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I am in the E.R, I wonder what they will say?

Jan 19, 2015 9:45 PM

I just got here. They said it is going to be a while. So you know what that means. If they say it is going to be a while and it is 7:00 p.m, I will at least be here til 4:00 in the morning. But I contemplating the problem and thought of the risk. The lumps along with the way they behave, have continued to move and make more. I thought it could be a bacterial infection or a virus. Whafecer the case, finding out will bring me much comfort. I have a feeling something is seriously wrong. I woke up today with the large bumps traveling to my lower arm like a wild fire when they were not there yesterday. Then, I woke up to pain in m.y groin. I thought I must have walked funny. But embarrassingly, I checked. There were like 4 or 5 nodules doin there. So, I don't. Know what is going on. So, I thought it was best to come today since my doctor couldn't fit me in for two weeks. I think she hust had a baby and she is going home to share them with her family. I am happy for her and I think she deserves it. I just can't wait two weeks while they are spreading. I am hoping it is nothing. I have a tremendous amount of Inflammation on my right side because that is where a lot of my arthritis is.

So I will see what they see. I don't know if any of you have read some of my previous post. But not on a prideful way, I have a lot of empathy for people. I guess it is because I love people very quickly and very much. I hate to see them sad and hurt. I can't deal with the fact that I can't fix things for them. It is like I can strongly imagine what it like to be them and then in my mind I see the outcome of their problem. So many times it has come true. Someone said it was all based on human experience. But to do that, you must have a very strong imagination. And I do. I am sorry it has taken me so long to Come to the point. My teacher said I was too wordy. But my strong imagination gets me in so much trouble when it comes To me. I don't think I am a hypochondriac but my family did not worry about anything until it is bad. I always vowed I would not be that way. That I would be preventive. But I imagine all the things that possibly be wrong. But I always stick with the simplest explanation. So that is who I am. It is necessary for me to find out what it is or see me have a nervous breakdown. This explains how much of a nutcase I am. So I would really never take my advice. But I hope this trip to the E.R is going to be a simple explaination like a small infection. So we will see. I hope no one else has to go. But if you do, i encourage you to wear a mask like I do. I take no chances of getting the flu. I don't think I can take that pain on top of all the pain I go through now. Just a suggestion. Take care you all. Have a great evening with your family. I hope you feel the best as you possibly can. Take care my support group friends. Thanks for being there me.

Jan 19, 2015 9:55 PM

Hi Profiler. I really hope it's nothing serious and that you get seen soon. Will think positive thoughts for you. Keep us posted!

Jan 19, 2015 11:03 PM

The not knowing is really hard on a person. Thinking of you.

Jan 20, 2015 6:53 AM

Hope it all,goes well and you get it figured out!

Jan 20, 2015 7:56 AM

I'm praying for you, Profiler!! I hope the solution is easy and that it is not a big problem. Hang in there.

Jan 20, 2015 10:33 AM

Hey profiler am sorry to hear that your at the hospital please get better soon we need encouragement I DO YOU HAVE BECOME MY INSPIRATION I LOVE YOU AND GOD DOES TO be encouraged God got you in His hand so dont worry

Jan 20, 2015 10:52 AM

Hey proFile sorry your at hospital you've got to get better your realy needed here you give so much encouragement prayers sent

Jan 20, 2015 11:53 AM

Yes and that's the truth

Jan 20, 2015 11:53 AM

Are you ok profiler

Jan 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Hoping all is going well for you Profiler. Been praying for you all morning. I hope you find out soon and are able to come home and rest. You've got a HUGE support group here waiting to help you through and hear your encouraging words.

Jan 20, 2015 1:37 PM

You back yet profiler? :)

Jan 20, 2015 2:40 PM

We're waiting to hear from you. Thinking about you and worried ......

Jan 20, 2015 4:39 PM

Yes we are we havent heard from you still waiting

Jan 20, 2015 7:51 PM

Has anybody hear from profile yet

Jan 20, 2015 8:02 PM

They're probably putting him through the test gamut... Or he's been given something to sleep. Adding more prayers we'll hear from him soon.

Jan 20, 2015 8:06 PM

I haven't heard from him am waiting also lets us just PRAY hard for him God love yall and I do to

Jan 20, 2015 8:21 PM

It's 9:15pm Eastern time and I'm worried that we haven't heard from Profiler!?!?! I'm really worried about him. I hope they are helping him and telling him what is going on in his body. Perhaps he was admitted to the hospital and are doing tests and he had not been able to let us know if he's alright. I'm praying for you, Profiler!! Hope we hear from you soon.

