General Health Community
cat scratch disease
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to general health issues, adolescents, babies, child health, eating disorders, fitness, immunizations and vaccines, infectious diseases, and senior health.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

cat scratch disease

OK so, I posted a question a while ago about a very very swollen armpit gland that was about 2 inches wide. here's the link to my previous posting (includes picture for those who are curious):

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Family-Medicine/inflamed-axilary-lymph-node-with-multipal-symptoms/show/1108463?personal_page_id=888376&post_id=post_5105350

and the link to the update on that one:

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Family-Medicine/UPDATE-ON--inflamed-axilary-lymph-node-with-multipal-symptoms/show/1111426?personal_page_id=888376&post_id=post_5118506

It's been about 3 months now since my update posting, the swelling of the four lymph nodes went way down so there was no need for a biopsy (thank goodness!). Still worried that after 5 months of this sickness what not I'm still off and on every day having an average of 99.5-100.5 fever and the swelling has not fully gone down and is starting to hurt again and I am still pretty fatigued. Could I still have cat scratch disease? how long does the fever/lymph node last with that?

very very confused and I really don't want to be sick anymore. It is very draining....VERY hard to focus on school.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
General Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top General Health Answerers
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mkh9
CA
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
1622896_tn?1402351966
Blank
bobdylan1958
Outside London, United Kingdom
8221281_tn?1397574572
Blank
Pantx
Denton, TX