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What are the symptoms of bone cancer? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Oct-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
User:I need some info on bone cancer
Doctor:yes please go ahead
User:what are the symptoms and how it is spread?
Doctor:if you have any specific queries
Doctor:Most common bone cancer is through spread from other primary cancers
Doctor:like breast liver etc
User:i actually had met with an accident around 5 years ago and fractured my tibia
User:i have a rod in place
Doctor:Why do you ask about bone cancer
User:yes i am coming to that
User:one of my friend suggested me to get checkup if there is any malignancy left after the rod was placed...just to ensure everything is correct...
User:so was just reading about bone cancer
User:and thought of asking the questoin what it is and what are the symptoms
User:i do not have any problem as such
User:but sometimes i get mild pain which is like someone is pricking needles in my leg
User:so thought of checking
Doctor:I opine that you should not worry about bone cancer
Doctor:you should first think of common things
Doctor:yeah there is a need to get the test done by a local doctor first rather than worry about bone cancer
User:what kind of test?
Doctor:pins and prickling is more related to nerves than bone
Doctor:so you stop worry about uncommon things
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:and head to a local doctor for preliminary assessment
User:so should i XXXXXXX a neurologist or ortho?
Doctor:Did you follow?
Doctor:Just XXXXXXX a XXXXXXX Medicine doctor
Doctor:MD physician
User:got it
Doctor:that should
Doctor:All the best
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Have a nice day
User:thanks u too
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