Relentless Pain after Partial Nephrectomy From Basal Cell Carcinoma
My 18 year old son had a partial nephrectomy in August for Basil Cell Carcinoma. It was very unusual for an 18 year old to have this. His blood is clear at this time and we are hoping that he will be here for a long time. In the mean time, he is in constant pain. Cat scans and tests have been done but he is in more pain now than when he had the cancerous tumor in his kidney. It is so bad that he went to his school counselor and had them put him in a respet care home for a few days as he was contemplating suicide. We have many doctors that have looked at him and can find nothing wrong. I am the one who fought them for a biopsy to begin with. Please let me know if it is common for constant and worse pain after this kind of surgery or if I am right to toss out the doctors and go get a new team. Thank you in advance for any help that you can give me.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.