I have a hard, large, painful lump on my left outer thigh. My doctor has set me up with a surgeon, but I can't even meet with the surgeon for another month, and the lump has been here for over 2 months. The pain is getting worse, there is no discoloration, but my veins are getting darker. I am getting VERY worried, is it ok to wait a month before even seeing the surgeon or should I call my doctor and ask that the appointment be made sooner? I have NO idea what this can be, I just know it's not getting any better. Please - Any insight, information or help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.
Diagnosis: Type of Cancer?
Date of Diagnosis
April 20, 2008
Type of Surgery
Stage/Size of Tumor
approximately 4 inches
Location of Tumor(s)
Outer thigh (on the rightleg)
Age of Patient/Pre or Post Menopause?
Sex of Patient:
General Geographic Location
Have you received hormone replacement therapy?
If so, what type?
Lupron, several other birth control meds for endometriosis
Please list all of your current medications:
Xanax, Seasonique, Ambien, Celebrex
Please describe your alcohol and/or smoking history:
Alcohol - VERY rarely Smoked for 2 years, approximately a pack a day
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