Hi. I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2015. Been in remission since 2016. Currently 27 years old. In 2017 I made a PET scan, which showed a 2.2 cm fibroid outside the uterus. No abnormal activity was detected. Doctor never commented on it. In 2018 I made another PET scan which showed the fibroid has increased without any abnormal activity. My new doctor didnt seem to care either. I have been losing weight for the past weeks and swollen lymph nodes appeared. My doctor scheduled a PET scan. The result appeared yesterday and it showed no signs of relapse. However, the fibroid has been increasing to now 8 cm and a heterogeneous metabolic activity is seen. I have no idea what 'hererougenus' means , but I read on Google that it could indicate malignant activity in tumours. I started to read on the internet and turned out that cancer in fibroid is a really rare condition with a really poor prognosis. I'm just scare it could be that,because that means I could potentially had the disease for 3 years without treatment. . I'm literally shaking and crying. I have a doctor appointment on Monday. Has anyone had the same thing? Showing activity in the fibroid which showed to be malignant or harmless?
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Hi everyone. Just a quick background of my HL story; -2015; Diagnosed with HL after I found a hard lymp nose on my right neck. Symptoms were weight loss and night sweats. I relapsed shortly after finishing my first line treatment. Needed a stem cell transplant and maintenance therapy -2016: Reached remission and every blood work and scans showed no signs of disease. My last blood work was on 25 October 2019 and everything was fine. These couple of weeks I have been losing weight and I notice two enlarged lymp nodes on my neck. They felt different than the one I originally had when I was diagnosed with HL. I noticed light bruising on my legs. One was really painful and noticable. I also started to have muscle and join paint. Couple days ago(3 days after my enlarged nodes) I ended up with a fungal disease around my mouth and between my buttocks. I also notice my bowel movement changing. I eventually thought I relapsed with HL. But my symptoms seems to look like Leukemia? Leukemia and HL are both blood cancers. Has anyone experienced anything like this?
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