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I am hoping someone can give me some insight into this ongoing health issue I seem to be having.
In February 2016 I noticed slightly enlarged lypmh nodes in my neck - I scheduled an appt with my GP and after my appt with her, she acknowledged my nodes were slightly enlarged, but not of concern, so she gave me a steriod shot and diagnosed me with Pharyngitis.
Two weeks later, I still wasn't feeling well, muscle aches in my upper chest, shoulder, arms - so I went back and I let her know I was still feeling unwell and I was concerned as I never get sick. She did some blood work, and checked around on my lymph nodes again, but said they no longer felt swollen. The only thing my CBC showed is that I am slightly anemic/iron deficient.
At this point, I sought out a second opion at another GP, as my muscle pains/lymph nodes were not getting any better. It was almost like I could feel these aches and pains moving through my body. Across my chest/collar bone area, shoulders, neck, etc.
I tested negative for any autoimmune.
Thyroid - OK
3 more CBC's - NORMAL
These visits continued for a few weeks, until finally I was explaining to her how my armpit area was bothering me as well as my rib area/sternum area under my breast. Again, dull achey pains.
She did a breast exaime and found three masses in my left breast - I was sent for an ultrasound which revealed nothing but slightly enlarged lymph nodes in my arm pit, but the radiologist said they were not elarged enough to be of concern.
Next up, I had ultrasounds of my neck, thyroid, spleen, ribs, and also a chest XRAY. All of these yielded no results - my lymph nodes were said to be of normal size and showed benign on the ultrasound, but I can physcally feel them swelling/aching and my arm pain, rib pain, etc continues.
I am currently waiting on my appointment with a hematologist-oncologist, but in the mean time, does ANYONE have any insight??? I am a 27 y/o female with no family history of cancer.
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