I am a 41 year old female, never smoked. 3 weeks ago, I went to the doctor with cold symptoms and was diagnosed with pneumonia after a series of chest xrays. The antibiotics seemed to be too strong and draining me so I went to the hospital.
After running a series of more test I was admitted and I have been here for 2 weeks today. They drained my lungs and found a mass. The draining caused me to feel worse than ever. I am in constant pain, high fever, shortness of breath and high heart rate. I cant breath without oxygen and my heart rate is through the roof. My fever will not go down. They have tested for every disease there is that now I need a blood transfusion. The doctor stated the mass looked like cancer so he ordered a CT scan and biopsy.
On Friday, the biopsy results revealed no cancer and the doctor stated I was a "medical mystery" bc he believed it was cancer. He walked in my room this morning(Monday) and said it was indeed "cancer". How can it go from one day no cancer to cancer? I was for a lost of words and in shock.
I stated I wanted to be transferred to a different medical facility but doctor suggested I speak to a cancer specialist before leaving tomorrow. Do anyone know whats causing this pain ,shortness of breath and high heart rate. Have anyone ever been misdiagnosed? Should I get a 2nd opinion. Could this mass be something else or a benign tumor? Your help would be greatly appreciated. I am terrified. Please pray for me. Thank you.View Thread
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