were a heavy smoker and over 50, then you might think about pancoast tumor but it is unlikely in your case. The pain can come from chest, bones or spinal canal/spinal cord. A good physical exam and closer look at all structures in the area of the pain should help.Diagnosis. Read more...
No. If you had a normal ct two longs ago there is absolutely no need to repeat. Read more...