Jan 20, 2015 8:41 PM

Thinking of you Profiler and hoping they take good care of you!!! Keep us up to date!!!

Jan 20, 2015 8:46 PM

Alwayzinpain am worried to maybe his phone need charged

Jan 20, 2015 8:47 PM

He may have forgotten his charger

Jan 20, 2015 8:49 PM

I dont know but we need to think postive for him

Jan 21, 2015 6:41 AM

Profiler where wait for you to respond to us I pray all is well I love you and Jesus does to

Jan 21, 2015 6:46 AM

Good morning everyone I pray your night went well

Jan 21, 2015 8:55 AM

Praying and hoping that Profiler is doing alright. Perhaps they admitted him to the hospital and his phone is either not with him or he can't charge it. I'm trying very hard not to worry and think positive. All we can do is link all of our positive energy, thoughts and prayers to create a huge wave of good to send his way and wait as patiently as we can to hear from him.

Jan 21, 2015 10:20 AM

I agree alwayzinpain positive thoughts am waiting patiently also

Jan 21, 2015 3:52 PM

I've only just come back on this app after my flare. Profiler I hoe that you are okay. I've been there i know it's hard, I know you must be exhausted from the wait yet alone whatever plagues you. I hoe that they are taking great care of you and that you recover quickly

Stay strong
And never forget the spoons

Jan 21, 2015 10:40 PM

Thanks you all for your support. I am just now coming around. It has been a hard couple of days. I went to the e.r like you know. I met up with a jerk of a doctor after I had waited in a waiting room for like seven hours. After finially getting to see him. I told him about how I had this lumps that had just appeared in my arm. I told him that after after a hundred or so appeared, then even more appeared. By the time I got to the e.r, I had them on both arms, abdomen and a line leading up into my scalp. So I am not kidding. Once I fold him this which took about 2 minutes, He wrapped it up and said I think you will be fine. I think you should see your own doctor what did you want me to do. So I asked him if he did not find it concerning that the majority appeared within the past several hours and were pretty bick. Guys, some of these were really weird. I would make a muscle and the little lump would expand and would become hard and portrude out of there 3/8 of an inch. When I pressed an area around the area I just describe, something else would start coming ouf. It was thin. I was the size of a thin worm and it felt just like one but I knew it was nothing like that. But they would come out like another half an inch and just fall over. It was freaky. So I explain this to the doctor and he tells me that that this is an emergency room. That he doesn't think that this is going to kill me. That really got me mad. Because I know that this is not normal and it is spreading rapidly. So I just told him, which I have never done before, "you would prefer to be sued for malpractice because you do want to take time and do a proper examinafion". So then he was really aggrivated. He was truly upset and aked me what do I want him to do. He asked me if I do a blood test, would I be happy? I was really upset that he was asking me what would pacify and have me play doctor and have me choose which test to have done. So, I go to think I should check my white count and then inflammation. So I had him order a CBC and a sed rate or ESR. They all are fine. So I went home like five in the morning. I was so tired but could only sleep a few because I was in so much pain like I have been but I was having little breaks here and there. But the pain had been severe most of the day. So I was in exteme pain and really tired. It got to be around 11 P.M last night and I fell asleep standing up. It is pretty scary because I don't fally asleep holding on to anything. I was falling asleep in the middle of the room. What happents is I wake up from those sleeps and say to myself "O, you got to get yourself to bed, this is not good". But for several seconds, something wil come to my mind,and then I go into deep thought about it and the I am back to sleep standing up again. The viscious cycle lasted me til 8 o'clock in the morning. When I woke up and when then, I finially went to bed. Oh, before the sleep thing the night before. I couldn't get on the computer, because something interesting was happening to me. Remember I started off with lumps just in my right arm and my right breast to arm. That day when I when I went to the ER, they had spread all over. It was really weird, the lumps moved from the arm and in the weirdest thing. I thought I was a freak. It left the main site and made double parallel lines and went across my chenst, down the left side of abdomen, and up my far right site to the middle to the center of my chest. where it turned and went up to the right shoulder, then up into my neck to my hairline. I actually felt like it wa continuing into the scalp bu hard to follow.

