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Alot of swollen lymph nodes?!?

Posted In: Lymphoma 2 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 1, 2008
  • 03:40 AM

About a month ago I had a lymph node pop up on the back of my neck , and about 2 days later another came up below that one, the next day another popped up on the other side of my neck , then the day after that one came up on my left cheek. That was all that came for awhile but about 2 days after that one came up I got one on the front right side of my neck. The next day one popped up on the left side above my collar bone. That is when i really became concerned because thats the one I heard you needed to worry about as far as cancer goes . They only hurt whenever they first popped up and after about a day after each popped up they didnt really hurt. While this was going on i had been going to the doctor on and off since the first one had popped up , at first they werent too concerned but by now i have been through many tests, They tested my blood for about everything you could think of (white blood count , liver , mono ...and so on) everything came out negative. I also had upper chest X-ray done ,again negative. Then I went and had an abdominal CT done ...also negative. Well its been about a week since that and my lymph nodes are a little smaller than they were when they first came up but are all still there. The first one that came up actually went completely away for a few days but has come back up. Ive also been having some occassional neck pain , abdominal pain , and alot of lower back pain. Im just still really worried and want to know if i should have anything else to worry about now?

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  • About a month ago I had a lymph node pop up on the back of my neck , and about 2 days later another came up below that one, the next day another popped up on the other side of my neck , then the day after that one came up on my left cheek. That was all that came for awhile but about 2 days after that one came up I got one on the front right side of my neck. The next day one popped up on the left side above my collar bone. That is when i really became concerned because thats the one I heard you needed to worry about as far as cancer goes . They only hurt whenever they first popped up and after about a day after each popped up they didnt really hurt. While this was going on i had been going to the doctor on and off since the first one had popped up , at first they werent too concerned but by now i have been through many tests, They tested my blood for about everything you could think of (white blood count , liver , mono ...and so on) everything came out negative. I also had upper chest X-ray done ,again negative. Then I went and had an abdominal CT done ...also negative. Well its been about a week since that and my lymph nodes are a little smaller than they were when they first came up but are all still there. The first one that came up actually went completely away for a few days but has come back up. Ive also been having some occassional neck pain , abdominal pain , and alot of lower back pain. Im just still really worried and want to know if i should have anything else to worry about now?Any nodes that enlarge without infection + which remain enlarged 4 this length of time would warrant a biopsy. Has this been mentioned at all??
    Teezie 52 Replies
    • February 25, 2008
    • 09:19 AM
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  • About a month ago I had a lymph node pop up on the back of my neck , and about 2 days later another came up below that one, the next day another popped up on the other side of my neck , then the day after that one came up on my left cheek. That was all that came for awhile but about 2 days after that one came up I got one on the front right side of my neck. The next day one popped up on the left side above my collar bone. That is when i really became concerned because thats the one I heard you needed to worry about as far as cancer goes . They only hurt whenever they first popped up and after about a day after each popped up they didnt really hurt. While this was going on i had been going to the doctor on and off since the first one had popped up , at first they werent too concerned but by now i have been through many tests, They tested my blood for about everything you could think of (white blood count , liver , mono ...and so on) everything came out negative. I also had upper chest X-ray done ,again negative. Then I went and had an abdominal CT done ...also negative. Well its been about a week since that and my lymph nodes are a little smaller than they were when they first came up but are all still there. The first one that came up actually went completely away for a few days but has come back up. Ive also been having some occassional neck pain , abdominal pain , and alot of lower back pain. Im just still really worried and want to know if i should have anything else to worry about now?swollen lymph nodes are a red flag for infection. You must bring this up to your doctor, even if they go away. Call your doctors office first thing tomorrow and ask if you should wait for your appointment, even if its in a day or two, or if you should go to a walk in clinic as soon as possible.http://www.healthknow.info/lymphatic_system.asp
    abdrew 24 Replies
    • February 27, 2008
    • 00:30 PM
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