... I'm a teen female who has been noticing many minor changes in the past few months. At first I thought they were all unimportant details. Then, I read that I have many symptoms of leukemia.
* Clusters of tiny, pinpoint sized red dots (possibly petechiae?)
* Random bruises on thighs & calves (some small & painless, some large and extremely sore)
* Joint pain on... (1 replies)
... Nope, I take sleep meds...when they kick in, my husbands says I've stopped mid word...lights out...good morning. I had an ortho appt 2 days ago and my dr saw my legs and ordered some blood work and told me to call my primary...seeing how at the va everyone is in the same building, I gotta go now because he sent an email.
But, if anyone is on any kind of anxiety med or... (6 replies)
... I've had the same bruising problem and my doctor said it is very common to get bruises from thrashing around in your sleep. I know that I don't, because I share a bed and they said I don't move an inch when I'm sleeping. ... (6 replies)
... I have bruises all over my legs, only my legs...sometimes so many on my thighs and around my knees I can't wear shorts... ... (6 replies)
... My gums bleed every time I brush my teeth and there is a small amount of blood in my stools. I also have countless, unexplained bruises all over my legs. And I've caught costochondritis and I get colds easily. ... (8 replies)
So since May of this year my 3 year old daughter has has mastoiditis (infection of the bone inside her ear) requiring emergency surgery (to drain the infection and place tubes in her ears) and IV antibiotics, about 15 ear infections, pneumonia, 2 skin infections, 4 or 5 yeast infections (mouth and genital), a UTI, night sweats, fatigue, recurrent right sided facial... (2 replies)
... Aug. 2011 I developed horrible headaches, found random bruises all over my body, started losing my appetite and developed low back pain. ... (0 replies)
So I am 28 years old and I a going crazy. My story is kind of long so I will try to go fast but with detail. 2 years ago I had donated blood and received a letter back from the Red Cross saying that I had tested positive for HTLV-1 which concerned me because they said I could not donate blood anymore so I figured it must be bad. I scheduled an appointment with mmy... (6 replies)
... :wave:Hi Tweetybruce41...you definitley need to get to the doctor, VA or otherwise. Depending on where you are located the VA is very backed up with veterans and it may take several months for you to get an appointment.
Are you a retired veteran or disabled vet? Active duty? (2 replies)
... ght sweats and she had to change her sheets every time. Her whole body was aching, she thought she had the flu and thats what made her go to the doctor, she had bruises all over and didn't remember hurting her self. And the list goes on. If you are really worried about having it, you need to see a doctor. ... (13 replies)
... he said I might need to let them check my bone marrow. I'm tired alot, fatigue, I bruise very easily, I can barely bump something and I have these awful looking bruises where ever I get hurt. My body hurts alot, feels like my bones are brittle or something. ... (2 replies)
... Hello everyone,
I am new here and I am loving this site!! I wanted to tell my story (shortened version) and let you all know that I am here for you to talk too, or just ask questions. (I will answer to the best of my ability, but I am NOT a doctor!).
In the beginning of 2000 I started feeling very weak and drained. At the time I was 21 years old. I thought, "Hey,... (0 replies)
... ome similarities symptom wise. Actually, I see more than I'd like to admit. I'd assume since the WBC has gone through a gradual increase over time that if it was leukemia it would be a chronic form, but I'm just looking for a little insight here. ... (0 replies)
... Three mornings ago I noticed that the back of my thighs were covered in bruises. I have probably 15 bruises and some clustered together on my left back thigh and then about ten bruises on my right. ... (1 replies)
... In his opion he did not think it was bone cancer or leukemia. He checked her throughly he felt her spleen and liver, checked for lymph nodes and checked for any bruises or fever. All was fine.Could you please try and put our mind at rest. ... (3 replies)
... I am worried I may have leukemia though I am getting tested for lyme. I had a cbc, and blood tests for RA, merc. ... (2 replies)
... sore throat, chills, fevers, night sweats, and body aches. Late last night she called me in hysterics becuase she was covered with bruises from head to toe all of a sudden. As I was trying to get her to get to the ER she started bleeding from her eyes, mouth, nose, etc. ... (2 replies)
... i read on the net that leukemia has flu like symptoms and right now i have a fever, pains in my bones and joints, weakness and fatigue. ... (1 replies)
... Your best bet would be to have a CBC completed on her. The bruises may come hand in hand with being anemic. However, I would express your concerns with your Pediatrician. ... (4 replies)
... recently i have been noticing many possible signs of leukemia. i have rather large bruises on my legs that have not been caused by injury. i have tiny purple marks and red dots on my inner thigh that have been there for a few years. ... (1 replies)