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Can CBC Come Back Generally Normal In The Early Stages Of Leukemia?

Can CBC Come Back Generally Normal In The Early Stages Of Leukemia?

Hi! I am yet to be diagnosed but here’s my background, I’ve been ill for about a year now, I feel drained, I have shortness of breath, unexplained bruises and rashes, but my first couple of symptoms were excruciating abdominal pain and having period bleeding for months on end. Whenever things first started I got a CBC from my family doctor and everything was fine so he sent me to a gyno and gastro. I’ve had multiple scans, ultrasound, and all kinds of test and my body is completely healthy. This… read more

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I agree !!!!! All that I could really say before being diagnosed is I am very tired 💤! You described my journey to diagnoses perfectly. At one point I just thought it was sleep apnea, then… read more

posted 9 months ago

Can You Have A Normal CBC In The Early Stages Of Leukemia?

Can You Have A Normal CBC In The Early Stages Of Leukemia?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

For me my wbc was 11,000 early on but increased over a year and a half to 83,000. I have a great nurse practitioner who really pushed me to investigate. She saw my wbc was creeping up and scheduled me… read more

posted 9 months ago

I Was Just Diagnosed With AML And Would Like To Know What To Expect

I Was Just Diagnosed With AML And Would Like To Know What To Expect

I have very low white blood & platelet cells and would like to hear from people that have this with AML

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

My husband has it

posted 4 months ago

What Are The Chances?

What Are The Chances?

My sister in law was diagnosed with leukemia last year at 66, had a stem cell transplant and is doing well. This week my brother in law was diagnosed with leukemia. Seems odd two people from the same household get leukemia. One doctor in passing asked if they lived by cornfields (which they are surrounded by) due to all the chemicals sprayed on the crops. Has anyone else experienced this?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I have APL. When my husband was admitted to ICU for respiratory failure and a heart attack-his blood work showed CLL. So it is kind of odd, we both had leukemia. He died Nov 16th of aspiration… read more

edited, originally posted about 2 years ago

Side Effects Of Intermediate Chemo

Side Effects Of Intermediate Chemo

My husband was diagnosed this Easter with AML and has a blood clot in his lung and leg. His WBC was 300,000 to begin with . His first week of chemo plus platelets and now he is getting fevers and slight infections plus he feels cold. Is this part of the chemo? And has anyone been treated at Miami U?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Carla, I was diagnosed with ALL in Sept 2019. I remember in the beginning I had night sweats. When I would wake I’d feel as thou I was freezing. I also received a few platelet transfusion because my… read more

posted 9 months ago

I Have Been Diagnosed With CMML My Spleen Is Enlarged I Have Been Given 4 Units Of Blood I Want To Know If I Should Get A Second Opinion

I Have Been Diagnosed With CMML My Spleen Is Enlarged I Have Been Given 4 Units Of Blood I Want To Know If I Should Get A Second Opinion

I see a doctor oncologist in private practice I take hydroxyruera 500 mg. twice a day, should I get a second opinion, with a cancer center where doctors can consult with other doctors.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I was diagnosed with CMML after I had pain from an enlarged spleen. The doctor put me on Jakafi and then chemo. I ended up having two blood transfusions until a donor was found and then I had my… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Donor Cells

Donor Cells

I am interested to learn from those who have had a stem cell transplant for AML or any leukemia for that matter. I would like to ask what you percent of donor cells did you have after transplant? How long since your transplant. Anyone who transplant has not cured? Thanks for any information.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Or should I just be grateful to make it through the SCT - which was the hardest thing I have ever done. Did not think I was going to make it.

posted 4 months ago

Leukemia And Blood Clots

Leukemia And Blood Clots

My husband has tcell lgl leukemia.. He is on Trexall 1 time a week. Las Sunday we were in the ER and found out he had dvt and pe. On Friday he had emergency removal of the dvt in his leg jhe will now be on blood thinners for the rest of his life.. My question is, is this a normal side effect and should I expect him to continue to get these. Im scared that in the near future I will have to say goodbye and I'm not ready to loose him. He is my life

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Hi Diane! My name is Joyce. The key really is to remain positive and stay in faith. You are right. We all have an expiration date whether we are sick are not. I was diagnosed with Myelofibrosis 13… read more

posted 3 months ago

Is There Anyone Who Was Diagnosed With CLL While In Their 40’s?

Is There Anyone Who Was Diagnosed With CLL While In Their 40’s?

I was diagnosed with CLL at the age of 41. My hematologist says 1 in 6 million have CLL at my age. I’ve not met another in my age group with CLL and just curious.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I fully agree everyone needs to read and to find out what works for them.I feel you have some good ideas

posted 2 days ago

Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

I was told it's incurable and now they're saying since the leukemia hasn't been showing in my blood tests for two years that they can take me off chemo pill (sprycel) and just check me to see if it comes back. Anyone else do this and what happened? I'm truly scared to go off. Help anyone?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I know exactly how you feel Charlotte, I will go over my options again next
visit to my hematologist. Thank you for your input.

posted 11 months ago