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How Big A Deal Can Two Lumps Be? by rwboughton Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 12:37am Haven't taken my Copaxone for three days now. These permanent lumps under the skin freak me out. Lumps that itch. It's just creepy, ya know? Got one in my stomach, one in my arm. I guess lumps under the skin remind me of the lumps that my brother and my best friend had. Lumps that ended up being cancer. Now of course it is perfectly unre ... Read on »
Q&A Session at by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 3:00am I got these real painful lumps in my arm pits Follow @alvinblin Read on »
How it all went down... by Kelly Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:11am At lot of people have beein asking how it came about that I ended up getting tested for leukemia. It happend very fast really, but looking back I had some symptoms for a few months. Mny of the symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, flu like symptoms, excessive bruising and of course a low white blood cell count, which you can't tell unless you hav ... Read on »
KNOWLEDGE -IS IT POWER OR PARANOIA? by 4women Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 12:02pm In my two years and counting researching and writing for, I have learned more than I maybe ever wanted to know about hair loss and cancer.  Along the way, a question has been repeated to me by new employees - “don’t you start feeling paranoid thinking about this stuff all the time?” There I was - new to, just gett ... Read on »
Under the Bridge by Rebecca .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 10:59pm I don’t know how I could hack it in Chronic Town without Andrew. In addition to being a wonderful person whose very existence is good for the world, my six-year old, tall, sturdy and golden-haired boy helps me in ways in ways he will never know—and that I am just beginning to appreciate. Today is an example. I didn’t want to get out ... Read on »
Miscellaneous Questions by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am I do far more than my fair share of answering questions at other internet venues in addition to the blog here. There are some things I can’t answer though as part of figuring out what ails you is looking at you and examining you. We can’t do that on the internet very well. Here are a few questions that were sent my way today: (1) ... Read on »
Winny Big Face by winnyninnypoopoo Facebook Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 11:42pm Epipens to The Rescue! Today has been one of those days you have nightmares about.  You know the ones, where you have to go somewhere, but somehow you never get there and everything that can happen does. I changed to cyclosporine to try to get better control of my hives.  I not only have hives but I can have life threatening angioedema, ana ... Read on »
Don't panic... by Chris Carr Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 5:37am Real quick, went to see Dr Ram yesterday. He inspected the lump under my arm and isn't so sure it's a lymph node. He sad because it's so close to thE surface of the skin, it could be a cyst, clogged sweat gland, or subcutaneous something or other. H didn't rule out progression of Hodgkins here as the disease does occasionally travel outside th ... Read on »
Trying to get an opinion on whether or not I should go ahead with my instincts and request a biopsy. by nanaluvsyou Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 8:00am I am 51 years old. I have lupus (SLE) x 39 years, with scleroderma, sjogren's, possible myositis, gastroparesis, antiphospholipid antibodies on coumadin for previous TIA's and PE, past exposure to Eppstein-Barr Virus, family h/o acute monocytic leukemia in my mother, long-term use of prednisone (with very high doses at times) and Imuran. No longe ... Read on »
Back to Fancy by Sandi W. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:34pm I had this big lump called a lipoma on my upper arm. Lipo as in fat. It's a fatty tumor. I had it removed in the early 1990s and it grew back so that sometimes people would think I had a big muscle there. It made me self-conscious. More self-conscious than having just one breast. I can't explain it. Earlier this year at a routine appointment with ... Read on »