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      meyati

      Did you see the video on the second link- or watch the next one from the Today Show? My breast always hurts-sometimes a nugget of pain-sometimes more. Everyone has fits because they can't fingerprint me according to regulations. Japanese La Migra couldn't get my little finger- He asked-- Doctor- breast? I said, "Yes" He said, my wife same. and they didn't check me for anything else. I can't hardly feel anything in my right hand. It's so hard to get cards out, put them and money away. I think that I have hold of something, and it it just falls out of my hand, so I break lots of glasses and plates, drop money, passports. The worst place for me to shop is at Costco and Walmart, because the people behind me are in a hurry, and the Costco clerks won't give me my card, so I can get it in my wallet. I tell them that I have dystrophy. Sometimes, I can't feel anything in my pockets. I carry dog biscuits, a boxcutter, my phone, camera. If I can feel something like that, it helps me to feel paper money, paper something. In Japan, my sister-in-law saw me struggling. Then I cleaned out my pant pockets. She did the laundry. My bro comes in and jokes if I wanted soapy green tea for breakfast-my driver's license was with the bags. She almost threw out my license. Yoshi made me a beautiful little Japanese purse that i can handle. It zips closed. inside is a very small loose pocket that's just big enough for receipts. Another one of a different color just large enough for paper money.

      I can't use a cane or walker for my bad hip, as it re-activates the main damaged nerve. I have a throat that is swollen from that- I was chocking on one side of my throat. A radiologist kept trying to say that it was cancer, and I had biopsies. Sometimes my arm shakes inside. It's steady but I feel the nerves tremble. I was told that if they hadn't stopped it when they did that I would have been on a ventilator, because it was affecting right lung. Scans show my right lung collapsing and closing shut at the top. My head is supposed to be on my shoulder because of my muscles contracting from the nerve damage. I begged the Air Force to amputate my fingers.

      This is why I'm a cynic with Barry and Geekling---- This was done to me, so the Air Force could meet its quota of breast cancer detection and get approval from the NIH to have a bigger share of the Defense budget- Shame on America--- It's not this way in Europe or japan.

      about 4 years ago
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      LuvinSis

      It could also be unrelated and possibly be something like cervical spine disc issues, etc. .

      about 4 years ago
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      BoiseB

      Please go to your PCP. I have been NED for two years and in worse pain than when I had cancer than when I had cancer. When the pain intensified two months after first clean scan, I went to my PCP. She wisely ordered x-rays and blood tests and referred me to a neurologist. I can now address this problem from a cancer free perspective.

      about 4 years ago
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