hip biopsy

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hip biopsy

by choctawmom on Tue Apr 20, 2010 07:55 PM

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I had a hip biopsy of a kidney cancer tumor in the hip.  I was told the pain would go away in a couple of weeks.  It is still hurting about the same as when it was done.  Anyone can tell me anything about a hip biopsy? 

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by hopen on Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:15 PM

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I don't know a whole lot about it, but I do know that after my mother had hers she had pain for quite some time.  They did a biopsy on a spot she had on her hip instead of doing a kidney biopsy.  Good luck to you, it will get better eventually!

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by choctawmom on Fri Apr 30, 2010 04:50 AM

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thank you for the response.  I have my grandbaby coming in a few weeks and I really want to be able to cuddle and hold her, she makes my life blessed .

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by UKSteveK on Fri Apr 30, 2010 07:05 PM

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Hi

I had a tumour on my ankle when I was first diagnosed in 2007 and I had a bone biopsey which involved taking a sample of the bone from which they were able to confirm the type of cancer. The pain in my ankle was very painful and I was unable to walk. My Oncologist put me onto Interferon an over a period of 3 months I could feel the tumour reducing in size and as it reduced the pain did as well.

Aitogether I had to use crutches for nearly 6 months but since then I have been walking normally.

Your hip biopsey like my bone biopsy will nt stop the pain it is only the following treatment now they know what they have to treat.

Steve   

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