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Hello,
Here is my background in the hope that someone can help with some advice.
I am a male in my late 30ís and I was on a medication that we later found has a leukemia connection.
In March of this year, I had some swollen lymph nodes in my neck. I was given antibiotics which did not help.
Then an Ultrasound confirmed swollen nodes and thyroid nodules. I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and put on medication.
In May a CT of neck confirmed a non specific swollen nodes, but none that are too large I guess.
In July noticed I am itching and I have back pain and stomach issues. My WBC came back high at 13.5 and I had a CT of chest/abdomen/pelvic which was normal.
In August after my white blood kept staying elevated and developed other symptoms like bone, muscle, and joint pain and weight loss, I went to hematologist who looked at my blood and said it is normal with only EOS slightly elevated.
In September I went to another hematologist who did a bone marrow biopsy which came back with slightly hypocellular marrow, but no blasts or abnormal cells. Since then my WBC has been in the upper range of normal and HGB, RBC, and HCT in the lower end of the range.
However, the following symptoms still persists: Fatigue, Flushing of skin, rashes, itching, pain in bones, muscles, joints, weakness, swollen behind the knees and some in the ankles. My uric acid is at 6 so may be Gout isdeveloping. I have swollen lymph nodes in neck. My temperature is starting to go up slightly that now it is in high 98 - low 99's. I feel dizzy sometimes and feel shaking in my hands.
I am at a loss of what is going on. Could this be Leukemia? I had the Bone Marrow biopsy back in early Sept. How accurate is the BMB in the case of leukemia? Any ideas on what to do next ?
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. I have a family and my symptoms are worrying me considerably.
Thanks





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