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Hi. I had a lobectomy 18mths ago for NSCLC, followed by 3 mths chemo. Had persistent shoulder problems and now have been diagnosed with secondary tumour in my shoulder. 5 days radiation finished a week ago and I now have excruciating pain and stiffness in my arm, shoulder and neck. I am losing the use of my right arm. Told to be liberal with painkillers - Oral Morphine, Tramadol and paracetamol. Any other suggestions. It's a nightmare.

Thank you

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  • Hi Uber no experience with this sort of thing but just want to wish you well and hope you get some replies and all the help you need. Xxxx

  • Thank you - that's very kind of you.

  • hi what did the find , and your job what do you do,, or did,

  • This sounds really horrid for you uber, maybe talk with specialist nurse or gp , maybe the healing process, hope you begin to feel better soon, hugs to you xxx

  • Thank you!

  • Sorry I can't help but hope you feel better soon x

  • Thank you!

  • Can't help sorry but sending best wishes for a speedy recovery x

  • I'm sorry, I can't be of any help either. To be honest, I didn't even know you can get tumours in the shoulder.

    I hope someone comes along that can help and I hope the awful pain eases really soon. xx

  • Thank you.

  • Welcome Uber. You need to speak to your GP about the pain and losing the use of your right arm. Best of luck and all best wishes.

  • Thank you. I will do. I wasn't sure if I was just being a wimp.

  • Definitely not being a wimp - good luck x

  • Uber, you poor thing, I wish all that is good for you. I shall never complain again.

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