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Board: Lymphomas 07-14-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By estelle454
Re: Symptoms of Cancer?

Better to go to Dr now, quicker you get it checked out the better, you then dont have to worry. Lymphoma is very treatable these days. I had symptoms for 7 years. Eventually diagnosed and treated....
Board: Lymphomas 05-11-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By estelle454
Re: Do I have Lymphoma?

When in doubt have it out..Takes hardly any time. Put your mind at ease.
Board: Lymphomas 05-11-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By estelle454
Re: lymphoma?????

Get a second opinion from an Oncoligist that deals with blood cancers. It either is or it isnt, Not fair to put you through worry for nothing.
Board: Lymphomas 05-11-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By estelle454
Re: concerned about lymphoma, doctors keep confusing me

No they cant, you need a ct scan of chest and abdomen, all the nodes they take a sample need to be checked by pathology.
Board: Lymphomas 05-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By estelle454
Re: Sad and worried :( Lymphoma fear

I had similar experience, they need to do a ct scan of your chest, and abodomen to see if other nodes are enlarged. Go to a specialist oncologist. That deals with blood diseases, I went 7 years with...
Board: Lymphomas 05-10-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By estelle454
Re: Please someone help me with this ... I need answers from those who have lymphoma

You need to go to an Oncologist blood specialist. Maybe nothing, but you are worried, so get a refferral and go.Mothers sometimes have an idea there is something wrong. MIght not be Lymphoma, but...
Board: Lymphomas 10-05-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,823
Posted By estelle454
Re: Was not sure where to put this please help

Do exactly what the doctor tells you to do..Better safe than sorry..Goodluck
Board: Lymphomas 10-05-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,070
Posted By estelle454
Re: Lymphoma?

Go straight to doctor, tell them your symptoms.goodluck
Board: Fibromyalgia 10-05-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By estelle454
Re: Doctor says fibromyalgia!! I don't agree!! Pls help!!

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Hi


Hi, have your had your magnesium levels and calcium levels checked. sounds like something is a miss..I take mag for my cramps and restless legs. It works really well.Goodluck.
Board: Lymphomas 10-11-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By estelle454
Re: Dr say's lymphoma is hard to diagnose! Was it for you?

You need a bone marrow biopsy...thats the best way to find out..
Board: Sarcoidosis 02-18-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,996
Posted By estelle454
Re: Lung nodules, sarc or sjogrens?

Have you been checked for lymphoma, they go up and down, if there lighting up that i thought was lymphoma, have you had bone marrow biopsy. Hope this helps, dont want to scare you, but know some one...
Board: Sjögren's Syndrome 02-01-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By estelle454
Re: Sjogren Syndrome

So what did they say about them, ? maybe biopsy to double check if nothing else. People with sjrogrens have higher incidence of lymphoma. Not that I want to scare you but no from experieince things...
Board: Sjögren's Syndrome 01-31-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By estelle454
Re: Sjogren Syndrome

Have any of the doctors done a cat scan of abdomen and chest to see if you have other swollen lymph glands?
Board: Headaches & Migraines 11-15-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By estelle454
Re: Need advice, and please no rude comments.

I went through the same pain and numbness when I was young. Medication didnt owrk as I vomited them up. Then I tried acupuncture{needles} by a qualified therapist . Six months later and ever...
Board: Lymphomas 11-14-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By estelle454
Re: Is this possibly cancer?

Have a blood test for MONO"Epstien Barr Virus, or the kissing disease. We call it glandular fever here. Could explain all your symptoms. Need a blood test to confirm and ask for this specific test.
Board: Lymphomas 11-14-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By estelle454
Re: Just would like some input please?

Glandular fever , is also called MONO or kissing disease, caused by the Epstein Barr virus. Other blood tests would be bone marrow biopsy and a biopsy of any nodes enlarged in the body. Hope this...
Board: Lymphomas 11-10-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By estelle454
Re: Just would like some input please?

