Oncology (General Cancer)/Cancer?

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I'm 34 and a very active single mother (son is 3) and a laboratory sales consultant.  Have Multiple Sclerosis and Hypothyroidism. My M.S. is the best it has ever been.  My only issue is the optic neuritis and dull feet.

Don't smoke and drink roughly six beers per month, adderal.  I only take adderal because my fatigue is so tired.  I get sweaty with sleeping and I just never feel good.

Medications are birth control, synthroid, cymbalta and

I am tired of every doctor assuming my complaints and lab results are of M.S. and/or hypothyroidism.

C-Reactive Protein - High
Red Blood Count - Low
Neutrophils - High
Lymphocytes - Low

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You tell me you have a low red blood cell count, i.e. anemia.  Thatis common in menstruating women even if under birth control. An anemia may at least to some extent and partly explain your tiredness and fatigue. Even if you have both M.S. & hypothyroidism - which I assume is compensated by thyroid hormone medication? - it is quite possible to get other illnesses too. So point out your anemia to your doctor and insist that other problems are also looked for! Good luck!


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P.S. Your lab results do not indicate any certain cancer signs. But of course your anemia should be checked!

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