Practical issues

Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.

Liver cysts

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I had an Ultrasound on my liver twice since 2014, the recent one being 2years ago. My breast cancer diagnosis was in October 2012 & my last mammogram was last year and clear. I’ve had discomfort, pain, nausea & general feeling of blah on & off but recently it’s been ongoing for a few months. The scan showed several liver cysts which I read online can give these symptoms and I’m worried about it. I’m seeing my gp in just over a week for advice on spinal tumours which need checking so of course I’m thinking about all the things that could happen! That and the horrible bone pain I’m having in my shoulders & collarbone. I’m hoping he might arrange a CT scan for my lumbar spine & liver area and perhaps an X-ray for my upper body including my shoulders. Any advice would be great. Michele x

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Sorry to hear you're having various problems and I hope your GP can get things sorted. 

I can't offer any advice about your medical condition but thought you might benefit from joining the secondary breast cancer group and posting there as I believe, from looking through your previous posts, that your original cancer was breast cancer.

If I'm right and you want to join that group just click on the link I've created and then choose 'Join This Group' on the page that opens. You could then copy and paste your post from here into a new discussion after clicking on 'Start A Discussion'. 

When you have a minute it would be really useful if you could say something in your profile about your cancer journey so far. It helps others when replying to you and also means you don't have to keep repeating yourself. To do this click on your username and then choose 'Edit Profile' from the box on the left. You can write as much or as little as you like, edit it at any time and if you're not sure what sort of thing to put you can take a look at mine by clicking on my username.


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