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Hello everyone. I'm a 23 year old female who's been struggling with different symptoms since March. Instead of running you through each & every symptom I've been dealing with since March, I'm just going to name the symptoms that are convincing me that some kind of Cancer is likely for me.
First of all, I've always been very thin but I went from 107 pounds to 99 pounds in a matter of weeks. I have no eating disorders & the weight loss was completely unintentional.
Second of all, I noticed what I think is petechiae on my arms & neck. It looked like little blood spots that would seem to either disappear or perhaps blend into my skin somehow within a few days. I would literally watch them form. The odd thing about this is that I had blood work done & my platelets were normal. All of my white blood cells were normal & most of my red blood cells were normal. ( I had two kinds of red blood cells that were only slightly below normal, I forgot which ones though. My red blood cells used to be a little bit worse. I was said to be anemic by doctors at the ER a month or two ago but since then, my red blood cells improved on their own somehow. )
Third of all, I feel sleepy a lot. The thing about it though is that whenever I try to go to sleep, I can't because I'm restless & can't stop moving around.
Lastly, I get really hot at night in particular. I'm hot throughout the day but it gets worse at night & certain parts of me do sweat although I'm never drenched in sweat. I can't sleep when it's too hot in the room, I always need the fan on & then I'm fine.
I've seen several nurses & doctors & no one can tell me what's wrong. They all only look at my blood work & decide that since it looks okay, I must be okay. It's incredibly frustrating & stressful.
I see a doctor on June 19th but I guess I would like some advice on what I can do for myself, if anything, until then. How can I accept the possibility that I have some kind of Cancer without freaking out & becoming overly anxious? Is there even a way to do this?!
Thank you all in advance. <3
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