If I were you I would ask doctor for a CT scan to see if any lymph nodes in body are enlarged. Or the spleen is enlarged. Have you be tested for glandular fever. Hope this helps.
Board: Lymphomas 10-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By estelle454
Re: Lymph Nodes - Opinions

The only way you can stop worrying and i have been through this is ask for a ct scan with contrast to see if any of your gland are enlarged in the body. Some times doing a boipsy on the ones in the...
Board: Weight Loss 05-11-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,957
Posted By estelle454
Re: Wide Hips

Look at your parents, are you the same shape as one of them. Body shape is inhereted , usually. If you have wide hips with no fat on them, thats just your shape. You cant loose weight off bone...
Board: Skin Problems 05-10-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By estelle454
Re: Is Sunbath Helpful for People Who Have less Vitamin D

Take a vitamin d supplement. Sun bathing is bad for you. You only need 15 minutes a day on your body, to be healthy. But it wont help if levels are really low. Mine were and I am was walking all...
Board: Death & Dying 05-10-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,033
Posted By estelle454
Re: having a hard time dealing with my dad dying

I am sorry you are sad. You have had a great dad by the sounds of it. Just remember he will always be in your heart. Try to be strong for him, he needs your strength at the moment. It will help him...
Board: Lyme Disease 05-10-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By estelle454
Thumbs up Re: I am not a trouble maker...

I am not sure what you are apologising for but I am in australia, and seen a thing on tele about some doctors here saying there is no lyme in this country. Then I seen something else showing people...
Board: Anemia 05-09-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By estelle454
Re: Thanks Gals

You probably have pernicious anemia. My dad had it. Had b12 shot each month for rest of his life. Doesnt make any difference if you eat a ton of meat. Your stomach no longer has the intrinsic...
Board: Mental Health 05-09-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By estelle454
Re: Worrying so much :(

Are you on medication for anxiety. ? Sometimes these meds will help with the chatter in your head. I think its when you here some one else in your head its a problem. Talking to your self in your...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 05-09-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By estelle454
Re: high thyroid antibodies

I thought the anti bodys, were an indication of Hashimotos thyroiditis. That is what I have.
Board: Sjögren's Syndrome 05-09-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,531
Posted By estelle454
Wink Re: Undiagnosed and frustrated

Hi there,
I think a rhueme doctor is the way to go, I never relised they did so much with auto immune problems. Here in Australia, you need a referral from your own GP. And they are willing to...
Board: Sjögren's Syndrome 05-08-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,531
Posted By estelle454
Re: Undiagnosed and frustrated

My tests were negative ana but positive ro test, I have sore eyes, have had for a long time. Isnt it amazing that it take a person to break down and cry from frustration to get some one to take...
Board: Sjögren's Syndrome 05-08-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,739
Posted By estelle454
Sjogrens and nausea, and flare up

Could any one with sjogrens tell me if they suffer from nausea?intermittant and what are the symptoms of a flare up? Only diagnosed last year. All so have Hashimotos.
Thankyou
Board: Autoimmune Disorders 05-08-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,536
Posted By estelle454
Re: Sjogrens and nausea, and flare up

How do you know if you have secondary sjogrens? How does the doctor decide that diagnosis
Board: Autoimmune Disorders 05-07-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,536
Posted By estelle454
Sjogrens and nausea, and flare up

Has any one with sjogrens also had nausea on and off. Also
what symptoms do we get if we are having a flare up?,Thankyou
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-03-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By estelle454
Re: Parathyroid issues? + How to get diagnosed...?

You need a blood test and a ct scan of your neck area.
Board: Anemia 04-02-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,924
Posted By estelle454
Re: dropping ferratin/hemoglobin levels

I have had similar problems, have you been checked for auto immune disorders? I have sjogrens and hashimotos. Would be worth going to rhumetogoligist, sorry about spelling, second opinion is your...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-01-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,780
Posted By estelle454
Re: Melatonin

Melatonin half a 3mg tablet 2 hours before bed. Works well, even a 1/4 of a tablet may work, no real side effects.
Board: Fibromyalgia 03-30-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By estelle454
Re: Fibro fog???

