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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See below: Leukemia can occur at any age. Environmental risk factors for developing leukemia include exposure to radiation, chemotherapy, certain chemicals (benz ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Fero
31 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
VARIES: There is no specific symptom. Symptoms vary, for example: fevers, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath to name a few. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
22 years experience Medical Oncology
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
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Various: These can vary widely. Common symptoms include severe fatigue, fever, easy bruising or bleeding.

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