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Anybody else have these same symptoms/fears?

Scared1234

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Hello! I’ve posted on here before regarding my fear of pancreatic cancer. Those original symptoms have disappeared for the most part.
But now.... I have new symptoms that are concerning me. I am having lower right side abdominal pain and hip bone pain that comes and goes, sometimes also felt in random areas of my back. This is the only set of symptoms that have consistently stayed in one spot and not “moved” around. So I’m fearful it could be PC cancer that’s spread, maybe kidney cancer, or even ovarian cancer? Bone cancer? I finally broke down and made a DR appointment but I can’t be seen for another 8 days.
These pains started (and changed done) after I had a dream telling me to not ignore hip pain as it would be cancer. So my imagination? Or my fears coming true? Anybody else with same symptoms? If so, what did it end up being for you? Do I wait until my dr appointment or go to an urgent care?! Thanks in advance!
 

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cancer isn't generally painful and it's highly unlikely that your initial symptoms would go away or even lessen... cancer is a progressive disease so your symptoms would likely only get worse after onset.

the fact that this started immediately following a dream seems to indicate this is anxiety-based. have you taken any steps to get your anxiety under control?
 

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It actually didn’t start right after the dream. I’d forgotten about the dream until my hip started bothering me that evening. As soon as I said, “Man, my hip is killing me!” I immediately froze and remembered the dream!
 

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It actually didn’t start right after the dream. I’d forgotten about the dream until my hip started bothering me that evening. As soon as I said, “Man, my hip is killing me!” I immediately froze and remembered the dream!
the subconscious mind is a crazy thing.
 

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Thanks! I was thinking (hoping!!) maybe I have a kidney infection or a UTI. Since I can’t get into my doctor for over a week, I did the at home UTI test. Now I’m even more worried. It showed I have high leukocytes but not nitrate. Nitrate and Leukocytes would be a UTI. Not just leukocytes. Of course. When I read what could cause high leukocytes but not nitrates, it said a tumor in the pelvis, kidney cancer, or bladder cancer or even leukemia. . I know it could also be a fluke and I will retest later tonight. However, my dr has no available appointment for over a week. I already made one. I thought about going to the walk in clinic or urgent care but I don’t know if that would be appropriate or not.
 

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I called my dr office to let them know I had done an OTC urine test and what it showed last night. This morning, it showed just a trace of leukocyte and still negative for nitrate. My doctor who couldn’t see me until next week now wants me to come in today. They want to rule out the UTI. I’m now sure it’s not a UTI causing my symptoms. I had really hoped it was. Hip area and lower abdominal pains and back pains for two weeks can’t just be “normal.”
 

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Could it be a kidney stone or the start of a uti? Either way, now you get in today so that should make you feel better once the dr. can check you out!
 

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I’m hoping that’s all it is!! But since the urine test didn’t show as much this morning, I’m guessing it’s not related. Guess I’ll find out later today!
 

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I am SO scared now!! The nurse practitioner I saw said the area around my right ovary was very tender. I still had blood in my irons but now bacteria. I was also worried about ovarian cancer and now it’s all falling into place. I am going to have to make an appointment to “investigate” this farther. I’m sure this is what is wrong with me and it’s obviously spread. The common areas to spread are exactly where I’m feeling things (liver, spleen, abdomen, etc). Ovarian cancer doesn’t have a great survival rate either. Especially when it’s spread, as I’m sure is the case. I really am upset and I know I’m not going to get answers very soon unless I make myself go to the ER for a scan.
 
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