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Does lupus and leukemia have same symptoms

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
One can have both.: Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune disorder that can affect any tissue or organ on the body and can cause low blood counts such as ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Lupus and Cancer: Systemic lupus erythematosus (“lupus” or “sle”) and other autoimmune diseases are linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer. Specifically... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Both are: Serious conditions and the treatment of one will be impacted by the other. Do you know specifics about the leukemia? Acute or chronic. Myeloid or lym... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Lymphoma: There is an increased risk of lymphoma. Leukemia risk is not significantly increased.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Slight, but: Slight possibility, but the key is to catch any change early - by routine clinical evaluation at 3 month or less intervals by your rheumatologist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Lupus is: An autoimmune disease and leukemia is cancer of the blood forming elements. Lupus and leukemia patients can have low blood counts, and by contrast a l... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 38 years experience
Maybe: There is an increased risk of cancer if you have sle. This is especially true for lymphoma.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Talk to your PCP: Ask your PCP if he/she can contact the hem-onc doc to get in quicker. Ask if you can be sooner elsewhere like at the Mayo Clinic. It is right to be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Confusing lab: Looks like the wbc's and rbc's are taken from a urinalysis. Need more information, but see your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
It's not clear.: Lupus can affect your blood counts, but your WBC is fine and your platelets are high normal. Your vitamin D is low, and I see you are taking Vitamin D... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kramer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need investigation: Feeling cold could be a symptom of thyroid disease and you should be seen if the symptoms don't improve
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
More info needed: Usually patients have fatigue, swelling of glands under neck, under arms, and in the inguinal area. Often the liver or spleen are enlarged. Unexplai... Read More
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