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Old 10-09-2005, 09:01 PM   #1
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Help please

hello i was wondering if you guys can help me with this. for about 3 or 4 years i have had this pain in the places where my ribs connect to my sternum. when i twist my upper body either way it will pop then it hurts and also in other random places on my chest it also hurst and towards my back sometimes to. im too scared to go to a doctor cause im scared there will be some huge tumor or osmething in my chest. do you guys think this is lung cancer? i smoke sometimes and im 17 years old. i did have a minor accident relating to my chest a long time ago but i dont know.please feedback would be awsome thank you so much.


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Old 10-10-2005, 09:16 AM   #2
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Re: Help please

Jesse- It sounds like you are having pain that might relate to your accident, not lung cancer. But do yourself a favor, so you never have lung cancer, leave the cigarettes alone! There is absolutely nothing positive that can come from smoking.


Old 10-11-2005, 09:55 PM   #3
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Thank you for the reply Rene. see i thought it might be my accident but it feels like lymph nodes or something on my ribs hurt also. Im finally going to the doctor for this. im still pretty nervous but oh well.


Old 10-13-2005, 10:51 PM   #4
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please help me someone else what do you think it could be? do youguys think it could be cancer cause im really scared right now cuase it hurts when i breath like on my rib and it doesnt really feel like m lung but im not sure and im thinking of what it could be but nothing comes to mind so it scares me. and that accident was years ago and it had to do with the muscles in my chest but im pretty sure it healed so yeah please any response would help my anxiety. im 17 btw, so kids get lung cancer that young?

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