posted on Jun, 19 2012 @ 07:39 AM
My heart goes out to you for what you must be feeling. Wow, considering you've only had this for a week and a half, and have had all this testing
done already, and seen specialists is amazing, you're obviously not Canadian as we would still be waiting for an appointment to see our family
I am shocked that they would tell you it might be lymphoma. At this very early stage in your illness and without the weight loss, it's an unlikely
diagnosis and I'm shocked that any medical professional would even offer this as a possibility. I am also confused by your "mucous membranes"
being bigger than 3 cms. Your mucous membranes line your nose and sinuses, mouth, esophagus and basically, any part of your body that secretes
anything wet. and it's unlikely that an ultrasound found this, as ultrasound can't possibly measure how thick your mucous membranes are, anywhere.
If your mucous membranes are inflamed, it's not likely lymphoma but something else and it's not uncommon to have inflamed lymph nodes if you're
fighting an infection.
You said they sent you to histology and checked your lymph nodes. How exactly did they do that? A histology department is a lab, not a tissue
collecting site, that is set up to look at tissue samples under a microscope. You said you are having tests done tomorrow, what tests are they
There are basically 2 types of lymphoma, Hodgkin s and non-Hodgkin's. Treatment is very different for both so offering any advice for treatment is
impossible without knowing more details.
In all honesty, it sounds to me like you spent some time at "Google Medical School" and have plugged in your symptoms and got upset when you read
some of the results. Relax, have a nap, drink plenty of liquids, learn how to use a Nettie Pot for your sinuses and eat healthy.