Great, now I am a nervous wreck. All that worrying for nothing.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Damummis, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    To make a long story short, I found a lump under my armpit. Went to Dr today. They are scheduling me an ultrasound or cat scan, which ever they can get me into the fastest. Then from there they will figure out what to do. However, I googled things and well.............I am a nervous wreck. Mostly because of the urgency in my Dr's voice. She wants this addressed in the next 48 hours. I am preparing for the worse and hope to be pleasantly surprised when they tell me, "Just a lymph node, you are probably fighting a virus or something." [​IMG]

    I guess I will clean the house to keep my mind off it.
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2010
  2. Keene's coop

    Keene's coop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2010
    neenah, wisconsin
    hope everything turns out ok. throwing hugs your way [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Stevo

    Stevo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2010
    Howell, NJ
    I have been in a constant battle with cancer for 10yrs. Actually had 2 surgeries within the last 3 weeks. I remember my first biopsy and waiting for the results so I know exactly how you feel. Worrying will not change a thing just bring you down. Most times a lump is a non cancerous tumor that will just be removed. No fun but better than the other alternative. But if it does test positive please dont get yourself down. Look at me. I am still here and doing whatever I want whenever I want. A lump is not the end of the world. Keep your chin up. Think positive. If you need anyone to talk to pm me.

  4. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Thanks guys. [​IMG]
  5. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    Mine turned out to be an allergic reaction to deoderant, despite the fact that I'd used the same deoderant for YEARS. Still, changing it caused the lump (lymph node) to go away.

    Had a mammogram though that came back with 'issues'. Turned out they just had a bad film. But I remember waiting for that follow-up appointment and being a nervous wreck. And then being a nervous wreck waiting for that 2nd set of test results!!

    [​IMG] Will be sending good vibes your way!
  6. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Don't stress! I hope it's just a boil or something............either way, you're right on it! I'm wishing and praying it's nothing [​IMG] [​IMG] Amie.
  7. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Ultrasound is sceduled of 1:45 tomorrow.
  8. orionburn

    orionburn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    South Bend, IN
    Good luck & hope it's nothing. I remember the first time I found "lumpy" on my ribcage a couple of years ago. Asked the doc about it and it's only a cyst, but still, it causes you to pause for a minute.
  9. Slinkytoys

    Slinkytoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2009
    Black Forest
    Worry does NO good. If the outcome is a good one, well you worried yourself for nothing. If the outcome is not a good one, what did worrying do about it? NOTHING. Keep your mind on other things, what will be---will be. Save your energy for a fight or celebration.
    My best wishes for you.
    Blessed be.
  10. For-The-Love-Of-Chickens

    For-The-Love-Of-Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Washington State
    We always automatically think the worst when we find a lump. Sometimes a doctor's urgency has more to do with putting your mind at ease than that the situation itself is urgent. Don't read too much into it. Stay busy. Stay off of Google. (If you type any symptom into Google you will find you have one of two things- cancer or aids- and all that extra anxiety will only make you feel worse.)

    I have had 5 major scares in the past 5 years- all benign.

    I'll be thinking and praying for you!


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