Then something very scary happened. By now, you must thing I up nuts or a hypochondriac, because my wife thought so despite the visual and tactile display. But I started feeling these lumps in my stomach that weren't there and hour or two before. I don't know if you have ever been to the store and in the frozen section they have those frozen dow balls. They aren't shaped like a ball but that is about the size of the lumps they were really big. So an hour later, I noticed I had ten more and it was like they formed a line in my stomach in a horizontal line that had a consistent spacing from each other. In the first line across my stomach. There were about 12. A few hours later I had four lines. Then a few a hours later they were on my breast. So I asked my wife to take me back to my emergency room. I told her I was afraid about it being close to my heart, then by my head.

I don't know if I have expressed this to you all by now, I was very scared. I grew up being scared of the unknown. My mom was someone who always played she was sick and that she had some terrible disease. Her doctor would constantly tell me she was not sick with whatother she would claim at the time. So I was always worrying. She would create to make me do things for her. But it made me worry about everything around me that was happening. I studied different medications because of her from the time I was 12 and I am still doing that today. So back to the discussion.

So my wife asked me if she could take me to the hospital tommorow and she showed she was really upset about it. I was so totally scared about what was happening to me. I was worried before but what was happening was seems to be happening fast. So I was talking about how worried about it and was trying to show her how these new lumps were differnet then the other ones. That these were like the size of a cyst. She replied that she had had enough already, and would I please stop talking about and stop talking to her about it. I was really hurt. She gets really worried if she just has a headache for two days and she could not imagine my worry.

So an hour aftert that, something really cool happened. My body got a funny feeling for a couple of minutes. I felt those lumps that were huge and the top ones were smaller. Over the next ten minutes, They all drained. They were gone. The other bumps were still there. The pain is subsiding on the arm. But I was thinking that maybe when those lumps got big so fast, they maybe they were lymph nodes and they got clogged. I was rubbing them in a circular way so maybe I got it to drain. I don't know if it was lymph fluid. I have never retained fluid. I didn't have edema at the time. So I am not sure what type of fluid it can be if it is not lymph.

Even after that happened because it was a rapid change in my body, in the course of ten minutes, I was stil scared. I was really scared. But I felt that maybe things were possibly looking up. The bad part was that I had to keep it to myself. For a moment, I was thinking about calling an abulance for myself and have the doctors figure out what was going on. It would have been funny, having an ambulance come, and my wife not knowing about it until it gets here. But I decided against it. But I became exhausted. I gues whatever happed took a lot out of me. So I was exhausted. I slept from last night til 7:30 pm today.

I am so sorry that I did not get back to you all sooner. I wanted to but between what happened and the anxiety I was going through. It just put me though a lot. When I read the post when I got on line this evening, I was so touched. I always think that I can help people, but I never think I am worth liking. To see your post of concern for me was so sweet. I am just so sorry that I made you all waid. I should have made myself get back to you sooner. I just felt like I didn't have the energy to even look at a computer. A appreciate you. I am making you read this long post that keeps draging on and on because I feel I can't say enough especially when it comes to your alls kind words. I think the last time I have been touched like that was when my children was little and still liked and needed me.

Take care you all. I am eternally grateful for you all. I hope that you all are feeling as well as you can possibly can. Best Wishes

Jan 21, 2015 11:05 PM

Well Profiler, I'm very happy and relieved that the ending was good but what a terrifying experience. I could definitely u deist and your anxiety and extreme worry, I would have been a lunatic I think because I think having all those bumps appear like that would have completely freaked me out. Yikes!!! What an odd reaction your body had ( to say the least). Are you able to identify anything that you ingested, inhaled or touched in the previous day or so that was foreign to your immune system? Maybe some kind of extreme allergic reaction?
Nevertheless, it's over and I am very glad. I have to say for the short period I have been on this site, I really really was concerned about you (as so many others were) and I'm truly relieved to hear that you are ok overall. Sorry you had to experience the super unpleasant ER and the jerk of a doctor.

