As the title suggests, I have an enlarged axillary lymph node. My doctor rushed an ultrasound and blood work.
The results were that it is a solid mass roughly 4cm in diameter. I don't know if this means anything, but the blood flow on the doppler was intense to this 'ball'. It did have clearly defined borders (which is a good thing, they said).
Due to fatigue, constant infections, etc. the doc ran a lupus test, which came back negative. Also, I had a 'left shift' (indicates neutrophils) with no infection at the time (just off antibiotics).
My doc wants a biopsy Monday, so all this has been rushed. I didn't even realize why she seemed so panicked about the lump.
It is painless, no swelling around it, just a giant ball in the upper part of my armpit.
Does this sound like lymphoma is possible? Probable? I am having my biopsy, but I want to be prepared for the possibility...
Also, how long does it take to get biopsy results back?
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