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Sudden onset shortness of breath. Pft revealed slightly

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Sudden onset shortness of breath. Pft revealed slightly "tight" lungs by one dr and read as normal by another. CT scan revealed multiple 4mm pulmonary nodules. Pet scan revealed bilateral tonsillar uptake SUV 8.9, mild hypermetabolic level 2 lymph nodes SUV 3, diffuse heterogeneous bone marrow SUV 3.8. Report states signifies bone marrow activiation. Other symptoms include decreased appetite, sudden irritable bowel, fatigue, muscle weakness in upper arms and upper legs. Blood tests came back normal with the exception of RBC and hematocrit 1 point over normal and b12 300 points over normal. Pet scan didn't detect pulmonary nodules because they are too small. Left tonsil has a small mass that does not appear on Ct or MRI. Tonsil are due to be removed next month. What can this all be? 35 non smoker/non drinker/non diabetic
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

how old are you?