Jan 21, 2015 11:07 PM

Oops, Error on second line on the right, meant 'understand '

Jan 21, 2015 11:58 PM

Hey there, Profiler. I am so sorry to hear of the nightmare you had at the emergency room. It's not there for folks who are going to die in ten minutes, it's there for exactly what was happening to you!! I would definitely take the doctor's name from your discharge papers and put in a formal complain about him. SHAME ON HIM!!!! He took an oath to first so no harm and to help make folks better. The way the lumps appeared seems very odd and definitely not lymph nodes. I'm sorry your wife has such little compassion, patience and understanding that she couldn't or wouldn't even take you to the hospital when you were onviously getting worse. I think that your fear, anxiety and ordeal at the hospital absolutely wiped you out and that is why you were falling asleep standing up. That happened to me twice and it was horrifying. It hurts my heart when you used the words when your kids were young and still liked and needed you. Well, I want you to know (as you have read) you are liked and needed right here with us!!! I wish I were close to where you live because I would have gone with you to the hospital in a NY Minute and stayed by your side and fought for you without a moment's hesitation. I'm glad that those rows of bumps disappeared as quickly as they came, which is also odd, but I'm happy for you that they're gone just the same. I think that doctor just had no idea what to do for you or what was wrong and was too arrogant to ask another doctor to come in and assist on your situation. Please do NOT ever think that you should have made yourself get on the computer sooner when you were in such a bad state both physically and emotionally. The main thing is that when you felt better, you came on and let us know what was happening. I, for one, am just thrilled that you are home from the hospital and that you are able to communicate with us again. If this happens again, don't wait, go to the ER, if you get someone who tries to placate you like that ass of a doctor did, tell them you want to see the doctor in charge because you should not have to tell HIM how to do his job and what tests to run. You're a human being and deserve much better treatment than they offered you. I pray that this DOES NOT happen to you ever again, that your pain levels are down and that you are able to get a restful sleep tonight. Perhaps you should show your wife how many people worried about what you were going through and how many people worried about YOU!!! Also how shabbily she treated you, especially being your wife!! You're a very important part of THIS family (as odd a family as we may all make) but you are a part of us just the same. Rest well, my friend, and hope to hear that tomorrow is a better day for you. (And the rest of the group). Best Wishes, Profiler... You've got a lot of friends here.

Jan 22, 2015 12:30 AM

I'm so glad you're ok. I agree With Alwayz, definitely make a formal complaint. The first thing that stupid doctor should have done was treat you as if it were an allergic reaction. Take comprehensive blood work and then an exam/biopsy of one of the lumps. That's the least he should have done. Seriously, what an arrogant jerk. An ER is where u go when you are scared about what's happening to you. He's the doctor, not you. It isn't your job to diagnosis yourself. Also, TELL YOUR DOCTOR what happened and how you were treated. Totally unprofessional. I'm so glad you are ok now.

Also, I'm really sorry your wife was so heartless. My ex used to be the same way. My problems were just inconveniences for him. I hope she is not always like that 😕.

Jan 22, 2015 6:46 AM

Am so glad to hear your ok and if I was you I would never go to that hospital sgain

Jan 22, 2015 8:24 AM

Profiler, We're all so very glad you're back. You were missed! And I too am very sorry you went through such a traumatic experience. I would be filing a complaint to the hospital administrator, and send a copy to the physician's licensing board. A complaint to the Better Business Bureau wouldn't be a bad idea either....or a lawyer, if this happens again.

On that note, if it does, I would go to a dermatologist immediately, and take pictures to show proof if needed anywhere.

And on that note, if there is a next time, let your phone be on video record! It can't hurt. 😉

Jan 22, 2015 8:14 PM

Glad to hear you're doing better, Profiler!

Jan 23, 2015 4:53 AM

I have not read all of the comments but it sounds to me to be closely aligned with an infection that his hit the lymphatic system. Also, are you a Christian? That is one way that you can help others-by praying for them! I know many would scoff at my suggestion, but I know the God who made you and I would not. I will say a quick prayer for you and hope that this resolves quickly without much impact. The Lord bless you-Robin Sage

Jan 25, 2015 1:44 PM

Well glad your back feeling better your CMP family. Keep the faith

Jan 25, 2015 2:02 PM

Profiler - I'm glad too hear that you are feeling better emotionally & mentally but believe you should still see a doctor. What you've been describing disturbed me & we don't even know each other. I'm sorry you had such a crappy experience in the ER - unfortunately classes about caring about the patient more than the wallet aren't included in medical school. You were 100% right in demanding that that jerk doctor do SOMETHING beyond being pissy.

I'll be praying for you & hope that you find answers long before more bumps find you. Sometimes our bodies do some pretty weird things but luckily they can heal themselves when they want to. <>

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