It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Lymphomas Message Board

Similiar symptoms?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-18-2006, 03:35 PM   #1
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: orlando, florida
Posts: 2
faith77 HB User
Similiar symptoms?

Hi everyone, thank you all upfront for the information posted. Questions, I have been dealing with a swollen lymph node in the lower part of my ear lobe and by my jawline for about 6 months, on my left side. Went to an ENT who told me it was a partiod gland tumor, he did 2 fine needle aspirations and found nothing. The reason he did 2 is because the 1st came back, not saying it was a tumor. Then he did a 2nd one. At the time, I was put on antibotics and thought I was fine, per the ENT. The lump has not gone down at all and then I noticed another one on the right side in the same area as the left, that started about 3 months ago. I went to another DR, who suggested a CT and from that we found out that the lymph nodes are swollen, not my partiod gland. One is 1.2cm and the other is 1.1cm. I am waiting to get a biospy done and find out the results. The nodes don't hurt, except after I drink alcohol (sometimes) but since I have had the CT done (Sept 9) I have been feeling extremely fatigued and have bouts of nausea. Any same symptoms for anyone? I don't have nightsweats. I was wondering do the classic B symptoms happen all at once typically or over a period of time? Thank you and any advice would be great!

Last edited by faith77; 10-18-2006 at 03:37 PM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 10-19-2006, 10:34 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 207
Debbiefix HB User
Re: Similiar symptoms?

I was diagnosed at Stage IV for Non Hodgkins, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia... and never had B-symptoms. I think it varies from person to person.

Old 10-19-2006, 06:55 PM   #3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: orlando, florida
Posts: 2
faith77 HB User
Re: Similiar symptoms?

Thank you for answering. How did you find out Non-Hodgkins? Thank you again. God bless!

Old 10-20-2006, 05:35 AM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: norwalk, ct usa
Posts: 33
Jett456 HB User
Re: Similiar symptoms?

Check the symptoms for Hodgkins. I think I read somewhere about alcohol, pain and Hodgkins. I guess the only way really to know for sure is to have a biopsy. You might not have symptoms if its early. I am opting for a bone marrow test instead of the biopsy. My dr. wants to do the chest and abdomen cat scan first to see what other nodes might be enlarged and then go from there. But, it seems to make sense to do a bone marrow test first rather than do the node extraction and then have to do the bone marrow test afterward.

Old 10-20-2006, 06:23 AM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Baltimore Md
Posts: 144
beckyb46 HB User
Re: Similiar symptoms?

Kinda sounds like what happened to me. With the salivary glands. Went to ENT and he said nope enlarged lymph nodes. Had Ct with contrast right away. Biospy done soon after.
Well I have CLL like Debbie, but I have alot of bone marrow involvement. It was pack with lympocytes so I wasn't making my own red blood cells.
So I was fatigue from that but I don't think I was ever sick. Maybe from nerves.
Please get a biospy excision, not fine needle. Alot with CLL they don't do nothing just watch and wait. Depending on bloodwork.

Hi Debbie are you back from your road trip? Missed you on the boards.

Take care

Old 10-22-2006, 09:20 AM   #6
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: UK
Posts: 286
Ails HB User
Re: Similiar symptoms?

Hi Faith

I had very few symptoms, even the fatigue came on so gradually I thought everyone felt like that when they hit their 30s. It's not until now (a year on) I feel full of enery that I realise how tired I actually was!

I didn't have any other symptoms except swollen nodes that - thinking back, did hurt when I had alcohol!!

If it does turn out to be Hodgkins try not to worry - it is soooo cureable these days! My mum works in a hospital and all her colleagues said it was the best kind of C to get !!??( I know it sounds strange for someone to say that, but if you look at the medical data, it's true!)

Good luck

Take care of yourself and keep smiling - it really does help, trust me

Ails xx

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
anyone have similiar problems? danfess Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1 03-05-2009 06:44 PM
Anyone have similiar angeleyes0906 Lymphomas 4 09-19-2006 03:44 PM
anyone with similiar symptoms - really need peer support df22002003 Lyme Disease 5 08-31-2006 07:15 AM
Aldara gave me a Chemical Burn and a Scar on My Penis! Anybody have a similiar thing? Lucky2323 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 13 07-10-2006 10:11 PM
strange prostatitis looking for similiar experiences bubblehead12 Prostatitis 7 01-23-2006 08:55 AM
Looking for anything similiar hadleyc Multiple Sclerosis 13 12-29-2005 09:22 AM
Does anyone have similiar symptoms? rt8624 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 5 04-16-2005 09:12 PM
Anyone had similiar symptoms? Jbanksies Headaches & Migraines 1 07-18-2004 10:41 PM
has anyone tried victoria "Principal's Secret" product? crazyabout blue Acne 1 11-18-2003 07:43 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:38 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!