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Hives and leukemia

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 52 years experience
May be!: We see patients with hives very often. Sometimes we can identify an allergen that could be responsible. Very often no agent responsible for the rash c... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Hives are generally: itchy, but may not be any longer, if you're taking an antihistamine. However, this rash may not be hives; it is difficulty knowing without seeing it. ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Anyone but rarely: Leukemia, although frightening, is a rare disease. Outside of children, many adults do die from the acute disease although this is not the case with t... Read More
Dr. James Ball
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
See below: Leukemia can occur at any age. Environmental risk factors for developing leukemia include exposure to radiation, chemotherapy, certain chemicals (benz... Read More
Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Anyone...: can get leukemia. Rarely some individuals might inherit a familial disposition, and a few occupational exposures may increase risk (radiation or benze... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No such condition!: Leukemia by definition is a name given to blood cancer. But there are at least 4 separate types of Leukemias, broadly classified as Acute Leukemias(a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Not really: If you are referring to acute leukemia, by definition, it starts in the marrow so this would be considered stage iv sometimes chronic myelogenous leuk... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Symptoms: Most of the time, people present with symptoms like small bruises or blood sports or fevers and blood test is drawn. The blood test if abnormal will t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: The treatment for leukemia is chemotherapy and depend to type of leukemia chemotherapy is different.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Many things: These can increase your risk, but do not mean you will get leukemia: 1. Family history of leukemia 2. Exposure to certain chemicals, eg benzene... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Various: These can vary widely. Common symptoms include severe fatigue, fever, easy bruising or bleeding.
A member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
No: Most are not inherited.
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