lymph nodes that are swollen but not painful + other symptoms
6 months ago: I started having frequent night sweats. My mom says sometimes she walks in and it looks like someone dumped a bucket of water on me. I've never had night sweats before, now for the past 6 or so months i have them at least 5 out of 7 nights.
4 months ago: mild back pain, mostly in my back in the bones but some times my thigh bones and shoulder bones hurt as well. Also coupled with joint pain (knees & shoulders).
3 months ago: extreme drowsiness and fatigue. I usually sleep between 8-12 hours at night and then usually have a 2 hour nap during the day and I STILL feel extremely run down. I just don't have any energy.
2 months: light itching and tingling all over the body but w/ no rash or skin issues. Frequent shortness of breath.
about two weeks ago: decreased appetite. I can go about fourteen to twenty hours without being hungry. I find myself eating small portions as well. How much I eat food and the amount of food I need to feel full has decreased. Also there is slight nausea after I eat. Also I developed a sensitivity to cold; violent chills. I always have layers on.
about a week ago: frequent light headedness. I often feel very "spacey" as if there's a fog covering my brain. Almost lateral to the feeling of being in a daydream 24/7. also my glands in my neck and armpits have gone hard but not tender. +abdominal pain just below the rib cage +small fevers (99.5-100.0).
I'm seventeen just so that you have that information. I also have a history of migraines due to a slightly enlarged pituitary gland. But that was nothing too alarming for my doctor and the migraines have sinced cleared up on their own. During that time I was on tylenol 3 to treat the migraines and topamax to prevent them. I don't know if that's relevent or not.
I am concerned because my great aunt (blood related through my father) had NHL and died from it in '03.
Last edited by Melrose17; 09-20-2010 at 01:14 PM.