I have had this type of thing while looking in the mirror, had it on and off for years. May be since about 15 and now 58. I never new what it was, my mother had it to, its hard to explain, never...
Board: Menopause 03-26-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 28,796
Posted By estelle454
Re: Very Late Menopause....57 and still going

I would go to doctor to just double check.
Board: Anemia 03-26-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,313
Posted By estelle454
Re: Pernicious anemia/high Gastrin levels

HI there, I am about to go back to doctor tomorrow. My dad had thyroid }Low} and pernicious anemia which apparently go hand in hand. As my doctor says if you have one auto immune disorder you may...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 03-16-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,293
Posted By estelle454
Re: Symptoms all over the place

Maybe you should have a brain scan. Maybe you have a hidden infection. good luck
Board: Women's Health 03-09-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By estelle454
Re: a puzzle of symptoms

Rhuemys do blood tests to find auto immune disorders to figure out these symptoms. Mine did. YOu need a good second opinion and dont stop until they give you a diagnosis. The things you are going...
Board: Digestive Disorders 03-09-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,757
Posted By estelle454
Re: Constant bloating/constipation/heartburn months after stomach infection

Have you have your self checked for ovarian problems, they can cause lots of those symptoms if some thing is a miss with them.
Board: Lymphomas 03-09-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By estelle454
Re: Possible lymphoma? Looking for some advice

Go with your instincts they are always right. If in doubt have it out...then you dont have to worry. Usually you should be aneamic or have other blood abnormalitys i would of thought , but doctors...
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 03-09-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By estelle454
Re: Is it hopeless?

Have you tried acupuncture, I know of 3 women who had big problems getting pregnant and had this treatment and it worked, but you have to stick with it . Its not a quick fix, but i have seen it work...
Board: General Health 03-09-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By estelle454
Re: Very concerned about my health..desperately looking for some answers

Yes request a complete blood work and ask can you have a biopsy done on the lump. They cant tell if it is cancer by feeling it. They are not magicians, although some think they are. When in douby...
Board: Lymphomas 03-09-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By estelle454
Re: 18 years old, doctor completely dismissed me! looking for some advice on here

You could have some sought of infection, or glandular fever or something else. I would go straight away to another doctor and ask for blood tests may be you are aneamic. What ever they should be...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 03-07-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,844
Posted By estelle454
Re: Vitamin D (13.9) and Anemia

What are your symptoms that you are worried about?
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 03-06-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,844
Posted By estelle454
Re: Vitamin D (13.9) and Anemia

I had a vit d count of 46 and my sons was a 180. Just a comparison between low and high. Dr told me to take vit d daily. Got count to 96. I am also aneamic. LOw vit d can cause lots of problems,...
Board: Menopause 03-06-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By estelle454
Re: ITP - Auto immune disease

I forgot to ask What was the lump. did they do a biopsy?
Board: Menopause 03-06-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By estelle454
Re: ITP - Auto immune disease

I have had ITP eventually they said i had that. After all the tests you had. Now my wbc and hemo are low as well. I was diagnosed with sjogrens, which itp is a symptom, and low wbc. I also have low...
Board: Menopause 03-06-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By estelle454
Re: ITP - Auto immune disease

I am a 52 year old female vegetarian/vegan for 4 years now. I have always been health consious. I exercise moderately and my weight has always been good. I had a full physical in May and all was...
Board: Sleep Disorders 03-06-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,487
Posted By estelle454
Re: Any medicine to counteract the grogginess from insufficient/poor sleep?

Try some Melatonin, available at health food shop in USA, Script only in australia. I found it worked better than any drug.
Board: Anemia 03-05-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,313
Posted By estelle454
Re: Pernicious anemia/high Gastrin levels

pernicious anemia is an auto immune disorder apparently, my dad had it, he had a b12 shot once a month, i have gastritis and have anemia. i think having gastritis, the stomach acid plays havoc with...
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