Did you have a regular CBC? Frankly, taken together your symptoms COULD suggest some form of leukemia, but they could suggest lots of other things, including nothing at all. were you tested specifically for a blood cancer? keep in mind that a doctor sends you for a blood test, and along with that includes a clinical report, so that a pathologist who isn't looking for something not listed in the report likely may not find it.
regardless i would get more bloodwork done in a couple weeks, if for no other reason, you're clearly concerned about it and it's best to know, one way or the other.
Had CBC w/differntialw/Platelet, Comprehsive Metabolic Panel, Thyroid and Hormone checks. Doc says it's hormonal and sent me to a dermatologist for the petechiae. Dermatologist says if bloodwork is good (and mine was) that sometimes petechiae just happens. But I feel so lousy, tired, short of breath - not my normal self at all. I'll give it another few weeks and if it all continues see what my doctor recommends.
If you mentioned your status, I missed it. Male/female, age, med history. Can be important.
female, 53, alwyas healthy. To feel like I have for this long is very rare for me.
If your CBC included a WBC differential count and platelet test, and the WBC wasn't high and the platelets weren't low, taken together they would weigh against a diagnosis of leukemia although they wouldn't fully rule it out.
I'm curious- are the petechiae itchy?
Your symptoms seem very similar to mine. Do some research on Sezary Syndrome. The rash is a big sign. I had a biopsy of the rash done by a dermatologist and he never saw the cancer. It is a VERY rare cancer, my cancer doctor had to do research to treat me, she had never heard of it!
After more testing they found I actually had Hodgkins Lymph. I am finished with chemo and about to start radiation.