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If your having chest pain and worried about lung cancer wouldn't the tumor be big enough to show on a X-ray if having pain?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: NO

The size may influence pain; however, the pleura sac around the lungs has multiple nerve endings.
Size is not necessarily the issue.

In brief: NO

The size may influence pain; however, the pleura sac around the lungs has multiple nerve endings.
Size is not necessarily the issue.
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe,

but if you're having chest pain, cancer is not high on the list of potential causes.
If your pain is acute, consider going to the ER for evaluation.

In brief: Maybe,

but if you're having chest pain, cancer is not high on the list of potential causes.
If your pain is acute, consider going to the ER for evaluation.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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