6 months ago I developed a very sore swollen lymph node under my right arm. I was nursing at the time and saw 3 different doctors, my OB, GP and a dermatologist. The derm. was consulted because of a small sore on my right hand that had persisted for 2 months. Culture and biopsy done on sore and all came back negative. I was put on antibiotics and ibuprofin. The soreness went away and lymph node slowly got smaller. In early stages of this problem I did have night fevers for about 2 weeks. No fever at this time. Dermatologist decided based on evidence he saw that I had Cat Scratch Disease. Now the lymph node (6 months later) is still swollen, I have had bouts of axillary webb syndrome and today area is sore again. I am terribly afraid of a cancer going undiagnosed. Any thoughts welcome? Derm. MD said he would be willing to send me to Infectious Disease MD although wait is very long. I wonder if that is the correct MD to try next.
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