From Flu to AML

I found out I had AML 12 days later from my vacation to Ethiopia. On Feb 10, I went to the hospital that was close to me because I was not feeling good for 5 days after I got the flu when I went to school on the 5th of February. Spring class started on the 5th of February then I went to my night class and started getting sick. I couldn’t recover from the flu at all in-fact it was getting worse. Then on Feb 10 2018 I went to the hospital and got diagnosed with AML.

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  • Crystal Harper moderator
    4 months ago

    @zulfa3, I had similar symptoms when I got diagnosed. It’s so important that we listen to our bodies. When it feels like something’s wrong, it usually is. Have you started treatment yet? I’m wishing you all the best as you fight through this battle. Please reach out if you ever need to talk!

  • Anthony Carrone moderator
    5 months ago

    Hi @zulfa3, Thank you so much for sharing your story. That must have been such shocking news after coming home from vacation. How have you been feeling lately? I’m thankful that you found our community and shared your story. I know it helps others feel less alone. Sending positive thoughts to you, Anthony (Team Member)

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