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    Do I have Lymphoma? Please help!
    An_255823 posted:

    I am a male (45 years of age) and I have developed a number of symptoms during the past 2 months following a major anxiety attack. Here are the symptoms and timelines:

    ==2 years ago till now==
    - Developed hard stool (constipation). However I have been visiting the bathroom at least 4-5 times a week but it is always a very hard stool. One month per year the hard stool became extremely difficult to pass (sometimes took me 45 min in the bathroom!)
    - I have a long history of having a fatty liver with elevated ALT (ranging from 45 to 72 U/L)
    - I have a long history of elevated CRP (4)
    - My triglyceride level has recently been elevated, in the range of 2.9 to 4.9 mmol/L
    - My blood pressure is always in the higher normal sides (140/95 mmHg)

    ==2 months ago, following a major anxiety, which last for 2 months==
    - Low-grade fever
    - Flushing in my ears, hot red ears
    - Sever pain in my feet, I couldn't walk for 1 day
    - Disturbed sleep

    ==6 weeks ago==
    - A high fever for 3 days (possibly from flu)
    - A semi productive cough
    - Muscle in my feet and hand started to get tight
    - Sever numbness in my hands and feet, specially during nights
    - Burning sensations in my legs and hands
    - Elevated CRP (9) and ESR (25)
    - Low-grade fever continued
    - Excessive sweating day and night
    - I became pre-diabetes (blood sugar at 123 mg/dl and 5.9 mmol/L)
    - Two red rashes appeared in my palms (please see the below pictures):
    - My temperature and blood pressure increased when I sit and decreased when I stand up
    - Red hot ears continued, usually started with the right ear and then left, last for 1-2 hours
    - My ears continued to remain hot throughout my night sleep and go to normal as soon as I wake up. Sometimes I feel pain sleeping on them and sometimes no pain.
    - Loss of appetite, lost 5-6 kg (10-12 lbs), possibly due to eating less
    - Stomach started growling all day and all night long
    - Sensitivity of the skin to pressure and touch, became temporarily red when scratched

    == My current symptoms==
    - Two red rashes are still there
    - The hot ears are still persisting, the upper section gets hot and normally the ear lob remains cold
    - Profuse sweating during day and night. At night I only get sweating in my head and shoulders. My pillow gets wet but not drenching wet.
    - I feel discomfort in my upper right abdomen, where my liver is
    - I continue getting stomach growling all day long, no matter if I have eaten or not. I feel the sounds are mostly coming from my upper right abdomen area
    - I still have persisting coughs and I have voice hoarseness after 6 weeks
    - My CRP/ESR levels fluctuates: CRP between 6 and10 and ESR between 15 and 35
    - I still have tingling feeling and burning sensation in my hands during night, but not sever
    - I have some mild joint pain and muscle tightness
    - I feel less energized than before
    I have been tested negative for: Mono, TB, Hepatitis, and HIV with normal CBC, liver enzymes (except for ALT), urine culture, TSH, testosterone, and vitamins.
    What I am worried about is the possibility of having lymphoma.

    Please evaluate my symptoms and let me know your assessment.

    Thank you
    ionut1968 responded:
    I hope everything goes better with you. I just want to send you a message of hope and courage. I had Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, i had 2% chances to live and now i am cured.
    Please pray and have trust in God. I have shared my story at

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