Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
149 Doctors are Online

Lung cancer spread to both lungs, lymph nodes, windpipe and brain, swelling in legs, seeping fluids. Help?

My mother in law has lung cancer , spread to both lungs, lymph nodes, windpipe & brain. She had radiation & gamma ray radiation. I have noticed a huge change since last week, she has extreme swelling in both feet & ankles & they started seeping fluids. She cries out in extreme pain in both legs from just above knee down her leg. Says it feels like someone is picking at her bones with a knife. Is this a sign that it may have spread to her bones? Or that things are shutting down?
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  72
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist 's  Response
Yes it's possible the cancerous cells spread to bone . Also get renal function test done.
Ankle swelling is also due to lymphoedema.
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor