• I have my second scan coming up in a couple of weeks and I've been nerved out for a week already- does this subside with time?

    Asked by michelerainh2o on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    I have my second scan coming up in a couple of weeks and I've been nerved out for a week already- does this subside with time?

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    • michelerainh2o's Avatar
      michelerainh2o

      cam32505- I wish my pcp would have been as good. Prior to my diagnosis I went to him because my left armpit had swollen, and he prescribed anti-inflams & muscle relaxers. I was seeing a specialist at the time as well for a left frozen shoulder, and complained to him that I was feeling a "different" kind of pain in my left deltoid- they both insisted that the MRI a month or so prior showed nothing torn etc ( I had suffered a bad fall on ice last winter). I was angry at both of them for awhile after my diagnosis because the left armpit was a tumor on my lymph node & the shoulder pain was a tumor on my deltoid muscle. Bottom line was at the time of the MRI those tumors were not showing so they really just thought it to be symptoms of my frozen shoulder. I'm sorry you are scared- I am too!

      almost 5 years ago
    • Reggi's Avatar
      Reggi

      Try to keep positive, I go every three months and it gets less nerve racking. Try not to think about and ask many questions from your doctors, it took me 8 months to feel better. Anyone who gets the C word is scared but can only go day by day. Keep positive

      almost 5 years ago
    • syevans' Avatar
      syevans

      I am having the same problem. I try to stay busy but that is difficult. Many friends do not call--I think they do not know what to say to someone with cancer

      almost 5 years ago

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