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Dr. SH
Dr. SH, Board Certified Physician
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My lymph nodes have been swollen for about 18 months,

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my lymph nodes have been swollen for about 18 months , sometimes very painful , i also have a stomach problem and take lansoprazole , recently i have cramps in my calfs and extremly painful achillie tendonds, fatigue , night sewats . whats wrong with me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.
I am sorry to hear about your problem.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Can you please mention your age and gender.
Do you have any other medical problems?
Are you on any medications for anything at the moment?
Have you been seen for this as yet?
Had any tests done?
Please let me know.
Kindest regards

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am a49 year old male . No other medical conditions other than tinitus, I have bee seen by my go and a consultant. All blood tests were normal as was the diagnosis from the consultant, but I know there is something wrong.
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Considering your symptoms, have you been tested for an autoimmune condition like lupus?

Do you remember the tests that you had done?

Do you have a copy of the blood tests that you had had done?

Please let me know.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I haven't been tested for lupus and I'm not sure what they did test for, they did so many. Again I do not have a copy of the bloods. Thanks.
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your response and I apologize for my delayed response.

With the symptoms that you are having I would strongly recommend that you be worked up for an autoimmune disease so that it is ruled out or considered.

If the autoimmune work up is normal then I would recommend that a biopsy of the lymph node must be undertaken and examined under the microscope with various dyes.

Biopsy may give us valuable information about your diagnosis.

Let me know if you have more questions.
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Kindest regards